Today's News

  • Bands earn gold at district meet

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – Both of Perry County’s high-school marching bands earned gold ratings at Indiana State School Music Association district competition at Jasper Saturday, permitting them to take their shows to the regional level.

  • Paul and Margaret Goffinet

    Paul and Margaret Goffinet celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City Aug. 27, 2011.

    The former Margaret Kelsey and Paul Goffinet were married Aug. 26, 1961, at St. Paul Catholic Church.
    Their attendants were Margaret Hobbs and Adrian Goffinet.
    Paul and Margaret are the parents of three children, Daniel Goffinet of Tell City, Steven Goffinet of Ferdinand and the late James Goffinet.

  • Robidoux – Smith

    Candace Robidoux and Bill Smith, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Marie Gillette and George Robidoux of Lakeland, Fla.
    She works at the Perry County Memorial Hospital.
    Mr. Smith is the son of Norma Smith and David Hedinger.
    He works at AK Steel.
    The ceremony is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 29, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Tell City.
    A reception will follow at 4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus.

  • Lutgring – Hagedorn

    Mr. and Mrs. Keith Lutgring of Tell City and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hagedorn of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Jerri Lynn Lutgring and Shawn Joseph Hagedorn.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in health services.
    She works as a charge analyst at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.

  • Laid-off worker says board refused to address concerns

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – “It was quite obvious that they had decided beforehand that they would not address any of our concerns, and they would not speak,” former custodian Betsy Riley said about a Sept. 28 executive session with Cannelton School Board members.

  • Theis 13th in state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Jillian Theis placed 13th to lead Perry Central to 14th among 27 teams in the middle school girls small school cross country meet Saturday.
    Theis ran the 3-kilometer course in 11:57. She received an all-state medal for placing in the top 25.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Verna Schwartz, 41st in 12:30; Hannah Hubert, 85th in 13:09; Elizabeth Dauby, 178th in 14:26; and Veronica Schwartz, 179th in 14:27.
    Olivia Gogel, 204th in 14:51, also finished for the Commodores.
    Vincennes Clark won with 107 points. Perry Central scored 381.

  • TC boys 2nd at Northeast Dubois

    DUBOIS—After a disappointing finish in the PAC meet Saturday, Tell City’s boys cross country team bounced back with a strong second-place finish in Northeast Dubois’ nine-team invitational Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 66 points to finish 11 ahead of third-place Forest Park, which won the PAC.
    Bedford-North Lawrence won with 21 points.

  • Castle stops Tell City in sectional

    REO—Tell City won only one game in all the matches combined as it lost to Castle 5-0 in the South Spencer boys tennis sectional semifinals Saturday.
    Castle also beat South Spencer 5-0 to win the sectional for the 18th year in a row.
    Tell City’s No. 1 singles player, junior Anjan Kashyab, entered Saturday undefeated for the season. But Castle star Brandon Davis beat Kashyab 6-0, 6-0.
    Neil Jairath beat Zach Fisher 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2 singles.

  • Kashyab All-PAC third time

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior Anjan Kashyab made the All-PAC boys tennis team Monday for the third year in a row.
    Kashyab was the top vote-getter for the 10-man team in voting by conference coaches. He is the first Tell City boy to make all-conference in tennis three times.
    Playing No. 1 singles for the Marksmen all season, he went 6-0 in the PAC, with his other two conference matches not completed due to rain.

  • Inconsistent Titans to host Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After winning four games last year, including an upset of Heritage Hills, Gibson Southern’s football team was hoping for even bigger things this year.
    But inconsistency has plagued the 2-5 Titans, who will host Tell City Friday at 7 p.m.
    They have scored 64 and 69 points in wins over Princeton and Pike Central. But they have averaged only 10.2 points in their five losses and have been shut out twice.