Today's News

  • Scarlette Eve Cole

    Brian and Valerie Cole of Troy announce the birth of a daughter, Scarlette Eve. She was delivered July 22, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20½ inches long. She was welcomed home by her two siblings, Zaiden, 10, and Lucy, 4. Another sibling, Maddix, is deceased.

    Grandparents are Marty and Carol Vinson of Tell City and Peggy and Frankie Cole of Hawesville, Ky.,

  • Aug. 31 meeting to discuss community owned store in Derby

    DERBY – A community meeting Aug. 31 will discuss the possibilities of a community-owned store in the riverside community. As the News reported last week, a committee is exploring how a community co-op might allow the town to reopen a community store that would sell food and fuel. The meeting will explore how a co-op might work, membership benefits, funding and the decision-making process.

    The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Smackwater Cove.

  • Community Events; Aug . 27

    Sons of the Legion to sell pork chop dinners Sept. 12


    TELL CITY – Tell City Sons of the American Legion Squadron 213 will sell pork chop dinners beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the post home.

    Dinners will include a pork chop, creek fries and baked beans. Cost will be $8 and winners will be available for dine-in or carry out.


    10th Street Fall Fair set for Sept. 19


  • Ammon – Flamion

    Mr. and Mrs. Ron Ammon of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Maribeth Lee Ammon, to Logan Michael Flamion, also of Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School and attended Vincennes University. She is employed by Adaptive Nursing in Jasper.

    The future groom is the son of Brent and Katrina Flamion of Tell City. He is a graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School and is employed by Waupaca Foundry. 

  • Howell-James

    Jannelle Desiré Howell and Richard Kyle James of Tell City announce their upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Vickie Howell of Tell City and the late James Howell.

    The future groom is the son of Adwina James and Richard L. James, both of Tell City.

    Miss Howell is a graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2015 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She earned a Bachelor in Science degree in early childhood development. She is employed with Perry Child Care.

  • Remembering lives lost on the Argosy
  • Tell City 6th at Washington

    WASHINGTON—Tell City’s Kevin Yeung placed third in No. 1 singles at the eight-team Washington invitational boys tennis tourney Saturday.
    Yeung beat John Bizal of Evansville Central 6-1, 6-1 in the first round, lost to Luke Steinhart of Mount Vernon 6-0, 6-1 in the second round, and then beat Andrew Woods of Linton 6-1, 7-5 in the consolation round for third place.
    Chandler Lacy also went 2-1 in No. 2 singles.

  • Marksman girls outshoot Southridge

    TELL CITY—Southridge had the individual medalist, but Tell City used more balanced scoring to beat the Raiders 240-254 in girls golf Monday.
    All four Tell City scorers were within four strokes of each other. Mary Grace Alvey shot 58, Alex Lawalin 59, Halee Lamb 61, and Kyra Gentry 62.
    Olivia Mundy shot 52 to lead Southridge.
    Tell City, 2-2, will visit Jasper Tuesday at 5 p.m.

  • Corydon conquers Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Maddie Hubert had 12 kills and 19 assists but Perry Central lost to Corydon 13-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-21 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Payton Emmons added nine kills for the Commodores and Addy Davis and Ryann Lynch each made five.
    Davis had 14 assists.
    Lynch made 15 digs, Emmons 13, Courtney Berger 11, Terissa Roark seven, and Hubert six.
    Emmons served four aces and Roark added two.
    Brooke Lasher and Karissa Gayer each made four kills as Perry Central won the JV match 25-19, 18-25, 15-10.

  • Memorial defeats Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City couldn’t get its offense going in the second and third games and lost to Evansville Memorial 15-16, 25-8, 25-12 in volleyball Tuesday.
    “They were good,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “They had a senior (Emily Sullivan) who’s about 6-1 or 6-2 and has signed with North Carolina for basketball, but she could’ve played (college) volleyball too.
    “The first game I thought we played pretty well - we were passing well and picking up their hits.