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Today's News

  • WGS accused of reneging on promises to Troy

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    TROY – The town of Troy’s agreement with WGS Global Services to provide electrical equipment for a new warehouse in the community will now be voided because the contract, sent by the town in July, was never returned, according to town officials.

    WGS was to make its first payment by Sept. 10 to compensate Troy Electric Utility for $135,000 in equipment and services. The company failed to do so, voiding, at least in the eyes of city leaders, the contract.

  • Lawsuit prompts dealer to take action in warrant dispute

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – After a lawsuit was filed, the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department will apparently finally get a service contract for a pickup truck it purchased in March 2015.

    Perry County Recreation Director Greg Hendershot reported to the parks board in January that Sternberg Chrysler Center, from whom the parks department purchased the 2014 Dodge Ram pickup, told him that there was no warranty on the truck because it originated in Canada.

  • Select Troy households asked to participate in income survey

    TROY – The Town of Troy is conducting an income survey to help establish their status of eligibility as leaders apply for grants through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.  This survey is needed in order to allow the Town of Troy to apply for grant funds to repair water issues.

  • Lawalin leads Tell City in girls golf sectional

    JASPER—Tell City didn’t have enough players for a team score, but its returnees improved their scores from last year in the girls golf sectional Saturday.
    Alex Lawalin shot 115 to lead Tell City and fellow senior Kyra Gentry shot 123.
    Freshman Taylor Goffinet shot 127.
    Kenzie Burgess, Tell City’s fourth player, had to leave after the 16th hole for a band competition.

  • Weedman helps Otters win Frontier League

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    O’FALLON, Mo. – Tell City graduate Shane Weedman was the winning pitcher in relief as the Evansville Otters beat the River City Rascals 13-7 in Game 3 of the Frontier League baseball playoff finals Saturday.
    That gave the Otters a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series. They went on to win the series in five games, capping it with a 1-0 victory Monday.

  • Commodores pommel Eagles

    LANESVILLE—Perry Central used a balanced spiking attack to defeat Lanesville 25-12, 25-16, 25-23 in volleyball Monday.
    Abby Reed made nine kills, Terissa Roark eight, Payton Emmons seven, and Ryann Lynch four.
    Addy Davis had 11 assists and Kirstyn Linne added 10.
    Roark made two blocks and Emmons and Latisha James each added one.
    Ryann Lynch made nine digs, Courtney Berger seven, and Brooke Lasher five.

  • Hayes returns as Tell City wins invitational

    TELL CITY—Kammie Jo Hayes made 16 kills in her return to the lineup as Tell City won both matches in its three-team volleyball round-robin Saturday.
    Hayes, who had been sidelined nine days with a knee injury, made seven kills in a 25-11, 25-19 win over South Central and nine kills in a 25-15, 25-17 victory over North Harrison.
    Emma Kohnert made eight kills against South Central, including the 1,000th of her varsity career.
    Rachel Malone had eight assists that match and Emily Hagedorn added seven.

  • Dauby top junior in Crawford meet

    MARENGO—Elizabeth Dauby won the junior girls title but Perry Central did not have enough runners for a team score in Crawford County’s girls cross country invitational Saturday.
    Alex Blankenship placed 29th in the freshman-sophomore girls race to lead Tell City to 12th place overall among 21 teams.
    A junior-senior race and a separate freshman-sophomore race were run. Then the top five times from each  team in both races combined were added to determine a team score.
    Medals were awarded to the top 15 runners in each class.

  • Schank, Southridge to visit Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tucker Schank, son of Tell City Athletic Hall of Famer Dave Schank, is carrying on his father’s tradition of excellence. But unfortunately for Tell City, he is doing it for Southridge.
    Dave Schank played football and baseball and wrestled for Tell City and became the first Marksman to make all-conference in three sports as a senior in 1985-86.

  • Tell City serves its way past Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton had trouble breaking Tell City’s serves and lost to the Marksmen 25-10, 25-9, 25-12 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Cannelton trailed only 8-6 in the second game before MaKaylee Buntin served 11 consecutive points to put Tell City in control.
    Emma Kohnert made a free-ball kill for one of those points and Buntin ended the streak with an ace before making a bad serve.