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Today's News

  • Chargers outswim Tell City girls

    PETERSBURG—Freshman Emma Armstrong was the only Tell Citian to win an event in a 129-42 girls swimming loss to Pike Central Monday.
    Armstrong took the 500-yard freestyle in 6:40.89.
    She placed second in the 200 individual medley in 2:54.10.
    Sam Stephens placed second in two events, swimming the 200 freestyle in 2:33.01 and the 100 backstroke in 1:20.17.
    Destiny Little placed second in the 50 free in 33.12 seconds and third in the 100 free in 1:18.76.
    Brea Haller took second in the 100 butterfly in 1:33.40.

  • Pike Central defeats Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Tell City won four events but lost to defending PAC champion Pike Central 111-65 in season-opening boys swimming Monday.
    Elliot Reed, Neal Hollinden, Miles Brown and Drew Ettensohn won the 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:59.38, edging Pike Central’s top team by 35-hundredths of a second.
    Brown also won the 100 free in 55.20 seconds.
    Ettensohn swam the 100 butterfly in 59.94 to win it by 7.01 seconds over Pike Central’s Jersey Mills.
    Josh Gaynor won the diving with 188.70 points.

  • Tell City 3-2 at Bedford

    BEDFORD—Shane Braunecker went 5-0 to lead Tell City to a 3-2 record in Bedford North Lawrence’s Super 6 Duals wrestling round-robin Saturday.
    Tell City beat Bedford North Lawrence 51-19, North Harrison 59-17, and Forest Park 56-21 but lost to New Albany 45-30 and to Bloomington North 42-18.
    Braunecker, a freshman competing in the 132-pound weight class, pinned four of his opponents.
    Tyler Hawhee went 4-1 with three pins at 160 and Alec Stahly went 4-1 with two pins at 170.

  • Tell City stops Reitz 42-21

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City committed just 10 turnovers and hit 75.0 percent of its free throws in a 42-21 girls basketball victory over Reitz Saturday.
    Those factors made up for the Marksmen’s hitting only 31.6 percent from the field.
    Senior Katie Goffinet led the Marksmen with 16 points. She hit 4 of 9 from the field, including 3 of 4 from three-point range, and 5 of 6 free throws.
    Junior center Kammie Jo Hayes added 13 points on 5 of 7 field-goal shooting and 3 of 4 free throws.
    Hayes grabbed a team-high eight rebounds and blocked four shots.

  • PC pulls away from Bulldogs in 2nd half

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used pressure defense and strong rebounding to pull away from Cannelton in the third quarter en route to a 43-25 girls basketball victory Monday.
    Perry Central led only 14-13 at halftime but scored the first seven points of the third quarter to take control.
    Caylyn Peter started that run with a layup off a Cannelton turnover.
    Elizabeth Dauby then made 1 of 2 free throws to make the score 17-13.

  • Tell City Jr.-Sr. High Students of the month
  • New State Rep. Bartels sworn in

    INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep.-elect Steve Bartels (R-Eckerty) took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 74.

    Indiana Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Slaughter administered the oath in the House Chamber of the Statehouse during a formal swearing-in ceremony.

  • U of E to Hold 40th anniversary commemoration of 1977 Plane Crash

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville will hold a 40th anniversary commemoration of the 1977 plane crash on wednesday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. The ceremony will be held at Memorial Plaza on the UE campus.

    The Air Indiana Flight 216 crashed at 7:22 p.m. on the evening of December 13, 1977, carrying the University of Evansville basketball team along with coaches, administrators, and fans. Those gathered will observe a moment of silence at that time during the candlelight vigil.

  • Multi-county drug investigation nabs TC man on distribution charges

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man was among 14 arrested in a multi-city drug distribution ring. Derricus Gilbert, 34, was taken into custody Thursday morning.

    Involving numerous agencies, the case, which began in October 2016,  was headed by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, the United States Marshal Service, and the Evansville Vanderburgh County Drug Task Force, with assistance from the Tell City, Owensboro Police Department and Henderson police departments and the Kentucky State Police.

  • OUR VIEW: Shop local on small business Saturday

    Thanksgiving is just days away and with the holiday comes the official start of the Christmas shopping season. It seems we like to come up with names for big shopping days. There’s Black Friday of course, the day after Thanksgiving, and Small Business Saturday on the following day. With the growing emphasis on online shopping, there’s even Cyber Monday.