Today's News

  • Renew Cannelton seeks revitalization committee members

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s recent listing on Indiana Landmarks’ 10 Most Endangered Landmarks list means that this is the time to get behind the rebuilding of Cannelton’s historic district. Cannelton needs everyone to participate, whether living in Derby, Tell City, Cannelton, Hawesville, Cincinnati or anywhere.

  • Johnson promoted to ISP SWAT team

    JASPER – Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter has announced the promotion of Senior Trooper Charles Johnson to the Indiana State Police South Zone SWAT Team.

    Johnson is a Perry County native  and 10-year veteran of the Indiana State Police. He graduated from the 68th recruit academy in December 2007. After graduating the academy, Johnson was assigned to the Jasper Post, where he has patrolled primarily Perry County for the majority of his career.

  • Schweizer Fest Preparations
  • Jim and Earla Williams

    Jim and Earla Williams of Tobinsport renewed their wedding vows for their 40th anniversary on June 24, 2018, at the Tobinsport United Methodist Church. Pastor Paul Alvey performed the ceremony. The couple celebrated by going on a cruise to Alaska.

    Jim and the former Earla Thorn were married June 24, 1978, at the Tobinsport United Methodist Church.

    The couple has two children, Logan (Katie) Williams of Tobinsport; and the late John “Big John” Williams. Their grandchildren are Dixie and Thorn.

  • Reminiscing on the River

    Editor’s Note: This story and accompanying photos were provided by Mike and Kathy Finley. Many Tell Citians, and other fans of Ohio River fun, will be able to remember the marina/yacht club that used to be located near Sunset Park. While the marina has been gone for more than 30 years, many still recall the camaraderie and memories that were made on the water each summer. When  city leaders today ask residents what services and amenities they would like to see, a marina and better river access often rank near the top of the list.


  • Hospital EMS awarded state jobs funding

    TELL CITY – A statewide jobs initiative has paid local dividends by allowing two men to pursue careers as paramedics at Perry County Memorial Hospital. The hospital’s Emergency Medical Services was the recipient of money provided by the Indiana’s NextLevel Jobs initiative. The hospital worked with the Perry County Development Corp. to secure the funding.

    Hospital emergency medical technicians Josh Bostrum and Justin Floridia were awarded $5,000 each to use toward course work that would allow them to obtain certifications as paramedics.

  • Disaster exercise predicts gut-wrenching decisions




    TELL CITY – A tractor-trailer carrying a tanker filled with anhydrous ammonia crashes into a local restaurant just before 1 p.m. on a Monday afternoon. The impact tears a gaping hole in the metal tank and thousands of gallons of ammonia escape  within seconds. Dozens of diners and restaurant employees are killed or seriously injured by chemical burns. But an even larger threat comes from the ammonia cloud mushrooming overhead.

    What would happen next?

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  • Dan and Betty Goffinet

    Mr. and Mrs. Dan Goffinet are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

    Dan and Betty (Kelly) Goffinet were married at St Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold on July 27, 1968, by Father Raymond Moll. Members of the wedding party were Becky (Kelly) Berg, maid of honor; David Genet, best man, Jim Kelly and Debby (Goffinet) Smith.

  • Lilly Dale Church revival starts Sunday

    TELL CITY – Lilly Dale Church of Christ will host its revival meeting and homecoming beginning Sunday, July 29, through Wednesday, Aug. 1. Brother Tim Morrow of Louisville will be the guest speaker. Each message will start in 1 Kings with an event in Elijah’s life.

    Sunday 10 a.m. - The Times of Elijah

    Sunday 7 p.m. - God’s Provision

    Monday 7 p.m. - The Thrill of Victory

    Tuesday 7 p.m. - The Agony of Defeat

    Wednesday 7 p.m. - On Fire Again

    A Homecoming meal will follow the Sunday morning service.