Today's News

  • Lady Marksmen earn highest marks

    The Scholar Athletic Team for the winter sports season was the Lady Marksmen swim team of Tell City Junior-Senior High School. The award is based on the team with the highest grade point average for that season.

    The team consists of Kassi Peter, Bailey Powell, Sydney Goffinet, Sydney Brown, Derrian Zabel, Savannah Alvey, Sydney Burton, Mary Grace Alvey, Samantha Allen, Claire Bishop and Madison Schuetter. The team is coached by Mike Page. All team members received a certificate and shirt from Renaissance.

  • Students of the Month

    The following Tell City Junior-Senior High School students were chosen as December students of the month.

    From Left to Right: freshman David Teague, sophomore Hannah Scott, junior Donovan Ingle and teacher Nick Weyer. Senior Jackson Davis was working on a car in auto-tech class.

    The students were nominated and chosen by teachers. They received T-shirts, breakfast at Julie's Tell Street Cafe and a $10 Walmart gift-card.

  • Students jump for their hearts, help save lives

    TELL CITY – Students and staff at William Tell Elementary are jumping at the chance to fight heart disease and stroke, our nation’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers.

    The school will host its 35th annual Jump Rope For Heart event Feb. 27 to raise money for the American Heart Association, which funds lifesaving heart and stroke research and community and educational programs for youth. To help students help others by making a donation, call William Tell Elementary at 547-9727 or (800) 242-8721).

    Donations are also accepted online at americanheart.org/jump.

  • Archabbey Relay For Life team trivia night set for March 1

    ST. MEINRAD – The Abbey Press-Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s Relay for Life team will hold its third annual Trivia Night fundraiser March 1. Sign up will begin at 6:30 p.m. and play starts at 7 p.m. at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center dining room in St. Meinrad.

    The event will include an evening of matching of wits. Each team will answer the same questions and may consist of two to four players.

    Participants are invited to organize their own team or may choose to be assigned to a team. The winning team takes home $50.

  • Tell City Church of Christ revival begins Sunday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Church of Christ is pleased to announce Brother Don McGee will be visiting Tell City Sunday through Thursday to hold a revival.

    Brother McGee, founder and director of Crown and Sickle Ministries, is a Vietnam War veteran and retired Louisiana state trooper.

    He was a pastor for 12 years and since 2002, has been an evangelist whose focus is exclusively on Bible prophecy.

    He and his wife Valerie live in a rural area near Amite, La. They have two grown children and three grandchildren.

  • Pet of the week

    GIGI is a special needs 10-month-old spayed female cat that came to the Perry County Animal Shelter with a severe injury that resulted in the loss of her eye. She was treated at the shelter and underwent surgery.

  • Rural News

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — It is good to be able to report some good news for a change. Gloria Collins is improving now at the Heartland Manor Care nursing home in Bloomington, Ill. Her stepdaughter, Darlene, has been calling my brother, Ramon and Connie Thomas with updates on changes. She is in room 187 but her phone number has been changed to (309) 585-3205. She said to tell everyone thanks for the prayers for her.

  • Community Events

    Relay For Life  fundraisers April 17, May 1
    TELL CITY – The Lincoln Hills Relay For Life team will hold a dessert auction from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 17 in the Lincoln Conference room at 302 Main St. in Tell City.

    A yard sale will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. May 1, from 6:30 a.m. to noon May 2 and from 7 to 11 a.m. May 3. The sale will be held at 321 Ninth St.

  • Tim and Sandra Kratzer

    Tim and Sandra Kratzer of Tell City will celebrate their silver anniversary Friday, Feb. 21.

    Mrs. Kratzer is the former Sandra Jane Spencer. They have two daughters, Ashley Kratzer, 24, and Laura Kratzer, 19, both of Tell City.

  • Wesleyan to offer Black History Month program Wednesday

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College will celebrate Black History Month Wednesday at 7 p.m. with a public event in Rogers Hall.

    The event will feature speaker Michele Tolbert.  The evening’s topic will be “Affirming the American Promise.”

    Members of the Kentucky Wesleyan Singers will provide music.