Today's News

  • Don’t have a cow, man!

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – You can have a cow for a pet if you live in Cannelton, but not if you’re going to kill it and eat it, city attorney John Werner said Oct. 14.

  • Hospital auxiliary’s holiday bazaar will offer lunch, crafts

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.
    There will also be a silent auction.

  • Rollover crash on Interstate 64 injures Branchville woman

    KITTERMAN CORNER – A single vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 64 in Perry County injured a Branchville woman Thursday.
    According to state police, a preliminary investigation showed that at approximately 2:30 p.m., Kristi M. Byrns, 32, was traveling eastbound. Near the 73-mile marker, Byrns had passed a semi-tractor trailer. While attempting to merge back into the right lane, she lost control of her black 2000 Pontiac Grand Am and traveled off of the south portion of the roadway. The vehicle rolled over twice before coming to rest.

  • Council approves heater purchase for employees

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members voted Oct. 14 to allow Street Commissioner David Marsh to spend $1,647 on a gas heater for a new building serving the street department.

  • Hoosier National Forest plans prescribed burns

    BEDFORD –  Hoosier National Forest employees have identified six possible prescribed burns planned for this fall, including a large tract of federal land in Perry County.

    An area identified by the Forest Service as Rattlesnake South, 811 acres in the Mogan Ridge area south of Leopold is scheduled for burning. The burn will affect portions of the Mogan Ridge West Trail.

    Days available to accomplish these burns are limited by weather and available personnel. Some of the areas may be burned while other areas may not.

  • Property tax bills due Nov. 12

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to November’s calendar, Perry Countians will have an extra two days to pay the fall installments of their property-tax bills.

    Bills are normally due Nov. 10 but that day falls on a Sunday. Nov. 11 is Veterans Day and county offices are closed. That means the deadline falls on the 12th.

    Property-tax bills can be paid in person at the courthouse weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Office hours will be extended until 6 p.m. Nov. 12.

  • Witches Walk

    A crowd of more than 1,000 people packed Tell City’s downtown and other areas Wednesday for the  annual Witches Walk. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)



  • Tell City will unveil annexation plans soon


    TELL CITY – Tell City residents – and others living in areas that may become part of the community – will soon have a chance to view a committee’s annexation recommendations.

    The committee, whose members include Mayor Barbara Ewing, City Council President Gerald Yackle and the heads of utilities and police and fire departments, met last week to consider a revised map showing what areas may be proposed to the full city council for annexation.

  • Flannagan, Hayes make All-PAC

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City hitters Logan Flannagan and Kassidie Hayes were named to the All-PAC volleyball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a junior, led the Marksmen in kills with 318 (including all 29 matches) and blocks with 71 (not including Tell City’s two sectional matches). Forty-two of her blocks were solos.
    She also had 260 assists, 206 digs and 45 ace serves.

  • PC vs. Cougars: Different styles, similar results

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Looking at their records and scores, Perry Central and North Daviess appear to be very similar football teams.
    But the two, who will meet in Friday’s second-round sectional game at 7 p.m., have used different styles on offense.
    Each is 8-2. Perry Central averages 33.8 points per game while giving up 14.3 points per game. North Daviess averages 39.1 points and gives up 23.5 per game.