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Today's News

  • Work continues toward animal-control ordinance (correction included)

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A county animal-control ordinance continues to evolve as county commissioners and community members discuss what it should and should not include.

    One item removed from the proposed ordinance following a commissioners meeting Wednesday is a requirement that the county’s animal-control officer have a minimum of 40 hours of law-enforcement training.

  • Senior center to host yard sale Aug. 5, 6

    TELL CITY – The William Tell Senior Center is having a yard sale Aug. 5 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Aug. 6 from 7 a.m. to noon at the center, 1301 11th St., Tell City.
    Everyone is asked to take their items clean and priced to be donated for this, on card nights, Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. or on dance nights, Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m.
    Baked goods and produce will be appreciated also.
    Sausage, gravy and biscuits, coffee and orange juice will be available for breakfast until 10 a.m. each day.

  • Mariah Hill’s annual picnic set for Aug. 14

    MARIAH HILL – The annual Mariah Hill picnic will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 14.
    The day will include fun and games for children and adults, as well as a raffle at 4:30 p.m.
    More than 35 handmade Mariah Hill quilts will be on display and a free shuttle service will be available.
    Hamburgers, ice cream and soft drinks will be served through out the day. Fried-chicken dinners will also be served in the air-conditioned dining hall.

  • Photography contest, show announced

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association announces a photography show scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13.
    This event is scheduled during Schweizer Fest and will be held in the second-floor gallery in City Hall in Tell City. This event is for amateurs only. Awards will be given for first- , second- , third-place and People’s Choice at an award ceremony set for at 6 p.m. the same day.

  • Four generations

    Members of the Barker family gathered recently for a four-generations picture. From the left are Darla Sixx, Marcella Ward, Addison Barker (seated on Marcella’s lap) and Laura Barker.

  • Cannelton to register students today, Tuesday

    CANNELTON — Registration for Cannelton elementary students will be from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. today and from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Registration will be at the Myers Grade School cafeteria for grades prekindergarten through fifth grade.
    The back-to-school Kid’s Fest will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cannelton Community Center.

  • Gray – Corn

    Rebecca Gray and David Corn were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 16, 2011, held at the Tell City United Methodist Church.

    The bride is the daughter of Doris McKa of Sparkman, Ark. Mr. Corn is the son of Debbie and Steve Neyhouse and Larry and Debra Corn, all of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by Herb Fortune, the groom’s grandfather, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Andy Payton.

  • TC, PC won’t host class-sport sectionals

    Perry Central has hosted its Class 2A volleyball sectional the last eight years and Tell City has hosted the Class 2A girls basketball sectional every other year in the same span, but those streaks will come to an end this year.
    The IHSAA announced Tuesday its host sites for all class sport sectionals for the upcoming school year.
    It was no surprise that Southridge will host the Class 2A boys basketball sectional, as it has the only gymnasium in the area that can easily hold the crowd that sectional usually draws.

  • Foerster takes reins as Tell City’s soccer coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Just as in football, Tell City hired a Tell City graduate to coach its varsity soccer team Tuesday.
    But Don Foerster did not star in soccer at Tell City, as the Marksmen did not offer that sport when he graduated in 1967.
    He said he learned the game from watching his sons play it, beginning more than 20 years ago when Anthony played on a North Spencer spring youth team where his teammates included current pro football quarterback Jay Cutler.

  • Wilkerson helps South beat North

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central graduate Mikey Wilkerson made an unassisted tackle and an assisted one to help the South beat the North 13-7 in the Grange Insurance Indiana All-Star Classic football game Friday.
    Wilkerson played linebacker for the South team.
    This was probably his last football game, as he does not plan to play college football.
    He led Perry Central to a sectional title last fall.