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  • Tell City to take on No. 3 Raiders

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—With a versatile running attack and strong offensive and defensive lines, Southridge will be a formidable opponent for Tell City in their PAC football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Raiders are 4-1 overall, 3-0 in the PAC, and ranked No. 3 in the state in this week’s Associated Press Class 2A poll.
    They still run a “wing-T hybrid, kind of like what we run,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague.

  • Tell City wins Borden tourney; tops Hornets

    BORDEN—Kammie Jo Hayes made 38 kills as Tell City went 4-0 to win Borden’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen beat North Harrison 19-25, 25-11, 15-13, South Central 25-19, 25-19, Charlestown 25-21, 25-17, and Southridge 25-20, 25-17.
    Hayes made seven kills and Bailey Weikel added six against North Harrison. Rachel Malone had 14 assists.
    Weikel served three aces that match. Hayes and MaKaylee Buntin each served nine points.
    Grace Kreilein made nine digs and Hayes made two blocks.

  • Tell City tops Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong serving and spiking propelled Tell City past Cannelton 25-11, 25-5, 25-15 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Cannelton trailed only 10-9 in the first game before Tell City’s Addison Fella made a kill and Morgan Schuetter served six consecutive points to put the Marksmen in control 17-9.
    McKenzie Kennedy served six consecutive points, including two aces, as Tell City built an 11-1 lead in the second game.

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  • Saint Meinrad continues publication of CareNotes

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey has reintroduced the popular CareNotes line of booklets. When Saint Meinrad closed Abbey Press on June 30, publication of the booklets went on hiatus until September.

    The eight-page inspirational – and informational – booklets have been published since 1988. Tackling tough topics such as depression, losing a child, facing cancer and others, CareNotes booklets have sold more than 100 million copies.

  • GAB president to lead Indiana Bankers Association

    FRENCH LICK – Clay W. Ewing, president, chief banking officer and secretary to the board of directors of German American Bancorp Inc., Jasper, has been elected 2018 chairman of the board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association.

    Ewing is a resident of Tell City. He currently serves the IBA as first vice chairman and was elected to his new position at the association’s annual business meeting on Sept. 11 in French Lick.

  • The intrinsic value of teamwork

    Editor’s Note: This article is one of a regular series  profiling workplace skills important for the modern job market. It was written by Glenn Etienne, owner of Construction Engineering Solution LLC.


    “Teamwork” entails working together with others in a collaborative way so each person can contribute individual talents, thoughts and efforts in pursuit of a common goal. It means being alert and sensitive to others’ abilities, attitudes and feelings so as to interact well and draw out the best of each other.

  • SWCD accepting supervisor applications

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for an elected supervisor position. Ronnie James has held the supervisor position since 1987 and has decided not to run for re-election.

    An individual would serve as an elected district supervisor for a three-year term, beginning at the SWCD annual meeting on Feb. 27, 2018.

    If conservation of our soil, water and other related natural resources is an important priority with you this is your opportunity to make a difference.

  • Upcoming, Sept. 21

    Cancer support meeting Tuesday


    TELL CITY – A cancer support group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday in Education Room A at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Cancer survivors, cancer patients, family members and caregivers are welcome.


    Knits and Knots meeting Sept. 28


  • County, Can-Clay lease deal near


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Negotiations toward a lease agreement between Perry County and embattled Can-Clay Corp. are expected to conclude in the next few weeks.

    County commissioners, which have conducted the leg-work in the deal, announced Tuesday that documents would be signed once a meeting date has been set for the county redevelopment commission. A session has been slated for Oct. 10. The latter board will be responsible for the oversight of the lease and ensuring that the company agrees to terms.