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Today's News

  • Festival family events planned at Santa Claus Museum and Village

    SANTA CLAUS – A stocking full of Christmas events will happen at the Santa Claus Museum and Village this holiday season. All events are free of charge.

    Storyteller Susan Fowler returns to kick off the Christmas season at the Santa Claus Museum & Village on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m.

  • Holiday Helpers United Christmas assistance program nears

    TELL CITY – It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner. Is your church youth or mission group, your organization, your business or your family already thinking about helping others this Christmas season? Well, United Way of Perry County is too. The Holiday Helpers United partners are already working to help those in need this Christmas and we need your help.

  • Run Run Rudolph 5K is Dec. 3 at the Santa Claus Land of Lights

    SANTA CLAUS –  The fourth annual Run Run Rudolph 5K run and walk is Saturday, Dec. 3, starting at 4 p.m., through the Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort. 

    Participants will be met with elves, reindeer, magical holiday surprises and thousands of spectacular lights as the course travels the light show three times before heading back to the start/finish line. The top 9 male runners and top 9 female runners will be rewarded with Run Run Rudolph medals!

  • Tell City wins 7th grade tourney

    LEOPOLD—Lainey Peter scored 14 points as Tell City defeated Crawford County 28-22 to win Perry Central’s seventh grade girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Sadie Flamion added six points and Victoria Weatherholt four for the Marksmen.
    Tell City beat Perry Central 18-12 in the first round as Jenna Arnold scored 12 points and Flamion added four.
    Kendra Gehlhausen led Perry Central with six points.

  • Perry Central 2nd in eighth grade tourney; Tell City 3rd

    LEOPOLD—Tecumseh used its quickness and full-court trapping defense to beat Perry Central 29-6 in the championship game of Perry Central’s eighth grade girls basketball tourney Saturday.

  • Bryant academic all-conference

    GARY—Tell City graduate Cassie Bryant has been named to the Independent Academic All-Conference team in NAIA Division I volleyball.

  • Chargers outswim Tell City boys

    TELL CITY—Josh Gaynor won the diving but Pike Central won the other 11 events to beat Tell City 115-56 in boys swimming Monday.
    Gaynor scored 168.25 points in diving.
    But Pike Central, which has won the PAC the last three years, dominated the 11 swimming events.
    Tell City’s Stephen Houle placed second in two individual events, swimming the 200-yard individual medley in 2:53.06 and the 500 freestyle in 6:29.28.
    Freshman Drew Ettensohn placed second in the 50 free in 25.38 seconds and third in the 100 butterfly in 1:29.31.

  • Teague 5-0 at Bedford as Marksmen go 2-3

    BEDFORD—David Teague went 5-0 but shorthanded Tell City finished 2-3 in the Super 6 Duals wrestling round-robin Saturday.
    “We took nine kids and finished with eight,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly. “Same old story - we beat two of the teams head-to-head but can’t win by giving up five or six forfeits.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Brea Haller, Sydney Burton and Taylor Kratzer each won one event to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    Tell City beat Evansville Day 109-16 but lost to Pike Central 111-61.
    Haller won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:04.41.
    Burton took the 100 breaststroke in 1:27.67.
    Kratzer won the 500 freestyle in 5:59.19 and teammate Brenna Franzman placed second in 7:09.75.
    Sydney Robbins took second in the 50 free in 30.33 seconds.
    The Marksmen also placed second in all three relays.

  • Graham 26th in all-star race

    KETTERING, Ohio—Perry Central’s Marcus Graham finished 26th in 16:27 to help the Indiana All-Stars place second in the Mideast Cross Country Championships Saturday.
    The top 12 seniors from each of four state meets - Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio - were invited to compete in this meet.
    Graham was in 16th place with 500 meters to go when he fell hard while rounding a turn.
    He was leading a close pack of runners at the time and “he immediately lost seven spots,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.