Today's News

  • 4-H talent winners named

    The 4-H open talent show held July 16 drew 10 contestants to the stage at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The contest was sponsored by D&J’s DJ Service, Hometown Music and Los Amigos. In first place was Hayley Payne, left; in second place was Kira Maddle, center; and in third place was Brooke Lawalin.

  • Horseman’s club fun show set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show and benefit at 5 p.m. Saturday at the club, located on Summer Road north of Tell City.
    Follow the signs approximately 5 miles north on Indiana 37 to reach the club.
    There will be games for all ages, providing fun for all participants and spectators. There will be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • Grant applications for Operation Round Up available

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects, according to organizers.
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications from now until Sept. 15. Disbursement will take place in October.

  • Lasher attends mathematics program

    TELL CITY – Shane Lasher, a seventh-grader at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, attended the Ball State Institute for the Gifted in Mathematics program recently.

    Ball State University Department of Mathematical Sciences selected 56 Indiana students to participate. Selection was based on ISTEP scores.
    Students spent a week exploring connections between mathematics and science, number patterns, algebraic reasoning and brain teasers. 
    Lasher is the son of Beth and Mike Lasher and the grandson of Carroll and Brenda Goffinet.

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  • Lisa George graduates from nursing program

    TELL CITY – Lisa George of Tell City earned an associate degree in nursing during pinning exercises May 7 at the Vincennes University Jasper Center Campus.

    Attending were relatives and friends.
    George is the daughter of Gary and Cheryl George of Tell City. She is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School.
    She is employed at the Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills Nursing Home in Tell City.

  • Stutsman – Bennett

    Mr. and Mrs. Martin Vinson and Mrs. Jacqueline Bennett announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Abby Stutsman and Timothy Bennett of Hawesville, Ky.

    The bride-elect is studying criminal investigations at Everest University of Florida. She works as a logistics clerk at Schwab Corp. in Cannelton.
    Mr. Bennett is also the son of the late Ray Bennett. He is a 1993 graduate of Owensboro High School. He works as a production coordinator at Schwab Corp. in Cannelton.

  • Horton – Kleeman

    Michael Kleeman and Chelsea Horton of Derby announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Riley and SueDee Horton of Tell City. She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and is attending Ivy Tech Community College studying culinary arts.
    She works at the Rocky Point Waterfront Grille.
    Mr. Kleeman is the son of Larry and Sharon Kleeman of Tell City. He is a 2005 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2010 graduate of Ball State University.
    He works for Simon and Harris Construction.

  • Marksmen fall to Gibson Southern

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern defeated Tell City 3-0 in a rain-shortened PAC boys tennis match Thursday.
    Trent Wallace defeated Jeff Yeung 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles.
    The Titans also won both doubles matches in straight sets.
    Cameron Allen and Brad Wilzbacher beat Tyler Groves and Dakota Braunecker 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.
    Sam Greubel and Josh Nurrenbern beat Jacob Miller and Austin Paulin 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1.
    No. 1 and 3 singles matches were not completed, as they were still in progress when the rain and lightning came.

  • Quick Patriots outscore Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Heritage Hills used its quickness to beat Tell City 6-3 in a rain-shortened PAC boys soccer game Thursday.
    Tell City Coach Don Foerster said, “They were a lot quicker than our backs were, and they beat our backs down the field.
    “We just didn’t play a very strong defensive game. We don’t have a lot of depth there yet.
    “And we didn’t clear the ball very well.”
    The Patriots scored all six of their goals in the first half, after which the game was called due to a thunderstorm.