Today's News

  • Marion, Combs lead Tri-County Typhoons at Huntingburg

    HUNTINGBURG—Alden Marion won three events and Kayla Combs achieved five state divisional qualifying times to lead the Tri-County Typhoons in an age-group swimming invitational last weekend.
    Marion won the age-8-and-under boys 50-meter breaststroke in 51.64 seconds, the 50 backstroke in 55.96, and the 100 free in 1:44.46.
    Krissy Kieser placed second in the 9-10 girls 200 free in 2:57.86, the 100 free in 1:24.59, and the 50 free in 38.3.
    Kyndal Holtzman placed second in the 8-and-under girls 50 back in 1:19.79 and the 50 free in 55.08.

  • Davis, Ward win Glen Ress with record score

    TELL CITY—Kevin Davis and Darin Ward shot a record 119 to win the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble by seven strokes last weekend.

  • Rough day at the regional

    Perry Central junior Zach James shot 103 to finish 18th among the 18 golfers who qualified for the regional as individuals in the golf regional at Henryville’s Champions Pointe Golf Club last Thursday.

    “He played pretty well at times - he just had two or three holes that really caused him some problems,” said Dickerson. “Overall he struck the ball halfway decent. It’s just the rough was really, really tough.”

  • Nominations announced for chamber business awards

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has announced nominations for the 2016 Chamber Business Award Dinner scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    Awards will be given in four categories. Nominees by category are:

    Large business: Waupaca Foundry and Perry-Spencer Communications.

    Small Business: Franzman Insurance, Eagles Wings Zipline, Advanced Rehabilitation Inc., River Pointe and Memorial Health Bristow.

  • Community Events; June 16

    Lunch and Learn event June 23


    TELL CITY – The Villas will host a Lunch and Learn session Thursday, June 23, at noon at the Villa Club House. Adaptive Healthcare representatives will discuss services Adaptive delivers in comprehensive home care solutions for the community.

    Adaptive will also hold a free blood-pressure clinic from 9 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the Lunch and Learn.

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  • Cannelton ‘Bike-a-thon’ benefits St. Jude Children’s Hospital

    CANNELTON – On Saturday, May 7, from 9 to 11 a.m., approximately 20 students, parents and staff members rode in Cannelton Elementary’s 39th annual St. Jude’s 10-mile Bike-A-Thon. Students collected donations for around three weeks and were very excited to participate in the Bike-A-Thon and show their support for the kids and families at St. Jude.

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High School releases honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2015-16 school year.


  • Perseverance beyond the track: Teacher recounts her cancer story


    Feature Writer


    TELL CITY – Tell City High School teacher, Katie Weyer’s life has been shaped by cancer. A successful athlete and coach, she now champions for victory over the disease that threatened her livelihood.

    To many, this disease may seem an omen or an inherently negative thing. For a few years of Katie’s life, it was.

    She was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, a disease originating in a certain type of white blood cells, when she was 21 years old.