Today's News

  • Commodores overtake Rangers

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet made 23 kills and Grace James had 51 assists as Perry Central beat Forest Park 22-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-14 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Perry Central led only 14-11 in the final game before Brittany Parker served four points, including two consecutive aces, to increase the lead.
    James served the last five points of the match, including two with the help of power kills by Goffinet.

  • COLUMN: It’s time for an intervention

    Center for Congress

    The American public has lost patience with Washington. The question is, now what?

    Congress is unable to do its job. It displays neither competence nor responsibility. It lurches – reeling from crisis to crisis, each one self-manufactured in an effort to postpone the reckoning from some earlier crisis. It shut the government down over a temporary budget.

  • ‘Will Read (and sing) for Food’ at TCHS Sunday

    TELL CITY – “Guaranteed gut-busting laughs and great music are in store for you to help raise money for Catholic Charities in Tell City.” 

    That’s how organizers of an upcoming fundraiser bill the Sunday appearance of Tell City native Scott Saalman and his Will Read (and sing) For Food Players. Based in Dubois County, the group will perform a public show at 5:30 p.m., Sunday at the Tell City High School auditorium. The show offers a unique blend of humor essays and live music, organizers said.

  • Winter-weather watchers mourn loss of Dick Frymire

    IRVINGTON, Ky. – Dick Frymire’s forecasts were a treat people looked forward to every fall and the News had received several calls and emails in recent weeks asking if we had already published the Irvington man’s predictions.

  • Most offices open Columbus Day

    PERRY COUNTY – Federal offices will be closed Monday in observance of the Columbus Day holiday, regardless of whether the budget impasse in the nation’s capital has been resolved.

    State offices will also be closed and all Bureau of Motor Vehicles license branches will be closed Saturday through Monday.

    City offices in Cannelton and Tell City will be open Monday and there will be no change in trash pickup. County offices will also be open. There will be no mail delivered Monday and a one-day delay in delivery of that day’s News.

  • Hydrant flushing Oct. 17-18 in Troy

    TROY – Troy Water Utility will flush hydrants Oct. 17-18. Customers may notice low water pressure and discolored water when flushing is under way in their area.

  • Water outage Thursday on Ninth Street

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will replace a valve at the intersection of Ninth and Jefferson streets today.

    Residents in the 600, 700 and 800 blocks of Ninth Street will experience loss of water beginning at the approximately noon and lasting several hours.

    The outage will affect customers on both sides of the street.

    Utility Superintendent Dale Poole said he thanks customers for their understanding.

  • Troy cleanup Oct. 17-18

    TROY – The town of Troy will hold its annual fall cleanup Oct. 17-18. All items must be at the curbside by 7 a.m. Oct. 17. The regular trash route through town will be followed and there will be no backtracking.

    No batteries, items with Freon, tires or regular household trash will be accepted. Paint cans left out must be emptied.

    A $10 fee will be assessed for each large item left for pickup.

    Charges must be paid at the utility office prior to pickup dates and a receipt must be attached to the item for pick up.

  • Honoring Mayor Walter Hagedorn

    Resolution of Remembrance and Respect

    Mayor Walter R. Hagedorn

    Whereas, Walter R. Hagedorn served with distinction as Mayor of the City of Tell City from 1964 to 1988, where he devoted his life to the betterment of our community; and

    Whereas, in addition to his service as Mayor, he also served as President of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns in 1975-1976; and

  • Unwanted medicines will be collected Oct. 26

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Recycling Management District and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years Oct. 26 to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

    Take your medications for disposal to the Tell City Fire Station in Tell City or the Family Practice Clinic near Leopold between 8 a.m. and noon, they urge, for free and anonymous disposal.