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Today's News

  • Tell City outshoots South Spencer

    TELL CITY—Spencer Fest shot 45 for medalist honors as Tell City defeated South Spencer 215-221 in boys golf Monday.
    Ethan Maffia shot 52, Josh Gaynor 56, and Griffin Taylor 62 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Marcus Fortwendel, who shot 63, and Lucas Montgomery, 64, also played for the Marksmen.
    Josh Bowlds led South Spencer with 49.
    The victory was Tell City’s first in two years.

  • James 2nd in invitational

    ENGLISH—Perry Central’s Zach James shot 83 to place second in the Wolfpack Invitational boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central did not have a team score, as it had only three golfers competing.
    The school’s prom was that night and some of the golfers thought playing 18 holes that day might make them late for the prom, so Coach Bill Dickerson told his seniors they did not have to play.
    James shot 41 on the front nine and 42 on the back nine as he finished seven strokes behind medalist Kamden Hurst of Borden.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in Pike Central tourney

    PETERSBURG—Morgan Schuetter scattered seven hits as Tell City shut out Reitz 4-0 in the first round of Pike Central’s softball tourney Saturday.
    Schuetter walked one and struck out five.
    Tell City’s defense also was a big difference in the game, as the Marksmen committed no errors and Reitz made five.
    Tell City had only four hits, including a double by Elizabeth Kehl.
    But two Reitz errors in the first inning helped the Marksmen score a run without a hit.

  • Wolfpack nips Perry Central 3-2

    MARENGO—Brady Carlton outdueled Brandon Lasher as Crawford County edged Perry Central 3-2 in baseball Monday.
    Carlton gave up only six hits - all singles - for the Wolfpack. He walked one and struck out three.
    Perry Central’s Lasher was almost as good as he also pitched a complete game. He gave up seven hits and two walks and struck out one.
    He threw only 66 pitches in six innings, with 45 going for strikes.

  • Marksmen win two games in a row

    LYNNVILLE—Five players each drove in two runs as Tell City slugged Tecumseh 15-9 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Reed Goffinet, Travis Burchett, Nick Smith, Jarrett Hawhee and Tanner Straneva each had two hits and two RBIs as the Marksmen amassed their highest run total of the season except for a 22-0 win over Cannelton.
    Burchett and Hawhee each had a double.
    Gant Miller added a triple and a single as he drove in one run and scored two.

  • Ingle qualifies for Boston with Derby marathon time

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Donovan Ingle, a 2015 Tell City graduate, placed eighth  among 1,811 runners in the Kentucky Derby Festival marathon April 30.

  • TC Water Department coninues search for leak

    UPDATE : The Perry County Health Department has warned if the source of a water leak cannot be found and isolated, all Tell City restaurants may be required to close their doors.

     

    Stand by for more info.

     

     

  • Perry County’s own ‘Bison-tennial’ bison arrives
  • Rupp-Cronin

    Whisper Rupp and Hunter Cronin of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The outside ceremony will take place May 28, 2016, at 2 p.m. on a family farm in Leavenworth. An outside reception is to follow in the same location.

    Rupp is the daughter of Amanda Greenwell of Tobinsport. Cronin is the son of John and Kathy Cronin of Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is a student at Perry Central High School, where she will graduate May 29. She will attend Vincennes University to become a physical therapist assistant.

  • Local church plans to open new food pantry

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church of Christ, in Tell City, will host a food pantry, beginning Sunday, May 15. The pantry will open each Sunday at 9:30 p.m.

    Church member Darren Echterling will run the pantry, with help from a few fellow church members, including his wife.

    Echterling said organizers have been collecting pantry items since January in order to build up the inventory. “We don’t want to send anyone away hungry,” said Echterling.