Today's News

  • Fitness Games set Schweizer Fest week

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Fitness Games, a competition to find out who the fittest people in Perry County are, will be held Aug. 9-11.

    The first of six events will be weightlifting – squat, bench press and dead lifts – 6-9 p.m. Aug. 9 at New Directions and Tell City High School’s weight room.

    The second event will be the hundreds, which includes double unders, sit-ups, air squats and pushups, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 9 in the street outside New Directions.

  • Tots Lots preschool enrollment info

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool has begun enrollment for the 2013-14 school year. For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday-Thursday-Friday session, they must be 4 years old by Aug. 1, 2012. This session will run from 8 to 11:30 a.m.
    The 3-year-old class is full.

  • Cannelton high school students receive supply lists for 2013-14 year

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School has released the supply list for students preparing to enter sixth through 12th grades.
    They are as follows:

  • Memorial Hospital receives VHA leadership award for clinical excellence

    JASPER – VHA Inc., a national health-care network, has given Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center a 2013 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence, honoring the hospital for achieving national performance standards for clinical quality, safety and patient experience.
    VHA is a national network of more than 1,350 nonprofit hospital systems and 72,000 non-acute facilities that work together to achieve new levels of clinical performance and operational efficiency.

  • Zoar Mosquito Fest set for Aug. 2-3

    ZOAR – The 41st annual Zoar Mosquito Fest will be Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 at the Zoar Picnic Grounds. The opening ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. and be followed by the Southern Indiana Wiffleball Tourney. The event is a double-elimination tourney with each team playing at least one game Aug. 2. To enter a team or for more information, call (812) 779-7787.

  • Odd pickle

    Carter Fleck, 8, and his sister, Rheyse, 6, show off a cucumber that likely began as two fruits but fused and grew as one. They called it a Siamese cucumber. It was found growing in the garden of their neighbor, Albert and Mary Denning of St. Meinrad.                                   

  • Soccer squad faces 18-game schedule

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior High Soccer Team will play a record 18 games this year. The season will begin Aug. 15 at home against Mt. Vernon and conclude with the Southern Indiana Junior High Soccer Conference tourney the week of Oct. 1-5.

    New teams added to the schedule this year include North Posey, Evansville Christian and Vincennes Rivet.

    Tell City will play all teams in the PAC that field junior high and high school soccer teams, including Forest Park, South Spencer, Southridge, Heritage Hills, Gibson Southern, North Posey, and Pike Central.

  • Annual Tri Kappa Kaffee Klatch set for Aug. 7 at EUCC in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa would like to invite the community to its traditional Kaffee Klatch breakfast Aug. 7 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.
    Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

  • Church News, July 25

    Vacation Bible school at EUCC
    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ’s vacation Bible school will continue today and tomorrow at the church.
    For more information, contact Mona Flamion at 547-302, Nancy Ress at 836-2020 or the church at 547-7059.

    Back-to-school bash at Tell City Church of Christ

  • Rockport prepares for difficult regional tourney

    ROCKPORT – Post 254 faces stiff competition in its attempt to win an 18th regional baseball championship this weekend.

    Rockport will open the double-elimination tournament against Evansville sectional runner-up Newburgh in the second game of Friday’s opening round. Evansville champion Princeton will face Boonville, who Rockport defeated in the Boonville sectional, Friday at 4 p.m.