Local News

  • Band coupon books now on sale

    TELL CITY - Hundreds of dollars of savings at local businesses are available for $10 in coupon books Tell City band students are selling for the next four weeks.

    Several new coupons have been added this year to those buyers have enjoyed in previous years, according to Velma Mann, chairwoman for the committee overseeing sales. The books are available from any band student or by calling Mann at 719-6337.

  • Marriage retreat set for Oct. 15, 16

    TELL CITY - The Tell City United Methodist Church will sponsor a marriage retreat Oct. 15 and 16 facilitated by Community Marriage Builders.

    The workshop will be held at the Glenn Wood Hills Retreat Center located near Derby. Cost is $100 per couple. This includes materials, three meals and lodging. Space will be limited to 20 couples. Camp sites will be available. A $50 deposit will be due Sept. 24 with registration. Balance is due at check-in.

  • Workshop will guide people toward starting their own businesses

    PERRY COUNTY - Have you ever thought of opening your own business or do you have an idea you would like to think through as a business venture? An upcoming workshop titled Starting Your Own Business may be an opportunity for you to walk through the steps.

  • Commodore Man says ... no bullying

    The Commodore Man greets elementary students Friday at Perry Central as the school's Olweus Anti-bullying campaign kicked off with a rally.

  • Tell City Ducks Unlimited will host Hunter Night Out

    TELL CITY - Tell City's Ducks Unlimited chapter will host a Hunters Night Out event Sept. 11 at the Tell City American Legion.

    Doors will open at 4:30 and dinner will be served at 6. This year's event will feature games, raffles and auctions to raise money for wetlands conservation. The event will offer turkey, duck and deer hunters guns, gear and other hunting items, as well as wildlife art and home décor. Green wing items will also be available. A separate cornhole tournament will precede the banquet.

  • Tell City's Maurices chosen for holiday promotion

    SANTA CLAUS - Shoppers around the nation will experience the town of Santa Claus this holiday season, thanks to a national clothing retailer who chose the community for a marketing campaign featuring small communities.

  • Hearing officer named in misconduct complaint

    TELL CITY - Vanderburgh County Judge Wayne Trockman has been named the hearing officer in an Indiana Supreme Court complaint filed against Perry County Prosecutor Robert Collins.

    Trockman will hear evidence in the case and will make a report to the Supreme Court.

    In an Aug. 2 complaint, the Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court presented allegations that Collins committed professional misconduct. The complaint alleges he made improper sexual advances toward former deputy prosecutor Lyn Hayse.

  • State election group to hear arguments Sept. 2

    PERRY COUNTY - The Indiana Election Commission will gather next week to hear a Perry County man's argument that the Republican candidate for county prosecutor should be removed from November's ballot.

    A 1 p.m. EDT hearing has been set in Indianapolis to hear Chris Coyle's complaint against S. Rod Acchiardio. Coyle alleges the Tell City attorney, who filed for prosecutor, is a resident of Warrick County, not Perry. Acchiardo is running against Democrat incumbent Robert Collins.

  • For young cancer patient, wishes come true, but fight continues

    TELL CITY - Tyler Zoglman had the time of his life this month on a Make-A-Wish Foundation-sponsored trip to Walt Disney World. The 12-year-old now resumes the fight for his life, battling cancer that continues to get more aggressive.

    "We're all scared," his mother Tiffany Gilmore said Tuesday. "They found another tumor, this one in a bad spot. Surgery's not an option right now."

  • More candidates file for school board

    TELL CITY - Thirteen people filed school-board candidacies before a noon Friday deadline and will be on the November general-election ballot for residents of the Tell City-Troy Township school district.

    Sherri Flynn called her bid to secure a board seat an effort "to represent the common person in our community."