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Today's News

  • Parks board’s master plan pushed back

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Board member Rick Newton told the Perry County Parks & Recreation Department’s board Wednesday that the department’s new master plan won’t be ready by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ April 15 deadline for this year.

  • Williams files candidacy for county council

    TELL CITY – A Tobinsport woman who served for more than a decade on the Perry Central Community School Board and has helped to lead several groups within the community has filed for the county council’s District 4 seat.

    Republican Earla Williams, 62, will seek the seat held by Democrat Jody French, who is not seeking a second term in 2018.

  • Tell City anticipating large crowd Friday

    John Jameson, who was a Tell City assistant basketball coach 1968-73, returned to Bryan Taylor Arena for the Marksmen’s game with Wood Memorial Jan. 26.
    Though that was the worst game the Marksmen have played in the last two months, Jameson said he enjoyed it and enjoyed visiting with his former boss, Bob Lochmueller, and two of his best players from his undefeated 1969-70 freshman team, Bob Cravens and Paul Werner.

  • Hayes, Goffinet make All-PAC in girls basketball

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes and guard Katie Goffinet were named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a 5-foot-11 junior, made the 12-girl team for the second year in a row.
    She averaged 10.0 points per game and led the conference with 8.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 56.4 percent from the field and 73.0 percent of her free throws to lead the Marksmen in both categories.

  • Mucker, Hagedorn lose in wrestling semistate

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City’s Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn lost in their first-round wrestling semistate matches Saturday, ending their seasons.

  • Hornets sting Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Hancock County built a 23-9 first-quarter lead with strong offensive rebounding and beat Cannelton 76-44 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Hornets scored nine two-point baskets in the first quarter and six of them came after offensive rebounds.
    Parker Newby scored two of them, including one at the buzzer.
    Two other Hornet baskets that quarter came on drives after Cannelton turnovers.

  • Obermeier, Titans sink Tell City late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH—Center Wes Obermeier scored three consecutive field goals for Gibson Southern in the last 2 1/2 minutes as the Titans edged Tell City 43-38 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City took a 33-31 lead on two free throws by Braeden Beard with 4:05 left.
    Obermeier missed a shot on the Titans’ next possession but teammate Nick Maurer scored on the rebound to tie the game.

  • Vikings pull away from PC late 75-66

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central was unable to hold off a late surge by North Posey and lost 75-66 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central’s Ryan Hubert made a three-pointer from the right wing to close the third quarter, cutting the Vikings’ lead to 53-49.
    The Commodores’ Andy Graves started the fourth quarter with a basket to cut the Vikings’ lead to two. He was also fouled on the shot but missed the free throw.

  • Honor Band accolades
  • Tell City Students of the Month