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Today's News

  • TC cleanup week under way

    Dumpsters open to city residents 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday

    TELL CITY - It's time for Tell City residents to clean out those attics, garages and basements and rid themselves of items they no longer want.

    Tell City's annual weeklong cleanup began today and continues through Thursday.

    Miscellaneous items will be picked up on residents' standard trash-pickup day and collected at the same time as bagged trash. No recyclables will be picked up this week and residents' usual weekly trash will still need tags.

  • Wildlife have stake in culvert project

    Aquatic organisms have better chance with bigger pipe

    TELL CITY - Humans and other living things will benefit from replacement of a 6-foot culvert near the south end of Tipsaw Lake with one 28 feet in diameter, according to a fisheries biologist for the Hoosier National Forest.

  • Commission responds to tax legislation

    House Bill 1001 affects economic-development fund

    TELL CITY - County attorney Chris Goffinet told Perry County Redevelopment Commission members at a special meeting May 29 new rules affecting them were included in House Bill 1001, which made significant changes to property taxation.

  • With police on his heels, Evanston man drives truck into Ohio River

    Peters swims to safety, then jailed

    TROY - Joshua Peters' shirt apparently matched his actions Thursday night.

    The 25-year-old Evanston man, whose sleeveless black T-shirt featured the words "Wild Life" and images of two wolves, allegedly led police on a chase over county roads and through newly planted cornfields of Spencer County before driving his pickup truck off Troy's boat ramp into the fast-moving Ohio River. Peters swam to safety and waiting officers but his truck bobbed for a short time and sank.

  • Tell City, Hagedorn settle lawsuit

    Attorney will receive $20,000 from city's insurance carrier

    TELL CITY - A civil lawsuit filed last year against Tell City and two of its police officers has been settled in U.S. District Court.

    Tell City attorney Michael H. Hagedorn will receive $20,000 from Cincinnati Insurance under terms of the settlement signed May 27 by Judge Richard Young. Hagedorn filed his case Aug. 24, naming as defendants the city of Tell City and police-department officers John Allen and Marty Haughee.

  • BREAKING NEWS - Fleeing Evanston man survives, truck sinks in river at Troy

    TROY - An Evanston man led police on a pursuit over county roads and through newly planted cornfields of Spencer County Thursday night before driving his pickup truck into the Ohio River at Troy. The suspect swam to safety and waiting officers but his truck sank in the fast-moving water.

    Joshua D. Peters, 25, who lives at 7796 Indiana 70, faces preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, criminal recklessness, reckless driving, driving while suspended, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and destruction of evidence.

  • Hair Razors defeats Swiss Plywood in battle for first

    TELL CITY - McKenzie Hayes singled home the tying and go-ahead runs in the sixth inning as Hair Razors beat Swiss Plywood 7-3 in Tell City age-13-16 girls softball Monday.

    Swiss led 3-2 going into the sixth inning but Hair Razors scored five unearned runs that inning on two hits, two walks and two errors.

    Hair Razors had five hits for the game, with five different batters each getting one single.

    Swiss had four hits, with Stephanie Posey getting a double and a single and Tory Coyle adding two singles. Posey drove in two runs.

  • Franzman Insurance only unbeaten team left

    TELL CITY - Nathan Wood went 4 for 4 as Franzman Insurance beat Coca-Cola 12-0 last Tuesday to become the only remaining undefeated team in the Tell City Babe Ruth League.

    Lucas Bryant added two hits for Franzman's.

    Trent Benningfield and Jeff Braun combined to pitch a two-hitter for Franzman's.

    Dayne Seibert and Chris McDaniel had Coke's only hits.

    Franzman's also beat Kiwanis 16-3 last Thursday and had a 4-0 season record at the end of the week.

    Braun hit a double and two singles in that game. Benningfield and Trent Nelson each added two hits.

  • No TC players on All-PAC

    TELL CITY - No Tell City players were named to the All-Pocket Athletic Conference baseball team in voting by league coaches Monday.

    A former Tell City player, Gibson Southern catcher Mike Maddle, did make the 13-man honor squad.

    Maddle started at catcher last year as a freshman for the Marksmen before moving to Gibson County.

    Three Tell City players received honorable mention: Trent Gunn, Cody Pfeifer and Ryan Zuelly.

  • PC qualifies for regional

    JASPER - All four Perry Central scorers shot in the 80s as the Commodores placed third in the 14-team IHSAA boys golf sectional Saturday to qualify for the regional.

    Perry Central shot a 344, one stroke ahead of fourth-place Heritage Hills and three ahead of fifth-place Springs Valley.

    Tell City shot 391 to finish 12th.

    Jasper won with a 312 and Southridge was second at 335.

    The top three teams and the top three individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, to be held today at 8 a.m. Perry County time at Country Oaks in Washington.