Today's News

  • Best-looking zombies

    Winners of the first Cannelton American Legion Post 142 Auxiliary Zombie Parade were, from the left,  ages 5 and younger, Kiersten Little of Cannelton; 13 and older, Kailee Sodrel of Cannelton and ages 6-12, Logan Bishop of Cannelton.

    There was a zombie walk on the Greenway from Herzeele to Washington Street. All participants were given bags of candy and there were concessions, a bake sale and games, along with a best-zombie-outfit competition.

    The winners in each category were awarded prizes. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

  • Voice for rural Hoosier communities

    By Richard Young Jr., State Senator

  • Deer Creek Church hosting shoebox packing party Sunday

    ST. MARKS – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host a shoebox packing party at 6 p.m. Sunday.

  • Paulin serving second tour in Afghanistan

    TELL CITY – Mark S. Paulin Jr. of Tell City is currently serving his second tour with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.

    He is a member of the 576th Engineering Co. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

  • Walk to Emmaus gathering Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Evansville District Walk to Emmaus Community will hold its next worship gathering in Tell City Saturday at Tell City United Methodist Church, with social time beginning at 6:30 p.m. and worship at 7 p.m.  

  • Offices closed for Veterans Day

    PERRY COUNTY – Most governmental offices will be closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day.

    All county offices will be closed, as will Tell City offices. Monday’s trash pickup in Tell City will be delayed by one day. Cannelton and Troy offices will also be closed.

    There will be no mail delivery Monday, meaning that day’s issue of the News will be in mailboxes Tuesday.

    Monday’s paper will be on newsstands Sunday morning.

  • Unwanted Halloween candy will go to soldiers

    PERRY COUNTY – Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts 192 would like to encourage the drop-off of individually wrapped pieces of unwanted or leftover Halloween candy. There are drop-off boxes located at  William Tell Elementary School, Tell City Junior-Senior High School, Butler Dentistry, Rudolph Dentistry, Fifth Third Bank, Old National Bank on Main Street, German American Bank on Main Street, Tell City Water Department, Tell City Electric Department and St. Paul Ministry Center.

    All of the collected candy will be sent to soldiers. Donations will be picked up Nov. 22

  • Students of the month

    The following Tell City Junior-Senior High students were chosen as  the September Students of the Month. From the left are Freshman Emily Hagedorn, Junior Hunter Cronin, Teacher Rick Johnson, Senior Brandon Hughes and Sophomore Jacob Hammack.

    These students were nominated and chosen by teachers. They received T-shirts, breakfast at Julie's Tell Street Cafe and a $10 Wal-Mart gift card. (Click on the photo to enlarge.)

  • County recycling boards continue talks about roofing shingles

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Recycling Management District continues to explore the possibility of accepting shingles, members of its board of directors heard at their regular meeting Oct. 24.

    Lynn Rice, a member of the district’s advisory board, reported that group had discussed at an Oct. 8 meeting modifications that would be necessary at the Cannelton site to accept the roofing materials.

  • Signs of the season