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Today's News

  • Kohnert, Marksmen kill Huskies

    EVANSVILLE—Emma Kohnert made 20 kills as Tell City beat Evansville North 17-25, 26-24, 25-23, 18-25, 17-15 in a season-opening volleyball match Monday.
    Freshman Kammie Jo Hayes added 10 kills and Mary Steen made eight.
    Emily Hagedorn had 18 assists and Rachel Malone added 17 to aid the hitters.
    Hagedorn and Madison Schuetter each made 10 digs and MaKaylee Buntin added eight.
    Tell City did a good job digging overall, as no one made more than eight kills for North.
    Buntin served 13 points for Tell City and Schuetter served two aces.

  • Tell City team quick but small, young

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City graduated probably its fastest football player ever last spring but may be faster overall this season.
    “We lost our absolute quickest kid (running back Elliott Brown, who set several school records including career rushing yards), but I think the guys we have are pretty quick,” said Coach Ronnie Robinson.
    Even “our linemen are fairly quick,” he said.

  • Commodores have talented starters

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s football team will feature talented starting lineups both ways, including numerous returnees at the skill positions.
    The Commodores have eight lettermen returning, and most of them are two-way starters.
    But “a lack of experience on the line and a lack of depth overall” concern Coach Greg Gibson.

  • Perry Central’s ace serves beat Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team made 11 bad serves in a three-game match Tuesday.
    But when the Commodores got them in, Cannelton had trouble handling them. Twenty-seven went for aces as the Commodores won 25-17, 25-6, 25-8.
    Ryann Lynch served six aces, Maddie Hubert and Payton Emmons five apiece, and Terissa Roark and Courtney Berger four apiece.

  • March of Dimes
  • Season’s first human West Nile virus case reported

    INDIANAPOLIS – The first human case of West Nile virus infection in Indiana has been reported in Huntington County, State health officials announced today. Hoosiers are encouraged to take steps to protect themselves from West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases.

    In addition, mosquitoes in 27 counties have tested positive for the virus so far in 2015, including Perry and Crawford. However, West Nile virus may be circulating in all 92 Indiana counties and Hoosiers should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites.

  • Torch Relay participants sought

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development announced the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is now accepting torchbearer nominations from the public. Torchbearer nominations recognize Hoosiers who demonstrate exceptional public service, excellence in their profession, acts of heroism or volunteer service to their neighborhood, community, region or state.

    The online nomination form is available at www.indiana2016.org/torchrelay/nomination-forms/.

  • GAB’s Tell City Clean Sweep benefits city, nonprofits

    TELL CITY  – German American’s Tell City Clean Sweep was held  Saturday, July 18.

    Ten local non-profit organizations participated in a 2-hour city-wide clean up to pick up trash in and around Tell City. 

    The event started and ended at German American’s Tell City Main Street Office located at 645 Main Street.

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