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Today's News

  • Marshall Tucker Band to perform locally Aug. 12

    LINCOLN CITY – Legendary southern rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will perform at the Lincoln Amphitheatre on Friday, Aug. 12, with local and regional favorites Eighty-Sixt as openers. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m., Eighty-Sixt takes the stage at 6 p.m. and The Marshall Tucker Band will perform at 7 p.m.

    Premium and VIP seating for the event is sold out – there are a limited number of general admission tickets ($24.75) available for purchase on www.LincolnAmphitheatre.com. Orders can also be placed over the phone by calling (812) 937-2329.

  • Local beers available at Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – Beer has long been a part of Tell City’s history and heritage. This year, a craft beer garden will join the Schweizer Fest lineup and will include locally made brews.

    The first Schweizer Fest Craft Beer Garden will be held Thursday and Friday, Aug. 11-12 on Main Street.

    Participating brewers expected to take part are Tell City Brewing Co., the Schnitz, Carson’s Brewery and St. Benedict’s Brew Works. Each will offer two beers both evenings. They will offer tastings and will sell beer by the glass.

  • Water study tapped for Tobin Township

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A group or residents in Tobin Township are banding together in hopes of finding a way to obtain municipal water. Currently, property owners in the German Ridge area near Gerald rely on wells or cisterns, but even then, adequate supplies are limited.

    There are an estimated 150 homes in need.

  • Trash and mowing violations prompt council action

    TELL CITY – Tell City Street Commissioner Jeff Everly reported an issue with trash bags being improperly tagged with the $1 trash tags, which have been in use for decades.

    Everly suggested sending a post card to the over 3,000 rate-paying residents to remind them of proper tagging procedure.

    “It’s a tremendous problem we’re trying to get fixed,” said Mayor Jim Adams.

    “I think the city could post it on their Facebook page and on their website,” Council member Chris Cail said.

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  • Bicentennial parade Saturday

    TELL CITY – City streets will undoubtedly be lined with people Saturday. A planned parade will celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial and Perry County’s role in shaping the nation’s 19th state. Honoring 200 years of statehood, dozens of local businesses, organizations and government offices will participate with floats.

    “We want a big parade to celebrate the bicentennial,” said Betty Cash, director of the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is coordinating the parade with help from others, including Bill Amos.

  • Fifty-six Tri-State golfers take in Hoosier Heights Ladies Invitational

    TELL CITY - A total of 56 women from the Tri-State area participated in the July 19 Hoosier Heights Country Club Ladies Invitational.
    Results were as follows:
    Flight A-Gross:
    First-Kathy Hilgeman/Monica Weiss-66
    Second- Rese James/Beki Raymer-71
    Third-June Cline/Martha Luckett-72
     Flight A-Net:
    First-Jane Miller/Tammy Thompson-53
    Second-Valerie Bush/Linda Zahn-54
    Third-Jennifer Henderson/Jan Howard-55
    Flight B-Gross:
    First-Brenda Hauser/Rhonda Young-77

  • USI’s Deom ready for college baseball

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat Sports Editor

  • Schweizer Fest scheduled packed with sporting events

    Old-timers baseball game Aug. 9

     

    TELL CITY – TELL CITY – The 42nd annual Old Timers Baseball Game will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Frank Clemens Field at Walter Hagedorn Park. All tri-state players, both active and inactive, over the age of 40 are encouraged to participate and to wear the uniforms they wore during their playing days (if they still fit).

  • USI’s Deom ready for college baseball

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Sports Editor

     

    ROCKPORT – After spending the spring redshirting at the University of Southern Indiana, 2016 Tell City graduate Spenser Deom made up for the lost time off the field this summer playing for Rockport in American Legion baseball.

    “It was wonderful; it took me a little while to get back into it,” Deom said. “I wanted to play; it drove me nuts not playing all spring.”