Today's News

  • Leopold Christmas parade postponed until Dec. 11

    LEOPOLD – Due to rain forecast for Sunday, Leopold’s Christmas parade has been postponed until 1 p.m. Dec. 11. The parade was scheduled for Sunday but Debbie Kelly said the decision was made Friday morning to reschedule the event.

  • Breakfast set for Sunday at St. Boniface Church

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church’s parish family invites neighbors and friends to a breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in the church parish center in Fulda.
    The menu will include sausage, biscuits and gravy, cinnamon roll, fruit cup, coffee, milk and juice. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children (This is a correction from the story published in the Thursday edition of The News).
    Those attending will also be able to visit with Saint Nicholas during the morning.

  • River continues march higher; portions of Indiana 66 closed

    PERRY COUNTY – A flood warning continues for the Ohio River at Tell City. The river was forecast to rise above its 38-foot flood stage by early Thursday and will continue to rise to near 40.1 feet by early Sunday. Additional rises are possible next week.

  • Tell City girls sink Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won 10 of 11 events to trounce Boonville 105-61 in girls swimming Monday.
    Loren Braunecker, Bailey Malone and Charissa Lahee each won two individual races for the Marksmen.
    Braunecker took the 200-yard freestyle in 2:21.82 and the 500 free in 6:28.88.
    Malone won the 200 individual medley in 2:33.46 and the 100 butterfly in 1:08.15.
    Lahee won two sprints, taking the 50 free in 28.38 seconds and the 100 free in 1:03.04.

  • Wahl named district baseball coach of year

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s Mark Wahl has been named the District O 2011 baseball Coach of the Year in voting by coaches in the district.
    Wahl, 31, will receive the award at the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association’s clinic in January.
    District O covers 19 schools in seven counties.
    In his third year as Tell City’s coach Wahl guided the Marksmen to a 19-7 record and the PAC title, their first conference title in 28 years.
    They were ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class 2A most of the season, rising as high as No. 4.

  • Cannelton routs Trinity

    CANNELTON—Sarah Powers scored 23 points as Cannelton overwhelmed Whitesville Trinity 72-31 in girls basketball Monday.
    Powers made 10 of 10 free throws to raise her season free-throw shooting to 80.3 percent (53 of 66).
    She scored 13 points in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 41-14 lead.
    “She only played a little over half the game,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Allicyn Garrett added 15 points and Sammie James and Mikah Hemmings each scored 13.

  • PC girls pull away from Eagles in fourth quarter

    LANESVILLE—Ashley Graves had 15 points, 15 rebounds, four blocked shots and three steals as Perry Central beat Lanesville 57-42 in girls basketball Monday.
    Graves hit 6 of 9 shots from the field and 3 of 4 free throws as she dominated inside against the shorter Eagles despite their playing a box-and-one defense on her.
    She sat out about eight minutes of the first half in foul trouble, though.

  • TC hits 61 percent to defeat Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 60.7 percent from the field and outrebounded Cannelton 38-15 to beat the Bulldogs 85-59 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Perry Central steals win over Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central made 15 steals in a 60-46 boys basketball win over Tell City Tuesday.

  • COLUMN: Rethinking Education Reform

    By JAMES GUTHRIE, Guest Columnist

    As budget crises deepen across the country, many fear that education funding could be put on the chopping block. If school budgets are reduced, will it be possible to get a high-quality education in public schools?

    The simple answer is yes. A high-quality education might be priceless in today’s economy. But it doesn’t have to be overly expensive.