Today's News

  • Sanders to hold book signing

    TELL CITY – Brett Alan Sanders, a retired Perry Central school teacher and writer and literary translator, will   have copies of his books available for purchase and signing at the Schweizer Fest Wednesday through Saturday.
    His short historical novel for young adults, “A Bride Called Freedom,” is available for $15 in a bilingual edition; the first half of the book is written in English, the second half is translated into Spanish.

  • Curt and Sue Rogier

    Curt and Sue (Brown) Rogier of Leopold will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 4 p.m. Aug. 9, 2013, at St. Augustine Catholic Church Hall. An open house will be held afterward.

    The couple were married Aug. 10, 1963, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.
    Their attendants were Robert (Blick) and Yvonne (Rogier) Etienne, Elaine (Rogier) Sandleben and Gary Brown, and Betsy (Brown) Anderson and Virgil Brown.

  • Annual Schweizer Fest pageant kicks off tonight

    TELL CITY – This year’s annual Schweizer Fest pageant will be held at 6 p.m. today at the Community Christian Church in Tell City.

    Age groups this year will be Mini Princess, ages 3 to 4; Little Mister, ages 5 to 6; Little Princess, ages 5 to 6; Miss Princess, ages 7 to 8; Junior Miss, ages 9 to 12; Miss Teen, ages 13 to 15, and Miss Schweizer Fest, ages 17 to 22.

  • Twilight Towers news

    Tenants meeting

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers held its monthly tenant meeting July 17 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    The July birthdays were Ruth Karney, Linda Peter, Wanda Mullins, Wanda Brown, Wilma Langdon, Carolyn Walters, Mamie Wilson, Ruth Hancock, Ethel Terry, Mona Howell, Gib Foertch, Sherrill Hoosier and Rick Hess.
    There will be a watermelon and cantaloupe feed for residents only at 5 p.m. Aug. 16.

  • Girl Scouts to host pool party

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Girl Scouts are getting troops ready to start a new year. If you are in kindergarten through 12th grade and would like to be in the Girl Scouts, you are invited to attend a Scouts pool party.
    Parents can fill out a registration form and girls will be placed into a troop during the party. Financial assistance is available.
    The party will be held at the Hoosier Heights Country Club form 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8.

  • ‘Animals Underground’ event for children at Tell City library Aug. 7

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library would like to invite everyone to attend “Animals Underground” at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Tell City branch, presented by Animal Tales LLC.
    The theme for summer reading has been “Dig into Reading” for younger children and “Beneath the Surface” for preteens and teens. “Animals Underground” will provide a fun, educational, interactive and safe learning experience that will feature live animals from across the globe, organizers said.

  • Reunions, Aug. 1

    TCHS 1983
    TELL CITY – With regret, the Tell City High School Class of 1983 is cancelling the 30th class reunion due to not receiving enough responses.
    All classmates who sent in checks or money will get their money returned in the mail.
    Classmates are asked to mark their calendars for the 35th class reunion to be held at the Moose Lodge during Schweizer Fest 2018.
    The class motto is “The class of 1983 will not follow where the path may lead, but will go where there is no path and leave a trail.”

  • Goodson going to Texas Tech

    Sports Editor

    LUBBOCK, Texas—After first deciding to remain on the University of Minnesota’s basketball staff with new coach Richard Pitino, Tell City graduate Steven Goodson has changed his mind and is following Tubby Smith to Texas Tech.
    Goodson, 30, had been on Minnesota’s staff the last six years but had been with Smith 12 years, starting as a student manager for his University of Kentucky team in 2001.

  • St. Boniface picnic Sunday in Fulda

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will host its annual picnic Aug. 4 on the church grounds.
    Chicken and beef dinners will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the air-conditioned dinning hall.
    Sandwiches, bingo, family games, ice cream and quilts will be available during the day. A country kitchen and grand raffle will also be set up.
    Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Rockport Legion team may be even better next season

    When I talked to Rockport American Legion baseball manager Jim Haaff at the Class 2A high school sectional last spring, he mentioned several freshmen and sophomores who would be playing for his team this summer.
    Knowing that he had also lost several veteran players from last year’s sectional runner-up team and that no Heritage Hills players would be playing for Rockport this summer (they all played for the Hoosier Express), I asked Haaff if it would be a rebuilding season for his team.