Today's News

  • Preparing Indiana’s workforce for a ‘Next Level’ economy

    Kevin Brinegar

    Guest Columnist


    Indiana’s record-setting pace for economic development deals in 2017 is a testament to an aggressive business attraction effort and an appealing business climate – employers and elected officials working together toward a common vision: Lowering barriers to investment and innovation, raising the bar for efficient government and creating a quality of life that makes Indiana a better place to live and work.

  • Ten City police officers issue 62 citations, make 7 arrests to make roads safer for holiday travel

    Over a 24-day  period, Tell City Police issued  62 citations and made seven arrests to make our roads safer for families traveling this Thanksgiving and holiday  season. Federal  highway safety  funds administered by the Indiana  Criminal Justice  Institute  supported overtime patrols  for more than 230 law-enforcement agencies across the state.

  • Houchin: Indiana Senate page program application now available

    INDIANAPOLIS – State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) announced the Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the Senate Page Program.

    This full-day interactive program gives students in grades six through 12 the opportunity to tour the Indiana Statehouse, observe session debates on the Senate floor, and assist staff with age-appropriate tasks. Students will also meet with their state senator.

  • Council fears ‘back burner’ label in economic growth


    Staff Writer           


    CANNELTON – Rekindling a business partnership between the City of Cannelton and the Perry County Development Corp. has entailed an onerous path that may or may not bear fruit. A month had passed since the city council last discussed the issue and members again held off on a decision Monday, tabling the matter for a second time.

  • A relic of the past reappears




    A couple of miles north of Troy, not far from the Anderson River, sits an old home. Hidden by years of overgrowth, the house, likely built around 1870 and once a business, too, has emerged in recent weeks as a new owner cleared the property. A social media photo of the house, seeking information about its origins and who might have lived there, generated dozens of replies.

  • TC girls win triangular

    TELL CITY—Tell City won three of the 11 events but for once had more depth than its opponents as the Marksmen won a girls triangular swim meet Tuesday.
    They beat Northeast Dubois 84-62 and Forest Park 85-54.
    Samantha Stephens swam the 50-yard freestyle in 29.47 seconds and Brea Haller swam the 100 butterfly in 1:25.99 for Tell City’s individual victories.
    Those two teamed with Emma Armstrong and Destiny Little to win the 400 free relay in 4:48.13.

  • TC boys 2nd in North Harrison invitational

    RAMSEY—Tell City won four individual events and a relay to place second in North Harrison’s six-team boys swimming invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 265 points, 30 behind North Harrison and five ahead of third-place Providence.
    Miles Brown swam the 50-yard freestyle in 24.71 seconds to win it by 30-hundredths of a second.
    Drew Ettensohn won the 100 butterfly in 1:00.00 and Brown placed second in it in 1:03.96.
    Elliot Reed won the 500 free in 6:03.72 and placed second in the 200 free in 2:14.91.

  • Tell City 3-5 in duals

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Shane Braunecker went 8-0 to lead Tell City to a 3-5 record and sixth place in the nine-team PAC Duals wrestling competition Friday and Saturday.
    Tell City beat Tecumseh 62-0, South Spencer 48-19, and Forest Park 50-24.
    The Marksmen lost to Gibson Southern 53-24, North Posey 57-18, Southridge 54-12, Heritage Hills 48-27, and Pike Central 51-27.
    North Posey went 8-0 and Southridge was second at 7-1.

  • Sloss leads Bulldogs to season’s 2nd win

    WASHINGTON—Caressa Sloss had 19 points, 23 rebounds, six blocked shots and six steals as Can-nelton defeated Washington Catholic 40-27 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Bulldogs hit only 27.9 percent from the field, but that was better than Washington Catholic’s 19.4 percent. And Sloss led them to a 53-45 advantage in rebounds.
    “We didn’t shoot the ball that well, but a win’s a win,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Beard, Marksmen clip South Central

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Each time South Central threatened, Braeden Beard answered as Tell City beat South Central 49-45 in boys basketball Saturday.
    South Central took an early 6-4 lead on two three-point baskets.
    But Beard then scored eight points in less than a minute to propel Tell City to a 12-8 lead.
    He hit an 18-footer from the top of the key and then made two three-point plays nine seconds apart on inside baskets and free throws.