Today's News

  • Resident seeks safety measure near Waupaca

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A Perry County resident addressed the county commissioners at their Nov. 21 meeting to ask for traffic-safety measures near Waupaca.

    Geoffrey Jennings told the commissioners five serious accidents occurred on the road leading into Waupaca the first six months of the year. 

    One of the victims was his grandson, he said, who had to be flown to a hospital. 

  • Students create dino snacks

    During the month of November, the children at Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center learned about dinosaurs.

  • Financial Peace course to begin Jan. 22

    PERRY COUNTY – Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class will return to the county beginning Jan. 22.
    Participants will learn how to save for emergencies and purchases, budget the money they have, get completely out of debt, use insurance protection, invest and retire and understand how to use real estate and mortgages. Each class will be taught by Ramsey via video recording.

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  • Chamber announces recent Christmas Cash Giveaway winners

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce, along with 11 participating businesses, an-nounce this year’s Christmas Cash Giveaway winners.

  • Tell City Historical Society offers gifts for Christmas

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society has stocking stuffers for purchase for the holiday season.
    Items include local history DVDs, genealogy research books and the Tell City 150th anniversary pictorial history book.
    The museum, located at Ninth and Franklin streets, is open from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays and from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. All proceeds go toward the operating costs of the museum.

  • Miles Anthony Bruggeman

    Chad and Jamie Bruggeman of New Albany announce the birth of their son, Miles Anthony Bruggeman, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The infant weighed 10 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Bruggeman is the former Jamie Lindblom. Miles has two older siblings, Max, 2, and Morgan, 4.
    Grandparents are Ron and Mary Anne Lindblom of Sellersburg and Mark and Debbie Bruggeman of Tell City.

  • Remedy Elizabeth Perkins

    Joseph K. Perkins and Jennifer E. Perkins of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Remedy Elizabeth Perkins, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Perkins is the former Jennifer Nies.
    Grandparents are Gail Shields, David Perkins, Melanie Maffia and stepgrandfather Frank Maffia.

  • Porter Joseph Kraus

    Stephen and Amy Kraus of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Porter Joseph Kraus, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.

    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 1/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Kraus is the former Amy Esarey. Porter has one older brother, Kristopher, 2.
    Grandparents are Linda and Karl Koziatek of Magnet, Joe Esarey of Tell City, David Kraus of Tell City and Toni Kraus of Troy.

  • Kleaving – Henderson

    Terry Henderson of Louisville, Ky., announces his engagement and approaching marriage to Heather Kleaving of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark Kleaving of Tell City and the late Belinda Kleaving. She is a graduate of Tell City High School.
    Mr. Henderson is the son of the late Kyle Henderson and Bobbie Henderson of Louisville. He is a graduate of Western High School and works at River Metals in Louisville.
    Formal invitations will be issued.