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Today's News

  • Kohnert propels TC to 4th in invitational

    RAMSEY—Emma Kohnert won the 100-meter high hurdles and placed in the top four in three other events to lead Tell City to fourth place in North Harrison’s 10-team girls track invitational Friday.
    The Marksmen scored 70 points. Silver Creek won with 159.5.
    Kohnert ran the 100 hurdles in 17.20 seconds in the finals to beat runner-up Alexis Cook of Springs Valley by 39-hundredths of a second.
    Kohnert placed third in the long jump at 14 feet, 4 inches - just three-fourths of an inch behind second place and three inches behind the winner.

  • Tell City boys 3rd in 11-team meet

    RAMSEY—Seth Vaquero won two races and Kevin Yeung won the pole vault to lead Tell City to third place in North Harrison’s 11-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Tell City scored 93 points, just half a point behind second-place Crawford County. Silver Creek won with 140.5 points.
    Vaquero won the 800-meter run in 2:04.61 and teamed with Jackson Ramsey, Devin Newton and Jacob Mowery to win the 1600 relay in 3:42.15.
    Chase Beckort, Nate Kaiser, Elliot Reed and Vaquero placed second in the 3200 relay in 8:58.83.

  • Lasher’s quick complete game leads PC past Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Brandon Lasher pitched a three-hitter and Perry Central made the most of its one hit to beat Paoli 2-1 in baseball Monday.
    “Brandon Lasher had a really good night on the mound,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “He only had one walk (to go with three strikeouts) and kept hitters off balance with a good mix of speeds.
    “He was pretty efficient and only threw 75 pitches (54 for strikes) in the complete game.

  • Tell City jumps on Cannelton early

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 12 runs in the first inning en route to a 22-0 baseball win over Cannelton Tuesday.
    The Marksmen had nine hits, drew three walks, and took advantage of two Cannelton errors in their big first inning.
    Reed Goffinet started the inning with a single to left field and Hunter Rowe walked. Both scored on Travis Burchett’s double to right-center.

  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes employees of the quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Employee Appreciation Team has announced  Branchville Correctional Facility’s Employees of the Quarter. 

    •  Supervisor of the Quarter, Linda Stone. She is a correctional sergeant at the facility and began her career at Branchville in 2004.

    • Non-Custody Employee of the Quarter: Joanne Flamion.  Mrs. Flamion is a Secretary III at the facility. She began her career at Branchville in 1990. 

  • Century 21 Arnold & Associates welcomes new broker associate

    TELL CITY – Amanda Lasher has joined the broker associate team of Century 21 Arnold & Associates in Tell City.

  • Fighting Indiana’s drug epidemic

    Erin Houchin

    State Sen. District 47

     

    Combating Indiana’s drug-abuse epidemic is a top priority for the Indiana General Assembly. Our state has led the nation in the number of meth-lab incidents three years in a row, with 1,530 meth labs seized by law enforcement last year alone. Meth, heroin and prescription drug abuse are destroying lives and damaging entire communities.

    This year, I supported several pieces of legislation to help curb this rapidly increasing problem. Three of these bills were recently signed by the governor.

  • What’s in your backyard stream?

    Len Kring

    Fisheries Biologist

     

    Most people who fish and enjoy our local aquatic resources are familiar with fish species such as bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass and black crappie.  Now, what if I said we have fantail darters, southern redbelly dace, pirate perch or creek chubsuckers? 

  • Advancement in local medical, educational opportunities

    State Rep. Ron Bacon

    Guest Columnist

     

    Working in the medical industry since 1967 and living in the southwest region of Indiana all my life, I’ve witnessed firsthand the advancements in health-care services and improvements to medical facilities in our area.

  • Plant propagation: It’s not as hard as you think

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    The most common form of plant propagation is digging and dividing, which is best done in early spring before new growth or in the fall before plants go dormant. Digging and dividing is great for herbaceous plants, but those plants that are considered woody ornamentals do not divide as easily with a spade. In this case, we can look to the technique of rooting out softwood cuttings from the mother plant.