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Today's News

  • Tell City 7th in relay meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With a small roster and about half the girls on the team new to competitive swimming, Tell City figured to struggle in its season-opening relay meet Saturday.
    And that’s what happened, as the Marksmen scored eight points to finish seventh in the seven-team meet.
    The Marksmen placed sixth in four relays, with Brea Haller, their only senior, swimming on three of them.
    Emma Armstrong, Sam Stephens, Haller and Maddie Rogers were sixth in the 200 medley relay in 2:34.33.

  • Tell City falls twice Saturday

    CORYDON—Tell City struggled to score in two girls basketball losses in Corydon’s tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 32.4 percent from the field, including just 3 of 15 from three-point range, in a 50-30 loss to Providence.
    Katie Goffinet led the Marksmen with 12 points on 5 of 10 field-goal shooting, including 2 of 5 from three-point range.
    Chloe Carman added seven points and four steals.
    Kammie Jo Hayes grabbed six rebounds but the Marksmen got outrebounded 36-18.

  • 2 hot shooters lead Lions past Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Abby Guidy and Katie Thompson combined for 47 points as Rock Creek Academy beat Cannelton 79-62 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “They’ve got two girls that can really play,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “No. 12 (Thompson) is a real good three-point shooter.
    “And No. 24 (Guidy) could penetrate real well. We had trouble rotating over and couldn’t stop her penetration.”
    Guidy hit 2 of 2 from three-point range and 10 of 19 from the field overall as she scored 25 points.

  • Noland leads PC girls past South Spencer

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Freshman Bree Noland had a game-high 17 points and 11 rebounds as Perry Central beat South Spencer 57-46 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Noland, a 5-foot-10 forward making her first varsity start, “hurt us a lot,” said South Spencer Coach Jason Mayes. “We put some emphasis on her at halftime and then she came out on fire again in the third quarter.”

  • Holiday greenery has some forgotten symbolism

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Holiday greenery has a history that goes well beyond the Victorian Christmas tree we gather around today.

    Most of the holiday greenery we use to decorate dates back to the pagan holidays of the Romans and northern Europeans when certain plants were chosen for their symbolic powers of restoration and protection.

  • Electric board meeting Monday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Electric Department Board of Directors will meet a day earlier than normal next week due to scheduling conflicts. The board will meet at 6 p.m. Mo y, Nov. 20, in the electric department building at 601 Main St.

    On the agenda is an update from Monday’s city council special meeting during which the council voted to approve a rate increase. See Page 1A for a story on it. A closed executive session meeting is also planned.

  • Chamber plans holiday retail promotions, giveaways

    PERRY COUNTY – With the holiday season just around the corner, the Perry County Chamber of Commerce is inviting all businesses to join the chamber in its 2017 Hometown Holiday Retail Promotion.  The promotion begins Dec. 2 and ends Dec. 22. Participating businesses will decorate a box to place in their store where shoppers receive one entry for every purchase in store.

  • Small Business Saturday coming Nov. 25

    PERRY COUNTY – Created in 2010, Small Business Saturday serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the United States. The Perry County Chamber of Commerce encourages the community, and surrounding communities to support Small Business Saturday either as a participating business or simply as a shopper. On Nov. 25 and throughout the years – remember to shop small businesses – shop local.

  • Carson Wayne Briggeman

    Jack and Tara Briggeman of Columbus, Ohio, announce the birth of a son, Carson Wayne Briggeman, on June 5, 2017. He was born at Ohio State University Hospital, weighing 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bill and Vicki Gebhard and Harry and Kim Hawkins, all of Tell City. Great grandparents are Charles “Junie” and Geraldine “Gerry” George of Tell City and the late Chester and Helen Gebhard, the late Glenward “Jack” and Maureen Briggeman and the late James and Delores Hawkins.

  • Mark and Carolyn Lindauer

    Mark and Carolyn Lindauer of Cannelton will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary Nov. 17. The couple was married Nov. 17, 1982, at Calvary Church in Troy.

    They have three children, Adam Lindauer of Gentryville, Thomas Lindauer of Tell City and Melissa Cronin of Cannelton. Their grandchildren are Jordan Lindauer, Ryder Lindauer, Julia Williams, Bryce Lindauer, Melanie Cronin and Abel Cronin.

    Carolyn, the former Carolyn Vinson, is employed at Abbco.