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Today's News

  • Forest Park ousts Marksmen

    HUNTINGBURG—Reserve center Lynk Kordes scored 13 points in the second half as Forest Park beat Tell City 65-48 in a Class 2A boys basketball sectional semifinal Friday.

    Kordes’ career-high point total all came in a seven-minute span.

    The Rangers’ complemented his inside game by hitting 4 of 7 three-point shots in the second half.

    The Marksmen led much of the second half despite a ragged start that included five first-quarter turnovers and nine in the first half.

  • Dickerson all-county MVP in close vote

    This year there was general agreement on who should be on the All-Perry County girls basketball team but little agreement on who should be named its Most Valuable Player.

    Once again I had the three county coaches, the two who coaches against all three county teams (Alan Cox of Crawford County and Randy Graham of Tecumseh) and me, who saw all three county teams play at least four times, do the voting.

    Each was asked to vote for five players they would want to put on the floor together to try to win a game.

  • Archers win 3 more matches

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City scored seven pins to beat Heritage Hills 72-39 in junior high wrestling Thursday.

    Jagger Hudson, Grant Bolin, Justin Alvarez, Spenser Beard, C.J. Rowe, Cody Osborne and Nick Bolin earned the pins for the Archers.

    Osborne scored his fastest, in just 20 seconds.

    The Archers might have won by an even larger margin but “our forfeits did not match up that well, costing us some points,” said Tell City Coach Josh Casebolt.

  • Patriots' depth edges Archers

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City won 8 of 13 events but finished second in a junior high boys triangular swim meet Thursday.

    The Archers beat South Spencer but lost to Heritage Hills by one point.

    “Heritage Hills was able to enter two relays in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays where we barely have enough boys to fill all three relays,” said Tell City Coach Lewis Anderson.

    Tell City’s Trent Rainey won the 50- and 100-yard freestyles for Tell City in 29.42 seconds and 1:10.42, respectively.

  • TC girls beat 3 of 4 opponents

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 9 of 13 events as it dominated a junior high girls triangular swim meet Tuesday.

    Tell City scored 136 points, Boonville 86, and Pike Central 74.

    Logan Flannagan won the 100-yard individual medley in 1:18.82 and the 50 breaststroke in 40.31.

    Bailey Powell won the 100 and 200 freestyles in 1:09.90 and 2:36.06 respectively.

    Other individual winners for the Archers were Sidney Brown in the 50 backstroke in 41.63 seconds and Kassie Peter in the 50 free in 32.31.

  • TC team wins weightlifting title

    REO—Led by two individual champions, Tell City won the junior-senior division of the 17th annual Southern Indiana bench press & squat competition at South Spencer Feb. 27.

    “We’ve never won it before,” noted Tell City football defensive coordinator Ron Robinson, who helps supervise Tell City’s weightlifting program.

    More than 20 schools from southern Indiana and western Kentucky competed.

     Tell City senior Kyle Osborne won the 216-pounds-and-over individual title with a 300-pound bench press and 485-pound squat.

  • Breaking News Saturday memorial service moved to Cannelton Community Center

    CANNELTON - Due to rain forecast to fall this week and concerns over parking at the crash site in Millstone, Saturday’s memorial service marking the 50th anniversary of the 1960 Northwest Electra airline crash will be held at the Cannelton Community Center.

    The service had been planned for the crash site.

    The memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a reception.

  • Officials trim number of polling sites to 11

    TELL CITY - Perry County commissioners reduced at a regular meeting Monday the number of voting locations in the county from 21 to 11.

    Their action came at the recommendation of the county election board, whose members said the changes will save more than $5,000 per election after the 2010 primary. They had also said it has become increasingly difficult to find people willing to staff the voting locations and some previously used sites did not meet criteria for wheelchair access.

    The following sites will be used beginning with the May 4 primary election.

  • Classic-car rally making summer visit to Tell City

    TELL CITY - A vintage car rally expected to draw dozens of historic autos will visit Tell City in July for a pre-Schweizer Fest event that will allow the public to see some of the rarest cars still on the road and their drivers.

    The fourth annual Hemmings Challenge will visit Tell City July 29 as part of a sponsorship by the city of Tell City, the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Quality of Life Committee of the Perry County Development Corp.

  • Positioning for a pin