Today's News

  • Abel Leo Paul Turner

    Courtney Lawson and Jason Turner are proud to announce the birth of their son, Abel Leo Paul, born on March 23, 2018, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. He was seven pounds and five ounces, measuring 19 inches.

    Able is welcome home by siblings Alexis Turner, age 10; Brayden Lawson, 9, and Brynleigh Lawson, 5.

    Grandparents are Candy Cameron, Jeff Lawson, Carol  Turner and the late Paul Turner, all of Tell City.

  • Perry County Beekeepers to meet May 17

    LEOPOLD – Want to know which flowers the honeybees are using? Have questions about managing swarms?

    Join the Perry County Beekeepers  organization at their next meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 17,  at the FFA Building at Perry Central. Bill Gibson and Steve Hahus will discuss which plants are good sources of pollen and nectar for bees during the spring honey flow, and Bill will discuss catching swarms and general swarm management.

  • Referendum to be on Cannelton ballot in fall


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Residents in the city of Cannelton will decide a referendum on the upcoming fall ballot. Alva Sibbitt, Cannelton City Schools superintendent, reported that on April 29, Perry County Clerk Amanda Morgan certified the signatures of 87 petitions delivered to her office on March 29.

  • Tell City trash fee to climb by 75 cents




    TELL CITY – Residents of Tell City will begin paying 75 cents more each month for trash services this summer after a vote Monday by the Tell City Common Council. Households and businesses currently pay a flat rate of $5.50 each month for trash and recycling and purchase $1 tags that have to be affixed to bags set out for curbside pickup. The new monthly rate will be $6.25

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  • Auctioneer selected for former refinery property


    Staff Writer


    TROY – The Spencer County Commissioners took another step toward returning the former refinery property near Troy to productive use. Sale of the property, which has been in county hands pending cleanup and other preparations, could open the area to commercial development.

  • PC 4th in own unified meet

    LEOPOLD—Valerie Cecil placed second in the 100-meter dash in 15.43 seconds to lead Perry Central in its own unified track meet Monday.

  • Tell City boys junior high PAC champions

    FERDINAND—Lewis Kaufman and Isaac Ahl each won two individual events to lead Tell City to the PAC junior high boys track title Saturday.

  • Tell City wins own tourney in middle school division

    TELL CITY—The Tell City Archery Club’s middle school team scored a club record 3,334 points to win their own 17-team tourney Saturday.

  • Jones, Eagles slug Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Noah Jones drove in seven runs with a homer and a triple as Lanesville beat Cannelton 23-3 in baseball Tuesday.
    The Eagles pounded out 16 hits, including six for extra bases.
    They also took advantage of 11 walks and five Cannelton errors.
    Ethan Melton, the first of three Cannelton pitchers, took the loss. He gave up 12 runs in 1 2/3 innings, though only five were earned.
    He gave up eight hits and six walks and struck out one.
    Rafe Garrett went 2 for 3 to lead Cannelton’s four-hit attack.