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Today's News

  • Wildcats top Tell City in 8-inning slugfest

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei scored its last five runs on just one hit as it beat Tell City 14-11 in eight innings in Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Tuesday.

  • Rangers overtake TC late for sectional title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Forest Park scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to beat Tell City 4-3 for the Class 2A girls softball sectional title Monday evening.
    Tell City outhit the Rangers 9-5 and took a 3-2 lead in the top of the fifth with two runs on a single by Hana Reed, a sacrifice bunt by Stori Beard, and doubles by Josalyn Ress and McKenzie Hayes.
    With one out in the bottom of the fifth, though, Shelby Bettag was hit by a pitch.

  • Tell City girls upset Vikings

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Tell City rallied for six runs in the fourth inning to stun North Posey 6-4 in the Class 2A girls softball sectional semifinals Monday.
    North Posey led 4-0 after three innings, at which point Tell City, which entered the game with a 5-12 record, did not have a hit and had had only one runner reach base.

  • COLUMN: Democrats took on radical agenda

    PATRICK BAUER, Guest Columnist

    Now that the dust has settled from the tumultuous 2011 session of the Indiana General Assembly, we can begin to assess the damage inflicted upon thousands of Hoosiers by one-party rule.

  • COLUMN: A wild five-second ride

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    When does five seconds seem like an eternity? When you have a police officer pulling the trigger on a stun gun fired into your back.

    Such was the experience Sunday morning as I joined other reserve police officers and jailers in becoming certified in electronic control devices, better known as Tasers.

  • EDITORIAL: Congratulations, graduates! Your futures are bright

    High-school seniors across the county are graduating and as they close one chapter on their lives and start another, we extend to them and their families hearty congratulations. Cannelton students received their diplomas Saturday and Perry Central seniors graduated Sunday. Tell City seniors will conclude their high-school careers Friday.

    Seniors will take varying paths in the weeks and months ahead. Some will continue their education or join the military, while others may opt to dive in to the working world.

  • Correction

    A woman hosting a Power Of Youth celebration should have been identified in Thursday’s edition as Louann Oberhausen.

  • SF music rehearsal Thursday

    TELL CITY – An initial rehearsal for members of this year’s Schweizer Fest musical production of “The King and I” will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • Knights award Tootsie Roll funds

    Tell City Knights of Columbus presented checks to groups serving special-needs children and adults Tuesday. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • Beware ‘big-winnings’ calls

    LEOPOLD – Charlene Mullis of Leopold was suspicious from the start, she said, when she received a call, supposedly from Publishers Clearinghouse.

    She was a big winner, she was told. She asked what she had to do to get her prize, “and they started talking about fees,” she said. “I’m not that stupid. I knew better. I worked in business long enough to know what’s going on.”