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Today's News

  • Shoot for the Stars

    TELL CITY — After several months of singing their way to the top, four men will perform a final time Sunday to see who will be the Shoot for the Stars winner.

    Glenn Cronin, David McKinney, Ronald Riley and Dillon McKinney will sing two songs this weekend in City Hall Park. The event gets under way at 3 p.m. with additional performances by Leo Gronquist and Elliot Sublett.

    Ronald Riley

  • Freedom Makers' director explains group's purpose

    We have a new organization in town, and as expected, there are questions. Hopefully, this message will answer them.

    Freedom Makers is a group of American citizens made up of Republicans, Democrats, Independents, Libertarians and others who are disenfranchised with the political parties which have placed themselves above the interests of our nation. We are a group much like our Founding Fathers, who came from widely diverse backgrounds to place the interests of our nation first.

  • PC boys, girls win Lincoln Trail meet

    TELL CITY—Perry Central placed three boys in the top five in the Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country race Tuesday. But moves by two other Perry Central runners down the stretch helped the Commodores win the meet.

    The Commodores also won the girls meet.

    They won the boys meet for the second year in a row. The last Perry County team to repeat as champion was Tell City in 1978, when it won for the fifth year in a row.

  • PC second in Brown County Eagle Classic

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central placed all five of its scorers in the top 18 to take second in the smaller-school division of the Eagle Classic boys cross country meet Saturday.

    Zach Wilson placed 20th to lead Tell City to seventh in the 16-team meet.

    North Harrison, with an enrollment over 700, qualified for the smaller-school division and won it with 34 points to Perry Central’s 57.

    Eric Scheiber placed sixth in 16:32.94 to lead Perry Central. But North Harrison had four scorers ahead of him, including winner Tyler Byrne.

  • Tell City vs. Perry Central chapter three set Friday

    TELL CITY—Tell City and Perry Central will meet in varsity football for the third consecutive year 7 p.m. Friday at Legion Field.

    Prior to 2007 the two schools played each other in every level of football but varsity.

    When they finally met in a Friday night game that year, it drew an overflow crowd.

    Last year with Tell City having a small, young team and with some of the curiosity factor about how the teams would match up removed, the game drew a much smaller crowd at Perry Central.

  • TC wins Corydon tourney

    CORYDON—Elizabeth Kohnert made 29 kills as Tell City won an eight-team volleyball tourney Saturday.

    The Marksmen also “served a lot better,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

    Tell City beat Rock Creek Christian 25-8, 25-9, North Harrison 25-14, 25-21, and Austin 25-18, 25-5 in pool play.

    The Marksmen then beat Corydon, the winner of the other pool, 25-14, 25-20 for the title.

    Kohnert made 10 kills and three blocks in the championship match.

  • PC goes 1-3 at Evansville

    EVANSVILLE—Megan Hedinger made six kills as Perry Central beat Henderson County 25-17, 25-13 in the first match of an eight-team volleyball tourney Saturday.

    Perry Central lost its next three matches, though, to finish sixth in the tourney.

    Jessica Huber added four kills against Henderson County.

    Tessa Lynch had 12 assists and served three aces. Brittany Overstreet served four aces and Hilarie Hahus made six digs.

    Olivia Schroeder made six kills in a 25-11, 25-12 loss to Evansville Central.

  • Tell City girls sixth in PAC

    OAKLAND CITY—Inconsistency plagued Tell City as the Marksmen finished sixth in the six-team PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.

    C.J. Fentress shot a 109 to lead the Marksmen in the 18-hole tourney.

    Jessica Ballman and Amber Fentress each shot 123 and Kelly Hess 126 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

    “Actually we didn’t play that badly for us,” said Tell City Coach Jim Meek. “It seemed like all the girls except C.J. had a bad hole, though.

  • Bulldogs spike Agape Christian

    NEW HARMONY—Jaci Garrett made 21 spikes, including 11 kills, as Cannelton beat Agape Christian 22-25, 25-20, 25-21 in volleyball Saturday.

    Garrett also served three aces and made three digs.

    Sammie James added 17 spikes, Hannah Baur 13, and Sarah Powers 11. James made four kills and Baur three.

    Nakaa Myers made 34 sets. Allicyn Garrett served four aces and Baur matched Jaci Garrett in digs with three.

    Cannelton lost to New Harmony 25-14, 19-25, 25-23 later in the day.

  • Marksmen score two shutouts

    TELL CITY—Christoph Drexler scored both goals as Tell City beat Forest Park 2-0 in junior varsity soccer Monday.

    Drexler scored on assists from Dex Kleeman and Taylor LaGrange.

    His second goal was “a beautiful lift over the goalie into the top of the goal,” said Tell City Coach Fred Hillenbrand.

    Tell City freshman goalie Casey May stopped all six Forest Park shots on goal to record his second consecutive shutout.