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Today's News

  • Archers name disappearing from seventh, eighth grades

    When Tell City Junior High School opened in 1980, many parents felt that the sports teams there needed their own identities, separate from the high school.
    After all, the seventh and eighth grade teams from Tell City schools before had included the St. Paul Saints and Hoosier Heights Wildcats (Newman, the third junior high feeding into Tell City High School before 1980, had no team nickname).

  • Flat Marksmen lose to Patriots

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City made only two blocks and only five ace serves in a 25-19, 25-12, 25-14 PAC volleyball loss to Heritage Hills Tuesday.

  • Perry Central 6th in tourney

    MONTGOMERY—No Commodore made more than six kills in the matches Perry Central lost as the team finished sixth in Barr-Reeve’s eight-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores lost to Trinity Lutheran 25-17, 25-19 and to Barr-Reeve 25-11, 25-5 but beat Greencastle 25-14, 25-16 in pool play.
    Northview then beat the Commodores 25-18, 17-25, 16-14 in the battle for fifth place.
    Ashley Gengelbach led the Commodores with four kills against Trinity Lutheran.

  • Perry Central’s serving beats Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Grace James served 14 aces as Perry Central beat Cannelton 25-18, 25-6 in eighth grade volleyball Tuesday.

  • ‘Machete’ started as fake preview

    “Machete” started as a joke, in a way. It was one of the fake movie previews from Quentin Tarintino and Robert Rodriguez’s “Grindhouse” double feature. Rodriguez claims he always thought of it as a feature, but the fact is the preview was made before the feature film, which is definitely odd. Either way, I am very glad that they ended up making a full movie out of the idea.

  • Free on the inside

    A tent revival behind the razor wires of Branchville Correctional Facility stirred the spirits of hundreds of men incarcerated there. The facility was the first correctional facility in the state to sponsor a tent revival last year and another complex has adopted the idea.

    Staff and more than 50 volunteers helped organize and facilitate the series of sermons, music, personal testimonials and inspirational speakers. Each of the 13 sessions promoted a positive message, the facility’s chaplains said.

  • Legion to conduct memorial service for Sept. 11 victims

    TELL CITY – In memory of the 2,921 civilians and 55 military personnel who perished in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, American Legion Post 213 in Tell City will host a memorial at 9:28 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at the post.
    Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Hunters Night Out will offer raffles, auctions, dinner

    TELL CITY – Tell City Ducks Unlimited will host a Hunters Night Out Saturday.

    The Hunters Night Out will feature a live and silent auction, several raffles and dinner. Both auctions will have something for all hunters such as fishing, duck, deer and turkey hunting equipment.

    A cornhole tournament will be held before the event. Registration will start at noon, with the tournament starting at 1 p.m. Cost of the tournament is $20. Bring your own partner.

  • Vendors sought for Cannelton Heritage Festival

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival committee is accepting vendor applications for its Saturday, October 9, 2010 art festival.

    The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade items.

  • Bryant wins 2010 Shoot for the Stars