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Today's News

  • Ducks Unlimited chapter forms here

    TELL CITY - Tell City residents have formed a new Ducks Unlimited chapter.

    These local waterfowl hunters and enthusiasts will volunteer to raise money for wetland habitat conservation. The Tell City chapter is now one of the more than 60 DU chapters in Indiana.                     

  • William Tell students taking on triathlon Saturday

    TELL CITY - William Tell Elementary School first- through fifth-grade students will run, bike and swim in a triathlon Saturday. The rain date will be May 23.

    The event begins at William Tell, and students will run to the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. From the library they will ride their bikes to Tell City High School where they will swim up to 50 yards in the pool.

  • Legion poppy sales begin Thursday

    TELL CITY - The red crepe-paper poppy will be offered for distribution by American Legion Auxiliary Post 213 Thursday through Saturday at Noble's IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Saver.

  • PCHS banquet set for May 20

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central High School will host its senior scholarship awards banquet at 6 p.m. May 20 in the elementary cafeteria. All scholarships will be awarded during this time.

    Community and business members are invited to attend and present scholarships to students. Anyone planning to present a scholarship to students who has not done should contact Jody French at 843-5121.

  • TCHS senior awards program

    TELL CITY - Tell City High School will have its senior awards program at 1 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium. In addition to awarding all scholarships, other honors such as departmental awards, TCHS Citizen of the Year plaque and the Jerome Stenftenagel and Bryan Taylor athletic awards will be given.

    All graduates and their families, along with community members and TCHS students and staff, are invited to attend. Some of the awards are confidential until announced at the program therefore, students who may not be expecting an award still might receive one.

  • GED testing at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central High School is the local site for the General Education Development Test.

    This nationally recognized assessment gives people from all walks of life an opportunity to certify their high-school education. The high-school credential earned by passing the GED test is accepted by more than 95 percent of U.S. employers, colleges and universities.

  • Principal completes first of five races

    TELL CITY — William Tell Elementary School Principal Laura Noble has completed the first of five races to raise money for the school's fitness trail.

    Noble received an Eli Lilly Fellowship and is traveling to five cities to run in five races.  She completed the Nashville Country Music Half Marathon Saturday, April 25.

    Noble noted that Myers Elementary School Principal Ginger Conrad also completed the Nashville race. 

    Noble's Web page for students to keep them updated about race information can be found at www.tellcity.k12.in.us/elem/index.htm.

  • Both parties should have room for moderates

    Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. is probably rolling over in his grave at the news of Sen. Arlen Specter's switching from the Republican to the Democratic Party - and conservative Republicans' reaction to it.

    Lodge, like Specter, was a moderate Republican from a northeastern state. He won election to the U.S. Senate three times from Massachusetts before losing a re-election bid in 1952 to John F. Kennedy. That was a close loss that many blamed on Lodge's spending most of his time managing Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidential campaign instead of working on his own campaign.

  • Marksmen flat in loss to North Posey

    TELL CITY—North Posey had 11 hits, including five for extra bases, as it beat Tell City 8-4 in PAC baseball Thursday.

    The Vikings had at least one hit in every inning but the fifth.

    They also took advantage of three Tell City errors, including two in the second inning when they scored two unearned runs.

    The loss ended Tell City’s five-game winning streak.

    “We got on a little roll there and I think we got a little too confident,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We didn’t play any facet of the game well today.

  • Tell City boys run past Boonville

    TELL CITY—Jamal Noland won three individual events to lead Tell City past Boonville 72-51 in boys track Thursday.

    Noland won the 100-meter dash in 11.04 seconds and the 200 in 23.32.

    He also won the long jump by going 19 feet, 9 inches on his first attempt.

    He did not compete in the high jump, as his back had been bothering him recently. Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden said he believes it is healed but he did not want to take any chances with the conference meet coming up.

    Jordan Alvey won the 800 run in 2:06.04 and ran on two winning relays.