Today's News

  • Local students to perform in UE’s Holiday Pops Concert

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville has announced that two local students will perform at the Department of Music’s 32nd annual Holiday Pops Concert, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in downtown Evansville’s Victory Theatre.
    Taking part in the concert are Mary Burst of Tell City, majoring in music education, and Kaitlin Emmert of Ferdinand, majoring in music therapy.

  • Dinner fundraiser for Tyler Zoglman Sunday

    NEW BOSTON – A chicken-dinner fundraiser for Tyler Zoglman will be held Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, one half mile west of New Boston.
    Grilled chicken plates with mashed potatoes and green beans will be for sale starting at 10:30 a.m. Carry-out plates will be available. Soft drinks and desserts will also be for sale.
    The proceeds from the dinner will go toward Zoglman’s medical expenses. He is a 13-year-old Perry County resident battling cancer.

  • Parents Excited About Kids Night at local schools

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Youth Service Bureau recently held their PEAK Night programs at William Tell and Cannelton elementary schools.

    The Early Risers Skills for Success program sponsors a Parents Excited About Kids Night once each semester.
    This semester, 57 parents, students and professionals enjoyed an evening of encouragement, which included a family meal and student-led poetry reading.

  • ‘Messiah’ coming to St. Paul Church

    EVANSVILLE – As part of its outreach programs, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus will present George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    Under the direction of Evansville Philharmonic Chorus Director Dennis Malfatti, the baroque-size orchestra drawn from the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will join forces with voices from the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus to present this 18th century masterpiece.

  • No. 15 Castle defeats Tell City

    TELL CITY—Amanda Wagner won two events but Tell City lost to Castle 123-60 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Wagner, swimming despite being sick, took the 200-yard individual medley in 2:26.75 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:11.82.
    Castle, ranked 15th in the state, won the other 10 events.
    “I thought we swam well,” said Tell City Coach Mike Page. “Castle’s awfully, awfully good.”
    Tell City’s Loren Braunecker set personal records as she placed second in the 200 freestyle in 2:19.64 and the 500 free in 6:18.60.

  • Forfeits help New Albany top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City won five of eight matches actually wrestled but gave up four forfeits and lost to New Albany 37-34 Tuesday.
    New Albany forfeited just two matches, so it gained 12 points in the forfeits.
    “We beat them head to head,” noted Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “Unfortu-nately we gave them 12 points and they beat us by three.
    “We only gave up one pin, which was good. We had 10 takedowns and they only had one.

  • Tell City alumni night was nice celebration

    Tell City’s alumni basketball game Nov. 26 was the first one in 21 years, since every surviving member of the famed 1973 team gathered to play another group of Marksman alumni Nov. 17, 1990.

  • Wolfpack nips PC girls

    MARENGO—Perry Central scored only eight points in the first half and lost to Crawford County 34-31 in PLAC girls basketball Thurs-day.
    “Ashley (Graves, Perry Central’s leading scorer and rebounder) got into foul trouble again (sitting out about 51⁄2 minutes in the first half) and we just weren’t shooting the ball very well,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “Then we had some unforced turnovers.

  • TC girls split games

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge took advantage of Tell City’s turnovers and McKenzie Hayes’ foul trouble to beat the Marksmen 52-31 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Southridge, ranked ninth in the state in Class 2A, missed its first eight field-goal attempts and did not score until center Cassie Wertman hit a free throw with 2:08 left in the first quarter.
    Midway through the second quarter Tell City still led 15-13 behind 13 points by Hayes.

  • Commodores stop Cook’s teammates

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—When Larry Bird played for Indiana State, some opponents decided they couldn’t stop him from scoring but could beat the Sycamores by stopping the rest of the team.