Today's News

  • Pestalozzi Hill set for engineering study

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Bernardin Lochmueller & Associates was tapped Monday to conduct a preliminary review of a block-long section of Pestalozzi Street.

    The study will estimate the costs of stopping erosion that is already causing the hill on which the roadway is built to shift.

    Mayor Barbara Ewing received approval Monday for the view of Pestalozzi between Ninth and 10th streets. The street has been closed much of the summer while utility work has been taking place in the area for several years.

  • School board candidates on stage Sunday

    TELL CITY – The 13 men and women running for three open seats on the Tell City-Troy Township School Board have been invited to a forum beginning at 4 p.m. Sunday in the high-school auditorium.

    The event is sponsored by The News and the Perry County Chamber of Commerce. The event will follow a 2 to 4 p.m. open house at the school. It is designed to give the public a view of recent improvements.

    The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

  • Cassidy seeks re-election to District 4 county council seat

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Councilman Robert “Allen” Cassidy is seeking re-election to the District 4 seat he has held since 1995. The Democrat is unopposed Nov. 2.

    Cassidy, who lives at 18861 Indiana 145 south of Bristow, is serving his fourth term on the council and was its president for one year.

    He served on the Association of Indiana Counties for six years and was also that organization's president for one year. He also served on the Association of County Councils for several years.

  • Working for semistate

    Tell City’s Marching Marksmen perform in a regional contest Saturday at Evansville Central High School

  • Baumeister describes reasons for running

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “I remember being at the hospital when Darrel Riley, the present coroner, came in to speak with us,” Charlie Baumeister said at a candidates forum Oct. 13 in Tell City’s Schergens Center. He’s running as a Democrat for the coroner’s office in the Nov. 2 election because, he said, “I realized how professional and courteous Darrel was.”

    Those qualities are important, he said, because “we are the final word for the deceased.”

  • Candidates discuss plans, goals for prosecutor’s job

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Incumbent County Prosecutor Bob Collins said at a candidates forum Oct. 13 he considers the job to be a serious responsibility he and his staff have performed well.

    The News reported Monday on claims his challenger, S. Rod Acchiardo,  made at the forum and Collins’ responses to questions they raised. This is a continuation of that report.

  • Year of the pitcher not quite as bad as 1968

    This has been dubbed the “Year of the Pitcher” in Major League Baseball, with many comparing it to 1968.

  • Commodores spike Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central used a balanced spiking attack to beat West Washington 25-18, 25-23, 25-14 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.

  • LaGrange makes All-PAC

    TELL CITY—Though Tell City did not win a game in its first varsity soccer season, PAC coaches recognized Taylor LaGrange’s talent.

  • Rangers turn to running game to overtake TC

    FERDINAND—Tell City kept Forest Park’s deep passing game in check, so the Rangers turned to their running game in the second half to beat the Marksmen 28-7 in PAC football Friday.