Today's News

  • Huber named All-American again

    DES MOINES, Iowa— Perry Central graduate Nick Huber concluded his Cornell college track career June 7 by placing 11th in the NCAA decathlon and nearly equaling his personal and school record with 7,616 points.

    He ran the 110-meter hurdles in 14.80 seconds, threw the discus 134 feet, pole vaulted 14 feet, 5 1/4 inches, threw the javelin 148 feet, 5 inches. That was enough to score him 519 points heading into the final event.

    The last part of the decathlon was the 1500 run, in which Huber placed fifth in 4:29.99.

  • Hoosier Express scores 28 to sweep Seymour

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—A pair of 14-run efforts helped the Hoosier Express sweep a Legion baseball doubleheader with Seymour Saturday.

    The Express belted 14 hits in game one en route to a 14-8 come-from-behind victory.

    The Express entered the game having lost three consecutive games by a combined score of 51-12 and looked to be in danger of prolonging the misery as Seymour jumped to a 7-3 lead going into the bottom of the fourth.

  • Low water levels close Patoka beach

    BIRDSEYE – Due to extremely low water and unsafe swimming conditions, the Patoka Lake beach and beach area are currently closed until further notice. No swimming will be allowed.
    The irregular shape of the shoreline under the water’s surface allows for sudden unseen drop-offs that make swimming or wading unsafe at this time. In addition, boaters should continue to use extreme caution around the lake as there are areas of shallow water in all parts of the lake.
    For more information, contact the reservoir office at (812) 685-2464.

  • Cash Waggner claims 13-16 title

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner scored nine runs in the second inning and defeated Hair Razors 18-12 for Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league regular-season title Tuesday.

    Those two teams were tied for first place with 5-2 records going into Tuesday’s regular-season finale.

    Hair Razors finished third, though, as it and Legacy Financial Group each finished 5-3 but Legacy took second for having a better run differential against Hair Razors.

    Monica Bartley hit a double and a single in Cash Waggner’s big inning Tuesday.

  • Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club fun horse show June 30

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show at 5 p.m. June 30 at the clubhouse, 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Follow the signs approximately 5 miles north on Indiana 37. 
    There will be games for all ages, providing fun for all participants and spectators. There is some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.
    The show is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., however it may be delayed if there is extreme heat that afternoon.

  • Bolin to share photo duties for Louisville Yum! Center

    TELL CITY – Tell City photographer Danny Bolin has been named one of two staff photographers for events held at the new KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. Bolin and Louisville photographer Linda Doane will share duties of photographing larger venue events, working around regular schedules of their own professional studios.
    Bolin and his wife, April, operate Bolin Photography at 607 9th Street in Tell City and he was recently named Perry County’s No. 1 photographer in The News readers choice awards.

  • Early Head Start finds home in historic Tell City building

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. officials and approximately 150 guests celebrated the opening of the new Perry County Early Head Start offices May 24 at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City.

    The facility is the former Coca-Cola Bottling Company, and LHDC recently completed a major rehabilitation and renovation of this historic building, including the construction of offices to house the Early Head Start program and staff.

  • Kohnert leads Red team to victory in A-2A boys classic

    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City graduate Chris Kohnert had 18 points, 13 rebounds, three blocked shots, three assists and a steal to lead the Red team past the White team 121-107 in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic senior boys Class A-2A game Saturday.

    Kohnert had 14 points and eight rebounds in the second half as the Red team pulled away to victory after leading by just six points at halftime.

  • Henning earns academic honors from Hanover

    TELL CITY – Tyler Henning, a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School, has been placed on the dean’s list at Hanover College in Hanover for the 2012 fall and winter-spring terms.
    For a student to be eligible for the dean’s list at Hanover College, they must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

  • Perry Central, William Tell elementary schools Honor Rolls

    Perry Central Elementary School

    LEOPOLD — Perry Central Elementary School announces the following students were named to the school’s honor roll for the last quarter: