Today's News

  • Teagan Drum Kahler

    Courtney Leisner and Shawn Kahler of rural Tell City announce the birth of their son, Teagan Drum Kahler on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.

    Teagan was delivered at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Betty Jean Leisner of Bristow and the late Shawn Leisner. Paternal grandparents are Connie and Mike Kahler of Tell City.

    Maternal great-grandparents are the late Anthony and Olivia Leisner and Omer and Bonnie Sandage.

  • Luke Allen Kempf

    Breanna and Jeremy Kempf of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Luke Allen Kempf on Feb. 18, 2016.

    Luke was delivered at Perry County Memorial Hospital at 5:38 p.m. He weighed 9 pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Frank and Rebecca Dupont of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Michael and Joanie Howland and the late Allen Kempf, all of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Henry Kempf and Urban Strobel.

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  • Community Events; April 18

    VFW yard sale set to begin April 29


    TELL CITY – The VFW Auxiliary will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at 301 Main St.

    Anyone wanting to donate items for the yard sale is asked to drop them off at the VFW during business hours. For questions, call (812) 719-8255. 


    Screenings at the Villas April 21


  • Free oil changes, haircuts, food join Saturday’s Great Day of Service

    PERRY COUNTY – Can you be a blessing to others? Pastor Dan Hopkins at First Baptist Church in Tell City believes you can. He and other area ministers are inviting individuals, organizations and businesses to take part in the second annual Great Day of Service Saturday, April 23.

    The event will include reaching out to others in the community and helping to meet some of their needs.

  • Create a pollinator-friendly backyard

    Sara Dzimianski

    Purdue Extension


    Pollinators are vital to life on earth. Without butterflies, bees, moths and other pollinators, we would not see the great variety of plant life that exists on this planet. Many of our favorite foods depend on insect pollination. Without pollinators we would not have peaches, pumpkins, or pears.

  • Grant will promote technology, elementary science


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Tell City school administrators have long claimed a commitment to endorsing science mathematics and technology. Recent announcements from the school board go a long way toward propounding such assertions.

  • When I grow up, I want to be a ...







    Beth Lasher’s third-grade students at William Tell Elementary School shared hopes and aspirations for their future careers Thursday during a second annual book unveiling and signing. Students wrote entries for the book, talking about the career they’d like to have, as well as the work they’ll need to do to make sure they’ll be prepared when they are veterinarians, professional athletes, teachers and inventors.

  • Farmland tax breaks will impact school coffers


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Newton’s Third Law, states “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” And knee-jerk reactions from the state Legislature to issue tax breaks often have unintended effects. A recent example of that rears its head in a loss of tax revenue for all municipal and other entities that rely on those funds, like local school corporations.