Today's News

  • Chamber to host March 5 legislative update in TC

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s two Statehouse representatives will take part in a March 5 legislative update sponsored by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce.

    State Sen. Erin Houchin and State Rep. Lloyd Arnold will attend the gathering, which will begin at 9 a.m. in the chamber offices located at 601 Main St. in Tell City. The two legislators will speak for an hour on bills being considered in Indianapolis. After the briefing, they will field questions. The public is encouraged to attend and light refreshments will be served.

  • City files suit against eyesore properties


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – The city of Cannelton has filed small claims suits against two property owners. The pair have racked up several thousands dollars in fines levied against buildings for property-maintenance violations.

    In three separate suits, each seeking a $6,000 judgment, Carolyn Barr and Benedict Brown, who co-own several structures in the city, were individually named as defendants.

  • PCDC honors Waupaca’s 20 years


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY –  Even if locals don’t always correctly pronounce the company’s name, leaders of Waupaca Foundry are proud to have been a part of the community for 20 years. The business was honored for its two decades of operation Thursday evening during the Perry County Development Corp.’s annual meeting.

  • Basketball previews

    Boys Games
    Friday, Feb. 19
    Heritage Hills at Tell City: These teams have similar records (Tell City is 6-14, Heritage Hills 6-13) and have had some similar results against common opponents (both lost by 12 points to Pike Central recently), so on paper this shapes up as a close game.

  • Kohnert on All-PAC

    FERDINAND—Tell City junior forward Emma Kohnert was named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.

  • Shoals sinks cold Bulldogs

    SHOALS—Cannelton hit only 28.6 percent from the field and committed 23 turnovers in a 66-37 boys basketball loss to Shoals Saturday.
    “They didn’t even really pressure us that much,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We were just kind of out of sync and never got into a flow offensively. We had a lot of dead-ball turnovers.
    “A lot of the shots that we missed weren’t great shots by any means.”

  • Versatile Vikings vanquish Commodores

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central could not stop the inside-outside game of North Posey and lost 78-55 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Lane Lynch hit a field goal to give the Commodores their only lead of the night at 6-5.
    The Commodores hit only 1 of 8 from three-point range in the first half. They had good looks at the basket, but the shots didn’t go in.
    North Posey hit 5 of 9 behind the arc in the first half and 10 of 16 for the game for 62.5 percent.

  • Titans force 23 turnovers to topple Tell City

    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City committed 23 turnovers, including 17 in the first half, in a 68-53 PAC boys basketball loss to Gibson Southern Saturday.
    Gibson Southern used a full-court press most of the first half and also forced some turnovers in the halfcourt.
    “Give their defense credit,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold. “They’re one of the more athletic teams we’ve faced, but we knew that coming in.”

  • Cannelton featured in Indiana bicentennial book
  • Spring beekeeping workshop planned for March 8

    PERRY COUNTY – March is the time to assess existing hive health and prepare hive bodies for new colonies. While frost is still on the horizon, the first spring plants are preparing to bloom, signaling the profusion of nectar about to appear.

    On March 8 at 6 p.m., Bill Gibson, an experienced beekeeper, will share his wisdom on sampling dead bees to diagnose the cause of winter hive deaths, preparing to feed pollen for spring build up, getting ready for spring swarms, establishing new hives and getting honey supers cleaned and repaired.