Today's News

  • Sisters to present program on forgiveness Feb. 13

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program titled, “Forgiving What You Cannot Forget,” that will help attendees discover when to forgive, and when to put the problem in God’s hands.

    The program will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. The program runs from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m.

  • Parks board accepts bid for Magnet restrooms


    Sports Editor


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Parks & Recreation Department’s board of directors accepted Kleeman Trucking & Excavating’s bid for completing a restroom building at the department’s Magnet park and boat ramp.

    Though four firms had expressed interest in bidding on the project, only two did so by the deadline. And Kleeman’s bid of $11,750 was the only one under the parks department’s $12,162.04 budget for phases two and three of the restroom project.

  • Community Events; Jan. 18

    Cancer support meeting Tuesday


    TELL CITY – A local cancer support group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday in Fellowship Hall at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    Cancer survivors, cancer patients, family members and caregivers are welcome.


    Next Horseman’s club euchre game set for Jan. 30


    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games throughout fall and winter.

  • Meeting will share details of Tell City facade program

    TELL CITY – A community meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, will share details of a new facade program that will offer cost-share funding to business owners along or near Tell City’s Main Street wanting to spruce up their storefronts .

  • Tecumseh boys outswim Tell City

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh won 9 of 12 events to beat Tell City 92-67 in boys swimming Thursday.
    Stephen Houle was a double winner for Tell City, taking the 200-yard individual medley in 2:31.99 and the 500 freestyle in 5:50.32.
    Seth Vaquero earned the Marksmen’s only other first place, swimming the 100 free in 1:01.60.
    He placed second in the 200 free in 2:13.78.
    Elliot Reed placed second in the 50 free in 27.46 seconds and third in the 100 butterfly in 1:14.17.

  • Brown propels TC girls past Braves

    LYNNVILLE—Sydney Brown won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City past Tecumseh 99-44 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Brown won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:24.44 and the 100 backstroke in 1:17.28.
    She teamed with Sydney Burton, Amy Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter to win the 200 medley relay in 2:32.72.
    Madison Hoskinson, Hailey Carman, Samantha Allen and Brown won the 400 freestyle relay in 4:48.84.
    Burton won the 100 breaststroke in 1:26.66 and placed second in the 50 free in 31.42 seconds.

  • TC cold in loss to Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Tell City hit only 23.8 percent from the field in a 40-31 girls basketball loss to Boonville Thursday.
    “Tonight we shot awful again but we played hard,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    The Marksmen still led the first 28 minutes, “then we basically ran out of gas,” said Hayes. “We gave up only 10 points in the first half (leading 13-10 at halftime).”
    They played without starting guard Brenee Leibering, “and we’re not real deep to begin with,” said Hayes.

  • Powers has been county’s most consistent

    It’s nearly two months until we select the Most Valuable Player of the News’ All-Perry County boys basketball team. And I have only one vote in selecting it - I also ask the three county coaches and all who coached against all three county teams to vote.
    But as of today, my vote would go to Cannelton senior guard Damon Powers, who has been the county’s most consistent player.

  • South Central defeats Cannelton

    ELIZABETH—Cannelton hit only 25.5 percent from the field and committed 22 turnovers in a 59-44 boys basketball loss to South Central Friday.
    “We shot terribly from the field again,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “And we turned the ball over some but it wasn’t really their defense that caused it - it was just us making mistakes.
    “And we gave up 11 offensive rebounds in the first half even though our three biggest kids were bigger than all of them.

  • Commodores cold in loss to Southridge

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Cold perimeter shooting hurt Perry Central in a 54-39 boys basketball loss to Southridge Friday.
    The Commodores hit 36.0 percent from the field overall, including 2 of 14 from three-point range.
    “Until late in the game I don’t think we took any that weren’t open threes - we just weren’t knocking them down,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “And in our two-point field-goal percentage sometimes we’re shooting over a lot of length inside.