Today's News

  • Bake sale March 22 at First United

    TELL CITY - The United Methodist Women from Tell City First United Methodist Church will have a bake sale March 22 to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

    From 8 a.m. to noon, patrons can buy baked goods, colored eggs and cookbooks to raise funds for Apostle's House, the Habitat for Humanity house being built this year.

  • Orscheln Easter-egg hunt Saturday

    TELL CITY - Orscheln Farm and Home will host an Easter-egg hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday at the store.

    Candy or prizes will be in each egg with a grand prize of a $10 gift card in each category, 5 years and younger and 6 to 10 years old. Entry fee is a $1 donation to the Perry County Animal Shelter.

  • Scouts collecting goods for soldiers

    PERRY COUNTY - Girl Scout troops 356, 179 and 126 are collecting items for care packages to be sent to soldiers until Friday. The packages will be put together and sent with the unit that is departing from the armory this month. To donate, drop off items at Radio Shack or the troops.

  • American Legion chooses Hoosier Girls State delegates

    TELL CITY - Girls from Tell City and Perry Central high schools will represent American Legion Auxiliary Unit 213 at Hoosier Girls State at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

    Delegates from Tell City are Tory Coyle, daughter of Ron and Tracey Coyle, and Jenelle Clausen, daughter of Darryl and Shelly Clausen. Alternates are Carol Lain, daughter of Billy and Linda Lain, and Britney Hendershot, daughter of Greg and Yvette Hendershot.

  • Sesquicentennial books available from groups

    TELL CITY - Copies of books compiled by two local groups feature recipes and the city's history.

    The Tell City Historical Society is taking orders for its pictorial history book of Tell City while Mu Gamma's sesquicentennial cookbook is already available.

    Mu Gamma Cookbook

    Copies of a new cookbook published in conjunction with Tell City's sesquicentennial are hot off the press and available for purchase at several locations.

    The 360-page books sell for $10 each.

  • Tell City businesses earn advertising awards

    TELL CITY - Two local businesses were honored at the Advertising Club of Evansville's Award Show March 1 at the Executive Conference Center at Casino Aztar.

    Debra Emerson of Debra's studio won two American Advertising Federation Silver ADDY Awards while PowerPlant LLC received one.

    Emerson's awards were for a Debra's Studio advertisement and a stationery package under the student ADDY categories. She is the owner and photographer of Debra's Studio and part-time marketing and visual arts major at Ivy Tech in Evansville.

  • Annual fee due March 17

    CANNELTON - The annual $32 fee assessed by the Perry County Recycling Management District for all home and business owners in Perry County is due March 17, officials there remind residents.

    Payments must be received or postmarked by March 17 to avoid having an automatic $20 late fee added, bringing the total to $52.

  • Police jail two men found tending meth lab

    TELL CITY - Two Tell City men were jailed Thursday evening after state police and Tell City officers busted an alleged methamphetamine lab off Chestnut Grove Road east of Tell City.

    Stephen W. Walls, 45, of 422 13th St., and 26-year-old David E. Senn of 714 14th St., each face a Class B felony charge of dealing in methamphetamine and Class D felony counts of possession of methamphetamine, illegal possession of anhydrous ammonia and possession of ephedrine.

  • Schroeder on girls All-PLAC team

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central center Alie Schroeder was a repeat selection to the All-PLAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.

    Schroeder, a 6-foot center, led the conference in rebounding with 61 in six conference games, an average of 10.2 per game.

    "She had 15 more rebounds than anyone else in the conference, so that's probably her biggest asset," said Perry Central Coach Sarah Spindler. "And offensively I think she's improved a lot throughout her career."

  • Huber, Linette make All-PLAC boys team

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central seniors Nick Huber and Wes Linette were named to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.

    Huber, a 6-foot-2 guard, made the 12-man squad for the second year in a row.

    He led the conference in scoring with 23.2 points per game in conference games.

    He was third in the conference in rebounding with 46 in six conference games and third in free-throw shooting at 84.6 percent.

    He was second in two-point field goals made with 33 and second in three-pointers with 14.