Today's News

  • AG Zoeller: Jared Fogle’s story serves as wake-up call

    Greg Zoeller

    Indiana Attorney General


    The arrest of one of Indiana’s celebrities forces us to acknowledge what many still don’t want to believe –  the underground business of sex trafficking exists and is thriving.

    When the Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficking Humans Task Force, which I co-chair, first started talking about human trafficking in our state, we were met with skeptics.

  • Reunions; Sept. 3

    DESCENDANTS OF JOSEPH AND MARY ROGIER of Leopold will gather for a family reunion at noon Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Perry County Coon Club.

    The meal will be at noon, but arrive earlier if you would like. Table service will be provided. Take your own drinks and enough covered dishes for your family for a pitch-in dinner.


    THE FAULKENBERG FAMILY reunion is planned for Sunday, Sept. 20, at Patoka Lake Shelterhouse No. 1. A carry-in meal will be served at noon. All relatives are encouraged to attend.


  • Preaching lecture, workshop set at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present the 25th annual John S. and Virginia Marten Lecture and Workshop in Homiletics Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 6-7, on the Saint Meinrad campus.

    This year’s lecturer is Lori Carrell, vice chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Rochester. The topic of the evening presentation is “Does Preaching Matter? A Communication Perspective.”

    The lecture will be held in St. Bede Theater from 7 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

  • Kooper Harold McCallister

    Jim and Chelsea McCallister of Tell City announce the birth of a son, Kooper Harold McCallister.

    He was delivered at 9:24 a.m. Jan 5, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 2.8 ounces and was 20¼ inches long.

    The mother is the former Chelsea Schaaf.

    Kooper was welcomed home by a brother, Wyatt, 5, and a half sister, Lily, 10.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Cathy Greubel of Tell City, Paula Schaaf of Evansville and the late Jerry Schaaf.

  • 10 years of expanding young minds at SonShine Early Learning Center
  • Community Events; Sept. 3

    John Williams Memorial Ride Sept. 19


    PERRY COUNTY – The seventh annual John Williams Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, Sept. 19.  Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City. 

    All bikes out at 11 and will return by 4:30.  All vehicles welcome.  All proceeds will benefit the John Williams Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship of the Perry County Community Foundation. 

    For more information, contact Joe at (812) 719-0176 or Earla at (812) 719-1012.

  • Hoosier Hills Credit Union ribbon cutting set for Sept. 18

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Hoosier Hills Credit Union on Friday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. to mark the grand opening of the financial institution’s new branch at 923 Payne St. The building is located on Indiana 37 across from Noble’s IGA in Tell City. 

  • Kason Lee Sabelhaus

    Brandon and Courtney Sabelhaus of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Kason Lee Sabelhaus.

    Kason was born at 8:03 a.m. Aug. 21, 2015, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Sabelhaus is the former Courtney Briggeman.

    Kason was welcomed home by his brother, Levi, 2.

    Grandparents are Dave and Kathy Briggeman of Tell City and David and Diane Sabelhaus of Bristow.

  • Library story times to begin Sept. 21

    TELL CITY  – Perry County Public Library announces registration is now open for the autumn story time session. 

    Autumn story times will run Sept. 21 through Oct. 29, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations.

    Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Story time programs are:

    • Monday mornings, 10-10:30 a.m. – Tell City (birth through 2 years)

  • Report of man with gun arguing with woman lands one in jail

    CANNELTON – A report of an armed man fighting with a woman in front of a Cannelton tavern led to one arrest Saturday night.

    According to Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall, officers were summoned to Bear’s Tavern just after 11 p.m. An officer arrived in less than two minutes of being dispatched and learned the suspect had left in a vehicle before his arrival. While speaking to witnesses, a vehicle drove by and it was later identified as the vehicle in which the suspect was in, Hall said.