Today's News

  • Man sought in police chase, car crash arrested

    PERRY COUNTY – Police have arrested a man who they said fled officers and crashed his car on Atlanta Road last week.

    Mark Ransom, 37, of 12291 St. Augustine St., Leopold, was arrested Wednesday night on a warrant and was charged with resisting law enforcement, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, driving while suspended, unlawful use of a police radio and reckless driving. He was released within an hour after posting a $4,105 bond.

  • Community Events; April 20

    Rome Masonic Lodge to hold supper April 29


    ROME – Rome Masonic Lodge 133 F&AM will hold its quarterly carry-in supper Saturday, April 29, at 5 p.m. at the lodge hall in Rome.

    The lodge will furnish meat and drinks. Visitors and friends are welcome.


    Twilight Towers yard sale May 13


  • Gudorf-Englert

    Kelsey A. Gudorf and Cody A. Englert, both of Jasper, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mark and Louise Gudorf of Jasper. The future groom is the son of Keith Englert of Dale and Lynn Daverin of Leopold.

    Gudorf graduated from Jasper High School in 2012 and from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville in 2016. She is employed as a dental hygienist at The Smile Center in Huntingburg.

  • Cannelton Schools eye potential Can-Clay funds


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – If the county decides to lease the Can-Clay grounds back to the manufacturer, Cannelton City Schools wants a piece of whatever finances come down the pipe. Schools Superintendent Dr. Alva Sibbitt met with county commissioners Tuesday during the board’s regular session at the high school to plead that case.

  • Police looking for alleged driver of car found crashed on Atlanta Road

    TELL CITY – Details were still sketchy Wednesday afternoon but police are still looking to question a man they said crashed a car on Atlanta Road Monday night and then fled on foot.

    Mark Ransom is sought by police and is believed to be the driver of the vehicle that triggered a police search for much of the night, officers said.

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  • William Tell Elementary honor rolls released

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary has released honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.

  • Tell City High School honors program April 24

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School announced it will hold its annual honors program for students in grades 7-12 Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

  • Cinema owner faces civil suits




    TELL CITY – A Perry County man whose Tell City Cinemas has faced picketing after his second arrest on sex charges is now facing two civil complaints and could soon be evicted from the business.

    William J. Lillpop and Tell City Cinemas Inc. is being sued by the city of Tell City through its revolving loan fund. Lillpop borrowed $150,000 in early 2014 to purchase digital projection equipment. Lillpop, who still owes about $135,000 on the note, is about three months behind on repaying the loan.

  • Perry Central plant sale April 29