Today's News

  • Blaine Beckman Hertel

    Tim and Debra Hertel of Verona, Ky., announce the birth of their son, Blaine Beckman Hertel, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Edgewood Hospital.
    The infant was 8 pounds, 8.2 ounces and was 211/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Hertel is the former Debra Beckman.
    Grandparents are Mark and Mary Jo Beckman of St. Croix and Frank and Sandy Hertel of Evansville.

  • Social News, Oct. 17

    THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  Sweetwater band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

    hosts bingo games every Tuesday at the post home. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the first game begins at 7 p.m.

  • COLUMN: Turning October pink

    Guest Columnist

    The statistics are staggering. In the United States alone, it is estimated that one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. Across the country, the month of October has become a symbol of hope and a time to take special pause to raise awareness and make a difference. This is a job that extends beyond the weeks of October however; it is one that will not be done until we see a decreasing number of sufferers and increasing number of survivors.

  • COLUMN: Veterans’ welfare continues to be top priority for me

    State Senator

    All too often, our servicemen and women face economic, educational and medical challenges upon returning home that make it difficult to make use of their unique skills, training and leadership qualities. As a member of the Commission on Military and Veterans Affairs, we have been striving to recognize these challenges and ensure no Hoosier veteran is left behind.

  • Hydrant flushing begins Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing hydrants Tuesday.

    Crews will begin working along Fourth Street and will work eastward through the city.

    Residents may notice low water pressure when flushing is under way in their areas and should exercise caution when doing laundry.

  • Semper Five run-walk set

    CANNELTON – On Nov. 9, in honor of Veterans Day, the Perry County Marines along with the Perry County Museum will host a “Semper Five” 5K and the “Marine Tough” 10K.  Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate.

    Registration for each race is $15 through Oct.31, and $20 from Nov. 1-9.

  • Cannelton Christmas parade plans

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post and Ladies Auxiliary will host the city’s annual Christmas parade Nov. 29. 

    Line-up will begin at 5 p.m. along Old Highway 237. The route will take a left onto Indiana 66, a right onto Washington Street and end at the floodwall. The parade will begin at 6 p.m.

    There will be a special appearance by Santa and he will be at the OAKS Center in Cannelton immediately after the parade for photos. Parents must take their own cameras. Cookies and hot chocolate will be provided at no charge.

  • Paper clover campaign supports Perry County 4-H youth

    TELL CITY – The National 4-H Council recently announced the launch of the fall 2013 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Co. This event marks the fourth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4-H programming in each of the communities where a Tractor Supply or Del’s Farm and Feed Supply store is located.

  • Marksmen earn silver at Jasper invitational meet

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Marching Marksmen earned a silver rating at the Jasper Invitational band contest Saturday in competition their director called “kind of interesting.”

  • PC performers earn gold heading into regional meet

    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Marching Commodores earned a gold rating at the Jasper Invitational band contest last weekend and are poised to do well at a regional contest this Saturday, according to their director.