Today's News

  • 2018 Primary Candidate Listing

    PERRY COUNTY – A listing of candidates provided by the county clerk’s office who have filed for Indiana’s May 8 primary election.


    County Clerk

    Lynn Fulkerson, Republican

    Mandi  Mogan, Democrat


    County Assessor

    Mendy Lassaline, Democrat


    County Auditor

    Pamela Goffinet, Democrat


  • Marksmen draw long route

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City was the only Perry County team to draw a long route to a boys basketball sectional title in pairings drawn by the IHSAA Sunday.
    In next week’s seven-team Class 2A sectional at Castle, Tell City will play Mater Dei in the first round Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
    Forest Park will face South Spencer after that at approximately 7:15 p.m.
    The winners of those two games will meet in the second semifinal game Friday, March 2, at 7:15 p.m.

  • Braves hold off Perry Central

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central was unable to stop Tecumseh’s fourth-quarter run and lost 62-52 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed 49-44 with 4:03 left in the game.
    Tecumseh’s Josh Jagelewski and Steven Molinet then hit inside shots to start an 8-0 run for the Braves.
    Perry Central turned the ball over on its next two possessions, leading to a jumper by Carson White and a layup by Molinet.
    Luke Bishop ended the Tecumseh run with a jump shot with 2:05 left.

  • Hagan, Hartz, Wint join Tell City Hall of Fame

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mike Hagan, Joe Hartz and the late Preston Wint were inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame in an emotional ceremony Friday.
    Tom Wint, speaking about his parents said, “I can guarantee Preston and Frankie are looking down from heaven with big smiles on their faces.

  • TC edges Vikings in three overtimes

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Key three-point plays by Trent Arnold and Braeden Beard lifted Tell City past North Posey 59-56 in triple overtime in PAC boys basketball Satur-day.
    Arnold hit a three-point shot from the top of the key to tie the score 45-45 with 1:09 left in the second overtime.
    “That was a huge play that was run for him,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “He’s getting his shooting stroke back.”

  • Marksmen place 6th in boys swim sectional

    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Drew Ettensohn broke a 24-year-old school record twice to lead Tell City to sixth place in a 12-team boys swimming sectional Saturday.
    Tell City scored 176 points. Heritage Hills won the sectional for the first time with 432 points, 22 more than runner-up Bedford North Lawrence.
    Ettensohn broke Davin Harpe’s school record in the 100-yard butterfly by swimming it in 55.50 seconds in the trials last Thursday.

  • Hot shooting Tell City tops Boonville

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Every Tell City starter hit at least 60 percent from the field and scored at least nine points as the Marksmen downed Boonville 61-51 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen outshot Boonville from the field 60.5 percent to 42.6 percent and hit 5 of 10 from three-point range compared with Boonville’s 6 of 16.

  • Troy prepares for cemetery mowing season

    TROY – The town of Troy would like to remind everyone that mowing season is approaching and requests that flowers not in vases or saddles be removed from monuments or the ground surrounding monuments in the town’s cemetery. 

    This includes items on monuments that are not permanently attached such as figurines.

    These items should be removed by April 1. After this date, items will be removed by the cemetery personnel.

    As posted at the cemetery, all ornaments, flowers and decorations should be attached only to headstones.

  • Perry-Spencer Crop Day to feature soil sampling and Dicamba presentations

    ST. MEINRAD – The annual Perry-Spencer Crop Day program will be held Thursday, March 8, at the St. Meinrad Community Center. Registration and sponsor displays will open at 5:15 p.m. CST with the meal beginning at 6 p.m. 

    Crop Day is a joint effort between Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation Districts in Perry and Spencer counties. The featured speaker this year is Jason Ackerson, a soil scientist with the Purdue Department of Agronomy, presenting Efficient Soil Sampling for Precision Soil Management.

  • News in Brief; Feb. 22

    VFD auxiliary selling New Boston soup March 11


    NEW BOSTON – The New Boston Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual “famous soup” sale on Sunday, March 11, at the firehouse in New Boston.

    Carry-out only will begin at 10 a.m. Cost is $14 per gallon. Please take containers. All proceeds will benefit the New Boston Volunteer Fire Department.


    Library has new language resource