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Today's News

  • City will employ engineers to solve 33rd St. pump station, drainage issues

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Some stormwater issues facing Tell City have been around for years. The city’s board of public works and safety tackled a new one Monday: how to deal with a dramatic increase in stormwater flowing into a pump station in the 1100 block of 33rd Street.

  • Sixth launch

    A small audience that included workers, family members and Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing watch Monday as a recently completed barge slides into the Ohio River for delivery to Brennan Marine of La Crosse, Wisc.

     

  • Mayor: River Road to benefit Cannelton

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – When the section of River Road leading from Indiana 66 to the Port of Tell City is improved, Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves said April 11, it will benefit Cannelton’s residents as well as the truckers it’s intended to serve.

    As The News has reported previously, the planned improvement will allow trucks delivering goods to the port a quicker route than they have to take now.

  • Animal-control services may disappear for period

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Jim Carter is concerned that an agreement providing animal-control services for the county will expire April 30 and that funding for the function might disappear with it.

    County Commissioner Tom Hauser said Wednesday a committee looking at animal-welfare issues is very close to making recommendations that could include fines to be imposed on people who abuse or neglect animals.

  • Yard sale to be held at Legion Friday, Saturday

    TELL CITY – A yard sale and bake sale will be held Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at American Legion Post 213 in Tell City.
    The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor the sales. Proceeds are to be used locally to benefit veterans.
    Anyone wishing to donate items may bring them to the American Legion Post 213 during the regular business hours on or before Thursday.

  • Wolfpack walks past Cannelton

    MARENGO—Crawford County scored 16 runs on just four hits to beat Cannelton 16-6 in girls softball Thursday.
    The Wolfpack took advantage of 16 walks, a hit batsman and six Cannelton errors.
    “We gave them a boatload of runs,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “We have to make the routine play and we can’t walk that many.”
    Eight walks and three errors came in the Wolfpack’s seven-run second inning, when they blew the game open.

  • Cannelton loses two games

    CANNELTON—Orleans scored eight runs in the first inning with the help of four Cannelton errors and beat the Bulldogs 18-0 in baseball Wednesday.
    “Errors killed us,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “And they were on just routine ground balls.”
    Orleans also had 11 hits, including two home runs and a double by Jarrett Jones. He drove in five runs.
    Cannelton had only two hits, singles by Charlie Northener and Marvin Walls.

  • Cannelton loses two games

    CANNELTON—Orleans scored eight runs in the first inning with the help of four Cannelton errors and beat the Bulldogs 18-0 in baseball Wednesday.
    “Errors killed us,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “And they were on just routine ground balls.”
    Orleans also had 11 hits, including two home runs and a double by Jarrett Jones. He drove in five runs.
    Cannelton had only two hits, singles by Charlie Northener and Marvin Walls.

  • PC wins four-team meet

    MARENGO—Lindsey Gengelbach won two sprints to lead Perry Central to first place in a four-team girls track meet featuring the top PLAC teams Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 91 points, Mitchell 84.5, Paoli 29, and Crawford County 22.5.
    Gengelbach won the 100-meter dash in 13.25 seconds and the 200 in 27.90.
    She placed second in the long jump at 14 feet, 43⁄4 inches.
    Sara Brown won the 1600 run in 6:15 and Lavina Schwartz won the 3200 in 13:53.
    The Commodores also won two relays.

  • Castle overwhelms Tell City

    TELL CITY—Castle won 12 of 16 events to beat Tell City 92-40 in boys track Wednesday.
    “We had some amazing performances and still got second in a couple of things,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “We had our best times in all three relays and lost all three of them.”
    Tell City’s David McDaniel high jumped 6 feet, 4 inches to move into third place on Tell City’s all-time honor roll for that event but placed second.