Today's News

  • Bosse outshoots Tell City

    EVANSVILLE—Addie Peter earned medalist honors but Tell City lost to Bosse 206-237 in girls golf Thursday.
    Peter shot 45 to beat Bosse’s Chandera Bradley by two strokes.
    Other Tell City scorers were Mary Grace Alvey with 63, Alex Lawalin 64, and Vanessa Hess 65.
    Jenny Hess, who shot 66, and Lindsey Presley, 67, also played for the Marksmen.
    Tell City fell to 1-15.
    The Marksmen were scheduled to complete their season in the Jasper sectional Saturday.

  • Marksmen fall in PAC matches

    TELL CITY—Tecumseh used strong spiking and serving to beat Tell City 25-23, 25-17, 25-18 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Senior middle hitter Brenna Floyd led Tecumseh’s attack at the net as the Braves improved to 4-0 in the conference.
    “She’s really good,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “When she got a good set, it was a kill.”

  • PC pounces on Pioneers early

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Edwards’ hot serving and a balanced spiking attack helped Perry Central beat Boonville 25-7, 17-25, 25-19, 25-23 in volleyball Thursday.
    Boonville took an early 5-2 lead in the first game. But after Perry Central forced a side out, Edwards served 17 consecutive points to put the Commodores up 20-5—despite Boonville’s calling both its timeouts during her serving turn.

  • Tell City rips Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Dry or wet field, it doesn’t seem to make any difference to Tell City running back Elliott Brown.
    For the second year in a row he rushed for over 200 yards and scored four touchdowns against Perry Central  Friday as Tell City won 34-0 on a rain-soaked field.
    He carried the ball 34 times for 250 yards, including 18 carries for 163 yards in the first half.

  • Coming events

    Mu Gamma to meet Thursday

    TELL City – Mu Gamma will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the upstairs of the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.
    The membership committee will host the meeting.

    Cannelton Legion Auxiliary meetings

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion Auxiliary meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Legion post home.
    All members are encouraged to attend and anyone interested in joining is welcome.

  • VFW summer picnic set for Oct. 6 at Mulzer Camp

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Oct. 6 at Mulzer Camp west of Troy.

    Members and their families, plus the ladies and men’s auxiliary units and their families, are invited to attend.

    The post will furnish the meat, potatoes and drinks. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish or dessert.

    Dinner will begin around 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kerry James at (812) 608-0217.

  • Mitchell completes Army basic training

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Pvt. Sean P. Mitchell graduated U.S. Army basic training Aug. 22 at Fort Leonard Wood.

    He is a 2013 graduate of Tell City High School and is currently training to become a combat medic at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. He expects to complete his advanced individual training in December.

    He is the son of Ralph Mitchell and Melissa Carter of Troy.

  • 2013 March of Dimes walk activities set

    TELL CITY – The March of Dimes Perry-Spencer March for Babies walk is scheduled for Sept. Sunday in Tell City.

    Registration at Old  National Bank will open at 2 p.m. and the ceremony, followed by the walk at 3 p.m.

    This year’s ambassador family is the Badgers. Parents Ty and Leann (Edwards) Badger were blessed with twins, Mila and Emmitt, prematurely born.

    The babies underwent skilled therapies, many developed through March of Dimes research.

  • COLUMN: United Way is 40 years strong

    Guest Columnist

    When I was approached to be the 2013 co-chair for the United Way of Perry County, it did not take me long to decide to accept the role. Volunteering has always been a big part of who I am today.

    Early on my parents instilled an importance in giving and volunteering.

  • COLUMN: Memories of a hermit


    I was walking through the cemetery at Saint Meinrad Archabbey a few weeks ago and reminiscing about the monks I’ve know. I found the man who baptized me and the one who heard my first confession and taught me about faith.