Today's News

  • Tell City earns 6th straight win

    TELL CITY—Tell City swept the singles matches and also won No. 2 doubles to beat Boonville 4-1 in boys tennis Monday.
    Jake Swihart defeated Kyler Klein 6-3, 6-2 in No. 1 singles. Zach Fisher beat Austin Collins 6-2, 6-0 in No. 2, and Austin Paulin stomped Jordan Helfert 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3.
    Luke Thomas and Tyler Groves trounced Mason Barclay and Matt Disinger 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 doubles.
    Reid Schneider and Justin Beard beat Jeff Yeung and Kevin Yeung 6-4, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles for Boonville’s only victory.

  • Cannelton 0-3 at Rock Creek

    SELLERSBURG—Cannelton improved its back-row play but went 0-3 in Rock Creek’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Cannelton lost to Clarksville 25-18, 25-23, to Crothersville 25-13, 25-13, and to Rock Creek 25-7, 25-14.
    Makala Kellems made three kills against Clarksville.
    Melissa Clausen made six digs, Star Bernardi served two aces, and Mikah Hemmings made one block.

  • Cornerstone visits Reid’s Orchard

    Cornerstone Christian School of Cannelton recently visited Reid’s Orchard in Owensboro, Ky. While there the students learned about the processes involved in growing and harvesting the apples.

  • Tell City 2nd in Corydon tourney

    CORYDON—Kassidie Hayes made 31 kills as Tell City went 2-1 in Corydon’s volleyball tourney.
    The Marksmen beat North Harrison 25-23, 25-27, 25-23 and New Washington 25-20, 25-18 but lost to Corydon 26-24, 25-18.
    Hayes made 15 kills and five blocks and had 11 assists against North Harrison.
    Logan Flannagan added eight kills and she and Cassie Bryant each made 20 digs.
    Natalie Peter had 10 assists and Emma Kohnert made two blocks.
    Flannagan made 14 kills and Hayes five against New Washington. Hayes had 12 assists and Peter 10.

  • Tell City boys win 21-team meet, PC fourth

    NASHVILLE—Tell City placed three runners in the top 20 as it won the 21-team Class A division of the Eagle Classic boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 109 points to beat runner-up Borden by 12.
    Perry Central was fourth with 174. The Commodores had two runners in the top 11 and three in the top 25, but Tell City’s seventh man beat Perry Central’s fifth scorer by 44 seconds.
    Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard led Perry County runners by placing fourth in 16:16 and teammate Bryce Lain was 11th in 16:41.

  • Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary hosts fall meeting

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary hosted the S.W.I.H.A.A. Fall Meeting Sept. 6. Registration began at 9:30 a.m. with the meeting starting at 10 a.m.  
    Joseph Stuber, PCMH president and chief executive officer, welcomed all in attendance and provided information about the new hospital currently being built. He stated the new hospital should be completed in the fall of 2014.  Moving into the new hospital should take place in the first quarter of 2015.

  • PC wins Evansville tourney; beats Paoli

    EVANSVILLE—Hannah Harpenau made 36 kills and Madeline Hubert made 13 blocks as Perry Central won Evansville Central’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central beat Reitz 25-20, 25-14, Bosse 25-27, 25-15, 15-13, Gibson Southern 25-16, 25-13, and Evansville Central 25-23, 25-20 to finish the tourney undefeated.
    Harpenau made eight kills and Jordan Sprinkle added seven against Reitz. Grace James had 21 assists.

  • TC vs. PC will be battle of two fast, winning teams

    Tell City Coach Ryan George expects a large crowd when his team hosts Perry Central in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    That was the case when they met for the first time in 2007 but hasn’t always been since, as usually one team came in with a much better record than the other and the games were one-sided.

  • First UMC sponsored 5-K, 10-K set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Saturday to raise money for the congregation’s mission work.
    The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Friday to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Tell City 2nd, PC 3rd in Lincoln Trail meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed six runners in the top 27 to finish second in the 11-teamm Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 75 points and Perry Central was third with 95. Daviess County, one of Kentucky’s top-ranked teams, won with 32.
    Perry Central’s Bryce Lain was the top local finisher, placing third in 16:25. But Tell City’s Caleb Sherry was just one second behind him in fourth place.