Today's News

  • Peter qualifies for regional

    JASPER—Tell City junior Addie Peter shot 103 in the girls golf sectional at Jasper municipal course Saturday to qualify for the regional.
    Tell City finished eighth among eight complete teams in the sectional. But the top three teams and the top three individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, which will be held Saturday at Montgomery’s Country Oaks Golf Club. Peter will tee off at 8:40 a.m. Perry County time.

  • Commodores outserve Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Maddie Hubert served nine aces as Perry Central defeated Lanesville 25-9, 25-12, 25-10 in volleyball Monday.
    Hubert went 30 for 30 serving overall.
    Brittany Parker added four aces for the Commodores, who made 96 percent good serves.
    Sydney Goffinet led Perry Central hitters with 11 kills. Hannah Harpenau and Parker each added six and Jordan Sprinkle made five.
    Grace James had 29 assists, nine digs and two blocks. Sprinkle made four blocks.
    Harpenau made 12 digs, Parker eight, and Hubert seven.

  • Perry Central’s speed may overpower Trojans

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—The good news for Wood Memorial’s football team is it scored 36 points at Eastern Greene Friday, 14 more than in its previous four games combined.
    The bad news for the Trojans is they lost by 19, as their defense is giving up an average of 51.8 points per game.
    That number doesn’t figure to go down much when they visit Perry Central Friday at 7 p.m.

  • Tell City, Southridge have a lot in common

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Two football teams that are similar in a lot of ways will meet when Southridge hosts Tell City for a PAC game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Each is 4-1, each is senior dominated—especially on the line, each returns at least 19 starters from last year, and each features a stingy defense.
    Tell City is giving up only 9.6 points per game but Southridge is even better with an 8.6-point defensive average.

  • Tell City tops Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Kassidie Hayes made 15 kills and served seven aces as Tell City beat Cannelton 25-8, 25-9, 25-13 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Logan Flannagan added 10 kills and 13 digs and Emma Kohnert made four kills.
    Natalie Peter had 22 assists and Hayes added six.
    Flannagan served 10 points, including two aces, and Madison Schuetter added eight points.

  • St. Mark shooting match Sunday

    ST. MARKS – St. Mark Catholic Church will hold its annual shooting match picnic Sunday on the church grounds.
    The ham shoot will be at 10:30 a.m. with the closed match beginning at 2:30 p.m. First choice will be half a beef.
    Chili, hamburgers, brats, games, bingo, quilts, a raffle and country store will also be available.
    The church is located on Indiana 145, six miles north of Tell City. All are welcome to attend.

  • EUCC fall bazaar set for Oct. 5

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will host its annual fall bazaar Oct. 5 beginning at 7:30 a.m.
    A breakfast consisting of homemade biscuits, gravy and fried potatoes with side orders of eggs, sausage, coffee and juice will be available from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
    A country store with baked items, homemade candies and jams will be open. This year will feature some local vendors with floral arrangements, wreaths, Tupperware, handmade purses, scarves and hats, and some woodworking items.
    All are invited and encouraged to attend.

  • William Tell students enjoy new goal, football posts

    Fourth grade students enjoyed a football upright-soccer goal combo sets during recess at William Tell Elementary. 

    The parent-teacher organization purchased the sets with money from fundraiser sales and they were installed last spring in an existing play area nearly the size of a full-size soccer field. Staff said the students have enjoyed the new equipment and play area, especially the large group of fourth grade students pictured below, who ran and played hard and had a great time during recess.

  • Patoka cook-off Oct. 19

    BIRDSEYE – The annual Dutch oven cook-off held during Patoka’s Autumn Getaway will be from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 19.
    Registration begins at noon and cooking will begin at 12:30 p.m. Dishes will be judged upon completion.
    All culinary skill levels are welcome to participate. Winners will be announced in the cooking area at 4:30 p.m. in the Patoka Lake modern campgrounds.
    For more information, call (812) 685-2447.

  • Local libraries to celebrate Teen Read Week

    PERRY COUNTY – In celebration of Teen Read Week Oct. 13 through Oct. 19, the unofficial “Hunger Games Young Adult Survival Skills Program” will be presented at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch.
    From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Creek Stewart, who lives in Anderson and owns Wilderness Survival School, or one of his primitive skills instructors will teach young adults 10 to 18 years of age survival skills based on the strategies from the Hunger Games series.