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Today's News

  • Orchid-growing workshop planned for Jan. 20

    PERRY COUNTY – The Purdue Master Gardeners of Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties offer fun, educational events for the public. This is a program of the Purdue Extension Service. Events will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. The location will vary depending on the program.  Programs are free unless otherwise noted.

    Growing Gorgeous Orchids will be held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at Spencer County 4-H Center, Hwy 70 in Chrisney. Ron Giles will present the program.

  • Relay For Life season kickoff begins today

    TELL CITY – The 20th annual Relay For Life of Perry County will hold its kickoff celebrations Monday, Jan. 12, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge.

    All residents are invited to attend the celebrations.

    Games, prizes, food, fun and information will be provided. Friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers are invited – everyone knows someone who is fighting or has fought this disease.

  • Gary Burden benefit auction and dinner set for Jan. 24

    TELL CITY – Family and friends of Perry County resident Gary Burden will hold a benefit auction and dinner later this month. Burden, 65, was recently diagnosed with cancer of the lungs and liver. The community is invited to attend the benefit and show their support for Gary in his fight against cancer.

    The benefit will be held from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at the auction house at 331 Main Street in Tell City.

  • Moose Lodge gives back

    On behalf of Tell City Moose Lodge 1424, Rick May, governor of the lodge, presents a check for $200 to Kiwanis members Rebecca Fenn, and Jan Sprinkle, for their annual Christmas basket project. The donation was made possible through a cooperative effort of the local Moose lodge and the Indiana 8th District Moose Association.

  • Social News

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 at the post home in Tell City. Charlotte Lindauer, president, will preside and encourages all auxiliary members to attend.

    THE BRISTOW COMMUNITY CENTER hosts euchre games at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the center.

  • Tell City girls outswim Rebels

    TELL CITY—Even numbers means a good chance for Tell City’s girls swim team to win.

  • Tell City boys dominate South Spencer; fall to Heritage Hills

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City dominated the freestyle races in an 82-44 boys swimming win over South Spencer Wednesday.
    The Marksmen swept the top three places in the 100-yard freestyle. Jacob Mowery won it in 1:04.38, Seth Vaquero was second in 1:08.44, and Anthony Froehlich was third in 1:14.49.
    Stephen Houle won the 500 free in 5:53.09 and Lucas Montgomery placed second in 7:02.77.

  • Alford may long for old New Mexico home

    In evaluating Major League Baseball contracts, pundits place more importance on the total guaranteed money than on yearly salaries.
    And players who sign those mega-bucks, mega-year contracts talk about their comfort level with a team being important.
    Using those measuring sticks, Steve Alford’s decision to leave the University of New Mexico in 2013 to become UCLA’s basketball coach was a mistake.
    Alford started his coaching career at age 26, after four years playing in the NBA, with Indiana’s Manchester College, an NCAA Division III school.

  • Five forfeits help Jasper defeat Tell City in wrestling

    JASPER—Tell City won five of nine matches actually wrestled, but five forfeits helped Jasper beat Tell City 49-25 Thursday.
    Three Tell Citians scored pins: Davin Davis in the 113-pound weight class, Travis Brinksneader at 138, and Jarrett Hawhee at 145.
    Mason Waninger won a 12-4 major decision in the 132 weight class and Elliott Brown won a 7-4 decision at 160.

  • Orleans’ second-chance points defeat Cannelton

    ORLEANS—Orleans used a lot of second-chance points to beat Cannelton 63-22 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “We can’t rebound,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We give up five or six shots on each possession and at the other end we’re one and done on each possession.
    “They didn’t shoot all that great, but with the second-chance points they didn’t have to. They probably had 30 points on offensive rebounds.”