Today's News

  • Kashyab makes All-PAC team

    TELL CITY—Anjan Kashyab has become the first Tell City freshman to make the All-PAC boys tennis team.

    Kashyab was selected to the nine-boy team last week in voting by conference coaches.

    He played No. 1 singles for the Marksmen nearly all season.

    He was 5-2 in No. 1 singles in PAC matches and 1-0 in No. 2 singles, which he played the first match of the season.

    He compiled a 9-5 overall record. He missed two matches in the Heritage Hills tourney due to sickness.

  • Tell City boys 2nd at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Two Tell City runners placed in the top eight to lead Tell City to second place among 11 complete teams in Northeast Dubois’ boys cross country invitational Tuesday.

    Bedford-North Lawrence won with 54 points. Tell City scored 74, 18 ahead of third-place Jasper.

    Tell City’s Zach Wilson placed seventh in 17:23 and Jordan Alvey was eighth in 17:33.

    Other Tell City scorers were Devin McDaniel, 14th in 17:52; Nick Bower, 22nd in 18:12; and Colton Thomas, 23rd in 18:14.

  • Sears first-year athletics director at Indian Creek

    Sometimes an athletics director is perceived as favoring the sport he was associated with as a player or coach.

    But it would be hard for anyone to say that about Indian Creek High School’s first-year athletics director, as he has been associated with nearly every sport.

    He’s Nick Sears, a 1996 Tell City graduate.

    Sears starred in track at Tell City. He still holds the Marksmen’s school records in the 300-meter low hurdles and 1600 relay and is second on Tell City’s all-time honor roll in the 110 high hurdles and high jump.

  • Breaking NewsPerry Central game postponed

    LEOPOLD--Perry Central's football game at Springs Valley was postponed Friday due to flooding.

    The game has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Perry Central. Springs Valley's field was under 2-3 feet of water Friday, so that's why the game was moved.

  • Works board upholds officer's suspension

    TELL CITY - A Tell City police officer's suspension for alleged unauthorized leave was upheld Monday by the city's board of public works and safety.

    Cpl. Marty Haughee was suspended for five days without pay by Police Chief Greg Hendershot after Haughee allegedly failed to show up for his shift Sept. 20. In addition to the time off without pay, Hendershot ordered Haughee moved from a daytime to nighttime schedule and told him to end his participation in a methamphetamine-suppression unit run by state police.

  • Marching Marksmen get gold at district

    TELL CITY - Tell City's Marching Marksmen earned a gold rating in district marching-band competition at Jasper High School Saturday, ensuring a continuation of what has been a successful season.

    "I think they did really well, Assistant Band Director Natasha Edmondson said Tuesday. "I was proud of them."

    Saturday's performance was the first time judges saw the end of this year's show, she explained, and they awarded the Marksmen "a pretty decent score, but left us some room to improve."

  • Commodores earn top rating

    LEOPOLD - The Perry Central Marching Commodores' performance at district competition Saturday in Jasper "was a great show," Band Director Rob Cason said Wednesday. "It was easily the best show of the year and maybe the three years I've been here."

    It was good enough to net the students a gold rating, qualifying them to compete at the regional level Oct. 17 at Evansville Central High School.

  • Weekend fall tour in Cannelton, Bristow

    PERRY COUNTY - The 2009 Perry County Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour hits its zenith this weekend with major events in Cannelton and Bristow.

    Organizers of Cannelton's Heritage Festival Saturday said the mix of activities and attractions will blend history with arts and crafts for a truly family celebration. Bristow's 20th Octoberfest and car show Sunday will pack the central Perry County community with hundreds of classic cars and trucks spanning the automotive age.

    Cannelton Heritage Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday

  • Resident ready to fight for police protection

    TELL CITY - Chaplin Road resident Roger Eckert was on the agenda for the Perry County commissioners meeting Monday, but couldn't make it due to illness. Sheriff Bob Glenn described his concerns in his absence, but didn't convey the passion behind them.    

    The sheriff said Eckert had called his department to report a problem, but no deputies were available to help him.

  • Off to school, on foot