Today's News

  • Four arrested, meth, cocaine seized, in weekend drug bust

    CANNELTON – A Kentucky man allegedly trafficking in narcotics was lodged in the Perry County Jail Saturday night. In all, four people were arrested, including a teenage girl, by Cannelton and Tell City police officers and the Perry County Sheriff’s Department.  

    Cannelton Patrolman David Biever said the investigation began when he stopped a vehicle in a Cannelton cemetery. After approaching the vehicle, Biever said he saw drugs in plain view. A search of the vehicle, he said, turned up meth, crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia.

  • Class 3A No. 6 Gibson Southern uses small ball to edge Tell City

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern used a strong bunting game to beat Tell City 3-1 in PAC girls softball Friday.
    “The way they beat us was they small-balled us,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “Both their hits were bunts and a couple errors we made were on bunts.”
    Gibson Southern, ranked No. 6 in the state in Class 3A in the coaches poll, scored an unearned run in the first inning with the help of two Tell City throwing errors on bunts.

  • Brumfield pitches, hits Commodores to win over Paoli

    PAOLI—Kristi Brumfield hit a single and a double and pitched a six-hitter as Perry Central beat Paoli 2-1 in PLAC girls softball Friday.
    Brumfield struck out four and walked two, and her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Perry Central had eight hits and struck out only twice despite having played only one game in the previous 10 days.
    “We’ve been hitting inside off the machine forever,” said  Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We saw the ball really well.”

  • Hayes’ one-hitter blanks Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Stephen Hayes threw a one-hitter as Perry Central shut out Wood Memorial 2-0 in baseball Friday.
    “He really hit his spots tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “They had a hard time catching up to his fastball and he mixed his curveball in well too.”
    Hayes struck out five and walked none. The one single he gave up “was about the only hard hit ball for them,” said Zellers.
    Hayes, Derek Thomas and Andrew Harpenau each hit a single and a double to lead Perry Central’s eight-hit attack.

  • TC 3rd in Mount Vernon invitational

    MOUNT VERNON—Tyler Dauby and Ryan Henrickson each won one event to lead Tell City to third place in a nine-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Castle dominated the meet with 148 points. Tell City scored 62, just 13 behind runner-up Mount Vernon.
    Dauby won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.37 seconds “against some very good competition,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    Henrickson won the 400 dash in 50.33. “He looked extremely strong,” said Hollinden.

  • Marksmen defeat Hornets

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After being sidelined 11 days by several rainouts, Tell City’s baseball team didn’t hit the ball as sharply as before but still managed 10 hits in a 6-3 win over Hancock County Friday.
    The Marksmen struck out only twice, but they didn’t make as solid contact as usual. They had two infield hits, and none of their hits went for extra bases.

  • Commodores second to Jeeps in triangular meet

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois still looks like the favorite in the Jasper boys track sectional and Perry Central could be in for a dogfight in the PLAC.

  • Litherland – Kellems

    The parents of Cassie Litherland and Steven Kellems Jr., of Tell City announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Larry and Becky Peter of Tell City and the late Tim Kreisle. She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and currently attends University of Southern Indiana, majoring in social work.

    She currently works as a bartender at the Borderline Cantina in Tell City and is a certified nursing assistant at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills in Tell City.

  • Little graduates basic training

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman 1st Class Patrick C. Little recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Little completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    He is the son of Joane Little of Tell City.

  • Iditarod musher to visit Cannelton Friday

    CANNELTON – Hugh Neff, veteran Iditarod musher, will present information at Cannelton Community Center at 1 p.m. Friday and the public is invited to attend.

    Neff has been in many long distance dogsled races, including the last seven Iditarods. This year, his team, Annie’s Army - named after his lead dog Annie - finished in fifth place in the Iditarod.