Today's News

  • 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
  • Request generates council discussion

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County Councilman Ron Crawford Sr. suggested at a regular council meeting Oct. 24 an additional appropriation be tabled, sparking discussion about that body’s control of finances.

    County Clerk Jean Schulthise requested a $4,500 appropriation from the clerk’s record-perpetuation fund for equipment and furniture. For medical reasons, she wasn’t at the meeting but had submitted a letter explaining her request.

  • Schools plan Veterans Day programs

    PERRY COUNTY – Local schools will host programs for students, parents and their communities Monday in honor of Veterans Day.

    Cannelton City Schools will host its annual Veterans Day Program at 1 p.m. in the Cannelton Community Center. All veterans and their families are encouraged to attend.

    At Perry Central, State Rep. Lloyd Arnold, himself a veteran, will speak during an 8:30 a.m. program in the elementary cafetorium. Parents and others are welcome to attend and veterans are invited to take memorabilia of their time in service.

  • Tri-County Typhoons win own swim meet

    TELL CITY—Five Tri-County Typhoons were the high-point winners for their age groups to lead the Typhoons to the title in their own Wet Turkey Invitational swim meet last weekend.

  • Tell City woman recovering from Friday collision

    EVANSTON – The parents of a Tell City woman who suffered life-threatening injuries in a two vehicle crash Friday evening credit her survival to the many “guardian angels” who tended to her in the minutes and hours after an accident some feared she would not survive.

  • Hammack wins top honors in national wrestling tourney

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo.—Coy Hammack, 9, a Tell City Wrestling Club member, was named an All-American and the top wrestler in his age group at the American Crown Wrestling Preseason Nationals Oct. 12.

  • Linton will show Perry Central different look this year

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—There is good news and bad news for Perry Central as the Commodores prepare to face an undefeated Linton-Stockton team in the Class A football sectional for the second year in a row.
    The good news is that for the first time since 1997 this game will be played at Perry Central and quarterback Austin Karazsia, who threw nine touchdown passes against the Commodores in the past two years combined, has graduated (he is now playing basketball for the University of South Alabama).