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Today's News

  • Perry Central, Tell City will battle for sectional title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    Perry County teams have dominated the southwestern Indiana cross country landscape in recent years.
    Last year Perry Central’s boys team won its fifth consecutive Jasper sectional and Tell City placed second. Both won conference titles, Tell City in the Pocket and Perry Central in the Patoka Lake conference.
    This year looks like more of the same, with both heavily favored in their conference and favored to duke it out for the sectional title.

  • Marksmen tie Pike Central 3-3

    PETERSBURG—Ryan Hackbarth scored two goals as Tell City tied Pike Central 3-3 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    Pike Central built a 3-1 first-half lead. Hackbarth scored the Marksmen’s only goal in that half.
    Daniel Aiteaga scored on a penalty kick early in the second half and Hackbarth tied the score with a goal on an assist from Hunter Sandage with six minutes left.
    “We had several shots after that but we just couldn’t get them to go,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster. “We controlled the second half.

  • Tell City spikes Huskies

    EVANSVILLE—McKenzie Hayes had 27 kills, four blocks, nine assists and four ace serves as Tell City beat Evansville North 25-18, 25-15, 25-11 in volleyball Monday.
    “We played really well tonight,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Everything came together.
    “Our hitting was on—we had very few errors. We had a lot of good serve-receives, and defensively we played really well.”
    Stori Beard added six kills to Tell City’s attack and Devin Marchand, Logan Flannagan and Jami Rowe each made four.

  • Kemp, Commodores outserve Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Strong serving by Jennifer Kemp broke open the third game as Perry Central defeated Cannelton 25-9, 25-23, 25-12 in a volleyball season opener Tuesday.

  • TC has size; lacks experience, depth

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s football team hopes that good size and work ethic can overcome a lack of depth and experience.

  • PC young but will reload, not rebuild

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s football team has only two full-time starters returning on offense and two on defense. But several other returnees saw extensive action last year, which makes it likely that the Commodores will reload instead of rebuilding this year.
    Travis James, who made junior all-state at tackle last year, and Hunter LaGrange are the only full-time offensive starters back. And LaGrange is switching from fullback to tailback.

  • COLUMN: A mission worth sharing

    By RYAN HACKBARTH, Guest Columnist

    My name is Ryan Hackbarth and I will be a senior at Tell City High School. Sister Mary Emma Jochum OSB asked me to write about a recent mission-trip experience.

    During the week of the Fourth of July, 19 parishioners from St. Paul Church traveled to Nashville, Tenn., There were four adults and 15 high-school students in the group.

  • COLUMN: Cheers for Schweizer Fest

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    Another Schweizer Fest is in the books and although I pen this Friday afternoon with forecasters calling for rain Saturday, the weather Wednesday through Friday was picture-perfect. We certainly need any rain that falls, but with any luck it held off until the festival was over.

  • EDITORIAL: Tell City still has a musical heart

    It goes without saying that there is quite a talent pool in our area. The annual talent show at Schweizer Fest and the Shooting for the Stars contest in the summer are just two of the many opportunities residents get to show their stuff.

  • FOP sponsoring golf scramble, auction

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Fraternal Order of Police will host a golf scramble Oct. 14 at the Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus. A shotgun start begins at noon. The scramble consists of four-person teams with a limit of 34 teams.

    Cost is $50 per person, which includes green fees, golf-cart rental, practice balls, water and soft drinks. Everyone who participates will be invited to the FOP associate and new-membership drive that evening.

    Details on location and time are still being finalized.