Today's News

  • Cannelton leaders prepare to award contract for utility improvements




    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Common Council may vote Monday to award work on sewer-utility improvements the community has worked on for several years to complete.

    The council on Feb. 23 opened and took under advisement six bids for the project, which includes improvements to a lift station on Fourth Street and a new stretch of force main along River Road. The line will replace one that transports sewage from Cannelton to Tell City, where it is treated.

  • LHDC Individual Development Account Program taking applications for aid

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. has funds available for the Individual Development Account Program. Under this program, income eligible individuals can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $900 annually.

    The IDA Program is administered by LHDC and designed to help eligible individuals save money while learning financial skills.

    Through the program, qualified applicants are encouraged to save money, with every dollar they save matched with $3 from State and Federal programs for up to four years.

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  • 13 take titles in own tourney

    TELL CITY—Thirteen Tell City Wrestling Club members claimed titles in the club’s own folkstyle tourney Sunday.

  • Tell City girls defeat Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Taylor Kratzer won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Pike Central 97-68 in junior high girls swimming Tuesday.
    Kratzer won the 50-yard butterfly in 40.67 and the 200 freestyle in 2:42.76.
    She teamed with Lily Marion, Brenna Franzman and Carli Hosler to win the 400 free relay in 5:11.49.
    Marion, Mary Hollinden, Kratzer and Claire Mowery won the 200 medley relay in 2:35.42.
    Marion led off that relay with a 36.06 time in the 50 backstroke. That qualified her to compete in the age-group state finals March 21.

  • Ettensohn propels Marksmen to win over Pike Central

    PETERSBURG—Andrew Ettensohn won two individual events and two relays as Tell City trounced Pike Central 95-56 in junior high boys swimming Tuesday.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 27.44 seconds and the 50 butterfly in 30.14.
    He teamed with Neal Hollinden, Elliot Reed and Josh Gaynor to win the 200 medley relay in 2:18.97.
    Those same four boys won the 400 free relay in 4:47.80.
    Reed won the 100 individual medley in 1:14.62, Gaynor won the diving with 62.10 points, and Hollinden won the 50 backstroke in 37.11.

  • Tell City wins Gibson tourney; beats Boonville, South Spencer

    FORT BRANCH—Seven Tell City wrestlers went undefeated as the Marksmen won the Gibson Southern Duals junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat North Knox 90-9, Gibson Southern 61-34, Tecumseh 90-6, and Vincennes Clark 57-36.
    Cory Braunecker, Shane Braunecker, Nigel Kaiser, Devon Casebolt, Kyle Hagedorn, Tretter Lyons and Jeff Miller went undefeated for the Marksmen.

  • Patriots overtake Tell City in fourth quarter

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Gavin Schaefer, Sam Collins and Caleb Sabelhaus made several big plays in the fourth quarter as Heritage Hills overtook Tell City for a 54-45 PAC boys basketball win Saturday.
    Tell City scored 10 consecutive points to take a 36-33 lead with 0:41 left in the third quarter.
    Hunter Rowe hit two free throws, Blake Haller scored two inside baskets, and Spenser Beard scored on two drives to fuel that run.

  • Forest Park’s defense eliminates Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—For-est Park’s quickness on defense bothered Tell City as the Marksmen fell 80-41 in the first round of their boys basketball sectional Tuesday.
    The Marksmen committed 23 turnovers. They had six before they attempted a shot as they fell behind 10-0 in the first four minutes.