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Today's News

  • 200-mile run to herald bicentennial

    By DON STEEN
    Staff Writer
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY – At an Aug. 18 meeting of the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety, member and City Councilman Tony Hollinden outlined the path of a proposed 200-mile road run that will be part of a celebration of the county’s 200th anniversary.

    According to Hollinden, the event is expected to begin at 4 a.m. Friday Oct. 31 and conclude at around 1 p.m. Saturday to mark the county’s bicentennial.

  • PC band shows confidence

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – “Bigger, faster, better and stronger” are movements in this year’s Perry Central Marching Commodores show, “The Next Best Thing,” Music Director Andrea Clark said.

    It includes “original music composed just for our group,” she explained. It has some melodies from a song by Daft Punk, a French electronic duo. “It’s got little pieces of their song, but it doesn’t sound like the exact song they do,” Clark said.

  • Tell City’s Seventh Street complex may get community center

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A new housing complex on Tell City’s Seventh Street could come with a community center that would add another gathering point for activities in the city’s downtown.

  • City council approves tax abatement

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council has given its final approval to a tax-abatement request by a local employer expanding one of its manufacturing lines.

  • Troy officials vote to allow rezoning, expansion

    By TRINA SEVERSON
    Feature Writer

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part report.

  • K of C to host soccer challenge Sept. 7

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will host a youth soccer challenge at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Ranger Station Field at 16th and Washington. Boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate.

    Entry forms will be available through the schools and on the day of the event. Shin guards and cleats are not required for this fun event.

    For more information, call John Waninger at (812) 547-2191 or (812) 719-2900.

  • St. Pius Fall Fest planned for Sunday, Sept. 7

    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday, Sept. 7.

    On the menu will be the parish’s “famous soup,” sold by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie. Entertainment will include the Crosswinds band, a large yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle.

    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Those wanting carry-out soup should take their own containers.

  • Benefits for Dakota Boeglin Sept. 13 and 20

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Biker Buds will host benefits for Dakota Boeglin Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20.

    Dakota, 2, was diagnosed with hairy congenital nevi, which must be surgically removed due to a risk of cancer. Dakota’s family anticipates a minimum of 16 additional surgeries.

  • Farmers market open

    TELL CITY – The Perry County farmers market is open 8 a.m. until sellout Saturdays and 4 p.m. until sellout Wednesdays.
    Markets will continue through fall. Anyone wanting to learn more can call 547-7933.

  • Big John Williams memorial ride set for Sept. 6

    TELL CITY – The Big John Williams Memorial Ride will be Saturday, Sept. 6.

    Registration will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at Braunie’s Bar. All bikes will be out at 11 a.m. and will return at 4:30 p.m. All vehicles are welcome.

    Proceeds will go to the John Williams Memorial Scholarship of the Perry County Community Foundation.