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Today's News

  • Joseph and Marie Butler

    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Butler Sr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Church of the Nazarene, 17 Lausanne Court in Tell City.

    Mr. Butler married the former Marie McFarling Sept. 21, 1962, at Hawesville Baptist Church in Hawesville, Ky.
    The couple are the parents of Mary Pepp of Mount Vernon, Brenda Terry of Owensboro, Ky., Debbie Butler of Cecilia, Ky., Joe Butler Jr. of Tell City and Ricky Butler of Tell City. They have 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

  • Lain – Woods

    Mary Beth Lain and John Adams Woods were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Dodge City Farm.

    The bride is the daughter of Norman and Diana Lane Jr. of Cannelton. Mr. Woods is the son of Jim and Cheryl Woods of Branchville.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by Lucy Goff-inet.
    Jeanie Lain of Cannelton, sister of the bride, was chosen as maid of honor. Addilynn Pruitt, niece of the bride, was the flower girl.

  • Robert – Welsh

    Cynthia Anne Robert and Joel Clyde Welsh were married in Asheville, N.C., Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the county courthouse.

    In attendance were Calvin and Marnie Wilson of Marshall, N.C., and Chloe and Allen Roderick of Barnardsville, N.C.
    The bride is the daughter of Ramona Robert of Sevry, Kan., and the late Elwin Robert. She is a occupational therapist.
    The groom is the son of Leoma (Wittman) Welsh of Tell City and Dan L. Welsh of Alamosa, Colo. He is a registered nurse.
    They will reside in Leicester, N.C.

  • Marksmen overpower Pioneers

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won four matches in straight sets to beat Boonville 4-1 in boys tennis Monday.
    Boonville won only four games in those four matches combined while Tell City’s Jake Swihart won seven in the one match the Marksmen lost.
    Anjan Kashyab shut out Justin Beard 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Zach Fisher beat Clay Saltzman 6-1, 6-0 in No. 3.
    Jeff Yeung and Austin Paulin topped Reid Schneider and Austin Collins 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.
    Tyler Groves and Kevin Yeung beat Kyler Klein and Jordan Helfert 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Peter places 19th in 268-runner invitational

    NASHVILLE—Cathryn Peter placed 19th among 252 runners to lead Perry Central to 15th among 36 teams in Brown County’s Eagle Classic girls cross country invitational Saturday.
    Perry Central placed second in the Class A division (schools in Class A and AA in other sports).
    Tell City was 28th overall and ninth among 16 schools in the Class A division.
    Alex Newton placed 30th among 261 to lead Perry Central to 12th overall in the boys race and third in Class A.
    Tell City’s boys were 22nd overall and eighth in Class A.

  • Cannelton earns first volleyball victory

    SELLERSBURG—Mikah Hemmings made four kills, five digs and three saves and served two aces as Cannelton beat Rock Creek 25-19, 25-20 in Rock Creek’s volleyball round-robin Saturday.
    Allicyn Garrett added three blocks as the Bulldogs earned their first victory of the season.
    Taylor Lawalin and Jackie Malone each made 10 sets.
    “We talked and moved and played really well,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “It was probably our best game of the year.”

  • PC wins nine-team Evansville tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Hannah Harpenau made six kills and seven digs and served seven aces as Perry Central beat Washington 25-12, 25-13 to win the Evansville Invitational volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Ashley Gengelbach added three kills and five blocks. Grace James had nine assists.
    Jennifer Kemp made eight digs and Brittany Parker added five.
    Perry Central beat Pike Central 25-2, 25-18 and host Evansville Central 25-17, 25-14 in pool play and Reitz 25-15, 25-11 in the tourney semifinals to advance to the championship match.

  • Marksmen beat Rangers; win tourney at Corydon

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 27 kills, six blocks (three solo) and 15 digs as Tell City beat Forest Park 25-15, 25-22, 25-11 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen, ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 2A this week, improved to 14-1 overall and 4-0 in the PAC. Every other team has at least one loss in conference play.
    Logan Flannagan made five kills and Kassidie Hayes made four kills and six blocks (three solo) to back McKenzie Hayes on the front line.
    Charissa Lahee had 17 assists and served 22 points.

  • Friday’s TC vs. PC game may be best yet

    Perry Central will host Tell City Friday at 7 p.m. for the sixth edition of what is commonly referred to as their county rivalry football game.
    Tell City Coach Ryan George disagrees with that label, though.
    “I told the team people talk about this being a rivalry game but it’s not—it’s been a total domination game,” George said Monday, referring to Perry Central’s 5-0 record in the local teams’ meetings so far.

  • Peter leads PC girls to 3rd in Lincoln Trail meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cathryn Peter placed fourth to lead Perry Central to third among eight complete teams in the Lincoln Trail Invitational girls cross country meet Tuesday.
    Daviess County won with 27 points. Perry Central scored 95 and Tell City was eighth with 167.
    Peter ran the hilly 5-kilometer course in 19:48.38, meeting her goal of breaking 20 minutes.
    Teammate Megan Thomas was 14th in 21:53.33.