Today's News

  • Tell City 2nd, Bulldogs 4th at North Harrison

    RAMSEY—Tell City hit well for 2 2/3 matches as it finished second in North Harrison’s four-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Cannelton finished fourth, though playing two opponents close despite injuries.
    Tell City, ranked No. 6 in the state in Class 2A this week, beat Cannelton 25-15, 25-17 and Salem 25-12, 25-14.
    North Harrison then avenged a loss from the previous week, beating the Marksmen 22-25, 25-18, 25-23.
    The Marksmen led 8-1 and 22-17 in the last game against North Harrison.

  • Southridge features strong running game

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City’s football team faces a strong challenge Friday at 6:30 p.m.: Stopping the running game of the only team still undefeated in PAC play.
    Southridge, 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference, is shooting for its first outright PAC title in 26 years (the Raiders tied for the title in 1998 and 2008).
    The Raiders have enjoyed success so far mainly by “running the football,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George. “And they play good defense.

  • Trojans’ passing game will test Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With basically a new cast, Wood Memorial still hopes its passing will give Perry Central problems when they meet in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Trojans lost to Perry Central twice last year but passed for over 200 yards each time with a veteran quarterback and several quick receivers.
    Their quarterback and top receivers from that team graduated, but the 1-4 Trojans are using the same method of operation this year.

  • Marksmen outspike shorthanded Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—One might expect to see a five-on-six volleyball game at a picnic or family reunion. But not in high school.

  • Marching Marksmen offer money-saving coupons

    TELL CITY – The annual Marching Marksmen coupon-book sale is under way and will continue through Oct. 14.

  • COLUMN: ‘Drive’ is stylish, weird, unexpected

    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Reviewer

    Every now and then something great happens in Hollywood. An interesting director makes enough great films overseas and he’s given a modest budget and a little star power and he gets to make whatever he wants out of a film. And then that film ends up playing on the big screen in an area as small as Perry County. I sat back unbelieving Sunday night as I watched Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest film, “Drive” and witnessed one of the best films of the year … and I didn’t have to drive an hour to see it.

  • March for Babies set for Oct. 2

    This year’s March for Babies supporting the March of Dimes will take place Oct. 2 at Old National Bank’s Main Street branch in Tell City and begins with sign-ups at 2 p.m.

    A brief ceremony at 2:30 will share information about the March of Dimes and its efforts at preventing premature births. The walk will begin at 3.

    There is still time to take part in the event. For more information, call Tammy Hatfield at 547-2746.

  • Family blessed with unexpected miracle

    Story by Trista Lutgring

    Life was busy for Tabitha and Tim Jones in 2006. The couple had a little 3-year-old daughter, were in the process of building their new home out in the country and Tabitha had just received a promotion at work. When they received news in May 2006 that Tabitha was pregnant with their second child, it was just another piece of great news for their growing family.

  • Clerk informs voters of registration deadline and absentee voting guidelines

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Clerk Jean M. Schulthise reminds voters that Oct. 11 is the last day to register to vote for the general election being conducted Nov. 8. Registration applications must be received in the office, by mail or in person, by the close of business that day.

    Voter registration forms and instructions for submitting them are available at the clerk’s office. Voters may also register at any office of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles or online at www.indianavoters.com.

  • In custody

    Assistant Reserve Commander Micah Jackson said a Rockport man was arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly trying to flee from police.

    While on patrol in Cannelton, Jackson said he observed Rodney A. Dukes operating a motor vehicle on Herzeele Street. Jackson believed Dukes’ drivers status was suspended and tried stopping Dukes’ car.

    Instead, Dukes sped away, eventually traveling east on Boyd Road and then north on Aster Road.