Today's News

  • Titans shut out Tell City 5-0

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern had only two more shots on goal than Tell City but made five of them to beat the Marksmen 5-0 in PAC boys soccer Thursday.
    “There was a lapse of concentration toward the end of the first half that cost us,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe.
    But he thought the Marksmen played well overall.
    “Our team played possession ball and we played a good 70 minutes of soccer,” he said. “We were not rushing the ball up the field, we played as a team and we are improving with each match.

  • Boonville defeats Perry Central

    BOONVILLE—Lori Wilder made nine kills and served six aces as Boonville beat Perry Central 25-15, 25-9, 25-13 in volleyball Thursday.
    Terissa Roark led Perry Central with six kills and Ryann Lynch added five.
    Kirstyn Linne had eight assists for the Commodores and Addy Davis added six.
    Brooke Lasher made seven digs, Brooke Mullis six, and Lynch five.
    Davis served two aces and Roark and Abby Reed each added one. Roark went 10 for 10 serving.
    Boonville won the JV match 15-25, 25-22, 15-13.

  • Braves outspike Marksmen

    LYNNVILLE—Alicia Webb made 18 kills as Tecumseh beat Tell City 25-17, 25-11, 25-12 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Emma Kohnert made 11 kills to lead Tell City and Madison Mathena added three. The Marksmen played without one of their starting middle hitters, Kammie Jo Hayes, who was still sidelined with a knee injury.
    Rachel Malone had nine assists and Emily Hagedorn added eight for Tell City.
    Hagedorn served nine points, including the Marksmen’s only ace.
    Malone and Morgan Schuetter each made seven digs and Kohnert made two solo blocks.

  • Benningfield named Tell City baseball coach

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trent Benningfield, a former Tell City and Oakland City University star pitcher, was named Tell City’s baseball coach by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board Tuesday.
    “We are excited about Coach Benningfield’s future as head of the Marksman baseball program,” said Tell City Athletic Director John Atkins. “We believe the pride he feels for the program as an alumni will be infectious and inspiring amongst his players.

  • Tell City can’t contain Cartwright’s runs

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Camdon Cartwright ran for 233 yards and four touchdowns as Boonville beat Tell City 41-14 in football Friday.
    Cartwright displayed a variety of moves, bursts of speed, and even a little power running as he carried the ball 22 times.
    Other Pioneers did enough to keep Tell City’s defense from keying too much on Cartwright.
    Tyler Johnson made two runs of at least 20 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown run with 2:05 left in the game.

  • Defense carries Commodores past Tecumseh

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s defense held Tecumseh to one touchdown to beat the Braves 14-6 in football Friday.

  • Democrats schedule Oct. 1 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Democratic Central Committee will host its Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Tell City Knights of Columbus. The event will begin with cocktails at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7.

    Christina Hale, Democrat candidate for lieutenant governor, will be the keynote speaker. Other speakers will be Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, Lorenzo Arredondo, candidate for state attorney general, Larry Kleeman, candidate for state representative, District 74 and John Zody, chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party.

  • Ballow-Embry–Howard

    Mary Ann and Bird Howard announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of Vanessa Ranae Ballow-Embry and Jeremy Howard, both of Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Melody White of Tell City and the late William Ballow, of Cannelton.

    The future groom is the son of Mary Ann and Bird Howard, of Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is a 1997 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is currently employed at Waupaca Foundry.

    The future groom is a 1999 graduate at Tell City High School and is employed with ATTC Manufacturing.

  • Community Events; Sept. 19

    Tractor group to meet Sept. 22


    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will hold its next meeting September 22, at 7 p.m. at the Branchville Clubhouse.


    VFW serving breakfast Sept. 24


    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the post home.

    Scrambled eggs will be served or diners can get eggs made to order.

  • Serving our veterans

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold


    District 74


    The summer and fall months provide legislators the opportunity to study issues facing. Later this month, the Interim Study Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs will meet to examine and review ways to better serve our veterans.