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Today's News

  • Tell City falls to Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge did a good job digging Tell City’s spikes to beat the Marksmen 25-15, 25-18, 25-21 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Maddie Lubbehusen made 40 digs for the Raiders.
    Emma Kohnert led Tell City in kills with 14 and Mary Steen was next with three. Steen made three blocks.
    Natalie Peter had 18 assists.
    Kohnert served five points for the Marksmen. Peter and Madison Schuetter each added four, with Schuetter getting three aces.
    “We just didn’t play very well as a team,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

  • Commodores outserve Orleans

    ORLEANS—Perry Central made 18 ace serves and had a balanced spiking attack in beating Orleans 25-12, 25-8, 25-8 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    Hannah Edwards served seven aces, Grace James four, Maddie Hubert three, and Brooke Mullis and Brittany Parker two apiece.
    Parker and Jordan Sprinkle each made 10 kills. Hubert added seven and James four.
    “Orleans had a lot of athletes, but we were able to pass it well and use our offense,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    James had 20 assists. She and Sprinkle each made five blocks.
    Parker made 16 digs, James seven, and Hubert six.

  • Marksmen end Titans’ streak

    TELL CITY—Tell City won two tie-breakers to beat Gibson Southern 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    Jake Swihart defeated Nathan McClain 7-6 (7-5), 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    The Marksmen’s other tie-breaker victory came in No. 2 doubles, where Jack Ramsey and Chandler Lacy beat Riley Farmer and Elliott Crow 7-6 (7-5), 6-2.
    Zach Fisher dominated Braden Taylor 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2 singles for Tell City’s other win.
    Gibson Southern’s Abe Kiesel survived a first-set loss to beat Jeff Yeung 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.

  • Commodores beat Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s more experienced line and superior passing game made the difference as the Commodores beat Tell City 36-19 in Friday’s football season opener.

    Both teams were sloppy at times, with each committing six fumbles and losing two.

    Perry Central also racked up seven penalties for a total of 70 yards.

    Perry Central had a 243 to 127 advantage in rushing yards and scored three rushing touchdowns compared with two for the Marksmen.

  • Schroeder–Tempel

    Olivia Schroeder of Tell City and Jon Tempel of St. Croix announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Duane and Tracy Schroeder of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of Patrick and Shirley Tempel of St. Croix.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Tell City. A reception will take place at the Fulda Sportsmen’s Club.

  • Bryant-Wheatley

    Tyla I. Bryant of Grandview and Eugene E. Wheatley III of Newtonville announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bobby Bryant of Grandview and the late James Bryant.

    The future groom is the son of Eugene and Ann Wheatley of Newtonville.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Sept. 13, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City with a reception to follow.

    Formal invitations have been issued.

  • Cannelton’s Kellems completes basic training

    CANNELTON – Pvt. Sierra D. Kellems of Cannelton graduated basic combat training Aug. 7, at Fort Jackson, S.C

    While there, Kellems completed an intensive 10-week program that included training in military discipline, Army core values, history and traditions, physical fitness, combat life-saving first aid, weapons use, map reading and land navigation and armed-combat field maneuvers and tactics.

  • Eugene and Delores Welp

    Eugene and Delores Welp of Siberia will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a 7:30 a.m. Mass Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at St. Martin of Tours Church in Siberia.

    Eugene Welp and Delores Otto were married Oct. 5, 1974, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in St. Meinrad.

    The Welps are the parents of three children, Amy (Zack) Smith of Franklin, Beth (David) Morris of Siberia and Christine Richardt of Branchville. They have six grandchildren, Emma and Caitlyn Smith, Alex and Cy Richardt and Ethan and Eli Moseby.

  • Coming events

    Heritage Handcrafts Association to meet Tuesday

    STENDAL – The Heritage Handcrafts Association will meet to plan for participation in The Winslow Lions Light Festival Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m. EDT.

    The meeting will be conducted at the Scrimshaw Shack, 3387 E. County Road 900 S. in Stendal. For more information, call (812) 536-2148.

    Tractor club to meet Thursday

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at Branchville Conservation Club.

  • Class of ‘74 reunion Oct. 11

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Class of 1974 will hold a reunion beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Iron Gate restaurant in Cannelton.