Today's News

  • Church News; Nov. 17


    BE Ministry to meet Dec. 13


    TELL CITY – BE Ministry will host its next Bible discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at Noble’s IGA Café. They will discuss the Beatitudes in Matthew 5 and Luke 6. Take questions, ideas, a Bible and discussion materials.


    St. John’s UCC to serve dinners Saturday


  • Tell City United Methodist to host motivational speaker

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist church will host motivational speaker, John Malcomson with his presentation, “Life After Death,” on Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.

    The event is open to the public and the presentation is free.

    “The story of my struggle physically, mentally and spiritually after my aortic dissection. 24 plus hours of surgery, multiple complications and the toll it had on my family and I.

  • Emma-Lynn Rose Smith

    Dolly and Rick Smith of Troy announce the birth of their daughter Emma-Lynn Rose Smith on Sept. 13, 2016, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 7 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    She was welcomed home by siblings Levi Smith, 11, and Rae-Lynn Smith, 6.

    Grandparents are Pauline Thorn of Cannelton, Charles Cronin of Tell City and Beck Voyles of Magnet. The mother is the former Dolly Cronin.

  • Dauby on Colts’ academic all-stars

    INDIANAPOLIS—Adam Dauby has become the fifth Perry Central football player to make the Indianapolis Colts’ High School Academic All-Star Team in the 18 years the team has been named.
    Dauby made this year’s 25-man team as a defensive back.
    A player’s grade-point average, class rank and scores on college aptitude tests are considered for this team, and he must be a senior and have played in 75 percent of his team’s games this season.
    Dauby is ranked No. 1 in Perry Central’s senior class with a 3.961 GPA.

  • Lions hold off Cannelton

    SELLERSBURG—A fourth-quarter rally by Cannelton fell short in a 51-45 girls basketball loss to Rock Creek Academy Saturday.
    Cannelton outscored the Lions 18-12 in the fourth quarter as guards Nicole Harris and Chloe Davis combined to score all the Bulldogs’ points that period.
    Harris hit three field goals and 6 of 8 free throws for 12 points that quarter. Davis added six points on two field goals and 2 of 7 free-throw shooting.
    Overall the Bulldogs hit 25 of 36 free throws, a high number to shoot in a road game.

  • Tell City wrestlers young

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The bad news for Tell City’s wrestling team is there are only 12 boys on the roster.
    The good news is they are all in different weight classes, so the Marksmen can still fill 12 of the 14 weights.
    Two years ago they forfeited five weight classes and last year they forfeited four at the start of the season and six at the end due to injuries.

  • Tell City 3rd in Corydon girls tourney

    CORYDON—Kammie Jo Hayes hit 80.0 percent from the field and scored 35 points in two games to lead Tell City to third place in the Battle of the First Capital girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Hayes, a 5-foot-11, sophomore center, hit 9 of 10 from the field and scored 19 points in a 54-43 first-round loss to Henryville.
    “It was nice to see her step up,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “She made a couple of really nice moves. She hit one jump shot from just outside the lane and did a good job finishing on power moves inside.”

  • Missed free throws costly to Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    REO—Perry Central did not get hot from the field until late and never did get hot from the free-throw line in a 43-37 girls basketball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    The Commodores hit only 25.9 percent from the field even though they hit six of their first seven attempts in the fourth quarter as they narrowed an 11-point deficit to one point, 38-37, with 2:08 left.
    Center Jessica Coultas hit three baskets in that stretch, including a 13-footer.

  • Tell City 5th in own relay meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Six fourth places allowed Tell City to move up in team standings in its girls swimming relay meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen finished fifth in the six-team meet with 50 points. They placed seventh among seven teams last year when their highest finish was fifth in two relays.
    Mount Vernon won nine of the 10 events to win Saturday’s meet with 134 points. Bedford North Lawrence was second with 84 and Jasper, which won one event, was third with 78.

  • Cannelton basketball schedules

    Boys Varsity
    23    Lanesville    H    5:00
    26    Southwestern-Hanover    T    6:00
     1    Perry Central    T    6:00
     5    Hancock County (JV)    H    5:00
     9    Tecumseh    T    6:00
    14    Tell City (JV)    T    5:30