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Today's News

  • Commodores out-pass Marksmen for win

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Both teams had several big hitters but it was Perry Central’s passing that made the difference in the Commodores’ 25-19, 23-25, 25-19, 25-20 volleyball win over Tell City Thursday.

  • Miller, Marksmen run past Pike Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City's defense forced two turnovers that helped the Marksmen defeat Pike Central 20-6 in PAC football Friday.
    The Marksmen started fast, scoring on their first possession.
    They started it on their 49-yard line. Reese Miller carried the ball on four of the six plays of the drive, gaining 16, 5, 16 and 8 yards, with the last carry good for a touchdown with 7:55 left in the first quarter.
    Tell City’s extra-point-kick attempt was blocked.

  • Defense sets up PC’s offense in 27-6 win

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central amassed only 184 yards of total offense but used some big plays on defense and special teams to beat West Washington 27-6 in PLAC football Friday and Saturday.
    The Commodores had only two plays longer than 10 yards and both came on their first drive--a 13-yard pass from Dacota Schaad to Ryan Aders and an 18-yard touchdown run by Austin LeClere.

  • Harris still close to area basketball players

    Former Dale basketball coach Del Harris was in Spencer County last week to visit relatives and old friends and to promote his new book.

  • Marksmen hold off Heritage Hills

    TELL CITY—Tell City swept singles play and won No. 2 doubles to beat Heritage Hills 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Anjan Kashyab beat Dugan Kippenbrock 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles, Jake Swihart beat Tyler Waggoner 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2, and Jeff Yeung edged Spencer Graham 7-5, 6-4 in No. 3.
    Tyler Groves and Kevin Yeung outlasted Willie McElhaney and Matt Waggoner 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.
    Heritage Hills’ Derek Kippenbrock and Seth Hancock beat Will Roberts and Austin Paulin 6-1, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Marksmen knock off Patriots, move to 10-0

    LINCOLN CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 24 kills, 11 digs, eight assists, eight points and four blocks as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 26-24, 25-20, 25-21 in a battle for first place in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Tell City, ranked fourth in the state in Class 2A this week, improved to 10-0 overall and 3-0 in the PAC. Heritage Hills, ranked 12th in Class 3A, slipped to 9-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
    “We played extremely well,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Everybody was on tonight. We made the fewest errors we have all season.

  • Commodores down Mater Dei in tourney

    MONTGOMERY—Most think Tell City and Mater Dei are the teams Perry Central will have to knock off to win this year’s Class 2A volleyball sectional.
    The Commodores will see how they match up with Tell City when they visit the Marksmen tonight at 5:30. And they beat Mater Dei 25-16, 25-20 with strong passing and a balanced hitting attack in the first match of Barr-Reeve’s tourney Saturday.
    “We served well and passed well,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “We started out slow but took charge.”

  • Hornets pass Bulldogs late in deciding game

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton played probably its best all-around volleyball match of the season, but 15 bad serves eventually caught up to the Bulldogs in a 25-22, 16-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-13 loss to Hancock County Tuesday.
    “We talked and moved the best we ever did and set up the ball the most and got the most spikes,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers.
    Cannelton made four bad serves in the fourth game but still dominated it overall to tie the match.

  • Craft, food vendors sought for Cannelton fest

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival and 175-year Celebration Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 13 art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.

    The committee is accepting food-booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit and church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • Behind stone walls Troy’s old jail finds new home

    By Chuck Poehlein

    Shubael Little Pioneer VillageDeveloper

    During the week of Nov. 8, 2010, a small stone building on the corner lot owned by St. Pius Church was dismantled and the stones moved to the Shubael Little Pioneer Village. 

    The St. Pius Parish Council graciously agreed to donate the building with the understanding it would eventually be rebuilt at the village. It was taken down and moved by contractor Michael Simon and his employee, Michael Kleeman, assisted by me and my employee, Justin Brown.