Today's News

  • Tell City seeking applicants for patrol officers




    TELL CITY – While there are no full-time vacancies within the city’s police department, Chief Derrick Lawalin wants to be prepared when the time comes to fill any open positions for patrol officers.

    He obtained approval from the city’s board of public works and safety to begin a hiring process this fall. The department is accepting resumes and officers will begin their review of applications later in the year.

  • Fire damages home in Cannelton
  • Cannelton Schools enrollment steady


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – A graduation clock outside the offices of Cannelton High School gives precedence to the overall mission of those entrusted with educating the children who attend the city’s schools. The emphasis isn’t always about what the state says makes well-rounded students, but it’s an individual principle, one that balances modern academics to basic workplace skills.

  • State awards $1.4 million in roads funding




    PERRY COUNTY – Indiana Department of Transportation Community Crossings funding totaling nearly $1.4 million will help repave county roads and streets in Tell City and Troy in the coming year.

    Gov. Eric Holcomb and  INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness, during a stop in Jasper Wednesday, announced that 396 Indiana cities, towns and counties will receive a combined $150 million in state-matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative.

  • Community Events; Week of Sept. 25

    Fulda Sportsman euchre Saturday


    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tournament on Saturday, Sept. 30. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and play begins at 7. All times are CST.  Food and drinks will be provided and prizes awarded.  The public is invited to attend.


    Horseman’s Club euchre series begins Oct. 7


  • Playoff field looks balanced

    If Boston holds off the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs hold off Milwaukee this week, then I will have correctly predicted five of Major League Baseball’s six division winners this year.
    I didn’t pick Washington to win the National League East but I had it finishing second, so I wasn’t too far off there.
    I also predicted in preseason that Chris Sale would win the American League Cy Young Award and it looks as if he or Corey Kluber will win it.

  • Tell City teams sweep meets at Angel Mounds

    EVANSVILLE—Jill Kaiser placed second in the girls race and Lewis Kaufman third in the boys race to lead Tell City’s teams to victory in a junior high cross country invitational at Angel Mounds Tuesday.

  • Perry Central falls to Heritage Hills

    LIINCOLN CITY—Abby Wahl made 18 kills as Heritage Hills beat Perry Central 25-8, 25-15, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.
    Abby Wetzel had 34 assists for the Patriots.
    Terissa Roark made 15 kills for Perry Central and Addy Davis had 15 assists. Brooke Lasher made 15 digs and Maddie Labhart added seven.
    Heritage Hills won the JV match 25-12, 25-3.
    Elly Wallace made two kills and six digs for Perry Central and Elisha Schwartz also made six digs.
    Morgan Judy served two aces.
    Heritage Hills won the C-team match 25-21, 25-14.

  • Malone, Tell City wallop Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Rachel Malone had 28 assists and served 26 points as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-4, 25-12, 25-15 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Seven of the points Malone served were aces. Caiti Teague added four aces and Morgan Schuetter and Kammie Jo Hayes each had three.
    Teague served 15 points.
    Malone got her 1,000th career assist in the second set of the match.
    She ranks in Tell City’s top three in that department despite missing half of her sophomore and junior seasons with torn anterior cruciate ligaments.

  • Versatile Raiders too much for Tell City

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge ran for 405 yards and passed for 171 more to defeat Tell City 55-6 in PAC football Friday.
    Tucker Schank led the Raiders’ deep rushing attack with 14 carries for 135 yards and two touchdowns.
    Senior quarterback Jayce Harter was next with 91 yards on 10 carries.
    And when the Marksmen gave the Raiders little room to run, Harter passed effectively. He completed 9 of 14 passes, with two of them going for touchdowns.