Today's News

  • Tell City second in boys track sectional

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City won three events, Perry Central won two, and each set a meet record, but no one could match Jasper’s depth in the boys track sectional Thursday.
    Jasper won seven of the 16 events and won the 10-team meet with 171 points.
    Tell City was second with 119 and Perry Central sixth with 58.

  • Corrected: Footing a stronghold on social markets

    With every rung of success that its clients achieve, so too rises the fortunes of the Two Ladders Consultant marketing company, say the young leaders of the company. That’s evidenced by a distinct venture intellect that finds common ground in two brothers, four friends in their 20s and a soon-to-graduate high schooler who pair conventional means of advertising with innovative tech channels to reach target audiences.

  • Farmers market changing days in 2017

    TELL CITY – Participants in the Perry County Farmers Market have voted to change the market days.

    Dates for 2017 will be 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays.

    Markets will continue to be held at the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City.

    The first day for the 2017 market will be Saturday, June 3

    The market should remain open into October depending on the growing season.

  • TC to flush hydrants

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants Tuesday, May 23. Crews will begin work on Fourth Street by the floodwall and will work eastward. Residents should be alert for discolored water and low pressure when flushing is taking place in their areas.

  • Hospital to lay off employees

    TELL CITY – Declining reimbursements and a shift to outpatient care has prompted Perry County Memorial Hospital to lay off seven employees. The hospital said the reductions in force, announced Thursday, were in response to declining healthcare reimbursements, increasing operating costs and a shift in patient treatment from inpatient care to outpatient and ambulatory care.

  • Cannelton schools’ bond refunding advances

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools is two steps closer to refunding bonds, helping create a ready cash flow for the school system.

    The process of refunding these bonds began in 2015, but is just nearing closure as officials were awaiting lower interest rates, attorney Dave Umpleby told the members. “It’s a pretty reasonable time,” he said.

  • Tell City takes 4th in PAC golf

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 88 to lead Tell City to fourth place in the nine-team PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.

  • TC falls to Cougars, Rebels

    TELL CITY—Some misplayed balls hurt Tell City in an 11-5 PAC softball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    Tell City tied the score 4-4 with three runs in the fourth inning.
    Haley Presley singled and Hayley Fackler and Lizzy Kehl walked to load the bases.
    Chloe Carman’s single drove in two runs, and Kehl scored as Morgan Schuetter reached base on an error by the pitcher.
    South Spencer retook the lead for good, though, with two runs in the top of the fifth on three hits and an error by the right fielder.

  • Perry Central loses 3 softball games

    MITCHELL—Perry Central’s fielding problems helped Mitchell overtake the Commodores late for an 11-10 PLAC softball victory Monday.
    “We were up 10-2 and then we decided to stop doing what was working and let the door open and let Mitchell in by not making the simple plays and not thinking what to do with the ball when it is hit to you,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Commodores rally in 7th to defeat Senators

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat West Washington 3-2 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Ethan Myler walked to start the Commodores’ big inning. He advanced to third base on Gavin Poole’s single.
    After Poole stole second base, Kage Kiplinger singled to score Myler with the tying run.
    Wyatt Edwards then singled to score Poole with the winning run.
    West Washington took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning but Perry Central finally got on the scoreboard with a run in the bottom of the sixth.