Today's News

  • Legacy nips Cash Waggner to take sole possession of 1st place

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Cash Waggner 11-10 Friday and take sole possession of first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Cash Waggner took a 10-9 lead in the top of the sixth on Monica Bartley’s three-run, inside-the-park homer. It followed a double by Shannon Bryant, a walk to Madison Gilliland, and a fielder’s choice.
    In the bottom of the sixth, singles by pool player Emily Hagedorn and Casey James, a fielder’s choice, and a wild pitch tied the score.

  • Hubert’s two-hitter helps Commodores beat Springs Valley

    LEOPOLD—Luke Hubert pitched a two-hitter as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 4-2 in eighth grade baseball last Thursday.
    Hubert walked three and struck out 10 in the five-inning game.
    Adam Dauby and Darren Craig each hit a double to lead Perry Central’s offense, with Craig’s driving in a run.
    “I’ve got four pretty dominant pitchers who are going to make an impact in high school,” said Perry Central Coach Rick Graves, listing Hubert, Dakota Brewster, Kyle Goldman and left-hander Ethan Myler.

  • Express splits two games

    LINCOLN CITY—Guadalupe Perez scored on a ninth-inning wild pitch to give the Hoosier Express a 4-3 win over Boonville in Legion baseball Friday.
    Perez was one of three Express players to walk in the inning before crossing the plate for the winning run with one out.
    Mason Becher led the offense by going 2 for 5.
    The Express came out on the short end of a ninth-inning rally the next night, as Newburgh brought across the winning run in the final at-bat of a 7-6 win.

  • Benson says he doesn’t blame Sampson for past IU ills

    I always suspected that former Indiana University star center Kent Benson was the anonymous donor of $500,000 to buy out Kelvin Sampson as IU’s men’s basketball coach five years ago.

  • More Color Run fun!

    More pictures from the Colors of Hope 5K run-walk held May 25 in Tell City. The race was sponsored by New Directions Fitness, who provided these pictures to the News.

  • Noble earns degree from Indiana University

    TELL CITY – Lindsey Marie Noble of Tell City recently graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington.

    She graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s in psychology and minors in biology and human development and family studies.
    While attending Indiana University, Noble was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and assisted in the Cognitive Development Research Lab.
    She participated in the Milestones Incredible Years Program working with children with behavioral disorders.

  • Openings in 3-year-old class at Stepping Stones

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.
    Each week your child will be introduced to a new letter of the alphabet, with each letter will be a theme involving games, hands-on activities, arts and crafts, songs and writing activities to enrich your child’s cognitive, physical, creative and social-emotional development. Each month children will be introduced to a new color, shape and number.

  • Local high-school student attend program at U.S. Naval Academy

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy invited a select group of approximately 2,550 young men and women from around the nation and abroad to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this year. Sydney Ann Goffinet, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, will participate in the 2013 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program.

  • Chrisney HS 1956

    The Chrisney High School Class of 1956 held its 57th reunion at the Patio in Tell City June 1 with 15 classmates present.

    They are, in the front from the left, Charlotte (Fleischman) Weber, Marjorie (Graham) Mullem, Marie (Rhoades) Kundard and Marjorie (Taylor) Price. In the second row are Ruth (Hall) Terry, Judy (Engelbrecht) Sweeney, Barbara (Shourds) Woelfl and Laverne (Hughes) Williams. In the back are Kenny Phillips, Jim Shelby, Glen Meyer, Jim Stevens SR, Earl Sibrel, Loren Atkinsons, Ralph Davis and Ronnie McDowell.

  • Reunions, June 20 issue

    Wheeler family
    BRISTOW – The Wheeler family reunion will be at 11 a.m. June 29 at St. Isidore hall in Bristow.
    A carry-in meal will be at noon. Tea, lemonade, cups, plates, utensils and napkins will be provided.
    Games, activities, prizes and more will be offered through the day.  For more information, call Marta Heeke at 547-6191.

    Rickenbaugh family

    PERRY COUNTY – The Rickenbaugh family reunion is set for June 30 at the Rickenbaugh House at Seline Lake in Perry County.