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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
  • Charles Vincent Gerber

    Bridgette Kellems and Chase Gerber of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Charles Vincent Gerber, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 1:44 p.m. He was delivered at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Charles was welcomed home by his sister, Addilyn Grayce Gerber, 1.

    Grandparents are Angel (James) and Jason Gaynor of Cannelton, Daniel Kellems Sr. of Cannelton, Carla Hunter of Santa Claus and Chad Gerber of Cannelton.

  • Commissioners to review insurance policies


    Staff Writer


    PERRY COUNTY – Eying any potential savings, the commissioners voted to open up the county’s liability and workers’ compensation insurance for bid. While the date is nearing for renewal with the existing firm, the board voted to solicit proposals since it has been many years since costs have been reviewed in a competitive nature.

    Workers’ comp coverage is set for renewal in June and liability in August.

  • City to appeal annexation loss




    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City will ask the Indiana Supreme Court to review an Indiana Court of Appeals decision that gave a victory to landowners opposed to the city’s annexation’s plans.

    The council voted 3-2 Monday to appeal the decision, asking the state high court to reverse last month’s decision that said property owners had obtained sufficient signatures to formally challenge the case in court.

  • Art exhibit on display at Archabbey Gallery

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an art exhibit called “One Plus One” through May 30. The exhibit showcases the art of two friends, Brother Martin Erspamer OSB and Kazhia Kolb.

    Brother Martin will be showing drawings and ceramics. His work in ceramic ranges from functional pieces to more sculptural work. Glazes are used to produce a variety of colors and textures. Some pieces are decorated with delicate line drawings, while other work is deeply incised, producing figurative work of dramatic intensity.

  • Remembering WWII and The Doolittle Raid

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist


    The 18th of this month marks the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid against Japan during World War Two. It was an attempt to strike back at Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor and to buoy American morale in the home front.

    Placing his left boot against the metal rib just above the aircraft’s deck, Lt. Miller braced himself. The bomber was pitching up and down wildly with the ship, as he looked out at the Navy men scurrying about the deck of the carrier preparing for the launch.