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Today's News

  • Gogel – Elliott

    Gerald and Glenda Gogel of Tell City, Martin Elliott of Dale and Michele Woody of Lamar announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kristen Marie Gogel and Ryan Lee Elliott.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Perry Central High School and recently graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a master’s degree in occupational therapy and a minor in psychology.
    She works as an occupational therapist at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

  • Dickman – Labhart

    Amber Dickman of Cannelton and Jacob Labhart of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Cory and Carla Faulkenberg of Cannelton and Mike and Donna Thompson of Mississippi. She is a graduate of Cannelton Junior-Senior High School and works at Tractor Supply.
    Mr. Labhart is the son of Roy and Jeanie Labhart of Tell City. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and works at Rockport Roll Shop.
    The wedding is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Grant applications being taken for Operation Round Up fund

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • County commissioners discuss insurance costs, trucks

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County Auditor Connie Berger told the commissioners during their regular meeting Tuesday liability insurance on county buildings will cost $94,357 through the Indiana Municipality Insurance Program the county has been using.

    “The price did go up somewhat from last year,” she said, “but every year (Franzman Insurance Co.’s Pete Franzman) has been letting you know that … it had dropped several years ago and now it’s going up.”

  • Senior famer’s market program vouchers still available from Lincoln Hills Development Corp.

    PERRY COUNTY – The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program is available in Perry County this year under the sponsorship of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. The program will provide $3,000 in voucher checks from the Indiana Department of Health to 150 low-income households in Perry County.

  • Church sponsoring 5-K, 10-K Sept. 21 to raise mission money

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 20 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Sept. 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Walking tour, novice hunt Oct. 12 in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Tell City Ghost Hunters will present their second annual historic haunted walking tour and novice hunt Oct. 12 during the Cannelton Heritage Festival.
    The group will offer two walking tours from 6 to 8 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. with tickets available for $10 per person or $15 per couple. A novice hunt will be also be held at the Perry County Museum from 10:15 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 12. A limit of 10 tickets is available and the cost is $20 each. For more details, send email to the group at tcgh2012@aol.com.

  • Annual fund report for Walker Cemetery released

    BRANCHVILLE — The 2012 Walker Cemetery fund report has been released.
    Those contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:

  • Firehouse printing celebrates grand opening

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Firehouse Printing in celebration of their grand opening Aug. 8.

  • Fatal Tell City fire began on porch

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A fatal fire Aug. 16 that tore through a Ninth Street mobile home began on a porch.

    That was the ruling by an investigator with the Indiana Fire Marshal’s Office, Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne said.

    “It was his belief that the fire was accidental in nature and the front porch was the area of origin,” Linne said last week.

    No exact cause of the blaze at 32 Ninth St. was determined in the investigation.