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Today's News

  • Electric-company staffers attend power conference

    INDIANAPOLIS - Six directors and two staff from Southern Indiana Power were part of the more than 1,000 locally elected directors and staff members from 138 electric cooperatives in 14 states who attended the 2008 National Rural Electric Cooperative Association regional meeting Sept. 3-5 in Indianapolis.

    Attending were directors Gary Waninger, Leon Meyer, Don Braun, Randy Kleaving, Michelle Lynch and Jeff Vogel and staff members Mike Hammack, chief executive officer, and Nick Schutzius.

  • Meth forum scheduled

    LEOPOLD - The Leadership Perry County Class of 2008 will hold the second of three methamphetamine forums at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    The public is invited to attend any or all of the forums.

  • Woman on winning team in Charlie Tuggle scramble

    TELL CITY - Stacy Davis, a former women's golfer in Minnesota, was on the winning team in the afternoon scramble of the Charlie Tuggle Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 13.

    Davis teamed with her husband, Kevin Davis, and Bernie Meyer to shoot a 59 to win the 22-team scramble by one stroke.

    "She was one of the main reasons they won," said Randy Fischer, who helped run the tourney. "She eagled one hole by herself and birdied another."

    Fischer, Brian Elder and Bruce Chinn placed second.

    Mark Short, Brad Henrickson and Kevin Ballis won the 18-team morning scramble.

  • Marksmen tie Rebels' varsity team

    TELL CITY - Jason Hackbarth scored the game-tying goal with 1:30 left as Tell City tied South Spencer's varsity soccer team 1-1 Thursday.

    Hackbarth "beat a couple of guys and went to the goal really nice" for the unassisted goal, said Tell City Coach Fred Hillenbrand.

    The Marksmen also had "some really good chances for another goal" but could not capitalize, said Hillenbrand.

    South Spencer scored its goal earlier in the game on a high ball in the box.

  • Alpine 2nd in coed tourney

    EVANSTON - Brian Garrett hit .828 with eight home runs and 28 RBIs to lead Alpine to second place in the 13-team Evanston Hog Roast coed softball tourney last weekend.

    Alpine beat Ben Thompson's team 17-2 but then lost its second game of the double-elimination tourney to Lautner Farms 11-5.

    Alpine came back to beat Jonathan Leslie 12-0, Waupaca by forfeit, the Hideaway 17-2, Golden Living 13-0 and Erica Buse's team 6-3 before falling to Moondawgie's 16-8 in the championship game.

  • Cannelton outlasts Rock Creek

    CANNELTON - A balanced spiking attack carried Cannelton past Rock Creek Christian 14-25, 25-15, 25-23, 18-25, 15-10 in volleyball Friday.

    This was the Bulldogs' first varsity victory since they beat Trinity Lutheran in the Orleans tourney Sept. 2, 2006.

    Sarah Powers made six spikes, Shy May and Hannah Baur five apiece, and Brooke Powers and Jaci Garrett four each.

    Three of Brooke Powers' spikes went for kills. Sarah Powers and May each added two kills.

    May was the team's leading setter. Brooke Powers and Nakaa Myers each made two blocks.

  • PC outspikes Lanesville

    LANESVILLE - Megan Hedinger made 14 kills and four blocks as Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-23, 25-19, 23-25, 20-25, 15-12 in volleyball Monday.

    Hedinger went 36 for 42 spiking overall.

    Jessica Huber added 11 kills on 28 for 30 spiking.

    Sloan Harpenau had 18 assists and Tessa Lynch added 15.

    Huber made 17 digs, Hilarie Hahus 15, and Lynch nine.

    Harpenau served three aces and Huber added two.

  • Thomas heading to regional

    JASPER - Tell City senior Amber Thomas shot a 94 in the IHSAA girls golf sectional Saturday to qualify for the regional.

    The top three teams in the nine-team sectional and the top three individuals not on those teams advanced.

    Tell City finished fifth with 477 strokes. But Thomas placed sixth overall and second among individuals not on the top three teams.

    "She hit the ball very well," said Tell City Coach Jim Meek. "Had she putted better, she had a real shot at winning it outright.

  • Southridge turns back Tell City

    TELL CITY - Tell City split three-set doubles matches but Southridge won all three singles matches to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.

    Andy Kast and Greg Hollinden beat Phil Buening and Tyler Messmer 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles for Tell City's victory.

    Patrick Hagedorn and Trent Wheatley won their first set in No. 2 doubles but eventually lost to Austin Rasche and Clay McConnell 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.

  • Tell City to host Southridge

    TELL CITY - Tell City will host its fourth state-ranked opponent of the season when the Marksmen face Southridge in PAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.

    The 4-1 Raiders are ranked eighth in Class 2A in the Associated Press media poll and ninth in the coaches poll.

    They have a fast running back in Brett Roesner, a 5-foot-10, 165-pound senior who frequently scores on long plays.

    He ran 52 yards for a touchdown in last week's 28-6 win over South Spencer and made an 81-yard touchdown run in the Raiders' overtime loss to North Posey two weeks ago.