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Today's News

  • Nothing redeeming about Shyamalan's 'Airbender'

    M. Night Shyamalan has outdone himself yet again ... but not in a good way.

    I actually enjoyed his films up until "The Village," which had its moments but was ultimately a letdown. Then "The Lady in the Water" came out and I couldn't gain interest in it whatsoever.

    He hit his low spot with "The Happening," but even that movie is redeeming in you can make fun of it to get some enjoyment.

    Now, he has unleashed "The Last Airbender," a film not even worth making fun of.

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  • Mosby knows work is far from over

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - Any big transition in life can be a lot for anyone to handle.

    For former Hancock County baseball standout Michael Mosby, the changes are a little easier to adjust to after the accomplishment of a lifelong goal.

    Within a two-week period, Mosby was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles, signed a professional contract with a $127,000 signing bonus, moved 400 miles away to West Virginia and took his first swings at the professional level.

  • Ohio Valley Gas sweeps age 11-12 softball titles

    TELL CITY - Ohio Valley Gas completed the sweep of titles for 11 to 12 year old softball after dominating Pump Pros 13 to 3 in the tournament title game.

    Ohio Valley Gas racked up seven hits by seven different batters and tallied up 13 walks to win the final. Pitchers Mary Steen and Leah Hellums combined to limit Pump Pros to three hits and seven walks.

    Ohio Valley Gas defeated Moskos Auto 13 to 9 in the semifinal game the day before to advance to the final. Jennifer Trujilo pitched the complete game for Ohio Valley Gas to take them to the championship.

  • TC stars win at Pine Ridge

    ST. ANTHONY - Tell City's age-8-and-under baseball all-stars rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat North Spencer 22-21 and win a tourney at Pine Ridge Saturday.

    Tell City finished the nine-team, double-elimination tourney undefeated, beating Jasper 11-5 June 28, Ireland 22-8 Friday, and Huntingburg 14-10 Saturday to reach the finals.

    The championship game was tied 18-18 after the regulation six innings and North Spencer scored three runs in the top of the seventh.

  • PC team plans scramble, dinners

    ENGLISH - Perry Central's girls basketball team will hold a golf scramble and pork chop dinners at Old English Golf Course July 24.

    The scramble will start at 1 p.m. Perry County time. Entry fee is $200 per four-person team or golfers can enter individually for $50 and be placed on teams. Prizes will be awarded to the top four teams.

    The scramble will be followed by a pork chop dinner from 6-9 p.m. with a live band playing. Dinners will cost $9 and will be available to anyone, whether they played in the scramble or not.

  • Marksman Cab overtakes Coca-Cola late for playoff title

    TELL CITY—Cody Osborne and Tristan Simmons each drove in four runs as Marksman Cab beat Coca-Cola 14-10 in nine innings to win the Tell City Babe Ruth League playoff tourney Friday.

    Coke built a 8-2 lead with a six-run fourth inning capped by Hunter Herzog’s two-run triple. Matthew Cole also drove in two runs that inning.

    Marksman Cab chipped away in each of the next three innings, though, scoring three runs in the seventh inning to tie the score 8-8.

  • Cash Waggner tops Hair Razors to win age-13-16 playoff tourney

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner & Associates scored five runs in the fourth inning and beat Hair Razors 9-1 to win Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney Wednesday.

    Whitney Brown started Cash Waggner’s big inning by being hit by a pitch.

    Jacki Malone and Derian Scales then reached base on errors, and Taylor Benningfield drove in two runs with a single to left field. A third run scored on a throwing error on the play.

  • Maddle, Gunn get state mention

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City’s Trent Gunn and Mike Maddle received honorable mention on the coaches’ Class 2A baseball all-state team released Thursday.

    Gunn, a junior, received honorable mention for the second consecutive year, though it was at shortstop this year and third base last year.

  • Babe Ruth all-stars announced

    TELL CITY—Coca-Cola and Kiwanis each placed four players on Tell City’s age-14 Babe Ruth all-star team announced last week.

    Franzman Insurance, which had a young team, led the age-13 all-star team with five selections.

    Evan Rothgerber is managing the age-14 team and Wes Deom is the age-13 team’s manager.

    There were not enough 15-year-olds in the league to have an age-15 all-star team this year.

    Tell City, which was moved from District 4 to District 5 this year, will host the age-14 district all-star tourney this weekend.