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Today's News

  • Bulldog boys team is quick and deep

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton may have its quickest boys basketball team ever. And the Bulldogs also have more depth than they have in years.
    The Bulldogs return two quick starting guards from last year’s 5-17 team, senior Brandon Cook and junior Elijah Littles.
    As quick as anyone in southwestern Indiana with the basketball, Cook averaged a school-record 26.7 points per game last year and 6.4 rebounds, 3.1 steals and 2.6 assists per game.

  • Memphis signs Hayes

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior McKenzie Hayes said she “would like to play volleyball at the highest level I am able to, and it’s an honor to play in the Big East Conference.”

  • Girls softball league revises its age groups

    If your daughter will be 9 or 10 by Jan. 1 and plays in the Tell City Girls Softball League, you might want to consider investing in pitching lessons for her this winter.
    That’s because the league has revised its age groups and the new age-9-10 group will use live pitching for part of its games next summer.
    For the past five years the age-8-9 division used a pitching machine the entire game and the 10-12 league used live pitching.

  • Marksmen sixth in own relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s best finish in any event was fourth place as the Marksmen finished sixth in their own girls swimming relay meet Saturday.
    Traditional powerhouses Mount Vernon, Castle, Jasper and Jeffersonville were the only teams to finish in the top three in any race.
    Mount Vernon won the meet with 122 points. Tell City scored 26.
    Tell City’s Charissa Lahee, Elizabeth Bishop, Bailey Powell and Loren Braunecker placed fourth in the 1,000-yard free relay in 13:04.16.

  • Gengelbach makes South all-star team

    COLUMBUS—Perry Central’s Ashley Gengelbach has been named to the South team for Indiana’s annual North-South senior volleyball all-star match.
    Gengelbach was selected after trying out for the team at Columbus East High School Sunday.
    The match will be played at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Perry County time.
    Gengelbach, a 5-foot-11 hitter, made All-PLAC the last two years. She led the Commodores in blocks with 63.5 this season and was second on the team in kills with 235.

  • Hot start, press help Perry Central beat South Spencer

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Perry Central built an early lead with hot outside shooting and used a third-quarter press to hold it and beat South Spencer 46-32 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Lynsay Goffinet hit two three-point shots and Brittany Parker hit a 14-footer as the Commodores built a 14-2 lead in the first four minutes.
    Their other scoring in that span came on an inside basket and two free throws by Ashley Graves and a fast-break layup by Megan Thomas.

  • Cannelton students celebrate Veterans Day

    Cannelton Elementary School held its annual Veterans Day flag ceremony at the Myers and William Bennett Early Learning Center buildings Nov. 9. Members of the Cannelton American Legion Post 142 held a presentation and presented both school buildings with a new American Flag and an Indiana Flag.

  • Oil Township Class of 1962

    The Oil Township Class of 1962 met for its 50th class reunion recently at the Patio. Pictured in the front from the left are Carolyn (Judge) DeMonbreun, Carolyn (Jarboe) Harbaville, Marilyn (Picou) Breitweiser and Catherine (Kelly) Frakes. In the middle row are Freda (Rogier) Kessens, Mary Lois Ransom, Phyllis (Taylor) Dupont, Carolyn (Wittmer) Luecke, Carol Ann James and David Eigel. In the back row are Norman Hubert, Ernie Smitley, Albert (Buddy) Peter, Donnie Hubert, Robert Rennie and Sam Hubert.

  • Weatherholts gather for annual reunion at Tobinsport church

    TOBINSPORT – The 36th annual Weatherholt reunion was held Sept. 22 in Tobinsport at the Clayton Harris Memorial United Methodist Church. Approximately 65 people attended, descendants of Jacob Weatherholt Sr. Those attending for the first time included Heath and Poe Burst, Billie Brown, Linda Coleman and John Weatherholt.

  • New Praise Service at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston

    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston has announced the church will begin a new service open to the community.
    A dedication service will be held Nov. 18 at the church, 12308 E. County Road 1160 N., just west of New Boston off Indiana 545, with a reception to follow. This service is an informal, come-as-you-are praise service to be held at 5:30 p.m. every third Sunday of the month.