Today's News

  • Cash Waggner claims 13-16 title

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner scored nine runs in the second inning and defeated Hair Razors 18-12 for Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league regular-season title Tuesday.

    Those two teams were tied for first place with 5-2 records going into Tuesday’s regular-season finale.

    Hair Razors finished third, though, as it and Legacy Financial Group each finished 5-3 but Legacy took second for having a better run differential against Hair Razors.

    Monica Bartley hit a double and a single in Cash Waggner’s big inning Tuesday.

  • Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club fun horse show June 30

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show at 5 p.m. June 30 at the clubhouse, 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Follow the signs approximately 5 miles north on Indiana 37. 
    There will be games for all ages, providing fun for all participants and spectators. There is some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.
    The show is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., however it may be delayed if there is extreme heat that afternoon.

  • Bolin to share photo duties for Louisville Yum! Center

    TELL CITY – Tell City photographer Danny Bolin has been named one of two staff photographers for events held at the new KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. Bolin and Louisville photographer Linda Doane will share duties of photographing larger venue events, working around regular schedules of their own professional studios.
    Bolin and his wife, April, operate Bolin Photography at 607 9th Street in Tell City and he was recently named Perry County’s No. 1 photographer in The News readers choice awards.

  • Early Head Start finds home in historic Tell City building

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. officials and approximately 150 guests celebrated the opening of the new Perry County Early Head Start offices May 24 at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City.

    The facility is the former Coca-Cola Bottling Company, and LHDC recently completed a major rehabilitation and renovation of this historic building, including the construction of offices to house the Early Head Start program and staff.

  • Kohnert leads Red team to victory in A-2A boys classic

    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City graduate Chris Kohnert had 18 points, 13 rebounds, three blocked shots, three assists and a steal to lead the Red team past the White team 121-107 in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic senior boys Class A-2A game Saturday.

    Kohnert had 14 points and eight rebounds in the second half as the Red team pulled away to victory after leading by just six points at halftime.

  • Henning earns academic honors from Hanover

    TELL CITY – Tyler Henning, a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School, has been placed on the dean’s list at Hanover College in Hanover for the 2012 fall and winter-spring terms.
    For a student to be eligible for the dean’s list at Hanover College, they must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

  • Perry Central, William Tell elementary schools Honor Rolls

    Perry Central Elementary School

    LEOPOLD — Perry Central Elementary School announces the following students were named to the school’s honor roll for the last quarter:

  • McIntire appointed to Memorial medical staff

    JASPER – Pediatrician Donald “Duck” McIntire, M.D. was recently appointed to the medical staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. 

    McIntire received his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He has worked in the Indianapolis area since 1992.

  • Getting their hands dirty

    Children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about nature during April and May.

    Students participated in an activity from the socialization included investigating how plants grow. They were also able to explore different seeds and soils. Pictured from the left, Christian Holmes, Kenzie Litherland and Jillian Post explore different plant and soils as they investigate how plants grow. For more information about Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Gnanaraj to lead local parishes

    PERRY COUNTY – The Rev. Sengole Thomas Gnanaraj (na-na-raaj) will arrive in Perry County in July to guide the parishes of St. Michael and St. Pius Catholic churches.
    Born in Karuthapillaiyur, India, Gnanaraj regularly attended mass and other church activities at St. Anthony Catholic Church in his village.

    He became the sacristan for six months at the church when he was in the 10th grade and said his mother was a great motivator and encouraged him to be involved in parish ministry.