Today's News

  • Tell City outshoots Rebels by 20

    ROCKPORT—Colin Noble shot 45 for medalist honors to lead Tell City past South Spencer 206-226 in boys golf Tuesday.
    Spencer Fest shot 49, Marcus Fortwendel 52, and Griffin Alvey 60 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Jacob Fortwendel, who shot 64, and Anthony Koch, 67, also played for the Marksmen.
    Mason Schmidt shot 47 to lead South Spencer but no other Rebel shot under 53.

  • Bulldogs still building

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s softball team has 13 players, two more than it started last year with, but the Bulldogs are still inexperienced.
    There are six freshmen and only one senior on the roster. “Five or six of my girls have never played the game before in their lives and one of them is my senior,” said Coach Allicyn Garrett.

  • Tell City thumps Paoli

    PAOLI—Justice Kuster scattered six hits as Tell City defeated Paoli 13-3 in softball Saturday.
    Kuster walked none and struck out one in the five-inning game, which Tell City won by the 10-run rule.
    She “hit her spots and pitched a good game,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Chloe Carman and Emili Stephens each hit a single and a double to lead Tell City’s hitters and Morgan Schuetter also had two hits.

  • PC boys 2nd to Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Perry Central won six events but finished second in a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Southridge won with 64 points. Perry Central scored 55 and South Spencer 47.
    “Southridge pretty much won it with the throwing events,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “They swept all four places in the shot put and discus - that’s 22 points right there.”
    Perry Central’s Cain Hohne won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches.

  • Tell City ties Jeeps for first

    DUBOIS—Tell City dominated the distance races as expected as it tied for first place in a boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City and Northeast Dubois each scored 67 points and Tecumseh tallied 24.
    Tell City took first, second and fourth places in each individual distance race and won both distance relays.
    Leo Simpson won the 1600-meter run in 4:48.93. Thomas Simpson was second in 4:49.25 and freshman Kaden Chestnut placed fourth in 5:08.02.

  • Commodores conquer Cannelton

    LEOPOLD—Levi Hubert drove in four runs and three Perry Central pitchers combined to throw a one-hitter as the Commo-dores defeated Cannelton 20-1 in baseball Monday.
    Cannelton also hurt itself by giving up seven walks, committing five errors, and having some passed balls on third strikes.
    Perry Central jumped to an 18-0 lead in the first inning. Cannelton starter Chris Maffia went one-third of an inning but was charged with all 18 runs, though 10 were unearned.

  • Marksmen slug Rebels

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Travis Burchett hit a homer, double and single as Tell City beat South Spencer 12-2 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Burchett scored four runs and drove in one.
    Ryan Morgan and Whitaker Lyons each also had three hits for Tell City. Morgan drove in five runs and Lyons had three RBIs.
    Tretter Lyons added two hits and two runs scored. Morgan and Nick Smith each hit a double.
    The Marksmen had 14 hits overall.

  • Small fire ... big potential

    TELL CITY – As far as size goes, Tuesday’s prescribed burn next to the Tell City Ranger Station wasn’t all that impressive. But in terms of public awareness and developing a community-wide appreciation for the role of native grasses and fire in maintaining public lands, the blaze was impressive indeed.

  • Always faithful

    The Perry County Marines Detachment 1398 held its officer installation Monday, April 9. From the left are judge advocate Jeff Devillez, sergeant at arms Ken Eubanks, installing officer Dave Englert PDC, commandant Glenn Newton, senior vice commandant Harvey Bays, adjutant Donnie Goffinet, junior vice commandant Jerry Meunier, pay master Cindy Meunier and chaplain Patrick Rich.

  • Lasher completes Army unit training in Kansas

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – U.S . Army Pvt. Michael D. Lasher completed 16 weeks of One Station Unit Training with honors in marksmanship at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. He is currently stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas, home of the Big Red One, the first Infantry Division.

    He is the son of Brian and Joan Lasher of Rockport and Nancy and Robert Schmidt of Germantown, Ohio. He is the grandson of Iola Lasher and the late Lawrence Lasher of Leopold and Ovalee and Dorothy LaGrange of rural Tell City.