Today's News

  • Lambert graduates Marine basic training

    CANNELTON – Pvt. Jared M. Poehlein Lambert graduated from the United States Marine Corp. basic training Sept. 13.

    He earned his marksman medal and eagle, globe and anchor insignia. He is currently stationed at Camp LeJuene, N.C., for marine combat training. He graduated mid-October.

    Lambert is the son of Leisa Poehlein and the grandson of Mary Ann and Walter Lambert and the late Gordon and Birdine Poehlein. Leisa and Jared would like to thank all those who have kept them in prayers and for the support to attend his graduation.

  • Community health fair at TCJSHS Oct. 30

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a health fair for all corporation staff members and the community Oct. 30 in the school’s library.

    Doors will open at 6 a.m. for those who would like to have blood work done. Those attending are asked to use the entrance on Fulton Street to enter the building, check in at the office then proceed down the glass hallway to the library on the left.

  • Bill and Donna Peter

    Bill and Donna Peter of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 9, 2013.

    Their children and their families will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    Mr. Peter married the former Donna Dersch Nov. 9, 1963, at St. Mark Catholic Church.

    The couple has two children, Mike Peter and his wife, Ginger of Tell City and Steve Peter and his wife, Brenda of Newburgh. They also have five grandchildren, Crystal, Cathryn, Caylyn, Caleb and Gavin.

  • Daughters of Isabella install new officers

    The Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 held the installation of their officers for the next two years Oct. 1.

    Liz Fallis, the Indiana state regent, from Shelbyville was present to install officers at St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall during the regular meeting. Barbara Johnson was the mistress of the ceremony, Carolyn Adkins presented the jewels to the officers as they were installed and Rose Ziegelgruber and Jeanie Labhart served as the marshals.

  • Benefit at St. John’s Sunday

    NEW BOSTON – St. John Lutheran Church and Thrivent Financial will host a benefit dinner Sunday for Dakota Boeglin.

    The year-old boy suffers from a rare type of congenital birthmark that has forced him to have multiple surgeries.

    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church with dinners consisting of pork chops, green beans, creek fries and dessert. There will also be a bake sale.

    The public is invited.

  • Drug takeback set for Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The next in a series of drug-takeback events is scheduled for 8 a.m. until noon Saturday.

    Intended to keep outdated or otherwise unneeded medications out of the wrong hands and water supplies, the local collections will occur at the Tell City Fire Department at 12th and Mozart streets and the clinic at Indiana 37 and French Ridge Road.

  • Hydrant flushing will begin 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.

  • Purdue extension to host tree-pest workshop, other programs Nov. 18

    PERRY COUNTY – Emerald ash borer is a highly destructive insect that is invading Indiana woodlands. It is causing economic and environmental damage through killing ash trees throughout the state.

  • Hot Shot Repair & Rental open for business

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  • Plans simmer for annual Tell City chili cook-off

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee has set plans for its annual chili cook-off on Main Street in conjunction with the Tell City Christmas parade.

    Everyone is asked to cook their best pot of chili and serve it to the public as they stroll Main Street during “Christmas in the Park.” The cost for each chili station is $10, with money going toward expenses for prizes and awards given to participating vendors.