Today's News

  • TC 3rd in Mount Vernon invitational

    MOUNT VERNON—Tyler Dauby and Ryan Henrickson each won one event to lead Tell City to third place in a nine-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Castle dominated the meet with 148 points. Tell City scored 62, just 13 behind runner-up Mount Vernon.
    Dauby won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.37 seconds “against some very good competition,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    Henrickson won the 400 dash in 50.33. “He looked extremely strong,” said Hollinden.

  • Marksmen defeat Hornets

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After being sidelined 11 days by several rainouts, Tell City’s baseball team didn’t hit the ball as sharply as before but still managed 10 hits in a 6-3 win over Hancock County Friday.
    The Marksmen struck out only twice, but they didn’t make as solid contact as usual. They had two infield hits, and none of their hits went for extra bases.

  • Commodores second to Jeeps in triangular meet

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois still looks like the favorite in the Jasper boys track sectional and Perry Central could be in for a dogfight in the PLAC.

  • Litherland – Kellems

    The parents of Cassie Litherland and Steven Kellems Jr., of Tell City announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Larry and Becky Peter of Tell City and the late Tim Kreisle. She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and currently attends University of Southern Indiana, majoring in social work.

    She currently works as a bartender at the Borderline Cantina in Tell City and is a certified nursing assistant at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills in Tell City.

  • Little graduates basic training

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman 1st Class Patrick C. Little recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Little completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    He is the son of Joane Little of Tell City.

  • Iditarod musher to visit Cannelton Friday

    CANNELTON – Hugh Neff, veteran Iditarod musher, will present information at Cannelton Community Center at 1 p.m. Friday and the public is invited to attend.

    Neff has been in many long distance dogsled races, including the last seven Iditarods. This year, his team, Annie’s Army - named after his lead dog Annie - finished in fifth place in the Iditarod.

  • Auditions set for Schweizer Fest’s ‘The King and I’

    TELL CITY – Dust off your dancing shoes and break out into song. Courtney Heberer, director for the 22nd Schweizer Fest musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” has announced the guidelines for auditions.

    Auditions will be held at EUCC Fellowship Hall located at 10th and Jefferson Streets in Tell City, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

  • COLUMN: Here in the real world

    By KASSI ROGERS, Guest Columnist

    Editor’s Note: This is one of an occasional series of guest columns from readers who have returned to Perry County after time away or who moved here.

    There is something to be said for life in a smaller town. When I was a kid growing up, I couldn’t wait to venture out in to the “real world.”

  • COLUMN: A night with St. Walburga

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    My friends think I’m bordering on paganism, but I planned to join with a couple of friends Saturday night for Walpurgis Night, or Walpurgisnacht in German.

    The April 30 occasion may be one few readers have heard of, but it’s a tradition I’ve been wanting to start since taking part in a Walpurgisnacht celebration a few years ago.

  • EDITORIAL: Big challenges bring out the best in us

    Floodwaters were finally receding Friday. Good news for everyone threatened over many days by the rising Ohio River.

    The flood of 2011 caused its share of problems, a handful of evacuations, flooded basements and sandbagging operations, but it also brought out the very best in us.