Today's News

  • Marksmen top Rebels

    TELL CITY—Logan Bolin shot an 8-over-par 43 to lead Tell City past South Spencer 201-212 in boys golf Tuesday.

    Bolin tied South Spencer’s Samuel Hays, nephew of former Tell City wrestling star Brian Hays, for medalist honors.

    Other Tell City scorers were Matthew Watts with a 46, Nathan Wood 53, and Seth Ward 59.

    No Tell City player shot under 100 as the Marksmen finished 11th among 11 complete teams in the Warrick County invitational at Quail Crossing Saturday.

    Watts, a freshman, led the Marksmen with a 100.

  • Tell City girls PAC champions

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan and Allison Hagan each won a field event to lead Tell City to the junior high girls PAC track championship Saturday.

    Tell City scored 116 points to edge Gibson Southern for the title by 1.5 points.

    Flannagan broke her own school record and tied the conference record as she cleared 4 feet, 11 inches to win the high jump.

    Hagan won the discus with a 93-foot-7 throw.

    The Archers also won the eighth grade girls 400-meter relay, with Madison Gilliland, Mikah Hemmings, Julie Lindauer and Mariah Kessinger running it in 56.65.

  • PC teams second in PLAC

    PAOLI—Grace James and Kenzie Williams each won a race to lead Perry Central to second place in the PLAC girls junior high track meet Saturday.

    Paoli scored 101 points to edge Perry Central for first place by three points.

    James won the 400-meter dash in 1:06.62 and Williams took the 1600 in 6:03.

    Amber Lindauer placed second in the 100 hurdles and teamed with Allison Parker, Aquaila Parker and James to take second in the 1600 relay.

    Taysia Fulkerson placed second in the 200 in and Hannah Harpenau took second in the long jump at 14 feet, 1 inch.

  • Chargers, Patriots stop Tell City

    TELL CITY—Pike Central won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Saturday.

    The closest match was No. 3 singles, where Ali Henson edged Rachel Woznicki 7-5, 6-4.

    The Marksmen also lost a road match to Heritage Hills 3-2 Tuesday.

    Bethany Peter and Woznicki won their singles matches in straight sets for Tell City’s victories.

    No. 2 singles went three sets but Heritage Hills’ Bridget Butcher edged Tell City’s Mary Burst 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.

  • Perry Central awarded learning center grant

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Community School has been awarded a $125,000 federal grant that will help the district expand its role as a community learning center.  The Indiana Department of Education announced 52 recipients of 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants, awarded to public school districts, community-based organizations and other groups that provide opportunities to establish or grow community learning centers.  Perry Central's award is renewable for four years and will help the district maintain after-school programs and other outreach p

  • Computer funding OK'd

    TELL CITY - Perry County commissioners approved at their regular meeting May 3 the spending of $9,617 from the county's law-enforcement fund for a computer server for the county prosecutor's office. "All of the other departments that review this and agree to it have signed off," County Auditor Connie Berger told the commissioners.

  • Lest we forget
  • Museum fund drive targets energy renovations

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Historical Society is conducting a fund drive to pay for renovations at its museum that will reduce energy consumption.  "Over the last couple of years, it has become painfully obvious that too much of our cash has been going to pay for utilities," a letter from the society and Mark Ress, project chairman and museum curator, said.  In 2008, total utilities cost more than $7,500. These costs have been kept to a minimum by maintaining a minimum temperature during unoccupied hours.

  • 'Everything looking up' at county port


  • Students visit state capitol, sign up for summer classes

    CANNELTON - Students and their adult chaperones visited the state capitol April 12, Elementary Principal Ginger Conrad told the Cannelton School Board April 28, and their "very nice trip" included visits to the state treasurer's office, Senate, House of Representatives and a state courtroom. "We did not see (Gov.) Mitch Daniels, although he was supposed to be in the building that day, somewhere," she said.  The students "did have a very good time," she continued, "They learned a lot" and enjoyed a meal at The Spaghett