Today's News

  • Roos to launch book in Ireland Sept. 29

    IRELAND—Tell City graduate Mike Roos will launch his book on Ireland High School’s 1962-63 basketball season with a reading and book signing at the Ireland Elementary gymnasium Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. Perry County time.
    Former NBA Coach of the Year Del Harris, who faced Ireland that season as Dale’s coach, will be a special guest speaker. Longtime Evansville sportscaster Mike Blake will emcee the launch, which is free and open to the public.

  • Bosse tops Tell City in defensive battle

    EVANSVILLE—Bosse shut out Tell City for the first 79 minutes and beat the Marksmen 2-1 in boys soccer Wednesday.
    Eli Reed scored Tell City’s goal in the final minute on an assist from Grant Bolin.
    Reed Goffinet made 22 saves in goal for Tell City and other defenders made 10 saves.
    But the Marksmen got only eight shots on goal.
    “It was a very physical game,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer.
    Tell City, 1-7, will host Northeast Dubois today at 5 p.m.

  • Tell City runs tennis win streak to five matches

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the top two singles matches and No. 2 doubles to beat Pike Central 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    That was the Marksmen’s third win in three days and fifth in a row as they raised their record to 5-2 in the PAC and 6-3 overall.
    “This was probably the best we played as a team all year,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer. “From top to bottom, I was extremely proud of our play tonight. Pike Central is a solid, well-coached team; therefore, this is a good win for us.
    “It’s been a tiring, hot week, but the gentlemen worked hard and had positive outcomes.”

  • Commodores’ defense stops Tell City’s attack

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong defense, including improved blocking the last two games, helped Perry Central defeat Tell City 25-21, 25-16, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.

  • Tell City routs Chargers

    By MIKE SPRAGUE Sports Correspondent

    PETERSBURG—Tell City ran all over Pike Central for a 48-7 win in Pocket Athletic Conference football Friday.

  • Commodores defeat Rams on LeClere's last-second FG

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor LEOPOLD—Austin LeClere kicked a 23-yard field goal as time expired to give Perry Central a 24-21 PLAC football win over Paoli Friday.

  • COLUMN: State advisory commission tackles intergovernmental issues

    District 47 State Senator

    The Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations is charged with enhancing coordination and cooperation between state and local governments.

    The commission conducts periodic reviews of the effects of any federal or state legislation or any court decisions on local government entities, provides a forum for consultation among state and local government officials, and conducts research on intergovernmental issues.

  • COLUMN: Interns sought for 2014

    District 74 State Representative

    Editor's note: A link within this column and published in our print edition failed to work and has been corrected here.

    In a highly competitive job market, relevant work experience can make all the difference between obtaining a job or having to continue searching. Not every high-school graduate pursues a college degree, which is fine.

  • EDITORIAL: Indiana Education Board seems more concerned about politics than education

    There’s been a lot of news lately about the state’s education board and past state schools chief Tony Bennett. We’ve addressed some of these issues in this section before and we imagine other Hoosiers are as frustrated as we are. It’s come to the point where it appears the state education board, department and state politicians are more concerned about political strategy than the education of our children.

  • Bicyclist charged with OWI

    CANNELTON – A man riding a bike was charged with drunk driving Sept. 8. At around 8:15 p.m., Cannelton Patrolman Ryan Smith initiated a traffic stop on a bicycle near the intersection of Indiana 66 and Indiana 237. Smith said the rider had fallen from the bike, nearly striking a vehicle on Indiana 237. He then continued on the bike, but swerved back into the lane of travel.