Today's News

  • Raiders’ depth overpowers Tell City

    TELL CITY—Trent Harding was Tell City’s only winner in an 88-39 boys swimming loss to Southridge Thursday.

  • Tecumseh stops TC girls

    TELL CITY—No one scored more than seven points for Tell City as it had a lackluster game in a 47-40 PAC girls basketball loss to Tecumseh Thursday.
    “We weren’t prepared and that’s my fault,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “We just didn’t seem ready to play.
    “We came off a good game against Dubois and we didn’t have a very good week of practice.”
    Tell City had trouble penetrating Tecumseh’s zone defense and was also hurt by center McKenzie Hayes’ getting into early foul trouble.

  • Orleans takes advantage of Perry Central’s fouls

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had problems on defense in a 44-41 PLAC girls basketball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    The Commodores had decent statistics in nearly every category: 39.2 percent field-goal shooting, 31 rebounds and only 14 turnovers.
    But “we didn’t defend well at times,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We just gave up too many layups—we were letting them blow right by us.
    “We’re putting people at the foul line too much.

  • Marksmen nip Raiders

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay, to edge Southridge 95-87 in girls swimming Thursday.

  • Cannelton girls force Lions’ turnovers

    SELLERSBURG—Cannelton overcame 26.6 percent field-goal shooting to beat Rock Creek Academy 53-43 in girls basketball Friday.
    Rock Creek played a 2-1-2 zone defense most of the time. “We had a lot of open shoots—we just couldn’t knock any of them down,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    The Bulldogs made up for their cold shooting on defense as they forced 40 Rock Creek turnovers—26 on steals.
    Some of those turnovers came against the Bulldogs’ full-court press and some against their 1-2-2 half-court trap.

  • Tecumseh overtakes Tell City in 2nd half

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit only 27.0 percent from the field in a 42-34 PAC boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Friday.

  • Commodores hold off Springs Valley

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced 15 turnovers —14 on steals—in defeating Springs Valley 75-64 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    Springs Valley pulled within four points, 53-49, on a basket in the lane by Ethan Galloway with under seven minutes left in the game.
    The Commodores replied with an 8-0 run, pushing their lead back to 12 points.
    A basket and free throw by Tanner Cassidy started the run.

  • Tell City parade, chili cook off winners announced

    Winners of the Tell City Christmas parade float contest and the annual chili cook-off gathered in City Hall park for pictures and to received commemorative plaques for their achievements. Also attending the award ceremony were Pam Franzman of Franzman Insurance, who sponsored the trophies; Brian Melton of the Christmas parade committee; Tell City council member Gary Morton and Tell City Beautification Committee chair Bev Minto. Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing presented the awards.

    Photos: Trista Lutgring

  • North Perry Head Start celebrate Thanksgiving

    LEOPOLD – Students at Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start participated in activities based on the theme of Thanksgiving in November.

    Each child invited a special person to attend skits, which the students performed, and then ended a special day with an ice cream social.
    The children recited the Pledge of Allegiance and then presented a tribute to the Native Americans and pilgrims first Thanksgiving.
    The tribute was performed by the students and narrated by teacher Cindy Lewis.

  • First United Methodist Church sets plans for Christmas celebrations

    TELL CITY – The First United Methodist Church of Tell City will celebrate Christmas with a variety of services beginning Sunday as the Chancel Choir presents their Christmas Cantata during the 9 a.m. worship service.
    The celebration will continue with a traditional Christmas Eve Service, at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 with a Christmas message by Pastor Andy Payton, Communion and Candlelight.
    Christmas morning, Dec. 25, the church will host a Christmas Carol Service at 10:00 a.m.