Today's News

  • A fun time fishin’ at German Ridge Pond

    The Tell City District hosted the 18th annual Kids Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond May 18. This year’s event drew in 51 kids from the area and featured a big fish contest, most fish caught contest, and a casting contest in each of the four age groups. The kids caught a total of 150 bluegill, redear, largemouth bass and rainbow trout.

  • Relay for Life 2013

    2013 Results

  • Depot dedicated

    A crowd of more than 150 attended Friday afternoon’s dedication of the Tell City Depot. Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann was the guest of honor. Citing the partnerships that allowed the city to obtain funding for the building, Ellspermann said she was proud of not only the state’s role but was “personally proud” of the effort. Recognized during the ceremony were Ruth Anne and the late Ralph “Nubby” Werner. 

  • School performance reports in today’s issue

    PERRY COUNTY – Indiana school corporations have been working with newspapers across the state this month to publish school report cards for local communities. 

  • Local actress on silver screen


  • Senior Farmer’s Market available

    PERRY COUNTY – The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is available in Perry County this year under the sponsorship of Lincoln Hills Development Corporation through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.  
    The program will provide $3,000 in voucher checks from the Indiana Department of Health to 150 low-income households in Perry County.  The program encourages low-income senior citizens to purchase nutritious, locally grown produce which helps support our community’s farmers.  

  • Malone earns degree from IU

    BLOOMINGTON – Aaron Ross Malone graduated from Indiana University May 4 with a bachelor’s degree in human biology with a concentration in human health and disease, minors in chemistry and psychology and a certificate in business foundations from the Kelley School of Business.

  • 2013 summer Perry County Bookmobile schedule released

    TELL CITY – Following is the summer schedule for the Perry County Bookmobile. Materials may be returned to any stop on the schedule or to the Tell City-Perry County Public Library or the Cannelton Public Library.
    School stops are scheduled with classes all day; for smaller crowds and easier selection, avoid those stops.  If school is cancelled or is released early, the bookmobile schedule may change. When in doubt, contact the library.
    Anyone wishing to check out materials on the bookmobile will have to have a library card to check out.

  • Groups get nearly $25,000 for historic preservation education

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School is one of 13 organizations collectively awarded nearly $25,000 in grants by Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks. 

  • Everyone invited to River Sweep