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Today's News

  • Marksmen split games with Rebels, Raiders

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ELIZABETH—McKenzie Hayes had 14 points and 14 rebounds as Tell City beat South Central 52-34 in girls basketball Friday.
    Kassidie Hayes added 13 points and Logan Flannagan grabbed 10 rebounds as the Marksmen took advantage of their superior height inside. They outrebounded the Rebels 35-15.
    Jami Rowe helped take some pressure off Tell City’s inside players by breaking out of her shooting slump to hit four three-point baskets for 12 points.

  • PC girls press past Wolfpack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used a full-court press to jump to a 16-0 lead and crushed Crawford County 68-38 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    “We pressed them early and got a few turnovers,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    He said Perry Central was quicker “at every position. When we got after them, it was hard for them to get the ball upcourt.”
    The Commodores then switched to a half-court man-to-man defense but still amassed a 37-11 halftime lead.

  • PC jumps on Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Full-court pressure helped Perry Central race to a 17-0 lead en route to a 96-49 boys basketball victory over Perry Central Friday.
    Andrew Huber hit an 18-footer and Derek Thomas hit a three-point shot from the wing for the Commodores’ first two baskets.
    Tanner Cassidy scored inside on a cut into the lane and Thomas hit two free throws to make the score 9-0.
    Then the Commodores scored their next eight points off steals.

  • COLUMN: Threats to the family meal

    By DON COURSEY
    Guest Columnist

    Federal regulators recently roiled America’s farmers with the release of new rules for financial instruments. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, one of the agencies charged with implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, officially announced the new requirements and said they would take effect by year’s end.

    What does Dodd-Frank, passed in response to the 2008 economic crisis and aimed at reforming a vast swathe of the financial sector, have to do with farmers?

  • COLUMN: Get your old shoes out

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    I haven’t yet decided which old shoe I am going to put out for St. Nicholas’ visit Wednesday night. With any luck, I will find a few pieces of chocolate inside the next morning.

    Last year I put the shoe outside my Tell City office and enjoyed several chocolate bars and assorted sweets. Someone who must not know me very well also deposited a small lump of coal. I got a kick out of that.

  • EDITORIAL: City leaders need to advance annexation

    Tell City Councilman Chris Cail’s decision last month to raise the issue of annexation was well-timed. A front-page News story appeared that day listing some of the recommendations of a just-completed comprehensive plan for the community.

    The lead recommendation was for the city to move forward in preparing a plan to incorporate nearby areas.

  • Nominations sought for state’s trails board

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana DNR is calling on equestrians, snowmobilers and other recreational trail users to consider serving their state on the Trails Advisory Board.

    The 15-member TAB advises DNR Director Robert E. Carter Jr. on trails-related issues. Having a TAB is also a requirement for states to receive funding from the Recreational Trails Program through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration.

  • Final 2012 talk to a lawyer clinic set for Thursday

    EVANSVILLE – Got a legal question that you want answered? A Thursday talk to a lawyer program is for you. The last telephone clinic for 2012 is scheduled from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Anyone who has a general legal question can call (888) 594-3449 and talk to a lawyer for free during this time.

    Each month lawyers volunteer their time and expertise to the general public for this clinic. During 2012, more than 500 calls have been answered. Sponsorship for the clinic comes from the Evansville Bar Association, Evansville Bar Foundation and Indiana Bar Foundation.

  • Turkey Trot
  • ‘God’s army’ seeks bell-ringing recruits

    PERRY COUNTY – Volunteers are needed to ring bells for the Salvation Army through Dec. 24, according to Randy Roccia, kettle coordinator for the help agency.

    “Perhaps you, your family, business, church, club or civic organization would be willing to ring bells for us this season,” he urged. Kettles are available at each Wal-Mart entrance.