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Today's News

  • Indiana 66 closed east of Grandview

    GRANDVIEW - Indiana 66 in Spencer County was closed Wednesday to allow the Indiana Department of Transportation to remove dirt from the highway.

    INDOT said the highway was closed between Indiana 70 and U.S. 231 at the William Natcher Bridge. The exact point of closure is the 68.9 mile marker.

    INDOT’s news release did not state when the roadway might reopen.
     

  • Tell City splits junior high wrestling matches

    TELL CITY—Five forfeits hurt Tell City in a 52-44 junior high wrestling loss to Heritage Hills Thursday.
    “Overall the  boys are wrestling very well,” said Tell City Coach Josh Casebolt. “The only reason we have had a loss this season is due to our 30 points we are giving up in forfeits.
    “I expect in the upcoming conference (tourney) we will do very well—we should have multiple champions if the boys keep wrestling as well as they are.

  • Tell City boys second in triangular

    REO—Tell City won seven of 11 events but placed second in a three-team junior high boys swim meet Thursday.
    South Spencer won with 101 points. Tell City scored 97 and Heritage Hills 89.
    “The boys would have won the meet, but our 200 free relay (which won) got disqualified,” said Tell City Coach Lew Anderson. “That was a 14-0 difference between us and South Spencer.

  • Powell leads Archers to tri-meet win

    REO—Bailey Powell won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to victory in a junior high girls triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Tell City scored 122 points, Heritage Hills 107, and South Spencer 67.
    Powell won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:38.95 and the 100 free in 1:13.37.
    She teamed with Haley Burton, Samantha Allen and Kassi Peter to win the 200 free relay in 2:15.36.
    Powell, Sydney Brown, Peter and Kira Maddle won the 400 free relay in 5:18.39.

  • Schlichter’s story needs new chapters

    As Tell City beat Perry Central in the Boonville boys basketball sectional last week, avenging two losses to the Commodores this season, one man who saw those two losses was not able to watch the third matchup between the county rivals.
    Art Schlichter, who coached several Tell City basketball players in football in 2009 and also helped informally with the basketball team at times (though he is best known for football, he also played basketball at Ohio State University), was behind bars.

  • Rangers rout Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BOONVILLE—Huge advantages in rebounds and turnovers allowed Forest Park to take more than twice as many shots as Tell City in the first half Friday.

  • Daughters of Isabella scholarship available

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella will award a $500 scholarship to a high-school graduate from one of the three schools in the county.
    The applicant must be a child or grandchild of a member of the D of I local circle. The criteria is based on financial need, academic excellence and extra curricular activities.
    For applications, call Dona Sweeney at 547-4794. All applications are due by April 29.
     

  • Glory Bees Preschool accepting applications

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, a ministry of the First Baptist Church of Tell City, is accepting applications for the 2011-12 school year.
    The preschool provides a Christian educational experience through Bible stories, songs and Christian character building. The curriculum incorporates kindergarten readiness skills, social and communication skills, community field trips, guest readers and a reading-incentive book club.

  • Perry Central announces preschool, kindergarten registration

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten for the 2011-12 school year. Children who will be 4 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.
    Preschool round-up will be held Friday, April 15. Round-up for kindergarten students who do not currently attend preschool at Perry Central will be held Friday, April 8. Students who currently attend Perry Central preschool will automatically be registered for kindergarten next year.

  • WTE holds kindergarten enrollment

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held March 10 from 1 until 6 p.m. for all children entering school for the first time. Parents and children should enter through the main door at William Tell Elementary and follow signs. Each child registering for kindergarten will be given a folder.