Today's News

  • An arc of talent: Metalworker showcases designs at fests


    Staff Writer


    ST. MARKS – The white glow of the plasma arc outlines the pattern, making quick work of the intricate designs that go into Cathy Crossley’s decorative pieces. Using a tabletop computer-numerical-controlled program that can accommodate up to a 4-by-8-foot sheet of steel; the end result is a concise artwork.

    With a now booming venture, Cathy’s Custom Metalworks provides something unique amid those in the handicraft business.

  • Putting an end to school bullying can promote a lifetime of respect


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – When it comes to methods in combating bullying, “students need to hear that message and they need to hear it in different ways,” William Tell Elementary Principal Laura Noble said as she presented the Tell School Board with a review of the corporation’s Olweus anti-bullying program.

  • Accident on Aloe Road claims life of 19-year-old

    PERRY COUNTY – A single vehicle crash  early Wednesday morning near St. Marks claimed the life of a county teen.

    The Perry County Sheriff’s Office, first responders, emergency-medical services and Perry County Rescue Squad responded to the scene of the fatal crash near the intersection of Aloe and Atlanta roads.

    The driver, 19-year-old Joshua Ward, was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner.

  • Dam work planned on Middle Fork lakes

    PERRY COUNTY – The Hoosier National Forest will lower the level of several of the Middle Fork lakes this summer to work on the dams. Indian, Saddle and Tipsaw Lakes are all scheduled to have routine work on the dams and valves.

    Saddle Lake may begin to be draw downs this week. The other lakes should be done by the end of August.  Work on the dams may be through September, depending on rain events.

    Forest Engineer Brad Lidell explained that it takes two to three weeks to do the maintenance on each dam. 

  • Parade honors Indiana’s 200 years




    Float Winners (By Division)

    Business, Mulzer Crushed Stone

    Civic, Knights of Columbus

    Nonprofit, City of Cannelton

    Religious, Evangelical United Church of Christ

    Youth - Perry County 4-H

    Watch for photos in a future edition

  • Hospital invites public to participate in community health needs assessment

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Memorial Hospital invites the community to participate in a 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment for the purpose of gaining public insight on health needs in the community.

    Perry County Memorial Hospital is conducting its second Community Health Needs Assessment which will be made available via the Hospital’s website by the end of this year. The 2012 Assessment can be found at https://www.pchospital.org/community-health-needs-assessment/.

  • Group seeks addition of Boys and Girls Club

    PERRY COUNTY – The first steps in exploring the possibility of a Boys & Girls Club of America program in Tell City and Perry County was taken this week.

    Mark Branch, Organizational Development Director for BGCA, provided an overview of the club and steps that might be taken in establishing the club, to a handful of people representing several local organizations.

    The presentation was organized by Mika Howell, who had visited a Boys and Girls Club in Corydon and became interested in the possibilities of opening a local club.

  • Eagles beat Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Cannelton improved its blocking but lost to Lanesville 25-16, 25-21, 25-21 in volleyball Monday.
    Caressa Sloss made four blocks for Cannelton and Kelsey Marshall, April Terry and Chloe Davis each added one.
    Sloss and Nicole Harris each made two kills. Harris had three assists.
    Harris served 13 points and Sloss added 10.
    Lanesville won the JV match 25-14, 24-25, 15-9.
    Tory Thomas served eight points for Cannelton. Madelyn Lindauer served six points and made two blocks.
    Emily Troutman made two kills and had two assists.

  • Corydon edges Perry Central

    CORYDON—Perry Central made 13 serving errors in a 20-25, 27-25, 16-25, 25-13, 15-12 volleyball loss to Corydon Tuesday.
    Terissa Roark did have a strong serving match for the Commodores, going 26 for 26 with six aces. Payton Emmons added three aces.
    Abby Reed led Perry Central in kills with 11. Addy Davis added five and Emmons, Brooke Mullis and Roark each made four.
    Davis had 14 assists and Kirstyn Linne added 10.
    Mullis and Ryann Lynch each made 14 digs. Emmons added seven and Davis six.

  • Offense lacking in Tell City loss

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City couldn’t get its offense going in a 25-10, 25-23, 25-12 volleyball loss to Evansville Memorial Tuesday.
    “We just did not play well tonight,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We just didn’t serve well. We were playing more defense than offense.”
    The Marksmen made only one ace serve.
    Kammie Jo Hayes led them in kills with seven and digs with 12.
    Emma Kohnert added four kills and Natalie Sanders made three. Kohnert made two solo blocks.