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Today's News

  • Blue Bridge prep work near its end

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Prep work for painting the KY 2262 Ohio River “Blue Bridge” in downtown Owensboro, Ky., continues with overnight closures of the bridge. 

  • Leadership Perry County
  • Bills pass $3 million mark

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Recycling district adds site in Derby

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Emmons, Theis set school records as Perry Central romps to PLAC title

    MITCHELL—Payton Emmons and Jillian Theis set school records as Perry Central cruised to the PLAC junior high girls track title Saturday.

  • 10-run 2nd inning carries Wolfpack past Tell City

    TELL CITY—Crawford County scored 10 second-inning runs to beat Tell City 10-4 in a rain-shortened girls softball game Tuesday.
    Crawford County had only four hits in five innings. But the Wolfpack took advantage of six walks, two errors and two wild pitches in their big inning.
    The good news for the Marksmen, though, is they are starting to hit better. Jessie Wheatley went 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs to lead their six-hit attack.
    She raised her season batting average to .500 (6 for 12).

  • Hornets outhit Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Hancock County scored in each of the first six innings to beat Cannelton 10-2 in baseball Monday.
    “We just gave up too many two-out runs,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We’d make a couple of nice plays to get two outs and then we’d give up a run on a hit, an error or a passed ball.”
    Hancock County outhit the Bulldogs 12-3 and committed no errors to the Bulldogs’ three.

  • Bluejackets edge PC 2-1

    MITCHELL—Mitchell’s two unearned runs in the first inning stood up as the Blue-jackets beat Perry Central 2-1 in a PLAC baseball pitching duel Tuesday.
    Tanner Cassidy pitched a complete game for Perry Central, giving up only five singles, walking only one, and striking out five.
    But the Commodores committed two of their three errors in the first inning, allowing Mitchell to score its runs.
    Mitchell played errorless ball and Perry Central had only four hits despite striking out only four times.

  • Wagner Butler’s swim MVP

    INDIANAPOLIS—Freshman Amanda Wagner was named Butler University’s 2012-13 wo-men’s swim team’s Most Valuable Performer at the team’s awards banquet last month.
    Wagner is a 2012 Tell City graduate and is a pre-pharmacy major at Butler.
    During her first season at Butler, she was a member of two record-breaking relay teams.
    Both records, the 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay, were broken during the Atlantic 10 Conference meet in February. Wagner swan the breaststroke leg on both of them.

  • Goffinet KWC’s female Athlete of Year 2nd time

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Lauren Goffinet of Tell City was named Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Female Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row at the school’s all-sports awards reception April 26.
    Goffinet, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School, was a senior guard and the captain of the Panthers’ women’s basketball team. She helped the team to its first Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division championship and its second NCAA Division II tourney bid.