Today's News

  • Community Events; July 20

    Book sale  at library Wednesday-Friday


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will hold a large book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24. The sale will take place in the bookmobile garage located behind the library.


    Maxon luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 4


  • Summertime fun
  • Tell City teaching tools to serve as Indiana model


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY -– With Tell City Junior Senior High School named a Four Star School earlier this year, and William Tell Elementary annually deemed high performing, the Tell City School Corp. will lend it’s teaching tools as a framework of success for others across the state.

  • Camp with a Cop
  • Stretch of Indiana 66 near Grandview to close today

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced the temporary closure of a bridge on Indiana 66 near Grandview for repaving. On or around Monday, July 20, (today) contractors will close the bridge over Sandy Creek. The project was originally slated for July 16, but was pushed back pending the arrival of construction materials. The closure will affect the roadway from about 500 feet from either end of the bridge while crews perform a concrete overlay and work on approaches to the crossing.

  • Troy leaders table vote again, keeping new industry, residents on hold


    Feature Writer


    TROY – Months of debate among and between board members and Troy residents over a newly arrived industry resulted in a lengthy rezoning process. Now, delayed decisions over the company’s proposal for tax abatement have resulted in a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, at the Troy Fire Station.

  • IHSAA needs to adapt, make moratorium changes

    Zane Clodfelter

    Guest Columnist


    In past issues, I’ve called on the IHSAA to make progressive changes to adapt to today’s sports scene.

    My latest plea to the IHSAA involves the one-week sports moratorium that has been in place for years and finding ways to make it equal for all high school athletes.

    Moratorium week is defined by the IHSAA as a period where “there shall be no contact between athletes and coaches, and no athletic activities, including conditioning, conducted.”

  • Sports Notes; July 16

    Tell City football camp next week for grades 7-8


    TELL CITY – Tell City seventh- and eighth-grade boys football programs will have football camp July 20-23 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Participants should meet at Legion Field each day. A physical is required in order to participate.

    For more information, send email to Neal Stahly  at neal.stahly@tellcity.k12.in.us.


    Youth football registration set


  • Franchville advances to National Jr. PGA Championship

    WABASH – Jackson Franchville, 15, from Coatesville, put up two solid rounds in a rain-hampered tournament qualifier in Wabash to advance to the National Jr. PGA Championship at Miramont Country Club, College Station, Texas.

    Jackson, son of Joe and Beth Franchville and grandson of Betty Biggs of Grandview and Mike and Jean Franchville of Derby, shot 3 under par on the first day of the tournament July 8 and was tied for the lead.

  • Age-7-8 regular-season champions