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Today's News

  • Sturgeon earns physical therapist assistant degree

    TELL CITY – Tina Sturgeon graduated magna cum laude in May from Vincennes University with an associate’s degree from VU’s physical therapist assistant program.

    She passed the National Physical Therapist Assistant exam in July and is a licensed PTA in the state of Indiana.

    Tina is employed by Advanced Rehabilitation Inc. in Tell City.

  • Terry – Howell

    Courtney May Terry and Brandon Lee Howell, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rusty Terry and Jennifer Snyder of Tell City. Mr. Howell is the son of Greg and Karen Howell of Tell City.

    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Blue Heron Farm near Rocky Point.

    A reception will follow at the Knights of Columbus home in Tell City.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • COLUMN: Propane preparedness tips

    By RICHARD YOUNG
    District 47 State Senator

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued an emergency declaration for our region regarding a shortage of liquefied petroleum gases, better known as LPG or propane.

  • COLUMN: It’s time to plan your time capsule contributions

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Perry County’s bicentennial celebration is only a month away and contributions are needed for a time-capsule that will be sealed shortly after the event.

    The News is gathering items on behalf of the county’s bicentennial committee and while a few items have been contributed, there is PLENTY of space left. Our partners in the project are Mulzer Crushed Stone and Huber Funeral Home.

  • EDITORIAL: Please don’t spin global-warming facts, Mr. President

    “President Barack Obama glossed over some inconvenient truths Tuesday in his climate-change speech to the United Nations,” the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

    In a report at the Yahoo News site headlined, “Fact Check: Obama’s UN speech spins statistics,” the news agency responded to five points made by Obama or his administration about progress this nation has made toward reversing practices many scientists agree are contributing to global warming.

  • Tell City defeats Crawford County

    MARENGO—Tell City won all but No. 1 singles to beat Crawford County 4-1 in boys tennis Thursday.
    The Wolfpack’s Adam Beasley edged Zach Fisher in No. 1 singles 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. But Jake Swihart beat Brent Smith 6-2, 6-0 in No.2 singles and Chandler Lacy won by forfeit in No. 3.
    The Marksmen won both doubles matches in straight sets.
    Jeff Yeung and Kevin Yeung beat Brian Mitchell and Dalton Pinter 6-0, 6-3 in No. 1.
    Luke Thomas and Jackson Ramsey beat Aaron Pearson and Gavin Coleman 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2.

  • Tell City falls to Crawford County

    MARENGO—Emma Kohnert made 22 kills and three blocks but Tell City lost to Crawford County 25-19, 25-17, 22-25, 25-20 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Natalie Peter had 42 assists for the Marksmen and Cassie Bryant made 19 digs.
    Mary Steen made eight kills and Monica Bartley served three aces.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-19, 24-25, 15-9 as Emili Stephens and Jana Lacy each made six kills and Rachel Malone added four.
    Makaylee Buntin served 12 points with three aces and Stephens added eight points with two aces. Shayna Vaquero made 16 digs.

  • Patriots overtake Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills’ defense prevented Perry Central from getting as many kills as usual as the Patriots won 25-22, 25-19, 24-26, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    Perry Central built leads of 8-0, 13-4 and 17-11 in the first game.
    Hannah Edwards served seven consecutive points for the 8-0 lead, which came with Heritage Hills’ top spiker, Madison Fella, in the front row.
    But the Patriots still rallied late for the win, setting the tone for the match.

  • Turnovers contribute to 17-6 Tell City loss

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Elliott Brown broke Tell City’s career rushing record, but three turnovers hurt the Marksmen in a 17-6 PAC football loss to Southridge Friday.
    Brown entered the game needing 163 rushing yards to break Chris Spencer’s career record of 4,396 set 1989-1992. He finished with 194 yards.
    That helped the 1-5 Marksmen outrush 5-1 Southridge 268 yards to 181 yards. They held the Raiders to just 16 yards rushing in the first half.

  • PC pounds Trojans

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central dominated offensively and defensively, shutting out Wood Memorial 52-0 in football Friday.
    Perry Central scored on its first three possessions. On its second play from scrimmage Lane Lynch threw a short pass to Luke Hilgenhold, whose running after the catch turned it into a 66-yard touchdown.
    Then the Commodores’ defense forced a three and out. Perry Central took over on the Wood Memorial 42.