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Today's News

  • Perry Central fall schedules

    Varsity Football
    August
    15    Southridge/Scr    A    7:00
    22    Tell City    H    7:00
    29    Forest Park    H      6:30
    September
    5    Crawford Co    H    6:30
    12    Paoli    A    6:30
    19    Tecumseh HC    H    7:00

  • Soccer team lacks numbers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City boys soccer coach Austin Fischer doesn’t have to worry about any reserves grumbling about lack of playing time this season.
    He does have to worry about injuries, fatigue, bad grades, suspensions or anything else that could sideline players, though, as he has only 11—the number that start a game—on his roster.
    “We’re still looking for more,” Fischer said Thursday, “but our first game is Tuesday.

  • Tell City tennis team gunning for sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Castle has won this area’s boys tennis sectional 20 years in a row, but Tell City is taking aim at ending that streak this season.
    The Marksmen have won nine dual matches each of the last two years, going 9-5 last year and winning a tourney at Heritage Hills. They lost to Castle 4-1 in the sectional championship match.
    The last time they won more than nine dual matches was 2002, but that is one of their goals this year.

  • Bulldogs have young, small volleyball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton returns only two starters from last year’s 2-22 volleyball team, but Coach Ashley Chapman is counting on quickness and strong digging to lead to improvement.
    Chapman, who was the team’s assistant coach the last two years, had only six players two weeks ago but is up to nine now, though only eight will have enough practices in to be eligible for Tuesday’s season opener.

  • Tell City’s volleyball team young but deep

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s volleyball team had two All-PAC hitters last year and knew it would lose one to graduation.
    But the other one, 6-foot Kassidie Hayes who led the team in kills and blocks last year, was scheduled to return until she tore an anterior cruciate ligament in a summer AAU tourney.
    Her loss will be felt, but Coach Dalonda Hayes still thinks the Marksmen have a strong enough frontline to contend for the PAC title.

  • Commodores expect another strong year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team has gone 24-7 and 27-5 the last two years, tying for the PLAC title in 2012 and winning it outright last year.
    Despite the graduation of two four-year starters who combined to make all-conference five times, Coach Becky Genet expects similar success this year.

  • Pet of the Week

    GINGER is a female beagle mix about 18 months old who has been at the shelter for over four months.

    She has been overlooked and is still awaiting a family of her own to walk through the doors of the PCAS. Ginger loves to go for long walks and play with toys.

    She seems to bond quickly to adults, however children make her nervous from time to time.

  • Schweizer Fest showcases local talent

    Winners from the youth and adult divisions take the stage at the conclusion of Thursday evening’s Schweizer Fest talent show. The first place winner in the youth category was seven-year-old Lily Lindauer who took the prize for her hip-hop dance routine.

  • Fire guts Tell City family’s home

    TELL CITY – A Saturday fire left a Tell City family working to pick up the pieces. The fire at Sam and Tara Throgmorton’s home at 1419 Fulton St. broke out Saturday afternoon and was likely caused by an extension cord running to a window air-conditioning unit, Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne said.

    The family was not at home at the time and no one was injured. However, much of the home was heavily damaged.

  • Church News

    Little Pigeon Baptist gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church near Lamar will hold a meal and gospel sing Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church.
    A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and singing by “The Montgomery Family” will begin at 7 p.m.
    All are invited and welcome.

    Ice cream social at Trinity United Aug. 24