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Today's News

  • Grand slam propels North Posey past Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—North Posey used two home runs, one a grand slam, to beat Perry Central 6-2 in a Class 2A softball sectional first-round game Monday.
    Perry Central took a 2-1 lead with an unearned run in the fifth inning.
    Savannah Alvey reached base on an error by the shortstop to start the inning.
    After a pop-up to the first baseman, Madison Guillaume hit into a fielder’s choice for the second out. She then stole second base and scored on Catie Hauser’s single up the middle.

  • Vikings pound out win over Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Hard hitting, pretty good control pitching and decent defense was the winning combination for North Posey again Tuesday as the Vikings beat Tell City 10-0 in the softball sectional semifinals.
    The Vikings had 15 hits, including a big home run for the second day in a row.
    “They are one of the best hitting teams we’ve faced,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “They hit the heck out of the ball the first time we played them too.

  • Underhill regional champion in discus

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central’s Brynnan Underhill won the discus competition in the girls track regional Tuesday.
    Teammate Payton Emmons also qualified for the state meet by placing third in the 100-meter hurdles.
    Underhill threw the discus 115 feet, 2 inches to beat runner-up Ashley Lyninger of New Albany by 1 inch.
    Underhill’s throw was 6 feet, 6 inches farther than her sectional championship throw, though it was 2 feet, 6 inches short of her personal best set in the PLAC meet.

  • Tell City shuts out Rangers in opener

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Morgan Schuetter pitched a two-hitter and Tell City scored five runs in the first inning to beat Forest Park 5-0 in a Class 2A softball sectional first-round game Monday.
    This was Tell City’s first victory in a sectional game since defeating North Posey in the semifinals five years ago.
    The game was basically decided in the first inning.
    Hayley Fackler led off the bottom of that inning with a single to right-center field for Tell City.

  • Perry Central Art Show finalists
  • Memorial Day needs to mean something to all of us

    KARL HERZOG

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    The soldiers of the war need no explanation; they can join in commemorating a soldier’s death with feelings of kind, whether they fell toward them or beside them.

    But Memorial Day needs to mean something to all of us. The 4th of July, I believe, we rejoice more as a whole because of our moral and civil independence.

    I remember a time as a scoutmaster, one boy did not believe Memorial Day was set a side to remember the one’s who gave of themselves. A deep shame indeed.

  • Cannelton students mark high-school graduation milestone
  • Church News; May 26

    Knits and Knots meeting June 2

     

    TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children?

    Take your needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn.

    The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.

     

    Cancer support meeting Tuesday

     

  • Averie Lain Harris

    Whitney and Ryan Harris of Evansville announce the birth of their daughter, Averie Lain Harris.

    She was born Aug. 27, 2015, at 5:09 p.m. at St. Mary’s in Evansville. She weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    She was welcomed home by her big sister, Addison, 9.

    Maternal grandparents are Tracy and James Braun of Evansville. Paternal grandparents are Lisa and Jerry Harris of Cannelton. Great-grandparents are Janice and Kenneth Braun and Doris and the late Jack McKim.

    The mother is the former Whitney Braun.

  • St. Paul’s senior class