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Today's News

  • Girl Scouting forms future leaders

    Girl Scouts of Raintree Council recently joined nearly 4 million adult and girl members throughout the nation in celebrating Girl Scout Week.

    This year's national observance marked the 97th anniversary of the founding of Girl Scouting by Juliette Gordon Low March 12, 1912.

    Over the years, Girl Scout programs have made a lasting impact on girls' lives by providing activities that help build the courage, confidence and character girls need to grow into confident adults who make the world a better place.

  • Tell City girls take 3rd in conference

    HUNTINGBURG—Elizabeth Bishop and Hanna Goffinet each placed third in an individual event to Tell City to third place in the PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.

    Heritage Hills won with 334 points. Tell City scored 183.

    Bishop placed third in the 50-yard butterfly in 35.66 seconds.

    Goffinet swam the 50 breaststroke in 43.00 for her third place.

    Goffinet and Bishop teamed with Makenzie Alvey and Kassi Peter to take third in the 200 freestyle relay in 2:16.16.

  • Tell City boys also finish third in PAC

    HUNTINGBURG—Trent Harding placed fourth in two individual events to lead Tell City to third place in the PAC junior high boys swim meet Thursday.

    South Spencer won with 283 points. Tell City scored 159 to finish six ahead of fourth-place Heritage Hills in the six-team meet.

    Harding took fourth in the 100-yard individual medley in 1:26.09 and fourth in the 50 butterfly in 40.23 seconds.

    He teamed with Trent Rainey, Hunter Sandage and Wade Bryant to place second in the 400 free relay in 5:48.20.

  • Carter, Myers to face Mountain West teams

    Is Forest Park boys basketball center Jordan Myers ready to face a college team that beat the University of Louisville this year?

    Is Perry Central graduate Aaron Carter ready to face a team that beat a team that beat Louisville?

    Each will get a chance next year. Carter, of course, plays for Indiana State in the Missouri Valley Conference and Myers has signed to play for Southern Illinois, another MVC team.

    And next season the Missouri Valley vs. Mountain West Conference Challenge Series starts.

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Boys Baseball

    March

    30    Northeast Dubois (V-J)    T    5:00

    April

      3    Whitesville (V-J)    T    5:00

      4    Evansville Memorial (V-J)    T    11:00

      6    Paoli (JV)    T    5:00

      7    Heritage Hills (V-J)    T    4:30

  • More Breaking NewsCounty commissioner arrested for drunk driving

    NEW BOSTON - A Perry County commissioner was arrested for driving drunk early Sunday after a one-vehicle accident on Indiana 545 north of New Boston.

    Louis J. "Jody" Fortwendel, 57, of 16870 Avery Ridge Road, Tell City, was lodged in the Spencer County Jail on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and with an open container of alcohol.

    According to an accident report by Spencer County Sheriff's Deputy Brandon Dickson, Fortwendel was driving south just before 1 a.m. when his Chevrolet van traveled off the right side of the road and struck a ditch.

  • Breaking NewsStolen truck found near Cincinnati

    UPDATE, SUNDAY, 5:50 P.M.: ST. CROIX – A truck that likely helped three Branchville Correctional Facility escapees avoid capture in northern Perry County was found Sunday afternoon in Kentucky.

    Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Campbellsburg Post reported finding the 1989 Ford extended-cab pickup truck along Interstate 71 about 30 miles south of Cincinnati.

  • Accident claims life of student

    ST. MARKS - A three-vehicle accident Monday claimed the life of a Perry Central High School student returning home from classes.

    Hannah J. Hudson, 17, died at the scene of massive injuries after her car was rear-ended on Indiana 37, spun into oncoming traffic and struck by a tractor-trailer.

  • Fugitive sex predator back in jail

    TELL CITY - A sexual predator on the run from police was arrested last week in Kentucky

    Michael Wayne Henderson was apprehended at 11:48 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at a shelter in Frankfort. Sought by Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Correction and U.S. Marshal's Office, Henderson was charged with being a fugitive on an out-of-state warrant and lodged in the Franklin County Regional Jail.

  • TC chief applying for grant to fund two officers

    TELL CITY - In a 2-to-1 vote Monday night, Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety members approved the city police chief's request to apply for a federal grant to hire two officers.