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  • District 74 hopefuls pledge collaboration


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD – Continuing from last issue’s summary of last week’s District 74 forum at Perry Central Tuesday, Oct. 4, the following represents a summary of the second half of the event. Democrat Larry Kleeman and Republican Lloyd Arnold fielded several questions throughout the evening focusing on issues important to the rural communities that dominate the district.

  • Candidate forum generates debate on TIF merits


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Quality of life pertaining to those living in Perry County were a common theme that seemingly bound county council candidates as each fielded questions during Wednesday evening’s political forum. However, there were contrasts in individual views about how the county could do better on that front, and how tax money could be better spent, especially as it pertains to the economic benefits and impacts of tax increment financing.

  • Bulldogs fall to South Central

    CANNELTON—Cannelton couldn’t get its spiking attack going in a 25-20, 25-20, 25-8 volleyball loss to South Central Thursday.
    “We seemed to struggle with setting it up, but we did a good job digging up what they hit over at us,” said Cannelton Coach Julie Harris.
    Mackenzie Reed made four digs and Caressa Sloss and Nicole Harris each added three. Sloss made four blocks.
    April Terry served eight points for Cannelton. Sloss and Chloe Davis each added five and Reed and Harris each served three.

  • No. 10 Blackhawks down Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Springs Valley, ranked 10th in the state in Class A, beat Perry Central 26-24, 25-17, 25-21 Thursday to remain undefeated in PLAC volleyball.
    Abby Reed made eight kills, Terissa Roark seven, Addy Davis four, and Ryann Lynch three for Perry Central. Davis had 15 assists.
    Roark made three blocks and Davis, Payton Emmons and Latisha James each added two.
    Brooke Mullis made 12 digs, Lynch 10, Reed six, Davis five, and Brooke Lasher four.
    Lynch, Mullis and Roark each served two aces.
    Springs Valley won the JV match 25-21, 25-11.

  • Marksmen outspike Paoli

    PAOLI—Emma Kohnert made 17 kills and seven blocks - three solos - as Tell City beat Paoli 25-21, 25-18, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 11 kills. Rachel Malone had 16 assists and Emily Hagedorn added 10.
    Emili Stephens made three blocks and Hayes, Malone and Natalie Sanders each added two.
    Morgan Schuetter made 20 digs, Hayes 18, and MaKaylee Buntin 12.
    Hayes served 11 points, Malone nine, and Hagedorn seven, with Malone getting two aces.

  • Jeeps shut out Tell City

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City held Northeast Dubois scoreless for nearly 19 minutes but lost to the Jeeps 6-0 in the boys soccer sectional semifinals Wednesday.
    The Jeeps had beaten Tell City 9-0 just six days earlier, but they did not score until 21:03 left in the first half of this game.
    “The first 10 or 15 minutes we had good ball control and we had some good shots,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe.

  • TC native on relay that swims English Channel

    DOVER, UK – Columbus resident and Tell City native Eric Bradley completed a four-person swim relay crossing of the English Channel Sept. 23.

  • Titans look like No. 1 in beating Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern put the game away with a 42-point second quarter to beat Tell City 63-7 in PAC football Friday.
    “I thought we played pretty tough the first quarter,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “Then there was about a four-minute span where we gave up 28 points.
    “Some mistakes hurt us (in that stretch). We can’t turn the ball over against a good team like that.”

  • Springs Valley nips Perry Central in OT

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Springs Valley scored on a 7-yard run on third down of overtime to beat Perry Central 27-21 in overtime in PLAC football Friday.
    Springs Valley won the coin toss to start overtime and elected to play defense first.
    On first down from the 10, Perry Central’s short pass was incomplete.
    On second down Clint Payne ran 3 yards. On the next play the Commodores fumbled the snap and Payne fell on it, losing 2 yards.

  • Tell City 2nd in state meet

    CARMEL—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 42 among 340 runners as the Marksmen placed second in the small-school state middle-school cross country meet Saturday.
    Batesville won the 39-team meet with 68 points. Tell City scored 106 and Immaculate Heart of Mary was third with 124.
    Kaden Chestnut placed third in 9:57.5 and Nigel Kaiser fifth in 10:04.6 to lead the Marksmen.
    Alec Kaufman was 35th in 10:41, Lewis Kaufman 40th in 10:43.1, and Coy Hammack 42nd in 10:44.0.