Today's News

  • State honors TC school with excellence award


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Educators within Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School’s Career and Technical Education program have been honored as a top performer, earning Indiana Awards for Excellence recognition from the state Department of Education. 

  • Tell City anticipating large crowd Friday

    John Jameson, who was a Tell City assistant basketball coach 1968-73, returned to Bryan Taylor Arena for the Marksmen’s game with Wood Memorial Jan. 26.
    Though that was the worst game the Marksmen have played in the last two months, Jameson said he enjoyed it and enjoyed visiting with his former boss, Bob Lochmueller, and two of his best players from his undefeated 1969-70 freshman team, Bob Cravens and Paul Werner.

  • Hayes, Goffinet make All-PAC in girls basketball

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes and guard Katie Goffinet were named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a 5-foot-11 junior, made the 12-girl team for the second year in a row.
    She averaged 10.0 points per game and led the conference with 8.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 56.4 percent from the field and 73.0 percent of her free throws to lead the Marksmen in both categories.

  • Mucker, Hagedorn lose in wrestling semistate

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City’s Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn lost in their first-round wrestling semistate matches Saturday, ending their seasons.

  • Hornets sting Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Hancock County built a 23-9 first-quarter lead with strong offensive rebounding and beat Cannelton 76-44 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Hornets scored nine two-point baskets in the first quarter and six of them came after offensive rebounds.
    Parker Newby scored two of them, including one at the buzzer.
    Two other Hornet baskets that quarter came on drives after Cannelton turnovers.

  • Obermeier, Titans sink Tell City late

    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH—Center Wes Obermeier scored three consecutive field goals for Gibson Southern in the last 2 1/2 minutes as the Titans edged Tell City 43-38 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City took a 33-31 lead on two free throws by Braeden Beard with 4:05 left.
    Obermeier missed a shot on the Titans’ next possession but teammate Nick Maurer scored on the rebound to tie the game.

  • Vikings pull away from PC late 75-66

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central was unable to hold off a late surge by North Posey and lost 75-66 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central’s Ryan Hubert made a three-pointer from the right wing to close the third quarter, cutting the Vikings’ lead to 53-49.
    The Commodores’ Andy Graves started the fourth quarter with a basket to cut the Vikings’ lead to two. He was also fouled on the shot but missed the free throw.

  • Councilman J.R. Flynn seeking new term on county’s fiscal board

    TELL CITY – County Councilman J.R. Flynn is seeking election to another term as a Republican following his appointment to the District 2 seat on the board. Flynn serves in the seat previously occupied by Jim Adams prior to his election as Tell City’s mayor.

  • Half marathon coming to Tell City March 10




    TELL CITY – Grab your running shoes. Tell City is hosting a half-marathon next month with hundreds of runners from across Indiana and surrounding states expected to take part. And if the 13.1-mile distance is bit much for you, there’s also a 5-kilometer run-walk.

  • Cannelton’s monthly trash collection fee to increase


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Residents and small-business owners in Cannelton will soon see a $1 increase in their monthly trash disposal bills. In the first rate increase in more than a decade, residential fees will go up to $16 per month and businesses to $4.

    The uptick was a response to a recent $7-per-ton hike the landfill that accepts Cannelton’s refuse imposed on the city, which is now set at $48 per ton.