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Today's News

  • PC will try to contain Braves’ option attack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will face an up-and-down team with good size and speed when it hosts Tecumseh in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    The 2-2 Braves have averaged 51.0 points per game in their victories over 0-4 Wood Memorial and 1-3 Southside HomeSchool. But they have scored just one touchdown in each of their losses to 3-1 teams.
    “They’ve got some good size up front,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said Monday. “They’ll be bigger than we are on the offensive line.”

  • Tell City wins Eagle Classic

    NASHVILLE—Tell City placed all five of its scorers in the top 20 percent of the 135-runner field to win the Class A Eagle Classic boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 68 points to beat runner-up North Harrison by 14. Perry Central was ninth with 221 in the 19-team field.
    Tell City placed third and Perry Central fifth in the 14-team girls race.
    Freshman twins Leo and Thomas Simpson led the Marksman boys, with Leo placing fourth in 16:11.13 and Thomas fifth in 16:35.57.

  • Tell City 1st, PC 3rd in Lincoln Trail Invitational

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard was the individual winner but Tell City had five of the top 10 finishers and seven of the top 15 as it won the nine-team Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 33 points, 48 ahead of runner-up Evansville North. Perry Central was third with 93.
    Tell City finished fourth and Perry Central fifth among seven complete teams in the girls race.

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  • Family tailgate party Saturday in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – A family tailgate party is planned for Saturday in Cannelton. Organized by Chris and Tabitha Blake with Just a Little Bit Louder Karaoke and Entertainment, the event will be held at the Old Sunlight Motel property located at 111 Washington St.

  • Waupaca Foundry helps restore rescue trucks used on 9/11

    Waupaca, Wis. – Waupaca Foundry Inc., the world’s largest producer of ductile iron and gray iron castings, is part of the Sept. 11, 2001, history. Employees at Plant 4 in Marinette, Wis., manufactured a specialty order of torque plates, which will be used to restore and preserve two rescue vehicles used in emergency response at World Trade Center Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Following split vote, Troy officials table rezoning

    TROY – During September’s regular meeting of the Troy Town Council, citizens and representatives from KK Integrated Logistics Inc., were again present in regard to a rezoning ordinance proposed by the company.

  • Officials approve job change for office manager

    TELL CITY – The title “assistant superintendent” has been added to that of the county highway department’s office manager, but the county commissioners who authorized the change balked at a 15-percent pay raise requested with the change.

  • Aiming for the Ohio River’s monster carp

    BY Vince Luecke

    Jeremiah Coultas is part big-game sportsman and part monster hunter. But he’ll never have to trek to some exotic forest or African savanna for a prize catch. The Ohio River is full of trophies. Make that monsters. Monster Asian carp.

    It’s a Thursday night and before setting out from Grandview’s boat ramp, Coultas and his bowfishing partner for the night, Mitchell Terry, extract a pledge from the reporter accompanying them not to give up their exact hunting area.

  • Perry Central band earns fourth in first competition Director says better show was at exhibition previous week

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – “It probably wasn’t our best show so far, but it wasn’t bad for our first competition,” Andrea Clark said of the Perry Central Marching Commodores performance at Saturday’s Evansville Central Invitational.

    “We had a lot of problems with the amplification,” the band director said Tuesday. Microphones on some of the performers were too loud, she explained, calling that problem easy to fix.