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Today's News

  • Tell City girls 2nd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Elizabeth Bishop and Makenzie Alvey each won one event to lead Tell City to second place in a junior high girls triangular swim meet Thursday.

    Heritage Hills won with 124 points. Tell City scored 111 and South Spencer 65.

    Bishop won the 50-yard butterfly in 35.89 seconds.

    Alvey won the 100 freestyle in 1:13.78 and placed second in the 100 individual medley in 1:24.82.

    The Archers placed second in all three relays.

    Kira Maddle, Hanna Goffinet, Alvey and Bailey Powell swam the 200 medley relay in 2:36.77.

  • Archer boys finish 2nd in tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Wade Bryant won the 50-yard breaststroke as Tell City finished second in a junior high boys swim meet Thursday.

    South Spencer won with 136 points. Tell City scored 73 and Heritage Hills 71.

    Trent Harding placed second in two events for Tell City, swimming the 100 indvidual medley in 1:25.76 and the 50 butterfly in 39.33.

    Hunter Sandage placed second in the 200 freestyle in 3:24.33.

    Luke Thomas, Bryant, Harding and Trent Rainey took second in the 200 medley relay in 2:51.89.

  • Gunn, Newlin weightlifting champs

    REO—Tell City’s Trent Gunn and Tyrel Newlin won their weight classes in the 16th annual Southern Indiana bench press and squat weightlifting championships Feb. 27.

    Gunn won the 186-200-pound division with a bench press of 255 pounds and a squat of 405 pounds.

    Newlin won the 201-215-pound division with a 245-pound bench press and a 335-pound squat.

    South Spencer won the team title in the junior-senior division.

    Heritage Hills won the freshman-sophomore team title.

  • Troy claims $40,000 planning grant

    TROY - A $40,000 planning grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs will allow Troy to prepare a master utility plan, an important first step in determining where the town needs to target future infrastructure dollars.

    Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman announced the grant last week, calling planning grants "invaluable tools that can help rural communities improve the quality of life for their residents."

    Administered by OCRA, grant money comes to the state through the federal Small Cities and Towns Development Block Grant Program.

  • Reading program to fuel kids' dreams

    TELL CITY - A program that provides a free book each month to preschool children will kick off this spring, supported by United Way, Perry County Junior Women and community donors.

    The program is affiliated with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which sends books to thousands of families each month.  Parents of preschoolers who register in coming weeks will receive the books with the hope they'll read to their young children.

  • Just Say 'Uncle'
  • Bomb threat jails Schwab employee

    CANNELTON - An employee of Schwab Corp. was jailed Thursday after allegedly writing letters claiming a bomb had been placed in or near the Cannelton plant, Indiana State Police said.

    James M. Carman, 39, of 661 Lambert Road, Lewisport, Ky., is charged with a Class D count of false reporting.

  • Lawyer: Off-roaders must comply with laws

    TELL CITY - "The ordinance is very clear," county attorney Chris Goffinet said at a regular meeting of the Perry County commissioners March 2, "you have to comply with state laws."

  • UPDATE, 8:15 P.M. Monday - Cronin convicted on all counts

    TELL CITY - A jury of seven men and five women returned guilty verdicts on all 20 counts Monday evening in the meth trial of Kenneth Cronin.

  • Honoring Cannelton's police chief