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Today's News

  • Patriots' depth edges Archers

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City won 8 of 13 events but finished second in a junior high boys triangular swim meet Thursday.

    The Archers beat South Spencer but lost to Heritage Hills by one point.

    “Heritage Hills was able to enter two relays in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays where we barely have enough boys to fill all three relays,” said Tell City Coach Lewis Anderson.

    Tell City’s Trent Rainey won the 50- and 100-yard freestyles for Tell City in 29.42 seconds and 1:10.42, respectively.

  • TC girls beat 3 of 4 opponents

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 9 of 13 events as it dominated a junior high girls triangular swim meet Tuesday.

    Tell City scored 136 points, Boonville 86, and Pike Central 74.

    Logan Flannagan won the 100-yard individual medley in 1:18.82 and the 50 breaststroke in 40.31.

    Bailey Powell won the 100 and 200 freestyles in 1:09.90 and 2:36.06 respectively.

    Other individual winners for the Archers were Sidney Brown in the 50 backstroke in 41.63 seconds and Kassie Peter in the 50 free in 32.31.

  • TC team wins weightlifting title

    REO—Led by two individual champions, Tell City won the junior-senior division of the 17th annual Southern Indiana bench press & squat competition at South Spencer Feb. 27.

    “We’ve never won it before,” noted Tell City football defensive coordinator Ron Robinson, who helps supervise Tell City’s weightlifting program.

    More than 20 schools from southern Indiana and western Kentucky competed.

     Tell City senior Kyle Osborne won the 216-pounds-and-over individual title with a 300-pound bench press and 485-pound squat.

  • Breaking News Saturday memorial service moved to Cannelton Community Center

    CANNELTON - Due to rain forecast to fall this week and concerns over parking at the crash site in Millstone, Saturday’s memorial service marking the 50th anniversary of the 1960 Northwest Electra airline crash will be held at the Cannelton Community Center.

    The service had been planned for the crash site.

    The memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a reception.

  • Officials trim number of polling sites to 11

    TELL CITY - Perry County commissioners reduced at a regular meeting Monday the number of voting locations in the county from 21 to 11.

    Their action came at the recommendation of the county election board, whose members said the changes will save more than $5,000 per election after the 2010 primary. They had also said it has become increasingly difficult to find people willing to staff the voting locations and some previously used sites did not meet criteria for wheelchair access.

    The following sites will be used beginning with the May 4 primary election.

  • Classic-car rally making summer visit to Tell City

    TELL CITY - A vintage car rally expected to draw dozens of historic autos will visit Tell City in July for a pre-Schweizer Fest event that will allow the public to see some of the rarest cars still on the road and their drivers.

    The fourth annual Hemmings Challenge will visit Tell City July 29 as part of a sponsorship by the city of Tell City, the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Quality of Life Committee of the Perry County Development Corp.

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  • City acquires more homes under $2M grant project

    TELL CITY - As a nearly $2 million Neighborhood Stabilization Program moves forward, Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing announced the awarding of bids to demolish seven foreclosed or vacant homes purchased this year by the city.

    Casebolt Construction submitted low bids for demolishing four of the homes, $3,540 for a structure at 723 Seventh St., $3,380 for a house at 1302 Main St., $4,480 for a home at 919 12th St., and $3,540 for a house at 817 Lafayette St.

  • Marksmen musicians earn gold, silver

    TELL CITY - Marksmen performers returned from state-level solo-and-ensemble competitions in Indianapolis Saturday with eight gold and four silver ratings.

    "So we were 2-to-1 golds to silvers," Tell City High School Music Director Barry Reasoner said Wednesday. "That's a really good average."

    Gold ratings for solo performances went to Brook Birchler, clarinet; Mary Burst, flute; Laura Denoncour, clarinet; Tyler Hamilton, trombone and Nick Hawkins and Will Roberts, snare drum.

  • PC performers earn silver

    LEOPOLD - The two Perry Central performers who competed in state-level solo-and-ensemble contests Saturday brought home silver ratings, reported James Powell, assistant band director.

    Melinda Buckler earned her silver medal with a trumpet solo, and Trent Pringle earned his with a solo marimba performance at North Central High School, Indianapolis.

    "They're both juniors, so we look forward to building on our results," Powell said.