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Today's News

  • PC girls tie one softball game, lose three to Crawford County

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Junior High girls tied one and lost another softball game at home against Crawford County Saturday, then lost two more on that team's field the following Monday.

    Kristy Brumfield pitched the entire first Saturday game, which stopped when time expired at five innings with each team holding six runs, according to Coach Greg Gibson. Brumfield struck out five batters, walked four and gave up two hits, he said.

    Brumfield, Hannah Harpenau and Sydney Goffinet each got two hits. Harpenau reached second base on one of them, and the others were singles.

  • Tell City earns two firsts, one second in weekend matches

    TELL CITY - Tell City's 8U and 12U teams took first places in an all-star softball tourney last weekend while 10U members placed second.

    Excellent Defense

    In the 8U games, coach David Sanders said the team played excellent defense overall and hit the ball well, with the team batting average at .527 for the tourney. In Game 1 against Tell City's 7U team, the girls won 9-4, with Emily Hagedorn and Breanna Bryant hitting 2-for-2 and Katelyn Hughes and Savannah Alvey hitting 2-for-3 against the pitching machine. Rachael Malone and Hughes each got two runs.

  • TC splits double-header in Diamond League play

    Marksmen play 'our best night,' coach says

    TELL CITY - "I thought we made many fundamental errors in the first game, a lot of basic mistakes," Jasper Coach Andy Noblitt said after a Diamond League Baseball double-header at Tell City Tuesday. "We did not do that the second game. I thought we played much better fundamentally, doing what we normally do, and the kids were able to salvage Game 2."

    Tell City topped Jasper 8-3 in Game 1, then lost to Noblitt's team 6-5.

  • Up, up and not so far away

    Touchstone Energy's balloon offered low-level tethered rides at Friday evening's annual meeting of Southern Indiana Power. A huge crowed packed the county fairgrounds for a picnic meal, bingo and balloon rides. Emily Hagedorn was an early passenger.

  • TC School Board approves hirings

    TELL CITY - In personnel actions, the Tell City-Troy Township School Board learned at their regular meeting June 10 of the resignations of part-time junior-high cook Rebecca Daum, Marty Brewer and Chris Hollinden as co-chairs on Tell City Junior High's Indiana Student Achievement Institute Committee, and Shannon Kleeman as William Tell Elementary School program assistant.

    Dora Stinogel was approved to replace Daum and Michelle Newby will replace Kleeman.

  • Works board approves road closings for summer festival events

    Aug. 2 parade, following-day's Kids Day, trolley tours all to affect traffic flow during 50th Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY - Several groups representing different aspects of the Tell City Sesquicentennial celebration requested numerous road closures at the city's board of public works and safety June 16 meeting.

  • Pastor's dream helps hundreds of families each year

    TELL CITY - Feed those in need. That's how Brother Tom Brown wanted to help not only Perry County but surrounding areas.

    The pastor of Tell Street Baptist Church for more than 10 years remembers searching for a creative ministry to help the community. He settled on a food pantry. "It had been his wish to start this," said Jack Garvin. "He brought it before the church in 2003 to begin feeding the needy."

  • Ironstock returns for ninth year of scary fun

    TELL CITY - It's time to pull the hearse around and dust off the coffin because Ironstock returns for its ninth year Saturday and Sunday at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds.

    Haunted-house makers, lovers of Halloween and just those curious about what goes on behind the scenes of some of the scariest haunted houses, can participate in several workshops, demonstrations and events.

  • Parade entries due by July 15

    TELL CITY - Interest in the opening-day parade helping to kick off Tell City's sesquicentennial is growing, with dozens of entries already received.

    Members of Tell City Moose Lodge 1424, the group organizing the Aug. 2 parade, hope to secure at least 150 entries, one for each year since the community's founding in 1858.

    The parade begins at 2:30 p.m. and will be followed by opening ceremonies for the week-long sesquicentennial.

  • Miss Schweizer Fest pageant plans in place

    TELL CITY - What would Tell City's sesquicentennial be without a Miss Schweizer Fest? Contestants are sought for a pageant scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Community Christian Church in Tell City.

    Contestants must be from Perry County and follow pageant guidelines adopted by Indiana's festival association. The winner will be eligible to compete in a state festival pageant in the fall.