Today's News

  • Vanessa’s Unique Boutique ribbon-cutting date set

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Vanessa’s Unique Boutique at noon Friday, Oct. 16, to celebrate the grand opening of their store in downtown Tell City, at 747 Main St. They will host an open house from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. the same day.  Refreshments and giveaways will be available throughout the day.

  • Birdseye man killed in crash

    KITTERMAN CORNER – A Birdseye man died after crashing his motorcycle on Interstate 64 Tuesday evening.

    According to dispatch reports, sheriff’s deputies and rescue squad members were notified just after 8:30 p.m. that the operator of a motorcycle had crashed at the 71 mile-maker. A Fed-Ex driver witnessed the accident and dialed 911.

    The operator of the motorcycle, Brentley A. Workman, 27, was found in the median. He was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where he died later that night.

  • Council adopts budget; no raises for employees


    Staff Writer


    PERRY COUNTY – County Council President Steve Goodson offered a thanks to fellow council members for a smooth process during two days of budget negotiations that took place earlier this month. 

    “Everybody did a great job. It was a major cut … It did turn out like we hoped … but we were not able to give raises,” he said during the council’s Sept. 30 session.

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  • Century will keep 2 smelter lines open

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Job losses at Century Aluminum may not be as steep as originally thought. The company announced last week it would keep two potlines at the Hancock County smelter open, reducing plant wide production but avoiding a complete shutdown of operations. 

    Century expects to continue to operate the smelter at approximately 40 percent of capacity with the two potlines after Oct. 24. Century previously said it intended to curtain all production by that date. 

  • Northeast Dubois blanks Tell City

    TELL CITY—Northeast Dubois scored two quick goals early in the second half and beat Tell City 7-0 in boys soccer Thursday.
    The Jeeps led only 2-0 at halftime.
    “We played an excellent first half but the second half we came out flat,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “We had several communications breakdowns in the second half, and when that happens it leads to trouble.”
    Tell City goalie Anthony Froehlich made 17 saves. “He had a good game,” said Jarboe.

  • Cannelton falls to Crawford County

    MARENGO—Cannelton improved its digging but lost to Crawford County 25-19, 25-13, 25-10 in volleyball Thursday.
    Tori Stowe made 12 digs, the most by a Bulldog this season.
    Caressa Sloss made three kills. She, Chloe Davis and Jordyn Vogt each made one block.
    Nicole Harris served one ace.
    Cannelton, 0-15, will host South Spencer for senior night Tuesday at 6 p.m.

  • Jasper’s defense stops Commodores

    JASPER—Jasper’s blocking and digging held Perry Central’s offense down as the Wildcats won 25-13, 25-6, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.
    Payton Emmons, Maddie Hubert, Brooke Mullis and Terissa Roark each made three kills to lead Perry Central. Addy Davis had 11 assists.
    Hubert made 16 digs and Mullis added 13. Roark made two blocks.
    The Commodores served only one ace.
    Jasper won the JV match 25-14, 25-8.
    Maddie Labhart and Jenna Lutgring each made three kills for Perry Central.

  • Mater Dei holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Passing problems hurt Tell City late in the first game as the Marksmen lost to Mater Dei 25-23, 25-22, 26-24 in volleyball Thursday.
    “They were good games,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We should’ve won the first one. We had a 23-17 lead, but they had a good server up there and we couldn’t pass the ball.”
    Emma Kohnert led Tell City with 12 kills and six blocks - three solos. Kammie Jo Hayes added seven kills and Emili Stephens and Mary Steen each made four.
    Emily Hagedorn had 21 assists.

  • Marksmen advance to finals again

    Sports Editor

    REO—Tell City won every match actually played to beat South Spencer 4-1 in the first round of the South Spencer boys tennis sectional Thursday.
    The 3-10 Marksmen advanced to the championship match for the fourth year in a row. They were scheduled to take on Castle in the finals Saturday.
    Tell City has had to forfeit in No. 3 singles all season. But Kevin Yeung beat Kyle Market 6-4, 7-5 in No. 1 and Chandler Lacy defeated Nick Sibrel 6-0, 7-3 in No. 2.