Today's News

  • Oakwood sets ribbon cutting for transitional unit

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate Oakwood Health Campus’s expansion of its transitional unit and new therapy gym Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m.

    An  open house will take place the same day from 2 to 5 p.m. 

    Oakwood is a skilled nursing facility, operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The business offers independent living, assisted living, memory care, long term skilled nursing, and transitional rehab with private suites.

  • St. John’s bazaar Saturday

    EVANSTON – The annual Christmas bazaar at St. John’s Lutheran Church is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Some of the food items available will be homemade candy, apple dumplings, turnip kraut, turnip slaw, as well as baked goods and springerles.

    Other items that will be available include crafts, quilts and blankets.

    Participants are encouraged to take their own container to purchase special soup, which will be sold by the gallon.

  • Roland’s Jewelry to sell pearl earrings for $5, donate all to local food pantries

    TELL CITY – Ken Roland of Roland’s Jewelry in downtown Tell City has found a creative way to help families in need this Christmas.

    Roland’s Jewelry is selling cultured pearl earrings for $5 and donating the entire amount, not just the proceeds, to area food pantries in Perry County and in Kentucky.

  • JV Marksmen defeat Commodores

    TELL CITY—Dustin Hunt scored 11 points as Tell City beat Perry Central 49-45 in JV boys basketball Wednesday.

    Trent Arnold added 11 points and Spencer Fest and Tretter Lyons each scored five as the Marksmen’s top four scorers were all freshmen.
    Luke Bishop led Perry Central with 14 points. John Bashor and Kage Kiplinger each added 10.
    This was both teams’ season opener.

  • Boonville defeats Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City won four of nine matches actually wrestled but lost to Boonville 51-27 in wrestling Tuesday.
    Boonville won four matches by forfeits compared with one forfeit win for Tell City.
    Plus “we had three kids bumped up a weight class so they had some difficulty with the added weight too,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.
    Still the Marksmen won three matches by pins - only one fewer than Boonville - and one by decision, which was the same as Boonville had.

  • Chargers knock off Marksmen

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central outscored Tell City in every quarter to beat the Marksmen 53-44 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Tell City hit 36.2 percent from the field and committed 17 turnovers.
    A bright spot for the Marksmen was senior guard Celina Snyder, who kept them in the game with a season-high 13 points on 5 of 10 field-goal shooting and 3 of 43 free throws.
    She also grabbed seven rebounds and had two assists.
    Emma Kohnert also scored 13 points for Tell City and grabbed 10 rebounds.

  • Perry Central names four new MVPs

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Four first-time Most Valuable Players were named at Perry Central’s fall sports awards program Tuesday.
    Senior running back and linebacker Jacob Braun won that award in football and senior all-around player Maddie Hubert won it in volleyball.
    Marcus Thomas and Macey Emmons were named the Most Valuable Runners in boys and girls cross country.
    It was also announced that Hubert made the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports academic all-state team in volleyball.

  • Wheatley on All-PAC team

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior Steven Wheatley was named to the All-PAC football team released last week.
    Wheatley, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound junior, was one of two outside linebackers listed on the 24-man team.
    He was also one of only two non-seniors on the team, along with Southridge junior defensive back Nolan O’Brien.
    Wheatley finished third on Tell City’s team in tackles with 83. He made 58 solo tackles, which was second best on the team.

  • Eagles’ press causes Bulldogs early trouble

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville used a full-court press to jump to a 38-4 first-quarter lead and beat Cannelton 80-30 in a boys basketball season opener Wednesday.
    “They put a lot of pressure on us,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We knew they were going to do it because that’s the way they play, but we just didn’t handle it at the beginning.

  • Perry Central holds off Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central Coach Matt Carter said he couldn’t remember his boys basketball team ever having a worse free-throw shooting game than Wednesday’s 50.0 percent.
    But the Commodores made enough of them down the stretch to hold off Tell City 50-43.
    In fact they scored their last 11 points at the line, including a 9-0 run in the last 3:28 after the score was tied 41-41.