Today's News

  • Peter receives honorable mention

    FERDINAND—Bethany Peter of Tell City received honorable mention on the All-PAC girls tennis team in voting by conference coaches last week.

    Peter was the first of seven players on the honorable mention list.

    Conference runner-up Gibson Southern had three players make the nine-girl all-conference team: Kori Titzer, Jourdan Titzer and Alicia Taylor.

    Conference champion Southridge and Tecumseh, which tied for fifth place, each had two players make it.

  • Wildcats nip Tell City 5-4 in bottom of 7th

    ROCKPORT—Mater Dei scored the winning run on a ground out in the bottom of the seventh to edge Tell City 5-4 in the Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Monday.

    Shane Weedman hit a three-run homer for Tell City in the first inning.

    Kyle Osborne, Jordan Heck and Dayne Seibert each added two hits for the Marksmen.

    Trent Gunn had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs as Tell City pounded North Posey 10-2 in the first round Saturday.

  • Wildcats eliminate PC

    ROCKPORT—Perry Central had only three hits in a 12-0 loss to Mater Dei in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Saturday.

    Perry Central got singles from Lucas Bryant in the first inning, Seth Raetz in the fourth, and Joey Peter in the fifth.

    But those were the only Commodores to reach base, as Mater Dei gave up no walks and committed no errors.

    Mater Dei had 15 hits, including seven for extra bases.

    See more details on this game in the News Thursday.


  • Tecumseh no-hits Bulldogs in sectional

    CANNELTON—Alex Oliver and Jordan Lamborn combined to pitch a no-hitter as Tecumseh beat Cannelton 14-0 in the first round of a Class A baseball sectional Friday.

    Oliver pitched the first four innings, striking out 10 and walking two.

    Lamborn pitched the fifth and final inning, striking out all three batters he faced.

    Jordan Mattingly and T.J. James each drew a walk against Oliver.

    But because Mattingly was thrown out on a stolen-base attempt in the first inning, the Braves faced only one batter over the minimum for the game.

  • Bashor, Scheiber each place 4th in regional

    EVANSVILLE—Ian Bashor and Eric Scheiber each placed fourth in one event to lead Perry Central to 10th place in the IHSAA boys track regional Thursday.

    Tell City, led by Tyler Dauby’s sixth-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles, tied for 25th among 33 teams that scored.

    Cannelton finished 31st as T.J. James scored two points. He is the first Cannelton athlete to score in the regional in 22 years.

    The top eight finishers in each event scored but only the top three qualified for the state meet, so no Perry County boy will advance to state.

  • What happened to St. Paul, Newman records?

    This spring Mariah Kessinger broke the 100-meter dash record for seventh grade girls at Tell City Junior High that had stood for 29 years.

    There’s a Kessinger family tradition for breaking 100 dash records, as Mariah’s brother, Kyle, broke Tell City’s varsity boys record in that event two years ago.

    Interestingly, there was also a tradition of strong 100 runners in the family of the girl whose record Mariah broke, Karen Ludwig.

  • Dumpsters will replace recycling trailers July 1

    TELL CITY - The launch of a plan to replace trailers with dumpsters for collecting cardboard will come July 1, the executive director for the Perry County Recycling Management District said Thursday.

    Ken Smith said dumpsters will be placed at the district's Cannelton site in advance for any customers who'd like to view them. McDonald's restaurant owner Ryan Kramer said for a previous story his trash bill is cut approximately $150 per month because cardboard goes into its own dumpster.

  • TC spring cleanup week June 7-11

    TELL CITY - Memorial Day may have marked the start of summer, but Tell City residents will be thinking spring cleaning next week as the community's yearly roundup of unwanted items begins.

    In fact, residents willing to haul their own unwanted items can get a head start Saturday.

    The week of June 7-11 has been designated spring cleanup week in Tell City.

    Residents will be able to clean out their basements, attics and garages during those days. Items will be collected on residents' normal trash collection day.

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  • Student with TC ties helps win WorldQuest

    TELL CITY - A high-school student with Tell City ties helped his team achieve an unprecedented second win the Academic WorldQuest 2010 world-affairs competition in Washington D.C. April 24.

    In another first, Evan Hollander and his duPont Manual High School team earned the top spot for the second year in a row.

    Hollander is the grandson of Jim and Lucile Hollander, 733 11th St., Tell City. His father, Bill, is an attorney in Louisville, Ky.