Today's News

  • Pestalozzi Street accidents related
  • TCJSHS earns JA volunteer service award
  • TCHS Class of 1960 to meet Friday, Aug. 7

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s Class of 1960 will host its 55-year reunion Friday, Aug. 7, at the Hoosier Heights Country Club. The evening will begin with a social hour and cash bar at 4 p.m.  A class photo will be taken at 5 p.m. followed by a meal at 5:30 p.m. A program will follow with music by The Recycled Teenagers.

  • FSA county committee nomination period in Spencer, Perry counties now open

    ROCKPORT – Spencer-Perry County U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Executive Director Rhonda Eaton announced the nomination period for local FSA county committees began June 15. Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the Spencer and Perry County FSA offices by the close of business Aug. 3.

    “County Committees are unique to FSA and allow producers to have a voice on federal farm program implementation at the local level,” said Eaton.

  • Ribbon cutting set for new sign at Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School

    Tell City - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting at Tell City Junior Senior High School Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m., in celebration of the generous donation by German American of new digital sign. The new sign is located on the lawn directly in front of the school at 900 12th St. in Tell City.

  • Dogs wreak havoc on Cannelton neighborhoods


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Unleashed dogs have some Cannelton residents up in arms about how to curb the nuisance and potentially dangerous animals.

  • Trouble shooting tomato problems

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Everyone is talking about what a terrible season it has been for vegetable farming. My garden is growing weeds while the onions rot and the tomatoes languish on the vine.  The rain has made for soggy ground that starves annual plants of oxygen. 

  • 4-H grand prize agriculture winner Kelsi Denu recognized for her efforts

    TELL CITY – The fluid flow experts of Green Leaf, Inc., a Fontanet, Indiana manufacturer of agricultural products, Tractor Supply Company and Indiana 4-H Youth Development recently named Kelsi Denu of Tell City as the Perry County 4-H Fair’s Tractor Supply 4-H Bright Futures Award winner.

    During the Perry County 2015 fair, held July 10-13, Denu was named the 4-H Grand Champion winner in veterinary science and in addition, was recognized as the Tractor Supply 4-H Bright Futures Award winner, receiving a $25 Visa gift card and plaque.

  • Lillian Charlotte Richter

    Bradley and Baylie Richter of Lexington, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Charlotte.

    She was delivered at 11:41 a.m. June 10, 2015, at St. Joseph East in Lexington, Ky.

    Lillian weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Richter is the former Baylie Gelarden.

    Maternal grandparents are Philip and Cathy Gelarden of Cannelton.

    Paternal grandparents are David and Jenny Richter of Tell City.

  • Easton Hagedorn

    Greg Hagedorn of Tell City and Maegan Hagedorn of Hendersonville, Tenn., announce the birth of their son, Easton.

    He was delivered at 1:19 a.m. July 1, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and health Care Center in Jasper.

    Grandparents are Randy and Doris Hagedorn of Tell City and Dwayne and Janet Webb of Hendersonville, Tenn.