Today's News

  • Group seeks addition of Boys and Girls Club

    PERRY COUNTY – The first steps in exploring the possibility of a Boys & Girls Club of America program in Tell City and Perry County was taken this week.

    Mark Branch, Organizational Development Director for BGCA, provided an overview of the club and steps that might be taken in establishing the club, to a handful of people representing several local organizations.

    The presentation was organized by Mika Howell, who had visited a Boys and Girls Club in Corydon and became interested in the possibilities of opening a local club.

  • Water study tapped for Tobin Township


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – A group or residents in Tobin Township are banding together in hopes of finding a way to obtain municipal water. Currently, property owners in the German Ridge area near Gerald rely on wells or cisterns, but even then, adequate supplies are limited.

    There are an estimated 150 homes in need.

  • Trash and mowing violations prompt council action

    TELL CITY – Tell City Street Commissioner Jeff Everly reported an issue with trash bags being improperly tagged with the $1 trash tags, which have been in use for decades.

    Everly suggested sending a post card to the over 3,000 rate-paying residents to remind them of proper tagging procedure.

    “It’s a tremendous problem we’re trying to get fixed,” said Mayor Jim Adams.

    “I think the city could post it on their Facebook page and on their website,” Council member Chris Cail said.

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  • Bicentennial parade Saturday

    TELL CITY – City streets will undoubtedly be lined with people Saturday. A planned parade will celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial and Perry County’s role in shaping the nation’s 19th state. Honoring 200 years of statehood, dozens of local businesses, organizations and government offices will participate with floats.

    “We want a big parade to celebrate the bicentennial,” said Betty Cash, director of the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is coordinating the parade with help from others, including Bill Amos.

  • Fifty-six Tri-State golfers take in Hoosier Heights Ladies Invitational

    TELL CITY - A total of 56 women from the Tri-State area participated in the July 19 Hoosier Heights Country Club Ladies Invitational.
    Results were as follows:
    Flight A-Gross:
    First-Kathy Hilgeman/Monica Weiss-66
    Second- Rese James/Beki Raymer-71
    Third-June Cline/Martha Luckett-72
     Flight A-Net:
    First-Jane Miller/Tammy Thompson-53
    Second-Valerie Bush/Linda Zahn-54
    Third-Jennifer Henderson/Jan Howard-55
    Flight B-Gross:
    First-Brenda Hauser/Rhonda Young-77

  • USI’s Deom ready for college baseball

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat Sports Editor

  • Schweizer Fest scheduled packed with sporting events

    Old-timers baseball game Aug. 9


    TELL CITY – TELL CITY – The 42nd annual Old Timers Baseball Game will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Frank Clemens Field at Walter Hagedorn Park. All tri-state players, both active and inactive, over the age of 40 are encouraged to participate and to wear the uniforms they wore during their playing days (if they still fit).

  • USI’s Deom ready for college baseball


    Sports Editor


    ROCKPORT – After spending the spring redshirting at the University of Southern Indiana, 2016 Tell City graduate Spenser Deom made up for the lost time off the field this summer playing for Rockport in American Legion baseball.

    “It was wonderful; it took me a little while to get back into it,” Deom said. “I wanted to play; it drove me nuts not playing all spring.”

  • Tell City Schools working to keep connected to alumni

    TELL CITY – Are you a Marksmen alumni? If so, Tell City High School Principal Brad Ramsey is asking for your contact information so he can communicate about how Tell City High School is doing. “Our Dear Old School has gone through some major changes recently while still adhering to the core values of excellent academic standards and extra-curricular pride,” he said. “We have been incredibly excited and proud to have received state and federal level academic recognition as an A-Rated and Four-Star School!”