Today's News

  • Noble to return to principal’s role

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Laura Noble, principal of William Tell Elementary School from 2002 to July 2010, will return to familiar surroundings this summer after her appointment to that position Tuesday by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board.

    Noble has been serving as an assistant to Schools Superintendent Ron Etienne since last July but will replace Ryan Hass as elementary principal. Hass is leaving at the end of the school year to take a principal’s position in Dubois County.

  • ThyssenKrupp Waupaca up for sale

    TELL CITY – The parent company of ThyssenKrupp Waupaca has put its foundry business up for sale as part of a major restructuring.

    The company announced last Thursday that its U.S. ferrous foundry group is being offered for sale. A transaction would include ThyssenKrupp Waupaca’s gray and ductile iron foundries, including the one in Tell City, as well as plants in Waupaca and Marinette, Wis., and Etowah, Tenn.

  • Indiana 237 to close for two months

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced this week that Indiana 237 will close next week for two months so damage caused by settling of earth under the road can be fixed.

    Contractors will close the highway from the junction of Indiana 37 to the junction of Indiana 66 for repairs to the road caused by what INDOT called “natural settlement.” One lane of the highway has been closed for months due to settlement.

  • Marksmen defeat Boonville 3-2

    BOONVILLE—Tell City pulled out two third-set victories to beat Boonville 3-2 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Mary Burst defeated Kendra Hart 6-0, 5-7, 6-4 in No. 2 singles.
    Alexis Braun and Brooke Birchler outlasted Brooke Biggin and Haley Baker 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    Tell City’s other victory came in No. 3 singles, where Rachel Woznicki breezed past Elena Barnett 6-2, 6-0.
    Boonville’s Joni Wright beat Robyn Scarpa 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.

  • Commodores 3rd in 2 meets

    REO—Noah Gatwood and Ian Bashor each won an individual event and a relay as Perry Central finished third in a four-team boys track meet Wednesday.
    Forest Park won with 103.5 points. South Spencer scored 64, Perry Central 58, and Tecumseh 16.
    Gatwood won the 3200-meter run in 10:33 and teamed with Neal Schwartz, Eric Scheiber and Bashor to win the 3200 relay in 8:43.9.
    Bashor also won the pole vault, clearing 12 feet.
    Schwartz placed second in the 800 in 2:11.

  • Panthers, Braves top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tiffany Summers threw a one-hitter as Tecumseh beat Tell City 10-0 in PAC girls softball Friday.
    Stori Beard’s bunt single in the second inning was the Marksmen’s only hit.
    It, an error and a hit batsman allowed the Marksmen to load the bases with one out and have a chance to score the game’s first runs.
    But a pop-up to the catcher and a grounder to the shortstop ended that threat.
    The Marksmen did not have another runner reach base until Miranda Zuelly walked with two out in the seventh inning.

  • Commodores split 2 games

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet hit a single, double and triple to power Perry Central past South Central 10-4 in girls softball Friday.
    Goffinet went 3 for 3 plus a walk and drove in a run.
    Kristi Brumfield went 2 for 4 and Tessa Lynch added a triple to the Commodores’ 10-hit attack.
    Kayla Carter and Miranda Claise each drove in two runs.
    Claise pitched four shutout innings for the win. She gave up two hits and two walks and struck out six.

  • Bulldogs lose three games

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity took advantage of walks and errors to beat Cannelton 12-2 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Wednesday.
    Cannelton outhit the Raiders 8-6, with Hunter Herzog and Tristan Simmons each going 3 for 3 with a double.
    Cody Lawalin drove in two runs for Cannelton.
    But Cannelton pitchers Larry Holman and Simmons combined to walk eight, and the Bulldogs committed seven errors to none for the Raiders.

  • Blackhawks rally past PC 6-5

    LEOPOLD—Springs Valley rallied for two runs in the sixth inning to beat Perry Central 6-5 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Three hits and a walk fueled the rally that gave the Blackhawks the lead for good.
    Andrew Harpenau pitched 52⁄3 innings for Perry Central to take the loss. He gave up nine hits and two walks and struck out seven.
    Springs Valley left-hander Luke Johnson struck out 11 and walked six.

  • Marksmen record two shutouts, improve to 13-2

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s normally strong baseball offense went cold Friday but the Marksmen still found a way to beat Washington 5-0.
    Shane Weedman pitched a two-hit shutout to raise his record to 6-0. He struck out 10 and walked none.
    Two Washington pitchers combined to pitch a no-hitter against Tell City, but they were victimized by walks and six Hatchet errors.
    The walks and errors helped Tell City score four runs in the third inning.