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Today's News

  • USI Chamber Choir in Ferdinand Oct. 29

    FERDINAND – The University of Southern Indiana Chamber Choir will perform at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m. Eastern time, for the eighth annual Mechtilde of Hackeborn Sacred Music Series.

  • Community Events – Oct. 9

    Extension affordable recipe seminar Wednesday

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will host Erin Meyer, Purdue Extension Wellness Coordinator’s, senior nutrition program on Wed, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. at the Tell City branch.

    She will discuss better, more affordable, nutritious choices for seniors on a budget. She’ll also show a collection of recipes.

    Refreshments will be served, along with information on affordable meal budget ideas and easy recipes. Everyone is invited.

  • PC Homecoming Royalty
  • Accountable learning: school letter grades released

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Department of Education has released the A-F school accountability grades for the 2016-17 school year. This marks the second year of a revamped accountability that tracks student performance and year-to-year growth via state assessment tests, graduation rates and other standards, with a new emphasis that schools incorporate methods that allow students to ‘catch up,’ ‘keep up,’ and ‘move up’ in their performance.

  • Lincoln Amphitheatre 2018 season tickets available

    LINCOLN CITY – Fresh off of a 2017 season that saw five sellout crowds and a number of others shows that pushed capacity, the Lincoln Amphitheatre is taking reservations for 2018 season tickets (renewals and new purchases) at a discounted rate of $250 for two general admission season passes and $400 for two VIP season passes.

    These prices will go up by approximately $50 when the season is announced in early February 2018.

  • Tell City to visit No. 1 Titans

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City’s football team will face its toughest challenge of the season as it visits Gibson Southern Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Titans are 7-0 and ranked No. 1 in the Class 3A Associated Press poll and No. 2 in the coaches poll.
    “We just have to have a very good week of practice,” Tell City Coach Josh Teague said of preparing for the Titans. “If you want to play at the level where you can be the best, you have to play the best.”

  • Tell City overtakes Elites

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Victoria Weatherholt and Lainey Peter combined for 13 kills and Tell City overcame a slow start to beat Haubstadt 19-25, 25-23, 15-8 in the first round of the PAC eighth grade volleyball tourney Tuesday.
    Tell City, 10-1, will play Forest Park in the second round of the 11-team tourney at Forest Park tonight at 5:30.
    The Marksmen fell behind 20-10 in the first game Tuesday. They pulled within four points late before the Elites scored the last two points.

  • Quick Blackhawks to host Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley will try to use its quickness in its passing and running games when it hosts Perry Central in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Mark Hammond, who coached the Blackhawks 2004-09, has returned to the helm after seven years as the school’s athletic director.
    He is using more of a spread offense - “a lot of sets with two receivers on each side and one back,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.

  • TC, PC draw strong teams in football sectionals

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Perry Central each drew one of their Class 2A football sectional’s favorites for first-round sectional opponents.
    Pairings were drawn by the IHSAA Sunday.
    Tell City will compete in Sectional 40 and will host 5-2 Mater Dei, which is ranked No. 5 in the Class 2A state coaches poll, in the first round Oct. 20.
    The winner of that game will play Forest Park or North Knox in the semifinals Oct. 27.

  • Volleyball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central will be the first Perry County volleyball team to open sectional play next week.
    Tell City will host a volleyball sectional for the first time in at least 40 years and Perry Central will play South Spencer in the first match of that Class 2A tourney Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
    That will be the only match in the seven-team sectional that night.
    Action resumes next Thursday, when Mater Dei will play Southridge at 5:30 p.m. followed by Tell City versus North Posey at approximately 7 p.m.