Today's News

  • Weekend ceremonies to honor veterans' sacrifices

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.

    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliaries and Sons of the American Legion.

    Memorial services will consist of a brief ritual, eulogy, prayers, placing of memorial wreaths, a three-volley salute and a playing of taps.

  • Joint service planned for Sunday in City Hall Park

    Veterans groups will come together around noon Sunday for a joint Memorial Day service in City Hall Park. The annual tribute to men and women who gave their lives in defense of our nation will follow visits to local cemeteries by American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars members.

    Cannelton American Legion members will visit several cemeteries Monday and will conclude their tributes with ceremonies in Cannelton's Gazebo Park at 11:55 a.m. and in Hargis Hafele Park at 12:05 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend local tributes to veterans this weekend.

  • Historical society seeks nominations for 2010 Distinguished Citizen Award

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Historical Society has voted to accept public nominations for its Distinguished Citizen Award. Since the 1960s, a distinguished member of the community has been honored during the Schweizer Fest for their contributions to the betterment of Tell City.

    The following criteria are considered in determining the honoree:

    • An individual who has accepted Tell City as his or her home, whether by birth or adoption, and has benefited the community.

  • Foster parents help brighten lives of Hoosier children

    TELL CITY - Since the end of May is fast approaching, the Indiana Department of Child Services reminds everyone that May is National Foster Care Appreciation Month.

    DCS would like to take this opportunity to thank all foster parents for their dedication to Indiana's children. Foster parents are important and invaluable in helping children in crisis.

    In addition, foster parents are an important partner with DCS to improve the chances that children can safely return to their families or another permanent home.   

  • Cash appointed township trustee

    PERRY COUNTY - Tom McCart, the county's Republican chairman, has announced the appointment of Michele "Shelly" Cash as Tobin Township trustee.

    The appointment was effective May 12 and follows the April 30 death of Trustee Elsie M. Keller.

    Cash can be reached at 547-4246.

  • Reasoner reflects on 25 years of musical magic

    TELL CITY - Barry Reasoner was looking forward a week later to moving north to be closer to family members, but took time May 17 to reflect on the 25 years he served in the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. music programs.

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  • Wildcats nip PC in 8 innings

    BRETZVILLE—Stephany McNeely singled home the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as Mater Dei edged Perry Central 4-3 in the first round of the Class 2A girls softball sectional Monday.

    Mater Dei jumped to an early 3-0  lead. But Perry Central battled back to tie the score while Kristi Brumfield shut out the Wildcats for four consecutive innings.

    Hannah Daunhauer led off the Wildcats’ eighth with a single up the middle, though—her third hit of the game.

  • Vikings shut out Tell City

    BRETZVILLE—Shelley Schmitt pitched a three-hitter as North Posey shut out Tell City 8-0 in the Class 2A girls softball sectional semifinals Tuesday.

    Schmitt struck out 11 and walked none, and her teammates backed her with errorless defense, including a diving catch by first baseman Deana Lindauer on Josalyn Ress’ foul line drive in the seventh inning.

    All three Tell City hits were doubles—two by Courtney Cain and one by pinch-hitter Taylor Benningfield.

  • Tecumseh rolls past Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton had only one hit in a 15-0 loss to Tecumseh in the first round of the Class A girls softball sectional Monday.

    Payton Reed lined a clean single to left field with one out in the second inning for the Bulldogs’ only hit.

    A sign that things were not going to go their way came on Leah Mascolo’s at-bat in the third inning.

    She hit a ball into shallow left that Tecumseh shortstop Julie Roeder and left fielder Chelsie Nuhring both pursued.