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Today's News

  • Harris seeks to retain Cannelton Council seat

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Incumbent District 2 Cannelton Councilman Jack Harris is seeking a third term. He filed his candidacy for re-election as a Republican last week.

    Previously serving 28 years with the Cannelton School Board, Harris is also a Mason and a member of Hawesville Baptist Church.

  • Parents answer call to keep kids with phones safe

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Children are seemingly born able to quickly learn and use any digital device put in their hands at a very young age. “As a parent and mentor of kids, the first thing you have to acknowledge is what you don’t know,” explained Katie Weyer, a Tell City High School teacher about devices children are using. She was speaking alongside fellow teachers, staff and experts to address issues with social media during a seminar for the public last Thursday.

  • Merle vows to make Dale plant reality

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    CHRISNEY – The keynote speaker of Lincolnland Economic Development Corp.’s annual luncheon Friday was Gregory Merle, president of Riverview Energy and the individual primarily responsible for the oversight and planning of the company’s proposed coal-to-diesel project in Dale. Merle and LEDC Director Tom Utter closed out the event with a discussion on the plant’s future, and what it could mean for the local economy and the coal industry as a whole.

  • Second solar project coming to county

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A new solar park in Tell City is in the works. The Indiana Municipal Power Agency announced last week its plans to develop a 3-megawatt station just off of Indiana 237 near Perry County Memorial Hospital. 

  • Trial of man blamed in fatal collision begins today

    TELL CITY – A rural Tell City man charged with causing a 2015 collision that claimed the life of a Bristow teenager is scheduled to stand trial beginning today.

  • Braeden Beard now all-time leading scorer for Tell City

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    SPORTS EDITOR
    TELL CITY – On Saturday, in a rematch game against Crawford County, a corner mid-range jump shot fell from Braeden Beard. That is when the Tell City forward became the all-time leading scorer for the Marksmen.
    Beard has always been an essential scoring factor for the Marksmen basketball team, nearly averaging a double-double for his senior campaign, currently averaging 15.7 ppg and leading the PAC in rebounds with 8.9 .

  • Carman, Marksmen push past Springs Valley

    BY: Kasey richardson
    SPORTS EDITOR
    TELL CITY – On Tuesday, the Marksmen girls basketball team defeated Springs Valley, 36-35
    Kammie-Jo Hayes was the leading scorer for Tell City with 15 points and 6 rebounds in the narrow Marksmen victory.
    The score was all knotted up at 33-33 with 2:20 left after Hayes swished both free throws at the stripe.

  • TC Wrestlers place 2nd in PAC Tournament

    BY: Kasey richardson
    SPORTS EDITOR
    LINCOLN CITY – On Saturday, Tell City’s wrestling team placed second behind Gibson Southern in the PAC tournament held at Heritage Hills.
    The Marksmen wrestled tremendously as the team, with three individuals taking home weight-class championships.
    Marksmen wrestlers who took home hardware were Cole Gentry for the 106-pound weight class, Trey Mucker for the 138-pound weight class and Kyle Hagendorn at the 195-pound weight class.

  • Tell City boys place 2nd in PAC swim meet

    BY: LARRY GOFFINET
    SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS
    LYNNVILLE – Josh Gaynor and Elliot Reed each won one event and Drew Ettensohn and Neal Hollinden each placed second in three to lead Tell City to second place in the eight-team PAC boys swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 240 points, 83 more than third-place Tecumseh, despite being the second smallest team with only eight boys competing.
    Heritage Hills won with 324 points.
    This was Tell City’s highest finish in the conference since also placing second in 2013.

  • Marksman girls take first PAC title in 8 years

    BY: LARRY GOFFINET
    SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS
    LYNNVILLE – Emma Ettensohn won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to the PAC girls swimming title Saturday.
    Tell City won the eight-team meet with 261 points, 23.5 more than runner-up Southridge.
    This was the Marksmen’s first conference title since 2011, when they had two future NCAA Division I swimmers on the team.
    Tell City was seeded first after the swimming preliminary round Thursday.