Today's News

  • Update: Photo added - House fire claims life of Tobinsport man

    TOBINSPORT – An Easter morning fire claimed the life a 44-year-old Perry County man. Daniel H. Stilwell died when flames tore through two homes just after 5 a.m.

    Tell City Police Department dispatchers received a call from Breckinridge County, Ky., dispatch advising that flames could be seen from the small cluster of homes along Indiana 166.

    Firefighters said homes at 811 and 823 Indiana 166 were fully engulfed when they arrived.

    An Indiana fire marshal’s office representative was at the scene Sunday.

  • Cougars rip Commodores

    LEOPOLD—North Harrison jumped on Perry Central with five-run innings in the first and third to beat the Commodores 12-2 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Cougars had 13 hits, including three triples and a double, in the six-inning game. They also took advantage of four walks, a hit batsman, and two Perry Central errors.
    Perry Central had seven hits, all singles. Derek Thomas and Tanner Cassidy each had two hits.
    The Commodores scored both their runs in the first inning, with Cassidy and Colt Brown each singling one home.

  • New, young faces dot Tell City boys golf team

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys golf team has “a lot of potential” but little experience, said Coach Keith Feldpausch.
    The Marksmen lost their top four players from last year (three graduated and one decided not to play this year), so “we’re really a new team as far as I’m concerned,” said Feldpausch.
    The seven-man roster has no seniors and only one junior.

  • Spencer’s retirement marks end of an era

    Some people think I have been sports editor of the News forever. And in the first event I covered in this job, Mike Spencer was the winning coach.
    That was in 1978. Spencer, then Tell City’s baseball coach, saw his team win its third sectional in four years.
    The Marksmen advanced to the championship game of the South Spencer regional that year before losing to eventual state champion Evansville Memorial, which was led by a smooth, line-drive hitter named Don Mattingly.

  • Commodores outrun Patriots

    LINCOLN CITY—Lindsey Gengelbach won four individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 85 points, Heritage Hills 62, and Wood Memorial 14.
    Gengelbach won the 100-meter dash in 13.78 seconds, the 200 in 28.10, the high jump with a 5-foot-3 leap, and the pole vault at 9 feet.
    Grace James won two events for the Commodores, taking the 400 dash in 1:06 and the long jump at 15 feet, 2 1/2 inches.

  • Schaad propels PC past Patriots, Trojans

    LINCOLN CITY—Dacota Schaad won four events as Perry Central won a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 94 points, Heritage Hills 66, and Wood Memorial 6.
    Schaad won the 100-meter dash in 11.56 seconds into a strong headwind, the 200 in 23.78, and the long jump at 18 feet, 91⁄2 inches.
    He teamed with Hunter LaGrange, Tyler Hagedorn and Isaiah Ernst to win the 400 relay in 46.81.
    LaGrange, Hilgenhold, Abe Schwartz and Logan Dauby won the 1600 relay in 3:45.

  • TC splits two games

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City pounded out 14 hits to beat Tecumseh 7-4 in PAC baseball Wednesday.
    Tecumseh jumped to a 4-0 lead in the first inning but sophomore right-hander Rhett Baumeister shut the Braves out the rest of the way. He gave up four hits and two walks and struck out one in the complete-game effort.
    Tell City finally took the lead on a three-run homer by Jordan Heck—his second of the season—in the fourth inning.

  • Vikings’ power show defeats Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—North Posey hit three home runs in the first two innings and beat
    Tell City 13-3 in PAC girls softball Friday.
    Megan Redman led off the game with a homer. After the next batter grounded out, Morgan Stierley hit the Vikings’ second homer over the left-field fence.
    The Vikings added five runs in the second inning, which included six singles and another homer.
    The Marksmen could not match that firepower, as they had only five hits for the game—two of them infield ones.

  • Maurices to host bake sale for Relay for Life

    TELL CITY - Maurcies Relay for Life Team Hopefuls will host a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the store in Tell City. Items will include whole cakes and pies for donations. The community is encouraged to come out and support Relay for Life.

  • TC loses 2 tennis matches

    FORT BRANCH—One set in No. 3 singles went to a tie-breaker, but Gibson Southern won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Saturday.
    “With such a young team going against a veteran team (Gibson Southern had five seniors and two juniors in its lineup), I thought we competed hard and battled with the Titans,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer. “Therefore, our performance today was solid for our first match.