Today's News

  • Firearms courses July 13, Aug. 10

    TELL CITY – C&J Firearm Academy will host a National Rifle Association basic pistol course at 8 a.m. July 13 and Aug. 10 and will last approximately eight hours, which will include classroom and range time.
    The course will be taught by a local NRA-certified instructor and will cover the basics of safe gun handling and shooting. The course will emphasize the safe and proper use of pistols.

  • Powell – Yelland

    Erin L. Powell and Jerad M. Yelland were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 30, 2012, at St. James Catholic Church in Louisville, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Randy and Charlotte Powell of Massilion, Ohio. Mr. Yelland is the son of Sheila Yelland of Tell City and the late David Yelland. He is the grandson of Doris Hess of Tell City and the late Renas Hess and Bill and Thelma Yelland.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Joseph Fowler.

  • Nominees sought for annual Distinguished Citizen Award

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society is seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Citizen Award.
    The following requirements are considered in determining the distinguished citizen:
    An individual who has accepted Tell City as his or her community, whether by birth or adoption, and has benefited the community
    Has accomplished noteworthy activities either by employment, civic organizations, volunteer service or government representation
    Unselfishly worked for the betterment of others and having an enthusiastic attitude

  • Taylor – Bozarth

    Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Taylor of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Carrisa Taylor of Walker, La., to William “Billy” Bozarth of Walker, La., son of Mike and Danita Bozarth of Hawesville, Ky., and Joel and Karen White of Lewisport, Ky.

    The bride-elect is a 1994 graduate of Tell City High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She is self employed in business and finances in Walker, La.

  • 4-H Royalty

    Perry County’s 2013 4-H Fair kicked off Friday with a King and Queen contest, clothing review and foods auction.

    Garett Jarboe and Hillary Hubert were crowned king and queen. Ashley Aders, far right, was named first runner-up and Brielle Strobel, far left, was crowned Junior Miss.

  • Investigation under way into fatal fall at Waupaca


    TELL CITY – An Owensboro, Ky., man performing maintenance work at Waupaca Foundry fell to his death Saturday evening.

    Perry County Coroner Charlie Baumeister identified the victim Saturday night as 45-year-old Bobby Felty.

    Felty, who was employed by Stewart Industrial of Owensboro and was not a Wauapca employee, was working inside the foundry when he fell about 50 feet and landed on a concrete floor. 

    Dispatchers received a call at 5:56 p.m. reporting that Felty had been found face down on the floor.

  • Hoosier Wine Trail elects new officers for 2013-14

    SOUTHERN INDIANA – The Hoosier Wine Trail met June 24 and formally elected new officers for the 2013-14 year. Elected were Lynn Dauby – Blue Heron – as president; Melissa Humphrey – River City – as vice president; Andy Hedinger – Monkey Hollow – as treasurer; and Margaret Schad – Scout Mountain – as secretary.

  • COLUMN: Defend religious freedom this Fourth of July

    My fellow Perry Countians, I call upon you to be politically active this Fourth of July.  Currently our nation is under attack by American legislation. On Aug. 1 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, threatens to violate our First Amendment right to religious freedom.

  • Postcard Pretty

    Perry County’s natural beauty, as seen from Coalbank Road Saturday. Rows of hay bales, rolling woodland and fertile fields, all under a blue sky and cottony clouds.

  • Avenue of Flags in Tell City

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939’s Avenue of Flags honored the spirit of Independence Day in an open area of Greenwood Cemetery this week. The white crosses, topped with U.S. flags, carry the names of service members killed in action in the nation’s wars.