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Today's News

  • Vocalist earns state gold

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central High School's Kynslee Roberts earned some gold Saturday morning, then helped her school's drum line make history in the afternoon.

    Roberts earned the top rating in state-level Indiana State School Music Association solo-vocalist competition at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis. She earned a gold rating at district-level competition to advance to state, and at both levels, performed "Into the Night."

  • TC drum line earns sixth at St. Leon meet

    TELL CITY - Tell City drum-line members placed sixth among 13 lines competing at East Central High School, St. Leon, Saturday, against what their instructor said are lines with more experience.

    The five that scored higher than Tell City are staffed largely with full-time percussionists, Brett Mulzer said Monday, "and we're close to picking off some of them."

  • Troy church opening center to provide help during trying times

    TROY - The Troy United Methodist Church will open a help and resource center to offer assistance and information for families and individuals who are struggling financially or are worried about what to do when the future looks unstable. With layoffs, job losses, cutbacks, foreclosures, and an uncertain future, families and individuals need a survival plan.

  • Local man arrested after pursuit

    TELL CITY - A man involved in an alleged hit-and-run accident Sunday night in Tell City was arrested after a chase along Boyd Road.

    Brandon L. Shelton, 27, of 310 Washington St., Cannelton, faces preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated, resisting law enforcement and failure to stop after an accident.

    Police said another motorist who witnessed Shelton's car strike a vehicle followed his car until police located it. Patrolman Bryce Hammack tried to stop the car on Boyd Road, but Shelton allegedly ignored the siren and red lights.

  • Hikers head to Ferdinand Forest

    FERDINAND - The Perry County Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a 5-to-9-mile hike at Ferdinand State Forest Saturday.

    Participants should meet at Noble's IGA parking lot in Tell City at 7:30 a.m. or at the entrance to the park on Indiana 264, east of Ferdinand, at 8:30 a.m. CST.

    All participants must sign a waiver and children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian.

    Bob Ramsbottom will be the hike leader. For more information call the parks department at 547-3453 or e-mail perryparksnrec@psci.net.

  • Who watches 'Watchmen'? You should

    "Watchmen" comes out tomorrow, but many of you out there may not have a clue what it's about. Sure, there are costumed crime fighters and what appears to be plenty of action, but is this just another comic book movie? No, actually you might say it's the anti-comic book movie.

  • Goffinet repeat selection as all-county MVP

    Voters for this year’s  All-Perry County girls basketball team unanimously selected Tell City senior Lauren Goffinet as the team’s Most Valuable Player.

    Most added phrases such as “hands down” or “by far” after her name when filling in their vote for MVP.

    But there was much less agreement in choosing who should join her on the all-county team.

    There were four unanimous selections on last year’s all-county team, but Goffinet was the only one this year.

  • Huber Ivy League champ

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Perry Central graduate Nick Huber won the 400-meter dash and the 1600 relay to help Cornell University win the Ivy League men’s indoor track meet last weekend.

    Cornell claimed the conference title for the fifth time in seven years.

    Huber won the 400 dash in 48.22 seconds, third fastest in Cornell history.

    He became the sixth Cornell athlete to win the 400 in the conference meet.

  • Raider boys, girls beat Archers

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won four events but Southridge beat the Archers 68-52 in junior high boys swimming last Thursday.

    Southridge also won the girls meet 111-66.

    Tell City started well in the boys meet, winning the first event, the 200-yard medley relay. Luke Thomas, Gage Otto, Wade Bryant and Trent Rainey swam it in 3:40.32.

    Bryant also won the 50 breaststroke in 49.32 seconds and placed second in the 100 individual medley in 1:49.04.

    Thomas won the 50 backstroke in 54.71 and Colin Malone placed second in 56.79.

  • Tell City club places second in own folkstyle tournament

    TELL CITY—Seven local wrestlers won titles to help the Tell City Wrestling Club place second in its own folkstyle tourney Sunday.

    South Gibson won the team competition and Paws Elite placed third.

    K.T. Hartness won the peewee 45-pound weight class with two wins by pin and two by points.

    Devon Casebolt scored two pins and won a 17-0 decision as he took the bantam 50 title.

    Tretter Lyons also earned two pins as he won the bantam 75 crown.