Today's News

  • Stepping into the future
  • Conrad says summer school set to begin Monday

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Summer school for students entering kindergarten through sixth grade will begin Monday, Cannelton Elementary Principal Ginger Conrad reported at a regular school-board meeting May 26.

    Those morning classes will meet in the William Bennett Early Learning Center, and Early Risers after-school program participants will gather Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons at Myers Grade School, she added.

  • Etienne, Hauenstein to address graduates, guests

    TELL CITY – Ariel Etienne and Erica Hauenstein earned the honors of giving valedictorian and salutatorian addresses, respectively, at a Tell City Junior-Senior High School graduation ceremony set to begin at 7 p.m. Friday in the Bryan Taylor Arena.

    Approximately 110 Marksmen seniors are expected to “walk” this year.

  • Perry Central 6th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—A few bad holes hurt Perry Central as the Commodores finished sixth in the PLAC boys golf tourney Monday.
    Mitchell won with 325 strokes. Perry Central shot 390.
    “We got off to a good start,” said Perry Central co-coach Tyler Griffith. “Then  the end of the front nine really hurt us—we struggled on holes five through eight.”
    Freshman Andrew Huber shot a 19-over-par 89 to lead the Commodores on the tough Donald Ross course. He finished 11th overall among 35 golfers in the tourney.

  • Braves rip Bulldogs early

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh jumped to a 16-0 lead in the first three innings and crushed Cannelton 22-4 in the first round of the Class A baseball sectional Monday.

  • Rebels’ bats blazing in win over Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer pounded out 17 hits, including five for extra bases, to beat Perry Central 14-1 in Class 2A first-round baseball sectional action Monday.

  • Wildcats top Tell City in 8-inning slugfest

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei scored its last five runs on just one hit as it beat Tell City 14-11 in eight innings in Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Tuesday.

  • Rangers overtake TC late for sectional title

    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Forest Park scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to beat Tell City 4-3 for the Class 2A girls softball sectional title Monday evening.
    Tell City outhit the Rangers 9-5 and took a 3-2 lead in the top of the fifth with two runs on a single by Hana Reed, a sacrifice bunt by Stori Beard, and doubles by Josalyn Ress and McKenzie Hayes.
    With one out in the bottom of the fifth, though, Shelby Bettag was hit by a pitch.

  • Tell City girls upset Vikings

    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Tell City rallied for six runs in the fourth inning to stun North Posey 6-4 in the Class 2A girls softball sectional semifinals Monday.
    North Posey led 4-0 after three innings, at which point Tell City, which entered the game with a 5-12 record, did not have a hit and had had only one runner reach base.

  • COLUMN: Democrats took on radical agenda

    PATRICK BAUER, Guest Columnist

    Now that the dust has settled from the tumultuous 2011 session of the Indiana General Assembly, we can begin to assess the damage inflicted upon thousands of Hoosiers by one-party rule.