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Today's News

  • Harpenau leads Commodores to victory

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 12 kills and 16 digs as Perry Central beat Corydon 25-18, 26-24, 25-12 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Harpenau made 32 spike attempts and 26 were good.
    Sydney Goffinet and Brittany Parker each added six kills and Grace James made five.
    James had 25 assists.
    Goffinet and Madeline Hubert each made three blocks and Jordan Sprinkle added two.
    Backing Harpenau in digs were James with nine, Parker with seven, and Hannah Edwards with six.
    Parker served four aces and Edwards and Goffinet each added three.

  • Commodores counting on speed vs. Forest Park

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson hopes his team’s speed will give it the advantage in Friday’s 7 p.m. football game with Forest Park.
    Forest Park lost to Gibson Southern 60-0 in last week’s season opener.
    While acknowledging that “Gibson Southern is really good,” Gibson also mentioned that the Rangers “had trouble with Gibson Southern’s speed at times, and I think that’s a good thing for us.

  • Archaeology Month starts Sunday; theme centers around French influence

    SPENCER COUNTY – Hoosier history buffs can meet archaeologists and learn about the state’s fascinating past during Indiana Archaeology Month in September.
    Archaeology Month is an opportunity to celebrate and learn about Indiana archaeology, a press release from the Department of Natural Resources stated. Events for all ages are held all month by universities, museums, organizations and individuals throughout Indiana. The DNR Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology coordinates Archaeology Month.

  • Two Memorial Hospital nurses recognized for 20 years of certification

    JASPER – Martha Bickwermert, RN, BSN and CCRN, and Darlene Goepfrich, RN, CCRN and RCIS, of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center recently received national recognition for reaching a significant milestone in the nursing profession.

    Since 1993, they have consistently maintained critical care registered nurse certification offered through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corp. Bickwermert and Goepfrich are two of 1,489 CCRNs being honored this year by the corporation and the AACN for 20 years of continuous certification.

  • Quick Patriots to test Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Two fast teams that prefer the running game over passing will meet when Tell City hosts Heritage Hills in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “I’d say running the ball is their main strength,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George of the 0-1 Patriots. “But they’re a typical Heritage Hills team—they’re solid in all facets of the game.”

  • Reunions, Aug. 29

    Saalman family
    BRANCHVILLE – The second annual Saalman family reunion will be Aug. 31 at the Branchville Conservation Club. A pot-luck dinner will start at 12:30 p.m.
    Those attending are asked to take pictures, family information and more.
    The reunion will focus on the life of Major Otis Saalman and family.
    All are invited to arrive early and spend the day.

    Baston family

  • Perry Central boys take 3rd at Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Bryce Lain and Aaron Pierrard placed in the top 10 to lead Perry Central to third place in the 15-team Pioneer Invitational boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 110 points, 11 more than runner-up Evansville North, and Tell City was fifth with 130. South Knox won with 75.
    Lain placed sixth in 17:01 and Pierrard 10th in 17:18.

  • Raiders nip Marksmen by 2 strokes

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Taylor Seufert of Southridge shot 53 for medalist honors as the Raiders edged Tell City 248-250 in girls golf Monday.
    Addie Peter and Alex Lawalin each shot 56 to lead Tell City.
    Jenny Hess shot 66 and Mary Grace Alvey 72 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Sarah Hess, who shot 73, and Vanessa Hess, 75, also played varsity for the Marksmen.
    Tell City, 0-2, will visit Floyd Central Monday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1953
  • Perry Central High School Class of 1968