Today's News

  • Ghost-hunt Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will have a novice hunt for individuals interested in paranormal activity that are not part of an organized team. TCGH will provide equipment. The hunt will be from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Only 10 advanced tickets at $20 per person. For details, send email to tcgh2012@aol.com.

  • Hagedorn – Hoffherr

    Julie A. Hagedorn and Andy Hoffherr, both of Evansville, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Betty and John Hagedorn of Tell City. The groom-to-be is the son of Carol and Stu Hoffherr of Evansville.

    Miss Hagedorn attended Perry Central and the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed as a control systems engineer for PCI Skanska in Evansville.

    Mr. Hoffherr attended Castle High School and Vincennes University. He is self-employed with Andrew Hoffherr Construction.

  • Perry County Republicans to host Lincoln Day dinner

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Republicans will host a Lincoln Day dinner Saturday at the 4-H building in Tell City.

    Congressman Larry Bucshon will be the guest speaker and representative Lloyd Arnold will provide an update on the state of the state.

    The event will be catered by Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit. The doors will open at 5:15 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

    Cost will be $15 per person and children under 12 will eat for free. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door.

  • Historical Society plays trivia Sunday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society invites everyone to join them for Tell City trivia during their meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 27.

    Resident Bill Simpson plans to challenge attendees with questions about things they weren’t aware they needed to know about Tell City.

  • VFW prepares for Buddy Poppy sales

    TELL CITY – Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 and its ladies auxiliary will sell buddy poppies from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 at Wal-Mart, Cash Saver and Noble’s IGA.

    According to post commander Kerry James, VFW bylaws require that the proceeds from the sale of buddy poppies must be used to benefit disabled veterans and veterans in need and to the surviving spouses and orphans of deceased veterans right here in the community.  

  • Social News

    ST. ANN SOCIETY OF ST. MICHAEL Catholic Church will meet at 6 p.m. today in Father Marendt Hall at the church in Cannelton. Hostesses for the evening will be Carlena Jarboe, Pat McCleerey, Peggy Newton and Augusta Nugent. All women of the parish are invited and encouraged to attend.

    MU GAMMA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI will meet Thursday, April 24 at the Patio restaurant in Tell City. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. The chapter will celebrate Founders Day, and the special events committee will host.

  • Annual golf tourney set May 3

    TELL CITY – The annual Charlie Tuggle Memorial Golf Tournament has been scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. May 3 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

    The three-person scramble will cost $60 per player or $180 per team. The entry fee will include one mulligan per player and a chance to win a set of Mizuno irons.

    Golfers can sign up by sending information and payment to P.O. Box 96, Tell City, IN 47586.

    Further information may be obtained by calling Tootie Schrieber at 547-3285.

  • Dogwood tour coming this weekend

    PERRY COUNTY – Activities in several communities will mark Perry County’s annual Dogwood Tour Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27. A weaving demonstration at the Shuabael Little Pioneer Village is scheduled for Friday.

    Weekend events will include a Sunday chicken and dumpling dinner, bake sale and quilt raffle at St. Pius Church in Troy. Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Carryout dinners will also be available for purchase. For more information on St. Pius events, contact Jean Krutz at 719-8318.

  • Cold, wet weather forces more postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—Cold, rainy weather Monday and continuing cold with wet grounds Tuesday led to postponement of several local sports events.
    The Cannelton at Perry Central baseball game and Tell City’s girls tennis match at Crawford County were postponed Monday after they began but before they became official contests.
    Tell City’s baseball game at Evansville North and boys golf match at South Spencer were postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday.

  • Tell City girls win short meet with Jeeps, Braves

    DUBOIS—Logan Flannagan won an individual race and a relay to lead Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 63 points, Northeast Dubois 50, and Tecumseh 3.
    The Marksmen won five of the nine events that were completed.
    Flannagan won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.44 seconds and teammate Emma Kohnert was third in 18.12.
    Katelyn Hughes, Flannagan, Kohnert and Tori Payne won the 400 relay in 54.55.
    Mariah Blake won the 400 dash in 1:06.52.