Today's News

  • Simpson-Pledger – Kincaid

    Caryn Simpson-Pledger and Greg Kincaid of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Thomas Simpson of Tell City and the late Brenda Simpson. She is a 1993 graduate of Cannelton High School and will graduate from Western Kentucky University in December. She works as the youth ministries coordinator for Tell City First United Methodist Church.

  • Theis, Perry Central girls dominate in PLAC meet

    PAOLI—Perry Central took the top three places and five of the top nine to win the PLAC junior high girls cross country meet Thursday.

  • Rebels hold off Cannelton

    ELIZABETH—Cannelton made more kills than usual but lost to South Central 24-26, 25-20, 25-20, 25-23 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We came off the bus not really ready to play after the long drive,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers.
    “We were very sluggish and slow to get started each game, and by the time we got started it was almost too late.
    “We did set the ball up probably more than we have any game this year, though. We had 80 spikes and 36 free balls.”

  • Tell City defeats Paoli in four games

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 27 kills, four blocks, seven digs, and five ace serves as Tell City beat Paoli 25-22, 23-25, 25-15, 25-17 in volleyball Thursday.
    Logan Flannagan added 11 kills and three blocks for the Marksmen. Kassidie Hayes added five kills and three blocks and Charissa Lahee made three kills.
    Lahee also had 33 assists.
    Stori Beard made 15 digs, Cassie Bryant 13, Taylor Benningfield and Lahee 10 each, and  Hannah Schaefer six.

  • PC blocks Blackhawks to tie for first place in PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet made 15 kills and Perry Central made 19 blocks to beat Springs Valley 25-23, 16-25, 25-20, 25-15 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    The Commodores are thus in position to tie for the conference title if they can beat West Washington this Thursday. Currently Perry Central, Paoli and Springs Valley each has one loss in conference play.
    Strong blocking by nearly every frontliner helped Perry Central against Springs Valley. Ashley Gengelbach made six blocks, Jordan Sprinkle five, Grace James four, and Goffinet three.

  • Titans overpower Marksmen on line

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Dominating play on the line helped Gibson Southern defeat Tell City 30-6 in PAC football Friday.
    “They just whipped us up front,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George. “We didn’t block very well all night.
    “We’ve got to come off the ball and give our backs seams to run and we weren’t getting that done enough.
    “We weren’t attacking people defensively either.”

  • Perry Central holds off Springs Valley

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s big plays were the difference in its 14-8 win over Springs Valley in Patoka Lake Athletic Conference football Friday.
    Springs Valley led 8-7 with 5:56 left in the game when the Commodores recovered a Springs Valley fumble on the Blackhawks’ 47-yard line.
    The Commodores’ next two plays netted them no yards. On third-and-10 Perry Central’s Austin LeClere rushed for 7 yards.

  • News in Brief

    City to sell Humboldt Street fire station

  • Tell City honors Cannelton’s 175 years

    Tell City leaders honored their counterparts in Cannelton last Monday with a resolution recognizing Cannelton on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of its founding. From the left are Cannelton Clerk-Treasurer Arvina Bozarth, Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing, Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder and Cannelton Councilman Melvin McBrayer. 

  • Frymire: Pre-Christmas snow to be followed by bitter cold in January

    IRVINGTON, Ky., – If last year’s mild winter left you longing for cold and snow, you’ll love the coming few months, that is if prognosticator Dick Frymire is correct with his forecast.