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Today's News

  • Lilly counseling grants to promote student success

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will receive $147,050 from Lilly Endowment Inc. as part of the endowment’s Comprehensive Counseling Initiative for Indiana K-12 students. Perry Central will receive the same grant in the amount of $117,800.

    The county school districts are two of more than 50 public school corporations and five charter schools in Indiana selected to implement plans to help them meet the complex academic, college, career, and social and emotional counseling needs of their students.

  • TC police will see sizable pay raises in 2018

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City police officers will earn longevity bonuses to their base pay sooner and more often under a salary ordinance adopted Monday by the Tell City Common Council.

    The salary changes, Police Chief Derrick Lawalin said, follow summertime budget discussions on how the city can better retain skilled officers and shrink the pay gap between what the city pays its police officers and what they might earn from comparably sized communities.

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  • TC Schools parent-teacher conferences upcoming

    TELL CITY – The afternoon and evening of Thursday, Oct. 12, are the designated times for parent-teacher conferences at William Tell Elementary School.  Parents will be notified of their scheduled time by Monday, Oct. 9. 

    If parents need to make any changes with their appointment, they are asked to contact their child’s teacher at (812) 547-9727.

    Students at Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School will receive report cards on Tuesday, Oct.10. Parent-teacher conferences will be held Thursday, Oct. 12 from 4-7:45 p.m.

  • Fenn-Allen

    Jessica Fenn of Tell City and Jeffrey Allen of Rochester, Minn., were united in marriage on Saturday, July 15, 2017, in a 4 p.m. outdoor ceremony at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony, Minn. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Doug Fenn, uncle and godfather of the bride. The reception followed in the Great Hall of Silverwood Park before the couple honeymooned in Belize.

  • Church News; Oct. 5

    Women’s hike set for Oct. 28

     

    TELL CITY – BE Ministry, will take a day trip to God’s Country, north of Bristow at 10 a.m. on Oct. 28.  Join the group for light hiking while viewing the Stations of the Cross and be renewed by your faith. 

  • LHDC RSVP group to host annual recognition event Tuesday

    CHRISNEY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host its annual recognition event on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chrisney Youth Center, located at 1101 E. County Road 800 N., Chrisney.

    The event is held to honor the RSVP volunteers who contribute many hours of their time and talent for the betterment of the community.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS; OCT. 5

    Maxon Luncheon Tuesday

     

    TELL CITY – All former Maxon employees and their spouses are invited to attend a luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 10. at 11:30 a.m. at the Patio Steakhouse in Tell City. Contact Allen Kast at (812) 719-9849 with any questions.

     

    Twilight Towers to host biscuit breakfast

     

  • Don’t gloat - scandal could hit your team next

    There are a lot of University of Louisville basketball fans in Perry County and undoubtedly they are upset about the scandal that broke last week.
    Rick Pitino was fired as U of L’s coach after it was revealed that U of L is one of the schools the FBI is investigating for bribing recruits to attend their school and/or bribing shoe company executives to steer recruits to their school.
    One recruit who did sign with U of L reportedly received $100,000.

  • Jeeps top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Drew Ettensohn scored a goal in both games but Tell City lost twice in boys soccer last week.
    Ettensohn scored without an assist in a 15-1 loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    “We played much better at times, even though the score doesn’t show it,” said Tell City Coach Brian Fletcher. “We had 12 shots on goal and more solid runs than we’ve had in the past.
    “We’ve still been teaching this young, inexperienced team how to play soccer the correct way.