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Today's News

  • Cougars nip TC in defensive battle

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys soccer team played its best defensive game ever but lost to North Harrison 1-0 Thursday.
    “Their goal actually shouldn’t have been a goal,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “One of our players accidentally knocked it in. He was trying to block it and it glanced off his shin guard and in.”
    That goal did not come until nearly 17 minutes into the second half. And Tell City finished with more shots on goal than the Cougars, 13 to 10.

  • Cannelton loses two matches

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley outspiked Cannelton for a 25-8, 25-11, 25-7 volleyball win Wednesday.
    Caressa Sloss led Cannelton with two kills.
    Nicole Harris served seven points and had two assists and two digs.
    April Terry served three points and Sloss and Chloe Davis each made one block.
    Orleans beat Cannelton 25-12, 25-10, 25-11 Thursday.
    Harris served five points and had four assists, two kills and one block for Cannelton.

  • Cougars defeat Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 25 bad serves in a 25-22, 25-12, 25-20 volleyball loss to North Harrison Thursday.
    Abby Reed led Perry Central’s balanced spiking attack with eight kills. Ryann Lynch added seven, Brooke Mullis and Terissa Roark five apiece, and Addy Davis four.
    Kirstyn Linne had 13 assists and Davis added 12.
    Mullis made 14 digs, Lynch eight, Roark seven, and Davis six.
    Mullis and Payton Emmons each made one block.
    No one served more than one ace for the Commodores.
    North Harrison won the JV match 25-23, 25-16.

  • Marksmen spike Titans

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 14 kills and five blocks - four solo - as Tell City beat Gibson Southern 25-14, 25-13, 22-25, 28-26 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 10 kills and Madison Mathena made three.
    Rachel Malone had 16 assists and Emily Hagedorn added 13.
    Morgan Schuetter led the Marksmen in digs with 14 and Hayes added 10. Mathena made four blocks.
    Malone served 13 points with four aces. Schuetter served three aces and Hagedorn served 11 points.

  • Commodores can’t move ball; fall 20-2

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—A sub-par performance on offense negated another strong Perry Central defensive performance in a 20-2 football loss to Forest Park Friday.
    For the second consecutive week Perry Central held its opponent under 200 yards of total offense.
    But the Rangers took advantage of four Perry Central turnovers that gave them some short-field situations and stopped Perry Central drives.
    The Rangers’ first touchdown came on a 71-yard drive after a Perry Central punt.

  • Patriots pull away from Tell City 20-3

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—Coming off a 20-7 victory over Perry Central the week before, Tell City appeared to have early momentum against Heritage Hills Friday, moving the ball and taking a 3-0 lead.
    However, Heritage Hills rallied to beat the Marksmen 20-3 in PAC football.

  • Honest Abe craft beer fest Sept. 10

    LINCOLN CITY – A Sept. 10 craft beer festival will showcase locally made brews and help mark Spencer County’s celebration of Indiana’s bicentennial. There will also be a strong Perry County connection to the day’s activities.

  • Venison workshop Sept. 14

    LEOPOLD – There will be a venison-processing workshop Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Perry Central High School in Leopold.

    Topics will include demonstrations of complete deer processing, including skinning, butchering and packaging techniques, quick and easy venison recipes and food safety and deer meat health.

    Purdue Extension educators will butcher and prepare a deer for participants to taste. This program is for the experience or novices.

    Reservations are requested. For questions or to make a reservation, call (812) 547-7084.

  • King-Schipp

    Stephanie King and Nathan Schipp, of Evanston, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Barb and Dave King of Santa Claus. The future groom is the son of Sue and Gary Schipp of Ferdinand.

    The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Western Kentucky University. She is currently employed as a medical assistant at One Health OBGYN Clinic in Owensboro, Ky.

  • Feed the rescue horses event coming Sept. 17

    TELL CITY – On Sept. 17, Horse Rescue South will take their rescue horses to Orschlen’s Farm & Home Store in Tell City. The event will start at 10 a.m. There will also be a bouncing house from Toolman Tim, wagon rides provided by Silsa Quick and TAG Balloonist Group’s Ann Lockner and Betty Jones.