Today's News

  • Plans in place for TC spring cleanup




    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety has set June 13-16 as the dates for the 2016 spring cleanup.

    Rules are similar to past years’ events. Postcards are being mailed to city residents and they list the specific dos and don’ts.

    Large items will be picked up with residents’ normal trash on the standard collection days.

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  • Tell City seniors awarded scholarships

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School graduates who received scholarships and other academic honors were recognized during a ceremony Sunday, May 21, in the school auditorium.

    Students earned scholarships with a combined value of nearly $1.5 million.

    Awards are listed by name, amount (when given) and recipient.


    Certificate of completion award, Tyler Baur.

    Hughes Owen Memorial Scholarship, Jarrett Hawhee and Gant Miller, $5,200 a year renewable for four years.

  • Lynch named Tell City basketball coach

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Matt Lynch, an assistant coach for New Albany the last six years, was named Tell City’s new boys basketball coach Thursday.
    Lynch, 26, is “wise beyond his age,” said Tell City Athletic Director John Atkins. “He got an early start so he’s been coaching longer (than most people his age).”

  • Steen makes all-conference; Perry Central 4th in PLAC

    FRENCH LICK—John Steen shot 87 to lead Perry Central to fourth place in the PLAC golf tourney Monday.
    Paoli won among six complete teams with 334 strokes, 14 ahead of runner-up Paoli. Perry Central shot 364.
    Steen, usually Perry Central’s third-best scorer, finished in a five-way tie for seventh in the tourney as he made all-conference.
    He improved his score by 34 strokes from last year.
    Other Commodore scorers were Zach James with 89, Nic Pierrard 80, and Coby Aders 98.
    Eric Schepers was the Commodores’ fifth man with 113.

  • Rebels’ defense derails Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – South Spencer outhit and outpitched Tell City in their Class 2A baseball sectional championship game Monday.
    But perhaps the biggest difference was the Rebels’ clutch defensive plays as they won 8-1 to repeat as sectional champions.
    Each team committed only one error, but the Rebels made some spectacular plays - especially on the infield.

  • Tell City one-hits Perry Central in semifinals

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – Reed Goffinet and Preston Hendershot pitched a one-hitter as Tell City shut out Perry Central 13-0 in the Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Monday afternoon.
    Goffinet pitched the first four innings for the win, giving up one hit and three walks and striking out seven. Five of his strikeouts came on swinging third strikes.
    “His velocity was a little higher than we’re used to and I thought he did a good job locating his pitches,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.

  • Saint Meinrad monks elect new archabbot

    ST. MEINRAD ­– The Right Rev. Kurt Stasiak OSB was elected archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey by the Benedictine monks of the community on June 2.

    He becomes the 10th abbot and seventh archabbot in the community’s 162-year history, succeeding Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB, who announced in January that he would resign the position upon the new abbot’s election. He had served as abbot since Dec. 31, 2004.

  • Humane Society yard sale Friday, Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will soon accept donations for a yard sale set to take place Friday and Saturday, June 3-4.

    On June 1 and 2, items may be left at the VFW located at 301 Main St., from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call (812) 836-4842 or (812) 619-0447.

  • St. Isidore honors graduates