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Today's News

  • Zellers – Rigby

    Kyla Michelle Zellers of Tell City and Benjamin Edward Rigby of Lowell announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kim and Michael Kent Zellers of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of Lynn and Ed Rigby of Waller, Texas.

    Miss Zellers is a 2009 graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She is a dental hygienist at Santa Claus Family Dentistry and the office of Dr. Fred Meister in Owensboro, Ky.

  • Kieser - Newton

    Natasha Kieser of Derby and D.J. Newton of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kenny and Susie Kieser of Derby. The groom-to-be is the son of Traci Newton of Tell City.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Twin Lakes Cedar Cabins in Derby. A reception will follow at the same location.

  • Goad – Garmer

    Rachel Goad and Michael Garmer were united in marriage during a morning ceremony April 26, 2014, at Highland Church of Christ in Johnson City, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of Dea Goad of Tell City and the late Ralph Goad.

    The groom is the son of Shawn and Jackie Garmer of Jonesborough, Tenn.

    The bride was given away by her brother, Bob Goad, in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Byron Paddock.

  • Northeast Dubois stops Tell City

    DUBOIS—Zach Fisher was Tell City’s only winner in a 4-1 boys tennis loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    Fisher beat Alex Bauer 6-0, 6-4 in No. 2 singles.
    The Jeeps’ Patrick Betz beat Jake Swihart 6-3, 6-2 in No. 1 singles and Case Eisenhut defeated Luke Thomas 6-1, 6-0 in No. 3 singles.
    The Jeeps also won both doubles matches in straight sets.
    Tristan Linne and Cayden Knies defeated Jeff Yeung and Kevin Yeung 6-4, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    Parker Zehr and Kaden Quinn beat Chandler Lacy and Jackson Ramsey 6-1, 6-3 in No. 2.

  • Orleans’ spikes overpower Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Orleans used a strong spiking attack to beat Cannelton 25-6, 25-12, 25-7 in volleyball Thursday.
    “They had one girl on their team that just pounded it,” said Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman.
    Despite those hard hits, Kelsey Marshall made six digs for Cannelton. “She did awesome,” said Chapman.
    Jordyn Vogt made three kills for Cannelton. Nicole Harris added two kills and three assists.
    Cannelton, 0-4, will host Whitesville Trinity Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

  • Titans outspike Marksmen in PAC volleyball match

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Untimely serving errors and an inconsistent kill attack hurt Tell City in a 26-24, 25-21, 25-22 PAC volleyball loss to Gibson Southern Thursday.
    Tell City led most of the first game, including 24-20. But the Titans served the next six points to win.
    The Marksmen made three consecutive bad serves and four out of five in a crucial stretch in the middle of the second game.
    The last bad serve put them behind 16-13. They tied the score once after that but never regained the lead.

  • Commodores spike Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Jordan Sprinkle made 13 kills and six blocks as Perry Central beat North Harrison 19-25, 25-15, 25-21, 20-25, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.
    Brittany Parker added 10 kills, Ryann Lynch nine, Maddie Hubert eight, and Grace James five.
    James had 32 assists.
    Hubert made four blocks and James three.
    The Commodores also had good back-row defense, with James making 29 digs, Parker 24, Hannah Edwards 19, and Hubert 13.
    James served five aces. Hubert added four and Casey James and Zosha Roberson each served two.

  • Patriots top Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Strong blocking by an experienced offensive line and a deep group of running backs helped Heritage Hills beat Tell City 56-7 in PAC football Friday.
    Heritage Hills Coach Todd Wilkerson said a more experienced line was a big reason the Patriots were able to outrush the Marksmen 265 yards to 81 yards despite having one fewer carry.
    “A lot of those kids played last year and went through growing pains,” he said of his linemen.

  • Commodores past Rangers

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central jumped to a 19-0 lead and held off Forest Park 31-12 in football Friday.
    Forest Park cut a 19-0 halftime lead to 19-12 with 11:52 left in the game.
    But soon after that Perry Central capitalized on a shanked Ranger punt that went 15 yards, stopping at the Ranger 36.
    Devin Martin ran around the left end for 15 yards, but the Commodores gained a total of just 2 yards on the next three plays.

  • Memorial blocks Marksmen

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City had trouble getting kills against Evansville Memorial’s strong blocking and digging and lost 25-21, 25-21, 26-24 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Emma Kohnert and Brenee Leibering led Tell City in kills with just five apiece. Natalie Peter had seven assists.
    Despite the lack of kills, “we played a lot better tonight,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We’re on the right track. Our passing was really good tonight.