Today's News

  • Fischer named employee of the year

    Ann Ice, left, regional director with the Indiana District Employees Association, presents Darlene Fischer the South-Southwest Region Employee of the Year Star Award for 2011.

    She was recognized for 15 years of service as coordinator for the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District. The South-Southwest Region covers 11 counties.
    Fischer will be recognized at the IASWCD annual conference in January.

  • TC Water Dept. host retirement party for Perryman Thursday

    TELL CITY – A retirement party for Lester Perryman will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, in the west hallway on the first floor of the building.
    Perryman has worked for the Tell City Water Department for more than 14 years and the staff are gathering to show appreciation for his services.
    A presentation from Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing and Water Department Superintendent Dale Poole will take place at 11:15 a.m.
    A light lunch will be available.
    The community is invited to attend and wish Perryman a happy retirement.

  • PCMH annual bazaar set for Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. This year, the group will hold a silent auction instead of a raffle.

    Several items are up for bid and include a decorated wreath, quilt rack, decorated sled, St. Andrews Scotland golf basket, a basket full of Christmas ornaments, a small Christmas tree and a Longaberger bowl with a pillar candle holder.

  • Five generations

    Five generations of John Noble Sr.’s family gathered recently for a picture. In the front with Noble is his great-great-granddaughter, Brailyn Froehlich. In the back are Brailyn’s grandfather, Kraig Kast, her great-grandmother, Barbara “Oma” Kast, and her mother Kayleigh Chain. Noble celebrated his 95th birthday in April.

  • Education Notes

    Adult-ed classes begin Wednesday at Ivy Tech
    TELL CITY – Thinking about your future? What about getting that GED or heading to college or a new job?
    Adult education classes begin today Ivy Tech Community College in Tell City and will run until Dec. 15.
    Classes will improve students’ math and English skills, add a GED to students’ resumes, help them prepare for post-secondary training and increase their wage-earning potential.
    Classes are free and will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

  • Nominations sought for Evelyn Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2011 Evelyn R. Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award.
    A committee formed from the Perry County Power of Youth Council will select the recipient from the nominations.
    The 2011 Evelyn R. Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award will be presented to the recipient at the December Grant Award Ceremony.
    You can submit your nominations online at www.perrycommunityfoundation.org/lifetime-philanthrop ist-award or by mail to PCCF, PO Box 13, Tell City, IN 47586.

  • Projects needed for Day of Caring Nov. 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The United Way of Perry County needs of projects.
    The United Way Day of Caring, set for Nov. 6, has a large number of volunteers but not enough projects to send them to, Director Rebecca Finn said.
    She’s looking for nonprofit organizations or elderly residents in need of assistance with outdoor work.
    There are certain requirements for a project and Finn encourages anyone interested or who has questions to call her at 547-2577.

  • Local Halloween events kick off this weekend

    Goblins, Games and Goodies at 4-H Fairgrounds
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women will host Goblins, Games and Goodies from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.
    Families are invited to take their children for a night of games, crafts, treats and a haunted trail. Concessions will be provided by Tell City Band Boosters. Boy Scout Troop 192 and Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders will sponsor the haunted trail.

  • Tell City runner-up in volleyball sectional

    FERDINAND--Tell City played a strong first game but lost to Mater Dei 22-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-17 in the championship match of the Forest Park Class 2A volleyball sectional Saturday night.

    “We played hard and fought to the end--we just didn't get it done," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

    “The first game we were in sync," she added. “Then after that we were not in sync. They're a very good defending team and they were covering everything."

  • Tell City speeds past Pike Central

    TELL CITY—Gant Miller scored four touchdowns as Tell City pounded Pike Central 33-8 in eighth grade football Tuesday.
    Miller scored on runs of 45, 14, 29 and 14 yards as the Chargers were unable to contain his speed.
    Mitchell Huck added a 55-yard touchdown run.
    Jarrett Hawhee ran for a two-point conversion and Javier Mendez kicked an extra point.
    Miller rushed for 139 yards on nine carries. Huck added 91 yards on eight carries.
    Tell City got good field position by recovering five Pike Central fumbles.