Today's News

  • Fraternal Order of Police Jeep, 4X4 ride set for Aug. 29

    TELL CITY – Perry County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 137 will host an inaugural Jeep and 4X4 ride Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The event will begin with check-in at 10 a.m., with the ride getting underway at noon. There will be raffles, prizes, food before and after the ride, police-canine demonstrations and, weather permitting, a touchdown by an Air Evac medical helicopter. Shirts will also be available for purchase. The grand prize will be a set of new tires courtesy of TTR.

  • Perry Central students earn work-ethic certifications
  • School district asked to pay more for use of parks


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY -–  Many Tell City Marksmen athletes who step onto a court or ball field often do so partially on the city’s dime. Though it’s not a top-of-mind issue, Tell City government foots the maintenance, up-keep and electricity costs for many venues they own, namely at Hagedorn Park, that are used for high school activities, including Frank Clemens baseball field, the municipal tennis courts, girls softball field and the nearby practice football field.

  • Schweizer Fest royalty crowned
  • Aug. 12 hearing set on proposed public-safety tax




    TELL CITY – The Perry County Council will host a public hearing Wednesday, Aug. 12, to discuss a proposed public-safety local-option income tax that, if adopted, would provide funding for a range of public services. However, it would also reduce the paychecks of Perry County residents.

    The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Schergens Center.

  • County may have to face Deer Lake costs alone


    Staff Writer


    PERRY COUNTY – A home constructed years ago at the base of Deer Lake dam, already a source of much consternation for local officials, will continue to be a matter of concern for the foreseeable future. How exactly the county will overcome the “dam dilemma” is a question commissioners wanted to already have answered.

  • Menus: Week of Aug. 10–14

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.



    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage Bagel LUNCH - Chicken Nuggets, Bread, Green Beans, Macaroni & Cheese, Pears

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry Muffin LUNCH - Taco Salad, Corn, Peaches

    Wednesday: BREAKFAST - French Toast Sticks LUNCH - Chicken & Dumplings, Hot Roll, Mixed Vegetables, Pineapple

  • Ramsey – Blinn

    Samuel Eugene Ramsey and Emily Jade Blinn announce their upcoming wedding ceremony Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, in Muncie. 

    The prospective bridegroom is the son of Brian and Penny Snyder of Troy.

    His grandparents are Hubert and Judy Ramsey of Troy and Mae Snyder of Tell City and the late William Snyder.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Edwin Jr. and Usa Blinn of Marion.

    Her grandparents are George and Rose Porter and Terry and Flo Rennaker of N.C., Marty Porter of Fairmont and Edwin Sr. and Brenda Blinn of Marion.

  • Seifert – Hagedorn

    Abby E. Seifert of Dale and Jeremy J. Hagedorn of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cathy Seifert and Gary Seifert of Dale.

    The future groom is the son of Marilyn and Joseph Hagedorn of Tell City.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.

    A reception will be held at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center in Chrisney.

  • Price to sign newest book at Schweizer Fest