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Today's News

  • Three Tell Citians claim state titles

    AVON—Three Tell City Wrestling Club members won state titles in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s freestyle and Greco-Roman tourneys May 7-8.

  • Softball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—All three Perry County softball teams will open sectional play next Monday, May 23.
    Perry Central and Tell City are in the six-team, Class 2A Forest Park sectional at Cedar Crest School and both will have rematches with teams that defeated them in the regular season.
    Perry Central will face defending champion North Posey in the first game at 5:30 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times).
    That will be followed by Forest Park taking on Tell City at approximately 7 p.m.

  • Schuetter one-hits Crawford County

    MARENGO—Morgan Schuetter threw a one-hitter as Tell City beat Crawford County 6-0 in a rain-shortened softball game Wednesday.
    Schuetter struck out nine and walked three in the five-inning game.
    The only hit against her was a one-out single by Addy Simpson in the fifth inning.
    A strikeout and a pop-up to the pitcher then ended the inning. The game was then called due to inclement weather.

  • Tell City shuts out Vikings

    POSEYVILLE—Tell City’s Hunter Rowe struck out 18 as he shut out North Posey 5-0 in PAC baseball Friday.
    Rowe gave up three hits and walked none. His strikeout total is the highest for a Tell City pitcher since Dave Schank struck out a school-record 20 against Vincennes Lincoln May 3, 1986.
    “Tonight was all about Hunter’s great night on the mound,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He has been plagued by slow starts on the mound this year. When he came out and struck the first hitter out on four pitches, we knew he had good stuff.

  • Kohnert scores PAC meet-high 38 points

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert scored a meet-high 38 points to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Wednesday and Thursday.
    Tell City scored 73. Gibson Southern won with 131.5 points.
    Kohnert needed to win at least one event to become just the second girl in school history to make all-conference in three sports in one school year.

  • Tell City boys win PAC meet by 1.5 points

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City trailed most of the meet but used strong performances by its distance runners to nip Gibson Southern by 1.5 points for the PAC boys track title Thursday.
    Tell City scored 113.5 points and Gibson Southern 112. North Posey was third with 91.

  • Murray State University grad honored with top computing award

    MURRAY, Ky. – Tell City High School graduate Anjan Kashyab, who received a bachelor’s degree Saturday from Murray State University, was recently named the recipient of the United Systems Outstanding Senior in Computer Information Systems Award for 2016.

    This award was sponsored by United Systems Company. In addition to a certificate and cash award, the name of the recipient is added to a plaque and displayed permanently in the CSIS office lobby.

  • School board recognizes tech department, students

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Highlighting the technological knowledge of students at Tell City Junior Senior High School, the school board heard Tuesday several advances the school is making.

    With wins at numerous recent technology competitions, including Ivy Tech’s onboard skills contest and a STEM contest at Oakland City University, success there has some students who weren’t planning on attending college changing their minds.

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  • Burst line creates havoc for TC water utility

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department spent the latter half of last week battling a worsening water leak whose location confounded crews until Friday.

    The leak, eventually located between Indiana 66 and Fennhaven Lake, had grown worse since the middle of last week and had caused low water pressure in several areas. The city issued a notice through social media Thursday asking residents to report any water leaks they might see. Customers were also asked to voluntarily reduce water consumption.