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Today's News

  • Sports Notes

    Fall baseball-softball registration Aug. 22

    TELL CITY – Registration for boys baseball and girls softball leagues for children ages 6 to 12 has been set for 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Wayne Marchand Field. All games will be played Sunday, beginning at 12:30 p.m. There will be two games played each Sunday. The season will run from Sept. 7 to Oct. 5. For more information, contact Danny Lloyd at (270) 302-3552 or Cory Jennings at 719-1880.

    Perry Central volleyball shirts available for sale

  • Tell City is state’s 24th safest city

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City earned an early birthday president last week, that of one of Indiana’s safest cities.

    Chief Executive magazine conducted a rank of the Hoosier state’s cities and said Tell City ranked 24th in crime based on FBI crime data and other statistics. It ranked the state’s 50 safest cites as part of a its coverage of Indiana being named the sixth best sate in the nation to do business in.

  • Scottish soccer pro visits TC

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  • Hess proud to speak for those without voice, power

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Several people were likely on Joan Hess’ mind as she accepted the 2014 Distinguished Citizen Award Wednesday evening.

    They included her husband and children, her siblings and other family members and friends. But there were others Hess was more than likely thinking of: the men and women whose lives she touches every day. Many of those people, Hess said, don’t have a voice and often struggle to meet the basics of life many of us take for granted – food, shelter and transportation.

  • Schweizer Fest Archery Tourney draws 102 shooters

    TELL CITY – There were 102 shooters who took part in Saturday’s Schweizer Fest Archery Tourney at Tell City High School.

    Results are as follows by category.

     

     

    National Archery in the Schools Program Winners

    Elementary Female
    Amy Chen, 272, East Heights, Henderson
    Lily Hubbard, 264, East Heights Henderson
    Maggie Pugh, 262, Henderson

  • PET OF THE WEEK

    BENTLEY is a 2-year-old male beagle who loves the outdoors. He was found as a stray and brought to the shelter, but nobody ever claimed him. Bentley is great with kids and other dogs.

    To meet or sponsor Bentley or another dog or cat awaiting a new home, call the Perry County Animal Shelter at 547-6381, send email to perrycountyanimalshelter@gmail.com or stop by 200 Herzeele Street in Cannelton.

    Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. PCAS is closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays.

  • Cannelton schools release supply lists for prekindergarten through seventh grade

    CANNELTON — Below are class supply lists for the 2014-15 year for grades pre-kindergarten through seventh grades. For students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, no Trapper Keepers or wheels on backpacks will be allowed.

  • Schools request state assistance applications to be filed online

    TELL CITY – School officials request anyone who intends to apply for state assistance for a child or children to do so prior to the first day of school, which will allow online applications to be processed prior to the start of the school year.

    Starting this school year, parents must apply for state assistance online through Harmony access.

    Applications can be entered in the privacy of the parent’s or guardian’s own home.

  • William Tell Elementary kindergarten through sixth grade student supply list

    TELL CITY – Students of William Tell Elementary will need to have the following supplies for the 2014-15 school year.

    • Kindergarten: washable markers, white glue,play-dough, 2 lg. pink pearl erasers, 2 family size boxes of tissues, 4 pack dry erase markers, box Crayola crayons 24 count, 1-inch binder with clear plastic cover, box of resealable bags-quart; Girls bring, box of Resealable bags-gallon, Boys bring, Lysol wipes and hand sanitizer.

  • Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. 2014-15 bus route information

    TELL CITY - The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. continues to support  the city of Tell City’s “get healthy” initiative and will again have walking areas for students in grades seven through 12 within the city of Tell City.

    There will be no seven through 12th grade school bus services for students that live within approximately five blocks of the junior-senior high school.