Today's News

  • United Way Youth Day of Caring will return Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – United Way of Perry County will sponsor its community-wide Youth Day of Caring Nov. 3. Junior and senior high school age youth from churches, schools, Scout, 4-H and other groups are invited to assist local nonprofit organizations in the community.

  • Herzog resumes role as fire chief in Cannelton

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Chris Herzog has resumed the role he left in 2006 as Cannelton’s fire chief, Mayor Mary Snyder reported at a regular common-council meeting Sept. 9.

    As the News reported Sept. 2, the mayor announced at an Aug. 12 meeting of the city’s board of public works and safety that John Young III had submitted his resignation as chief and she would appoint a replacement after talking to other firefighters. Young would continue to serve as a firefighter, she also said.

  • Parks board discusses ways to find funding

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – With the county’s budget strapped, the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department spent most of Wednesday’s meeting discussing ways to find other possible sources of funding for some of its projects.

  • Bound for a new home

    Employees of Stephen Edwards Building Movers make quick work of moving a former schoolhouse Monday from Millstone to a new home at the Shubael Little Pioneer Village near Rocky Point.

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  • United Way launches 2013 campaign


    TELL CITY – On the heels of a successful campaign last year, United Way of Perry County has launched its 2013 effort to collect $130,000. Money raised this fall through pledges will fund community services provided by nearly 20 groups.

    Wendi Rich and Chad James are co-chairing this year’s campaign and look forward to sharing the story of United Way with individuals and groups. Rich works for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. and James is employed by ATTC.

  • Council approves revitalization plan

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Promoting economic growth is the primary goal of a revitalization plan accepted by the Cannelton Common Council at a regular meeting Sept. 9.

  • Roos to launch book in Ireland Sept. 29

    IRELAND—Tell City graduate Mike Roos will launch his book on Ireland High School’s 1962-63 basketball season with a reading and book signing at the Ireland Elementary gymnasium Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. Perry County time.
    Former NBA Coach of the Year Del Harris, who faced Ireland that season as Dale’s coach, will be a special guest speaker. Longtime Evansville sportscaster Mike Blake will emcee the launch, which is free and open to the public.

  • Bosse tops Tell City in defensive battle

    EVANSVILLE—Bosse shut out Tell City for the first 79 minutes and beat the Marksmen 2-1 in boys soccer Wednesday.
    Eli Reed scored Tell City’s goal in the final minute on an assist from Grant Bolin.
    Reed Goffinet made 22 saves in goal for Tell City and other defenders made 10 saves.
    But the Marksmen got only eight shots on goal.
    “It was a very physical game,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer.
    Tell City, 1-7, will host Northeast Dubois today at 5 p.m.

  • Tell City runs tennis win streak to five matches

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the top two singles matches and No. 2 doubles to beat Pike Central 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    That was the Marksmen’s third win in three days and fifth in a row as they raised their record to 5-2 in the PAC and 6-3 overall.
    “This was probably the best we played as a team all year,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer. “From top to bottom, I was extremely proud of our play tonight. Pike Central is a solid, well-coached team; therefore, this is a good win for us.
    “It’s been a tiring, hot week, but the gentlemen worked hard and had positive outcomes.”

  • Commodores’ defense stops Tell City’s attack

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong defense, including improved blocking the last two games, helped Perry Central defeat Tell City 25-21, 25-16, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.