Today's News

  • Knits & Knots to meet Aug. 13

    TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children? Take your needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.

  • Sisters’ Aug. 15 program will reflect on Mary

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Mary: A Gift to Many,”  Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. EDT at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    The program will explore the world’s view of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and how she is prayed to, celebrated, and recognized through many different cultural customs.

  • Local business supports Perry County Marines
  • Camp Discovery
  • Kiwanis induct new members
  • Strong Footings


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  • Commissioners advance budget; consider additional EMS personnel


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    TELL CITY – The Perry County Board of Commissioners voted Monday during a regular session to advance a proposed 2016 budget that will include 3-percent pay increases across the board for employees. The suggested raises were briefly discussed at the commissioners’ last meeting in June, when they announced it would be included on their budget agenda.

    The county council will consider the recommendations and have final say in formally accepted budgets and any salary adjustments.

  • Community Events; July 23

    Maxon luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 4


    TELL CITY – All former Maxon employees and their spouses are invited to attend a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Patio Steak House in Tell City. Call Allen Kast at (812) 719-9849 with any questions.


    Sportsman club euchre tourney Saturday


  • St. Meinrad monk receives Spiritus Liturgiae Award

    ST. MEINRAD –The Liturgical Institute has awarded its Spiritus Liturgiae Award to the Columba Kelly OSB, of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. The award recognizes distinguished service to the Catholic Church in promotion of the sacred liturgy.

    Kelly, a Benedictine monk and priest, studied sacred music in Rome, earning a Licentiate in Sacred Theology degree from Sant’ Anselmo in 1959. He then studied at the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, earning a doctorate in 1963.

  • St. John’s Lutheran to host VBS July 26-30

    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church invites all area children to attend vacation Bible school from June 22 through June 26. The theme this year is Everest, where kids will discover what it means to hold on to God’s mighty power in everyday life.

    Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing cool songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies and make fun crafts.