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Today's News

  • Partners in Pride awards resume next month

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council and Mayor Jim Adams will continue to recognize residents and businesses this summer with Partners in Pride Awards.

  • Great Day of Service returns Saturday

    TELL CITY – This year’s annual Great Day of Service will take place this Saturday. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. at the City Hall gazebo.

    Pastor Dan Hopkins with First Baptist Church in Tell City said the outpouring of support from Perry Countians “show god’s love in a practical way.” Hopkins stated, “It’s an example of servant evangelism, sharing that love with one another. It’s a good way to be a blessing to someone else.” He hopes it will help people think how to be positive every day.

  • Bucshon visits Commodore Manufacturing
  • County’s 56th Dogwood tour April 21-22

    PERRY COUNTY – The 56th annual Dogwood Tour will roll through  some of Perry County’s most scenic areas April  21-22 with activities in several locations. Included in the plans are an inaugural morel mushroom festival at Tipsaw Lake and a classic car and truck show in Rome.

    Activities will begin Saturday, April 21, with the county’s first morel festival. Registration will be that morning at Tipsaw Lake and activities will include programs about morel mushroom habitat, identification and safety with staff from the U.S. Forest Service on hand.

  • Tell City Electric tops in reliability

    TELL CITY – Tell City Electric Department customers are without power less than one hour each year. That’s less than half of the average outage time across the U.S.

    In recognition of that reliability, the Tell City Electric Department has received national recognition and a certificate of excellence in reliability. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association, a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities.

  • Cannelton will seek funding for streets

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Hoping not to relive last year when it was one of the few communities that didn’t receive money from the state’s Community Crossings Grant program, Cannelton leaders are hiring outside help to ensure they get the increased road funding this fall.

  • Weather warning siren in place in Derby
  • Dispatchers’ work often unseen, but crucial to public safety

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – No one wants to call 911, but when the need arises, there’s a trained dispatcher ready to help.

    April 8-14 is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week and locally, several activities helped honor the event and the work of dispatchers throughout the year.

    Observed the second full week of April every year, the event gives the community a time to honor the efforts of the men and women who pick up the phone when emergencies, big and small, strike.

  • Cannelton set for Draggin’ Main

    CANNELTON – Spring is in the air, the weather’s heating up, and so are the engines. In a seasonal rite of automotive heritage, Draggin’ Main will hit the streets this Saturday, April 14, in Cannelton.

    Hearkening back to the yesteryears when area youths spent their afternoons and weekends cruising the streets, organizers of this Redbud Series of cruises are again calling for those with vintage cars, trucks and hotrods, along with modern sports cars and everyday grocery getters, to fill the streets for this social extravaganza.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS April 2018 onward

     

    Charlie Tuggle Memorial Ride April 28

     

    TELL CITY – The 11th annual Charlie Tuggle Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, April 28, at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 11. All vehicles will leave at 11 a.m. and will return at 3:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and Jeeps and SUVs are welcome. Donations will be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital and Schreiber Family Charities. Other sponsors are Logos and Performance Cycle.