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Today's News

  • Case Alvin Toothman

    Nathan and Melissa Toothman of Mount Pleasant an-nounce the birth of their son, Case Alvin Toothman, Friday, April 19, 2013, at St. Mary’s in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Toothman is the former Melissa Schatz. Case has one older brother, Parker, 1.
    Grandparents are Mark and Marja Schatz of Siberia and Danny and Patty Toothman of Magnet.
    Great-grandparents are Marilynn Sonderman and Bob and Janell Pfeifer.

  • Avery Grace Martin

    Jason and Susan Martin of Ferdinand announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Grace Martin, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Martin is the former Susan Keller. Avery has three older brothers, Eli and Owen, 6, and Isaac, 2.
    Grandparents are Joseph and Beverly Keller of Tell City, Mary Beth Martin of Haysville and Bill Martin of Ferron, Utah.
    Great-grandparents are Catherine Keller of Tell City and the late Otto Keller and Herman and Joyce Peters.

  • Haag – Hahus

    Krystle Haag and Leonard Hahus of Leopold announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Kimberly Haag (Ziegelgruber) of Fishers and Anthony Haag of Martinsville.
    She is a 2004 graduate of Jasper High School and a May 2013 graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine with a doctorate degree.
    She will begin a pediatric residency program in Springfield, Ill., in June.

  • Kellems – Sillings

    Felicia Jean Kellems of Cannelton and Brandon Lynn Sillings of Leavenworth announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Eddie and Michele Kellems of Cannelton. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and is currently a student.
    Mr. Sillings is the son of Scott and Hallie Denise Sillings of Leavenworth. He is a graduate of Crawford County High School and is a soldier and a welder.
    The wedding is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013. The ceremony is by invitation only.

  • Former Cannelton Schools superintendent behind bars

    SHREVEPORT, La. – Former Cannnelton City Schools Superintendent Marion “Al” Chapman is behind bars. The News learned Monday afternoon that Chapman, who faces criminal and civil cases, was taken into custody in Louisiana, where he was believed to have been living.

    After a six-month investigation initiated by Indiana State Police, Perry County Prosecutor Rod Acchiardo announced in January that criminal charges were filed against Chapman. He faces two counts of theft, both Class C felonies, and two counts of official misconduct, Class D felonies.

  • Boonville edges Marksmen 3-2

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won two singles matches but lost to Boonville 3-2 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Cassie Bryant beat Macy Dimmett 6-2, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Kelsey Gowers defeated Kailey Koop 6-1, 6-0 for the Marksmen’s victories.
    “Cassie and Kelsey played very well,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.
    Boonville’s Mired Bontigui defeated Addie Peter 6-2, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.
    The Pioneers also won both doubles matches. Abi Gober and Ashley Johnson beat Megan Teague and Mercedes Mendez 6-4, 6-1 in No. 1.

  • Corydon shuts out Tell City

    CORYDON—Tell City cut its errors but remained offensively challenged in an 11-0 girls softball loss to Corydon Wednesday.
    The Marksmen committed just two errors, their lowest total in their last seven games.
    But they had only two hits as they were shut out for the ninth time in their last 13 games.
    Infield singles by Stori Beard and Sydney Goffinet were the Marksmen’s only hits.
    But they struck out only four times.
    Bailey Sandage pitched the first 3 1/3 innings for Tell City to take the loss. She walked four and struck out two.

  • PC slugs Lanesville 6-2

    LANESVILLE—Sydney Goffinet and Brittany Parker hit home runs over the fence as Perry Central defeated Lanesville 6-2 in girls softball Wednesday.
    Goffinet drove in three runs, including two with her third homer of the season over the right-center-field fence in the fifth inning.
    Parker hit a solo homer, her first ever over the fence, in the second inning.
    She, Morgan Richardson and Heather Hendricks each had two of Perry Central’s nine hits.

  • Bulldogs beat Grace

    NORTONVILLE, Ky.—Bryce Garrett pitched a one-hitter as Cannelton beat Grace 12-1 in baseball Thursday.
    Garrett struck out nine and walked three.
    “Bryce threw pretty well—he threw strikes,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Cannelton led only 2-0 going into the fifth inning but then exploded for 10 runs.
    “The first four innings we really struggled (hitting),” said Mike Garrett.
    “Then we loaded the bases in the fifth and they changed pitchers, and the second guy didn’t throw as hard.”

  • Marksmen jump on Washington early

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 10 runs in the first two innings en route to a 14-4 baseball win over Washington Friday.
    The Marksmen’s offense has been strong all year, as they are averaging 8.4 runs per game.
    But “the big thing is we’ve now had four consecutive nicely pitched games,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson.
    The Marksmen lost some high scoring games early because their pitchers had trouble throwing strikes. But Rhett Baumeister struck out seven and walked only three as he pitched a complete game for the win Friday.