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Today's News

  • Anderson – Conrad

    Melissa “Misty” Dawn Anderson and David “Andy” Andrew Conrad II were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Second Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tenn.
    The bride is the daughter of Tom and LeighAnn Orsulak and Zana Anderson, all of Smyrna, Tenn. Mr. Conrad is the son of Bill and Ginger Conrad of Cannelton.

    The bride was given away in marriage by her brother, Cody Anderson, and her stepfather, Tom Orsulak in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Mike Thompson.

  • Alvey reaches Eagle Scout rank

    TELL CITY – Blake Alvey, 18, of Tell City has earned the highest advancement award Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    Alvey was recognized in ceremonies led by Scoutmaster Jon Scheer Nov. 13 at St. Paul Catholic Church.
    A member of St. Paul Church Troop 192, Buffalo Trace Council, Alvey is one of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank.
    Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully complete a community or church-related service project to earn his Eagle.

  • Fame induction will be star-filled event

    When Wes Davis, Pat Malone and Dave Schank are inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, they won’t be the only former star athletes in attendance.
    As I said in an earlier column, it would be nice if some of the baseball players who helped the Marksmen win a conference title last spring could attend. But the four seniors from that team are all playing college baseball and have already started spring practice, so it’s unlikely they will be able to make it to the 4:30 p.m. induction ceremony.

  • Rappites’ late run stops Bulldogs

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    NEW HARMONY—New Harmony ended the game with a 24-3 run to defeat Cannelton 63-52 in boys basketball Friday night.
    The Bulldogs led at the end of each of the first three quarters, taking a seven-point lead at the end of the third period as Brandon Cook banked in a 50-foot three-point shot at the buzzer.
    Cook hit another three on Cannelton’s first possession of the fourth quarter, pushing its lead to 10 points. The Bulldogs, however, could not sustain their momentum.  

  • Eagles trap Tell City

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Ohio County used a half-court trap that led to easy baskets in a 72-56 boys basketball win over Tell City Friday.
    With 5:13 left in the third quarter Brian Arnold’s layup cut Ohio County's lead to one, 27-26. Then the Eagles used the half-court trap to go on an 11-0 run.
    Logan Baumann started the run by making three free throws after being fouled on a three-point shot.

  • Crawford County nips PC in overtime

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Perry Central’s final basket was ruled to have come after the buzzer, allowing Crawford County to nip the Commodores 62-60 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    After falling behind by 11 points in the first 4:04 of the game, Perry Central rallied to tie the score at the end of regulation on a strong second half by Tanner Cassidy.
    Cassidy, who scored 21 of his game-high 23 points after halftime, hit a driving 5-foot shot with 0:07 left in regulation to tie the score 54-54.

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  • Tell City girls’ shooting cold in loss to North Posey

    TELL CITY—Tell City Coach John Lyons called his team’s play in a 42-20 PAC girls basketball loss to North Posey Saturday “embarrassing.”
    “We didn’t show up to play,” he said. “We didn’t play half as well as we did against South Spencer.”
    It was hard to find any positive statistics for the Marksmen.
    They committed 26 turnovers and hit only 4 of 33 (12.1 percent) from the field, including 2 of 18 from three-point range.

  • Marksman boys seventh in PAC

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City made the championship finals in only two individual events as it finished seventh in the seven-team PAC boys swim meet Saturday.

  • Cannelton crushes Riders

    CANNELTON—Turnovers were the big difference as Cannelton trounced Wesley Christian 67-36 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton edged the team from eastern Kentucky 40.0 percent to 35.9 percent in field-goal shooting and 34-30 in rebounds.
    But the Riders committed 25 turnovers compared with just seven for Cannelton. That was the main reason the Bulldogs got 26 more field goal attempts.