Today's News

  • Waupaca cited in safety order




    TELL CITY – Waupaca Foundry has been faulted with several alleged safety violations by the Indiana Department of Labor in the wake of a July incident in which an employee suffered burns.

    The foundry employee received second- and third-degree burns to his right arm and less severe facial burns July 17 while he was performing electrical maintenance.

    He was flown to a Louisville, Ky., hospital, where he was treated for several days. He has since returned to work.

  • Tell City 8th grade wins season opener

    TELL CITY—Addison Fella scored nine points as Tell City beat Hancock County 27-19 in eighth grade girls basketball Monday.

  • Corydon subdues Perry Central

    CORYDON—Perry Central committed 23 turnovers, including 13 in the first half, in a 48-35 girls basketball loss to Corydon Tuesday.
    “I think our turnovers were really the deciding factor tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “Right now we’re not making good decisions against pressure. Until we handle that, we’re going to have trouble.

  • St. Jude walk/run/bike planned Saturday at St. Paul

    TELL CITY—The Saturday Morning Get Up and Walk/Run/Bike for St. Jude Hospital will be held this Saturday at 8 a.m. starting from St. Paul Church.
    Pledges for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be collected from walkers/runners/bicyclists and handed to Katie Chinn Weyer, a former St. Jude’s patient when she had lymphoma. Weyer will deliver the donations to St. Jude’s in Memphis Dec. 5.
    Weyer will also participate in the event.

  • Bulldogs can’t handle South Spencer’s press

    Sports Editor

    REO—Cannelton committed 25 turnovers in the first half - most of them against South Spencer’s full-court pressure - and lost to the Rebels 70-17 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Rebels made 20 steals in the first half and 32 for the game, though they did not press in the second half.
    They used a variety of presses in the first half, including a 2-2-1, 1-2-1-1, man-to-man, and 1-3-1 three-quarters court.

  • More experience, depth should help Tell City girls swim team

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls swimming team has more depth and experience than last year, so new coach Stacy Marion expects a successful season.
    There are 14 girls on the team. “That’s twice as many as we had last year,” noted Marion, who was an assistant coach on last year’s team.

  • Cold start costly to Cannelton in loss to Shoals Saturday

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Another cold shooting start proved costly to Cannelton in a 46-33 girls basketball loss to Shoals Saturday.
    For the second game in a row the Bulldogs did not score in the first quarter.
    They went 0 for 12 from the field and 0 for 2 at the free-throw line in that period as they fell behind 10-0.
    They hit four of their first five shots in the second quarter, though, and pulled within three points, 13-10, on Nicole Harris’ second three-point basket.

  • Lydia Mae Hammond

    Kurt and Lori Hammond of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter Lydia Mae Hammond. Lydia was born Sept. 11, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. She weighed seven pounds and three ounces and was 21 inches long.

    The mother is the former Lori Huffman. Lydia was welcomed home by two brothers Karson, 6 and Lukas, 2.

    Paternal grandparents are Kathy and David Hammond. Maternal grandparents are Karen and Steve Irwin and the late Scott Huffman, all of Tell City.

  • Crisis Connection hosting program on human trafficking

    CHRISNEY – Crisis Connection will host a human trafficking workshop Thursday, Nov. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Spencer County 4-H Youth and Community Center near Chrisney.

    Jennifer Thuma and Tamara Weaver from the Indiana State Attorney General’s Office will be guest presenters.

    Participants will learn what human trafficking is, how to identify it, the trauma it causes and treatment options. The presenters will also share Indiana’s state policy, legislative policies, legal issues and efforts to combat human trafficking.

  • Turkey Trot set to gobble up Tell City Thanksgiving morning

    TELL CITY – EverBody’s will host the third annual Turkey Trot event on Nov. 26, Thanksgiving, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The run-or-walk event will be split into two routes, a one-mile and a five kilometer. The one-mile route will keep to flat streets in the downtown area. The five-kilometer route will feature more hilly terrain.

    Both routes begin and end at EverBody’s, where registration forms can be picked up. They can also be found at everbodys.com or participants can register online at Active.com.