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Today's News

  • Boonville shuts out Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won more games than usual but lost to Boonville 5-0 in boys tennis Monday.
    Caleb Shelton defeated Neal Hollinden 6-3, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Ben Meier beat Ethan Maffia 6-2, 6-0 in No. 2 and Levi Osha beat Cameron Young 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3.
    Zeb Miles and Camden Greer beat Zach Goffinet and Anthony Koch 6-1, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    As usual Tell City had to forfeit in No. 2 doubles.

  • Council balances budget for 2018

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The click of number keys being input into electronic calculators quickly followed with the sound of feed-paper expelling from the adding machines. The streams of paper being tallied by the county auditor and her deputies eventually over fell the tables as the tabulations came in quick succession at this week’s county council budget session.

  • Local linemen help with hurricane relief

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power has dispatched crews and equipment to Georgia to assist in Hurricane Irma recovery efforts there. The storm created widespread property damage with more than 6 million without power in the southeastern part of the country.

    An estimated 60 Indiana electric cooperative linemen left Tuesday. They will work in two-week shifts until power is restored to the region.

  • Small rocks making TC life a little nicer

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    Rocks ...

     

    We skip them across ponds and occasionally throw them when angry. As kids we might collect them but as adults, we pretty much ignore them.

    Until now.

    A movement is afoot to turn the everyday stones we step over or relegate to our driveways and landscaping into works of inspirational art.

    The messages, painted in craft paint, spray paint, Sharpies and even fingernail polish, are as uplifting as they are beautiful.

    “Be happy.”

  • Citizens want something done with Cannelton eyesores

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – A handful of residents in Cannelton are fed up with perceived inaction by city officials when it comes to combating blight and eyesore structures.

    The charge was leg by former city councilman Bruce Myers who said issues currently being undertaken by the city date back almost a decade, and asked what the current councils’ objectives are. He specifically asked for an update on goals.

  • Wildebeest named top water park ride; Holiday World voted cleanest

    SANTA CLAUS – Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s Wildebeest water coaster took top honors once again during the 2017 Golden Ticket Awards ceremony, held this past weekend at Lake Compounce Amusement Park in Bristol, Conn.                   

  • Health screenings coming to TC Methodist Church Oct. 18

    TELL CITY – Residents living in and around Tell City can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions, with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  First United Methodist Church will host this community event on Oct. 18. The site is located at 702 10th St. in Tell City.

    Screenings can check for:

    • The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.

    • HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels

  • Perry County Beekeepers to meet Sept. 21

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Beekeepers organization will meet on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. in the FFA building at Perry Central. The topic of this meeting will be fall mite control and constructing winter bee feeders.

    The program will include looking at mites using a microscope with a camera to evaluate hives for mite-biting behavior. We needs community help collecting samples to evaluate.

    Put sticky boards under your hives on Tuesday morning and remove them at the same time on Thursday morning.

  • Persimmons ripening early this year

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    The pear and apple orchard has been picked clean for the season: some are now applesauce and others dried and sitting patiently on the shelf until the dead of winter (we are not allowed to eat them until all fresh are eaten!)

  • Tell City native Nick Schneider coming to Blue Heron with photo exhibit

    ROCKY POINT – Tell City native Nick Schneider is bringing a photo exhibit to Blue Heron Winery at Rocky Point in Perry County on Saturday, Sept. 23.

    The exhibit will  be open during the Wine Over Water concert featuring bluegrass band, Carrie Lyn and the Twine Getup.

    Schneider specializes in photo images of old barns, wildlife, nature, landscapes and as well as historic buildings. His work has been featured at several art and craft shows, festivals, an art gallery and winery.