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Today's News

  • TC slams Chargers; falls to Central 1-0

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Preston Hendershot threw a three-hitter and hit a grand slam as Tell City clobbered Pike Central 11-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Hendershot walked two and struck out seven in the five-inning game.
    “Preston pitched a great game,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “It was nice to see him back to his old self after a rough first start.
    “We hit the ball well again and ran the bases exceptionally well with seven stolen bases (including two by Bryon Reid).

  • Perry Central second, Tell City third in golf triangular

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—All four Jasper scorers shot 40 or under as the Wildcats beat Perry Central and Tell City in a boys golf triangular match Monday.
    Jasper shot 156. Perry Central was second with 195 and Tell City third with 212.
    Brennan Tucker shot 46 to lead Perry Central and Garrett James was right behind at 47.
    Lain Knieriem and Cole Johnson each shot 51 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.
    Braeden Etienne, who shot 59, and Liam Gogel, 64, also played for the Commodores.

  • Open house Friday for new Ohio River Derby cabins

    DERBY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting, open house and tours of the recently updated Ohio River Cabins this Friday, April 27. The open house will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the ribbon cutting scheduled to take place at the Rock Ridge Lodge at 11:30 a.m.

    The open house and tours will begin at Rock Ridge Lodge, located at 13445 N. State Road 66, Derby. Also at the lodge, there will be more information about the other six Ohio River Cabins. Tours will be available for the On the Rocks Cabin and the Rock Ridge Lodge.

  • Emma Sue Lock

    Jared Lock and Samantha Johnson of Tobinsport announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Sue Lock. Emma was born at 4:50 a.m. on Nov. 2, 2017, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

    Emma is welcomed home by a sister Hayleigh Lock, age 7.

    Grandparents are Dale and Cathy Lock, Sharlyn Johnson (Matt Hollis) and Brian and Anita Johnson. Great grandparents are the late Myra and John Faulkenberg, the late Enoch Royer Jr. and the late Roger and Mae Lock, Charles and Yvonne McIntosh and the late Sharon McIntosh,  Wanda Johnson and the late Jerry Johnson.

  • TC academic science team earns top honors

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School science academic team has earned several accolades this school year. That includes a first place finish in Class 3, which includes Heritage Hills, Mater Dei, South Spencer and North Posey. At the PAC showcase in March at Heritage Hills High School, the team also finished in first.

  • Perry Central’s Academic Superbowl MVP’s
  • Gatchel resident to take Honor Flight

    PERRY COUNTY – Marvin E. Howell of Gatchel, retired former co-owner of Howell’s Garage Inc., age 85, who served as a U.S. Army corporal  during the Korean Conflict, will be going on the upcoming Honor Flight set for Saturday, May 5. His daughter, Mary R. Howell Miller, who will serve as his guardian during the flight, will also attend. They will join 84 other veterans and their guardians for a once-in-a-lifetime day trip to our nation’s capital to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the war memorials for WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

  • VFW serving breakfast Saturday

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the post home. Scrambled eggs will be served or diners can get eggs made to order. Cost is $7, which includes tax. Carryout meals will be available. The public is invited.

  • Band Aid stages May 12

    TELL CITY –  The Tell City High School Band Boosters’ Band Aid event is set for May 12. Gates at the 4-H fairgrounds open at 10:30 a.m. Acts start at noon and run through 10 p.m.

    Programs will open with the TCHS band, and the WTE Boomwacker band led by Ms. Bunch.

    Highlights of Band Aid will include performances by TunnelVision  followed by Luke Hilgenhold. The Renegades will also take the stage and the showcase will close with Dead Esther. Seating is first-come, first- serve, and it’s advised to take lawn chairs or blankets.

  • Perry Central student a semifinalist in Presidential Scholars Program

    LEOPOLD – Lane Hilgenhold, a graduating senior at Perry Central High School has been named one of 630 semifinalists in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semifinalists were selected from among nearly 5,300 candidates expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2018.