Today's News

  • Tell City falls to Rebels, Huskies

    REO—Tell City pitchers had control problems in a 15-5 PAC baseball loss to South Spencer Saturday.
    “When you walk 10 batters and give up five errors you aren’t going to beat anyone, let alone a solid South Spencer baseball team,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “We have to start focusing on limiting the free bases.

  • Tell City wins 3-team meet

    TELL CITY—Cameron Kessinger won two individual sprints and Tell City dominated the throwing events to win a boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 89 points, Northeast Dubois 72, and Tecumseh 5.
    Kessinger won the 100-meter dash in 10.95 seconds and the 200 in 22.59.
    Seth Vaquero won the 800 in 2:03 and ran on two winning relays.
    He teamed with Leo Simpson, Chase Beckort and Thomas Simpson to win the 3200 relay in 8:47.
    Devin Newton, Drew Ettensohn, Will Simpson and Vaquero won the 1600 relay in 3:40.56.

  • Commodores rout Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Perry Central scored 18 runs in the fourth inning en route to a 27-0 baseball win over Cannelton Monday.
    “We couldn’t field the ball,” Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett said of Perry Central’s big inning.
    The Bulldogs committed nine errors for the game.
    Kage Kiplinger went 4 for 5 with a double to lead Perry Central’s 15-hit attack.
    Ethan Myler was 3 for 3 with a double and reserve Travis Throgmorton added two hits.
    Kiplinger drove in five runs, Myler four, and Jaron Underhill three.

  • 10-run sixth inning rally propels Tell City past PC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City trailed 9-1 entering the bottom of the sixth inning but rallied for 10 runs that inning to beat Perry Central 11-9 in softball Monday.
    The Marksmen had eight hits that inning, including two bad-hop singles
    They also took advantage of two walks, two hit batsmen, an error and a wild pitch.
    Chloe Carman led off the inning with a double to deep left field.
    Annie Wood was hit by a pitch and Ava Hilgenhold walked to load the bases.

  • Holy Week
  • Cannelton CSO plans on revamp


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Changes in the fees on Tell City invoices for wastewater treatment has Cannelton officials eying construction of its own facility. Such talks are in the infancy stages, but according to project manager Eric Parsley of Commonwealth Engineers, its an endeavor that needs to be investigated.

  • Draggin’ Main to hit Cannelton Streets Saturday

    CANNELTON – The weather is heating up, and so are the engines. In a seasonal rite of automotive heritage, Draggin’ Main will hit the streets Saturday. 

  • Armory Annex project nearing completion


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Renovations of the former National Guard Armory, transforming the building into offices for a county courthouse, are nearing completion. If all goes as scheduled, the annex could be open in early June.

  • Man dies from injuries sustained in April 1 crash near Tobinsport

    TOBINSPORT – A Perry County man has died from injuries he sustained in an April 1 crash on Indiana 166 north of Tobinsport. Zachary E. Taylor, 37, died Friday, April 7, at University Hospital in Louisville, Ky. According to authorities, Taylor’s car flipped over shortly before 11 a.m. April 1. He had to be freed from the vehicle. Perry County EMS, Rescue Squad and Cannelton Fire Department assisted at the scene.

  • 4-year-old hurt when ATV overturns Sunday

    LEOPOLD – A 4-year-old boy was flown to Norton’s Hospital in Louisville, Ky., Sunday after an ATV crash near Old State Road 37 near Leopold.

    Police received the first call at 2:40 p.m. Sheriff Alan Malone said the boy was a passenger on an ATV operated by a family member. The ATV overturned onto the child. The child was not wearing a helmet and complained of pain to his chest. Malone said Wednesday he did not have an update on the child’s condition.