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Today's News

  • Goble named teacher of year

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton teacher Joan Goble introduced Iditarod musher Hugh Neff Friday at an assembly she arranged for him. Instead of launching into his presentation about dogs and sleds and snow-covered trails, however, he relinquished the floor to some people visiting the city to recognize her.

  • Cannelton Library to hold public forum

    CANNELTON – Officials from the Cannelton Public Library will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. May 26 to get input from Perry County residents concerning a possible merger with the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.  

    The two libraries have been in discussions about combining resources since last fall, when the Cannelton Library initiated talks based on financial concerns. The hearing will be held at the library at 210 South Eighth St. in Cannelton, following the regular May board meeting.

  • Residents voice concerns over library merger

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – A handful of residents gathered at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library May 4 for a public hearing about the possible merger of the library with the Cannelton Public Library. While most of those gathered were a part of the Cannelton Library Board, a few were concerned citizens looking for a bit more information about the merger.

  • New 237 to be closed two months

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced this week that Indiana 237 will close next week for two months so damage caused by settling of earth under the road can be fixed.

    Contractors will close the highway from the junction of Indiana 37 to the junction of Indiana 66 for repairs to the road caused by what INDOT called “natural settlement.” One lane of the highway has been closed for months due to settlement.

  • Noble to return to principal’s role

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Laura Noble, principal of William Tell Elementary School from 2002 to July 2010, will return to familiar surroundings this summer after her appointment to that position Tuesday by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board.

    Noble has been serving as an assistant to Schools Superintendent Ron Etienne since last July but will replace Ryan Hass as elementary principal. Hass is leaving at the end of the school year to take a principal’s position in Dubois County.

  • ThyssenKrupp Waupaca up for sale

    TELL CITY – The parent company of ThyssenKrupp Waupaca has put its foundry business up for sale as part of a major restructuring.

    The company announced last Thursday that its U.S. ferrous foundry group is being offered for sale. A transaction would include ThyssenKrupp Waupaca’s gray and ductile iron foundries, including the one in Tell City, as well as plants in Waupaca and Marinette, Wis., and Etowah, Tenn.

  • Indiana 237 to close for two months

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced this week that Indiana 237 will close next week for two months so damage caused by settling of earth under the road can be fixed.

    Contractors will close the highway from the junction of Indiana 37 to the junction of Indiana 66 for repairs to the road caused by what INDOT called “natural settlement.” One lane of the highway has been closed for months due to settlement.

  • Marksmen defeat Boonville 3-2

    BOONVILLE—Tell City pulled out two third-set victories to beat Boonville 3-2 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Mary Burst defeated Kendra Hart 6-0, 5-7, 6-4 in No. 2 singles.
    Alexis Braun and Brooke Birchler outlasted Brooke Biggin and Haley Baker 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    Tell City’s other victory came in No. 3 singles, where Rachel Woznicki breezed past Elena Barnett 6-2, 6-0.
    Boonville’s Joni Wright beat Robyn Scarpa 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.

  • Commodores 3rd in 2 meets

    REO—Noah Gatwood and Ian Bashor each won an individual event and a relay as Perry Central finished third in a four-team boys track meet Wednesday.
    Forest Park won with 103.5 points. South Spencer scored 64, Perry Central 58, and Tecumseh 16.
    Gatwood won the 3200-meter run in 10:33 and teamed with Neal Schwartz, Eric Scheiber and Bashor to win the 3200 relay in 8:43.9.
    Bashor also won the pole vault, clearing 12 feet.
    Schwartz placed second in the 800 in 2:11.

  • Panthers, Braves top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tiffany Summers threw a one-hitter as Tecumseh beat Tell City 10-0 in PAC girls softball Friday.
    Stori Beard’s bunt single in the second inning was the Marksmen’s only hit.
    It, an error and a hit batsman allowed the Marksmen to load the bases with one out and have a chance to score the game’s first runs.
    But a pop-up to the catcher and a grounder to the shortstop ended that threat.
    The Marksmen did not have another runner reach base until Miranda Zuelly walked with two out in the seventh inning.