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Today's News

  • Adult-ed students join honor society

    TELL CITY - A wise woman was once approached by a crowd demanding to know the secret behind her knowledge, Mary Roberson told a small audience at William Tell Elementary School Tuesday.

    The woman rocked quietly as the crowd searched her house and barn. Angry at their inability to discover her secret, they accused her of being from somewhere else, another planet, perhaps.

  • Stolen truck pulled from Anderson River

    Shur-Way Pro Towing's Gary Huffines, above, watches as a truck stolen from a Spencer County business is pulled from the Anderson River Thursday. Indiana conservation officers, members of the county's rescue squad and Spencer County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Meredith were called to the boat ramp just off Indiana 545 after a boater noticed the submerged truck. Meredith said the truck was reported stolen from a coal-unloading facility near Grandview. Also taken, he said, were tools valued at more than $10,000.

  • Flamion running for commissioner's seat

    Lynch seeks re-election to county surveyor's job

    PERRY COUNTY - A St. Marks-area resident is running for the District 3 seat on the county's board of commissioners.

    Carl "Joe" Flamion has announced his decision to run as a Republican candidate in the November election. He will face incumbent Democrat Jody Fortwendel.

    There was no District 3 Republican candidate in the May primary but party leaders were able to place Flamion's name on the ballot to fill the vacancy.

  • Get your tickets for Schweizer Fest stage production of 1776

    TELL CITY - After a year's absence, Schweizer Fest Inc. is pleased to once again bring premiere theatrical entertainment to Tell City. In honor of the historical significance of the city's sesquicentennial, this year's production is 1776, the story of our founding fathers efforts in the Continental Congress, set to a musical theme.

  • Kaffee Klatch, talent show return to Schweizer Fest

    Events scheduled for Aug. 6-7

    TELL CITY - Two Schweizer Fest favorites return this year's festival and sesquicentennial Aug. 6-7.

    The annual Kaffee Klatch, sponsored by Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa, will be Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 10th and Jefferson streets.

    Tickets are $4.50 in advance or $5 at the door. The public is invited. Tickets are also available at Old National Bank, Fifth Third Bank and First State Bank's Rivergate branch. Tri Kappa members are also selling tickets.

  • Book drive benefits TC library

    PERRY COUNTY - The Perry County Democrats are once again sponsoring their annual book drive to benefit the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.

    Bins will be located through July 31 at various locations throughout the county to collect novels, paperbacks, children's books and more.

    Textbooks will be accepted this year, but refrain from donating magazines and encyclopedias.

    To drop off donations, visit the following: Joe & Linda's Radio Sales and Thompson's Tire in Cannelton, Noble's IGA in Tell City, Troy Market in Troy and Guillaume's Store in Leopold.

  • Get your tickets for Schweizer Fest stage production of 1776

    TELL CITY - After a year's absence, Schweizer Fest Inc. is pleased to once again bring premiere theatrical entertainment to Tell City. In honor of the historical significance of the city's sesquicentennial, this year's production is 1776, the story of our founding fathers efforts in the Continental Congress, set to a musical theme.

  • Shorthanded Thomas Glass wins

    Dylan Hedinger of Thomas Glass & More dives into third with a stolen base before Kiwanis third baseman Logan Bolin can put the tag on him in Monday's Tell City Babe Ruth League baseball playoff tourney game. Despite playing with just eight players, including two pool players, Thomas Glass won the game 4-3 as pool player Ryan LaGrange hit a home run over the left-field fence with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning. The double-elimination tourney continues through Saturday or possibly Monday at Kiwanis Park.

  • TC 10-year-olds go 1-2 at Newburgh

    NEWBURGH - Trent Rainey hit four home runs in three games as Tell City's age-10 baseball all-stars went 1-2 in a 10-and-under baseball tourney Saturday.

    Tell City beat Highland of Evansville 8-2 and lost to Southridge 7-4 in pool games.

    Rainey went 2 for 2 with a grand slam against Highland. Gant Miller added a double and a single.

    Rainey pitched two innings, Reed Goffinet pitched three innings, and Nick Pierrard pitched one that game (pitchers were limited to six innings for the day). Rainey and Goffinet each struck out four.

  • Tell City 8-year-olds 2nd at Pine Ridge

    BIRDSEYE - Katie Goffinet hit .941 to lead Tell City's age-8 girls softball all-stars to second place in Pine Ridge's tourney last weekend.

    Tell City opened the six-team tourney with two pool games, beating Ireland 13-0 but losing to North Spencer 10-9.

    Goffinet, Kaydi Braunecker, Natalie Sanders and Brianna Bryant each went 3 for 3 against Ireland.

    Goffinet and Savannah Alvey each went 3 for 3 against North Spencer.