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Today's News

  • Cheerleaders to host camp at William Tell

    TELL CITY – The 2011 Marksmen cheerleading camp will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at William Tell Elementary School, 1235 31st St., Tell City.
    Cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt and lunch. Children ages 6-13 are invited to participate.
    Registration packets can be picked up in the office at William Tell Elementary and Tell City Junior-Senior High School or by contacting Terria Mowery or any senior high cheerleader.
    For more information call Mowery at 719-4864.

  • Operation Round Up grant applications now available from Southern Indiana Power

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects, according to organizers.      

    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications from now until Sept. 15. Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • Area Girl Scouts take unusual hike

    The Perry County Girl Scouts had the opportunity Aug. 14 to take a three-mile hike along the railroad from Tell City to Troy, offering a change from the usual hike in the woods and a different view of the city.

    The railroad hike was just one of several events held over the summer for the Girl Scouts and was made possible by the Hoosier Southern Railroad.
     

  • Leopold barbecue cook-off Sept. 17

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Park Association will host a backyard barbecue competition Saturday, Sept. 17 at Leopold Park.
    Grillers will have a choice of chicken or pork. Everyone is welcome to participate. A list of rules for the competition can be obtained by calling 719-8950.
    Music by Sweetwater will start at 4 p.m.
     

  • A gift to Locks of Love

    Tinley Michelle Jones of Rome is pictured here with her donation of her hair to Locks of Love.

    The 7-year-old is the daughter of Tim and Tabitha Jones and is a second-grader at Perry Central Elementary. She said the reason she donated was because she wanted to do something nice for others who are sick.
     

  • PCMH receives American Diabetes Association recognition

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital received an on-site audit May 9 from the American Diabetes Association in reference to the Diabetes Self-Management Program. The auditors reported to the Decision Subcommittee of the Education Program Recognition Committee May 24 recommending that the program continues with recognition.

  • The gang at the old movie house

    While sifting through some older pictures in the News archive, this picture, which was sub-mitted by Pat Clark of Vincennes, was found.

  • Man nabbed early Friday after breaking into CVS

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A man who allegedly broke into Tell City’s CVS pharmacy to steal prescription medication didn’t get far early Friday after police thwarted his getaway and found him hiding a short distance from the store.

    According to Tell City Patrolman Roger Smith, dispatchers received a call at 12:27 a.m. from an alarm company reporting a burglary at the store at 225 N. 12th St.

  • Indiana 66 re-opened (Corrected)

    SPENCER COUNTY - Indiana 66 has been re-opened, according to an announcement at approximately 1:20 p.m. Friday from the Spencer County Sherrif's Department dispatch center.

    The road was closed in late April due to a landslide 7.4 miles east of U.S. 231, with traffic diverted to that highway and Indiana 70.

    (When originally posted, the Tell City Police Department dispatch center was erroneously cited as the source of the information.)

  • Kashyab wins at Washington

    WASHINGTON—Anjan Kashyab won the No. 1 singles title to lead Tell City to fourth place in an eight-team boys tennis tourney Saturday.
    Kashyab won every match in straight sets. He beat Paul Elpers of Mater Dei 6-0, 6-0, Justin Harner of Washington 6-1, 6-1, and Jevin Redman of Mount Vernon 6-4, 6-0.
    Tell City freshman Zach Fisher was second in No. 3 singles.
    He beat Washington 7-5, 6-1 and Griffin Motz of North Posey 6-4, 6-4, 10-6 (super tiebreaker in lieu of a third set) but lost to Mike Elpers of Mater Dei 6-4, 6-1 in the championship match.