Today's News

  • Court and Police Records; April 13



    • Oscar P. Hockenberry, 19, of Brushy Fork Road, Tell City, April 7, on warrants for probation violation and failure to register as a sex offender.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $7,005.

    • Ronald V. Huff, 55, of 5205 Highway 60 E., Hawesville, Ky., April 7, on a preliminary charge of domestic battery.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released April 9 after posting $505 bail.

  • Community’s Great Day of Service is Saturday

    TELL CITY – Saturday’s Great Day of Service will leverage the generosity and civic leadership of individuals, businesses and several local church congregations that will provide services within the community.

    As the News has reported several times, the Day of Service is designed to allow churches to reach out to the community and provide a helpful hand to others. Several businesses are also planning to take part.

    First Baptist Church in Tell City has led the effort with its pastor, Dan Hopkins, working with a local ministerial association.

  • Perry Central event spotlights value of career readiness


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    LEOPOLD – Educators, community leaders and business professionals throughout the county gathered April 1 for a special event highlighting career and technical education for the modern workforce,  hosted by Perry Central High School.

    The event included guest lectures, overviews of Perry Central’s current efforts in career and technical education, student testimonials of community-internship experiences and plenty of discussion and networking.

  • Council hears concerns about RV parking regulations




    TELL CITY – Members of the Tell City Common Council listened for more than an hour last Monday to comments, pro and con, about proposed parking restrictions on boats, campers, trailers and other recreational vehicles. The council took no action after listening to residents but could come back at a future meeting to formulate an ordinance.

  • Paoli knocks off Marksmen 4-1

    PAOLI—Kelsey Gowers won in No. 3 singles but Paoli won the rest of the matches to beat Tell City 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Gowers survived two close sets to beat Lexi Osborn 7-5, 7-6 (7-3).
    Addie Peter went three sets before losing to Megan Dooley 3-6, 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Jessica Fullington beat Cassie Bryant 6-3, 6-2 in No. 2 singles.
    Shelby Meredith and Alyssa Osborn beat Megan Teague and Amy Hackbarth 6-3, 6-4.
    Alex Ross and Brandie Hankins defeated Mercedes Mendez and Madilyn Hoskinson 6-0, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Cannelton victim of perfect game

    LYNNVILLE—Five Tecumseh pitchers combined to pitch a perfect game as the Braves beat Cannelton 22-0 in softball Friday.
    Cannelton batters struck out 12 times in the five-inning game. “We only put the ball in play three times,” noted Cannelton Coach Brian Lawalin.
    He did not have the names of all the Braves’ pitchers but said he believed they used a different one each inning. “They have a lot of good pitchers.”
    Cannelton has no experience at that position and it showed.

  • Vikings overtake Tell City

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey scored eight runs - seven unearned - in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Tell City 9-4 in PAC softball Friday.
    Five hits and four Tell City errors fueled the Vikings’ rally.
    The Marksmen had committed only one error until that inning.
    “We were winning 4-1 until the bottom of the sixth when our defense collapsed,” noted Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Overall we played very well. Our girls learned the hard way that you have to complete the game and play all seven innings to get the win.”

  • Corydon’s late rally beats Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Corydon rallied for five runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Perry Central 13-10 in softball Wednesday.
    Two errors by Perry Central “on real simple stuff that we just need to fix” helped fuel that rally, said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    Perry Central led 10-8 going into that inning. Lea Harbaville went 2 for 4 and drove in three runs for the Commodores.
    Madison Guillaume drove in two runs with a single and Hannah Edwards added an RBI double.

  • South Spencer no-hits Commodores

    ROCKPORT—Trey Toler and Sammy Rowan combined to pitch a no-hitter as South Spencer beat Perry Central 14-0 in baseball Friday.
    The Rebel pitchers struck out 10 and walked none in the game, which ended after five innings by the 10-run rule.
    Toler threw four perfect innings. Then Rowan relieved him in the fifth inning. Trey Mullis led off that inning by getting hit by a pitch.
    Two outs later, Adam Dauby reached base on an error, putting Perry Central runners on first and second.
    But that was as far as they got.

  • Deom propels Tell City past South Central

    ELIZABETH—Spenser Deom drove in three runs as Tell City beat South Central 5-2 in baseball Thursday.
    After the bottom third of the Marksmen’s batting order drew three consecutive walks, Deom hit a two-run single to start the Marksmen’s scoring in the second inning.
    Reed Goffinet followed with an RBI ground-out to make the score 3-0.
    Tell City increased its lead to 5-1 with two runs in the top of the sixth inning.
    C.J. Rowe hit a solo home run to start that rally.