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Today's News

  • May completes basic training

    CANNELTON – Pvt. Shy’Leah A. May entered the United States Army May 30 and recently completed her basic training at Fort Sill, Okla., where she was the only female promoted in her platoon.

  • Birth announcements, Dec. 1

    Caden Eric Smith
    Megan Smith and Justin Smith announce the birth of their son, Caden Eric Smith, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at St. Mary’s in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 2 pounds and 13.6 ounces and was 161⁄4 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Mary Smith of Rockport. Paternal grandparents are John and Sherri Smith of Grandview.
    Maternal great-grandparents are Kathy Marchand of Tell City. Paternal great-grandparents are Harold and Carol Stillwell of Grandview.

  • Harold and Carolyn Craddock

    Harold and Carolyn Craddock of Tell City plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary Dec. 16, 2011, with a family dinner.

    Mr. Craddock and the former Carolyn Seibert were married in the parsonage of Lilly Dale Church of Christ Dec. 9, 1961, with Curt and Dorothy Cronin as their attendants.
    The couple are the parents of a daughter, Kimberlen Starks and her husband, Bill. They also have two grandsons, Jordan and Matthew.

  • UPDATE: Koch's attorney says he denies allegations

    UPDATE, Nov. 29: Koch’s attorney, John Wetherill of Rockport, offered a statement Tuesday morning. He said Koch denies the allegations of wrongdoing.

  • TC boys team lacks depth

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys swim team thought it lacked depth when it started last season with nine boys, but that looks like a large group compared to this year’s squad.
    The Marksmen have six boys on the team. They also lack experience, as they have five freshmen and a sophomore who missed part of last season.

  • Reitz nips Tell City

    EVANSVILLE—Megan Horner hit a three-point shot with 1.7 seconds left to lift Reitz over Tell City 40-37 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Tell City led by five points with two minutes left, but another three-pointer started a Reitz rally that put the Panthers up by two.
    McKenzie Hayes hit two free throws for Tell City to tie the score with 0:11 left.
    Tell City played good defense on Reitz’s ensuing possession until Horner hit the winning shot from the corner on an inbounds play.

  • Boonville defeats Tell City in opener

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won only three matches actually wrestled and lost to Boonville 51-18 in the Marksmen’s wrestling season opener Tuesday.

  • Powers reaches 1,000 in big way for Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Some high school basketball players score their 1,000th career point in ho-hum games, but Sarah Powers did it in memorable fashion for Cannelton Wednesday.
    She scored her 1,000th point on a three-point basket in the third quarter. But that was part of a career-high 41 point game, and the Bulldogs needed nearly all of them to beat Wood Memorial 66-58 in overtime.

  • Commodores gain in size, experience

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Height and experience were two elements lacking on Perry Central’s boys basketball team last year, but they have increased both this year.
    They have mostly the same players from last year’s 10-12 squad, returning five of the top six and nine lettermen.
    They of course have a year of varsity experience, and several have grown at least an inch.

  • Cold start costly to Cannelton in opener

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Heath Kohlmeier propelled Wood Memorial to a 23-2 lead en route to a 68-42 boys basketball win over Cannelton Wednesday.