Today's News

  • Archer Graham Howes

    Brett and Brittany Howes of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Archer Graham Howes, Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Howes is the former Brittany Baize. Archer has two older brothers, Riley Howes, 3 1/2 years and Zelan, 21 months.
    Grandparents are Kelly and Jeff Jones of Rome and Keith and Debbie Howes of Newburgh.

  • LaGrange – Potter

    Dan and Kathy LaGrange of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brooke Teresa LaGrange to Robert Evan Potter, son of Bob Potter and Jackie Kendall of Salem.

    The couple will be married Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.
    Formal invitations will be sent.

  • Gebhard – Briggeman

    Bill and Vicki Gebhard of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Tara Lynn Gebhard, to Jack Henry Briggeman, son of Harry and Kim Hawkins of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2008 graduate of Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree. She earned her master’s degree in 2012 from the University of Cincinnati.
    She works as a women’s health nurse practitioner for the Ohio State University Medical Center in the gynecology-oncology division.

  • Jones – Meunier

    Brittany Jones and Kevin Meunier of Lamar announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Kenny and Kelly Jones of Lamar. She is a 2006 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Murray State University.
    She is an assistant at Dubois County Animal Hospital.
    Mr. Meunier is the son of Steven and Debbie Meunier of Lamar. He is a 1996 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and has an associate degree in HVAC and plumbing and pipefitting from Ivy Tech.

  • Troy leaders seek input on future of utility board


  • A blue-ribbon fair
  • Sheriff gets raise, others get vehicles

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Council approved in a regular meeting June 27 a raise for County Sheriff Lee Chestnut and voted to fund some vehicle costs. 

    The sheriff’s pay is, by law, tied to that of the county prosecutor, Chestnut explained, and that state-paid official was given a raise. 

  • New vendor to provide school laptops


    TELL CITY – A vendor’s inability to provide student-ready Chromebooks being purchased by Tell City Junior-Senior High School prompted officials at a board meeting last week to pick another provider for the laptop computers – just weeks ahead of the start of classes. 

    Schools Superintendent Lynn Blinzinger said the district had notified the original company it would be taking its business to another vendor. 

  • Tri-State Maintenance stops Smitty’s 17-year run as women’s softball champs

    TELL CITY – Amber Taylor went 4 for 4 as Tri-State Service & Maintenance beat Smitty’s Memorial Team 10-9 Thursday to clinch the Tell City Women’s Softball League regular-season title.
    Tri-State improved to 7-1 while Smitty’s slipped to 6-2. Each has one game remaining, but Tri-State would win the tie-breaker because it beat Smitty’s two out of three times.

  • Seibert, Rowe help Rockport to victories

    ROCKPORT – Tell City graduate Dayne Seibert continued his strong summer for Rockport's American Legion baseball team, driving in three runs in Post 254’s 15-2 rout of Boonville Tuesday.
    Seibert drove in one run with a single and two more with a groundout.
    Jared Lauer added three RBIs and Kobe Stephens reached base five times, helping lead Rockport to a 13-run win.
    Seibert had another RBI and C.J. Rowe improved to 4-0 on the mound, as Rockport defeated Jasper 11-4 Wednesday night.