Today's News

  • Marksmen win two games in a row

    LYNNVILLE—Five players each drove in two runs as Tell City slugged Tecumseh 15-9 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Reed Goffinet, Travis Burchett, Nick Smith, Jarrett Hawhee and Tanner Straneva each had two hits and two RBIs as the Marksmen amassed their highest run total of the season except for a 22-0 win over Cannelton.
    Burchett and Hawhee each had a double.
    Gant Miller added a triple and a single as he drove in one run and scored two.

  • Ingle qualifies for Boston with Derby marathon time

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Donovan Ingle, a 2015 Tell City graduate, placed eighth  among 1,811 runners in the Kentucky Derby Festival marathon April 30.

  • TC Water Department coninues search for leak

    UPDATE : The Perry County Health Department has warned if the source of a water leak cannot be found and isolated, all Tell City restaurants may be required to close their doors.


    Stand by for more info.



  • Perry County’s own ‘Bison-tennial’ bison arrives
  • Rupp-Cronin

    Whisper Rupp and Hunter Cronin of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The outside ceremony will take place May 28, 2016, at 2 p.m. on a family farm in Leavenworth. An outside reception is to follow in the same location.

    Rupp is the daughter of Amanda Greenwell of Tobinsport. Cronin is the son of John and Kathy Cronin of Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is a student at Perry Central High School, where she will graduate May 29. She will attend Vincennes University to become a physical therapist assistant.

  • Local church plans to open new food pantry


    Feature Writer


    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church of Christ, in Tell City, will host a food pantry, beginning Sunday, May 15. The pantry will open each Sunday at 9:30 p.m.

    Church member Darren Echterling will run the pantry, with help from a few fellow church members, including his wife.

    Echterling said organizers have been collecting pantry items since January in order to build up the inventory. “We don’t want to send anyone away hungry,” said Echterling.

  • Moose Lodge scholarship winner announced

    TELL CITY – The winner of the 2016 Moose Lodge Scholarship is Tell City Junior-Senior High School senior Austin Groves.

    There is still an R. Robert Dale scholarship available to high school juniors. Applications for that scholarship are available at the Moose Lodge and are due by June 30.

  • Champions’ will, Olympic hearts

    TELL CITY – Shouts of encouragement and smiles of enjoyment were plentiful during the 2016 Perry County Special Olympics, held Saturday, May 7, at Legion Field in Tell City.

  • Those who know Congress are shaking their heads

    Lee Hamilton

    Guest Columnist


    I had the good fortune last week to spend some time in Washington, D.C. with about a dozen former members of Congress. As you’d expect, we got to talking about the current Congress. Very quickly, it turned out that the same question was troubling all of us: Why is it held in such low public esteem?

  • Community Events; May 12 Twilight

    Towers yard sale May 21


    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7 a.m. The event will take place in the dining room, located at 1648 10th St. in Tell City.

    There will also be a biscuits and gravy breakfast. The cost for breakfast is $2 for a full order and $1 for a half order. Coffee, milk and orange juice will cost 50 cents. There will also be a bake sale and quilt fundraiser. Everyone is welcome.