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Today's News

  • PC pulls away from Tell City

    TELL CITY—Perry Central stopped Tell City’s rushing game and used a strong ball-control offense to beat the Marksmen 28-7 in football Friday.

    The Commodores held Tell City to 62 yards rushing on 34 carries while amassing 265 yards on 39 carries themselves.

    The Commodores outrushed the Marksmen 105 yards to 39 yards in the first half and gained twice as many first downs as the Marksmen in that half.

  • Exchange student stars for Tell City soccer team

    TELL CITY—Members of Tell City’s athletic department may want Randy and Lisa Cole to pick their lottery numbers, as they have been really lucky in bringing star foreign exchange athletes to Tell City.

    One can count on one hand the number of exchange students who have ever starred for Tell City sports teams. And two of them have stayed with the Coles.

    Two years ago Kathi Kassen lived with the Coles and was one of the Marksmen’s top volleyball and girls tennis players.

  • Boonville’s spiking beats Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had one of its best blocking matches but could not match Boonville in kills and lost to the Pioneers 25-18, 25-7, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.

    Megan Broshears made 11 kills for Boonville, matching the total of Perry Central’s top three hitters combined.

    Olivia Schroeder led the Commodores in kills with five.

    Boonville had 29 assists compared with Perry Central’s 11. Tessa Lynch led Perry Central with six assists.

    Megan Hedinger made seven blocks for the Commodores. Lynch added four and Schroeder made two.

  • Tecumseh tops Tell City

    TELL CITY—Julie Roeder made 21 kills as Tecumseh beat Tell City 17-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-16 in PAC volleyball Thursday.

    Tell City fell to 0-5 in the conference and 7-9 overall.

    Tecumseh won the junior varsity match 25-22, 18-25, 15-7.

    Megan Austin made eight kills for 3-6 Tell City and Stori Beard added four.

    Cassidy Barnhill made nine digs and Devin Marchand served four aces.

    Tell City will host Cannelton Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

  • Archers overtake Gibson Southern

    TELL CITY—Reese Miller scored two touchdowns in the second half as Tell City beat Gibson Southern 24-12 in eighth grade football Thursday.

    Miller scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run in the third quarter. He later scored on a 14-yard pass from Brennan Malone.

    Tell City scored its first-half touchdowns on a 2-yard run by Trevor Zuelly and a 59-yard pass from Chris Schaefer to Drew Mowery.

    On defense Malone intercepted a pass and Jimmy Phillips recovered a fumble.

  • County could see military activity this week

    PERRY COUNTY - Marines preparing for deployment next year will conduct an exercise in southern Indiana and northern Kentucky beginning Thursday and continuing through Oct. 7.

    He couldn't say specifically what Perry County people will see, Marine Capt. Robert Shuford told The News Friday, but activity here will likely be limited to flyovers of military aircraft such as Ospreys, Harriers and Huey and Cobra helicopters.

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  • Tax rates, summer-jobs cut proposed

    TELL CITY - County-council members have proposed property-tax rates for next year after cutting hundreds of thousands of dollars from next year's budget.   

    Except for the county's probation officer, whose salary is controlled by state law, county employees won't see a pay increase in 2010.

  • 8-year-old survives prognosis to go on living, laughing, loving

    LEOPOLD - Zaeden Hillenbrand is a happy, active 8-year-old boy who loves to laugh. "He's a big goofy kid," said his father, Fred Hillenbrand.

    This is a big difference from when doctors told Fred and his wife, Danielle, that Zaeden only had a 5 percent chance to survive, and if he did, his quality of life would be poor.

    Thanks to research and funding by the March of Dimes, however, he survives.

    "We owe them so much," said Danielle.

  • William Tell earns health award

    TELL CITY - William Tell Elementary participated last spring in the Healthy Hoosier School Award and was awarded a silver level for creating a healthy school environment.

    Indiana Action for Healthy Kids has named 92 elementary- , middle- and high-school recipients with the 2008-09 Healthy Hoosier Award - the most ever.