Today's News

  • Dining with diabetes program begins March 17 at St. Paul’s ministry center

    TELL CITY – Are you diabetic? Or do you care for someone who is? St. Paul’s Catholic Church, in collaboration with Purdue Extension, is offering a program for people with diabetes and their families or caregivers.
    Dining with Diabetes is a two-part educational series that will include information on diabetes and demonstrations on how to prepare meals that are healthy and tasty, but use less fat, sugar and salt.

  • Tell City students to present two one-act plays

    TELL CITY – The public is invited to join the Tell City High School Drama Department for “An Evening of Theater” Friday, Saturday and Sunday."
    The group will present two one-act plays each day, with the large cast coming together to perform “This is a Test” and “Take Five.”
    The first play to be staged will be “This is a Test” and follows a main character who is still in school. The test she is taking will determine “her future” as one character explains.

  • Catholic Charities meal to honor St. Joseph

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities will host a St. Joseph’s Table March 18at the Knights of Columbus home at 11th and Tell streets in Tell City.

    The St. Joseph’s table is held around the feast day of St. Joseph, March 19. It is a celebration of family.

  • Education notes, March 5

    Renaissance yard sale Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Yard Sale will be held from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena. The public can enter through Gate 3.
    All proceeds will go toward student recognition for academic, athletic and co-curricular activities.

  • Glory Bees learn about healthy teeth

    To celebrate Dental Health Month, Glory Bees Preschool students welcomed Beth Jordan from Butler Family Dentistry. She taught the children about the right way to brush their teeth, to have regular dental checkups and about the right things to eat.

  • 10-year-old girl hit by truck Friday, critically hurt (Corrected)

    CANNELTON – An 10-year-old girl was critically hurt Friday night after being struck by a truck on Taylor Street in Cannelton.

    According to Patrolman Micah Jackson, Ovie McMahan was flown to Kosair’s Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Ky., with head, internal and leg injuries. She reportedly underwent surgery Saturday.

    Jackson said a truck driven by Deanna Marchand, 50, of Tell City struck the girl just after 7 p.m., pinning her beneath it. Officers arrived and together with people at the scene, lift the truck off the child.

  • UPDATE: TC schools resume early dismissal

    UPDATE, 1:46 p.m.: Bruce Chinn, transportation director for Tell City-Troy Township schools, said early dismissal of students has resumed.


    UPDATE, 1:23 p.m.: Due to a tornado warning now in effect, Tell City-Troy Township students are no longer being sent home. those who were on buses were diverted to the nearest school.

    PERRY COUNTY – Two of Perry County’s three school systems were closing their doors early Friday in the face of severe weather expected to enter the county this afternoon.

  • Marksmen go 3-1 Saturday

    OWENSVILLE—Four Tell Citians each went 4-0 to lead the Marksmen to a 3-1 record in Gibson Southern’s junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat North Knox 56-39, Tecumseh 69-21 and Vincennes Clark 74-21 but lost to Gibson Southern 55-39.
    Javier Mendez and Joe Craig remained undefeated for the season.
    Jarrett Hawhee and Brendan Richards each also went 4-0 Saturday, and Jacob Hammack went 3-0.
    Davin Davis, David Teague, Steven Wheatley and Nick Buchta each went 3-1. Dalton Froehlich went 2-1.

  • Goffinet helps KWC to its best postseasons

    Sports Editor

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Many college athletes come to regret their choice of schools, but Lauren Goffinet, a junior on Kentucky Wesleyan’s women’s basketball team, said last week, “I love it here.”

    Then again, why shouldn’t the Tell City graduate love it, as the Panthers have enjoyed unprecedented postseason success with her in the lineup.
    Last year they made it into the NCAA Division II national tourney for the first time.

  • Community can help plan Tell City’s future

    TELL CITY – The public is encouraged to help shape what Tell City will look like 20, 30 and even 40 years from now by taking part in an information-gathering session for the city’s new comprehensive plan.

    The session from 2 to 5 p.m. March 9 will be held at the Schergens Center and will gauge the community’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.