Today's News

  • Tell City girls outhit Raiders

    TELL CITY—Tell City pounded out 14 hits in a 9-2 PAC softball win over Southridge Monday.
    Chelsey Billings and Morgan Schuetter each had three hits for the Marksmen and Hayley Fackler and Rachel Malone each added two.
    Fackler and Emili Stephens each hit a double. Madison Schuetter led the Marksmen in RBIs with three.
    “I was happy with the girls’ patience and pitch selection at the plate,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Everyone hit the ball very hard this evening.”

  • PC nips Wolfpack in 8

    MARENGO—Perry Central scored three runs in the eighth inning to edge Crawford County 11-10 in PLAC softball Monday.
    Perry Central built a 7-0 lead before the Wolfpack had a six-run fifth inning to get back in the game.
    “The top of their batting order hits the ball really, really hard,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “It took them a while to catch up to Autumn (Lain, Perry Central’s pitcher), but when they did they really hit the heck out of the ball.”

  • Burchett hits 2 more HRs in loss to Cougars

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City gave up 13 unearned runs in a 16-10 baseball loss to North Harrison Saturday, but Travis Burchett’s power hitting kept the Marksmen in the game most of the way.
    Burchett, a freshman designated hitter/outfielder/pitcher/first baseman, hit two more home runs to give him five in five games for the week.
    He hit a grand slam deep over the left-field fence in the third inning to tie the game 7-7.

  • Tell City 5th in PAC girls meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s lack of depth hurt in team standings but the Marksmen exceeded most of their seeds as they finished fifth in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Gibson Southern scored 133.5 points to win the meet for the third year in a row. Tell City scored 75.
    “We were seeded to score 48 points and we scored 75,” noted Tell City Coach Katie Weyer. “That was the game plan: outscore your seeds.

  • 22nd graduating class of We the Youth of Perry County
  • Donation to police canine program
  • William Tell Triathlon
  • Officers beef up enforcement in April

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department, in conjunction with The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, conducted seatbelt and dangerous driving patrols during April. Officers working the project were compensated through a grant awarded to the Tell City Police Department by ICJI.

    Officers participating in the project worked a total of 32 hours resulting in five custodial arrests for various traffic offenses , including driving under the influence, habitual traffic violation and driving while suspended.

  • Indiana 66 bridge work underway near Derby

    DERBY – Indiana 66 is being reduced to one lane to rebuild a bridge over Oil Creek, about one mile northeast of Indiana 70.

    A temporary traffic signal will alternate each direction of traffic through the work zone until early November.

    Drivers should expect short delays when passing through the construction area.

  • The luckiest man in the world

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist


    With Memorial Day coming up, I thought I would write a story that happened in World War II. That tragic conflict ended seventy years ago; May of 1945 in Europe and September of the same year in the Pacific.

    We’ve all had bad days. You know what I’m talking about, you get out of bed and stub your toe on the way to the bathroom and then on the way to work you realize it’s Saturday and you could have stayed in bed; flat tires, your out of coffee filters, mismatched socks, and so on.