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Today's News

  • Two-day ATV safety training course begins Jan. 17

    EVANSVILLE – A free two-day all-terrain vehicle safety training course, presented by multi-state 4-H safety coordinator Mike Klumpp, is available for local law enforcement, EMS, educators teaching grades 2 and up, Purdue Extension, Department of Natural Resources, youth groups, departments of health, Boy and Girl Scouts, Safe Kids coalitions, fire departments or state agencies.

  • Strobel-Cross

    Cortni Lee-Shai Strobel of Tell City and Brandan Scott Cross, stationed at Fort Jackson, S.C., were married Dec. 30, in a 5 p.m. ceremony at Country Plantation House in Greenville, Ky. Rev. Paul Frederick officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Jon and Rhonda Strobel of Cannelton. The groom is the son of Tonya and Sean Reed of Newburgh and Eric and Tonya Cross of Santa Claus.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father and her grandfather, Charles Amburgy.

  • TC school board opens 2017 campaign

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In their first session of 2017, the Tell City-Troy Township School Board of Trustees worked through a laundry list of agenda items to ring in the new year. While welcoming the newest member of the board, Tony Thomas, they also said goodbyes to another.

    The group ratified a resolution of appreciation honoring the service of out-going member Randy Cole, who did not seek re-election.

  • Old guard returned to redevelopment commission

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Appointments to various county boards should come with fresh faces and new ideas, according to County Councilman JR Flynn. That was the sentiment he presented to fellow councilman during the group’s reorganization meeting Tuesday.

  • Devotion to Duty

     

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    Like a Western lawman at the end of a movie, Richard Myers is riding into the sunset. But he’s going to keep his badge and gun – and an attitude toward positive community policing that he has --practiced for more than 30 years.

  • TC Schools earn AP excellence award

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High have helped the school corporation earn a gleam of statewide, national and international spotlight. The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. was among 433 districts in the U.S. and Canada, and just one of 10 in Indiana, to be honored by the College Board as a member of the Annual AP District Honor Roll.

  • Bulldogs’ defense stops Washington Catholic

    CANNELTON—Cannelton held Washington Catholic to 20 points and beat the Cardinals 39-20 in girls basketball Friday.
    “We pressed a little bit and we mixed our defenses up,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We played some man-to-man and we used a 1-3-1 trap.
    “I think we might have been a little quicker than they were.”
    “They had one girl that could play, No. 11, (Hannah) Ashby, and we held her to eight points.

  • Wolfpack’s inside-outside game tops PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Crawford County used a strong inside-outside attack to hit 51.0 percent from the field and beat Perry Central 69-45 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Thursday.
    The Wolfpack used a variety of backdoor cuts and drives to score in the lane and also hit 7 of 20 three-point shots.
    And they scored 13 points after offensive rebounds.

  • Marksmen go cold again, fall to Panthers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After hitting 52.9 percent from the field the previous night, Tell City reverted to its early-season form and hit only 29.5 percent in a 51-33 PSC Holiday Classic second-round basketball loss to Corydon Thursday.
    They also hurt themselves by making only 4 of 13 free throws, including missing two front ends of one-and-bonus situations.
    Still the Marksmen were in the game most of the way, pulling within six points of the Panthers with a 5-0 run late in the third quarter.

  • Washington Catholic nips Cannelton in OT

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Washington Catholic hit its free throws down the stretch better than Cannelton did to beat the Bulldogs 48-44 in overtime in boys basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs could have built a two-point lead with 1:30 left in regulation. Instead four consecutive misses at the free-throw line left them trailing 36-34.
    Washington Catholic center Jalen Stone hit 1 of 2 free throws 19 seconds later to increase the Cardinals’ lead to three points.