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Today's News

  • Taylor’s team 2nd in NSA world series

    EVANSVILLE— Former Tell City athlete Caitlin Taylor helped Indiana Sisters place second in the age-14-and-under National Softball Association Class B Northern World Series July 18-24.

  • Triple play helps EverBody’s advance to semifinal round

    TELL CITY—EverBody’s Fitness Center used 20 hits and a triple play to defeat Corn Island Shipyard 15-0 in the first round of the Tell City Women’s Softball League’s playoff tourney Monday.

  • Tri-State Service sweeps Tell City women’s softball titles

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tri-State Service & Maintenance averaged 22 runs per game as it won the Tell City Women’s Softball League playoff tourney Tuesday.
    Casi Hay went 3 for 3 with a double to lead Tri-State past EverBody’s Fitness Center 21-4 in the championship game.
    Felicia Myers and Jennifer Coyle each added a single and a double to Tri-State’s 20-hit attack.

  • Horseman’s Club benefit show Aug. 27

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will be hosting a Fun Horse Show and Benefit on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 5 p.m.

    There will be games for all ages, providing fun for all participants and spectators.

    There is some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

    This show is also a fund-raiser for Stir-N-Hope Therapeutic Riding Program. 

  • Friends of the library silent auction Aug. 10-11

    TELL CITY – In addition to having the annual Schweizer Fest Book sale at the Tell City Public Library, located in the Bookmobile garage, the library will also be hosting a silent auction and yard sale in the upstairs meeting room. There will be many items in both venues, and will include 12 Tell City Chair bowback kitchen chairs and old wooden card catalogs for silent auction.   All items may be viewed on Aug. 10-11, during normal library hours.

    Come join the fun and place your bids on silent auction items and browse for good used yard sale items.

  • From Pigeon Creek to President
  • Marshall Tucker Band to perform locally Aug. 12

    LINCOLN CITY – Legendary southern rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will perform at the Lincoln Amphitheatre on Friday, Aug. 12, with local and regional favorites Eighty-Sixt as openers. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m., Eighty-Sixt takes the stage at 6 p.m. and The Marshall Tucker Band will perform at 7 p.m.

    Premium and VIP seating for the event is sold out – there are a limited number of general admission tickets ($24.75) available for purchase on www.LincolnAmphitheatre.com. Orders can also be placed over the phone by calling (812) 937-2329.

  • Local beers available at Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – Beer has long been a part of Tell City’s history and heritage. This year, a craft beer garden will join the Schweizer Fest lineup and will include locally made brews.

    The first Schweizer Fest Craft Beer Garden will be held Thursday and Friday, Aug. 11-12 on Main Street.

    Participating brewers expected to take part are Tell City Brewing Co., the Schnitz, Carson’s Brewery and St. Benedict’s Brew Works. Each will offer two beers both evenings. They will offer tastings and will sell beer by the glass.

  • Water study tapped for Tobin Township

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A group or residents in Tobin Township are banding together in hopes of finding a way to obtain municipal water. Currently, property owners in the German Ridge area near Gerald rely on wells or cisterns, but even then, adequate supplies are limited.

    There are an estimated 150 homes in need.

  • Trash and mowing violations prompt council action

    TELL CITY – Tell City Street Commissioner Jeff Everly reported an issue with trash bags being improperly tagged with the $1 trash tags, which have been in use for decades.

    Everly suggested sending a post card to the over 3,000 rate-paying residents to remind them of proper tagging procedure.

    “It’s a tremendous problem we’re trying to get fixed,” said Mayor Jim Adams.

    “I think the city could post it on their Facebook page and on their website,” Council member Chris Cail said.