Today's News

  • New timber technician named for Hoosier National Forest


    TELL CITY – Ryan Brummer is a new forestry technician in the Tell City Office of the Hoosier National Forest. Brummer will be working with the ecosystems team on the forest.

    According to his supervisor Jason Combs, his duties involve timber sale preparation work, marking timber, and other opportunities such as wildlife habitat improvement. He is also a firefighter so will assist with prescribed burns and be available for fire duty.

  • TCJSHS plans academic kick-off for Thursday


    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance class invites the community to the 2014 academic kick-off beginning at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, (today), in the auditorium.

    Seating will be available in the balcony. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

    Guests should enter through the office doors. 

  • Historical society plans fall trip


    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society has announced its 2014 fall history trip. This year, the society will tour the Indiana Military Museum in Vincennes Saturday, Nov. 8. Note that the date has changed from that discussed during the last membership meeting.

    The group will depart from the Tell City Museum at 8:30 a.m. and will carpool so those not wanting to drive may still attend. Participants are asked to arrive by 8:15 a.m. for an accurate head count and to make transportation arrangements.

  • Oakwood honored for superior customer service


    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community and a Tell City provider of senior living and health services, has received the highest marks in company’s bi-annual customer satisfaction and quality assurance survey. The award was presented during Trilogy’s annual fall meeting, held Oct. 7 and 8 in Fort Wayne.

    Family members rated Oakwood as the number one facility in customer satisfaction out of 82 Trilogy health campuses located throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Michigan.

  • Courthouse open next two Saturdays for voting


    TELL CITY – The county courthouse will be open from 8 a.m. until noon this and next Saturday for early voting.

    Formerly called absentee voting, people can use early voting for any reason and without explaining why. During the week, they can go to the commissioners room between 8 a.m. and noon and from 1 to 4 p.m.

    Absentee voting can also be done by mail by filing an application through the clerk’s office. Applications can be requested or other information can be obtained by calling 547-3741 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

  • EMA, other groups hosting open house Sunday


    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Emergency Management Agency, Perry County Rescue Squad and Perry County Highway Department will host an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Perry County Multipurpose building located at 17115 Indiana 37. This is also the location of the Perry County Highway Department.

    The Perry County Emergency Management Agency will provide tours and rescue and highway equipment will be on display. Refreshments will be provided.

  • Donation to sheriff’s department
  • Tell City junior high team finishes 99-0

    GREENVILLE, Ky.—Three Tell City runners placed in the top four as the Marksmen won the Western Kentucky middle school boys cross country meet Thursday.
    The Marksmen finished the season 99-0, the second year in a row they have gone undefeated.
    Indiana junior high teams run 3-kilometer races but this one was 4K, which Tell City Coach Brian Beckort said was “getting them ready for next year,” when they will run 5K races in high school.

  • Tell City ousts Southridge

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong serving and hitting propelled Tell City past Southridge 25-6, 25-17 in the first round of the eighth-grade PAC volleyball tourney Thursday.
    The semifinals and finals were scheduled at Southridge Saturday. Tell City, 10-2, was scheduled to play the Forest Park versus North Posey first-round winner in the semifinals.
    Tell City jumped to a 22-4 lead in the first game Thursday as Caiti Teague served nine consecutive points. Many of them came on unreturned serves.

  • Commodores beat West Washington to win PLAC title

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Grace James made five blocks and had 36 assists as Perry Central beat West Washington 25-13, 25-7, 25-14 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    The Commodores finished 6-0 in conference play to win the title outright for the second consecutive year.
    Maddie Hubert and Jordan Sprinkle each made four blocks Thursday to back James as the Commodores did a good job defending the Senators’ spikes up front.