Today's News

  • Tell City plans alumni game to celebrate 100th anniversary

    TELL CITY—Tell City High School will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its boys basketball team on Saturday, Nov. 26, at its game with Cannelton.
    Tell City’s program has accumulated 1,129 documented wins in school history since becoming an IHSAA member.
    The celebration will begin with an alumni game from 5 to 5:40 p.m. The junior varsity game will start at 6 p.m. and the varsity game at 7:30 p.m. A postgame reception in Tell City will follow at a location to be determined.

  • Hayes, Reed named to All-PAC volleyball team

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s McKenzie Hayes and Hana Reed were elected to the All-PAC volleyball team in voting by league coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a junior, made the 15-girl team for the second year in a row. She joins Kara Kessans, Renee Alvey, Emily Harpenau and Kara McClintic as the only Tell City girls to make all-conference in volleyball twice.
    Hayes was the top vote-getter among the all-around players after finishing second in that voting last year.

  • Peter qualifies for state

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central junior Cathryn Peter qualified for the state cross country meet again and Alex Newton just missed with their performances in the Brown County semistate Saturday.
    The top six teams and the top 15 individuals in the 20-team semistates qualified for state.
    Perry Central was eighth in the boys meet—13 points behind sixth-place Seymour—and 11th in the girls meet—65 points behind sixth-place New Albany.
    “Both teams had a legitimate shot at making it (to state),” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett of his squads. “But everyone had to be on on the same day.”

  • Trojans oust Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Dropped balls and inconsistent hitting hurt Cannelton in a 25-13, 25-18, 25-17 loss to Wood Memorial in the semifinals of the Class A volleyball sectional Saturday.

    Cannelton built a 5-1 lead in the third game as Sarah Powers served three consecutive points--one on a kill by Taylor Childers and one on an ace.
    But Powers’ next serve went out of bounds and Wood Memorial replied with four points served by Bonnie Breker to take a 6-5 lead.
    Cannelton tied the score 6-6 but never led again.

  • Tell City defeats PC in semifinals

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—McKen-zie Hayes made 18 kills, 11 digs and three blocks as Tell City beat Perry Central 25-12, 25-22, 25-15 in the Class 2A volleyball sectional semifinals Saturday afternoon.

    Hayes also set the ball up for eight assists. Charissa Lahee had nine assists, made 12 digs, and served 13 points, including two aces.
    Stori Beard added nine digs, five kills and two assists. Logan Flannagan made four kills and Kassidie Hayes added three kills and three blocks.
    Hana Reed made 11 digs and served 11 points. Taylor Benningfield made six digs.

  • Four Generations . . .

    Four generations of the family of James Rhodes of Leopold gathered recently to pose for a picture.

    Pictured sitting is Lacey Kilbanger of Indianapolis holding her daughter, Annabell. Standing is Annabell’s grandmother, Kimberly Hall of Tell City and Rhodes, who is Annabell’s great-grandfather.

  • Mater Dei defeats Tell City for championship

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Momen-tum can change quickly in a volleyball match as Tell City discovered in a 22-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-17 loss to Mater Dei in the Forest Park Class 2A sectional championship match Saturday.

    Tell City appeared to have momentum after grinding out a 25-22 win in the first game.
    McKenzie Hayes made at least six kills for the Marksmen in that game. She made a free-ball kill for the final point after Mater Dei dug up two of her spikes during that volley.

  • Benefit for Lois Aders Saturday in Bristow

    BRISTOW – A benefit to raise funds for Lois Aders will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bristow Community Center.
    Aders has myeloma, a type of bone cancer that is not curable. She was in re-mission for six months before the cancer returned. Her condition has now progressed and doctors are putting her on a new form of chemotherapy.
    The cost of this treatment is $8,000 per month. After insurance, Aders will have to pay $2,000 per month.

  • Twilight Towers to host annual Christmas bazaar Dec. 10

    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers residents will hold their annual Christmas bazaar Dec. 10 in the dining room at 1648 10th St., Tell City.
    The event will begin at 7 a.m.
    There will be a bake sale, as well as handmade Christmas wreaths and decorations, handmade jewelry, and crafts, handmade floral arrangements and comforts, a Christmas quilt raffle and a white elephant sale.
    A biscuit and gravy breakfast will also be served, along with coffee, milk and orange juice.

  • David and Kathryn Hammond

    David and Kathryn Hammond of Tell City will mark their 45th wedding anniversary Nov. 4, 2011.

    Mr. Hammond married the former Kathryn Kleeman Nov. 4, 1966, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.
    The couple has three children, Todd Hammond and his wife, Jaime of Tell City, Kurt Hammond and his wife, Lori of Tell City and Amy Layman and her husband, Geoff of Granger.
    They are the grandparents of Will, Jack and Karson Hammond and Grace, Caroline and Kate Layman.