Today's News

  • Ireland plans St. Patrick’s Day celebration

    IRELAND – “Céad Míle Fáilte!” This is the slogan for the annual St. Patrick’s celebration in Ireland. Translated, it means, “One hundred thousand welcomes!”

    The town has planned a long list of activities and events during this festive celebration, such as a marionette show, Miss Shamrock Queen Pageant, Tator Tot (Baby) Photo Contest, cornhole tournament, and a concert by the talented Celebration Singers.

  • Tell City Spring Soccer League now taking registrations

    TELL CITY – Registration for the Tell City Spring Soccer League, grades 2, 3 and 4, is now open. The season will run six weeks with practices starting Tuesday, March 31. Students from Tell City, Cannelton, Perry Central and Hancock County schools and home-schooled children are welcome to participate. There will be two practices per week with Saturday morning games. Deadline to register is Friday, March 20. The cost is $30. Contact Joe Ettensohn (812) 547-5491 or Kenny Simpson (812) 547-1100 for more information.

  • Waninger earns fall 2014 dean’s list honor at IUPUI

    INDIANAPOLIS – Clint Waninger of Tell City was recently named to the Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester.

    He is majoring in mechanical engineering and plans to graduate from Purdue University.

    Waninger is a 2014 graduate of Tell City High School and is the son of Jerry and Jo Waninger of Tell City.

  • Four generations
  • 13 take titles in own tourney

    TELL CITY—Thirteen Tell City Wrestling Club members claimed titles in the club’s own folkstyle tourney Sunday.

  • Tell City girls defeat Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Taylor Kratzer won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Pike Central 97-68 in junior high girls swimming Tuesday.
    Kratzer won the 50-yard butterfly in 40.67 and the 200 freestyle in 2:42.76.
    She teamed with Lily Marion, Brenna Franzman and Carli Hosler to win the 400 free relay in 5:11.49.
    Marion, Mary Hollinden, Kratzer and Claire Mowery won the 200 medley relay in 2:35.42.
    Marion led off that relay with a 36.06 time in the 50 backstroke. That qualified her to compete in the age-group state finals March 21.

  • Ettensohn propels Marksmen to win over Pike Central

    PETERSBURG—Andrew Ettensohn won two individual events and two relays as Tell City trounced Pike Central 95-56 in junior high boys swimming Tuesday.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 27.44 seconds and the 50 butterfly in 30.14.
    He teamed with Neal Hollinden, Elliot Reed and Josh Gaynor to win the 200 medley relay in 2:18.97.
    Those same four boys won the 400 free relay in 4:47.80.
    Reed won the 100 individual medley in 1:14.62, Gaynor won the diving with 62.10 points, and Hollinden won the 50 backstroke in 37.11.

  • Tell City wins Gibson tourney; beats Boonville, South Spencer

    FORT BRANCH—Seven Tell City wrestlers went undefeated as the Marksmen won the Gibson Southern Duals junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat North Knox 90-9, Gibson Southern 61-34, Tecumseh 90-6, and Vincennes Clark 57-36.
    Cory Braunecker, Shane Braunecker, Nigel Kaiser, Devon Casebolt, Kyle Hagedorn, Tretter Lyons and Jeff Miller went undefeated for the Marksmen.

  • Patriots overtake Tell City in fourth quarter

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Gavin Schaefer, Sam Collins and Caleb Sabelhaus made several big plays in the fourth quarter as Heritage Hills overtook Tell City for a 54-45 PAC boys basketball win Saturday.
    Tell City scored 10 consecutive points to take a 36-33 lead with 0:41 left in the third quarter.
    Hunter Rowe hit two free throws, Blake Haller scored two inside baskets, and Spenser Beard scored on two drives to fuel that run.

  • Forest Park’s defense eliminates Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—For-est Park’s quickness on defense bothered Tell City as the Marksmen fell 80-41 in the first round of their boys basketball sectional Tuesday.
    The Marksmen committed 23 turnovers. They had six before they attempted a shot as they fell behind 10-0 in the first four minutes.