Today's News

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  • Schweizer Fest Sports

    3-on-3 basketball tourney Aug. 11

    TELL CITY—The Schweizer Fest three-on-three basketball tourney will be held at Bryan Taylor Arena 9 a.m. Aug. 11.
    Entry fee is $25 per team and teams may have three or four people. All teams must pre-register. Registration forms are available at the Schweizer Fest Web site. Call 547-4154 for details.

    Annual road runs planned Aug. 11

    TELL CITY—Schweizer Fest road runs will be held Aug. 11 starting on Seventh Street.

  • Perry Central golf awards

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  • Rockport wins Friday in regional opener

    Staff Writer

    ROCKPORT—Jared Lauer singled and scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, helping Rockport edge Newburgh 4-3 in the opening round of the Legion Regional Friday.

    With two on and no one out in the top of the 10th, Damon Wahl bunted back to Newburgh pitcher Jon Smith. Attempting to put out the lead runner, Smith threw high and into left field, allowing Lauer to score the winning run.

    Newburgh was able to extend the game via a controversial call in the bottom of the eighth.

  • Electric-utility truck collapses through intersection

    TELL CITY – Asphalt at the intersection of Ninth and Schiller streets collapsed under the weight of a Tell City Electric Department line truck Monday morning.

  • Community Events, July 30

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • COLUMN: Leaders know how to compromise

    Guest Columnist

    I am apolitical. I have never cast a straight ballot. I do not happen to believe all those running as a rooster or a donkey or an elephant or a whatever are all of the best choices, especially locally. Yet I consider Dean Boerste and Tom McCart very good friends of mine.

  • COLUMN: Bingo: Like life and death


    Forrest Gump’s mother compared life to a box of chocolates. “You never know what you’re gonna get,” she concluded, likely from experience.

    After a recent church picnic, I have a different analogy. Life is a lot like a game of bingo. You never know when the number you’re looking for  – or not looking for  – is going to be called.

  • EDITORIAL: Joining together to make a more beautiful Tell City

    Friday morning, the Tell City Comprehensive Plan Committee organized a cleanup of the downtown area of the city from Guttenberg to Tell streets. With Schweizer Fest approaching fast, committee members asked residents and businesses to come together to “spruce up” before the tents go up in City Hall Park for the yearly summer fest.

  • Bus route information for Tell City-Troy Township students

    Editor’s Note: The following information was provided to the News by the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.