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Today's News

  • Speaker aims to challenge, entertain community

    TELL CITY - Good decision making, leadership roles and doing things better are just a few of the things speaker Keith Nord will discuss with students, staff and community members.

    Canceled because of the ice storm, Nord will make up his visit to Tell City High School April 23 and hold three presentations. The first will be with students and staff of the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp., where he said he'd focus on several things, including making good decisions.

  • Foundation honors two as Lilly scholars

    PERRY COUNTY -  Steve Upmeyer, board president of the Perry County Community Foundation, has announced this year's recipients of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.  

    Ryan W. Kessens and Jason Hackbarth have been selected to receive the full-tuition, four-year scholarships to the Indiana college of their choice, as well as an $800 stipend for books and equipment.

  • Bullish Optimism

    TELL CITY - Teachers, counselors and other school staff who devote their talents to educating and protecting children gained new insight and skills last month into a new program that will change how Tell City-Troy Township schools deal with an ages-old problem: bullying.

  • 'Observe and Report' darkly hilarious

    First off, "Observe and Report" is not "Paul Blart: Mall Cop."  Both movies may be about shopping-mall security guards, but that is where any major comparisons end.  

  • Tell City shuts out Perry Central

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit well and fielded well to beat Perry Central 11-0 in girls softball Monday.

    The Marksmen had nine hits, including four doubles, in just four innings of batting, as they won the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.

    Six Perry Central errors also helped Tell City’s cause, contributing to seven unearned runs.

    The Marksmen scored six runs in the first inning. Kyli Smithson walked, stole second base, and scored the first run on Josalyn Ress’ single to left field.

  • Tell City handcuffs Huskies

    TELL CITY—Kyle Osborne drove in three runs and Trent Benningfield pitched five shutout innings as Tell City beat Evansville North 3-1 in baseball Tuesday.

    Tell City scored two runs with two out in the first inning.

    Mike Maddle doubled to right-center field and Trent Gunn was hit by a pitch.

    Both runners moved up a base on a wild pickoff throw, and both scored on Osborne’s double to left-center.

    The Marksmen added a run in the third inning on walks to Andy Chinn and Maddle and a single up the middle by Osborne.

  • Tell City tops Jeeps, Braves

    TELL CITY—Jamal Noland won two individual events to lead Tell City to victory in a boys triangular track meet Monday.

    Tell City scored 82 points, Northeast Dubois 57, and Tecumseh 14.

    Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden said in preseason that Northeast Dubois would probably be the second strongest team in the Jasper sectional this year, behind only Forest Park.

  • Commodore boys rout Raiders, Rebels

    HUNTINGBURG—Eric Scheiber and Ivan Bland each won two individual events as Perry Central dominated a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.

    The Commodores won 11 of the 16 events and scored 82 points.

    South Spencer scored 57 and Southridge 28.

    Scheiber won the 1600-meter run in 4:47 and the 3200 in 10:23.

    Bland took the 110-meter high hurdles in 17.21 seconds and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 45.7.

    Michael Ernst won the 800 run in 2:08.9 and teamed with Ian Bashor, D.J. Newton and Reuben Y. Schwartz to win the 3200 relay in 8:43.

  • Marksman girls second in tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Sarah Goffinet won two individual events and a relay to lead Tell City to second place in a three-team girls track meet Monday.

    Northeast Dubois scored 85 points, Tell City 53, and Tecumseh 18.

    Goffinet won the 1600-meter run in 5:44.5 and the 3200 in 12:30.

    She teamed with Tiffany Davis, Andyn Rowe and Brittany Waninger to win the 3200 relay in 11:03.4.

    Davis also won the 800 run in 2:37.38

  • North Posey, Tecumseh beat PC

    LEOPOLD—Tecumseh scored four unearned runs and beat Perry Central 6-3 in baseball Monday.

    The Braves outhit Perry Central 10-4 and also took advantage of two Perry Central errors.

    “We’re not playing terrible, but we’re not hitting the ball as well as we need to be,” said Perry Central Coach Gary Hanan. “If we can put the ball in play more, that would help.

    “It’s all about coming up with the big hit and if we can make the big play.