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Today's News

  • Heritage Hills ousts Tell City

    BOONVILLE - Tell City won in No. 1 singles and doubles but lost to Heritage Hills 3-2 in the semifinals of the boys tennis sectional Thursday.

    Andy Chinn beat Zane Young 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 in No. 1 singles.

    Andy Kast and Greg Hollinden beat Landon Rickelman and Kyle Kaufman 6-4, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.

    Thus Chinn and Kast and Hollinden will advance to the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles sectionals at Jasper Tuesday or Wednesday.

    Heritage Hills won the other matches in straight sets.

  • Wolfpack defeats Cannelton

    CANNELTON - Cannelton improved its serving and offense but lost to Crawford County 25-21, 25-16, 25-12 Thursday.

    "We played very well," said Cannelton Coach Heather Daum. "We have been working more on conditioning and on our offense, whereas before in season we have concentrated on defense.

    "We were able to run several plays with a lot of back-row attacks. And we missed fewer serves than in other games."

    Jaci Garrett made eight spikes, including two kills, for Cannelton.

  • Wildcats outspike Perry Central

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central was unable to block Jasper's spikes and lost to the Wildcats 25-13, 25-14, 25-13 in volleyball Thursday.

    Megan Hedinger had the Commodores' only block against the Wildcats, who are ranked 10th in the state in the Class 3A coaches poll.

    Jessica Huber made seven kills and Hedinger added six for Perry Central.

    Tessa Lynch had eight assists and Sloan Harpenau had six.

    Harpenau served two aces. She and Hilarie Hahus each made six digs.

    Jasper won the junior varsity match 25-9, 25-14.

  • Mater Dei defense stops TC

    EVANSVILLE - Mater Dei did a good job receiving Tell City's serves and spikes and beat the Marksmen 25-17, 25-18, 25-13 in volleyball Thursday.

    "We were competitive all night - there were some long volleys," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. "We can play with them.

    "Their (back-row) defense is probably a lot better than our defense is right now. We're just getting to where we need to be.

    "But we blocked them more than they blocked us. And they're probably the best team we've played."

  • Vikings run past TC

    POSEYVILLE - North Posey scored eight touchdowns to defeat Tell City 56-21 in PAC football Friday.

    There were several bright spots for the Marksmen, though. They scored a season-high three touchdowns, including two by Trent Gunn in his second game back from a knee injury.

    Gunn scored on a 6-yard run in the second quarter and a 10-yard run in the third quarter. Dylan Froehlich kicked both extra points.

    Chris Martin scored the Marksmen's final touchdown on an 83-yard pass from Nick Kleaving in the fourth quarter.

  • Cannelton Fall Fest Oct. 28

    CANNELTON - The 63rd annual Parent-Teacher Organization Cannelton Fall Fest begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Cannelton Community Center.

    Admission is 25 cents if not in costume and an expanded concession stand will be available for families who would like to eat dinner at the event. Events include door prizes, games, raffle, cake walk and masquerade parade. Three winners will be named in four divisions, ages 5 and younger, ages 6 to 8, ages 9 to 11 and ages 12 and older.

  • Patoka Lake special events begin Friday

    PATOKA LAKE - Patoka Lake will hold its annual Autumn Getaway Weekend Friday and Saturday.

    Friday enjoy "friendship stew" at the modern campgrounds center shelterhouse. Bring canned goods to add to the soup at 5 p.m. and bring tableware, preferred drinks and snack items for vegetable soup at 7 p.m.

    Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday entertainment includes crafts, games and activities for all ages.

    Bring a white T-shirt for tie dying. Look for the tents by the playground near the modern campgrounds gatehouse. At 10 a.m. Janet Eger, district forester, will lead a forest walk.

  • Cannelton Heritage Festival Saturday

    CANNELTON - The Cannelton Heritage Festival will be held Saturday on Washington Street in Cannelton. A full schedule of activities is planned with food and vendor booths opening at 10 a.m.

    Several local musicians will perform throughout the day, featuring folk, blues, contemporary and original music.

    Children's activities include pumpkin painting, games and face painting.

    The Perry County Courthouse Museum, along with local churches, businesses and schools, will be open for tours. Guided walking historic and haunted-history tours will also be offered.

  • Tell City grad among Cosmo's top bachelors

    Residents can vote in magazine's contest

    TELL CITY - It took two phone calls for Steven Goodson to believe that he was really going to compete for Cosmopolitan magazine's 2008 Bachelor of the Year.

    He didn't believe the first phone call but after the second, Goodson decided to call the number back to see what was going on. After he got Cosmopolitan magazine's phone message, the 2001 Tell City High School graduate said he became a believer.

  • County surveyor's race contested

    Incumbent cites experience, other claims technological knowledge

    TELL CITY - The incumbent county surveyor and his challenger in the November election explained at a public forum Sept. 25 why voters should select them when completing their ballots. Democrat Glenn M. Etienne, 17435 S. Leopold Circle Road, Leopold, is challenging incumbent Republican Harold E. Lynch, 12224 North Street, St. Croix.