Today's News

  • Council review shows tax caps limit schools, city finances


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – As part of community-wide budget preparations, the Perry County Council gave a nod Thursday to initial 2019 spending plans for local townships, city governments, school corporations and the public library. An informal review required by the state Department of Local Government Finance, the session allowed the council to make recommendations for any needed amendments as it pertained to the listed maximum levies along with proposed tax cap limitations for each entity.

  • A little PEP in the School Day


    Staff Writer


  • Farm to Table dinner returns Sept. 22




    TELL CITY – Tell City’s annual Farm to Table Dinner and Concert will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, in and around City Hall Park. The third year for the early-fall event will bring even more activities, including yoga, a farmers market, artisan booths and a beer and wine garden. Activities will begin at 1 p.m. and will continue through 9 p.m.

  • FEMA set to offer county assistance for flood repairs


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – After several months of back and forth discussions between the county highway department and officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the county is set to receive reimbursement to repair hill slides and road washouts caused by this spring’s flooding.

  • GIRLS GOLF: Southridge outshoots Tell City girls

    HUNTINGBURG – Baileigh Schneider shot 41 for medalist honors as Southridge defeated Tell City 216-244 in girls golf Monday.

    Mollie Arnold and Hannah Gray each shot 58 to lead Tell City.

    Maggie Lamb shot 61 and Cloey Pledger 67 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

    Tell City, 1-3, will host Heritage Hills Monday at 4 p.m.

  • Sports editor honored
  • Marksmen rout Southridge

    TELL CITY – Riley Strahl scored three goals as Tell City crushed Southridge 11-1 in junior high girls soccer last Thursday.

    Gabrielle Ettensohn, Aly Kleaving and Maddie Leinenbach each added two goals, and Anna Armstrong and Erin Holtzman scored one apiece.

    “The girls played a great game,” said Tell City Coach Joe Ettensohn. “Our offense was spot on as we passed and moved the ball very well on the field today. We managed to maintain possession of the ball for well over half of the game.

  • 7th Grade Volleyball: Commodores split with Orleans

    ORLEANS – Molly Briggeman served nine aces as Perry Central defeated Orleans 25-23, 25-21 in seventh grade volleyball Monday.

    Lilly Hurm and MaKenna Labhart each added three aces.

    Labhart made 11 good hits, Madelyn Kelly five, and Avery Deom three.

    Labhart and Kelly each had four assists and each made one kill.

    Orleans won the eighth grade match 14-25, 25-23, 15-9 despite four kills by Perry Central’s Kelly Cash.

    Emily Parker served 11 aces for Perry Central and Maggie Cunningham and Jadyn Smith each added two.

  • 7th Grade Volleyball: TC outserves Rebels

    REO – Athea Woods served four aces as Tell City beat South Spencer 25-22, 25-22 in seventh grade volleyball Monday.

    Tell City won the eighth grade match 25-22, 13-25, 15-7. No individual statistics were available.

    The matches were the Marksmen’s season openers.

    Tell City will host Cannelton tonight at 6.

  • Girls net 1st soccer victory

    TELL CITY — Tell City won its first match in girls soccer program history Monday, beating Corydon 2-0.

    Grace Gehlhausen scored a goal on an assist from  Lillian Marion and Claire Franzman scored on Gehlhausen’s assist.

    “So many of the girls have stood out,” Marksmen Coach Kelsey Henrickson said. “They have played so well and played so well together.”

    Henrickson said her team is playing more aggressive.