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Today's News

  • Tell City man stabbed Sunday; suspect jailed

    TELL CITY – A 50-year-old man is in jail after a Sunday-evening stabbing in Tell City.

    Alan Presler, 530 11th St., Tell City, faces a Class B felony charge of aggravated battery; criminal recklessness, a Class D felony and a misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    According to the Tell City Police Department, officers were called to the area of Rolling Pines Apartments on Orchard Hill Drive shortly after 7 p.m. after receiving a report that someone had been stabbed and the alleged suspect was attempting to leave on a motorcycle.  

  • Free balls costly to Cannelton in loss

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton couldn’t get its bump, set, spike attack going consistently and lost to Hancock County 25-10, 17-25, 25-13, 25-16 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We had 40 free balls,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “There were a lot of volleys but we sent the ball over the net most of the time without setting it up.”
    The Bulldogs still got a season-high 11 kills from Allicyn Garrett. Taylor Lawalin added five and Brook Blankenship three.
    Jackie Malone made 14 sets.

  • Marksmen tie Mount Vernon 1-1

    TELL CITY—All the scoring was done in one minute as Tell City tied Mount Vernon 1-1 in boy soccer Thursday.
    The game was scoreless until Mount Vernon got a goal with four minutes left in the first half.
    Thirty seconds later Hunter Sandage scored a goal for Tell City to tie the score.
    From there the defenses took over again.
    “We played an awesome game—it was fun to watch,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer.
    “The kids did everything I asked of them, but we just couldn’t find that second goal.”

  • Tell City splits two matches

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern won a three-set match and a tiebreaker in another to edge Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Wednesday in the completion of a suspended match.
    Gibson Southern finished undefeated in conference play and Tell City finished 6-2.
    In a battle of returning all-conference players Gibson Southern’s Cody Mann edged Anjan Kashyab 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.
    Gibson Southern’s Chase Maurer edged Zach Fisher 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in No. 3 singles.

  • Marksmen dominate Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 18 kills and seven blocks (six solos) as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-12, 25-20, 25-10 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Kassidie Hayes added four kills.
    Charissa Lahee had 23 assists and made 12 digs. Stori Beard made 15 digs.
    Cassie Bryant served 17 points and Hannah Schaefer added 14, with each of them getting two aces.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-6, 25-20 as Mary Steen served 13 points with two aces.

  • Southridge runners wear Tell City down

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge overcame early fumbles with a grinding running game to beat Tell City 39-31 in PAC football Friday.

  • Commodores jump on Trojans at start

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central scored on its first five possessions in trouncing Wood Memorial 40-7 in football Friday.
    “This was a bounce-back week,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said. “Tonight our (starters) played well. I thought we got off the ball quick and we had some running lanes. When we threw the ball our routes were crisp.
    “We had a good week of practice and we brought it tonight.”

  • Blocking helps Perry Central stop Patriots

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong blocking and balanced spiking helped Perry Central beat Heritage Hills 25-21, 25-21, 21-25, 25-15 in volleyball Thursday.
    Sydney Goffinet made 15 kills, Ashley Gengelbach 14, and Hannah Harpenau 12. Grace James had 34 assists.
    “We had to spread it out (to keep Patriot blockers from keying on Gengelbach),” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “Sydney had a great night—she went 30 for 34 (hitting).

  • COLUMN: No regrets over immigration

    By GREG ZOELLER
    Indiana Attorney General

    In today’s politically charged environment where accusations are leveled against a person’s character purely for political gain, the unique role of the Indiana Attorney General makes him an easy target.

    I have been proud to serve the people of Indiana as their elected attorney general, the lawyer for the state of Indiana. Other people, including state officials sometimes disagree with my legal decisions.

  • LaGrange graduates Army AIT

    FORT SILL, Okla. – Ryan LaGrange, 19, of Tell City has completed 10 weeks of Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Sill. This follows completion of basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., last summer between his junior and senior years of high school.

    LaGrange graduated with the military occupational specialty of field artillery surveyor-meteorological crew members. They are responsible for monitoring weather conditions and patterns so artillery units can fire and launch missiles accurately.