Today's News

  • Mosby – Barger

    Vanessa Mosby and Dav-id Barger of Tell City an-nounce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Scott Mosby, Belinda Ball and Shelley Mosby, all of Tell City. She is a 2003 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2007 licensed practical nurse grad of Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville. She works as a licensed practical nurse at Miller’s Merry Manor in Rockport and at the Branchville Correctional Facility. She is also studying registered nursing through Excelsior College.

  • County official apologizes for jail cost


    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County Councilman Chet Mathena apologized at a regular meeting Aug. 23 for other officials approving the spending of more than $12 million on a new county jail.

  • Crawford repeats effort to cancel officials’ insurance


    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County Councilman Ron Crawford was rebuffed in a regular meeting last week in his latest attempt to eliminate costs borne by the county in the form of insurance for its leaders.

    He also questioned coverage provided to the spouse of an elected official not covered by the county’s insurance. 

  • Visitors center on fast track


    TELL CITY – Tell City’s visitors and event center will be built, with site work possible in coming days. 

    An extra $550,000 in funding from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority awarded last Thursday gave the city sufficient funding to award Bret Kleeman Masonry of Troy a $939,000 contract.

    A few flourishes of the pen during a special meeting Tuesday of the city’s board of public works and safety made the construction contract official.

  • Wolfpack shorthanded for matchup with PC

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County will definitely be outmanned when it visits Perry Central for a PLAC football game Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Wolfpack have only 18 players listed on their roster, with only three seniors and three juniors.
    They did not have enough players with the required practices in to have their preseason scrimmage with Corydon. And they did not play last week, so their only game so far was a 50-6 loss to North Harrison Aug. 17.

  • Rebels, Marksmen two teams that look similar

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City will host South Spencer Friday at 7 p.m. for a battle of similar PAC football teams.
    “They’re a lot like us,” Tell City Coach Ryan George said Monday. “They’re still trying to find their way.”
    The numbers back him up. Each is 0-2 and each has scored only 13 points this season.
    George said South Spencer’s team speed is also “very comparable to ours.”

  • Marksmen dominate Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Tell City won every match in straight sets to beat Tecumseh 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    The Marksmen  improved to 3-0 in the PAC and in dual meets overall. Their only better start in conference play ever was  a 6-0 start in the PAC in 2001.
    Anjan Kashyab shut out Daniel Pemberton 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Jake Swihart beat Grant Pemberton 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 and Jeff Yeung downed Robby Dunn 6-0, 6-2 in No. 3.
    Austin Paulin and Will Roberts beat Kaegan Whitehorse and Jack Johnson 6-1, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Tell City shut out twice

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Chris Schmitt scored three goals and had an assist on the other as Gibson Southern beat Tell City 4-0 in PAC boys soccer Monday.

  • PC 2nd in own tourney

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 26 kills and 22 digs as Perry Central placed second in its own four-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores beat Princeton 24-14, 25-17, lost to Northeast Dubois 23-25, 25-18, 15-13, and defeated Southridge 25-14, 25-22.
    Ashley Gengelbach made five kills and Harpenau and Sydney Goffinet each added four against Princeton. Grace James had 10 assists.
    Gengelbach made five blocks, Jordan Sprinkle three, and James two.
    Goffinet served four aces and Brittany Parker made three digs.

  • Perry Central boys win Boonville invitational

    BOONVILLE—Four Perry Central runners placed in the top 17 as the Commodores won Boonville’s 15-team boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    The Commodores scored 80 points to beat runner-up Evansville North by nine.
    Alex Newton placed 10th in 17:09 to lead the Commodores.
    Nathan Bashor was 14th in 17:24, Bryce Lain 16th in 17:27, Aaron Pierrard 17th in 17:28, and Abe Schwartz 28th in 17:49 to complete their scoring.