Today's News

  • County’s health rankings improve




    PERRY COUNTY – The growth in wellness activities and a renewed emphasis on good nutrition have helped to boost Perry County’s health rankings over the past decade, from near the bottom of Indiana’s 92 counties to above the midway point.

  • Wolfpack outshoots PC boys

    ELIZABETH—Only one Perry Central golfer shot under 52 as the Commodores lost to Crawford County 186-204 in boys golf Thursday.
    Host South Central had only two boys competing and thus had no team score.
    Garrett James shot 45 to lead Perry Central.
    He tied for second place in the match, just four strokes behind medalist Dalton Pinter of Crawford County.
    Behind James for Perry Central were Brennan Tucker with 52 and Lain Knieriem 53.
    Braeden Etienne and Liam Gogel each shot 54 to tie for the Commodores’ fourth scorer.

  • Tell City third in quadrangular

    SANTA CLAUS—Colin Noble shot 41 to lead Tell City to third place in a four-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Evansville Central won with 171 strokes. Heritage Hills shot 175, Tell City 179, and Forest Park 197.
    Besides Noble, Tell City scorers were Spencer Fest with 44, Marcus Fortwendel 46, and Griffin Alvey 48.
    Jacob Fortwendel, who shot 63, and Anthony Koch, 64, also played for the 11-13 Marksmen.

  • Marksmen win 3200 relay in boys regional

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City’s distance runners will get a chance to shine again in a state meet.

  • Tecumseh tops Perry Central in semifinals

    BRETZVILLE—Madison Duncan pitched a two-hitter as Tecumseh beat Perry Central 3-0 in the Class 2A softball sectional semifinals Wednesday.

  • Wulff, Mater Dei stop Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Austin Wulff pitched a six-hitter and his teammates turned three double plays in the first four innings as Mater Dei beat Perry Central 10-0 in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Wednesday.
    Wulff struck out only two, as the Commodores made good contact. But some of their hardest hits were turned into 6-4-3 double plays by Mater Dei shortstop Andy Heldman and second baseman Hayden Fulz.

  • Rebels edge Marksmen in marathon

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer scored an unearned run in the 12th inning to edge Tell City 10-9 in the Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Thursday.
    Will Stewart led off the 12th inning for the Rebels by reaching base on an error by the third baseman.
    He went to second on Manning Webb’s single to right field and scored as Dalton Bartlett reached base on a throwing error by the shortstop.

  • Seven valedictorians on Perry Central stage




    LEOPOLD – Diplomas for 89 graduates of Perry Central High School will be stacked in neat rows on the stage Sunday as the school holds its commencement exercises.

    The ceremony in the high school gymnasium will begin at 2 p.m. Student council representative John Bashor will welcome fellow graduates, faculty, administrators, family and friends.

  • Marty Stuart on Lincoln Amphitheatre stage June 2

    LINCOLN CITY – Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives will perform Saturday, June 2, on the Lincoln Amphitheatre stage. General admission tickets will start at $24.95.

  • Contamination found in General Electric soil tests


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The long-vacant General Electric factory along the 1400 Block of 13th Street of Tell City could be the source of groundwater contamination. According to the company, the compound trichloroethylene has been discovered in soil samples taken from the grounds and adjacent areas. While the compound is present in soils reaching several feet underground, researchers say the city’s drinking water, supplied by a deep-well aquifer, much deeper than the actual water table, has not been impacted.