Today's News

  • Waldie, Maxwell prove they can win two-man as well as individual titles

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor TELL CITY—Last year the Schweizer Fest Golf Open switched from an individual tourney to a two-person, best-ball format to create more interest.

  • Rhodes named Teacher of The Year in Kentucky

    WARSAW, Ky. – Ivy Rhodes was named teacher of the year at Gallatin County Upper Elementary School in Warsaw.
    She has been the third-grade teacher at the school for the past seven years. Rhodes is a graduate of Tell City High School and the University of Southern Indiana. She earned her master’s degree from Northern Kentucky University.
    Rhodes is the daughter of Kevin Rhodes and Leisa Rhodes. She is the granddaughter of Mary Nell Rhodes and the late Lee Roy Rhodes and Glenn Meyer and the late Janet Meyer.

  • Noted bowhunter, author to speak at library Aug. 24

    TELL CITY – Award-winning outdoor writer M.R. James, a member of the national Archery Hall of Fame and editor and founder of BowHunter Magazine, will be at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24.
    He will share personal hunting and writing stories, as well as offer advice, answer questions and sign copies of his latest book, “Hunting the Dream,” a memoir which takes readers on what he says is an unforgettable storybook journey from his small-town roots to his current role as national spokesman for archers.

  • John Williams Memorial Ride set for Sept. 7

    TELL CITY – The fifth annual Big John Williams Memorial Ride will be held Sept. 7 beginning at Braunie’s in Tell City. Registration will be from 9 until 11 a.m. All bikes will be out at 11 with all bikes in at 4:30 p.m. All vehicles are welcome to participate.
    All proceeds go to the John Williams Memorial Scholarship, given annually to a Perry County high-school senior. For more information, contact Braunie’s at 547-8803.

  • Anniston Ruth Barger

    David and Vanessa Barger of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Anniston Ruth Barger, Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at The Women’s Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Barger is the former Vanessa Mosby. Anniston has two older brothers, Avery, 9, and Carter, 7, and two older sisters, Vanesa, 9, and Dixie, 4.
    Grandparents are Scott Mosby, Belinda Ball and Tim and Jenny Miller, all of Tell City and the late Bennie Barger.

  • Tempel – Wheatley

    Patrick and Shirley Tempel of St. Croix and James and Sarah Wheatley of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Emily Renee Tempel and Dane Edward Wheatley.

    The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in radiologic and imaging sciences with a minor in health administration. She is currently employed with Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

  • Scheiber repeats as 6-mile run champion

    TELL CITY—Perry Central graduate Eric Scheiber won the Schweizer Fest six-mile road run Saturday for the second year in a row and third time in five years.

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  • Valve work will cause water outages Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department has announced planned outages for Tuesday in the following blocks:
    • 900, 1000 and 1100 blocks of Fifth Street
    • 800, 900, 1000 and 1100 blocks of Sixth Street
    • 800 and 900 blocks of Seventh Street
    • 800 block of Main Street
    • 600 and 700 blocks of Ninth Street
    • 600 and 700 blocks of Fulton Street
    The purpose of the outage is to replace two faulty valves with more efficient ones at Main and Jefferson streets and at Sixth and Fulton streets.

  • West Nile virus activity now in 35 counties

    INDIANAPOLIS — Health officials continue to encourage Hoosiers to take steps to protect themselves from West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases after mosquito samples from 35 counties have now tested positive for the virus. There has been one human case of West Nile virus in Ripley County and an equine case in Adams County.
    Nearby counties with West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes include Daviess, Martin and Vanderburgh.