Today's News

  • Legion hopes to reunite flags with veterans’ families

    These flags in wooden cases were found recently in a former storage area in the rear of the Perry County Animal Shelter. They were given to Cannelton American Legion Post 142 by the shelter’s staff.

    According to Legion member Dan Hayden, the flags were originally presented to family members at the veterans’ funerals. Two flags likely means they were presented to separate veterans, he said. One case holds dog tags with the name of Theodore John Boksa.

  • Glory Bees Preschool enrolling for 2014-15 school year

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, a Christian-based school established in 1986, is currently accepting applications for the 2014-15 school year. Glory Bees students participate in a variety of learning activities using Learning Through Play, a teaching method and philosophy with the concept that children learn best when they are having fun.

    Students will be introduced to Christian character-development, math, science, art, music, phonetic introduction to letters, manners and cooking.

  • Community Events

    Ghost Hunters offer novice hunt Saturday
    TELL CITY – Tell City Ghost Hunters will  sponsor a novice hunt from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Feb. 8 at the Perry County Museum and the Old Cannelton Gym.

    Novice hunts are designed for individuals who are interested in paranormal activity but are not a part of an organized team. The event is sponsored by Tell City Ghost Hunters, an experienced team. They will have equipment for participants to use.

  • Damin earns Ph.D in analytical chemistry

    OXFORD, Ohio – Craig A. Damin successfully completed the requirements for a doctoral degree in analytical chemistry from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The Ph.D. program typically requires five to six years of post-baccalaureate work focusing on course work, seminars and written and oral exams.

    Completion of the program requires passing a final oral examination and submitting a dissertation based on original research.

    Damin was hooded by his research advisor during the fall commencement ceremony Dec. 13.

  • Trojan girls roll past Bulldogs

    OAKLAND CITY—Cannelton hit only 2 of 16 shots from the field in an 87-19 girls basketball loss to Wood Memorial Friday.
    The Trojans hit 55.4 percent (36 of 65) from the field and outrebounded the Bulldogs 24-6.
    “That’s probably one of the better teams I’ve seen for a while,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “They play man-to-man defense and really get after you.
    “They also used some diamond press and man-to-man pressure.
    “They’d sub in five girls at a time and lose nothing when they sub.”

  • Chinn got TC girls cross country running

    Like the others who will be inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Katie Chinn accomplished things that no one else in school history and few in southern Indiana have.
    But she did it with a team that was still in its infancy.
    In 1999 she became only the fourth girl to win two events in one track sectional, but that team had been in existence more than 25 years.
    It was in girls cross country that she helped a third-year team become one of the best in southern Indiana in just its third year of existence.

  • Free workshops offered on special education process

    TELL CITY – A group of workshops and training will be offered by Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs for those wishing for more information about Special Education practices.

    Special Education 101, will provide an overview with an emphasis on the parent's role in the process, dispute resolution options for parents and the importance of building good relationships. Information about setting up your child’s home file will also be covered.

  • Trojans zap Cannelton

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial hit five three-pointers as it jumped to a 21-0 lead en route to beating Cannelton 81-42 in boys basketball Friday.
    Cannelton opened the game in a 2-3 zone defense, but the Trojans found open perimeter shooters on the wings, in the corners, and at the top of the key.
    Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett said the Trojans did not shoot that well in games he saw on tape, “but defensive pressure was there. We didn’t get there.
    “We’re lazy in our zone, so we went back to man-to-man in the second half.

  • Local businesses needed for fight against cancer

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society urges local businesses to help finish the fight against cancer in their communities by becoming sponsors of Relay For Life.

    Cancer touches everyone and statistics show one in three women and one in two men will develop cancer in their lifetime. 

    Involvement in Relay For Life is a way for companies to demonstrate their commitment to help the American Cancer Society transform cancer from deadly to treatable and from treatable to preventable.

  • Taller Ohio County too much for Tell City

    Sports Correspondent

    HARTFORD, Ky.—Tell City hit only 35.8 percent from the floor in a 77-52 boys basketball loss to Ohio County Friday night.
    The Marksmen kept is close in the first quarter as Gant Miller and Drew Mowery made three-point baskets to tie the score at 6-6.
    But Ohio County then used its height to its advantage, going inside to 6-foot-5 B.J. Morse and outside to 6-6 freshman Trace Young.
    Young scored 10 of his 22 points in the first quarter from inside the key to within 6 feet of the goal.