Today's News

  • Community Events; May 8

    Twilight Towers yard sale Saturday


    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers annual yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 13, starting at 7 a.m. in the dining room, 1648 10th St. Tell City.

    Included in the yard sale will be a biscuits and gravy breakfast, bake sale and quilt fundraiser. A full order of breakfast will be $2.50, and a half order will cost $1.25.

  • Southridge edges Perry Central in unified track

    HUNTINGBURG—Trey Novak won two events but Perry Central lost to Southridge 110-105 in unified track Monday.

  • Storms alter sports schedules

    PERRY COUNTY—Heavy rains forced postponement of all four sports events involving Perry County teams Saturday.
    Tell City’s home PAC baseball game with North Posey has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. May 20.
    No new dates were announced for the Shoals at Cannelton baseball game or South Central at Perry Central and Cannelton at Crothersville softball games.
    The PLAC junior high track meets that Perry Central was to have participated in at Mitchell Friday were postponed to Wednesday because of the threat of storms Friday evening.

  • Braves, Rangers top Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City had only three hits in a 5-1 PAC softball loss to Forest Park Tuesday.
    Tell City batters had only four strikeouts. “We put the ball in play but just not hard enough to get past the infield,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Forest Park had five hits but also took advantage of four Tell City errors.
    “We made a few simple errors but we continue to work on fundamentals and are improving with every game,” said Schuetter.

  • Commodores held to 2 hits

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had only two hits in an 11-1 PLAC softball loss to Orleans Monday.
    “We had one of our worst hitting games of the season,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “And we did not pitch well at the beginning.
    “Getting behind on the count and walking some batters and a couple hit batters put us in the hole from the start. Orleans capitalized on it by hitting a grand slam in the first inning.”
    Orleans scored five runs that inning and three the next to take a quick 8-0 lead.

  • Perry Central 2nd in Springs Valley match

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley is usually one of the favorites in PLAC boys golf, but Perry Central beat the Blackhawks on their home course Monday.
    Forest Park won the three-team match with 160 strokes. Perry Central shot 175 and Springs Valley 181.
    South Central did not have enough players for a team score, as it had only two golfers competing.
    All six Perry Central golfers shot under 50. Zach James led the team with a 2-over-par 38, one stroke behind medalist Logan Russell of Springs Valley.
    James birdied the par-5, No. 7 hole.

  • New football sectionals favor PC over TC

    Tell City and Perry Central will be in the same class in football next year but are not likely to meet in the postseason.
    Though they are in the same county and roughly only 15 miles apart, the IHSAA, in its infinite wisdom, saw fit Monday to place them in different Class 2A sectionals for the next two years.
    Perry Central could have to make a long trip east to play Switzerland County in a sectional game. But the good news for the Commodores is they are in a much easier sectional than Tell City’s.

  • Tell City tops Bulldogs 19-2

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 12 unearned runs in the first three innings en route to a 19-2 baseball win over Cannelton Tuesday.
    Cannelton committed eight errors in the five-inning game. Tell City had 10 hits and also took advantage of seven walks, two hit batsmen, a wild pitch and a passed ball.
    Travis Burchett walked to lead off the game. He stole second base and advanced to third as Trent Lindauer reached base on a throwing error by the shortstop.

  • Hoosier National Forest’s newest firefighter stays busy

    Sean Moreno is the newest full-time firefighter on the Hoosier National Forest and is stationed on the Tell City Ranger District. He came to the Hoosier National Forest from California. Since arriving, Moreno has been busy with preparing fire lines for the spring burning season and working on several prescribed fires. There have even been a few wildfires to keep him busy.

  • Yard sale will support Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation


    Staff Writer


    BRISTOW – In order to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Delores Welp has had yard sales twice a year for the past three years. The next one will be at her home in Bristow from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6.