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Today's News

  • Tell City girls sixth in PAC

    OAKLAND CITY—Inconsistency plagued Tell City as the Marksmen finished sixth in the six-team PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.

    C.J. Fentress shot a 109 to lead the Marksmen in the 18-hole tourney.

    Jessica Ballman and Amber Fentress each shot 123 and Kelly Hess 126 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

    “Actually we didn’t play that badly for us,” said Tell City Coach Jim Meek. “It seemed like all the girls except C.J. had a bad hole, though.

  • Bulldogs spike Agape Christian

    NEW HARMONY—Jaci Garrett made 21 spikes, including 11 kills, as Cannelton beat Agape Christian 22-25, 25-20, 25-21 in volleyball Saturday.

    Garrett also served three aces and made three digs.

    Sammie James added 17 spikes, Hannah Baur 13, and Sarah Powers 11. James made four kills and Baur three.

    Nakaa Myers made 34 sets. Allicyn Garrett served four aces and Baur matched Jaci Garrett in digs with three.

    Cannelton lost to New Harmony 25-14, 19-25, 25-23 later in the day.

  • Marksmen score two shutouts

    TELL CITY—Christoph Drexler scored both goals as Tell City beat Forest Park 2-0 in junior varsity soccer Monday.

    Drexler scored on assists from Dex Kleeman and Taylor LaGrange.

    His second goal was “a beautiful lift over the goalie into the top of the goal,” said Tell City Coach Fred Hillenbrand.

    Tell City freshman goalie Casey May stopped all six Forest Park shots on goal to record his second consecutive shutout.

  • Boonville defeats Marksmen 4-1

    TELL CITY—Anjan Kashyab won in No. 1 singles but Boonville won the other four matches in straight sets to beat Tell City 4-1 in boys tennis Monday.

    Kashyab defeated Preston Alstadt 7-5, 6-4 in the closest match of the meet.

    Brad Alstadt beat Greg Hollinden 6-2, 6-1 in No. 2 singles and Zach Green beat Trent Wheatley 6-0, 6-4 in No. 3.

    In No. 1 doubles Drew Shoulders and Ben Broadhead beat Christopher Kohnert and Mike Richmer 6-3, 6-0.

    Paul Foley and Jeremy Lipking beat Nathan Ramsey and Patrick Hagedorn 6-3, 6-4 in the other doubles match.

  • Day of remembrance
  • Consultant addresses future jail needs

    TELL CITY - A consultant working for the National Institute of Corrections told meeting attendees Thursday the leadership in Perry County needs to take a big-picture approach to remedying its jail problem, beginning with an assessment of the county's need for managing criminals.

  • School-bus driver prevents tragedy

    TELL CITY - Bruce Chinn received an e-mail note from a witness to a near tragedy, Tell City-Troy Township School Board member Larry Bryant reported at a regular meeting Tuesday.

    The assistant to the superintendent missed most of the meeting due to other business, and passed the note to Bryant. He said quick action on the part of bus driver Tim Rogier that morning helped prevent a child from being hit by a car.

  • Lynch joins staff of county prosecutor

    TELL CITY - Perry County Prosecutor Robert Collins has announced the appointment of Shaunda Lynch as chief deputy prosecutor for Perry County.

    "Ms. Lynch brings over 10 years of legal experience to the office," Collins said in a news release announcing her appointment.  

  • Parks board spars with contractor

    CANNELTON — A cracked window has caused a dispute between the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department and the contractor who built the visitors center and restroom building at Eagles Bluff Park.

    The building is less than a year old, so defective items in it are still under warranty from the contractor, Craftsman Construction Inc. of Huntingburg.

  • More Tell City parks going tobacco free

    TELL CITY - Despite one councilman's concern that the ban would be difficult to enforce, the Tell City Common Council voted Tuesday to prohibit tobacco products from another four parks. The move comes just months after the same group banned cigarettes and other tobacco products from City Hall and City Hall Park.

    The ordinance, approved 4-1, covers all of Hagedorn Park, including the Windy Creek Greenway, tennis courts, baseball field, swimming pool and softball fields. Also affected are Dennis Kress, Roy Fenn and Kiwanis parks.