Today's News

  • Tell City man jailed on child pornography charge

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man has been charged with possessing child pornography after an investigation by Tell City police officers and other law-enforcement agencies.

    According to Tell City Detective Roger Smith, the Tell City Police Department initiated an inquiry into possible child pornography. Officers obtained a warrant to search a home at 838 N. 18th St.

    During the course of the investigation, officers allegedly discovered digital images of underage children that were sexually explicit in nature.

  • Repairs bolster Cannelton’s floodwall accreditations


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – A flood gate that helps control backflow of river water at the mouth of Castlebury Creek in Cannelton will need to be replaced. Part of the work to ensure the city’s floodwall maintains the appropriate Federal Emergency Management Agency safety accreditations, it was initially believed the 70-year-old cast-iron gate could be repaired.

  • Local schools honor those who served


    Staff Writer


    The various branches of the military were saluted Wednesday morning at Tell City High School during a Veterans Day ceremony. With several seats placed front and center for the numerous men and women who served in the armed forces, students filled the auditorium for a recognition, marked with an oration from Eighth District U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon.

    One by one, Principal Brad Ramsey asked members of the individual branches to stand and be recognized for their service.

  • Perry Central schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    21    Corydon Central Scr.    A    11:00
    25    Tell City    A    6:00
    4    Cannelton    A    6:00
    8    Crawford Co.    A    5:30
    11    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    12    Evansville Mater Dei    H    3:00

  • Wolfpack shut down Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Cannelton didn’t get a shot off in the first quarter and lost to Crawford County 48-4 in season-opening girls basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs committed 23 turnovers in the first half and 28 for the game.
    They hit 1 of 18 shots from the field and 2 of 4 free throws.
    “We didn’t look to shoot,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Nicole Harris, Cannelton’s leading returning scorer, took nine shots but missed them all.

  • Hubert on All-PLAC volleyball team again

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Maddie Hubert was a repeat selection on the All-PLAC volleyball team Thursday.
    Hubert was the only Commodore named to the 12-girl team in voting by conference coaches.
    Perry Central went 3-3 in conference play to finish fourth in the seven-team conference.

  • 8 Commodores on All-PLAC football squad

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Eight Perry Central players, including two repeat selections, were chosen for the All-PLAC football team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Senior running back Jacob Braun and senior quarterback Lane Lynch were Perry Central’s repeaters, though both made the team on defense last year.
    Senior receiver Luke Hilgenhold, senior lineman Clay Atkins and junior lineman Zach James were the other Commodores to make it on offense this year.

  • Rangers down cold Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 28.9 percent from the field in a 66-35 PAC girls basketball loss to Forest Park Thursday.
    The Marksmen got off to a cold start, hitting only 2 of 12 from the field in the first quarter as they fell behind 16-4.
    They never really improved until the fourth quarter, when they hit 7 of 16. But they fell behind 53-20 before they scored in that period.
    “I thought we had some good looks - we just missed them,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.

  • Trojans hold off Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—After leading nearly the entire first half, Perry Central went cold in the third quarter and lost to Wood Memorial 47-39 in girls basketball Friday.
    Wood Memorial took a 7-6 lead on a free throw by Sydney Day with 4:14 left in the first quarter.
    Perry Central replied with an 8-0 run, though, to take a 14-7 lead early in the second quarter.
    Sarah Spires hit a driving shot to start that streak.

  • Arts association returning “Nutcracker” to Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association is partnering with the Children’s Center for Dance Education in Evansville to bring the quintessential Christmas ballet to Tell City.

    “The Nutcracker” will be performed at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, on the Tell City High School Auditorium stage.