Today's News

  • Republican caucus selects District 74 successor


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD – It took three rounds of voting for precinct committeemen to make a selection during a caucus Monday at Perry Central School, but once the final ballots were tallied, a Crawford County Councilman, Steve Bartels, stood as the top candidate for the District 74 House seat. In that final round, he bested Mary Roberson by just two votes, 31-29, to earn the party’s choice for the office.

  • Lincoln Trail Bridge work nearly complete




    In a brief ceremony Wednesday morning, the Indiana Department of Transportation re-dedicated the Bob Cummings Lincoln Trail Bridge, gleaming in the sunlight with a new coat of baby-blue paint. The 51-year-old bridge has received $19 million of work over the past few years and INDOT, which invited Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials, contractors and local officials, marked the occasion by raising the bridge’s marquee sign in place. It was removed when work began.

  • Christkindlmarkt coming Nov. 18-19

    FERDINAND – The heady aroma of authentic Bavarian specialty foods and an incredible array of Christmas wares, antiques, quality hand-crafted, and primitives await the public at Ferdinand’s Christkindlmarkt, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18 and 19.

  • HabiTrees auction Friday

    ROCKY POINT – An evening of food, music and wine Friday, Nov. 10, will be made even more fun with an auction of HabiTrees. Blue Heron Winery, located at 5330 Blue Heron Lane, near Rocky Point, will host the event, which will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until 7 p.m.

    The HabiTrees have been decorated by Habitat supporters, including individuals, businesses and civic groups. HabiTrees will be sold at auction during the event. Proceeds will support Habitat for Humanity of Perry County. The organization hopes to build its 20th home next year.

  • Perry Central Elementary honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary has announced its first grading period honor rolls.

    Distinguished Honor Roll

    Third grade - Mia Bishop, Hailey Brosmer, Adriannah Cloer, Rory Craney, Eva Decker, Kaitlyn Goffinet, Nolan Hall, Wyatt Harris , Teagan Howard, Benjamin Hubert, Trey Hubert, Klyne Kelly, Beau Kleeman, Ava Labhart, Masen Labhart, Elise Lawalin, Allie Pekinpaugh, Aimee Sauer, Charlee Stewart, Peyton Taylor, Bryn Yeager, Jayci Zorn.

  • Community Events; Nov. 9

    Moose Lodge serving soup, dinners Saturday


    TELL CITY – Moose Lodge will hold its annual famous soup and chicken cook Saturday, Nov. 11, with serving beginning at 11 a.m. Chicken and pork chop dinners will include creek fries, green beans and soup will be sold by the gallon.


    Christmas bazaar Sunday


  • Transitional housing benefit Dec. 2

    TELL CITY – The Concerned Citizens for Drug Recovery group will host a chili supper, bake sale and silent auction Dec. 2, starting at 6 p.m. Meals include a peanut butter sandwich and drink for $8.

    A guest speaker will take the podium at 6:30 and the auction will begin at 7.

    The event will take place at the EUCC, 802 10th St., Tell City.

  • Tell City Jr.- Sr. High honor rolls

    TELL CITY – Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine-week weeks grading period of the 2017-18 school year.

    Grade 7

  • Juliet Miller

    Alleisha and Randy Miller of Ireland welcomed home a daughter, Juliet Miller, born Oct. 4, 2017. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.

    Grandparents are Lisa Wheatley of Troy, Allen Wheatley of Tell City and

    Dan and Linda Miller of Ireland. Great grandparents are Anna Wheatley of Tell City and Vera Eckert of Jasper.

    Juliet was also welcomed by brothers, Chase and Bryce Miller.

  • Event Horizon


    Staff Writer


    The Tell City Marching Marksmen’s feature of “Orbis Lunar” has landed them a sixth-place finish in Class D at this past weekend’s Indiana State School Music Association finals. The season’s journey in success has been an out-of-this-world experience for members of a band that is quite quickly growing its reputation as one of the best in the region.