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Today's News

  • District may begin collecting shingles

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Recycling Management district is looking at the possibility of accepting roofing shingles, its board of directors heard at a regular meeting Sept. 26.

    Lynn Rice, a member of the district’s advisory board, reported they were examining requirements and methods for recycling the roofing material.

  • Derby Community Association donates playground project

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  • SIRS annual meeting honors employees

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Inc. annual corporation meeting was held at the Ramada Inn Conference Center Sept. 19. This year, SIRS celebrates 45 years of continuous, quality services to people with disabilities, organizers said.

  • Library board approves budget

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library Board of Directors approved the library’s 2014 budget at its Oct. 2 meeting.

    A public hearing held Sept. 4 brought no members of the public for comment and Library Director John Mundy said the county council approved the budget at its budget review Sept. 16.

    Library-board members had the final budget sheet in front of them Wednesday and no final discussion was held. The budget passed unanimously.

  • Cooperation key in teacher contracts

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – The nearly 100 members of the Tell City-Troy Township Classroom Teachers Association and members of the school board have reached an agreement on a one-year contract. The board voted Thursday to approve its language, following ratification by teachers earlier in the week.

    Both sides praised the spirit of cooperation they said characterized the negotiation process leading up to the approval.

  • Social news, Oct. 7

    ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  3 For All Band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

    TELL CITY AMERICAN LEGION
    hosts bingo games every Tuesday at the post home. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the first game will begin at 7 p.m.

  • Peter shoots 104 in girls regional

    MONTGOMERY—Tell City’s Addie Peter struggled on the front nine as she shot 104 in the IHSAA girls golf sectional Saturday.
    “Addie had some trouble with the front nine,” said Tell City Coach Amber Thomas. “She just didn't get any breaks, and ended up with a 57.
    “She was able to shake off the front nine, and she ended up with a good back nine with a 47.
    “Her 18-hole round was a 104, just one stroke more than her qualifying regional score during the sectional.”

  • Cannelton falls to Hornets, Braves

    CANNELTON—Mikah Hemmings made five kills, three digs and two blocks but Cannelton lost to Medora 25-9, 25-13, 25-11 in volleyball Friday.
    Melissa Clausen also made three digs and Jordyn Vogt added two kills. Nicole Harris and Makala Kellems each had two assists.
    “It seems we play strong in small spurts but lose momentum and confidence when we make an error or fall behind,” said Cannelton Coach Bridget Bruggeman.
    Brenna Floyd made 16 kills as host Tecumseh, ranked fifth in the state in Class A, beat Cannelton 25-6, 25-6, 25-6 Tuesday.

  • Marksmen win 2 of 3 matches

    PETERSBURG—Logan Flannagan made 16 kills and two blocks as Tell City beat Pike Central 25-13, 25-17, 25-8 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Kassidie Hayes added seven kills and Emma Kohnert and Cassie Bryant each made five.
    Hayes had 18 assists and Natalie Peter added 17.
    Kohnert made five blocks, including two solos, and Mary Steen added two. Bryant made 22 digs and Madison Schuetter added 13.
    Tell City split two matches Saturday, beating Vincennes Lincoln 25-19, 25-18 but losing to Mount Vernon 25-17, 25-21.

  • PC 11th, TC 12th at Bedford

    BEDFORD—Aaron Pierrard placed 10th among 183 runners to lead Perry Central to 11th place in Bedford North Lawrence’s boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    Avon won the 27-team race with 52 points. Perry Central scored 298 and Tell City, which had beaten the Commodores in recent races, was 12th with 321.
    “We had a pretty good day and I think Tell City had a little bit of an off day,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.