Today's News

  • Police jail two on methamphetamine charges

    TELL CITY - Perry County sheriff's deputies aided by Tell City and state police arrested two people on drug charges early Saturday.

    According to Deputy Jason Shadwick, officers received information that Everett Smith, 30, of Grandview was staying at 7006 Stem Road. Smith was wanted on a warrant for escape issued in Dubois County. Shadwick said he and other officers also received information that illegal drug activity may have been taking place in the house.

  • Sailing into summer
  • Spring cleanup coming to Tell City next week

    TELL CITY - Memorial Day may have marked the start of summer, but Tell City residents will be thinking spring cleaning next week as the community's yearly roundup of unwanted items begins.

    In fact, residents willing to haul their own unwanted items can get a head start Saturday.

    The week of June 7-11 has been designated spring cleanup week in Tell City.

  • Menus available for 'Angel' food program

    TELL CITY - June menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries' discount-food program are available at The News.

    The program offers $30 boxes of food valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28 and an allergen-free box of food for $23. There are also meat and fruit and vegetable specials for the month.

  • Blood drive will honor fallen officers

    TELL CITY - A June 10 blood drive in Tell City will honor fallen officers. The event will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 213.

    This is the fourth year the Red Cross will host blood drives across the state to honor fallen officers and raise awareness of the need for blood. In 2009 every county in the state held at least one Fallen Officer Blood Drive and a total of 4,980 units were collected.

    For more information on the event or donor requirements, call (800) 448-3543.

  • Colts to make stop in Tell City

    TELL CITY - The Indianapolis Colts 2010 Make It Personal Tour plans to visit Tell City from 4 to 6 p.m. June 15 at the Tell City High School.

    Fans will have a chance to meet Colts players and cheerleaders, receive free giveaways, register to win tickets to a pre-season game and more. Those attending will also have a chance to catch an NFL punt, try a rock-climbing wall and interact with Colts inflatables. Children can also sign up for the Colts Kids Club.

    For more information, visit www.colts.com/events.

  • Wildcats edge Tell City

    ROCKPORT—Mater Dei scored the winning run on a ground out in the bottom of the seventh to edge Tell City 5-4 in the Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Monday.

    Tell City led much of the game, fell behind by a run in the fifth inning, and then came back to tie the score 4-4 in the sixth with the help of some aggressive base running by pinch-runner Cordell Snyder.

    Jordan Heck hit a double to left field to lead off the top of the sixth inning for the Marksmen, and Snyder went in to run for him.

  • Tell City stops North Posey

    ROCKPORT—Trent Gunn drove in four runs as Tell City trounced North Posey 10-2 in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Saturday.

    Gunn tripled to right-center field in the first inning to stake the Marksmen to a 1-0 lead. That hit scored Trent Benningfield, who led off the game with a single up the middle.

    The Marksmen added two runs in the third inning.

    Nick Kleaving walked, Mike Maddle was hit by a pitch, and Gunn and Shane Weedman hit RBI singles.

  • Wildcats eliminate Perry Central

    ROCKPORT—Perry Central had only three hits in a 12-0 loss to Mater Dei in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Saturday.

    Perry Central got singles from Lucas Bryant in the first inning, Seth Raetz in the fourth, and Joey Peter in the fifth.

    But those were the only Commodores to reach base, as Mater Dei gave up no walks and committed no errors.

    No Perry Central runner made it past first base.

    Mater Dei had 15 hits, including seven for extra bases.

  • Perry Central 6th in PLAC tourney

    FRENCH LICK—Charlie Weatherholt tied for first place as Perry Central finished sixth in the seven-team PLAC boys golf tourney Monday.

    Perry Central shot 359. Springs Valley repeated as team champion with 341 strokes.

    “We finished sixth but we were only 18 strokes from first,” noted Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We didn’t play awful.”

    Weatherholt and Chad Phillips of Mitchell each shot an 8-over-par 70 on the tough Donald Ross course.