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Today's News

  • Teen readers encouraged TAG

    PERRY COUNTY – The Teen Advisory Group is a 20-member advisory panel which was formed 8 years ago to ensure the ongoing development of teen services, materials and programming at the library, to attract teens to the library, and to get their input regarding ways to meet the needs of teens in the community.

  • Foundation to host parade Sunday

    CANNELTON – To kick off Cannelton’s celebration of its 175th anniversary and annual Heritage Fest, the city will host a parade at 2 p.m. Sunday.
    Line up will begin at 1 p.m. on Old Highway 237. Categories for the parade include commercial, band, civic and community. Certificates will be given to all participants and awards will be presented for first, second and third place in each category. For safety reasons, the community asks that candy be handed out to children, not thrown from floats.

  • Old-time fashion show to feature historical groups

    CANNELTON – For Cannelton’s 175th anniversary and annual Heritage Fest, an old-time fashion show will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Covered Wagon following the Miss Heritage Fest pageant.
    Men, women and children of all ages are invited to participate in the event by dressing in period clothing from the 1800s to the 1960s.
    Categories are best lady, best girl, best man, best boy, oldest participant and who traveled the most distance.

  • Collignon – Ball

    Jamie (Harding) Collignon and Timothy Ball were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Thorn Farm in Tobinsport.

  • You know, that there, you know, ain’t right

    Back in the days of Mike Gminski and Gene Banks, Duke University hired someone to coach its basketball players on how to speak properly in interviews.
    I’m not sure if any team still does that, but judging by the number of “you knows” I hear in nearly every interview with a sports figure—usually about two per sentence—I doubt it.

  • Marksmen reach sectional finals

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City dominated singles play, winning 36 of 39 games, en route to beating South Spencer 4-1 in the first round of the boys tennis sectional Thursday.
    The Marksmen, 9-2 in dual meets, were scheduled to play defending champion Castle for the title Saturday.
    Thursday’s singles matches went quickly, as Tell City won all three by identical 6-0, 6-1 scores.

  • Commodores have trouble blocking Jasper’s spikes

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made only seven blocks in four games and lost to Jasper 20-25, 25-9, 25-12, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.
    Hannah Harpenau made 13 kills to lead Perry Central. Ashley Gengelbach added eight, Sydney Goffinet seven, and Jordan Sprinkle four.
    Grace James had 22 assists.
    James, Gengelbach and Goffinet each made two blocks.
    The Commodores did a good job digging Jasper’s hits much of the time.
    Brittany Parker made 20 digs, Jennifer Kemp and James each 16, Harpenau 13, and Gengelbach eight.

  • Cannelton conquers Wolfpack

    CANNELTON—Improved passing helped Cannelton come back from a two-game deficit to beat Crawford County 25-21, 21-25, 18-25, 25-20, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We started getting our passes to the setter to set the ball up,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers of the last two games.
    That led to a season-high kill total for the Bulldogs. Allicyn Garrett made 15 and Taylor Lawalin 10, their season highs.
    Jackie Malone made 15 sets and Mikah Hemmings made three blocks for the Bulldogs.

  • Marksmen’s balanced spiking downs Wildcats

    EVANSVILLE—Strong spiking across the front line carried Tell City past Mater Dei 25-18, 26-24, 25-17 in volleyball Thursday.
    Logan Flannagan and Kassidie Hayes “played very well at the net with very few errors,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.
    Those two teamed with McKenzie Hayes to produce 40 kills, as McKenzie Hayes made 19, Kassidie Hayes 12, and Flannagan nine.
    McKenzie Hayes and Flannagan each made four blocks, with Hayes getting four solos and Flannagan two solos.

  • North Posey runs past Tell City early

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—North Posey out-gained Tell City in rushing and passing, defeating the Marksmen 42-20 in PAC football Friday.
    North Posey scored on three of its first four possessions, racing to a 21-point lead in the first half.
    The Vikings ran the ball eight times for 65 yards on their first drive, with Wes Harness scoring the touchdown on a 23-yard run.
    Tell City lost a total of 2 yards on its first three plays and had to punt from its own 18-yard line.