Today's News

  • Streets of Thunder

    High Octane Heritage on display as Tell City’s Draggin’ Main returns

    Traffic may have been bumper-to-bumper along Main Street Saturday, but most would have expected that to be the case. Starting at 4 p.m., hot-rods, classic rides, motorcycles and current-day grocery getters were on display for a reunion of what used to be a rite of passage for local drivers and youths, draggin’ Main Street.

  • Town of Troy fall clean up planned for Oct. 8-9

    TROY – Fall Clean-Up for Town of Troy residents will be Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8 and 9.

    All items need to be curbside by 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. There will be no back tracking to pick-up.

    No tires, items with Freon or computer components will be accepted.  There will be no pick-up on vacant lots. Paint cans need to be drained. There will be a $10 charge for each large item.

    This charge must be paid at the utility office prior to pick-up and a receipt must be attached to the item to be picked up. Call (812) 547-7501 with any questions.

  • TCHS Class of 1960
  • Michael and Delores Kessans

    Michael and Delores Kessans will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sept. 20, 2015.

    Michael and the former Delores Carter were married Sept. 20, 1975, at St. Paul Catholic Church.

    They are the parents of two children, Kara Kessans of West Lafayette and Mika Knable of Georgetown. They also have two grandchildren, Cole and Lyla Knable.

    Delores retired from Cloverport Independent School System as a teacher and Michael was an electrician and owned Tom’s Electric in Tell City before his retirement. 

  • High-speed pursuit ends in Perry County with self-inflicted gunshot; suspect dead

    St. Croix – A pursuit with an armed robbery suspect began in Corydon and ended on Interstate 64 in Perry County.

  • Hancock County defeats Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Nicole Harris made five kills but Cannelton lost to Hancock County 25-15, 25-16, 25-15 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We don’t talk to each other and we never really get excited about anything, and that kills us,” said Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman.
    Jordyn Vogt served eight points, including two aces, for Cannelton. She also made two kills and one dig.
    Harris served four points and Caressa Sloss and Tori Stowe each added three.
    Sloss made three kills and two blocks.

  • Marksman girls outshoot Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—All four Tell City scorers shot 56 or better as the Marksmen beat Southridge 221-240 in girls golf Thursday.
    Southridge’s Olivia Mundy shot 50 for medalist honors, but Tell City had better grouping.
    Mary Grace Alvey shot 54 to lead Tell City.
    Alex Lawalin shot 55 and Halee Lamb and Shannon Bryant each shot 56 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Tell City, 3-7, will compete in the Jasper sectional at Buffalo Trace course Saturday at 9 a.m.

  • Tell City gets first tennis win

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all four matches it played in straight sets to beat South Spencer 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Wednesday.
    South Spencer’s only victory came in No. 3 singles, where Tell City forfeited.
    Kevin Yeung in No. 1 singles and Blaze Brumfield and Jacob Mowery in No. 2 doubles shut out their opponents 6-0, 6-0.
    Chandler Lacy won 6-3, 6-0 in No. 3 singles and Austin Groves and Jackson Ramsey prevailed 6-1, 7-5 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Marion succeeds Page as Tell City swim coach

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mike Page has retired as Tell City’s swimming coach for the third time, and a hardwood flooring company merger brought his successor to Tell City.
    The Tell City-Troy Township school board accepted Page’s resignation Tuesday and hired Stacy Marion, his assistant last year, to replace him.
    Marion is a 1997 graduate of Valparaiso High School, where her swim teams placed second in the state meet twice, third once, and eighth once.

  • Kohnert, Marksmen hold off Commodores

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Emma Kohnert made 22 kills, six blocks, 14 digs and three ace serves as Tell City edged Perry Central 18-25, 25-15, 29-27, 24-26, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.
    After the teams exchanged side-outs early in the fifth game, Mary Steen served four consecutive points - two with the aid of Kohnert kills - to put the Marksmen up 6-1.
    They led by at least three the rest of the way. Steen also served the final point of the match with a Kohnert kill.