Today's News

  • Perry Central fall schedules

    Varsity Football
    16    Southridge (scrimmage)    A    7:00
    23    Corydon Central    H    7:00
    30    Forest Park    A    7:00
      6    Crawford County    A    6:30
    13    Paoli    H    6:30
    20    Tell City    A    7:00

  • Jameson to autograph TC booklets at Schweizer Fest

    Steven Goodson, who recently left the University of Minnesota’s director of basketball operations job for a position on Tubby Smith’s Texas Tech staff, is not the only person born in Tell City to have been named a DOBO for a Big Ten Conference team.
    Jill Jameson, daughter of former Tell City boys basketball assistant coach John Jameson, is starting her third year as the director of basketball operations for the University of Wisconsin’s women’s basketball team.

  • Deom nearly perfect in archery competition

    TELL CITY—Wes Deom of Tell City was just one point short of a perfect score as he won the bowhunter male division of the Schweizer Fest archery tourney Saturday.
    Deom scored 299 of a possible 300 to win the highest scoring category of the tourney.
    He edged Tell City High School senior Nathan Freeman by two points.
    Morris Denton of Robards, Ky., placed third in that division with 294 points.

  • Small turnout has big time at game

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Possibly deterred by the threat of rain, one of the smallest turnouts ever showed up for the Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game Tuesday.
    But the 14 who played (some older ones came just to watch) put on a good show in the five innings.
    One team turned a triple play, and that was not even voted the best defensive play of the game.
    Jeremy Edwards caught a fly ball that two of the young pinch-runners did not think he would get to. Neither tagged up, and both were doubled off base.

  • Schweizer Fest sports move into high gear

    TELL CITY—Schweizer Fest sports events were scheduled to start with the archery tourney Saturday but will move into high gear this week.
    Next up is the annual old-timers baseball game Tuesday at Frank Clemens Field.
    Registration begins at 5 p.m. at the field. Batting practice will start shortly after, with the game starting at approximately 6:30 p.m.
    Tri-state players age 40 and older are eligible to participate. Trophies will be awarded for the longest hit, best defensive play, and oldest player.

  • Competitive juices flow in dart league

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Athletes of all ages are always looking for an outlet for their competitive nature, and several area adults have found it in Tell City dart leagues.
    “It’s challenging,” said Chad Taylor. “If you’re in any sport, you strive to get better and better.”
    Another reason some like it is “it’s easy on the body,” said Dave Sanders.

  • Crawfords win Schweizer scavenger hunt

    TELL CITY – Joyce and Ron Crawford II win a year’s subscription to the News for correctly identifying 18 local landmarks in the newspaper’s annual pre-Schweizer Fest scavenger hunt contest.
    Photos in the July 25 issue were of the following:
    1. Barrels in a wagon in front of Braunie’s on Main Street.
    2. One of the details in an airplane mural painted on the side of Hauenstein’s.
    3. Portion of a sign for the Community Christian Church Preschool.
    4. Window at Blackie’s Tire Shop.

  • School board discusses hiring, high-ability funds

    Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Members of Cannelton’s school board voted July 18 to add administrative-assistant duties to those of third-grade teacher Margie Weatherholt and to employ an instructional assistant to teach elementary art.

  • 55th Schweizer Fest arrives this week

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest, Tell City’s annual celebration of its Swiss-German heritage, will unfold this week with favorite activities from the past and new ones. Throw in rides, games, a Main Street beer garden and four nights of music and  you have all the ingredients for a big celebration.

  • Schweizer Fest dinner to honor Dot Kessner

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Schweizer Fest Testimonial Dinner to honor Dorothy “Dot” Kessner Thursday.