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Today's News

  • Ward – Lassaline

    Mendy Ward and Erik Lassaline were united in marriage during an afternoon garden ceremony Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 28 Luzern Lane, Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Pat Reed of Cannelton. Mr. Lassaline is the son of Craig and Margaret Lassaline of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her children, Seth and Haley Ward, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Judge Lucy Goffinet.
    Haley Ward of Tell City, the bride’s daughter, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • Larry and Margaret Schank

    Larry and Margaret (May) Schank celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 2, 2011, at the Tell City American Legion with many friends and relatives in attendance.

    The couple were married July 4, 1961, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.
    They have two children, Brian Schank and his wife, Becky, of Cannelton and Julia Schank Kunkler and her husband, Bill, of Evansville. The couple also has six grandchildren, Eric and Clinton Schank, and Michaela, Jonah, Levi and Caleb Kunkler.

  • Happenings: Eckerty-Doolittle Mills visitors

    James “Jim” A. VanHoosier of Alexandria, Va., visited the area recently. He camped at the home of his late aunt and uncle, Lois and Glenn Norman of rural Eckerty.
    A group of cousins met at Schwartz Family Restaurant June 24 to visit with Jim. They were L. Allen Snyder, James and Mary Snyder and Kenneth and Betty Wright, all of Perry County, and Andy and Glenda Laswell of near Doolittle Mills.

  • Hasenour – Kleaving

    Christine Rose Hasenour of Schnellville and Daniel Joseph Kleaving of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Kenneth and Diane Hasenour of Schnellville. She is a graduate of Northeast Dubois High School, Oakland City University and Indiana University. She is the program director for the Tri-County YMCA.
    Mr. Kleaving is the son of Gilbert and Margie Kleaving of Tell City. He is a graduate of Perry Central High School and Vincennes University. He works at Kleaving Farms.

  • Big catfish
  • Knieriem wins PC’s 5-K run

    LEOPOLD—Donald Knieriem won the first Perry Central Music Boosters’ 5-kilometer run July 9.

    The course’s “terrain was about the toughest this county has to offer,” said race organizer Jana Faith. But Knieriem completed it in 22 minutes, 52 seconds, 3:55 faster than runner-up Dave Slaughterback.

    Michael Elaman placed third in 28:19.

    Jennifer Land won the women’s title in 30:03. Carol Schwoeppe was second in 31:09 and Michelle Markiewicz third in 33:18.

  • OV Heat 2nd at Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Ohio Valley Heat, a Perry County pick-up team, used clutch hitting to place second in a 10-team age-10-and-under baseball tourney July 15-17.

    The Heat trailed the Valley Cats, a travel team from northern Vanderburgh County, 4-0 after three innings of the semifinal game. But the Heat rallied for eight runs the next three innings while holding the Valley Cats scoreless the rest of the way.

    Cody Axton started the fourth-inning rally with a double to center field and Ryan Morgan drove in the first run with a double to left.

  • Six-run fifth inning propels Smitty’s to title

    TELL CITY—Smitty’s Memorial Team scored six runs in the fifth inning to rally past State Farm Insurance 7-3 for the Tell City Women’s Softball League playoff tourney title Thursday.

    All of Smitty’s scoring in the big inning came with two outs.

    Candy Jarboe started it with a three-run, inside-the-park homer to the right-field corner. It also scored Allicyn Garrett and Kyli Smithson, who had singled.

  • Hartz hopes to continue Tell City track tradition

    By LARRY GOFFINET, Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Ryan George isn’t the only son of a former successful Tell City coach who has been hired to coach the same sport his dad did: Zac Hartz also fits that bill.

    Hartz, who was hired as head coach of Tell City’s boys track team Tuesday, is the son of Joe Hartz, who coached the Marksman track boys 1998-2004 and guided them to a sectional title in 1999.

  • Two missing Cannelton teens found in California

    SALINAS, Calif. – Two Cannelton teenagers missing since early June were located Saturday in western California and police said two other people who disappeared with them are believed to still be in the Pacific Coast area.