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Today's News

  • Murder-mystery theater to ring in new year

    TELL CITY - Christmas has yet to arrive but the Tell City Regional Arts Association is already looking forward to New Year's Eve and a fun night at the Schergens Center.

    The group is hosting a Masquerade Murder Mayhem mystery theater at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 31.

    "It promises to be a fun night of solving a whodunit crime," said Cheri Taylor, the group's president.

    The group hosted a dinner theater last winter that received rave reviews and Taylor said the New Year's Eve event will offer the same fun.

  • City Hall meeting Monday to explore proposed dog park

    TELL CITY - A 5:30 p.m. meeting in the Portico Room at City Hall will explore the formation of a group of people interested in developing a dog park in Tell City. Councilman Tony Hollinden said the session will be short and informal to "help us get started."

  • Late-blooming lilac draws attention
  • CSO bids to be opened Monday

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety will meet in special session at 5 p.m. Monday in the council chambers at City Hall. Members will open bids for the city's long-term combined-sewer-control project. The board's regular meeting will follow, as will a session of the city water board.

  • Officer's request OK'd by board

    TELL CITY - A Tell City patrolman's request to serve as a deputy county coroner was approved, pending a legal review, by the city's board of public works and safety.

    Roger Smith wants to take part in training that would qualify him to serve as a deputy coroner, Police Chief Greg Hendershot said. City Attorney Jim Tyler will review the request to ensure there is no conflict. Hendershot said Smith would only serve as deputy coroner when not on duty for the city.

  • Bon Appetit! Oakwood cooking school hits the spot

    TELL CITY - The lights were dim and bottles of wine were placed in buckets of ice to chill. Tables were covered with linen cloths and silverware had been laid out neatly at each place setting. A long table in the front of the dining area was laden with various ingredients, which brought curious gazes from those filing into the room.

  • 'Invictus' confusing, but uplifting film

    "Invictus," Clint Eastwood's latest directorial effort, is a well made inspirational film with an important message, but it falls short of greatness.

  • Listening sessions help Ellspermann outline priorities for SW Indiana

    As candidate for Indiana House District 74, I have spent the last several weeks conducting listening sessions in Chrisney, Boonville and Tell City. The purpose for the sessions was to learn and hear firsthand what is important to the citizens of Perry, Spencer and Warrick counties. The comments shared were both heartwarming and heart-wrenching.

  • Tell City romps past South Central 70-47

    TELL CITY—Tell City used a full-court press to force 21 turnovers and defeated South Central 70-47 in boys basketball Saturday.

    With 6:65 left in the game South Central’s Dylan Carpenter made a three-point shot from the left wing, cutting the Marksmen’s lead to six, 47-41.

    The Marksmen went back to what had worked for them in the first quarter as Shane Weedman scored a basket from the low post.

    Trent Gunn made a basket from the left baseline extending the Tell City lead to 10.

  • LaRue, Mater Dei outgun Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Hank LaRue answered each Perry Central run with clutch shooting as Mater Dei beat the Commodores 74-62 in boys basketball Saturday.

    Mater Dei, ranked sixth in the state in Class 2A and a possible sectional opponent for Perry Central, built a 38-23 halftime lead as LaRue scored 15 points.

    Despite Mater Dei’s depth and quickness, Perry Central was able to cut that gap to five with a full-court press in the third quarter.