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Today's News

  • Daisy Mae
  • Police seize methamphetamine, $11,000 in cash

    TELL CITY – A husband and wife face a long list of felony drug charges after police allegedly found them in possession of methamphetamine and $11,000 in cash.

    On Thursday, a Perry County Sheriff’s Department deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 400 block of 12th Street in Tell City. Upon speaking with the occupants of the vehicle the deputy developed what he judged to be sufficient probable cause to obtain a search warrant for illegal drugs inside the vehicle.

  • School performance reports in today’s issue

    PERRY COUNTY – Indiana school corporations have been working with newspapers across the state this month to publish school performance reports for local communities.

    Annual performance reports for Tell City, Cannelton and Perry Central school corporations can be found on Pages 12-13 of today’s edition as well as the newspaper’s online edition.

  • A Solemn Week
  • Tell City awarded money for Main Street work

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    INDIANAPOLIS – The city of Tell City will receive more than $880,000 to improve the curb appeal of a portion of Main Street.

    The work, which will extend from Jefferson Street north to Indiana 37, won’t take place for another three years, but when completed, the area of Tell City’s Main Street will have new sidewalks, streetlights and other improvements. 

  • Candidates for sheriff, coroner speaking tonight

    TELL CITY – Perry County voters are invited to attend or tune into an April 19 forum that will see candidates in contested May races asked about their views on topics related to their offices.

    The Perry County News will host the 7 p.m. event in the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St.

  • Cannelton spring schedules

    Boys Varsity Baseball
    March
    29    Hancock County    H    5:00
    31    Heritage Christian    A    11:00
    April
    2    Crawford County    H    5:00
    4    Tecumseh    A    5:00
    9    Perry Central    A    4:30
    11    Orleans    A    5:00

  • TC girls track team young, working hard

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Though there’s not great depth in any event, Tell City’s girls track team should be strong in sprints and throwing events.
    “I think there’s potential with Valerie Kehl in short sprints,” said Tell City Coach Katie Weyer. “She works so hard.”
    Kehl, a freshman, placed second in the 200-meter dash in 29.47 seconds in the junior high PAC meet last year.
    She will run the 100 and 200 dashes and the 1600 relay.

  • Hitting, defense PC softball strengths

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong hitting and defense and improved pitching could give Perry Central’s softball team a better record this year.
    The Commodores finished 3-20 last year but return seven starters.
    A talented freshman and a senior who was a starter for Tell City as a freshman and sophomore will complete the starting lineup.
    Coach Mark Rothgerber said hitting is the team’s main strength. “They’re hitting the ball extremely well right now.

  • Softball Marksmen should be improved

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With eight returning starters joined by a talented freshman class, Tell City’s softball team should improve on last year’s 9-16 record.
    “Our team’s strength this year is our defense,” said Coach Maggie Schuetter. “We have several girls that are versatile and can play multiple positions with great success.
    “Our varsity infield has experience playing together, as they are all returning infield starters from last year.”