Today's News

  • March for Babies event set for Sunday in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The annual Perry County March of Dimes March for Babies March for Babies walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 4, at City Hall in Tell City.  Check-in will be at 1 p.m. with the walk beginning at 2.

     Former ambassador families are invited to attend and lead the walk. After the walk, food and beverages donated by local businesses will be served to the participants.

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  • Marching Marksmen’s on-field production evolving


    Staff Writer


    EVANSVILLE – The Tell City Marching Marksmen finished fifth at a contest Saturday at Evansville North. The band was 10.25 points off the pace set by Mater Dei.

    After a very strong showing the previous week, Tell City faced what band director Natasha Edmondson considered very tough competition, as “most of the bands in our group are the same bands we will be up against at Regional contest.” 

  • Police seize synthetic drug; four arrested




    TELL CITY – The seizure of more than 2 pounds of bath salts landed four people in hot water last week. Four people, two from Tell City and two from Spencer County, face charges of dealing or possessing a synthetic drug.

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  • Sunday activities in Rome to kick off 2015 fall tour

    ROME – The community of Rome will host activities the first weekend of the Hoosier Heritage Fall tour Sunday, Oct. 4. Fried chicken dinners with mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert will served in the courthouse. Serving will begin at 11 a.m.

    An all-day concession stand will sell hamburgers, cheeseburgers, barbecue and soft drinks.

    There will be live music by the House Kat Trio with Rita, Ray and Teddy. They will take the stage at 11 a.m. Free wagon rides will be provided by Jim Krutz, weather permitting.

  • Local graduation rates mostly near state averages, but there is room to improve


    Staff Writer


    PERRY COUNTY – With the state averages for graduation rates pushing 90 percent, local schools are largely on pace with those numbers, bettering averages in several categories. Those figures are encouraging but do hold room for improvement.

  • Photo shoot Saturday

    TELL CITY – There will be a Pop Up Pin Up Photoshoot Saturday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. downtown in Tell City. Organizers are in search of props such as rat rods, muscle cars, motorcycles, old vintage things, and much more. If you would like to volunteer please call Kelly Jo at (812) 608-0626. A full 12 month calendar will be made of the shoot and prints will be available for purchase.

  • Demo derby to headline Octoberfest’s Saturday list of events

    Fairgrounds near Grandview to host season’s final events

    GRANDVIEW – Spencer County’s annual Octoberfest is ready to kick off the fall season in style Saturday at the Spencer County Fairgrounds in Grandview. Despite recent rainfall bringing an end to a relatively dry September, the forecast for Saturday holds the promise of enjoying the crisp air of autumn among friends and neighbors.