Today's News

  • Tell City Visitors Center takes shape

    On track for completion in less than three months, Tell City’s visitors center took shape last week as the structure was framed and given its trusses.

    Here, a crane lifts trusses into place Friday as work continues despite a steady drizzle. Below, Eddie Solis of Mike Lewis and Son Custom Framing of Owensboro, Ky., prepares to grab one of the smaller trusses under sunny skies Thursday afternoon. Concrete curbs were also poured. The $1 million project is being funded by proceeds from the city’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program and state grants.

  • Surveyor candidates tout experience

    TELL CITY – Candidates for Perry County surveyor showcased their experience and desire to work for the property owners of Perry County during an Oct. 18 forum.

    Republican David Lynch and Democrat Zach DeSpain are vying for the office held by Glenn Etienne. The one-term incumbent opted not to seek re-election.

  • Commissioner candidates talk interstate exit development

    Feature Writer
    TELL CITY – Two candidates for the Perry County Commissioners District 1 introduced themselves to voters and answered questions posed to them at a political forum held Oct. 18 at the Knights of Columbus building in Tell City.
    The two men running for the position are incumbent Democrat Bill Amos and Republican Brian Steen.

    Bill Amos

  • Three vie for school board seats

    Staff Writer
    TELL CITY – Prospective school-board members for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. took to the podium Oct. 18 at a candidate’s forum held at the Knights of Columbus. During a question-and-answer session moderated by News Editor Vince Luecke, three challengers, Randy Cole, Larry Kleeman and Rick May, discussed their ideas and platforms as to how they could help guide the school corporation if elected.

  • His Witness Southern gospel group reuniting Sunday

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church invites the public to a reunion concert of the Southern gosepel group His Witness. Its members have not sang together for almost 25 years.

  • Linton's passing, quickness pose challenge for Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LINTON—Last year Perry Central traveled to Linton-Stockton for a first-round Class A football sectional game with the Miners, who were undefeated and ranked No. 3 in the state.
    The picture has changed little this year. Perry Central will play the Miners, who are 10-0 and ranked No. 2 in the state, in a second-round game Friday at 7 p.m. And again the game is at Linton, the eighth consecutive time these two have met in the sectional that the game was there (they played at Perry Central only once, back in 1997).

  • Hayes makes All-PAC for third straight year

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes became the first Tell City player to make all-conference in volleyball three times when she was named to the All-PAC team by conference coaches Monday.
    Two other Tell City seniors also made the 14-girl team: Charissa Lahee as a setter and Stori Beard as a defensive specialist.
    Tell City won the conference for the second year in a row with an 8-0 record.

  • Braves oust Bulldogs

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton couldn’t get its spiking attack going as it lost to Tecumseh 25-9, 25-5, 25-9 in the first round of Tecumseh’s Class A volleyball sectional Saturday.

  • Peter qualifies for state meet third straight year

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central senior Cathryn Peter qualified for the state cross country meet for the third year in a row with her performance in the Brown County semistate Saturday.
    But neither Perry Central team advanced. The top six teams of each gender’s 20-team field qualified for state, but Perry Central finished seventh in the boys race and 13th in the girls race.
    The top 15 individuals also advanced. Peter placed 12th in the girls race in 19:00.2, her best time ever.

  • Frontline depth helps Tell City defeat PC

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Strong frontline play by McKenzie Hayes, Logan Flannagan and Kassidie Hayes helped Tell City beat Perry Central 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 in the Class 2A volleyball sectional semifinals Saturday afternoon.
    “I told them if Logan and Kassidie are on, we have a great chance of winning, and they played their hearts out,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.
    McKenzie Hayes made 17 kills, Flannagan nine kills and two solo blocks, and Kassidie Hayes six kills and one block.