Today's News

  • Habitat home ground-breaking set

    TELL CITY– Habitat for Humanity invites the public to attend a ground-breaking ceremony for the newest home being constructed for the Brian and Melinda Walters family. The 20th such home to be built in the community through the program, its groundbreaking is slated for 3 p.m. May 6 at 936 Ninth St. For more information, call the Habitat office at (812) 547-4805.

  • Oakwood honored for exceptional customer service

    TELL CITY – As residents and their family members of Oakwood’s senior living communities know, the senior care provider is serious about customer service. Exceeding their customers’ expectations is the company’s utmost goal, and those that go above and beyond in pursuit of this goal are recognized and rewarded.

  • Paige Louise Zellers

    Wesley and Ashley Zellers of Boonville announce the birth of their daughter, Paige Louise Zellers, born Feb. 9, 2018, at Women’s Hospital at Deaconess Gateway.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Paige is welcomed home by sister, Madilynn Jean, age 18 months.

    Paternal grandparents are Denny and Carol Zellers of Cannelton. Maternal grandparents are Mark and Faith Muston of Indianapolis.

  • Property base, long-range goals should guide TIF, abatement use


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  • Late spring has farmers, gardeners anxious


    Sports Editor


    PERRY COUNTY – A late spring, with consistently cooler temperatures, has caused local farmers and gardeners to adapt, and in most cases, wait.

  • Grace takes 2 from Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—So much for the home-field advantage.
    Despite having to make a long trip to Madisonville, Ky., Cannelton swept a baseball doubleheader at Grace Baptist April 13. But Grace Baptist returned the favor with two wins at Cannelton Thursday, 7-5 and 6-3.
    Cannelton had only three hits in the opening game but rallied to tie the score 5-5 in the bottom of the fourth inning.
    Dakota Thomas hit a two-run double for the Bulldogs that inning.
    Grace Baptist scored twice in the top of the fifth, though, to win the five-inning game.

  • Scearce, Pioneers shut out Marksmen

    BOONVILLE—Masen Scearce pitched a three-hitter as Boonville shut out Tell City 1-0 in baseball Thursday.
    Scearce walked none and struck out seven.
    Nick Smith hit a double and a single and Maison Gehlhausen added a single for Tell City.
    Bryson Naviaux (five innings) and Ryan Morgan (one inning) combined to pitch a two-hitter for Tell City.
    The Pioneers scored the game’s only run in the third inning.
    Dylan Underhill and Ross Kirkland each hit a double for the Pioneers’ two hits.

  • Titans edge TC in 9th inning

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern tied the game with a run on an error with two outs in the seventh inning and beat Tell City 4-3 in nine innings in PAC softball Thursday.
    Tell City outhit the Titans 7-5. Morgan Schuetter went 2 for 5 with a home run to lead the Marksmen’s attack.
    Justice Kuster and Hayley Fackler each added a double, with Kuster getting an RBI on hers.
    Schuetter hit a solo homer over the right-center field fence in the third inning.

  • Commodores beat Cannelton, Paoli

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had back-to-back 12-run innings in a 26-0 softball win over Cannelton Wednesday.
    The Commodores had 10 hits for the game but also took advantage of eight walks, nine Cannelton errors, and several hit batsmen and wild pitches.
    Catie Hauser hit a triple and a single, Chelsey Billings a double and a single, and Maria Hubert two singles to lead Perry Central’s attack.
    Billings and Hauser each drove in four runs.