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Today's News

  • Etienne, Hauenstein to address graduates, guests

    TELL CITY – Ariel Etienne and Erica Hauenstein earned the honors of giving valedictorian and salutatorian addresses, respectively, at a Tell City Junior-Senior High School graduation ceremony set to begin at 7 p.m. Friday in the Bryan Taylor Arena.

    Approximately 110 Marksmen seniors are expected to “walk” this year.

  • Perry Central 6th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—A few bad holes hurt Perry Central as the Commodores finished sixth in the PLAC boys golf tourney Monday.
    Mitchell won with 325 strokes. Perry Central shot 390.
    “We got off to a good start,” said Perry Central co-coach Tyler Griffith. “Then  the end of the front nine really hurt us—we struggled on holes five through eight.”
    Freshman Andrew Huber shot a 19-over-par 89 to lead the Commodores on the tough Donald Ross course. He finished 11th overall among 35 golfers in the tourney.

  • Braves rip Bulldogs early

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh jumped to a 16-0 lead in the first three innings and crushed Cannelton 22-4 in the first round of the Class A baseball sectional Monday.

  • Rebels’ bats blazing in win over Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer pounded out 17 hits, including five for extra bases, to beat Perry Central 14-1 in Class 2A first-round baseball sectional action Monday.

  • 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.