Today's News

  • Janet James completes MBA program at WGU Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – Janet James of Evanston is celebrating her June graduation from WGU Indiana, the state’s nonprofit, online university established for working adults.
    She is the first WGU Indiana graduate from Evanston and joins 289 students who graduated from Indiana’s eighth state university in its first two years of existence.
    James earned her MBA in management and strategy. As an instructor at Ivy Tech Community College, she hopes her degree will give her more opportunities for teaching and allow her to teach a broader range of courses.

  • Reminiscing ... Moutschka Family Orchestra

    The Moutschka Orchestra was one of the first orchestras in the history of Tell City. It provided music for the many dances held in the city and in Perry County played dinner music for many social affairs.

  • Congressional Visit With A Twist
  • District begins accepting household hazardous wastes

    TELL CITY – Revenues from recyclable materials are down, and the Perry County Recycling Management District will have to tap into its financial reserves soon, according to the district’s accountant.

  • Board spends student-activity money

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members voted at a regular meeting Thursday to spend $14,500 from the city’s junior-senior high-school extracurricular fund without getting the students’ permission.

  • Attorney agrees to resign law license

    TELL CITY – Former Perry County Prosecutor Robert Collins has submitted the resignation of his law license to the Indiana Supreme Court, a decision that will likely end disciplinary action against the Tell City attorney.

    Collins tendered his resignation ahead of a hearing last month on allegations he made unwanted sexual advances to a former employee – and for allegedly editing a statement by a witness in the disciplinary case while Collins was running for re-election.

  • 2nd generation derby participant

    Ali Donovan competed in the 25th Schweizer Fest Diaper Derby Aug. 11. Her father, Nathan Donovan, took part in the first event.

  • Bottella – Miller

    Heather Bottella and Josh Miller announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Lucie Koretsky of Warwick, R.I. Mr. Miller is the son of David and Paula Miller of Tell City.
    The couple will be united in a 3 p.m. ceremony at St. James Church in Manville, R.I., Sept. 8, 2012. A reception will follow at Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln, R.I.
    A second reception will be held Oct. 6 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

  • Ubelhor – Rasche

    Leah Marie Ubelhor and Derrek Wayne Rasche announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Doug and Julie Ubelhor of Bristow. Mr. Rasche is the son of Lester and Ruth Ann Rasche of Ferdinand.
    The couple will be wed in a 2 p.m. ceremony Sept. 8, 2012, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand.
    A reception will follow at the Ferdinand Community Center.
    The future bride is a graduate of Perry Central High School and Ivy Tech community College. She is employed at Meyer Distributing.

  • Correction: McMahon won women’s race

    TELL CITY—The women’s winner of the Schweizer Fest six-mile road run was incorrectly listed in Thursday’s issue.
    Mandy McMahon actually won it in 39 minutes, 23 secconds, placing 25th overall.
    Cathryn Peter was second among women in 41:44, placing 32nd overall.