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  • Kellems – Sillings

    Felicia Kellems of Cannelton and Brandon Sillings of Leavenworth were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 11, 2013, in Fulda.

    The bride is the daughter of Michele and Eddie Kellems of Cannelton. Mr. Sillings is the son of Scott and Hallie Denise Sillings of Leavenworth.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father and mother during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Harold Nix.

  • HAPPENINGS, May 16

    Girl Scouts honor Perry County girls at awards event
     EVANSVILLE – Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana recognized the achievements and contributions of its members in 2012-13 at its annual Girl Awards Event, held recently at the Scottish Rite in Evansville.
    Dakota Henderson, Brittany Brumfield and Amber Schulthise, all of Tell City, received 10-Year membership pins. Sarah Allen of Derby and Katie Fuchs of Tell City were recognized as graduating seniors.

    D of I state convention

  • Braunecker – Blake

    Lauren Braunecker and John A. Blake of Tell City, along with their parents, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mary and Clayton Billings of Tell City and Rick and Kara Braunecker of Tell City.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree.
    She is a third-grade elementary teacher at William Tell Elementary.

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  • Commodores 3rd in 4-team match

    SANTA CLAUS—No one shot under 46 for Perry Central as it finished third in a four-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Jasper won with 149. Southridge shot 158, Perry Central 199, and Forest Park 202.
    Trevor Carter shot 10-over-par 46 to lead Perry Central.
    Nathan Bashor and James Rogier each shot 48 and Nick Edwards 57 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.
    Eric Schepers was their fifth man with 58.
    Perry Central, 16-9, will compete in a three-team match at Tell City Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Boonville no-hits Marksmen

    BOONVILLE—Jordan Buxton pitched a no-hitter as Boonville beat Tell City 10-0 in girls softball Thursday.
    Buxton struck out 11 and walked one in the six-inning game. The Marksmen never hit a ball out of the infield.
    “She had a nice rise ball and good speed,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    The only runner to reach base against her was Sydney Goffinet, who walked to lead off the sixth inning.
    Goffinet advanced to second on Bailey Sandage’s ground out but was stranded there.

  • Girls sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Cannelton drew first-round opponents ranked No. 3 in the state in their class in IHSAA girls softball sectional drawings Thursday.
    Tell City will play Mater Dei in the first game of a seven-team, Class 2A sectional at Cedar Crest School 6 p.m. Monday, May 20 (all times listed are Perry County times).
    The winner of that game will play defending sectional champion South Spencer, which drew the first-round bye, in the semifinals 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22.

  • Commodores outhit Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Hannah Edwards had three hits and Lexi Aders drove in three runs as Perry Central beat Mitchell 7-4 in PLAC girls softball Thursday.
    The Commodores scored five runs on four hits in the first inning.
    They built their lead to 7-0 in the top of the fifth.
    Mitchell got its hitting going late, though several were “little bloops,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    The Commodores outhit Mitchell 13-10 despite their swings being “way out front” of Mitchell’s slower than usual pitches, Rothgerber said.

  • Raiders edge Tell City

    TELL CITY—Southridge scored a run in the seventh inning to edge Tell City 5-4 in a battle of PAC baseball leaders Thursday.
    Tell City built a 4-1 lead with four runs in the bottom of the second inning. Gant Miller started that rally with a double.
    Trent Rainey, Spenser Beard and Brian Arnold each drove in a run that inning, with the other one scoring on an error.
    Two 30-minute lightning delays took away some of the Marksmen’s momentum.

  • Tell City boys 2nd in PAC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won two events and placed in the top three in 13 as it finished second in the PAC boys track meet Thursday.
    Tell City scored 138 points. Forest Park won the nine-team meet with 146.
    “I told the boys that if we scored 150 points, we’d win by 20,” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz. But the top two teams combined for higher scores than usual.
    Tell City won the meet in 2009 with only 116.33 points.