Today's News

  • Walk to School Day
  • Lilly Counseling Initiative sparks innovative efforts for student success

    Tami Silverman

    President of Indiana Youth Institute


  • Perry County Memorial Hospital making a difference in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital Radiology Department will offer a 15-percent discount for women who schedule and receive a mammogram during the month of October.

    Along with the decreased hospital rate, Perry County Memorial Hospital Radiologists, Dr. Scott Babin and Dr. Sean Ladson are also offering a 15 percent mammogram reading discount. Women will leave their appointment with a bag full of goodies and a chance to win a weekly drawing for a Skinsations facial, massage, mani/pedi, or a fall wreath.

  • Sheriff’s department site steers trick-or-treaters from sex offenders

    PERRY COUNTY –The Perry County Sheriff’s Department’s OffenderWatch is a new sex offender mapping and alerting service that aids citizens in avoiding dangerous homes

    According to Sheriff Alan Malone, there are 49 registered sex offenders in the county. He wants the public to know where they reside so that you avoid those houses when trick-or-treating. 

  • Bristow Car Show Sunday

    The Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour moves to Bristow Sunday for the community’s 28th annual Octoberfest and car show. Along with hundreds of classic vehicles, there will be music, craft vendors, food and games. Registration for the show starts at 8 a.m. at the community center. The fun will last through the afternoon. On Saturday, the historic Rickenbaugh House at Celina Lake will be open four tours. See Page 3B for more fall tour activities.

  • Lilly counseling grants to promote student success

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will receive $147,050 from Lilly Endowment Inc. as part of the endowment’s Comprehensive Counseling Initiative for Indiana K-12 students. Perry Central will receive the same grant in the amount of $117,800.

    The county school districts are two of more than 50 public school corporations and five charter schools in Indiana selected to implement plans to help them meet the complex academic, college, career, and social and emotional counseling needs of their students.

  • TC police will see sizable pay raises in 2018




    TELL CITY – Tell City police officers will earn longevity bonuses to their base pay sooner and more often under a salary ordinance adopted Monday by the Tell City Common Council.

    The salary changes, Police Chief Derrick Lawalin said, follow summertime budget discussions on how the city can better retain skilled officers and shrink the pay gap between what the city pays its police officers and what they might earn from comparably sized communities.

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  • TC Schools parent-teacher conferences upcoming

    TELL CITY – The afternoon and evening of Thursday, Oct. 12, are the designated times for parent-teacher conferences at William Tell Elementary School.  Parents will be notified of their scheduled time by Monday, Oct. 9. 

    If parents need to make any changes with their appointment, they are asked to contact their child’s teacher at (812) 547-9727.

    Students at Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School will receive report cards on Tuesday, Oct.10. Parent-teacher conferences will be held Thursday, Oct. 12 from 4-7:45 p.m.

  • Fenn-Allen

    Jessica Fenn of Tell City and Jeffrey Allen of Rochester, Minn., were united in marriage on Saturday, July 15, 2017, in a 4 p.m. outdoor ceremony at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony, Minn. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Doug Fenn, uncle and godfather of the bride. The reception followed in the Great Hall of Silverwood Park before the couple honeymooned in Belize.