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  • Tell City boys 3rd in PAC meet

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Drew Ettensohn placed in the top four in two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to third place in the PAC boys swim meet Saturday.
    Pike Central won the seven-team meet with 353 points. Tell City scored 223.
    Ettensohn placed second in the 100-yard butterfly in 59.18 seconds and fourth in the 50 freestyle in 24.90. Only three Tell City boys have ever swum the 100 fly faster.

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  • Waupaca Foundry named top John Deere supplier

    WAUPACA, Wis.  –Waupaca Foundry Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, has earned recognition as a partner-level supplier for 2016 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating.

    Waupaca Foundry was selected for its dedication to providing outstanding quality iron castings as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Foundry leaders accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on Jan. 11 in Moline, Ill. at Deere & Co.’s Ag & Turf Division headquarters.

  • Students’ video tribute an award winner

    TELL CITY – The air still gets heavy to talk about it because it’s a pain no family should have to endure. The community mourned when it learned of the passing of 16-year-old Kearstin Parker in April 2015 stemming from an auto crash.

    Amid the tears and healing, there came a silver lining. With the memory of their friend still strong, students at Tell City Junior Senior High Schools used a tragedy to herald a tribute.

  • Tell City woman attends D.C. march


    Staff Writer


    Amid a sea of pink, protest signs and overall skepticism that President Donald Trump’s policies will improve the lives of all Americans, a Tell City woman stood last Saturday in proud unity with hundreds of thousands of others.

    Jennifer Hauser, 34, made the trip to the nation’s capital to rally last week with the masses of like-minded people to march in dissent the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

  • County recycling bills for 2017 sent

    PERRY COUNTY – Bills for 2017 Perry County Recycling Management District fees, assessed to all home and business owners in Perry County are being mailed during the month of January. The first rounds of bills are due March 15. The district will mail the bills for real estate and mobile homes in the following manner:

    • All homes and mobile homes on land owned by the occupant are considered real estate. These bills are being mailed this month and will be due March 15.

  • Tell City’s trash department often in the red




    TELL CITY – While Tell City residents will soon see a major hike in their water and wastewater rates, another city office may soon seek an increase in revenue.

    The city’s trash department regularly runs in the red and faces increased costs for fuel, labor and making repairs to aging equipment, Street Commissioner Jeff Everly said.

  • Dinner theatre fundraiser Feb. 25

    SANTA CLAUS – The Santa Claus Museum and Relay for Life team H-A-P-P-Y present “Bullets in the Bathtub,” a murder mystery dinner theatre fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Event Hall at 802 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand.

    Tickets cost $50 per person and doors open at 6 p.m. Central time. Guests are encouraged to wear 1920s attire, as they will be part of the show.

    The dinner will be provided by The Mill House. The cash bar will be provided by St. Benedict’s Brew Works and Monkey Hollow Winery.

  • Community Events; Jan. 26

    Sons of Legion to sell pork chop dinners


    TELL CITY – Tell City Sons of the American Legion Squadron 213 will sell pork chop dinners beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Super Bowl Feb. 5, at the post home.

    Dinners will include a pork chop, creek fries and baked beans. The cost will be $8 and dinners will be available for dine-in or carry-out.


    Boater safety course Feb. 13-15