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Today's News

  • Cannelton outserves Cloverport

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Mikah Hemmings and Nicole Harris each served 12 aces as Cannelton beat Cloverport 25-14, 25-11, 25-14 in volleyball Monday.
    “We had consistent serving,” said Cannelton Coach Bridget Bruggeman.
    Hemmings made seven kills, Makala Kellems six, and Jordyn Vogt two as the Bulldogs also hit the ball well.
    No one kept track of assists, but setting “is one thing we have to work on,” said Bruggeman.
    On the positive side, “for our first game I was very impressed with how we communicated in switching,” she said.

  • Daugherty becomes local consultant with Tastefully Simple

    TELL CITY – Valerie Daugherty of Tell City has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company.
    As an independent business owner, Daugherty offers food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun.
    All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients, according to a press release.

  • More depth means TC girls could go further

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—More depth and tighter grouping between the first and fifth runners could help Tell City’s girls cross country team move up this year.
    There are 12 girls on the team, the most in several years.
    The team’s two seniors have not competed for two years but one of them, Tori Payne, “is running awesome,” said Tell City Coach Katie Weyer.
    She said “it’s a tossup” between Payne and Hailey Carman, last year’s No. 1 runner, as to who is No. 1 on the team now.

  • Annual St. Meinrad Rocks fest in September to benefit foundation fund

    ST. MEINRAD – The third annual St. Meinrad Rocks Fest will be held Sept. 27 and 28 and will be an outdoor event this year.

  • Fifth runner key to PC girls’ sectional repeat

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With six of its top seven runners returning from last year’s sectional champions and regional runners-up, Perry Central’s girls cross country team expects another strong season.
    Cathryn Peter, the team’s No. 1 runner the last four years and a three-time individual state qualifier, graduated to the University of Southern Indiana’s team.
    But talented freshman Jillian Theis, who placed third in the small-school division of the middle-school state meet last year, should help fill the void.

  • Experienced Tell City expects to climb higher

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After a couple of down years for them, Tell City’s cross country boys expect to rebound thanks to depth and experience.
    The Marksmen have 16 boys on the team, four more than last year. And they return their top four runners and five of their top seven.
    The top four, senior twins Caleb and Cameron Sherry and Brook Smith and junior Donovan Ingle, are in a close race for the team’s No. 1 spot, with only 15 to 20 seconds separating them in practice races, said Coach Chris Hollinden.

  • Autumn story times begin Sept. 9

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library officials announced registration is now open for the autumn story-time session. Autumn story times will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 17 with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations.
    Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at 547-2661. Story times are as follows:

  • Extending PC’s streak may hinge on 5th man

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central has won the Jasper boys cross country sectional a record seven consecutive years. Developing a strong fifth runner could help the Commodores extend that streak.
    Two of their top three runners from the last two years, senior Bryce Lain and junior Aaron Pierrard, return.
    Both have placed in the top five in the sectional the last two years and “in my opinion they should be one-two at the sectional” this year, said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

  • Stiles earns crown at Miss American Co-Ed pageant in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS – Cassidy Stiles, the 14-year-old daughter of John Stiles and Angela Oakley, participated in the Miss American Co-Ed pageant in Indianapolis Aug. 2 through Aug. 4. She was crowned 2013 Junior Teen Miss Victory.

    This crowning means that Stiles will participate in the Miss American Co-Ed Nationals pageant set for Nov. 24 through Dec. 1 at the Hilton Head Disney Resort in Orlando, Fla.
    In addition to her crown title, Stiles was also recognized for Junior Teen Volunteer Services Award.

  • Marksmen outspike Huskies

    EVANSVILLE—Kassidie Hayes had 12 kills, 13 assists and seven ace serves as Tell City defeated Evansville North 25-14, 25-20, 25-11 in a volleyball season opener Monday.
    “We served really well—we had 12 aces,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We’ve been working on placing the ball a lot in practice.”
    Logan Flannagan made nine kills and Emma Kohnert six to back Kassidie Hayes in the hitting department.
    Kohnert, a freshman playing her first varsity match, “played really well,” said Dalonda Hayes.
    Natalie Peter had 15 assists to aid the hitters.