Today's News

  • District 74 candidates greet the public at forum


    Staff Writer


    CHRISNEY – Candidates seeking to represent the area in the state legislature were among those who attended a forum in the Spencer County Youth and Community Center Thursday evening. These included incumbent Republican Stephen Bartels and Democrat Larry Kleeman, who hope to represent a district encompassing Perry County and the eastern half of Spencer County.

  • Cannelton Schools advance new budgeting standards

    By Eric Whittaker

    Feature Writer


    CANNELTON – Cannelton City School Corp. opened its doors to the public for a hearing about its 2019 budget and the proposed capital projects and bus replacement funds during its regular meeting Thursday evening. No members of the public attended.

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  • Driver in New Boston crash charged

    NEW BOSTON – The driver of a car involved in a two-car crash in New Boston on Independence Day has been arrested on multiple felony charges.

    Patrick Taylor-Gerber, 28, of Tell City was arrested Wednesday on four Level 6 felony counts of causing serious bodily injury when operating a motor vehicle with a Schedule I or II controlled substance in the body and four Level 6 felony counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.

  • Employee raises among cuts to county budget


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The county council has slashed its way through the 2019 budget, trimming about $920,000 compared to initial requests submitted by the individual offices. Among the largest cuts in the $5.41 million spending plan came from foregoing pay raises for workers next year.

    Initially planning for potential 3-percent across-the-board pay hikes, the council said it saw little other alternative to balancing the books.  The move will save more than $140,000 to the general fund coffers.

  • TC boys win Lincoln Trail; TC girls 2nd, PC girls 3rd

    Sports Editor Emeritus

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed four runners in the top 12 and all five of its scorers in the top 19 to win the Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 44 points to beat runner-up Reitz by 21. Perry Central finished seventh in the 12-team meet with 181.
    Tell City and Perry Central each placed three runners in the top 20 in the girls race as the Marksmen finished second with 82 points and Perry Central was third with 86.
    Heritage Hills won with 72.

  • Henryville outscores Tell City 10-2

    HENRYVILLE—Henryville senior Kade Badger scored seven goals as Henryville beat Tell City 10-2 in boys soccer Saturday.
    The two goals were scored by Joey Sommer and Drew Ettensohn.
    “Our team went into the game on a high from a win, but never became fully engaged with the task at hand,” said coach Fletcher. He added, “I believe we learned our lesson and have practiced hard to get ready for Northeast Dubois as well as sectionals.”
    Tell City, 1-11 will play at Northeast Dubois today at 5 p.m.

  • TC wins to end girls soccer season

    TELL CITY – Tell City girls soccer team finished its season with a 2-0 win against Boonville Monday.
    The first goal came from Tinley Jones. She dribbled down the sideline and kicked the ball from midfield to score.
    Claire Franzman accounted for Tell City’s second goal with an assist from Jones.
    “We are proud of our senior leadership from, Beth Whitworth, Breanna Franzman and Chloe Carman,” said Tell City Coach Kelsey Henrickson.
    The Marksmen finished the season 4-5-1.

  • Commodores fall to Bluejackets

    MITCHELL—Bree Noland made 16 kills but Perry Central lost to Mitchell 25-15, 25-17, 21-25, 25-19 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Maria Hubert added seven kills for the Commodores. Addy Davis had 19 assists and Morgan Judy added 10.
    Davis made two blocks and served two aces. Maddie Labhart made 21 digs and Elisha Schwartz recorded 12.
    Perry Central junior varsity also lost to Mitchell 17-25, 25-19, 14-16.

  • Hayes, Tell City outserve Pike Central for win

    TELL CITY—Kammie-Jo Hayes set a school record for most aces in a match as Tell City beat Pike Central 25-19, 25-5, 25-14 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Hayes served 19 points overall, with 14 of them being aces.
    She also made 14 kills and eight digs.
    Justice Kuster had 17 assists and four aces and Grace Kreilein recorded 12 assists and nine digs.
    Samantha Stephens and Kuster each served 10 points to back Hayes in that department.