Today's News

  • Service of the Longest Night set for Dec. 16

    ST. MEINRAD – Abbey Caskets, a work of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House Chapel.

    Many people find the holidays a challenging time. Instead of celebrating, they are struggling with grief. They miss loved ones and find that the usual traditions and bright lights serve only to heighten their struggle.

    Fr. Adrian Burke, OSB, will lead the service with prayer and Scripture that acknowledge those who mourn and struggle with loss during the Christmas season.

  • State’s population decline no mystery

    Michael Hicks

    Guest Columnist


    My job affords me the opportunity to speak often in different communities inside and outside of Indiana. As it turns out, population change always emerges as a prime topic in the question and answer period. But there’s a curious asymmetry to the questions.

  • Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High Honor Rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released its honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Students honored have earned a  grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.


    Grade 12

  • As the holiday season nears, are you thankful for the church?

    By Charles Areson

    Guest Columnist


    As we enter a season of Thanksgiving and Christmas, our hearts normally turn toward the things of which we are thankful and the gifts we have given and received. In that spirit, I would like to ask you to think of the church, specifically, the churches of Tell City.

  • PC nips Marksmen for third place in tourney

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central pulled ahead in the final 11 seconds to beat Tell City 36-31 for third place in Perry Central’s eighth grade girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    The game was close all the way, with four ties and four lead changes in the final quarter.
    Kali Lehmkuhler hit a 17-footer with 0:44 left to put Tell City ahead 31-29.
    After Perry Central tied the game on a rebound basket, Tell City missed a free throw with 0:26 left.

  • 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

    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.