Today's News

  • K-9 police dog Jago to retire


    Feature Writer


    TELL CITY – Jago, Tell City Police Department’s K-9 police dog, has retired after nine years on the force. The officer who has handled Jago during the canine’s tenure at TCPD is Officer Derrick Lawalin. After a recent promotion to detective, Lawalin will no longer serve as a K-9 officer.

    He will remain Jago’s handler in an exclusively human-to-pet relationship, rather than their professional partnership, Lawalin said.

  • Titans stop Marksmen

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern scored four goals in the second half to pull away to a 6-0 PAC boys soccer win over Tell City Thursday.
    “It was 2-0 at halftime and we were right in the thick of things,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “Then we kind of got tired.
    “There were several positives, though. Our goalie, Anthony Froehlich, did an excellent job. And the things we’ve worked on in practice were translating to the game.”

  • TC cross country team taking on all challengers

    When Tell City was placed in the elite race at Saturday’s Louisville boys cross country invitational, Tell City Coach Brian Beckort didn’t complain.
    That race included the top 24 teams in the invitational, which included some of the top teams from eight states - including ones as far away as West Virginia and North Carolina.
    “We feel like to be the best, you’ve got to beat the best,” said Beckort.

  • Webb, Braves spike Tell City in PAC match

    TELL CITY—Alicia Webb made 25 kills and five blocks and served five aces as Tecumseh beat Tell City 25-17, 25-19, 21-25, 26-24 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Emma Kohnert led Tell City with 11 kills and nine blocks, including five solos.
    Tell City had its best blocking match of the season, as Kammie Jo Hayes added six (three solo) and Brenee Leibering and Mary Steen each made four.
    Hayes made nine kills, Steen five, and Leibering four. Emily Hagedorn had 26 assists.
    Madison Schuetter made 16 digs, Hayes 10, and Morgan Schuetter nine.

  • Boonville stymies Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    BOONVILLE—Boonville’s quickness kept Perry Central from getting ace serves or many kills as the Pioneers won 25-4, 25-12, 25-11 in volleyball Thursday.
    The Commodores recorded no ace serves and Maddie Hubert led them with seven kills.
    The only other Commodore with two kills was sophomore Payton Emmons, who made two close together in the third game to pull them within five points twice, 12-7 and 13-8.

  • Pioneers beat Tell City

    Sports Correspondent

    BOONVILLE—Boonville used a diverse offensive attack to beat Tell City 52-16 in football Friday.
    The Pioneers scored scored three touchdowns on running plays, three on passes, and one on a kickoff return.
    They also kicked a 23-yard field goal.
    Using a big size advantage up front, the Pioneers took control of the line of scrimmage early.
    Camdon Cartwright got Boonville on the scoreboard first with a 25-yard burst with 8:55 to go in the first quarter.

  • Commodores run over Tecumseh

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—A power running game aided by strong blocking and a defense that forced five turnovers propelled Perry Central past Tecumseh 33-7 in football Friday.
    Jacob Braun scored all five Perry Central touchdowns, all on runs up the middle.
    He gained 249 yards on 28 carries.
    Perry Central’s defense intercepted three Tecumseh passes, with Luke Hilgenhold getting two of them in the first half and Payton Thompson intercepting one in the third quarter.

  • Cannelton Elementary Fall Festival coming Oct. 22
  • Hoffman – Gengelbach

    Alyssa Hoffman of Santa Claus and Brandon Gengelbach of New Boston announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Keith and Melissa Hoffman of Santa Claus. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana and serves as the director of social services at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.

    The future groom is the son of Dean and Debbie Gengelbach of New Boston.

    He is a graduate of Oakland City University and is employed at D-Patrick Ford in Boonville in the sales department.

  • Buntin earns bachelor’s degree in accounting

    TELL CITY – Diane Katherine Buntin graduated from Western Governors University Indiana Aug. 28, with a bachelor of science in accounting.

    A commencement ceremony will be held for all Indiana graduates in Indianapolis at the Indiana Convention Center Sept. 26.

    Buntin completed her degree in 15 months from WGU, with several credits accepted from Ivy Tech Community College.

    By partnering with other schools, WGU students are able to accelerate their program and save money