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Today's News

  • Tell City boys outswim Bears

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton and Justin Peter each won two individual events and a relay as Tell City lost to Evansville Central 78-73 in boys swimming Tuesday.

    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:05.13 and the 500 free in 5:40.83.

    He teamed with Trevor Nelson, Nick Bower and Peter to win the 400 free relay in 3:52.15.

    Peter also won the 100 butterfly in 1:06.85 and the 100 backstroke in 1:02.22.

    Nelson won the 100 free in 56.20 seconds and Bower placed third in 59.34.

    Logan Bolin won the diving with 142.10 points.

  • Cannelton girls win 1 of 3

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Strong free-throw shooting down the stretch by Sarah Powers helped Cannelton beat Cloverport 35-31 in girls basketball Tuesday.

    Powers scored 14 points, including the final four of the game.

    Jaci Garrett added eight points and 10 rebounds.

    Brooke Powers pulled down 11 rebounds and Nakaa Myers and Payton Reed each grabbed six as the Bulldogs dominated the boards.

    Reed and Whitney Nugent each had three assists.

    Cannelton lost home games to Whitesville Trinity 52-35 Saturday and to Christian Academy of Indiana 47-32 Monday.

  • TC ties for first Saturday; skunks 2 teams Tuesday

    CLARKSVILLE—Four Tell City wrestlers went 5-0 as the Marksmen finished 4-1 in a six-team wrestling round-robin Saturday.

    The Marksmen tied for first in the tourney, as Southwestern and host Providence each also went 4-1.

    Tell City trounced Milan 51-18 to start the day but then lost to Southwestern 39-36.

    The Marksmen came back to beat Providence 42-33, New Washington 54-24, and Paoli 61-11.

  • TC girls 2nd at Mount Vernon

    MOUNT VERNON—Hana Reed won the diving to lead Tell City to second place in a three-team girls swim meet Saturday.

    Though all three teams swam together, the meet was scored as three separate dual meets. Tell City beat Vincennes Lincoln 127-44 but lost to Mount Vernon 125-55.

    Tell City would have won 10 of the 12 events in a dual meet with Vincennes. But in the combined meet Reed was the Marksmen’s only winner with 153.45 points in diving.

    Erika Hauenstein placed second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:31.77 and the 500 free in 5:50.74.

  • Jury convicts Gaynor on meth-dealing charge

    TELL CITY – After four hours of deliberation, jurors in Adam Gaynor's methamphetamine trial convicted the Tell City man Thursday on five of the eight charges filed against him, including a Class A felony count of dealing in the drug.

    He was also convicted of two other felonies, possessing methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance, and misdemeanor counts of possessing marijuana and paraphernalia.

  • Tell City department chiefs back in 2009

    TELL CITY – The new year won't bring noticeable changes to the roster of department heads in Tell City. Mayor Barbara Ewing reappointed for another year all city department heads at last Monday's first meeting of the year. Other appointments to various committees were announced by the mayor and city council.

  • New life rings in New Year
  • Electric utility shouldering portion of rate increase

    TELL CITY — The Tell City Electric Department will absorb a portion of increased power costs passed on to it by its wholesale supplier, the utility's superintendent told the city council last Monday. The help will only last for three months, but the gesture will phase-in a 13.6-percent increase adopted by the Indiana Municipal Power Agency.

    IMPA provides electricity to Tell City and more than 50 other communities and is being forced to pass on its own higher costs to customers.

  • Library victim of credit-card fraud

    TELL CITY – More than $200 of fraudulent charges were found on the November credit-card statement for the Tell City-Perry County Public Library, Director Larry Oathout told board members Wednesday.

    The last time Oathout remembered the credit card being out of library workers' hands was at a restaurant in Indianapolis. He suspects someone took a picture of the card or wrote the number down when the card was handed off to pay for a meal.

  • Proposed state laws could be felt locally

    INDIANAPOLIS – Many of the legislative bills proposed for consideration the during the 2009 regular session of the Indiana General Assembly will affect Perry County residents if they survive the law-making process.

    While many will fall by the wayside as state senators and representatives focus their priorities, some of those lined up at the starting gate could bring both pleasant and undesired changes.