Today's News

  • Under bridge under construction

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  • Firearms course Saturday

    TELL CITY – C&J Fire-arm Academy will host an National Rifle Association basic pistol course at 8 a.m. Saturday and will last approximately eight hours, which will include classroom and range time.
    The course will be taught by a local NRA-certified instructor and will cover the basics of safe gun handling and shooting. The course will emphasize the safe and proper use of pistols.

  • Senior farmers market checks still available

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is operating a seniors’ farmers market and will sign individuals up for the program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 2 at LHDC’s offices, 302 Main St., Tell City.
    Each eligible person will receive a check booklet worth $20 that may be used to purchase produce at Tell City’s farmers markets. Check booklets are limited and will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

  • 4-H open show to open July 10 at fairgrounds

    TELL CITY – The Perry County 4-H Fair is just around the corner with opening day July 10. It promises to be a fun-filled time with activities, shows, games and lots of fair food, organizers said.
    The Perry County Extension Homemakers will again sponsor the open show for the fair. This event is for anyone who would like to exhibit their talents in a variety of categories – gardening, baked goods, food preservation, photography, needlework, crafts, woodworking and more.

  • Dooley – Schwindel

    Jenelle Dooley and Derek Schwindel of St. Meinrad announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard Dooley Jr. of Birdseye and Rose and Donnie Brang of Huntingburg. Mr. Schwindel is the son of Shawn and Cathy Schwindel of St. Meinrad and Gale and Cindy Schaeffer of Santa Claus.
    An outdoor wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Schwindel residence in St. Meinrad. A reception will be held following the ceremony in Huntingburg.

  • Allen Krutz Memorial Award

    Each year, the Allen Krutz Memorial award is presented to a sixth-grader at Perry Central.

  • Waninger takes 3rd in Mountain Dew tourney

    CLARKSVILLE— Mason Waninger of Tell City placed third among 18 in an age-15-16 Indiana Junior Golf Mountain Dew Tour tourney at Wooded View Golf Club June 11.
    He shot a personal best 7-over-par 78 on the par-71 course as he carded two birdies and nine pars.
    Timothy Wiseman of Corydon won with 75 and Mitchell Frederick of Corydon placed second at 77.
    Waninger’s finish earned him 11 tour points.

  • Rhodes sets Brescia HPB record

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City graduate Jordan Rhodes set a Brescia University baseball record by getting hit by pitches 15 times in 57 games this spring.

  • Rebels’ latest title should give TC hope

    South Spencer, which is in the same sectional and conference as Tell City, won the Class 2A baseball state title this month for the second time in three years and third time in seven years.
    That reinforces the belief that this area’s Class 2A sectional is the strongest one in the state and the Pocket Athletic Conference is one of the strongest baseball conferences in the state.

  • Brewster one-hits Crawford County

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Dakota Brewster gave up only one tainted infield hit as Perry Central beat Crawford County 4-3 in eighth grade baseball Friday.
    Brewster struck out seven and walked one in the five-inning game.
    Perry Central Coach Rick Graves said he wasn’t sure how much Brewster would be able to pitch because he had strained his neck lifting weights earlier in the day. But he looked strong throughout.