Today's News

  • 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    Intended to keep outdated or otherwise unneeded medications out of the wrong hands and water supplies, the local collections will occur at the Tell City Fire Department at 12th and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.

  • 68th annual Cannelton Fall Fest set for Thursday

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 68th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Chloe Hale, first-grader Taylor DuPont, second-grader Makayla Reed, third-grader Claire Sabelhaus, fourth-grader Maggie Dawson and fifth-grader Bre’ Noland.

  • Cannelton residents with faulty sewers to get letters

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    CANNELTON – Some Cannelton residents were to get letters from city sewer-department Superintendent Jerry Ball explaining problems discovered during smoke testing of sewer lines.

    Mayor Mary Snyder said during a regular meeting of the city’s board of public works and safety Oct. 14 she and Ball had discussed the problem. “With the holidays coming up, maybe we could wait until after the end of the year, and maybe send (letters) out the first of February,” she suggested.

  • Year-end party coming back


    TELL CITY – Halloween is still more than a week away but plans for the last holiday of the year, New Year’s Eve, and Tell City’s second Silvesternacht are fast taking shape.