Today's News

  • Add another virus threat posed by ticks

    INDIANAPOLIS – State health officials announced this week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed two cases of Heartland virus infection in Indiana over the last two years. Both patients were residents of southern Indiana and survived their infections.

  • Goffinet-Kleeman

    The parents of the Karey Goffinet and Brian Kleeman announce the couple’s engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kenny Goffinet of Tell City and Charlie and Diana Goffinet of Leopold.

    The future groom is the son of Sheila Gaynor of Tell City and the late Larry Kleeman.

    Karey is a 1994 graduate of Tell City High School. She has been employed as a purchasing analyst at MasterBrand Cabinets in Huntingburg for 16 years.

  • Church News; July 13

    Knits and Knots today


    TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children? Take needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn.

    The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.


    VBS to kick off July 23


  • Perry Central releases fourth nine weeks honor roll for 2016-17 school year

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.

    Third-grade distinguished honor roll: Cooper Brown, Charles Guillaume, Summer Guillaume, Logan Hall, Victor Harpenau, Graison Hayes, Tayler Hill, Colton Jamniczky, Aleah Kellems, Hope Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Kyra Leinenbach, Mackenzie Straneva, Danaka Underhill, Trenton Wilbur, Mason Winter and Luke Zellers.

  • Back-to-school nights for Perry County schools

    PERRY COUNTY – School will be starting soon and to celebrate area schools will have their annual back-to-school cookouts. Each year, community organizations join in with school groups at a school readiness event at each of the three school corporations in Perry County to help families prepare their children for school.

    As well as the community information booths, there will be lots of fun activities, entertainment, free food and school supply giveaways.

  • Low-cost spay and neuter clinic Aug. 28
  • Sign up now for Schweizer Fest Talent Show

    TELL CITY – Registration for this summer’s Schweizer Fest Talent Show are now available at the Chamber of Commerce office at 601 Main St., in the lobby at German American Bank in downtown Tell City, at Conner Floor Covering at 12th and Tell streets or by calling Sharilyn Franzman at (812)719-3017.

    The Rules and Registration Form can also be found at www.tellcityschweizerfest.org. The Talent Show will take place on Musik Halle stage in City Hall Park on Thursday, Aug. 10, beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Class Basketball Classic alters format

    The Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic was my favorite high school all-star game the first eight years it was held because it gave the top Class A and 2A players from the state a chance to compete against each other.
    Perry Countians who competed in the senior boys and girls games through the years were Andy Chinn, Lauren Goffinet, Chris Kohnert, Sarah Powers, Tanner Cassidy and Brittany Parker, and all of them did pretty well.

  • Chestnut runs mile in 4:46

    PENDLETON—Tell City freshman-to-be Kaden Chestnut placed sixth in the Middle School Boys Miracle Mile Championships May 26.

  • Brock Thomas Arnold

    Eric Arnold and Kaylee Henderson announce the birth of their son, Brock Thomas Arnold.

    Brock was born April 25, 2017, at the Women’s Hospital in Evansville. Brock weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Christina Edge of Santa Claus and Ron Henderson of Hardinsburg, Ky. Great-grandparents are Earl Gentry and Carol Morgan of New Boston and Ronald and Sandra Henderson of Troy, Mo. Great-great-grandparents are Jean Pierrard of Tell City and Frank and Elnora Conder of Hardinsburg, Ky.