Today's News

  • Tell City 5th in PAC girls meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s lack of depth hurt in team standings but the Marksmen exceeded most of their seeds as they finished fifth in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Gibson Southern scored 133.5 points to win the meet for the third year in a row. Tell City scored 75.
    “We were seeded to score 48 points and we scored 75,” noted Tell City Coach Katie Weyer. “That was the game plan: outscore your seeds.

  • 22nd graduating class of We the Youth of Perry County
  • Donation to police canine program
  • William Tell Triathlon
  • Officers beef up enforcement in April

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department, in conjunction with The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, conducted seatbelt and dangerous driving patrols during April. Officers working the project were compensated through a grant awarded to the Tell City Police Department by ICJI.

    Officers participating in the project worked a total of 32 hours resulting in five custodial arrests for various traffic offenses , including driving under the influence, habitual traffic violation and driving while suspended.

  • The luckiest man in the world

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist


    With Memorial Day coming up, I thought I would write a story that happened in World War II. That tragic conflict ended seventy years ago; May of 1945 in Europe and September of the same year in the Pacific.

    We’ve all had bad days. You know what I’m talking about, you get out of bed and stub your toe on the way to the bathroom and then on the way to work you realize it’s Saturday and you could have stayed in bed; flat tires, your out of coffee filters, mismatched socks, and so on.

  • Menus Week of May 18 - May 22

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.


    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Country-fried steak sandwich, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans and pears.

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Chicken patty on a bun, french fries and peaches.

  • As summer nears, some plants savor the shade

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    It is strange, but true ... people often refer to shade as a problem.  How many times have you heard of people desperately searching for that one magic thing they can do to get grass to grow underneath a pin oak?

    Why can’t we just accept the fact that it just isn’t possible and move on to better things?

  • Corn producers invited to join testing program

    PERRY COUNTY – Soil and water conservation districts in Spencer and Perry counties have announced they will partner to form INfield Advantage group in 2015. INfield Advantage was previously known as On-Farm Network. Any producer planting corn is eligible for the program.

    INFA is funded through the Indiana Corn Marketing Council and Indiana Soybean Alliance with checkoff funds and is being offered free of charge to producers.

  • Court and Police Records; May 14



    • Vincent L. Voyles, 26, of 424 15th St., Tell City, May 7, on warrants for battery and trespassing.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $605 bail.

    • William T. Masterson, 55, of 101 S. First St., Cannelton, May 8, on preliminary charges of driving with a suspended license and resisting law enforcement by using a vehicle to flee.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $2,105.