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Today's News

  • Carpentry shop lost in evening

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Firefighters from two departments battled a blaze Tuesday evening that destroyed a large woodworking shop at the Larry Beatty residence on River Road.

    Tell City firefighters were summoned around 6 p.m. and were later assisted by firefighters and trucks from the Anderson Township Volunteer Fire Department. Firefighters were able to remove several barrels of lacquer that were stored inside the building. They also kept flames from reaching the Beatty home. The large building, however, was destroyed.

  • Tell City man jailed again for allegedly molesting child

    TELL CITY – For the second time in less than three years, a Tell City man has been accused of molesting a child.

    Douglas Fuchs of 3 High St. was jailed Wednesday on two counts of child molesting, one a Class A felony and the second a Class C felony.

  • City eyes Obrecht House progress

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – Improvements to the Obrecht House on Seventh Street in Tell City are slow to materialize, but work is happening.

    That was according to Tell City Building Inspector Bob Young, who presented an update Nov. 18 to the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety.

    According to Young, developer Carolyn Barr was given a 30-day extension to improve conditions on the historic 1800s house at 348 Seventh St.

  • Goffinet, Harpenau help South win

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Sydney Goffinet and Hannah Harpenau made Indiana’s South Class 1A-2A senior all-star volleyball team sponsored by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association.
    Both helped the South beat the North 25-21, 25-23 in their best-of-three match at Perry Meridian High School Nov. 24.

  • Tell City boys team has good swimmers but lacks depth

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys swim team has some quality swimmers but lacks quantity.
    There have been as many as 10 boys on the team for some preseason practices, but only six have stayed with it.
    One, sophomore Jacob Mowery, is new to the sport. But four are letter winners from last year and the only freshman, Stephen Houle, has been the top boy swimming on Tell City’s age group team for several years.

  • Tell City holds off Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Logan Flannagan had 15 points and eight rebounds as Tell City defeated Pike Central 49-44 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Flannagan scored eight points in the fourth quarter on two field goals and 2-for-2 free-throw shooting as the Marksmen held off a late challenge from the Chargers.
    For the game she hit 4 of 11 shots from the field and 7 of 8 free throws.
    Kassidie Hayes added nine points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots despite playing only about half the game due to foul trouble.

  • Perry Central boys team quick again

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Though four starters graduated, Perry Central boys basketball coach Matt Carter expects his team to look a lot like last year’s.
    “We’ve got some experience coming back even though we lost four starters,” he said.
    That’s because he played eight or nine players extensively in every game, a practice he intends to continue this year.

  • Boonville battles back to pin Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City jumped to a 24-0 lead in the first four matches but lost to Boonville 53-27 in the Marksmen’s wrestling season opener Tuesday.
    The meet started with the heavyweight match, and that and the lower weight classes are some of Tell City’s strongest.
    Cody Osborne pinned Jacob Jones in 55 seconds at heavyweight.
    David Teague pinned Tyler Simpson in 1:06 in the 106-pound weight class and Aubrey Craig pinned Tyler Denney in 0:52 at 113.

  • Tell City man jailed again for allegedly molesting child

    TELL CITY – For the second time in less than three years, a Tell City man has been arrested for molesting a child.

    Douglas Fuchs of 3 High St. was jailed Wednesday on two counts of child molesting, one a Class A felony and the second a Class C felony.

  • COLUMN: Nation forgets wisdom, faith of founding fathers

    By TERESA EUBANK
    Guest Columnist

    I am writing this to the attention of anyone who listens, who reads. I just saw a beautiful slideshow of the changing trees throughout our United States; in the background softly played the glorious song “God Bless America.”

    “Oh beautiful for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, for purple mountains majesties, above the fruited plain. “America, America God shed his Grace on thee, and crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shining sea.”