Today's News

  • Robert and Louise Baur

    Robert and Louise Baur of Tell City celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, with a small family gathering at the home of the couple.

    The celebration was hosted by their children.
    Mr. Baur married the former Louise Price Sept. 15, 1956, in Tell City.
    The couple has three children, Bob Baur and his wife, Debbie of Muncie, Tim Baur and his wife, Libby of Tell City and Kathy Anderson of Tell City.

  • County leaders tout hometown program

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – A handful of Perry County leaders gathered in the Schergens Center Sept. 12 to talk about the launch of the Indiana Home Town Competitiveness program in the county.

    Cheri Taylor, Perry County’s IHTC community coordinator, addressed the crowd first, explaining the program’s origins and what the committee will do in the first stage of the project.

  • Parks board to receive FEMA funds

    By LARRY GOFFINET, Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – Perry County Recreation Director Adam Tempel said Wednesday the county’s parks and recreation department will receive some money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help pay to repair flood damage at the department’s Derby and Magnet riverside parks.

  • UPDATE: Indiana 237 re-opened

    UPDATE: A caller told the News at 2:40 p.m. Friday the highway had been re-opened.

    ORIGINAL STORY POSTED FRIDAY MORNING: PERRY COUNTY - The re-opening of Indiana 237 has been delayed a day, according to Indiana Department of Transportation spokeswoman Cher Elliott.

    Based on a letter from INDOT provided by Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves, the News reported Sept. 6 the road was to re-open Thursday evening.

    The News reported May 9 that Indiana 237 was to be closed so damage caused by settling of earth under the road could be fixed.

  • TC boys win junior high Lincoln Trail

    TELL CITY—Reed Goffinet placed second to lead Tell City to the championship of the nine-team Lincoln Trail Invitational junior high boys cross country meet Tuesday.

  • Tell City finishes 7th in PAC tourney

    OAKLAND CITY—No Tell Citian shot under 100 as the Marksmen finished seventh in the seven-team PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.
    North Posey shot 350 to repeat as team champion. Tell City shot 508.
    Jessica Ballman shot 103 to lead the Marksmen.
    “Jessica played well—she shot 10 shots better than last year,” said Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch.
    Amber Fentress shot 118, Courtney Blinzinger 140, and Jenny Hess 147 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • New Harmony digs past Cannelton

    NEW HARMONY—New Harmony used a strong digging game to beat Cannelton 17-25, 25-18, 25-17, 27-25 in volleyball Saturday.
    “They outhustled us,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We did not hustle or move at all.
    “They didn’t let a ball drop—they went after every ball.”
    Sarah Powers led Cannelton with 24 spikes, including six kills. She also made 10 digs and two blocks and served two aces.
    Allicyn Garrett also made two blocks. She, Mikah Hemmings and Taylor Childers each made two kills.

  • Tell City earns first victory

    MOUNT VERNON—Lorenzo Brigato’s second-half goal lifted Tell City past Mount Vernon 2-1 Saturday for the Marksmen’s first varsity soccer victory.
    Daniel Garces scored the Marksmen’s other goal on an assist from Ryan Hackbarth in the first half.
    “Our touches are getting better and our passing is getting much better,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster.
    Tell City tied Northeast Dubois 5-5 at home Monday.
    The Jeeps scored the tying goal with 14 seconds left.

  • Marksmen overpower Boonville

    TELL CITY—Tell City won three matches in straight sets and one by forfeit to beat Boonville 4-1 in boys tennis Monday.

  • Perry Central girls 1st in Brown County meet

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central placed four runners in the top 20 as it won the Class A girls race at the Brown County Eagle Classic cross country meet Saturday.
    The Commodores scored 65 points to finish first among 14 schools with fewer than 1,000 students.
    Tell City was seventh with 167 points.
    Perry Central placed third among 18 teams in the Class A boys race with 137 points. Tell City was seventh with 181.