Today's News

  • Community Events

    Orscheln’s photos with Santa Saturday

  • New Kiwanis members

    Tell City Kiwanis inducted several new members during a meeting Dec. 4.

    Newly added to the club’s ranks are, Dawn Kleaving, Christal Moskos, Jan Sprinkle and Rita Mahoney, Andy Hollinden, Philip Simpson, Breanne Walsh and Cathy Boerste. New member Randy Kleaving was absent.

  • GREAT project

    A group of William Tell Elementary School sixth-graders taking part in a Gang Resistance Education and Training program visited Horse Rescue South Dec. 2 as part of a community project.

    Students learned about the efforts of the rescue and about horses, and volunteered with the maintenance of the site. Community-service work is part of the program, which is taught by Tell City Police Patrolman Derrick Lawalin. Students recently wrapped up the program.

  • Perry County, who do you think you are?

    TELL CITY - To kick off Perry County’s 200th Anniversary, the Perry County 200th Committee, Lafayette Spring Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Perry County Library want to help you find out. At 10 a.m. Jan. 4, join the chapter at the Perry County Library for a free genealogy workshop.

  • The future generation

    Museums? Yes, right here in Perry County

    There are countless places you can live in the United States, but my family, along with many others, chose to live in the small town of Tell City in Perry County.

  • Remembering Mr. Bennett


    Thanksgiving Day has come and gone. Black Friday has come and gone. Let us give thanks.

    Every day could be Thanksgiving Day if we would only stop and think. Someone wisely said, “Thinkfulness produces thankfulness.” Lately I’ve been thinking about Mr. Bennett, a former principal of Myers Grade School in Cannelton.

    My memories of this good man have been stirred by the realization that the year 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the removal of Bible reading and prayer from our public schools.

  • Building collapse on Tell Street

    The former Craig’s roller rink collapsed under the weight of ice and snow Sunday.

    No one was injured and neighbors heard the partial collapse of the roof and south wall.

    Owner Chip Schulthise has used the building for storage and has been asked by city officials to make repairs to the building or raze it.

  • Land of Lights nightly displays to begin Friday, continue to New Year’s

    SANTA CLAUS – Nightly admission will begin Friday and continue through New Year’s Eve at the Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure in Santa Claus.

    Located inside Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, this custom outdoor light show tells the shining story of Rudolph in bright, energy-efficient LEDs.

    The Santa Claus Land of Lights is the only light show in North America that tells a story in lights and storyboards.

    At 1.2 miles long, it is also the largest campground holiday light show in North America.

  • VNA Plus named top agency of the 2013 Homecare Elite

    TELL CITY – VNA Plus Home Care & Hospice announced this week that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home-health agencies in the United States.

  • Hoosier National Forest assists with national disasters

    Cory Henry
    Guest Columnist

    Employees from the Hoosier National Forest assist in suppressing wildfires not only here in Indiana but across the entire country, from the well-known large wildfires in the western United States to lesser known wildfires in the east.

    What many people may not know is that these same personnel often respond to other natural and man-made disasters across the country  through local, national and Federal Emergency Management Agency requests to assist local responders and municipalities.