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Today's News

  • New street signs to cost Tell City plenty

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The community of Tell City, like many others across the nation, will have to spend thousands of dollars on new street signs this year to comply with federal mandates. How much money the project will cost and how many signs will be replaced is still up in the air.

  • Deals at the ‘Factory Connection’
  • Three face kidnapping charges in Kansas

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. – Three people with Perry County ties face kidnapping charges in Kansas after allegedly trying to take a 17-month-old child in a custody dispute.

    According to Kansas media reports and people familiar with the case, the Junction City Police Department arrested 37-year-old Jody Sandage and her 20-year-old daughter, Letoshia Ann Mitchell. Also charged was Mitchell’s boyfriend, 22-year-old Todd David Berry. All three people have lived in Perry County.

  • Highway wage increases raise concerns

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A verbal commitment to extend pay raises to county highway workers was met with a bit of push-back from the board that previously advocated for the increases. While the county council ultimately voted in favor of the salary hikes during its Feb. 23 meeting, the decision was not without pause.

  • Fisher, Austin bowl 300 games same night; Fisher gets 800 series

    TELL CITY—Zach Fisher is making a habit of bowling 300 games and 800 series. And Eddie Austin matched his 300 game in the Tuesday Three-Person League at Tell City Bowling Center this week.
    Austin, 33, from Cannelton bowled his second 300 game. He rolled a 678 series for his Dixon Realty Team.
    He carries a 221 average and has been bowling for approximately 20 years.
    Fisher, 20 bowled his fifth 300 Game and third 800 series for The Nation team in the same league Tuesday.

  • Tell City draws 1st-round bye; PC, Cannelton draw long routes in sectionals

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City drew a first-round bye and Perry Central and Cannelton drew longer routes when the IHSAA drew its boys basketball sectional pairings Sunday.
    Perry Central and Tell City could meet in the semifinals of the six-team Class 2A sectional to be played at Huntingburg Memorial Gymnasium next week.

  • Late 3-pointer lifts Tecumseh over Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LYNNVILLE—Aaron Beard hit a three-pointer with eight seconds left to lift Tecumseh past Perry Central 65-64 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central hurt itself with mistakes late in the game.
    Luke Hubert made two free throws to put Perry Central ahead 59-58 with 2:07 left in the game.
    After Tecumseh missed a free throw, Clay James scored on a drive to put the Commodores up by three with 1:03 left.

  • Vikings’ 3-point barrage beats Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—North Posey hit six three-pointers in the first six minutes en route to a 59-48 PAC boys basketball win over Tell City Saturday.
    The lost dropped the Marksmen to third in the conference at 5-3 and left North Posey and Gibson Southern, each with just one conference loss, to fight it out for the title this Friday.
    Noah Scheller hit three of the Vikings’ early three-pointers as they built a 20-3 lead with 2:10 left in the first quarter.

  • Tell City nips Boonville on Beard's last-second shot

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BOONVILLE—Braeden Beard hit a last-second three-pointer to lift Tell City past Boonville 65-64 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Boonville’s Glen Rouch and Beard, two 6-foot-5 forwards with NCAA Division I potential, put on a good show, though they didn’t always guard each other.
    Rouch finished with 33 points, including a three-pointer from the wing that put Boonville ahead 64-62 with eight seconds left.

  • Tell City boys place 5th in swim sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Drew Ettensohn placed in the top eight in two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to fifth place in the 10-team boys swimming sectional Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 182 points as they tied their highest finish of the last 13 years. Their last finish higher than fifth was fourth in 2004.
    Bedford North Lawrence won with 397 points, eight more than runner-up Pike Central.