Today's News

  • TC’s next opponent now one of PAC’s elite

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Several coaches predicted North Posey, which will visit Tell City Friday at 7:30 p.m., could become one of the top three football teams in the PAC this year.
    So far that has come true. The Vikings are 4-2 overall and 3-2 in the PAC.
    They had to play last year’s top three PAC teams, Gibson Southern, Southridge and Heritage Hills, in consecutive weeks. They lost to the first two but came away with a 37-23 win over Heritage Hills.

  • Commodores to host balanced Senators next

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Most area football teams are run-oriented this year. But West Washington, which will visit Perry Central Friday at 6:30 p.m., likes to pass just as much.
    “They’re balanced - I’d say it’s about 50-50 passing and running,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.
    Nick Marrs, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound senior, quarterbacks the 4-2 Senators.
    “He’s got a good arm and he’s pretty accurate most of the time,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.

  • T’birds take advantage of Perry Central’s turnoversT’birds take advantage of Perry Central’s turnovers

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Total yards and first downs indicated the game should be close, but Eastern Greene scored off three Perry Central turnovers in the first 14 minutes to beat the Commodores 45-12 in football Saturday.
    Eastern Greene returned the opening kickoff to its own 48-yard line and scored six plays later on a 9-yard pass from Caleb Hamilton to J.W. Howard.
    The Thunderbirds’ second possession ended when Perry Central’s Clay James intercepted a pass.

  • TC boys dominate Lincoln Trail meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys cross country team showed its depth in several ways as it won its Lincoln Trail Invitational by 62 points Saturday.
    Tell City scored 34 points and Heritage Hills was second in the 10-team meet with 96.
    Perry Central finished eighth with 167 points and Cannelton was 10th with 300.
    Running without its usual No. 4 runner, Kaden Chestnut, who had a hip injury, Tell City still placed all five of its scorers in the top 10 and seven in the top 18 of the 87-runner field.

  • Jim and Georgena Chesterfield

    Jim and Georgena Chesterfield of Bristow will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 14, with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. at the home of Eugene and Delores Welp.

    Jim and Georgena have two children, Georgena Evasuzann Bobe and James Chesterfield Jr., both of Bristow, a daughter in law, Heather Chesterfield and three grandchildren, David Bobe, Caitlyn Chesterfield and Caleigh Chesterfield.

  • Litherland - Keown

    Whitney Litherland and Tony Keown, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Joe and Gayle Litherland . She is a graduate of Tell City High School and earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Indiana. She teaches kindergarten at William Tell Elementary School in Tell City.

  • Thomas – Wheatley

    Amber Thomas and Trent Wheatley were wed at 2 p.m. June 17, 2017, in a double-ring ceremony at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius and Rev. Tom Brown officiated.

    The bride was given in marriage by her mother and father, Laura and Mark Thomas of Tell City.

  • Robotics grant enhances Cannelton school’s STEM

    CANNELTON – Students at Cannelton Junior Senior High School will soon begin a robotics program to bolster their science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives. The class was formed in part by a donation to the school.

    The Vex EDR robotics received were purchased via federal funds available through the Carl D. Perkins Grant.

  • Monte Cassino pilgrimages begin Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in October. At the first event, the newly restored  chapel and grounds will be blessed by Saint Meinrad Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, OSB.

    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

  • 37th Mt. Zion Apple Fest Oct. 14-15

    ROCKPORT – The 37th annual Mt. Zion Apple Fest is scheduled for Oct. 14-15 at Honey Creek Farm. Activities will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Parking will cost $3 per car.