Today's News

  • Hinton – Alvey

    Cody Dale Hinton of St. Marks and Amanda Joy Alvey of Tell City announce their engagement and up-coming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Paul and Ginger Alvey of Tell City and the granddaughter of Starr Howell and the late Horace Howell Jr. and the late Ralph and Bernadine Alvey.

    The future groom is the son of Clinton and Vicki Hinton of St. Marks and the grandson of Alice Hinton and the late Charles Hinton and Dolores McManaway and the late Chester McManaway.

  • Domtar’s Relay for Life 5K set for April 25

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Domtar Paper Co. LLC’s Relay For Life 5K will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 25.

    This 5-kilometer, 3.1 mile, race will start and finish at the Domtar facility at 58 Wescor Road in Hawesville, Ky.

    The route is mostly flat with some hills. Signs will be posted.

    Pre-registration will be $20 through Thursday, April 16, and $25 post–entry and on race day. T-shirts will be given to all registrants. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. Awards will be given to the top female and male finisher in each category.

  • Community Events; April 11

    Library open house today


    TELL CITY – In celebration of National Library Week, the Perry County Public Library invites the community to visit the Tell City library branch during an open house April 16. 

    Cookies and punch will be available to guests and Friends of the Library members will also host tours of the library.

    The event is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Tell City.


    TCHS Lip Sync this Saturday


  • Free health-screenings by PCMH at Wal-Mart

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer free blood-pressure and glucose (sugar) screenings every Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m. inside the Tell City Wal-Mart. Fasting for two hours is recommended, eight hours is preferred. You may drink water, black coffee and take your medications. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Caryn Weiss RN at (812) 547-0125 or email cweiss@pchospital.org.

  • Run for Your Mother coming May 10

    TELL CITY – The annual Run for Your Mother is only a few weeks away and registrations are now being accepted for runners and walkers planning to participate.

    This fun run-walk 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day morning, Sunday, May 10, in front of the Tell City Depot. 

  • Church News; April 16

    Restored By Grace to perform Sunday at DCBC


    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host a spring praise concert beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 19.

    Restored by Grace will perform. All are invited to attend.


    St. John’s dinner, euchre tourney Saturday


    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will host a euchre tourney and dinner beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the church.

  • When I grow up ... I want to be a ...


    Feature Writer


    Ask most adults what they, as a child, wanted to be when they grew up, and they might say something like police officer, teacher or veterinarian.

    Some may have realized those early aspirations, while others may have matured into very different careers. A few will say they didn’t really have a certain direction in mind.

  • Rural News: DOOLITTLE MILLS; April 16

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 —A mother-daughter-friend banquet will be held at Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills Friday evening, May 8. A carry-in meal will be held at 5 p.m. in the church basement, followed by a Mother’s Day program. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Cannelton schools release third nine-week honor rolls

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools have released honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2014-15 academic year.

    • First-grade students earning distinguished honors were Brianna Evans, Gage Garrett, Caleb Hulse, Jacie James, Brenna Smith ad Rylan Snyder.

    • Second-grade students earning distinguished honors were Taylor DuPont, Bria Garrett, Kylie Anastasiades, Makayla Hulse, Ian White, Carma Rapier and Dylan Ridener. Honor roll: Gabby Stowe, Keaton Walls and Caine Woodrum.

  • Fifth annual Dale Car Show to return Sunday, April 26

    DALE – Mark your calendars now for the fifth annual Dale Car Show, returning to Dale Town Park, also known as Heichelbeck Park, Sunday, April 26.

    Located along Wallace and East Medcalf Streets in Dale, the event draws hundreds of visitors with their prized automobiles, from antiques and souped-up rods to motorcycles and snazzy pick-up trucks, for hundreds of viewers to enjoy.