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Today's News

  • Group seeks donations

    TELL CITY – Outreach to Teach has chosen Tell City High School as its project school to undergo minor repairs. The group is looking for volunteers and donations to do this project. Costs are estimated to be between $10,000 and $12,000 for materials.

    Monetary and material donations, including painting and cleaning supplies, landscaping and building materials and food to feed the volunteers are welcome.

  • Renaissance Olympics

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s Renaissance Leadership Class will host Renaissance Olympics at 6 p.m. Friday.

    Events include Nintendo Wii games of tennis, boxing, fencing, track and Mario Kart, X-Box Guitar Hero, pingpong, cornhole, euchre, tug of war, dodgeball and pie eating.  Competitors should meet in the high-school cafeteria.

    Concessions will be available and winners will be honored in a medal ceremony. The public is invited.

  • Marksmen hit FTs to hold off PC

    LEOPOLD—Tell City hit 8 of 10 free throws in the last 2:46 and beat Perry Central 72-66 in boys basketball Tuesday.

    Perry Central, which trailed by 13 points with 91⁄2 minutes left, pulled within five points on Alex Rogier’s three-pointer from the top of the key with 2:48 left.

    The Commodores would cut the margin to four points twice in the next 1:06, on Reuben A. Schwartz’s three-pointer from the corner and T.J. Lamon’s baseline drive.

  • Chinn, Tell City pull away from Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Andy Chinn scored 30 points in the second half as Tell City pulled away from Cannelton for a 95-68 boys basketball victory Saturday.

    Chinn, a 5-foot-10 senior forward-guard, was held to two points on 1 for 7 field-goal shooting in the first half.

    That helped Cannelton hold the Marksmen’s lead to single digits most of that half.

    The Bulldogs pulled within six, 48-42, on Dillon Powers’ inside basket and free throw with 5:35 left in the third quarter.

  • Bulldogs defeat Eagles

    EVANSVILLE—Cannelton used three-point shooting to regain the lead in the second half and beat Evansville Day 64-56 in boys basketball Tuesday.

    Cannelton took the lead early, jumping ahead seven points in the first quarter.

    The Bulldogs still led 23-19 at halftime thanks mainly to Tyler Aud, who scored 13 of his game-high 20 points in that half.

    The Eagles broke through the Bulldogs’ defense in the third quarter, though, tying them with 1:06 left in the period.

  • PC girls defeat Lanesville

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central changed its defense in the second half to cut down Lanesville’s three-point shooting and beat the Eagles 54-39 in girls basketball Monday.

    Lanesville hit four three-pointers in the first half and led 26-25 at the intermission.

    But the Eagles were held to one three-pointer in the second half.

  • Trinity outshoots Bulldogs

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton hit only 11 of 51 shots from the field in a 59-35 girls basketball loss to Whitesville Trinity Monday.

    “It was a very, very physical game,” said Cannelton Coach Jeff Miller. “But we’ve got to do better than that. And a lot of them weren’t bad shots—our shot selection was a little better than most games.”

    “We did hit 12 of 14 free throws (85.7 percent)—that’s a plus.

  • Marksman girls sink Boonville

    TELL CITY—Amanda Wagner won two individual events and a relay as Tell City trounced Boonville 104-71 in girls swimming Monday.

    Wagner won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:30.43 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.69.

    She teamed with Jessica Ballman, Erika Hauenstein and Jessica Wagner to win the 200 medley relay in 2:09.57.

    The Marksmen also won the 200 free relay, with Chelsea Malone, Hauenstein, C.J. Fentress and Tiffany Davis swimming it in 1:55.64.

    Hauenstein won the 500 free in 5:58.61 and Davis placed second in 6:38.04.

  • Tell City boys outswim Boonville

    TELL CITY—Nick Bower, Greg Clayton and Justin Peter each won two individual events to lead Tell City past Boonville 89-59 in boys swimming Monday.

    Bower won the 50 freestyle in 25.36 seconds and the 100 free in 57.67.

    Clayton won the 200 free in 2:05.03 and the 500 free in 5:51.43.

    Peter won the 100 butterfly in 1:08.64 and the 100 backstroke in 1:05.67.

    Bower, Trevor Nelson, Austin Clayton and Greg Clayton won the 200 free relay in 1:50.57.

  • WEDNESDAY-AFTERNOON UPDATE - BREAKING NEWS UPDATE — Soldiers to get larger escort into city than previously announced

    UPDATE - 3:55 p.m. Wednesday - Wayne Hubert, veterans-services officer for Perry County, said Wednesday afternoon firefighters from Anderson Township and Central Perry departments will meet returning soldiers at approximately 6:30 p.m. today. They'll escort the soldiers south on Indiana 37 to Indiana 145, where the motorcycle groups mentioned below will join them.