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Today's News

  • A gift to Locks of Love

    Tinley Michelle Jones of Rome is pictured here with her donation of her hair to Locks of Love.

    The 7-year-old is the daughter of Tim and Tabitha Jones and is a second-grader at Perry Central Elementary. She said the reason she donated was because she wanted to do something nice for others who are sick.
     

  • PCMH receives American Diabetes Association recognition

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital received an on-site audit May 9 from the American Diabetes Association in reference to the Diabetes Self-Management Program. The auditors reported to the Decision Subcommittee of the Education Program Recognition Committee May 24 recommending that the program continues with recognition.

  • The gang at the old movie house

    While sifting through some older pictures in the News archive, this picture, which was sub-mitted by Pat Clark of Vincennes, was found.

  • Man nabbed early Friday after breaking into CVS

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A man who allegedly broke into Tell City’s CVS pharmacy to steal prescription medication didn’t get far early Friday after police thwarted his getaway and found him hiding a short distance from the store.

    According to Tell City Patrolman Roger Smith, dispatchers received a call at 12:27 a.m. from an alarm company reporting a burglary at the store at 225 N. 12th St.

  • Indiana 66 re-opened (Corrected)

    SPENCER COUNTY - Indiana 66 has been re-opened, according to an announcement at approximately 1:20 p.m. Friday from the Spencer County Sherrif's Department dispatch center.

    The road was closed in late April due to a landslide 7.4 miles east of U.S. 231, with traffic diverted to that highway and Indiana 70.

    (When originally posted, the Tell City Police Department dispatch center was erroneously cited as the source of the information.)

  • Kashyab wins at Washington

    WASHINGTON—Anjan Kashyab won the No. 1 singles title to lead Tell City to fourth place in an eight-team boys tennis tourney Saturday.
    Kashyab won every match in straight sets. He beat Paul Elpers of Mater Dei 6-0, 6-0, Justin Harner of Washington 6-1, 6-1, and Jevin Redman of Mount Vernon 6-4, 6-0.
    Tell City freshman Zach Fisher was second in No. 3 singles.
    He beat Washington 7-5, 6-1 and Griffin Motz of North Posey 6-4, 6-4, 10-6 (super tiebreaker in lieu of a third set) but lost to Mike Elpers of Mater Dei 6-4, 6-1 in the championship match.

  • Tigers take advantage of TC errors

    TELL CITY—Tell City made some crucial hitting and serving errors in a 26-24, 20-25, 25-17, 26-24 volleyball loss to Evansville Memorial Tuesday.
    The Marksmen led 23-16 in the first game but hit some balls out of bounds and could not get a Memorial serving turn to end.
    After winning the second game, the Marksmen made five bad serves in the third game. “Our serving killed us that game,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

  • Tell City seventh at Owensboro

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City placed four runners in the top 50 but none in the top 20 as it finished seventh in the Owensboro Border Clash boys cross country invitational Tuesday.
    Darian Allen placed 22nd in 17:38 to lead Tell City on the Yellow Creek Park course.
    Sophomore Caleb Sherry was next for the Marksmen, placing 30th in 17:56. “He looked really good today,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    Other Tell City scorers were Brandon Gaynor, 42nd in 18:23; Devin McDaniel, 45th in 18:27; and Cameron Sherry, 58th in 18:48.

  • Commodores 5th at Terre Haute

    TERRE HAUTE—Alex Newton placed 21st among 271 runners to lead Perry Central’s boys to fifth place in the Early Bird cross country invitational Saturday.
    There were 16 complete teams in the meet, and three of the four that beat the Commodores are ranked in the top 11 in the state by Indianarunner.com.
    Bloomington South, ranked No. 6, won with 42 points.
    Perry Central scored 201, the same as Martinsville and Bloomington South. But the Commodores earned fifth place on the basis of having the best sixth man of the three.

  • PC upsets Corydon

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Gengelbach made 16 kills, three blocks and nine digs and served six aces as Perry Central beat Corydon 25-19, 25-23, 21-25, 25-17 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Gengelbach went 32 for 41 hitting and 17 for 18 serving.
    Hannah Harpenau added 13 kills, Sydney Goffinet 11, and Brittany Parker five.
    Grace James aided the hitters with 36 assists.
    The Commodores also got 18 of their serves to hit the floor. Besides Gengelbach’s six aces, Goffinet had seven, Grace James four, and Harpenau one.