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Today's News

  • Matheny handed 64-year sentence

    TELL CITY – Convicted last month of murder, Stacy Matheny was sentenced to 64 years in prison on April 6, making it likely the 49-year-old Cannelton man will spend the rest of his life in the custody of the  Indiana Department of Correction.

    A jury took less than two hours to find Matheny guilty of murder in the March 14, 2016, shooting death of Phillip Chase of Tennyson. During the trial, prosecutors said Matheny shot Chase in the head during an argument while at the home of a friend on Bell Hollow Road in Cannelton.

  • Tell City, Cannelton police grants on hold

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Fallout from a federal vs. state fight over ‘sanctuary cities’ is having an effect on local police departments and their funding. Several thousands of dollars in local grant support is in limbo as the federal courts weigh the issue.

  • Masonic lodge’s annual car show May 6

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Masonic Lodge #623’s 14th annual car show will be held on Sunday, May 6. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and ends at noon. Judging begins at 11 a.m.

    Awards will be presented approximately 2 p.m. Ten top awards will be awarded for 1990 and newer cars; 25 top awards will be awarded for 1989 and older cars. Best of show GM, best of show Ford and best of show Mopar and other special trophies awarded. Concessions will be available. Good food, fun and entertainment.

  • ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ in papier-mâché
  • Historical society to highlight service stations

    TELL CITY – The monthly meeting of the Tell City Historical Society will be April 23 at 6 p.m. at the museum at Ninth and Franklin streets. Local ‘filling stations’ that have come and gone will be the focal reminiscent theme.

    The public is invited, and invited to take a friend, old photos and old memories. The host for the evening will be Barb Lautner.

  • Marksmen fall to Harrison 4-1

    EVANSVILLE—Claire Zellers won her match in straight sets but Tell City lost to Harrison 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Zellers defeated Jordan Stanley 6-4, 6-4 in No. 3 singles.
    Harrison prevailed in close matches in the other two singles slots.
    Hannah Jacobi defeated Caitlin Teague 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 in No. 1 and Andie Henton beat Beth Whitworth 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 in No. 2.
    Harrison’s Elizabeth Roberts and Kara McKnight defeated Maddie Rogers and Hannah Rhodes 6-3, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Cannelton sweeps Defenders

    MADISONVILLE, Ky.—Logan Marshall drove in six runs with three hits as Cannelton trounced Grace Baptist 24-7 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Friday.
    David Reed and Dakota Thomas each had four hits and Rafe Garrett Bryce Faulkenberg and Nolan Aders each added three for the Bulldogs.
    Aders had four RBIs and Reed added three.
    Faulkenberg struck out four and walked three in two innings for the win.
    Cannelton won the second game 17-5 as Reed and Garrett homered.
    Reed had four RBIs. Garrett and Ethan Melton each had two hits.

  • Commodores win tri-meet

    MARENGO—Josh Smith won three events and Cain Hohne set a personal record in the high jump as Perry Central beat two PLAC opponents in boys track Thursday.
    The Commodores won with 66 points. Paoli scored 55 and Crawford County 35.
    Smith, returning after being sick several days, won the 100-meter dash in 12.07 seconds and the 200 in 24.45.
    He teamed with Lane Hilgenhold, Levi Rainbolt and Dakota Sommer to win the 400 relay in 46.33.
    Sommer also won the long jump at 18 feet, 2 inches, jumping into a strong headwind.

  • Davis, Noland lead Perry Central to triangular win

    MARENGO—Claire Davis and Bree Noland each won two individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 69.5 points, Crawford County 63, and Paoli 22.5.
    Davis won both throwing events, throwing the shot 34 feet, 1 1/2 inches and the discus 99 feet, 7 inches.
    Perry Central placed three times in each of those events, scoring 19 of a possible 22 points in them.
    Noland won the 400-meter dash in 1:07 and the 200 in 29.38 seconds.

  • Tell City outruns Rebels 83-48

    TELL CITY—With its invitational coming up, Tell City held some top distance runners out of some races but still dominated those events in beating South Spencer 83-48 in boys track Wednesday.
    Alex Ramsey won the 1600-meter run in 4:56.23 and the 800 in 2:17.65. Chase Beckort took the 3200 in 10:59.21.
    The Marksmen swept all three places in each of those races and also won the 3200 relay in 9:39.23 and the 1600 relay in 3:47.08.
    The Marksmen also swept all three places in both throwing events.