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Today's News

  • Family fun night at Early Head Start

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a family fun night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Early Head Start Center, 321 Ninth Street, Tell City.
    Breanne Walsh of Everbody’s Fun & Fitness Center will be the guest speaker and the topic will be “Making exercise fun.” A luau with snacks, games and prizes will follow. The event will be open to parents and children birth to 3 years old.
    For more information or to RSVP, contact Kelly Luker at (812) 619-1842.

  • 68th annual Cannelton fall fest Oct. 24

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization is sponsoring its 68th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Cannelton Community Center.  

    Queen candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Chloe Hale, first-grader Taylor DuPont, second-grader Makayla Reed, third-grader Claire Sabelhaus, fourth-grader Maggie Dawson and fifth-grader Bre’ Noland.

  • Fischer – Zellers

    The parents of Lauren Fischer of Jeffersonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter to Brandon Zellers of Jeffersonville.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mickey and Rita Young of Rocky Point and Patrick and Lisa Fischer of Tell City.
    She is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School and has attended Indiana University Southeast for three years. She will finish her veterinary tech degree in the spring of 2014. She works at Olive Garden.

  • Social News, Sept. 16

    ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  3 For All Band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • Tell City fall extravaganza Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School will sponsor a fall extravaganza Wednesday.
    A parade will start at 6:30 p.m. in front of Carriage Inn and will travel down main to Jefferson Street where it will end at Legion Field.
    A short pep rally will be held to recognize TCJSHS fall sports teams. The community is encouraged to come out and support Marksmen pride and tradition.

  • Hayes leads Memphis to victory

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Tell City graduate McKenzie Hayes tied for the team lead in kills as the University of Memphis beat Southeastern Louisiana 25-15, 25-23, 26-24 in volleyball Saturday.
    Hayes, who sprained an ankle in preseason, did not play in the Tigers’ first five matches but made her debut in the second set of Saturday’s match and made three kills in just five attempts in that game.
    She finished the match with 10 kills, tying Lauren Hawkins for the team lead. Hayes also made three digs.

  • Gibson Southern swamps Tell City

    FORT BRANCH—Teddy Rexing and Hunter DeWeese each scored three goals as Gibson Southern beat Tell City 11-3 in PAC boys soccer Monday.
    “That’s a very good team,” Tell City Coach Austin Fischer said of the Titans, who are ranked No. 15 in the state in Class A. “They were a scoring machine.
    “We played well. We’re getting better.”

  • Heritage Hills blocks Tell City

    TELL CITY—Madison Fella’s blocking and some Tell City mental mistakes turned the match around in the second game as Heritage Hills beat Tell City 18-25, 27-25, 25-18, 25-20 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    After winning the first game, “we stopped being aggressive,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We stopped attacking—we were always on defense.”
    Part of the reason for that was the Marksmen had several spikes blocked by the 6-foot-2 Fella in the second game.

  • PC 7th in tough tourney

    MONTGOMERY—Perry Central faced three state-ranked Class A teams in pool play at Barr-Reeve’s volleyball tourney.
    Perry Central, ranked No. 8 in the state in Class 2A this week, lost to Trinity Lutheran 19-25, 25-12, 15-11, to Barr-Reeve 27-25, 21-25, 15-10, and to Indianapolis Lutheran 25-11, 25-19 in pool play. Trinity Lutheran is ranked No. 7 in the state in its class, Barr-Reeve No. 2, and Indianapolis Lutheran No. 3 this week.

  • Tell City hopes to finish drives against Chargers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City football coach Ryan George hopes the Marksmen’s failure to finish drives against South Spencer last week will keep them from getting overconfident when they visit Pike Central Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Chargers have lost their three games by an average score of 58-12.
    But George noted, “They had more rushing yards against Heritage Hills than we did. They run the ball very well.”