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Today's News

  • Daughters of 1812 meeting

    CLARKSVILLE – Daughters of 1812, Johnathan Jennings Chapter of Harrison County met March 11, 2017, at the Golden Coral in Clarksville.

    There were 10 members, three prospective members and four guests present. Currently there are 32 members in the chapter.

    The meeting was opened by Carolyn Lynn, president of the chapter. She lead The Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Flag of 1812 and The American Creed.

  • Busy BE Ministry set to hold various events this spring

    TELL CITY – BE Ministry will host a Bible discussion the second Tuesday each month. The next discussion will be held Tuesday, April 11, at 6 p.m. at Noble’s IGA Cafe. The group will discuss Genesis chapters 9-13. There is no fee. Guests are encouraged to take their favorite Bible, insights and questions.

  • Tell City boys tie for 4th in PAC junior high meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Evan Noble placed in the top five in all four of his events to lead Tell City to a fourth-place tie in the PAC junior high boys swim meet Thursday.
    Tell City, with just seven boys competing, and Pike Central each scored 150 points. Heritage Hills won with 292.
    Noble swam a strong anchor leg on the 200-yard freestyle relay as Tell City overtook Pike Central for third place by 20-hundredths of a second.

  • Hubert, Lynch big Perry Central winners

    LEOPOLD—Luke Hubert was named Perry Central’s boys basketball Most Valuable Player at the school’s winter sports awards program Thursday.

  • Tell City girls place 2nd in PAC swim meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won four of the 11 events but Southridge edged the Marksmen for first place in the PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.
    Southridge scored 295 points. Tell City was second with 281 and Heritage Hills was third in the six-team meet with 187.
    Fifth graders were not allowed to compete in the conference meet, so that took away some of Tell City’s swimmers from its undefeated regular season.

  • Beard named MVP of all-county team

    Tell City sophomore forward/center Braeden Beard was a nearly unanimous choice in voting for the Most Valuable Player of the News’ 40th annual All-Perry County boys basketball team.

  • It’s time to spot seed lawn’s bare patches

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    I do not worry about any perfection in our “lawn” around the house. It largely blends into the pastures where we graze sheep and poultry. However, we do need to spot seed from time to time to recover heavy-use areas and around bale feeders.

    The areas we need to address are small, otherwise I would be hesitant to do much until late August.  Spring seeding comes second to the preferred late summer timing for complete lawn renovation or seeding a brand-new lawn.

  • Commodores of science
  • Anderson FD firefighter of the year
  • Crean’s teams simply did not win enough

    This editorial first appeared in the (Bloomington) Herald-Times.

     

    There’s a simple reason Indiana University athletic director Fred Glass had no choice but to fire men’s basketball coach Tom Crean.

    His teams didn’t win enough games enough seasons. Some years they did, but too many years, they didn’t.