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Today's News

  • Honoring the work of Tri Kappa

    Tri Kappa members across the state of Indiana are celebrating Tri Kappa Week, Feb. 22-29. The Tell City Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. would like to thank the community for its kind support of the chapter's projects this past year.

    Our biggest fundraising projects were Kaffee Klatch held during Tell City's sesquicentennial and 50th Schweizer Fest, its poinsettia sale in December and the community art-prints project. Sketches of well known landmarks throughout Perry County, part of an ongoing project, are still available for sale.

  • Painting by Perry County artist for sale
  • PC outshoots Rams

    LEOPOLD—A hot shooting first half helped Perry Central defeat Paoli 66-55 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.

    The Commodores hit four three-point shots in the first quarter. Reuben A. Schwartz scored 13 points in that period, including a three-pointer from the right wing to put the Commodores up 18-15 at the end of the period.

    In the second quarter Alex Rogier scored 10 of the Commodores’ 19 points. He scored inside and outside and finished with a game-high 24 points.

    Schwartz added 19 points and Ian Hahus scored 11.

  • Patriots stop Tell City

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City hit only 27.1 percent from the field and lost to Heritage Hills 64-56 in PAC boys basketball Friday.

    “We had by far our worst shooting night, so they defended well,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.

    Using a swarming man-to-man defense, the Patriots rarely allowed Tell City scoring leader Andy Chinn an open look at the basket. They held him to 1 for 7 three-point shooting.

    Still he hit 8 of 19 from the field overall and 11 of 12 free throws for a game-high 28 points.

  • Goffinet voted top player in conference

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Lauren Goffinet  was named the top player in PAC girls basketball in all-conference voting by the league’s coaches last week.

    The nine conference coaches voted for the top 10 players in the conference, awarding 10 points for the top player, nine for second, etc. Coaches could not vote for their own players.

    Goffinet received 79 of 80 possible voting points, meaning that seven rival coaches voted for her as the No. 1 player in the conference and the other listed her No. 2.

  • Boys sectional pairings announced

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Cannelton drew first-round byes but Perry Central drew a long route in IHSAA basketball sectional pairings made Thursday.

    In the Class 2A sectional at Boonville (hosted by Mater Dei), North Posey will play Mater Dei in the first game 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, followed by Perry Central vs. Forest Park at approximately 7:15 p.m.

    Tell City will play the North Posey-Mater Dei winner in the first semifinal March 6 at 5:30 p.m. That will be followed by South Spencer vs. the Perry Central-Forest Park winner at approximately 7:15 p.m.

  • Kast makes academic all-state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City’s Andy Kast was named to the Indiana Wrestling Coaches Association’s academic all-state team Wednesday.

    To be eligible for the honor a wrestler must have been a regional qualifier and be a senior with at least a 3.25 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

    Despite missing part of the season with an injury, he compiled a 21-11 record for the Marksmen.

    He is ranked first in his class academically with a 4.06 GPA (A’s in advanced placement classes count for five points at Tell City).

  • Archers outwrestle Pike Central

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 11 of 20 matches to defeat Pike Central 61-45 in junior high wrestling Thursday.

    Pike Central won four matches by forfeit to one forfeit win for Tell City.

    But the Archers won 10 of the 15 matches actually wrestled, including eight by pins.

    Travis Brinksneader, Austin Kreisle, Spenser Beard, J.R. Kieser, Brandon McCoy, C.J. Rowe, Jacob McGuffie and James Payne earned the pins.

    Mason Waninger and Justin Alvarez won decisions, with Waninger’s being a 10-0 major decision.

  • Cannelton man killed in crash north of Fulda

    FULDA - A single-car crash on Fulda Shortcut Road claimed the life of a Cannelton man early Wednesday. According to the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department, Carl E. Howell, 31, of 738 St. Louis Ave., was ejected from his vehicle. No other details were available Wednesday afternoon. The crash occurred north of County Road 1850 N., and south of Indiana 62.

  • Vikings pull away from Commodores

    FERDINAND—A couple of fast breaks early in the fourth quarter helped North Posey beat Perry Central 49-38 to win the Class 2A girls basketball sectional Saturday.

    Perry Central led the first 15 minutes of the game, until North Posey guard Alyssa Like made the Vikings’ only three-point basket of the game. That put them up 18-17 at halftime.

    Perry Central was still within two points, 23-21, after Tessa Lynch hit a 6-foot shot in the lane with 1:31 left in the third quarter.