• Community Events; June 22

    Ohio Valley Tractor Club today


    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley tractor club will hold their next meeting this Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at the Branchville Clubhouse.


    Leopold 175th planning session Wednesday


    LEOPOLD – The group planning the Leopold 175th celebration will hold an organizational meeting Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Leopold Park. The public is welcome.


  • Scales to attend journalism conference in nation’s capital

    FAIRFAX, Va. – Kacie Scales, a student at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, has been selected to represent Tell City as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2017 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. The conference will be held July 9-14.

    Scales joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Scales was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

  • William Tell Elementary releases honor rolls for fourth nine weeks

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School has released the honor rolls for its fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.


  • Tots Lots Preschool plans open house

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool will host an open house Wednesday, June 28, beginning at 6 p.m. Refreshments and activities will be provided. The evening will give parents a chance to ask questions, meet the teachers and let students begin to interact with their future classmates. For more information, contact Tots Lots at totslotspre@gmail.com.

  • Nix earns doctorate at Loyola University Chicago School of Law

    TELL CITY – Mariah Nix received her juris doctorate with a certificate in advocacy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law May 13, 2017. While at Loyola, Nix was on the dean’s list, was a member of the ABA Client Counseling Team, Business Law Society and Women’s Law Society, and continues to be a member of the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.

  • Owen proud of career in TC schools

    Spending the last three-plus decades in Tell City Schools’ classrooms, special education teacher April Owen has retired.

    Earning a degree from Indiana State University, she began teaching special education in 1984 at Springs Valley Jr.-Sr. High School, from where she herself graduated.  Own spent two years there before being hired on to teach at Tell City Junior High in 1986. From there, she transitioned  to the newly formed junior-senior high when the middle school closed.   

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High School releases honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the final nine weeks grading period of the 2016-17 school year.

  • William Tell Elementary’s Mayden retiring

    After a 32-year career as a music teacher, Debra Mayden spent the last few months saying goodbyes to colleagues and students as she prepared for retirement from Tell City Schools. She began her tenure educating first through fifth-graders at Newman Elementary in 1985.

    It was while at that school that Mayden encountered a few of her most fond memories.

  • DAR award ceremony highlights two TC scholars

    TELL CITY – Two Tell City High School students were big winners at the Daughters of the American Revolution awards ceremonies at the Marriott Convention Center in Indianapolis over the past weekend. The awards were won in competition with all high schools in the State of Indiana.

  • TCHS Class of 2017 scholarships

    TELL CITY – The Class of 2017 at Tell City High School earned more than $1.3 million in scholarships and academic honors. Seniors were honored during an honors ceremony May 21 in the high school auditorium.  Awards are listed by scholarship, recipient and, when available, the amount.

    Hughes Owen Memorial Scholarship, Emma Kohnert and David Teague, $5,200 per year, renewable for four years.

    Amos and Jeannete Rippy Memorial Scholarship, Nick Stahly, $2,000 renewable for four years.