Today's News

  • Port Authority board hires new manager

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A man who has assumed local day-to-day leadership of the Perry County Port Authority and Hoosier Southern Railroad “was looking to come back to Indiana” and said he couldn’t pass up the opportunity when it presented itself. The port authority’s board of directors voted at their July 12 meeting to hire Kevin Teague as port and governmental-affairs manager.

  • Metal thieves target electric substation

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of copper wire from the Tell City Electric Department’s new substation located off Spring Road.

    Sheriff’s Deputy Roger Smith said he was notified of the theft around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday as workers arrived to begin work. They found that someone had cut a lock to gain access to the road leading to the substation. Additional locks were cut at the substation fence and entry was made into the actual substation area.

  • Sport-dog owners say current rules should be enforced

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Randy Kratzer told Perry County commissioners at their regular meeting Monday an animal-control ordinance enacted in 2005 “is a pretty good ordinance” and should be re-examined in place of another one proposed for adoption.

    “The dog clubs and public we talked to are (in favor of) most if it,” the president of the Indiana Coon Hunters Association and board member for the Perry County Coon Club said.

  • Schweizer Zeitung in today’s issue

    Tell City’s 53rd Schweizer Fest is just about here. Events begin with Monday’s Junior Miss and Miss Schweizer Fest pageants, Tuesday’s Old-timer’s Baseball Game and Wednesday’s Kaffee Klatch at Evangelical United Church of Christ and band concert in City Hall Park.

    Wednesday evening is also family night with free rides in the park.

  • Schweizer Fest Curtain Rises Today

    Actresses portraying the many wives of the the King of Siam conclude a scene Monday night in the Tell City High School Auditorium. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)

  • Companies compete for work at old TC Chair site

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Local officials took under advisement Tuesday bids from area companies hoping to help turn former Tell City Chair Co. property into Waupaca warehouse space.

    Members of the Perry County Redevelopment Commission listened as architect Tom Schipp of Ferdinand’s Universal Design Associates read offers from construction, roofing, electrical, heating, air and plumbing contractors.

  • Perry Central fall schedules

    Varsity Football
    12    Southridge (scrimmage)    T    7:00
    19    Corydon Central    H    7:00
    26    Forest Park    T    7:00
      2    Crawford County    T    7:00
      9    West Washington    H    7:00
    16    Tell City    T    7:00

  • Douglas, Huber co-MVPs of PC golf

    LEOPOLD—Brad Douglas and Andrew Huber were named co-Most Valuable Players of Perry Central’s boys golf team at the squad’s awards banquet July 12.

  • Rockport goes 1-2 at state

    ROCKPORT—Tell City graduates were unable to stop two strong opponents as Rockport lost its last two games in the American Legion baseball state tourney last weekend.

  • Gunn signs with USI

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City graduate Shaun Larsen helped the University of Southern Indiana win a national baseball title as an assistant coach in 2010. Now another Tell City graduate would like to do that as a player for the Eagles.