Today's News

  • Corydon conquers Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Maddie Hubert had 12 kills and 19 assists but Perry Central lost to Corydon 13-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-21 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Payton Emmons added nine kills for the Commodores and Addy Davis and Ryann Lynch each made five.
    Davis had 14 assists.
    Lynch made 15 digs, Emmons 13, Courtney Berger 11, Terissa Roark seven, and Hubert six.
    Emmons served four aces and Roark added two.
    Brooke Lasher and Karissa Gayer each made four kills as Perry Central won the JV match 25-19, 18-25, 15-10.

  • Memorial defeats Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City couldn’t get its offense going in the second and third games and lost to Evansville Memorial 15-16, 25-8, 25-12 in volleyball Tuesday.
    “They were good,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “They had a senior (Emily Sullivan) who’s about 6-1 or 6-2 and has signed with North Carolina for basketball, but she could’ve played (college) volleyball too.
    “The first game I thought we played pretty well - we were passing well and picking up their hits.

  • Tell City wins frosh-soph race

    ZIONSVILLE—With all but one of Tell City’s boys cross country runners being freshmen or sophomores, the Marksmen could be expected to do well in a freshman-sophomore race.
    But winning a race for those classes is particularly impressive when running against two of the top 15 teams in the state.
    That was the case Saturday, as Tell City took the freshman-sophomore race in the Zionsville invitational with 43 points, seven ahead of the host team.

  • Tell City forces TOs to defeat Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City forced six turnovers to beat Perry Central 20-0 in JV football Monday.
    Dustin Hunt intercepted two passes and Trey Mucker and Preston Hendershot each picked off one.
    Hunt and Hendershot each also recovered a fumble, with the latter coming after teammate Zach Butler forced the fumble.
    Hunt’s fumble recovery early set the tone for the game, as Perry Central had driven to the Tell City 2-yard line before losing it.

  • Perry Central to visit Forest Park

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Perry Central will try to stop Forest Park’s power running game when they meet in football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Rangers went 1-9 last year and lost their season opener 63-0 to Gibson Southern Friday. But Gibson Southern is one of the top Class 3A teams in the state, so that game may not be indicative of how good the Rangers are.

  • Heritage Hills’ versatile offense to test Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s defense will have to be ready for about anything against Heritage Hills’ versatile offense in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They’re a typical Heritage Hills team,” said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson. “They get in the (wish)bone and run a heavy front line - they’ll run blasts, iso’s and sweeps.”

  • Tell City boys win 26-team meet

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 24 as the Marksmen won the 26-team Indiana-Kentucky Border Clash boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 64 points to beat runner-up Daviess County by 36.
    Tell City sophomore Leo Simpson placed fourth in 16:29.3 and teammate Seth Vaquero was 10th in 16:45.3.
    Thomas Simpson finished 11th in 16:46.5, Alex Ramsey 15th in 16:55.0, and Nate Kaiser 24th in 17:10.2 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • Led by the Spirit, Called to Serve

    Editor’s Note: A mission journey in June led members of First Baptist Church in Tell City and others to the Central American nation of Nicaragua. Making the mission odyssey were Pastor Dan and Brandy Hopkins, Dennis and Lisa Bolin, Lacey Leibering, Travis Scifres, Barbara Mills, Janie Barnett, Katelyn Gutwein, Mark Sorrels, Harris Long and Carlane Palmer.

    Janie Barnett kept a travelog. Excerpts of her journal share the group’s activities.


  • Miles 4 Missions 5k-10k fundraiser set for Sept. 19

    TELL CITY – WOW-SIS, the women’s ministry of the Tell City United Methodist Church, will hold the third annual Miles 4 Missions 5k/10k Run & Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Cost is $20 per person, $10 for children ages 10-15 or $50 for a family of three or more. Registration forms are available at the church office, online at tellcityumc.org,  EverBody’s or New Directions.

    Register by Sept. 4 to be guaranteed a shirt on race day.

    Proceeds will help support the WOW-SIS’s mission projects.

  • Century Aluminum says it will close Hawesville smelter

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Century Aluminum gave notice today that it plans to shutter its Hawesville, Ky., smelter in the coming weeks, eliminating the jobs of more than 550 employees and delivering a major hit to the local economy.