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Today's News

  • The future of Indiana coal

    BRUCE STEVENS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt did a big favor for Indiana last Tuesday with the repeal of the Clean Power Plan. This decision will spare Indiana from a massive regulation that would have weakened our power grid, increased electric bills and cost good-paying Hoosier jobs.

    The CPP, established during the Obama administration, was promoted as a way to reduce emissions said to contribute to global warming.

  • Halloween Thrills

    Scaryaoke Saturday at Cannelton Legion

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion will host a “Scaryaoke” karaoke event on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the post home, located at 516 Knight St.

    The doors will open at 5 p.m. and there will be karaoke singing, dancing and nibbles from 6 to 10 p.m. Music will be provided by Cannelcade of Music. Snacks and treats will be provided but those attending should being their own drinks.

  • Off-field victories most important ones

    Anyone who knows me well knows I am a highly competitive person. I would like to win every softball game I coach and every euchre game I play, even if that is unrealistic.

  • Ettensohn gets honorable mention on All-PAC

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were named to the 11-man All-PAC boys soccer team, but Drew Ettensohn received honorable mention.
    Ettensohn, a sophomore midfielder, tied Braeden Wheatley for Tell City’s team lead in goals with two.
    Tell City finished 0-7 in conference play.
    Pike Central won the conference with a 7-0 record and led the all-conference team with four selections.
    Heritage Hills placed second at 6-1 and had three players named to the All-PAC team.

  • Tell City advances past North Posey

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trailing 18-13 and 21-17 in the fourth game, Tell City came back to beat North Posey 25-17, 25-27, 25-21, 25-22 in the first round of the volleyball sectional Thursday.
    The 24-7 Marksmen were scheduled to play Mater Dei in the semifinals Saturday.
    Volleyball teams generally like to avoid going to a fifth game, which because it is shorter is basically a crapshoot. But how did the Marksmen come back in the fourth game from deficits that teams don’t usually overcome?

  • Fumbles hurt PC in loss to Mitchell

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD— Four lost fumbles hurt Perry Central in a 48-20 PLAC football loss to Mitchell Friday.
    On Perry Central’s first possession a fumbled center-quarterback exchange was recovered by the Bluejackets at the Perry Central 14-yard line.
    Mitchell was penalized for holding on the next play, but quarterback Luke Lafevor then threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Trey Speer.
    Caleb Lobosky’s two-point conversion run put Mitchell up 8-0 just 48 seconds into the game.

  • Rangers hold off Tell City comeback

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored two touchdowns in a 1:53 span late but still fell short to Forest Park 40-36 in PAC football Friday.
    Tell City built a 20-12 lead when Devon Blake returned a punt 64 yards for a touchdown with 9:53 left in the third quarter.
    Nick Smith caught a two-point conversion pass from Dustin Hunt to make the score 22-12.

  • Tell City wins third consecutive regional

    MARENGO—Tell City placed three runners in the top seven and all five of its scorers in the top 21 as it edged Christian Academy by one point to win the Crawford County boys cross country regional Saturday.

  • Commodores will try to stop Mitchell’s power running

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will try to stop Mitchell’s power running attack when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They use a straight-T offense most of the time and run mostly off tackle,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “They’ll use a full-house backfield in a shotgun formation every now and then and spread it out about one percent of the time.”
    The 5-3 Bluejackets’ backs operate behind a big offensive line.

  • Fleck, Englert keys for Rangers vs. Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Stopping Noah Fleck’s passing and running and Sam Englert’s receiving will be keys for Tell City when it takes on Forest Park in PAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Whether Fleck will play this Friday has also been a question.
    The 6-foot-2, 175-pound senior quarterback was also the Rangers’ leading scorer in soccer this season but sat out last Wednesday’s soccer sectional match with Tell City and Friday’s football game with Heritage Hills due to injury.