Today's News

  • Impressions of Rockport Legion team

    Rockport usually fields a strong American Legion baseball team and this year is no exception.
    Post 254 was 12-6 heading into Saturday’s doubleheader with Danville, Ill., and five Perry County players have contributed to the team’s success.
    Tell City graduate Preston Hendershot pitches and plays some outfield for Rockport for the second year in a row after being the only Perry Countian on the team last year.

  • Marksmen to play Jasper in basketball

    TELL CITY—Tell City and Jasper have agreed to terms on a boys basketball series starting next season.
    The Marksmen and Wildcats have not played each other in boys basketball since the 2000-2001 season, when both were members of the Big Eight Conference.
    Tell City will travel to Jasper on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.
    Jasper will make the return trip to Bryan Taylor Sports Arena on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019.

  • 7th-inning rally lifts Cash Waggner to championship

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner rallied for six runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Team Central for Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball playoff tourney title Tuesday.

  • Beard in underclass showcase

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City forward/center Braeden Beard has been selected to participate in the IBCA/IHSAA boys basketball underclass showcase at Ben Davis High School July 9.
    A total of 118 boys who were juniors, sophomores or freshmen during the past school year were chosen.
    Beard, a 6-foot-5 senior-to-be, has been the top vote-getter on the All-PAC team the last two years and was named the Player of the Year on the Evansville Courier & Press’ All-Southwestern Indiana team this past season.

  • Team Central, Cash Waggner reach finals

    TELL CITY—Team Central and Cash Waggner won age-11-14 Tell City girls softball semifinal playoff tourney games Monday to advance to Tuesday’s finals.
    Justice Cash and Hannah Gray hit inside-the-park home runs as Team Central beat Linne’s Auto & Diesel Repair 6-2 in one semifinal.
    Cash and Gray each went 2 for 2 and Emma Osborne added a single.
    Ada Alvey hit a double and a single for Linne’s. Brinna Parker also had two hits and Brooklyn Hall added a triple.

  • Team Central takes regular-season title

    TELL CITY—Justice Cash and Hannah Gray each had two hits as Team Central beat Cash Waggner 11-1 Friday to win Tell City’s age-11-14 regular-season softball title.

  • Poole helps Rockport beat national champs

    Sports Editor

    ROCKPORT—Gavin Poole hit an RBI double to help Rockport beat the Las Vegas Aces 4-0 in the first game of an American Legion baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    This was a matchup of two of the nation’s top teams. Las Vegas won the Legion World Series last year and Rockport was a semifinalist in it two years ago.
    Rockport was clinging to a 1-0 lead until the fourth inning, when Dalton Bartlett led off with a double to left field.

  • St. John Chrysostom picnic July 15

    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, July 15.

    New Boston famous soup will be available by the bowl or gallon. Fried chicken and roast beef dinners will be served in the air-conditioned
    Fr. Heck Hall beginning at 10 a.m. Bingo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 .p.m.

  • Digging and dividing daffodils for better blooms

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    If your daffodils didn’t bloom well this year, ask yourself these two questions: did you allow the foliage to die back naturally last summer before you cut it off and has it been eons since they were last divided? 

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