Today's News

  • Tell City awarded more money for new homes

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – In what the city’s mayor called a giant vote of confidence in its ability to wisely use grant money for neighborhood stabilization, Tell City learned last week it will receive another $574,436.50 to help fund the construction of new homes.

    The additional money is part of the city’s participation in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, which had already provided nearly $2 million to purchase and raze foreclosed and vacant homes and construct new ones.

  • Extra-point kicks worth two points in TC flag football

    Everyone knows that in football teams get only one point for kicking the ball through the uprights after a touchdown but two points for reaching the end zone with a run or pass, right?

  • Cannelton defeats Rock Creek for first victory of season

    CANNELTON—Allicyn Garrett made five kills as Cannelton beat Rock Creek Academy 25-1, 25-20, 17-25, 25-21 in volleyball Friday.

    Sammie James had four assists to aid the Bulldogs’ spikers.
    Cannelton also did a good job digging up the Lions’ serves and spikes.
    Sara Whitworth and Leah Mascolo each made seven digs and Garrett added six.
    James served five aces for the Bulldogs and Garrett added four.
    Cannelton, 1-7, will host Tell City Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

  • Marksmen flat in loss to Braves

    LYNNVILLE—After playing well in a rare victory over Forest Park Tuesday, Tell City did not play well in a 25-21, 25-21, 23-25, 25-15 PAC volleyball loss to Tecumseh Thursday.

  • Boonville holds off PC in 5 sets

    BOONVILLE—Boonville used a strong, balanced spiking attack to beat Perry Central 21-25, 25-20, 25-20, 17-25, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.

  • Turnovers help PC rip TC

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced five turnovers and Mikey Wilkerson rushed for 216 yards as the Commodores shut out Tell City 35-0 in football Friday.

  • Democracy relies on collective votes

    DICK HEDRICK, Guest Columnist

    As the November election approaches, citizens of this great nation of ours will once again have the opportunity to vote in the incumbents or “throw the scoundrels out.” While the U.S. may be the model for how a democratic republic successfully operates over time, the fact is that seldom do more than 50 percent of its eligible voters bother to exercise this civic responsibility.  

    In the freest and most fortunate country on the planet, why is this the case?  Why don’t more voters go to the polls?

  • Women work at least as hard as men; pay them accordingly

    We’re a nation that considers ourself among the greatest on the planet. So why do we have such a problem treating ourselves properly?

    We pretend to hold women in high esteem, yet when payday rolls around, we shortchange them by double-digit percentages.

  • Perry County Youth Soccer Day at the University of Evansville

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville Soccer Aces will play the University of Kentucky at the Aces Soccer Field  Arad McCutchan Stadium Sept. 26.

    All Perry County youth soccer players, preschool through eighth grade, will be admitted free to a practice session and to the game.

    The charge for high-school players and adults is $5.

  • Indiana Horse Rescue to host fundraisers

    TELL CITY – Indiana Horse Rescue South will take rescued horses to Orscheln Farm Store from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9. This fundraising event will be to help raise funds to feed the horses for the winter.

    The group will hold raffles, games, face painting and other events. Different kinds of foods will be available for purchase and a bake sale will also be set up.

    The event is for all ages. The horses will be present for everyone to see and understand the implications of animal abuse.