Today's News

  • Kiss the pig event at Golden Living Center
  • Blake Allan Maffia

    Caila Renee Maffia of Cannelton announces the birth of her son, Blake Allan Maffia. He was delivered at 2:42 p.m. Sept. 13, 2015, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. Blake weighed eight pounds and 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are James and Jennifer Maffia of Cannelton.

    Great-grandparents are Allan and Mary Hasty of Grandview, Frank and Melanie Maffia of Cannelton and Linda and Dennis Applegate of Cannelton.

  • Shorthanded Tell City falls to Bosse Wednesday

    EVANSVILLE—Erik Bell scored two goals as Bosse beat Tell City 7-0 in boys soccer Wednesday.
    “We were definitely shorthanded because we only had 12 players,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “It being Wednesday night a lot of our kids had classes (at Ivy Tech, etc.).
    “Sam Rogers, our replacement goalie, did a great job in goal - he had 20 saves.
    “The second half we played much better. Again we had some chances to score, but we need to start capitalizing on those.”

  • Patriots defeat Perry Central in four-game match

    LINCOLN CITY—Slow starts in the first and fourth games cost Perry Central in a 25-13, 28-26, 23-25, 25-17 volleyball loss to Heritage Hills Thursday.
    Terissa Roark led Perry Central’s balanced attack with 11 kills. Maddie Hubert added 10 and Brooke Mullis nine.
    Addy Davis had 30 assists.
    Mullis made 22 digs, Hubert 21, Davis and Brooke Lasher nine apiece, and Ryann Lynch seven.
    Lasher served five aces.
    Heritage Hills won the JV match 25-18, 25-15.
    Karissa Gayer made four kills and eight digs for Perry Central.

  • Marksmen spike Crawford County

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 23 kills and six solo blocks as Tell City beat Crawford County 23-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-12 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added eight kills. Emily Hagedorn had 28 assists.
    The Marksmen also did a good job with their back-row defense, as Hayes and Madison Schuetter each made 18 digs.
    Morgan Schuetter served 19 points with four aces. Hayes added 13 points and Kohnert served three aces.

  • Southridge runs past Tell City

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge amassed 402 yards rushing in a 55-0 PAC football victory over Tell City Friday.
    The Raiders also completed 5 of 6 passes for 78 yards. And they returned the opening kickoff 83 yards for a touchdown.
    While they were advancing the ball every way they could, Tell City struggled to do so.
    The Marksmen rushed for only 64 yards on 28 carries, an average of 2.3 yards per carry.
    That was prolific compared with their passing totals: 2 for 13 for 13 yards.

  • PC jumps on Trojans at the start

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored on its first two possessions and defeated Wood Memorial 41-0 in football Friday.
    Perry Central started its first possession at its 32. Luke Hilgenhold carried on a sweep for 26 yards to the Trojan 42.
    On the next play Lane Lynch threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Hilgenhold.
    After forcing Wood Memorial to punt, Jacob Kelly returned it 39 yards to the Trojan 16-yard line.
    Perry Central’s Jacob Braun ran in untouched for the touchdown on the next play.

  • Community Events; Sept. 28

    Historical Society to meet today


    TELL CITY — The monthly meeting of the Tell City Historical Society will begin at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 28, at the Tell City Historical Society Museum. There will be a special program titled “Veterans Stories of World War II” as told by Bill Simpson.

    Everyone is invited to attend. The museum is located at the corner of Franklin and Ninth streets.

  • Kratzer-Jackson

    Brittany Layne Kratzer and Micah Loren Jackson announce their upcoming wedding on Oct. 3.

    The bride-to-be’s parents are Lona Kratzer of Hawesville and Kevin Kratzer of Cannelton. The future groom’s parents are Jennifer Maloney of Palm Harbor, Fla. and Jimmy and Laura Jackson of Owensboro.

    The bride-to-be is a 2014 graduate of Hancock County High School and attended The Ross Institute, where she graduated with a medical assisting certification. She is currently employed at Dr. Gene Ress’ office and PRN at Heartland Villa.

  • Caring for the nation’s colors