Today's News

  • Victoria Marie Nugent

    Tierra McCoskey and Logan Nugent of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Victoria Marie.

    She was delivered June 13, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Victoria weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Grandparents are William “Bill” McCoskey of Tell City and Kim Reed and Chris Nugent of Cannelton.

    Great-grandparents are Augusta Nugent of Cannelton and the late Norman Nugent and Marilyn and Bob Lawson of Cannelton.

  • Grace Elizabeth Shively

    Joshua and Sara Shively of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Elizabeth. She was delivered at 4:10 p.m. May 28, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

    She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Shively is the former Sara Kress.

    Grace was welcomed home by her brother, Liam, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Doug and Sheila Kress of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Frank and Ava Sturgeon of Hawesville, Ky.

  • Social News

    THE CLASS OF 1966 GAL PAL LUNCH will be held at noon Thursday, July 10, at The Patio restaurant in Tell City.

    THE WILLIAM TELL CENTER will host its weekly dance and carry-in dinner Saturday. Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. and Crosswinds will perform at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 and includes drinks and snacks. Line dancing is held Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Card playing is held every Tuesday at 6 p.m. The public is invited to all events. Call 547-2714 for more information.

  • Adventures with Nature

    Leslie Grow with Hardy Lake holds a barn owl during her presentation on raptors. She also brought hawks and an American kestrel, the smallest member of the falcon family.

  • Sheriff’s department issues reminder on scams

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Sheriff’s Department has received a call regarding fraud in which someone claimed to be a tax officer from Garden City, N.Y.

    The caller told someone they were delinquent on their tax payments and that there would be an officer there the next day to arrest them.

  • New police reserves sworn in for Tell City

    Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing administered oaths of office to four new police reserves during a City Hall ceremony Tuesday. Reserves provide security for athletic games and special events, such as the upcoming Schweizer Fest. They also accompany other officers on routine patrols.

  • Work to begin on newest floodwall mural

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society has announced plans to begin work on a new mural at the floodwall opening and Humboldt Street.

    The mural will depict the history of Tell City woodworking. Funding for the mural was donated by Tony and Nena Hauenstein Manci in memory of the Hauenstein, Ahlf and Snyder families.

    “The Hauenstein, Ahlf and Snyder families have long been associated as well as benefited from the fruits of the talented and hardworking furniture industry laborers,” Nena said.

  • 4-H fair set for 2014 kickoff

    TELL CITY – Local 4-H’ers have a few more days to put the finishing touches on their projects but the opening events of this year’s Perry County 4-H Fair will kick off tonight. This year’s 4-H fair demolition derby is set for Saturday evening.

    The 2014 4-H Queen and Junior Miss Contest will begin at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds. Four candidates, Isabel Adams, Mackenzie Flamion, Kendall Hauser and Aqualia Parker,  are vying for this year’s 4-H Fair Queen title. Junior Miss candidates are Skylar Parker and Lacey Peter.

  • Police: No evidence of attempt to abduct child

    TELL CITY – Tell City Police Lt. Alan Malone said officers are continuing to investigate a report of suspicious activity Monday evening in the 900 block of 22nd Street but said, contrary to rumors circulating Tuesday, there is no evidence of an attempted child abduction.

  • County man killed in early morning crash

    MOUNT PLEASANT – An early-morning crash on Onido Road in northeast Perry County claimed the life of a 25-year-old father of three.

    According to the Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Steven J. Kellems died of multiple injuries sustained when his vehicle left the roadway, struck a utility pole and rolled several times. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Kratzer, the investigation is continuing and it was not immediately known why the vehicle left the roadway. The call to police was placed at 3:23 a.m.