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Today's News

  • Farm to Table event this Saturday
  • NOTICE: Street striping in Tell City Sunday

    NOTICE FROM TELL CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

     

    Parking Lot & Walking Trail Re-Striping

    The City will be re-striping the Parking Lot at Sunset Park and the Riverwalk Trail on Sunday, Sept. 22. Residents are asked to please not utilize Sunset Park parking areas or trail during the morning hours on that date.

     

    Bike Lane Re-Striping

    Also on Sunday, Sept. 22, crews will be trying to finish re-striping Bike Lanes.

     

  • Grant for JFK pool clears first hurdle

    By Mark Eisenlohr

    Editor

    TELL CITY -- The JFK pool is one step closer to receiving major upgrades and improvements with the announcement the city has successfully moved past the state level approval process and is now under consideration at the federal level.

    The Leadership Perry County Class last year began an initiative to look at what improvements could be made to the 50-year-old Olympic size swimming pool.

  • Dead body remains a mystery

     

    BANDON – Officials have not yet released the name of the body found behind a barn in Bandon late last week.

    Investigation of the incident was turned over the Indiana State Police. An autopsy had been scheduled for Saturday but County Coroner Kevin Etienne could not be reached by press time for details or identity of the person if it has been determined.

    The remains were discovered by a farm hand and were believed to have been there for a while.

    Foul play was not suspected when officials released details earlier in the week.

  • Water line loop nearing completion; expected to be 50% over costs

    By Mark Eisenlohr

    Editor

    TELL CITY -- A waterline rerouting project will come in nearly double original estimates, but the new system will be help supply Waupaca Foundry and future ventures at the Riverview Industrial Park with a look system will allow for easier maintenance of the entire water system and ensure adequate water.

    The Tell City Board Water Board heard the update from Alvin Evans, chief executive of the Perry County Development Corporation Monday night.

  • Scouting Signs
  • Marshal selection narrowing to final decision

    By Eric Whittaker

    Staff Writer

    TROY – Council President Jay Oliva announced at the Troy council meeting on Wednesday that the selection for town marshal has been narrowed to two candidates.

    “It’s a difficult decision between us,” Oliva said, “We have to go through a lot of ideas.”

    The council plans to convene a special meeting to make the selection and approve the new marshal before the regular October meeting.

  • Wagons out!

    PERRY COUNTY – The legacy of the American pioneers is alive today with members of the Southern Indiana Draft Horse & Mule Association as they keep the wagon moving across the land.

    “The main thing is to keep guys in the club,” said wainwright and former club president Jim Stevens of Newtonville. The group began in 1984 in Corydon, put together by a group of enthusiastically nostalgic hobbyists looking to relive the early days of the United States, and perhaps to keep the legacy alive.

  • Church fair for the family on 10th Street

    The 10th Street Fair held outside the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City was a smashing success this year as patrons enjoyed the late summer heat.

  • Double check before you write a check 

    Attorney General Curtis Hill warns Hoosiers to be cautious when donating to relief efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian.

    “Hoosiers are generous people,” Attorney General Hill said. “They need to know about potential scams that could ensnare those trying to help victims of Hurricane Dorian. Don’t let scammers stop you from donating, but be sure to research organizations before giving them money. Double check before you write a check.”