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Today's News

  • Tell City honors Cannelton’s 175 years

    Tell City leaders honored their counterparts in Cannelton last Monday with a resolution recognizing Cannelton on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of its founding. From the left are Cannelton Clerk-Treasurer Arvina Bozarth, Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing, Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder and Cannelton Councilman Melvin McBrayer. 

  • Frymire: Pre-Christmas snow to be followed by bitter cold in January

    IRVINGTON, Ky., – If last year’s mild winter left you longing for cold and snow, you’ll love the coming few months, that is if prognosticator Dick Frymire is correct with his forecast. 

  • This week’s 175-year activities

    Sunday’s parade kicked off Cannelton’s celebration. Here are some of the week’s activities, including Saturday’s Heritage Festival.

  • 1962 Parade
  • Council considers pleas as budget work nears

    TELL CITY – As county-council members begin tackling the 2013 county budget in the first of two scheduled day sessions this morning, they will likely carry in mind requests from department representatives offered Sept. 27. The News reported some of those requests Oct. 1.

  • Theis places third in state meet

    TELL CITY—Jill Theis placed third to lead Perry Central to 11th in the small-school division of the Indiana middle school girls cross country state meet Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 337 points. Norwell won the 27-team meet with 129.
    Theis, an eighth grader, ran the 3-kilometer course in 11:35.9, 22 seconds faster than her 13th-place finish last year.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Macey Emmons, 77th in 13:03.3; Elizabeth Dauby, 100th in 13:19.4; Hannah Hubert, 102nd in 13:20.0; and Caylyn Peter, 111th in 13:34.8.

  • Tell City places 2nd at Dubois

    DUBOIS—The Sherry twins placed in the top 10 to lead Tell City to second place in Northeast Dubois’ eight-team boys cross country invitational Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 68 points. Bedford-North Lawrence won with 20. “They’re just awesome,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    Caleb Sherry placed seventh in 17:59 “in a pretty deep field,” said Hollinden.
    Cameron Sherry was 10th in 18:15.
    Tell City’s other four runners all placed in the top 25 in the 60-runner race.

  • Missed serves costly to Cannelton

    REO—Four consecutive missed serves put Cannelton in the hole early in a 25-12, 25-17, 25-17 volleyball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    “We had a lot of missed serves,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers.
    Still the Bulldogs played with the Rebels after their cold start. The second and third games were each tied 17-17 before the Rebels pulled away.
    Allicyn Garrett led Cannelton hitters with four kills and Taylor Lawalin made two blocks. Lawalin and Jackie Malone each made 12 sets.

  • Commodores thump Forest Park

    FERDINAND—Ashley Gengelbach played strong defense in the front and back rows as Perry Central defeated Forest Park 25-14, 25-14, 25-18 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Gengelbach led the Commodores in blocks with four and digs with 11. She also made six kills.
    Sydney Goffinet and Hannah Harpenau each made eight kills, Grace James seven, and Jordan Sprinkle three. James had 17 assists.
    Sprinkle made three blocks and Goffinet added two.
    Brittany Parker made seven digs, Jennifer Kemp six, and Harpenau five.

  • Kashyab All-PAC 4th time

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Anjan Kashyab was elected to the All-PAC boys tennis team Monday for the fourth year in a row.
    Kashyab is the only Tell City boy to make all-conference in tennis at least three years. Danielle Dauby (1984, ’85 and ’87) and Sarah Spinner (2002-04) are the only Tell City girls to make it three times.
    Playing No. 1 singles all four years for the Marksmen, Kashyab went 7-1 in the conference this year and 15-3 overall.