Today's News

  • Cook-York reunion set for Sunday, June 14

    TELL CITY – The Cook-York family reunion will be held Sunday, June 14, at The Depot located at 333 Seventh Street in Tell City.

    Dinner will begin at noon and each family is asked to take a covered dish.

    Dinnerware will be furnished. There will also be an auction, so take treasured items.

    Everyone is welcome to take a friend.

  • Social News; May 18

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the post home in Tell City.

    There will be an election of officers for the upcoming auxiliary year. President Charlotte Lindauer encourages all auxiliary and prospective members to attend.



    THE ST. MICHAEL CHURCH ST. ANN SOCIETY will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 18 (today), in Father Marendt Hall. There will be a business meeting, bingo and refreshments. Hostesses will be Lisa Poehlein, Debbie Peters, Jennifer Parker and Whitney Nugent.


  • Memorial Day ceremonies to honor military heroes

    PERRY COUNTY – Next week is Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Memorial Day weekend, Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.

  • Turkey Grand Slam
  • Protecting taxpayers with a balanced budget amendment

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47


    This year, the General Assembly continued its record of fiscal responsibility by passing another balanced budget that avoids tax increases and maintains Indiana’s hard-fought reserve funds. It ends the biennium with $1.84 billion in reserves, while funding important needs across the state.

  • Suggestions on the way forward for Congress

    Lee Hamilton

    Center on Congress


    There have been encouraging signs on Capitol Hill of late that Congress’s long slide into irrelevance may be slowing.

    Agreements on Medicare reimbursements in both houses, and on Iran, No Child Left Behind, Pacific trade and other issues in various committees led last month to a chorus of relieved approval both in Washington and in the press.

  • Tell City files nuisance suit over cats




    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City has filed a civil complaint against a Main Street resident accused of hoarding large numbers of cats.

    The city filed suit May 7 against Sandra Hieronymus, of 733 Main St., claiming she ignored requests by the city to remove cats from her home. City and county officials said they have tried working with the woman to address chronic odor complaints caused by her cats.

  • Troy storm-water project to begin June 1


    Staff Writer


    TROY – A large-scale storm-water improvement project that has been in the planning stages for more than a year is now just days away from breaking ground.

    Set to commence June 1, the project, partly funded through an Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs grant, will install more than 2,000 feet of storm drainage and approximately 21 drainage structures to alleviate the town’s ongoing problems with flooding, ponding water and sinkholes.

  • Cemetery upkeep in public’s eye as holiday nears

    CANNELTON – With Memorial Day fast approaching, Cannelton’s city-owned cemeteries will be ready for weekend visitors paying their respects to generations of veterans. That was the message Street Commissioner David Marsh gave to the Cannelton Common Council last Monday.

    “We’re spending just about every hour we can up there. It’s been a wet spring and the grass has grown fast,” Marsh said. “We’ve fallen a little behind, but we’ll get there.”

  • Close call