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Today's News

  • Veterans groups plan weekend services

    PERRY COUNTY –  On Monday, May 28, the nation will observe Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

  • Big Rome festival Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The small community of Rome plans a big showcase of its history, heritage and civic spirit Saturday as the first beer, wine and music festival takes place from noon to 10 p.m.

    The day will include live music, beer and wine tasting and food.

    Musical acts will include the Gibson Family, Ralph Terry and his Cannelcade of Music and the regional band Insulated Music.

  • City seeking proposals for Seventh Street property

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Requests for proposals seeking development ideas for city-owned property along Seventh Street in Tell City are being mailed to nearly 20 developers this month. The city hopes one of the proposals will be chosen, providing a blueprint for future housing in the city’s center.

  • Illinois recycler eyes Troy site

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TROY – A Danville, Ill.-based company hopes to locate a recycling business in the Troy Industrial Park, bringing with it new jobs and increased utility revenue for the town’s electric utility.

  • Agreement reached on power provider for hospital

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Electric Department has paid Southern Indiana Power $500,000 for the permanent right to provide power to Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    The agreement, which was negotiated before the Tell City Common Council voted May 7 to end its efforts to annex more than 1,700 acres, comes after the city utility constructed infrastructure to serve the hospital, which was built and opened during the period of time that annexation was being disputed in court.

  • Crowning achievements in pageant winner’s success

    TELL CITY – Miss Schweizer Fest pre-teen 2017 winner Graci Senn has developed a love for and competitive drive to exhibit her skills in local and upcoming national pageants. The outgoing and energetic 12-year-old from Tell City has already generated an impressive run of crowning achievements at pageantry contests.

  • Tell City fifth in PAC golf

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 84 to make all-conference and lead Tell City to fifth place in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Tell City shot 371, one stroke more than fourth-place Gibson Southern.
    Heritage Hills shot 341 to win the conference for the 10th year in a row.
    Fest tied for sixth overall, and the top eight make all-conference.
    He was consistent, shooting 42 on the front nine and 42 on the back nine.
    He birdied the No. 18 hole.

  • Tell City falls to Raiders, Patriots

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored four runs in the sixth inning to break open a close game and beat Tell City 9-3 in PAC baseball Tuesday.
    The game was completed Tuesday after being suspended after four innings last Thursday due to lightning.
    “When the game started on Thursday we had a few errors that caused us to fall behind,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “Once we resumed play on Tuesday, I thought we played much better and our energy was better.

  • Schuetter one-hits North Harrison

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter pitched a one-hitter as Tell City crushed North Harrison 10-0 in softball Saturday.
    Schuetter struck out 11 and walked one in the five-inning game.
    “Morgan pitched a great game,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Her off-speed pitches were working extremely well, causing the Cougars to struggle at the plate.
    “She did a good job mixing her pitches today.

  • PC 7th, TC 10th in girls sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City’s Kammie Jo Hayes won the shot put and Perry Central’s Claire Davis qualified for the regional in both throwing events at the Perry Central girls track sectional Tuesday.
    The local teams did not fare so well in team standings, with Perry Central finishing seventh with 38 points and Tell City 10th with 21 in the 10-team meet.
    Southridge won with 128.