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Today's News

  • Education notes

    Indiana State announces dean’s list
    TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester. Students must have a 3.5 grade-point average or above on a 4.0-point scale in order to be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana State.
    Area students making the fall 2011 ISU dean’s list include Sarah Roccia and Dana Sibrel of Cannelton, Justin Sabelhaus of Grandview, Monica Block of Leopold and Kelsie Bland, Ryan Henrickson and Emily James, all of Tell City.

  • Perry Central preschool, kindergarten roundup info

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year. Children who will be 4 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.
    Preschool roundup will be held April 20. Roundup for kindergarten students who do not currently attend preschool at Perry Central will be held April 27. Students who currently attend Perry Central Preschool will automatically be registered for kindergarten next year.

  • Ubelhor – Sitzman

    Lori Ubelhor and Nathan Sitzman were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, held at St. Meinrad Catholic Church.

    The bride is the daughter of Doug and Julie Ubelhor of Bristow. Mr. Sitzman is the son of Jerry and Martha Sitzman of St. Meinrad.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Anthony Vinson.

  • North pulls away from Marksmen in 2nd half

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    EVANSVILLE—Evansville North, with five players scoring in double figures, used its depth and quickness to beat Tell City 107-72 in boys basketball Thursday.
    Tell City Coach Troy Noble said, “We played a better team. We were able to score 72 points on the home court of a 4A school. They are talented, quick, the most athletic team we will play.
    “I thought we competed for 21⁄2 quarters. From the middle of the third to the end it got out of control.”

  • Perry Central falls short in double OT

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Brian Huebner scored the go-ahead points in the second overtime as Northeast Dubois defeated Perry Central 89-83 in boys basketball Thursday.

  • Rangers nip PC girls

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Forest Park hit three three-point shots in the third quarter to erase an 11-point deficit and beat Perry Central 44-40 in Class 2A girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Bulldogs make finals

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Cannelton pulled away from New Harmony with timely three-point shooting and clutch free throws and held on to win 50-46 in the Class A girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Hornets outshoot Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Hancock County outshot Cannelton 49.1 percent to 25.3 percent from the field and beat the Bulldogs 71-44 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “We got a lot of shots off (67)—we just couldn’t hit any,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “They were open looks.
    “Hancock County moved the ball well and they’ve got some pretty good shooters. And then they’ve got the Rates girl (Beth) in the middle—she’s about 6 feet tall and she’s a handful.”

  • Boating ed class in Jasper

    JASPER – Indiana Conservation Officers will conduct a boating safety education course at the Jasper Moose Family Center, 2507 N. Newton Street, in Jasper Feb. 18. Class will begin at 9 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m.
    The boater education class is open to the public and graduates of this course will receive the Indiana Boater Safety Education certificate. This certification will enable those that are 15 years of age with an identification card to operate a motorboat on Indiana waters.

  • Tell Citians 0-4 in wrestling regional

    NEWBURGH—All four Tell City entrants in the Castle wrestling regional lost in the first round Saturday.
    Spenser Beard was tied 2-2 with James Lindenschmidt of Harrison late in the third period of their 160-pound match. But Lindenschmidt then scored a reversal to win.
    Justin Alvarez lost 7-2 to eventual runner-up Branson Schroeder in the 132 class.
    Jessie Lawalin got pinned by Gideon Vanhook of Reitz in 3:30 in the 126 class.
    Cody Osborne was pinned by eventual runner-up Jesse Hohl of Evansville Central in 51 seconds in the heavyweight class.