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Today's News

  • The luster of yesteryear with Simply Aged Antiques

    TELL CITY – A small building in the 900 Block of Tell Street is the base of the newly opened Simply Aged Antiques and Jewelry.

    Owned by Scott Roos and Butch Griffin, the pair have decades in the antiquities market, having run shops from coast to coast, including in Florida and California.

    Having purchased the adjacent former Ress home on the corner of 10th of Tell streets, Griffin commented that “with it being so close to our home, it seemed like a great idea” to delve back into business.

  • Tell City Fall Homecoming candidates announced

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council is proud to sponsor this year’s homecoming ceremony. The event will be Friday, Sept. 23, before the school’s football game against Southridge.

    The ceremony will begin at approximately 6 p.m., with the game beginning at 6:30 p.m. The crown carriers are Kate Noble, daughter of Lisa and Jeremy Noble, and Ty Chestnut, son of Jennifer and Lee Chestnut.

  • Catchings winding down tremendous career

    From last fall to now the national sports media have reported in depth on the final seasons of professional superstars Peyton Manning, Kobe Bryant and David Ortiz.
    But the final season of one superstar whose accomplishments compare well with those three has not received nearly as much publicity, and her gender seems to be the only reason.
    I’m talking about Tamika Catchings, who is finishing her 16th and last season as a forward for the Indiana Fever in the Women’s National Basketball Association.

  • Titans shut out Tell City 5-0

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern had only two more shots on goal than Tell City but made five of them to beat the Marksmen 5-0 in PAC boys soccer Thursday.
    “There was a lapse of concentration toward the end of the first half that cost us,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe.
    But he thought the Marksmen played well overall.
    “Our team played possession ball and we played a good 70 minutes of soccer,” he said. “We were not rushing the ball up the field, we played as a team and we are improving with each match.

  • Boonville defeats Perry Central

    BOONVILLE—Lori Wilder made nine kills and served six aces as Boonville beat Perry Central 25-15, 25-9, 25-13 in volleyball Thursday.
    Terissa Roark led Perry Central with six kills and Ryann Lynch added five.
    Kirstyn Linne had eight assists for the Commodores and Addy Davis added six.
    Brooke Lasher made seven digs, Brooke Mullis six, and Lynch five.
    Davis served two aces and Roark and Abby Reed each added one. Roark went 10 for 10 serving.
    Boonville won the JV match 15-25, 25-22, 15-13.

  • Braves outspike Marksmen

    LYNNVILLE—Alicia Webb made 18 kills as Tecumseh beat Tell City 25-17, 25-11, 25-12 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Emma Kohnert made 11 kills to lead Tell City and Madison Mathena added three. The Marksmen played without one of their starting middle hitters, Kammie Jo Hayes, who was still sidelined with a knee injury.
    Rachel Malone had nine assists and Emily Hagedorn added eight for Tell City.
    Hagedorn served nine points, including the Marksmen’s only ace.
    Malone and Morgan Schuetter each made seven digs and Kohnert made two solo blocks.

  • Benningfield named Tell City baseball coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trent Benningfield, a former Tell City and Oakland City University star pitcher, was named Tell City’s baseball coach by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board Tuesday.
    “We are excited about Coach Benningfield’s future as head of the Marksman baseball program,” said Tell City Athletic Director John Atkins. “We believe the pride he feels for the program as an alumni will be infectious and inspiring amongst his players.

  • Tell City can’t contain Cartwright’s runs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Camdon Cartwright ran for 233 yards and four touchdowns as Boonville beat Tell City 41-14 in football Friday.
    Cartwright displayed a variety of moves, bursts of speed, and even a little power running as he carried the ball 22 times.
    Other Pioneers did enough to keep Tell City’s defense from keying too much on Cartwright.
    Tyler Johnson made two runs of at least 20 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown run with 2:05 left in the game.

  • Defense carries Commodores past Tecumseh

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s defense held Tecumseh to one touchdown to beat the Braves 14-6 in football Friday.

  • Democrats schedule Oct. 1 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Democratic Central Committee will host its Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Tell City Knights of Columbus. The event will begin with cocktails at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7.

    Christina Hale, Democrat candidate for lieutenant governor, will be the keynote speaker. Other speakers will be Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, Lorenzo Arredondo, candidate for state attorney general, Larry Kleeman, candidate for state representative, District 74 and John Zody, chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party.