Today's News

  • Roccia-McBride

    Randy and Rachel Roccia are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Lynn Roccia, 28, of Peru, to Jeffrey Wayne McBride, 28, the son of Jerry and Linda McBride of Yorktown. Sarah is a graduate of Tell City High School, and graduated magna cum laude from Indiana State University. She is currently in her fifth year as the band-choir director at North Miami Community Schools in Denver, Indiana.

  • Two very Merry Christmas parades



    Parade Winners


    PERRY COUNTY – Winning floats and other entries have been announced in Tell City and Leopold Christmas parades held this past weekend:

    Tell City Parade

    Overall: German American Bank, Christmas Vacation

    Civic: William Tell Center, Train pulling children

    Youth: Tell City Marching Marksmen, Tell City Junior-Senior High School

  • Fire threatens Rocky Point restaurant

  • New Albany downs Tell City

    NEW ALBANY—Tell City lost to New Albany 42-30 in wrestling Wednesday, “but we wrestled them a little better than the first time,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.
    Tell City had lost to New Albany 45-30 in Bedford North Lawrence’s Super 6 Duals Nov. 18.
    One improvement Wednesday was Joe Craig’s 10-4 win over Joe Gohl in the 152-pound weight class.
    “Joe avenged a loss to Joe Gohl,” noted Stahly. “The Gohl kid is young but he’s been wrestling for quite a while and is a tough, wily wrestler.”

  • Cannelton girls fall to Whitesville Trinity

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Whitesville Trinity outscored Cannelton 36-15 in the middle quarters to pull away to a 46-28 girls basketball victory Friday.
    This game, which was part of the Trinity Shootout, was Cannelton’s second one against Trinity in four days.
    The Bulldogs did have all six of their players available for this game, as Madeline Lindauer returned to action.
    And Chloe Davis appeared to be over the wrist injury that sidelined her part of last Monday’s game and hampered her shooting when she did play.

  • South Central hits 11 3-pointers to beat TC

    TELL CITY—South Central hit 11 three-point shots in a 68-30 girls basketball win over Tell City Friday.
    “They were good,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “They were quick and they could all shoot it and handle it.
    “They hit 11 threes and it wasn’t like we weren’t defending it. We let them get open for two or three of them, but on seven or eight of them we had a hand in their face.

  • Balanced Wolfpack defeats Perry Central

    MARENGO—Crawford County scored well inside and out to beat Perry Central 62-37 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Forward Kendra Covele hit eight three-pointers as she led the Wolfpack with 27 points.
    Guard Addy Simpson added 21 points mostly on penetration into the lane, though she did hit one three-pointer.
    “Our defense wasn’t awful, but they were able to score inside and outside and made it hard to decide which to concentrate on,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.

  • Marksmen’s defense stops Raiders

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held Southridge without a field goal for more than 14 minutes in the middle of the game to beat the Raiders 41-32 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    “We defended like we wanted to except for the fouling (19 fouls, with two starters fouling out) and putting them on the free-throw line,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    He added, “We still can get a lot cleaner than that, but that’s a good win against a scrappy little team.”

  • Bishop shoots PC past Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Luke Bishop’s three-point shooting was the main difference as Perry Central defeated Cannelton 63-52 in boys basketball Friday.
    Bishop hit 6 of 14 three-point shots and finished with a game-high 24 points.
    “He’s our best outside shooter and he stepped up and made some big shots,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “He turned down a few that I thought he probably should’ve taken.

  • Pursuit along I-64 ends peacefully with arrest

    SPENCER COUNTY – An overnight pursuit along Interstate 64 stretched out nearly 40 miles before coming to a peaceful stop.

    At 12:27 a.m. Friday, Trooper Steve Nolan was patrolling I-64 near the 59-mile marker, two miles east of the Dale exit, when he saw a silver 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo traveling west at what looked like a high rate of speed. Nolan activated his radar, which indicated the Chevy was driving 99 MPH.