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Today's News

  • Matheny – Masterson

    Angela Matheny and Randy Masterson of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • DNR acquires secluded river site from Gov. Whitcomb

    ROME — Gov. Mitch Daniels announced Monday the Department of Natural Resources has reached an agreement with former Gov. Edgar Whitcomb to acquire his secluded retreat on the banks of the Ohio River.

  • Commodores’ hitting depth destroys Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—A balanced spiking attack and Brittany Parker’s strong serving helped Perry Central beat South Spencer 25-16, 25-8, 25-14 in the first round of the Forest Park volleyball sectional Thursday.
    Six different players made kills for Perry Central, led by Hannah Harpenau with 13, Sydney Goffinet nine, and Ashley Gengelbach and Jordan Sprinkle with six apiece.
    Grace James had 24 assists.

  • New-lineup Tell City survives in first round

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—When Larry Bird was slowed by back and foot injuries late in his pro basketball career, Rick Barry remarked that he was still better than 90 percent of the players in the NBA.
    The same could probably be said of Tell City senior McKenzie Hayes as she helped the Marksmen beat Southridge 25-19, 25-20, 7-25, 25-23 in the first round of the Forest Park volleyball sectional Thursday.

  • North Posey jumps on Marksmen early

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey dominated offensively and defensively in beating Tell City 35-7 in the first round of the Class 2A football sectional Friday.
    North Posey scored on its first possession, driving 63 yards. Alec Werry bootlegged around the left end for a 5-yard touchdown.
    Tell City was forced to punt on its first possession. North Posey muffed the punt return, though, and Tell City recovered at the Viking 37.

  • Commodores run past Eastern Greene

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s offensive line had one of its best games and therefore so did Austin LeClere in a 47-21 first-round Class A football sectional win over Eastern Greene Friday.
    LeClere carried the ball 25 times for 262 yards and five touchdowns.
    Levi Hilgenhold added 12 carries for 94 yards and a touchdown as the Commodores amassed 451 yards on the ground.

  • McCoy earns president’s volunteer service award

    PERRY COUNTY – Bethany McCoy, 9, earned the president’s volunteer service award for volunteering 50 hours in the community.

    She helped at local food pantries, The Clothing Closet and The Table of Blessings as well as nine hours working at the Little Warriors benefit in March.  

    She is the only Girl Scout in Perry County to receive this honor, one of only a few in the Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana Council region and the only one in her age group.  

  • Free adult-ed classes begin Friday

    TELL CITY – Free adult-education classes offered by WorkOne Southwest will begin Friday at the Ivy Tech Campus in Tell City.

    Those participating in the classes will be able to improve math and English skills, add a GED to their resumes, prepare for post-secondary training, pursue WorkIn certification in locally in-demand fields and increase wage earning potential.

  • Tell City High School parent- teacher conferences Thursday

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School will receive grade cards and parent-teacher conference information today.

    Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 4 until 7:45 p.m. Thursday, which will be a full day of school for students. School will not be in session Friday or Oct. 29 due to fall break.

    Appointments will not be scheduled, and conferences will be held on a first-come basis; however, it is important the teachers know which parents plan to attend so they can be prepared for the conferences.

  • Veterans Day celebration at Tell City school Nov. 12

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a celebration to honor local veterans at 8 a.m. Nov. 12.

    A free breakfast will be offered to all veterans. Parking will be available in the Fulton Street parking lot. Those attending are asked to RSVP by Nov. 5 by calling 547-3131.