Today's News

  • Wagner eighth in senior state meet

    CRAWFORDSVILLE—Amanda Wagner of Tell City placed eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke at the age-group senior state swim meet last weekend.
    She swam the 100 breast in the finals in 1:11.66 after qualifying in 1:08.30, her best time ever for that event.
    Teammate Chelsea Malone finished 19th in the 100 backstroke in 1:01.16 and 19th in the 200 back in 2:12.06, which was her personal best.
    This meet is open only to swimmers who have met qualifying times set by Indiana Swimming.

  • Hawhee, Rowe PAC champs

    FORT BRANCH—Jarrett Hawhee and C.J. Rowe won individual titles as Tell City finished fifth in the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Hawhee went 3-0, including pinning Macias of Southridge, to win the 105-pound title.
    Rowe also went 3-0 with one pin and beat Smith of Tecumseh 3-2 in the finals to take the 180-pound crown.
    Reed Goffinet (85-pound weight class), Mason Waninger (95), Travis Brinksneader (110), Mason Stephens (115), and Elliott Brown (145) each went 2-1 to place second.
    Each of them scored one pin.

  • Dickerson, Hayes get all-state honorable mention

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Deidra Dickerson and Tell City’s McKenzie Hayes have received honorable mention on the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s girls all-state teams.
    Dickerson, a 5-foot-6 guard-forward, averaged 10.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game.
    She made 41 three-point baskets, including five in a game twice.
    Hayes, a 6-foot sophomore center, averaged 15.5 points,13.4 rebounds and 5.1 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 51.2 percent from the field.

  • Hayes only repeat MVP at TC’s winter banquet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes was a repeat winner as girls basketball Most Valuable Player at Tell City’s winter sports banquet Monday.
    Hayes also repeated as the team’s top offensive player, best rebounder, and field-goal percentage leader.
    She also won the free-throw percentage award and shared the defensive player award with Hannah Schaefer after winning it outright last year.
    There were no other repeat MVPs.

  • Purdue Extension plans farm-succession, health and safety workshops

    TELL CITY – The Purdue Extension office invites community members to two workshops the staff have planned for the coming month.

    Farm families who are looking to develop a plan to transfer their farms to the next generation will be able to learn about the process at an upcoming Purdue Extension webinar series held March 24 and 31 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The webinars will begin at 5:30 p.m.

    The program will be presented by Dr. Angela Gloy, Purdue Extension Specialist in Agriculture Economics.

  • St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser planned at Chicago’s Pizza

    TELL CITY – Chicago’s Pizza continues to partner with the Perry County Junior Women and the United Way of Perry County to help support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

    Members of the public can show their support at Chicago’s Pizza today, St. Patrick’s Day.

    Chicago’s Pizza will donate a portion of all sales, from today to help support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

    Delivery will be available for large orders today by contacting Chicago’s Pizza at 547-4060.

  • BMV centralizes operations

    TELL CITY – Perry Countians seeking registrations, stickers and license plates can’t walk out of the Perry County License Branch with those documents, but they can still do much of the same work they did in years past.

    Hoosiers began receiving their registrations and plates through the mail under a centralized distribution system launched Jan. 1

    Customers can renew registrations online at myBMV. com, by phone at  (888) 692-6841 or by using new postage-paid envelopes enclosed with registration renewal notices. 

  • 50th anniversary celebration set for April 7

    TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa will celebrate their 50th anniversary April 7 beginning with a social gathering at 6 p.m. at the Moose home on Dauby Lane.

    Scrapbooks and pictures portraying events of the past 50 years will be on display.
    New Boston Tavern will cater a meal to begin at 6:30 at a cost of $12.

    All active and associate members of Kappa Kappa Kappa are invited to attend. Free rides to the event will be provided to any associate member who needs one.

  • Local Tri Kappa marking 50 years

    Kappa Kappa Kappa, or Tri Kappa as it is more commonly known, was organized Feb. 22, 1901, in Indianapolis. There are 146 active chapters and 125 associate chapters throughout the state with more than 10,000 members.

  • Sheriff hopes to cut paper-service costs

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “Gas is killing us,” Sheriff Lee Chestnut said March 7 about the cost his department incurs in serving court papers to people in the county. He was addressing the county commissioners at a regular meeting, and wants to deliver more documents by certified mail.