Today's News

  • Wildcats live up to ranking in rout of Tell City

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Mater Dei went on an 18-0 run early in the second quarter en route to beating Tell City 77-30 in the Forest Park girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Mater Dei defeats Perry Central for title

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Mater Dei’s defense forced 25 turnovers and held Perry Central to 18.4 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Commodores 68-29 for the Forest Park girls basketball sectional title Saturday.
    Ashley Graves led Perry Central with 12 points and seven rebounds. She hit 2 of 6 from the field and 8 of 11 free throws.

  • Perry Central advances to finals

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Different heroes keep stepping up for Perry Central’s girls basketball team.
    Friday it was Erica Hill in the second half as the Commodores held off North Posey 55-49 to advance to the Forest Park sectional championship game.
    Perry Central hit 61.9 percent from the field and outrebounded the Vikings 20-5 in the first half to build a 28-14 lead.
    Center Ashley Graves was 5 for 6 from the field and grabbed a team-high six rebounds.

  • Beware skunks on wintertime travels

    by Vince Luecke

  • Modern day storytellers

    BY Trista Lutgring
    TELL CITY – A scrapbook, by its definition, is an album of clippings, notes or pictures pasted onto its pages. But a scrapbook really is a collection of memories; a reminder of good times, of loved ones and of accomplishments.

  • Tell City’s queen and king

    Mackenzie Hayes and Seth Gehlhausen were crowned Tell City High School’s homecoming queen and king during ceremonies held Saturday.

  • Waupaca Foundry earns Department of Energy honor for power-conservation efforts

    Waupaca, Wis. – Officials at Waupaca Foundry Inc. recently received a commendation from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program. In this program, companies voluntarily make energy efficiency a business goal, establish energy management plans and commit to reduce the energy intensity of manufacturing operations by 25 percent over 10 years.

  • Camping at Hemlock Cliffs trailhead revoked

    TELL CITY – Camping is no longer allowed at the trailhead and parking area at Hemlock Cliffs. It has long been a popular camping area but this has been the only trailhead on the Hoosier National Forest that allowed camping.  “Unfortunately, due to vandalism we have to prohibit camping in this parking area,” said Nancy Myers, recreation planner for the Tell City District.

  • Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial to offer special screening of Lincoln movie

    LINCOLN CITY – Abraham Lincoln is the most frequently portrayed American historical figure in the history of film and television. The most recent version is Steven Speilberg’s critically acclaimed, “Lincoln.” On Tuesday, Feb. 12, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial will host a special screening of the movie at the park’s Memorial Visitor Center. 

  • Marksmen, lots of them!

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School, home to the Marksmen, played host to hundreds of visiting shooting pros Saturday. An indoor archery contest that drew more than 300 people from several schools.