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Today's News

  • More census jobs available

    TELL CITY -  Louie Heitkemper, co-chair of the Tell City 2010 Census Complete County Committee, received the word this week that census-related jobs are still available.

    Positions offer good pay, flexible 40-hour schedules and mileage reimbursement for field-related positions.

    For more information, call (866) 861-2010.

     

  • Opening doors into history
  • New clapboard for historic 1892 Crossroads Church

    DEXTER — Crossroads Church has drawn worshippers for more than a century. Now its exterior is getting a little tender loving care. The public can help support the effort through donations. Church member Linda Schraner said she and the congregation are working to raise the $8,000 needed to replace clapboard on the front and rear of the church.

    "It's thin and worn after 117 years," Schraner said this week.

  • Police detain teen for alleged sex act in park

    TELL CITY - A teenage boy was detained last Monday after he allegedly forced a younger boy to perform a sex act on him in Zoercher-Bettinger Park.

    Detective Alan Malone said the teen was detained and later released to his parents. He faces a possible charge of child molesting. A neighbor saw the sex act taking place and called police. Malone declined to give the ages of the juveniles but said there was a seven-year age difference between the alleged perpetrator and the victim.

  • Kohnert named to All-PAC team

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior middle hitter Elizabeth Kohnert was named to the All-PAC volleyball team chosen by conference coaches Monday.

    Kohnert led the Marksmen in kills with 301 and blocks with 112. “I would say probably 60 to 70 of those were solo blocks,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

    Added Hayes, “She’s got a lot of natural athletic ability. Since I’ve been here she’s probably my best blocker ever—her timing’s great.

  • Perry Central boys qualify for state meet

    NASHVILLE—Eric Scheiber placed 13th to lead Perry Central to fourth place in the 20-team Brown County boys cross country semistate Saturday.

    That qualified the Commodores for the state meet, to be held at noon Saturday at LaVern Gibson Championship course at Wabash Valley Sports Center in Terre Haute.

    “We ran pretty well from a team perspective,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “We weren’t that far out of third place (12 points behind Bloomington South).

  • Braves spike Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton made no kills or ace serves in a 25-3, 25-8, 25-9 loss to Tecumseh in the Class A volleyball sectional Saturday.

    After Cannelton had a side out on its first serve, Teri Newmaster served nine consecutive points for the Braves to give them a 10-0 lead. The Bulldogs were unable to successfully return most of her serves.

    Rebecca Brown added 11 consecutive points, including one ace, as Tecumseh increased its lead to 22-1.

    Tecumseh also had big serving turns early in the next two games.

  • No. 5 Perry Central to host No. 4 Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will try to contain one of the state’s leading rushers when two of the top five Class A football teams in the state meet in the sectional semifinals Friday at 6:30 p.m.

    The Commodores, 9-1 and ranked fifth in the final Class A state coaches poll, will host North Daviess, 9-1 and ranked fourth in that poll.

    The Cougars’ offense is led by Ryan Webster, a 5-foot-9, 185-pound senior running back.

  • Tell City, North Posey in football rematch Friday

    POSEYVILLE—Continued improvement on defense could be the key to Tell City’s chances in its football sectional semifinal game at North Posey Friday at 7 p.m.

    The Marksmen scored 22 points in a regular-season loss to North Posey Oct. 2, which was then their highest total of the season.

    But they gave up 45 points that night. However they have not given up more than two touchdowns in regulation play in any of their three games since.

    The 7-3 Vikings will test Tell City’s defense with a strong running game.

  • Schlichter helping Tell City offense improve

    TELL CITY—A trip to a jewelry store produced a jewel of an offensive coordinator for Tell City’s football team.

    Art Schlichter recalls, “I was in Roland’s (on Main Street in Tell City) buying something for my daughter and Ken Roland said, ‘Would you be interested in helping the high school team?’ I said I might, and Don Hitz (Tell City’s head coach) gave me a call a day or two later).”