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Today's News

  • Southridge holds off Tell City

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge won No. 2 singles and both doubles matches to beat Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Friday.

    Tell City’s Anjan Kashyab beat John Veatch 6-4, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.

    The Marksmen also won in No. 3 singles, as Chris Kohnert outlasted Seth Payne 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-5).

    Southridge’s Phil Buening beat Greg Hollinden 6-4, 6-3 in No. 2 singles.

    The Raiders won both doubles matches in straight sets.

    Kyle Dischinger and Matt Blesch beat Trent Wheatley and Patrick Hagedorn 6-4, 6-2 in No. 1.

  • Marksmen win tourney in OT

    POSEYVILLE—Christoph Drexler made the final penalty kick as Tell City beat Gibson Southern 5-4 to win North Posey’s junior varsity soccer tourney Saturday.

    Gibson Southern led 2-0 with five minutes left in regulation, but Drexler scored two goals in a three-minute span to tie the game.

    The teams were still tied 2-2 after two overtime periods, necessitating the move to penalty kicks.

    Gibson Southern made two of its five penalty kicks, and Kyli Smithson and A.J. Flynn each made one for Tell City.

  • Aquatic life getting bigger swimming holes

    TELL CITY - Perry County commissioners passed two bids for culvert work to the county's highway superintendent and U.S. Forest Service representatives for review during a regular meeting Sept. 23, then approved the lower offer later in the meeting.

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  • TC band wins contest, Battle of Bands

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Marching Marksmen were warming up for the Evansville North Invitational Saturday when clouds in the area became "pretty funny-looking," their assistant director said.

    "We were told at the end of warm-up to go back to the buses," Natasha Edmondson said. The students sat nearly two hours and watched as three bands left due to rain. The directors who remained - Tell City's and four others - decided to go ahead and perform.

  • Perry Central band takes fourth, third

    LEOPOLD - Weather affected both of their contests Saturday, but the Marching Commodores performed "pretty well," according to Band Director Rob Cason, who said the weekend provided this year's first opportunities to perform their entire show.

    Field conditions at the Castle (High School) Invitational limited the Perry Central Community School band to a standstill performance on the school's track, he said. They earned fourth place and best percussion and pit-crew awards there.

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  • Trail Fees 101: Where does the money go?

    Editor's Note: Information for this article on trail fees in the Hoosier National Forest was provided by Les Wadzinski, the forest's recreation-program manager.

    Why is there a fee for the use of trails in the Hoosier National Forest?

  • Lincoln Hills offers help with energy bills

    TELL CITY - Hoosiers may apply for assistance with their heating bills through a program called the Energy Assistance Program, announced Larry K. Kleeman, executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp.

    Appointments must be made and are now being accepted. The Low Income Home Energy Assitance Program is federal block grant funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and administered by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.

  • Crisis Connection gives Girl Scouts safety tips

    PERRY COUNTY - Crisis Connection Inc. hosted a "Staying Safe" workshop Sept. 24 for more than 100 Daisy, Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts and their leaders from Raintree Council.

    The '"Staying Safe" curriculum used was designed to help girls and the people who care for them learn ways to better ensure their personal security. Created with input from girls ages 4 to 17 years, the series is a component of Project Anti-Violence Education, the Way, a national Girl Scout violence intervention initiative funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.