Today's News

  • Tell City falls to Evansville Central

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City did not score until the seventh inning in a 6-2 baseball loss to Evansville Central Tuesday.
    “Our pitching competed all game long again, and I feel like we wasted another good performance on the mound,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield.
    At the plate “we fouled off a lot more pitches tonight and I think we did a much better job of hitting with two strikes,” he said. “We still need to do a better job of making adjustments at the plate.”

  • Perry Central nips Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Gavin Poole doubled home the go-ahead runs as Perry Central beat Paoli 8-7 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.
    Left-hander Jaron Underhill pitched the first five innings for the win. He walked two and struck out one, and he did not give up a run after the first inning.
    Paoli scored five runs in the top of the first, though. And though two errors prolonged the inning, Underhill also gave up five singles and two walks that inning.
    Did Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards consider taking him off the mound then?

  • Bulldogs get first win

    MADISONVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton scored the winning run on an error in the seventh inning to beat Heritage Christian 6-5 in baseball Monday.
    Logan Marshall went 2 for 4 to lead Cannelton’s seven-hit attack. Patrick Lawson added a single and two walks.
    Rafe Garrett, Lawson and Peyton White each drove in one run.
    Garrett pitched the last three innings to earn the win in relief of Marshall.
    Garrett gave up no hits and one walk and struck out six.

  • Marksmen fall twice in tennis

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won a first-set tiebreaker in No. 1 doubles but South Spencer won every other set to beat the Marksmen 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    South Spencer’s Allie Rutherford and Becca Rutherford overcame the first-set loss to beat Tell City’s Alex Lawalin and Kaydi Backer 6-7 (7-5), 6-1, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    Baylie Manis and Baylee Kirchgessner defeated Kyra Gentry and Caitlin Teague 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Perry County Special Olympics to return for 50th year May 6

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County and St. Meinrad Archabbey/Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. will host its 50th annual track and field and bocce meet at 9 a.m. on May 6 at Legion Field in Tell City.

    “Everyone is welcome to attend this event,” said Vicky Lutgring, Special Olympics Perry County, County Coordinator. “Please come out and meet some of our outstanding areas Special Olympians!”

  • Kiwanis selling barbecue and Coke to benefit youth

    TELL CITY – Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Coca-Cola and their Hog Daddy Days Barbeque fundraisers. Delicious barbecue prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit and Coke products, including Powerade and water, may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by contacting Kiwanis President Brian Fletcher at his office at American Family Insurance, 646 Main St. in Tell City, by calling (812) 566-3057 or at (812) 620-3848.

    The Tell City Kiwanis Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to youth.

  • Low-cost spay and neuter clinic in May

    CANNELTON – Perry County Animal Shelter will host a low-cost spay and neuter clinic May 31. Dogs under 85 pounds will cost $60 and cats $40. Rabies vaccines will be $10 unless vaccinated in past 12 months.

    Dogs and/or cats from low-income Indiana families will cost 20. Space is limited. To register, pet owners must visit the animal shelter and register before May 11. Payment is due at the time of registration. Surgery date is May 31.

  • St. Paul youth help Sister Benita celebrate her 100th
  • Lillpop faces rape charges; held without bond

    TELL CITY – Already facing multiple charges of having illegal sexual contact with minors, William Lillpop was arrested last week in Kentucky on new charges of rape and sexual misconduct.

    Lillpop, owner of Tell City Cinemas, had been free on bond but was ordered held without bond. He was first held in the Hardin County, Ky., Detention Center but was booked into the Perry County Detention Center on Monday.

    He was formally charged last week with two counts each of rape and sexual misconduct with a minor. 

  • Citizens police academy begins




    While they won’t carry a firearm or climb behind the wheels of police cruisers, 20 people enrolled in a new citizens police academy will get a big dose of first-hand knowledge about police work, as well as the duties of dispatchers and jailers.