Today's News

  • Cannelton joins observance of childhood-cancer month

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton joined the county and nation in observing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month when Mayor Mary Snyder and the common council issued a proclamation Monday urging everyone to “go gold for childhood cancer awareness.”

  • Officials vote again to order Heck building razed

    Managing Editor

    Editor’s notes: This is the first of a two-part story on a hearing conducted by the Cannelton Board of Public Works and Safety Monday.

    In our print edition, the byline of this story was incorrect. It has been corrected here.

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Board of Public Works and Safety voted unanimously Monday to proceed with orders contained in a notice of violation issued for the former Heck Hardware building.

  • Draggin’ Main

    Hundreds of people lined Main Street Saturday for the third annual Dragging Main event.

    Reminiscent of the days when cruising around town was a weekend norm, those who attended sat with friends or family as others gassed up their vehicles and cruised the strip. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)

  • Tell City bank robber believed to be behind bars in Illinois


    URBANA, Ill. – One of two Indiana men arrested Tuesday afternoon shortly after allegedly robbing an Illinois bank is believed to be the suspect in Tell City’s July bank heist.

    Tell City Police Lt. Alan Malone said Ronald Corbin, 49, of Lafayette is believed to be the person who entered German American’s northside branch July 19 and demanded cash. The man allegedly showed the teller a handgun but did not point it any anyone.

  • City bids farewell to Mayor Hagedorn


    TELL CITY – Few people epitomized Tell City and its pride better than Walter Hagedorn, who as mayor guided the Ohio River community for 24 years with grit and determination few could match. The former mayor, who left office in December 1987, died Friday at the age of 93. His passing marks the end of a chapter of Tell City government but those who followed in his footsteps of public service said his legacy will last for years as the city moves forward.

  • Tell City’s big plays doom Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Trent Lindauer scored two long touchdowns as Tell City beat Perry Central 43-12 in eighth grade football Thursday.
    Lindauer scored on a 56-yard run in the first quarter and a 60-yard kickoff return in the second period.
    He also ran 46 yards to set up a 3-yard touchdown run by Bryson Naviaux.
    Naviaux threw touchdown passes of 10 yards to Bryon Reid and 21 yards to Davin Lawrence.

  • Tell City sweeps Crawford County

    TELL CITY—Tell City won every match in straight sets as it defeated Crawford County 5-0 in boys tennis Thursday.
    Jake Swihart dominated Tim Knieriem 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles.
    Zach Fisher beat Drake Melton 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2 and Luke Thomas beat Brennan Kannapel 6-2, 6-2 in No. 3.
    Jeff Yeung and Austin Paulin had to go to a tie-breaker in the first set but beat Tyson Sloan and Ty Stevens 7-6 (7-62), 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    Kevin Yeung and Tyler Groves topped Adam Beasley and Brent Smith 6-2, 6-4 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Bulldogs fall to Wood Memorial

    OAKLAND CITY—Cannelton lost to Wood Memorial 25-16, 25-6, 25-1 in volleyball Thursday but Coach Bridget Bruggeman said the Bulldogs showed improvement in communication and hustle.
    “I feel like our overall attitude made a huge difference,” said Bruggeman. “I’ve been trying to encourage the girls to hustle with all their hearts on every play until they hear the whistle.”
    Mikah Hemmings led Cannelton with five kills and 10 ace serves.
    Makala Kellems, Nicole Harris and Jordyn Vogt each added two kills.

  • Tell City knocks off Lanesville

    TELL CITY—Tell City came back from a 13-4 deficit in the fourth game to beat Lanesville 25-10, 21-25, 25-18, 25-20 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Logan Flannagan served six consecutive points to start Tell City’s comeback and Cassie Bryant later served the last eight points.
    Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes said the comeback “was a positive” and her players “were scrappy.” But she said they still need work on serve reception and passing to the setter.

  • Commodores off to best volleyball start in team history

    LYNNVILLE—Hannah Harpenau made 21 kills, two blocks and 12 digs as Perry Central beat Tecumseh 25-16, 25-21, 22-25, 25-15 in volleyball Thursday.
    Perry Central improved to 9-0, the best start in the team’s 41-year history.
    Sydney Goffinet added 11 kills, Jordan Sprinkle eight, and Brittany Parker six as the Commodores, ranked No. 2 in the state in Class 2A, knocked off the team ranked No. 8 in Class A.
    Grace James had 45 assists.
    Sprinkle and Madeline Hubert each made four blocks and James added three.