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Today's News

  • ATTC grows again

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – ATTC Manufacturing representative Jeff Jones requested yet another in a growing number of tax abatements helping the company as it adds equipment to its assembly lines and people to its workforce.

    He told the county council at a regular meeting July 24 the latest addition will be a flexible machining system worth $750,000. It will require the addition of two jobs, increasing payroll by $50,000, Jones said.

  • Family putting pieces together after fire

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A Saturday fire left a Tell City family working to pick up the pieces. The fire at Sam and Tara Throgmorton’s home at 1419 Fulton St. broke out Saturday afternoon and was likely caused by an extension cord running to a window air-conditioning unit, Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne said.

    The family was not at home at the time and no one was injured. However, much of the home was heavily damaged.

  • Lawyer: TIF supports economic growth

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “The businesses we attracted with TIF money have been going gangbusters,” county attorney Chris Goffinet said in giving an annual report to the county council July 24.

    TIF stands for tax-increment financing, a tool communities use to promote economic development. It allows the diversion of property-tax revenue to improve the area from which it’s collected.

  • State’s high court rules in favor of Cannelton woman

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS – The criminal case against Molly Gray has logged a lot of miles, from the byways of Cannelton to the halls of the state’s highest court.

    The case was settled this summer in her favor after justices upheld a lower court’s ruling that the search of her vehicle that led to her arrest was not justified and violated her rights against unreasonable search and seizure.

  • Crash injures two at 12th and Tell streets

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  • Chinn will be paid for accrued vacation time

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Over the objections of two board members, Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. trustees voted Tuesday to pay Assistant to the Superintendent Bruce Chinn $37,800 in vacation time he accrued years ago and wants paid for when or before he retires next year.

  • Perry Central fall schedules

    Varsity Football
    August
    15    Southridge/Scr    A    7:00
    22    Tell City    H    7:00
    29    Forest Park    H      6:30
    September
    5    Crawford Co    H    6:30
    12    Paoli    A    6:30
    19    Tecumseh HC    H    7:00

  • Soccer team lacks numbers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City boys soccer coach Austin Fischer doesn’t have to worry about any reserves grumbling about lack of playing time this season.
    He does have to worry about injuries, fatigue, bad grades, suspensions or anything else that could sideline players, though, as he has only 11—the number that start a game—on his roster.
    “We’re still looking for more,” Fischer said Thursday, “but our first game is Tuesday.

  • Tell City tennis team gunning for sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Castle has won this area’s boys tennis sectional 20 years in a row, but Tell City is taking aim at ending that streak this season.
    The Marksmen have won nine dual matches each of the last two years, going 9-5 last year and winning a tourney at Heritage Hills. They lost to Castle 4-1 in the sectional championship match.
    The last time they won more than nine dual matches was 2002, but that is one of their goals this year.

  • Bulldogs have young, small volleyball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton returns only two starters from last year’s 2-22 volleyball team, but Coach Ashley Chapman is counting on quickness and strong digging to lead to improvement.
    Chapman, who was the team’s assistant coach the last two years, had only six players two weeks ago but is up to nine now, though only eight will have enough practices in to be eligible for Tuesday’s season opener.