Today's News

  • Rebels pound Tell City

    TELL CITY—South Spencer scored 19 runs in the first inning and cruised past Tell City 28-4 in baseball Wednesday.
    “They simply came out and hit everything we threw up there,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We did not make some plays early behind Hunter (Rowe, Tell City’s starting pitcher) and it is difficult to pitch when it seems like you have to make perfect pitches. It can be difficult to remain confident in that situation.

  • Tell City routs South Central

    ELIZABETH—Madison Schuetter drove in three runs with a homer and a double as Tell City pounded South Central 10-0 in softball Thursday.
    Morgan Schuetter added three hits and two RBIs and Chelsey Billings had a double and a single with two RBIs.
    Tell City took control early by scoring six runs in the first inning.
    The Marksmen’s first seven batters that inning reached base - three by errors, two on walks and two via hits.

  • Spenser Deom signs to play baseball for USI

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—One Tell City graduate helped the University of Southern Indiana win an NCAA Division II national baseball title last spring. Now another one will try to do the same.
    Tell City senior center fielder Spenser Deom signed Thursday to play baseball for USI.
    “My summer coach (with the Evansville Razorbacks) kind of first pointed me toward USI,” said Deom. “And they have a good coach in Coach (Tracy) Archuleta. I’m sure he could coach a lot of Division I teams around.”

  • Perry Central 1st, Tell City 3rd in girls meet

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Sarah Schlachter and Amber Lindauer each won three events to lead Perry Central to victory in girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 64.5 points, Forest Park 61.5, and Tell City 40.
    Lindauer won the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.64 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 50.03.
    She teamed with Grace James, Schlachter and Verna Schwartz to win the 1600 relay in 4:35.76. That was the meet’s final event and clinched the Commodores’ victory.

  • Tell City outruns Perry Central boys

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Elliott Brown and Devin Newton each won two individual events as Tell City beat Perry Central 81-51 in boys track Thursday.
    Brown won the 100-meter dash in 11.14 seconds and the 200 in 23.52.
    Newton won both hurdles races, running the 110 highs in 17.78 and the 300 intermediates in 45.14.
    Brown also ran on two winning relays. He teamed with Jackson Ramsey, Cameron Kessinger and Malcoln Lincoln to win the 400 relay in 46.72.

  • Perry County man killed in crash on Highway 60 in Kentucky

    MACEO, Ky. – A Perry County man has died from injuries sustained in a single-car crash Sunday on Highway 60 in Daviess County.

    According to local police sources, Scott Board, 33, was a passenger in a car that was traveling west on Highway 60 near Maceo. Police said the driver, 32-year-old Tonietta Villanueva, apparently lost control of the vehicle, which traveled off the left side of the highway, down an embankment and rolled over.

    Board was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead by the Daviess County Coroner’s Office.

  • Community Events; April 27

    Historical society meeting today


    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 27, at the museum, located at the corner of Ninth and Franklin streets.

    The evening’s program will be presented by Dennis Talbott of the VGS Paranormal Group. Everyone is invited to attend. Anyone interested in joining the historical society is encouraged to attend. Yearly dues of $15 may be paid that evening.


    Yard sale to benefit diabetes research May 1-2

  • Food pantry Sunday at First United Methodist

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church in Tell City will hold a Food Pantry Sunday, May 3.

    Items needed this month are canned peaches, pears, fruit cocktail, pineapple, applesauce, 100-percent fruit juice in cans and other non perishable can items. Offerings may be made during communion or dropped off. Food donations will support Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry.

    Food Pantries need help all year long and First United Methodist Church supports Widow’s Barrel every month.

  • Poehlein – Foster

    Kelly Marie Poehlein and Thomas Clinton Foster, both of Princeton, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Vic and Leona Poehlein of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of Peggy Foster and Rick Edwards of Plainville.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, in the Tabernacle at Santa Claus Camp and Conference Center in Santa Claus. A reception will be held at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    Miss Poehlein attended Tell City High School and is a homemaker.

  • Young women’s career expo sends message to reach high, excel

    Lt. Gov. Ellspermann, Johns Hopkins University engineer among speakers

    LEOPOLD – The second-annual DREAM program, for sophomore girls from Perry Central, Tell City and Cannelton high schools took place Friday, April 17, at Perry Central Community School.

    Created by the Perry County College Success Coalition, DREAM stands for dreaming, reaching high, energizing-the-future, amazing and me.