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Today's News

  • Work to begin on newest floodwall mural

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society has announced plans to begin work on a new mural at the floodwall opening and Humboldt Street.

    The mural will depict the history of Tell City woodworking. Funding for the mural was donated by Tony and Nena Hauenstein Manci in memory of the Hauenstein, Ahlf and Snyder families.

    “The Hauenstein, Ahlf and Snyder families have long been associated as well as benefited from the fruits of the talented and hardworking furniture industry laborers,” Nena said.

  • 4-H fair set for 2014 kickoff

    TELL CITY – Local 4-H’ers have a few more days to put the finishing touches on their projects but the opening events of this year’s Perry County 4-H Fair will kick off tonight. This year’s 4-H fair demolition derby is set for Saturday evening.

    The 2014 4-H Queen and Junior Miss Contest will begin at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds. Four candidates, Isabel Adams, Mackenzie Flamion, Kendall Hauser and Aqualia Parker,  are vying for this year’s 4-H Fair Queen title. Junior Miss candidates are Skylar Parker and Lacey Peter.

  • Police: No evidence of attempt to abduct child

    TELL CITY – Tell City Police Lt. Alan Malone said officers are continuing to investigate a report of suspicious activity Monday evening in the 900 block of 22nd Street but said, contrary to rumors circulating Tuesday, there is no evidence of an attempted child abduction.

  • County man killed in early morning crash

    MOUNT PLEASANT – An early-morning crash on Onido Road in northeast Perry County claimed the life of a 25-year-old father of three.

    According to the Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Steven J. Kellems died of multiple injuries sustained when his vehicle left the roadway, struck a utility pole and rolled several times. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Kratzer, the investigation is continuing and it was not immediately known why the vehicle left the roadway. The call to police was placed at 3:23 a.m.

  • Crystal Slunder award

    Mary Steen (right) of the Ohio Valley Gas team is the winner of the 2014 Crystal Slunder Mental Attitude Award in the Tell City Girls Softball League. The award is presented annually to a 16-year-old in the league to honor the memory of a former league player. League coaches voted on the award. Presenting the award to Steen Tuesday is Slunder’s daughter, Kelsey Nash.

  • Cash Waggner reaches finals of age-13-16 playoff tourney

    TELL CITY—Brooke Lasher and Jennifer Trujillo combined to pitch a no-hitter as Cash Waggner beat Webb Wheel Products 15-0 Tuesday to advance to the finals of Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney.
    The other semifinal game and championship game were rained out and will be played Tuesday.
    Lasher pitched the first three innings against Webb Wheel, striking out six and walking one. She also hit one batter, and two reached base on errors.

  • Dixon & Dixon sweeps titles in age-11-12 girls softball

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Addy Widmer drove in four runs with a homer and single as Dixon & Dixon Auction beat German American Bank 21-16 to win Tell City’s age-11-12 girls softball playoff tourney Monday.
    Dixon & Dixon trailed 14-13 entering the bottom of the fifth inning but scored eight runs that inning to take control.
    Widmer’s three-run, inside-the-park homer to right field and Chloe Sandage’s triple to right were Dixon’s only hits that inning.

  • Davis propels Millstone to title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Reece Davis pitched a no-hitter and hit a home run as Millstone Woodworks beat Ohio Valley Gas 10-0 to win Perry Central’s age-11-12 baseball playoff tourney Saturday.
    Davis struck out 13, walked none, and hit one batter in the five-inning game.
    Evan Underhill reached base on an error by the second baseman and Travis Throgmorton was hit by a pitch in the second inning. But Davis struck out the next three batters to end that threat.

  • Goffinet 1 for 3 as South team sweeps all-star series

    CARMEL—Perry Central’s Sydney Goffinet went 1 for 3 to help the South sweep a doubleheader with the North in Indiana’s annual North-South girls softball senior all-star doubleheader Saturday.

  • Serving on interim committees

    Richard Young
    District 47 State Senator

    Just because the latest session has concluded at the Statehouse doesn’t mean the hard work ends. This summer and fall I have been selected to serve on several interim study committees that will conduct in-depth research and analysis on numerous complex issues facing our state.