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Today's News

  • Tell City couple accused of abducting infant

    SPENCER COUNTY – Two people were jailed Sunday on charges they allegedly abducted a 2-week-old boy from a home in Santa Claus.

    Carrie J. Black, 21, and Randy R. Black, 22, both of 1427 10th St., Tell City face felony charges of theft and interference with custody and were lodged in the Spencer County Jail, state police said.

    Troopers announced Sunday they were searching for the infant, Jacob Alexander Black, after he was taken from his legal guardians by the couple, who police said are his biological parents.

  • Driver critically hurt in crash

    MILLSTONE – A morning crash critically injured one man the morning of Dec. 27.

    Charles T. Brady, 26, of Tell City, was flown to the trauma center at University of Louisville Hospital after being extricated from his truck.

    Dispatchers received a call at 5:11 a.m. from another motorist who found the truck wrapped around a tree near the Millstone boat ramp.

  • Council OKs ambulance upgrade

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County-council members approved at a regular meeting Dec. 13 the transfer of nearly $31,000 within the county commissioners budget to fund upgrades to ambulances.

  • Police continue hunt for stolen utility vehicle

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Police continued Wednesday to search for a utility vehicle reported stolen Monday from a high-school band support group.

    According to Tell City Patrolman Roger Smith, the Tell City Police Department was called to 800 N. 15th St. after the Kawasaki utility vehicle was noticed missing. Smith said the vehicle belongs to Tell City Band Boosters and had been stored in a locked building on school property.

  • Ringing in New Year’s Eve

    About 1,000 people filled City Hall Park in Tell City New Year’s Eve to ring in the new year. (Click photo to enlaarge and right arrow to see more.)

  • 2012: The year in review

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Annexation tops TC comprehensive plan recommendations

    TELL CITY – Studying the best way to annex areas into the city, constructing a fire department substation, developing the Seventh Street corridor and hiring a city planner led the recommendations made in a new Tell City comprehensive plan approved by the city council in 2012.

  • Cannelton leaders express discontent on Indiana 66 work

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The status of Cannelton’s Seventh Street, undergoing improvement by the Indiana Department of Transportation since late spring, inspired spirited discussion at the city leaders’ December meetings.

  • Carter scores 48 in PC win

    TELL CITY—Aaron Carter scored 48 points as Perry Central defeated Tell City 133-127 in an alumni basketball game Tuesday.

  • Tell City finishes last in Mater Dei tourney

    TELL CITY—Cody Osborne was the only Tell City wrestler to win a match as the Marksmen finished 16th in the 16-team Mater Dei Holiday Classic last weekend.
    Union County, Ky., won the tourney with 203.5 points, the first time in the tourney’s 29-year history that the host team did not win it.
    Tell City scored four points on the strength of a second-round pin by Osborne in the heavyweight division.
    Osborne got pinned by No. 1 seed Nathan Wright of Mater Dei in 48 seconds in the first round.

  • Bulldogs outfox Fox Creek

    CANNELTON—A stomach virus slowed Brandon Cook, but his teammates picked up the slack as Cannelton beat Fox Creek Christian 77-66 in the consolation game of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Saturday.
    Cook entered the game averaging 29.3 points per game. but was held to 18 on 5 for 22 field-goal shooting and 8 of 11 free throws in less than 23 minutes of playing time.
    “I was running him in for about two minutes at a time,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.