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Today's News

  • Sprinkle signs with Trevecca Nazarene

    VINCENNES—Vincennes University sophomore Jordan Sprinkle signed Wednesday to continue her volleyball career with NCAA Division II Trevecca Nazarene, a Nashville, Tenn., university.
    Sprinkle is a middle blocker/opposite hitter from Bristow and played her high school ball for Perry Central.
    She saw action in all 38 matches for the Trailblazers last fall and recorded 134 sets, 90 block assists, 100 solo blocks and only 59 service errors. All of those marks rank in the top 50 in the NJCAA.

  • Marksmen hold off Rebels

    REO—Tell City swept all three places in every individual distance race to beat South Spencer 72-59 in boys track Wednesday.
    Elliot Reed won the 1600-meter run in 5:44 and the 3200 in 12:13.
    Chase Beckort placed second in those races in 5:45.54 and 12:15 and Nate Kaiser was third in both in 5:45.69 and 12:17.
    In the 800 Seth Vaquero won in 2:17.34, Leo Simpson was second in 2:17.54, and Thomas Simpson was third in 2:18.
    Devin Newton, Alec Stahly, Drew Ettensohn and Will Simpson won the 1600 relay in 3:43.54.

  • Perry Central’s girls win triangular meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Claire Davis and Payton Emmons each won two individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 80 points, Crawford County 49, and Paoli 29.
    Davis won both throwing events, tossing the shot 33 feet, 4 1/2 inches and the discus 99 feet, 2 inches.
    Emmons won both hurdles races, taking the 100 highs in 16.53 seconds and the 300 lows in 53.48.
    Ryann Lynch won the 800 run in 2:56 and also ran on two winning relays.

  • Commodores gain victory with depth

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With some of its top athletes sidelined with minor injuries, Perry Central used its depth to win a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 68 points, Paoli 64, and Crawford County 35.
    Perry Central’s top distance runner, Marcus Graham, did not run due to a slight case of plantar fascitis.
    But John Bashor, Greg Baize, Logan Hubert and Chase James still won the 3200-meter relay in 9:09.
    Bashor also won the 800 run in 2:16.

  • Vicki and David Dickenson

    Vicki and David Dickenson of Tell City celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary April 15 with a family dinner celebration. They were married April 11, 1992 at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. They have a son, Cole Dickenson, 15.

    David is employed at Best Home Furnishings and Vicki is employed at Owensboro Health. Mrs. Dickenson is the former Vicki Sutcliffe.

  • Jean and Arch Kellems

    Arch and Jean Kellems, married April 7, 1947, in Leopold.

    The Kellems, long time residents of El Cajon, Calif., celebrated their 70th anniversary Saturday, April 7.

  • Community teens research careers at ASPIRE event
  • A salute to emergency 911 dispatchers
  • Cannelton to offer free lunch program June 5 to July 21

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to those over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved education program for the mentally or physically disabled.

    Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children. There will be no discrimination in the course of meal service.

  • Syrian strike an abandonment of policy BRIAN D. GRAY

     

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    I see it already, Republicans going after former President Barack Obama to be the blame for this past week’s gas attack on Syrian civilians by Syrian president Assad.