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Today's News

  • WTE first grade class organizes local food drive

    TELL CITY – Kara Braunecker’s first grade class at William Tell Elementary organized a school-wide food drive Nov. 15 through Nov. 18.

    The class encouraged other students and staff to donate nonperishable food items to the local Council of Agencies here in Tell City. The students collected and sorted 1,472 items.
    The items were delivered to the agency on Friday afternoon.

  • Generations . . .

    Five generations of the Lemaire family gathered recently for a picture. Baby Carson X. Kirk is held by his great-great-grandmother, Rose Lamaire. Sitting next to them is Carson’s great-grandmother, Elaine Kirk. Standing are Caron’s mother, Katie Kirk and grandfather, Frank Kirk.

  • Arts commission presents grants

    PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Arts Commission presented state funding for organizations in a public ceremony Oct. 20 at the Jasper Arts Center to honor 10 regional organizations that were granted funding through the Indiana Art Commission’s Regional Initiative Grant program for the FY2012 funding year. Funding for this program is directed to the six-county region that includes Perry, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Martin and Orange counties.

  • Defense propels Perry Central to tourney title

    LEOPOLD—Strong defense carried Perry Central to the championship of its own eighth grade girls basketball tourney Saturday.

  • Marksmen outshoot Pike Central for win

    PETERSBURG—Tell City hit 61.8 percent from the field to beat Pike Central 56-44 in PAC girls basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen made their first nine shots from the field as they jumped to a 21-6 lead in the first seven minutes.
    “We controlled the tempo much better,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons.
    He added, “We had good ball movement and passed the ball well and that’s why we shot so well. A lot of them were wide open shots. We did a very nice job of shot selection.

  • TC team chemistry impresses new coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys basketball team graduated four starters from last year’s 7-16 team, so the Marksmen will have to rebuild this year.
    But new coach Troy Noble said he likes the team’s chemistry, calling it “definitely” the team’s main strength.

  • Perry Central holds off Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central built a 15-point lead early in the third quarter and used strong free-throw shooting to hold off a Cannelton comeback 55-47 in girls basketball Monday.

  • Glory Bees students chill at Dairy Queen

    Glory Bees Preschool’s five-day students recently took a field trip to Dairy Queen.

  • Local business donates to Breast Cancer Awareness

    Modern Reflections and Tell City Therapeutic Massage in Tell City ran a special through October to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness. Participating staff collected their goal of $300 to donate to the cause. Pictured in front from the left are Becky Cronin, Elsa Underhill and Morgan Hale. Back row: Claire Ransom, Melissa Spath and Tamara Gilliland.

  • Hoosier Heights Ladies to host auction, dinner Nov. 30 at country club

    TELL CITY – The Hoosier Heights Ladies will host their annual auction Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.
    The event will kick off at 7 p.m. In addition to the live auction, there will also be a silent auction where guests may place their bids in advance.
    Items will include seasonal as well as other gift items. Baked goods will be available for purchase. A buffet dinner of fried chicken and roast beef will start at 5 p.m.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend the event.