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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Strobel family members visit at Aug. 12 reunion in Troy

    TROY – The annual John and Anna Strobel reunion was held Aug. 12 at St. Pius Catholic Church Hall with a pitch-in dinner.

  • Grandview Fall Fest Sept. 14-15

    GRANDVIEW – The annual Grandview Fall Festival will be held Sept. 14 – 15 through out the town.
    The fest will kick off with the fall fest pageant at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Grandview CIvic Center. Categories are Junior Miss, 9 to 12 years old; Teen Miss, 13 to 15 years old and Miss, 16 to 18 years old. For more information, contact Lisa Oliver at (812) 686-7500.

  • Reunions

    South Spencer schools
    ROCKPORT – The alumni of South Spencer Schools will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. today at the Spencer County Library in Rockport.
    All graduates from Grandview, Luce Township, Rockport and South Spencer high schools are welcome to attend.

    Rust
    ROCKPORT – The Rust family will gather for a reunion Sept. 15 at the Oakridge Community building in Rockport.
    A meal will begin at 4:30 p.m. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish.
    For more information, call 649-9219.

  • Republican joins race in House District 74

    LEAVENWORTH – Lloyd Arnold, 38, of Leavenworth, was selected as the Republican Party’s candidate for state representative in District 74 and is endorsed by Rep. Sue Ellspermann. 

    Arnold was selected to fill the party’s vacancy after Ellspermann chose to run alongside Mike Pence as his pick for lieutenant governor.