Today's News

  • Perry Central releases fourth nine weeks honor roll for 2016-17 school year

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.

    Third-grade distinguished honor roll: Cooper Brown, Charles Guillaume, Summer Guillaume, Logan Hall, Victor Harpenau, Graison Hayes, Tayler Hill, Colton Jamniczky, Aleah Kellems, Hope Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Kyra Leinenbach, Mackenzie Straneva, Danaka Underhill, Trenton Wilbur, Mason Winter and Luke Zellers.

  • Back-to-school nights for Perry County schools

    PERRY COUNTY – School will be starting soon and to celebrate area schools will have their annual back-to-school cookouts. Each year, community organizations join in with school groups at a school readiness event at each of the three school corporations in Perry County to help families prepare their children for school.

    As well as the community information booths, there will be lots of fun activities, entertainment, free food and school supply giveaways.

  • Low-cost spay and neuter clinic Aug. 28
  • Sign up now for Schweizer Fest Talent Show

    TELL CITY – Registration for this summer’s Schweizer Fest Talent Show are now available at the Chamber of Commerce office at 601 Main St., in the lobby at German American Bank in downtown Tell City, at Conner Floor Covering at 12th and Tell streets or by calling Sharilyn Franzman at (812)719-3017.

    The Rules and Registration Form can also be found at www.tellcityschweizerfest.org. The Talent Show will take place on Musik Halle stage in City Hall Park on Thursday, Aug. 10, beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Class Basketball Classic alters format

    The Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic was my favorite high school all-star game the first eight years it was held because it gave the top Class A and 2A players from the state a chance to compete against each other.
    Perry Countians who competed in the senior boys and girls games through the years were Andy Chinn, Lauren Goffinet, Chris Kohnert, Sarah Powers, Tanner Cassidy and Brittany Parker, and all of them did pretty well.

  • Chestnut runs mile in 4:46

    PENDLETON—Tell City freshman-to-be Kaden Chestnut placed sixth in the Middle School Boys Miracle Mile Championships May 26.

  • Brock Thomas Arnold

    Eric Arnold and Kaylee Henderson announce the birth of their son, Brock Thomas Arnold.

    Brock was born April 25, 2017, at the Women’s Hospital in Evansville. Brock weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Christina Edge of Santa Claus and Ron Henderson of Hardinsburg, Ky. Great-grandparents are Earl Gentry and Carol Morgan of New Boston and Ronald and Sandra Henderson of Troy, Mo. Great-great-grandparents are Jean Pierrard of Tell City and Frank and Elnora Conder of Hardinsburg, Ky.

  • Man accused of pointing gun at police officer

    TELL CITY – A family disturbance landed a Tell City man behind bars on several felony charges after he allegedly threatened a victim and police with a deadly weapon. David R.L. Fisher, 36, was arrested July 2 and charged with pointing a firearm at a person and battery on a public safety official, each Level 5 felonies; and intimidation and resisting law enforcement, both Level 6 felonies.

  • City lions roaring again




    Tell City’s Venetian Lions are again in top shape, thanks to the skills of local sculptor and stone mason Greg Harris and more than $5,000 raised in local contributions.

    Harris worked on the lions over the course of several weeks, stripping off several coats of white paint to expose the original concrete. Cracks were repaired and small sections of concrete that had sloughed off over the decades were replaced.

  • Guns, cash recovered from July 4 break-in

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County sheriff’s deputies have charged a man in the July 4 burglary of a residence and the theft of firearms, jewelry and cash.