Today's News

  • Tell City stymies North Posey for 17th win

    Sports EDITOR Emeritus
    TELL CITY – Tell City played its usual suffocating defense and outplayed North Posey in every other aspect as well to trounce the Vikings 63-28 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City improved to 17-5 for its most wins in a season in 41 years, since the 1977-78 squad finished 18-3.
    The Marksmen outshot the Vikings from the field 50.0 percent to 20.9 percent, outrebounded them 32-22 - including 18-4 in the second half, had 13 assists, and committed only seven turnovers.

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  • Community Events; Feb. 18

    Soup supper at The Depot Friday


    TELL CITY – The William Tell Center will host a soup supper at The Depot on Friday, Feb. 22, from 4 to 6 p.m., eat in or carry out. Cost is $5. Menu includes chili or chicken soup, hot dog or smoked Polish sausage, chips, crackers, drink and dessert.


    Writers workshop set for Tuesday


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  • Ladies Lenten prayer coffees begin March 9

    TELL CITY – The 2018 Ladies Lenten Prayer Coffees will begin on Saturday, March 9. The Coffees are open for all women and girls. The Coffees begin at 9 a.m. and run until 10 a.m. There will be refreshments served followed by a short program. An offering will be taken each morning and at the last coffee, those attending will select a local charity to receive the offering.

  • Casino night at St. Augustine March 9

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold will have a casino night on Saturday, March 9. Registration starts at 5 p.m., tournament starts at 6 p.m. Games will be Texas Hold-em and euchre.

    Tournaments will follow Robert’s Rules of poker. Texas Hold-em has a $40 buy-in with unlimited $20 add-ons for the first two hours. Euchre tournament has a one-time $5 buy-in. Reservations are available and limited to first 50 players for Texas Hold-em.

    Available concessions will be burgers, pulled pork, creek fries, desserts, soft drinks and water.

  • Glory Bees open house March 15

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, a ministry of Fist Baptist Church, is now enrolling students for the 2019-20 school year. Glory Bees will hold an open house on Friday, march 15, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The preschool is located at Tell City First Baptist Church at 802 13th St. Prospective students and their families are invited to tour the facility and meet the staff.

  • Ribbon cutting welcoming CPA Wes Terry Feb. 21

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber welcomes Certified Public Accountant Wes Terry as one of the newest businesses in the community. His office is 707 Main St., Tell City. An open house will take place from 11 a.m. to noon with ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 707 Main St.

  • Alvey retires from Home Mutual Insurance Board after 26 years

    TELL CITY – Byron Alvey was presented a plaque honoring his 26 years of service to the board of directors at the 142nd annual policyholders meeting of the Home Mutual Insurance Company on Saturday, Jan. 19.

    Alvey was elected to the board of directors of Home Mutual at the annual meeting in January 1993. In addition to his duties as director, Alvey also served as vice president of the company.

    Alvey, a retired plant engineer from Domtar, resides in Tell City with his wife, Lucy. 

  • Tell City’s TCE dilemma

    “Who is driving this bus?”

    That’s a question Tell City Mayor Jim Adams likes to use during meetings when it comes to agenda items that someone other than himself will introduce. That’s usually the clerk-treasurer, city attorney, council member or department head.

    A year into Tell City’s nightmare with General Electric and the contaminant trichloroethelyne, or TCE, we aren’t quite sure who is driving the bus.