Today's News

  • Special Olympics track and field meet May 5

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County and St. Meinrad Archabbey/Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. will be hosting their annual track and field and bocce meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, at Legion Field in Tell City.

    “Everyone is welcome to attend this event,” said Vicky Lutgring, Special Olympics Perry County, County Coordinator.  “Please come out and meet some of our outstanding areas Special Olympians!”

  • Medicine cabinet clean-out day April 28

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Council along with Tell City Police Department, Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Cannelton Police Department, Perry County Solid Waste Management District, Perry County Memorial Hospital and Federal Drug Enforcement Administration are sponsoring a Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day on Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tell City Volunteer Fire Department and Perry County Memorial Hospital Leopold Clinic.

    Here are seven good reasons why we need to recycle prescription medications.

  • We the Youth accepting leadership applicants

    PERRY COUNTY – We The Youth of Perry County is accepting applications for the upcoming program year.  We the Youth of Perry County is a leadership program for students who will be freshmen for the 2018-19 school year. Students must attend Tell City Junior-Senior High School, Perry Central High School or Cannelton High School. 

    Applications are available in the school offices. For more information contact Beth Bruggeman, executive director, at (812) 547-5540. The deadline for applications is June 15.

  • Lincoln Amphitheatre seeking volunteers for 2018 performances

    LINCOLN CITY – The Lincoln Amphitheatre is seeking volunteers for its 2018 performance series. Roles and responsibilities could vary from show to show, but primary areas the venue needs assistance are as ticket scanners and ushers.  For their efforts, selected volunteers will receive a Lincoln Amphitheatre staff shirt, as well as free and discounted ticketing opportunities to all 2018 performances.

  • Titans topple Tell City in straight sets

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Thursday.
    In singles play Cori Jones defeated Caitlin Teague 6-0, 6-2 in No. 1, Rachel Jones beat Beth Whitworth 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2, and Mary Hall defeated Claire Zellers 6-1, 6-2 in No. 3.
    The Titans won every game in the doubles matches.
    Shelby Braselton and Hannah Reinbrecht defeated Ireland Gaynor and Hannah Rhodes 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1.
    Lexie Birch and Sami Burcell beat Baylee Bryant and Leann Goffinet by the same score in No. 2.

  • Commodores third in triangular golf match

    OAKLAND CITY—Two Perry Central golfers shot in the 40s but the Commodores finished third in a three-team match Thursday.
    Wood Memorial won with 168 strokes and had the individual medalist, Carter Creeden, who shot 40.
    Forest Park shot 185 and Perry Central 199.
    Braeden Etienne shot 48 to lead Perry Central and Garrett James shot 49.
    Brennan Tucker shot 50 and Lain Knieriem 52 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.
    Liam Gogel, who shot 56, and Cole Johnson, 59, also played for the Commodores.

  • PC falls twice by 1 run

    HUNTINGBURG—Perry Central’s softball team hasn’t cracked the win column yet but is getting close, falling twice by one run to strong PAC teams last week.
    The Commodores lost 10-9 in eight innings at Southridge Thursday.
    They scored two runs in the top of the seventh to tie it but the Raiders scored one with two outs in the eighth to win.
    The Commodores outhit the Raiders 11-10 as Kirstyn Linne went 3 for 5 with a double and Karissa Gayer added two hits.

  • Tell City splits games

    EVANSVILLE—Chloe Sandage went 3 for 4 with two RBIs as Tell City whipped Bosse 17-3 in softball Thursday.
    Justice Kuster added two doubles and three RBIs to the Marksmen’s 15-hit attack.
    Ava Hilgenhold contributed a double and a single, Emili Stephens and Morgan Schuetter each went 2 for 4, and Hayley Fackler hit a double.
    The Marksmen finished the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    Kuster pitched all five innings for her fifth win of the season. She gave up three hits and two walks and struck out seven.

  • Perry Central wins 3 of 3

    LEOPOLD—Reece Davis went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs as Perry Central beat Mitchell 7-5 in PLAC baseball Fri-day.
    Gavin Poole added a single and a double and an RBI to the Commodores’ nine-hit attack. Colten Bland also had a double.
    Jaron Underhill earned the win in 3 1/3 innings of relief pitching. He struck out five and walked none.
    Perry Central starter Wes Scamahorn had some control problems, walking six and striking out seven in 3 2/3 innings.

  • Morgan, TC stop Patriots

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Ryan Morgan pitched a two-hitter and Tell City erupted for four runs in the third inning to beat Heritage Hills 4-1 in PAC baseball Friday.
    Morgan walked one and struck out two.
    He said his four-seam fastball “was really on-point and my curveball was too.”
    He got behind in several counts early “because I hadn’t thrown out of the stretch yet,” he said. “After that I really keyed in to get my fastball in there.”