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Today's News

  • Southern Indiana Power appliance recycling program under way

    TELL CITY - Southern Indiana Power is offering an appliance recycling program to consumers who are ready to ditch their unnecessary and inefficient refrigerators and freezers and seize the opportunity to save some money, make a few dollars and help out the environment all at the same time.

    Southern Indiana Power is offering a $30 incentive to homeowners who have their refrigerators or freezers recycled in their program. Qualifying refrigerators and freezers must be in working condition with an inside measurement of 10 to 30 cubic feet.

  • Groundbreaking for lift station Tuesday

    TELL CITY - A ground-breaking ceremony for Tell City's Pestalozzi Lift Station and Force Main Project is planned for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The event will be held at 16th and Pestalozzi streets. The public is invited.

  • Raising a wake, money, awareness
  • Parents can review books

    JASPER - The Southern Indiana Education Center in Jasper is one of 10 sites where people can review science and health textbooks being considered for Indiana schools, according to a news release from the state's education department.

    Evaluation forms are available at each of the sites, and will be accepted through Sept. 1. The education center is open at 1102 Tree Lane Drive and can be contacted at (812) 482-6641 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild 2010 quilt show, raffle

    TELL CITY - The Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild of Tell City will hold this year's quilt show during the Schweizer Fest. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug, 14 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th Street, Tell City.

    Admission is $2. Many quilts and other quilted items will be on display. Some items will be available for purchase. For more information, call 547-8107.

  • Protecting sources means protecting the public

    During the course of its investigation into the current Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Associated Press was given information from the then-office of Mineral Management Services that was not making a lot of sense.

  • A summer for big travels

    In case you haven't noticed, it's been the summer for traveling the country in adventuresome ways and Perry County has been a stopping-off point for free-spirited men and women swimming, horseback riding and even walking across some or all of the nation.

    A group of people waterskiing passed by Thursday and Mimi Hughes, a Tennessee woman swimming the Ohio River to raise awareness about the importance of educating girls, passed by just before Independence Day.

  • Atwell: Tell City football looking for fresh start

    TELL CITY—With only one winning season in the last eight years, recent history hasn’t been kind to Tell City football.

    It’s also now been 18 years since the Marksmen have raised their last hardware in 1992, the same year that marked the end of a period that saw seven sectional championships in eight years.

  • Babe Ruth 14s place fourth in Southern State tourney

    NEWBURGH—Christopher Schaefer hit .563 to lead Tell City to fourth place in the age-14 Babe Ruth Southern State Tourney last weekend. 

    Schaefer also struck out six and walked four during his nine innings of work on the mound.

    Tell City dropped its opening game to Jasper de-spite a two-run home run by Cody Osborne in the first inning. 

    A poor defensive performance hindered Tell City that game. Four errors in the third inning led to two Jasper runs, and another three errors allowed four more runs in the last inning.

  • Tell City 13-year-olds fall to Newburgh

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City was run-ruled twice by Newburgh to be knocked out of last weekend’s age-13 Babe Ruth Southern State tourney.

    After beating North Vernon in the first round, Tell City fell to Newburgh 19-4 the next day.

    “We didn’t play one aspect of the game,” said Telll City Coach Wes Deom. “When you play like that, you get beat like that.”

    Tell City came back strong against the Bloomington Reds, scoring 25 runs in a five-inning run-rule-shortened game.