Today's News

  • Talk to a lawyer for free May 14

    EVANSVILLE – The next scheduled telephone talk to a lawyer clinic is Thursday, May 14. 

    While the telephone clinic is traditionally the first Thursday of each month, May’s session will be held May 14  from 4:30 to 7 p.m. During these hours, volunteers will be available to talk to callers about any  general legal question regarding Indiana law.

    Volunteers do not represent the callers, they are only available to answer questions and give general legal advice and guidance.

  • Kid’s free fishing derby May 16 at German Ridge

    GERMAN RIDGE – If you’re a kid who likes to fish, or know a kid who might, the Hoosier National Forest invites you to the 20th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond near Rome Saturday, May 16. 

    The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under.

    The event is held within the German Ridge Recreation Area off of Indiana 66. Parking will be within the campground or day use area. Employees will be onsite to assist with parking. Participants can walk or be shuttled from the parking areas to the fishing pond. 

  • SIRS’ Tell City building to become ‘Reed Building’

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon-cutting in celebration of the dedication of Southern Indiana Resource Solutions’ Tell City building as the “Reed Building” Thursday, May 14, at 2 p.m. A dedication will follow. The SIRS Building of Tell City  is located at 1012 31st St. in Tell City.  

  • VFW to sell Buddy Poppies this weekend

    TELL CITY – Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will sell buddy poppies and accept donations Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 at Wal-Mart and Noble’s IGA in Tell City.

    Proceeds from the sale of the poppies are used for aid, relief and comfort of veterans in need and members of the Armed Forces and their dependents.

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  • Courthouse will be open Saturday for early primary voting

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City voters in two precincts may vote today, Friday, Saturday and next Monday at the courthouse for the sole contested primary race in the May 5 primary.

    County Clerk Mandi Mogan said two precincts, Tell City 3 and Tell City 5, will be the only ones voting in the primary.

  • In the legislative homestretch at last

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74


    With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, as you know, a lot can happen before the horses cross the finish line. Like any race, the Kentucky Derby is very comparable to the legislative session, and we are officially in the homestretch.

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  • Early morning meth bust results in several arrests

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department busted an alleged methamphetamine lab Tuesday, April 28. The investigation culminated in numerous arrests. 

    Officer Jason Shadwick initiated the investigation, which led him to 733 15th St., the residence of Thomas Hubert, 26. Shadwick said he located items consistent with the manufacturing of methamphetamine in a shed behind the residence.

    Hubert was not found at the scene, but was later discovered along with multiple other suspects at 1010 13th St. All were taken into custody without incident.

  • Memorial Hospital wants to build clinic in county




    KITTERMAN CORNER – Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center will approach the Perry County Plan Commission this evening to seek rezoning of land near Kitterman Corner for a proposed medical clinic.

    The plan commission will be asked to rezone a tract of land from light industrial to one that would allow the medical clinic to be built.