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  • Car show to return to Schweizer Fest Aug. 9

    TELL CITY – This year’s Schweizer Fest will include a car show. Oakwood Health Campus will sponsor the event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in the St. Paul Catholic Church parking lot. Winners will be chosen by voting ballot and announced at 4 p.m.

    To register a car or motorcycle, call 547-2333 or send email to jennifercoyle@oakwoodhs.com.

  • 50s band to rock Edelweiss Ball

    “The Fabulous 50s Edelweiss Ball Aug. 2 at the Schergens Center will feature The Mystical Melody Kings,” according to member Danny Bolin, second from left. With him from the left are Kenny Hasty, Stan LaGrange and Kelly Clark, who will play “nothing but the top hits from the 50s,” he added. The fundraising event, sponsored by the Perry County Museum, will kick off Schweizer Fest activities. The ticket price of $50 per person includes a meal, souvenir glass and the dance. For tickets, call Brandi Hess at 549-5954, Lena Joyal at 619-0708 or Bolin at 719-1874.

  • Represent!


    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County commissioners honored a request at their regular meeting July 7 for Tara Damin to serve as the county’s representative on the National Association of Counties Rural Action Caucus.

    “Currently there’s nobody from the state of Indiana on this board,” she told them. “Basically, they are the voice of America’s counties, and they go to bat for us, the rural counties, in getting funding for roads, bridges (and for) future development.”

  • June brings better port traffic



    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – June “was a much better month,” Kevin Teague reported to the Perry County Port Authority Board of Directors at a regular meeting July 8.

  • Who says go-kart racing’s not exciting?

    Gordy Ransom walked away from a spill he took during Friday’s go-kart races at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds.

  • Council finalizes tax abatement for ATTC


    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the county council unanimously adopted June 26 a confirming resolution finalizing their part in approving a tax abatement for ATTC Manufacturing.

  • Princeton, Rockport likely favorites in Legion regional

    ROCKPORT – A winnable opening game will likely give way to a stiff challenge for Rockport in the American Legion Baseball regional.
    Post 254, which is hosting the four-team, double-elimination tourney, will open against Jasper at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. The game will follow the opening tilt between Washington and defending state champion Princeton, which begins at 4.
    Play will continue the next day, with the game-one losers facing off at 4 p.m. and the winners meeting at 7:30.

  • TC players help Rockport rout Jasper

    JASPER – Two Tell City players had two RBIs to help lead Rockport to a 19-6 American Legion baseball rout over Jasper Wednesday.

  • Cash Waggner explodes in 13-16 playoffs

    TELL CITY – Cash Waggner exploded for 10 runs in the fourth inning to trounce Legacy Financial Services 17-6 in the Tell City Girls Softball League’s age-13-16 playoff tourney finals Wednesday.

  • Crockett – Jarboe

    Brianna Crockett of Bristow and Michael Jarboe of Derby were joined in marriage during an afternoon ceremony June 7, 2014, at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Bristow.

    The bride is the daughter of Bill and Kim Crockett of Bristow and the groom is the son of Mike and Kathy Jarboe of Derby.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Timothy Sweeney.