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Today's News

  • Sprinkle propels PC past Rangers

    FERDINAND—Jordan Sprinkle made 25 kills and four blocks as Perry Central defeated Forest Park 25-15, 19-25, 25-12, 25-8 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Maddie Hubert added 10 kills, Brittany Parker seven, and Grace James six. James had 39 assists and two blocks.
    Parker made 20 digs, Hannah Edwards 14, Hubert 12, James 11, and Zosha Roberson eight.
    Casey James served four aces.
    Perry Central went 0-3 in a tourney at Boonville Saturday, losing to Northview 25-10, 25-21, to Barr-Reeve 26-24, 25-9, and to sectional rival Mater Dei 24-26, 25-22, 15-4.

  • Swihart makes All-PAC again

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior Jake Swihart was elected to the All-PAC boys tennis team Monday for the second year in a row.
    Swihart was selected to the nine-man team in voting by league coaches.
    He joins Mike Rea (1982-83), Sean Risse (2006-07) and Anjan Kashyab (2009-12) as the only Tell City boys to make all-conference more than once.
    Swihart played No. 1 singles in all but one match for the Marksmen this season and went 6-2 in the conference and 13-6 overall.

  • Titans tough team to prepare for

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern, which will visit Tell City in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m., is a tough opponent to prepare for because of its variety of weapons.
    The 6-1 Titans run a “zone-read” offense, said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson. “They have a single back with the quarterback in the gun and he’s reading the back-side linemen or linebackers.”

  • Young Blackhawks to visit Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Springs Valley, featuring a young, predominantly running team, will visit Perry Central in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Blackhawks are 1-5 under first-year coach Justin Scheller and have only four seniors on their roster. Only two of them start on offense and only one on defense.
    “They’re young,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “But they’ve got some athletes and they’ve got some size on offense.”

  • Perry Central takes PLAC meets

    MARENGO—Perry Central claimed the team title and the individual title in both PLAC varsity cross country meets Saturday.

  • Simpson, Tell City dominate PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Leo Simpson won with one of Tell City’s best times ever and the Marksmen had six boys make all-conference as they won the PAC boys cross country meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen also took the girls team title and turned in a perfect score in the junior high boys meet.
    Simpson, a freshman, won the varsity boys race in 15:54. The Hoosier Heights Country Club 5-kilometer course record for a runner in any grade is 5:37 by Evansville Central’s Stan Temme in 1981.

  • Pet of the week

    ASH and CHLOE were born at the shelter July 3 prior to going into foster care. Ash is a little black male kitten and his sister, Chloe, is a black and white female.

    They are awaiting their forever homes since their brother and mother were adopted a few weeks ago. To meet Ash or Chloe, contact the Perry County Animal Shelter to arrange a meet and greet.

    All cats are feline leukemia negative, have been spayed or neutered, received the full series of booster and rabies vaccines and dewormer and received flea and tick preventive.

  • Bristow Christian Church service rescheduled to 9 a.m. Sunday

    BRISTOW – Due to the Bristow Octoberfest planned for Sunday, services at Bristow Christian Church will be moved to 9 a.m.

  • First United Methodist announces new hours

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church has new office hours.

    Effective immediately, office hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon Friday.

  • Blessing of the animals Saturday, Oct. 18

    CANNELTON – Cannelton United Methodist Church will host a blessing of the animals at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the church parking lot at Taylor and Third streets in Cannelton.

    All animals are welcome and must be leashed or under control at all times. The public is welcome to attend.