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Today's News

  • Knights hold off Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEWBURGH—Strong defense kept Tell City in the game, but Castle pulled away in the final six minutes to win 48-40 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Both teams got off to slow starts, with the score tied 2-2 after six minutes.
    Tell City’s half-court defense remained strong but Castle forward Tristan Wilkinson hit two transition layups to help the Knights build a 15-7 halftime lead.
    Tell City star Braeden Beard was held to two points in the first half on two free throws.

  • Tell City’s defense stops Eagles

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City held Evansville Day’s big men to two points and beat the Eagles 36-33 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Noah Hupmann, the Eagles’ 6-foot-11 center and son of former University of Evansville center Sascha Hupmann, scored two points and Max Lowery was held scoreless.
    “We were fronting them, with weak-side help,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “Our defense did a great job.”
    Braeden Beard was the primary defender on Hupmann and Dustin Hunt was the main one on Lowery.

  • PC finishes its shots; Cannelton doesn’t

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s forcing 32 Cannelton turnovers and outrebounding the Bulldogs 37-24 were factors in the Commodores’ 62-27 boys basketball win Tuesday.
    But to Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder the biggest factor was “our lack of finishing around the rim. I think we got the shots we wanted and didn’t make them.”
    Perry Central hit 28 of 62 from the field for 45.2 percent and made nine transition layups.

  • Three charged with drug offenses

    CANNELTON – Three people were arrested by police Monday on drug charges. Officers with the Tell City Police Department and Cannelton Police Department executed a search warrant at 3610 Cannelton Heights, police officers said.

    The warrant was obtained after officers developed sufficient probable cause as a result of a lengthy drug investigation. During the search, officers allegedly located numerous drugs, including methamphetamine and heroin. They also located several items of paraphernalia including syringes and needles, they said.

  • Replica of Saint John’s Bible on display at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey and its Seminary and School of Theology will have on display a replica of The Saint John’s Bible, from Jan. 12 through Feb. 3.

    The Saint John’s Bible was commissioned in 1998 by the Benedictine abbey in Collegeville, Minn., and remains the first handwritten and illuminated Bible created in more than 500 years.

  • ‘Echoes’ podcast revels monastic faith

    ST. MEINRAD – The monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey continue to maintain a podcast, “Echoes from the Bell Tower.”

    Hosting the audio talk show are two young monks, Br. Kolbe and Br. Joel. The idea behind the podcast is to bring stories from the monastery to the rest of the world, demystifying some of the notions of monastic life and sharing the wit and wisdom found among the monks who have lived in southern Indiana for more than 160 years.

  • Thermwood announces promotions, new hires

    Dauby named manager of demonstrations and software sales

     

    DALE – Thermwood Corp. has announced the promotion of Patrick Dauby to manager of demonstrations and software sales. In his new role, Dauby will be responsible for managing and scheduling Thermwood’s customer demonstration facility and overseeing CNC solutions for customers that range over a wide variety of applications.

  • Operation Round Up grant cycle opens

    PERRY COUNTY – Southern Indiana Power announces that its Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications from through Feb. 15, with disbursement in March. Applications are available in the Southern Indiana Power office and on the website at www.sinpwr.com.

    Click on the “My Community” tab, then “Operation Round Up” and select the appropriate application link. Due to the possible volume there will be no blank applications mailed.

  • Emery Marie Hoppes

    Landon and Megan (Culbertson) Hoppes of Evansville welcomed home a daughter, Emery Marie Hoppes, born on at 1:08 a.m. Dec. 5, 2017, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Emery has a big brother, Griffin Orlando Hoppes.

    Grandparents are Keith and Cindy Culbertson of Bristow and Roger and Michelle Hoppes of Anderson. Great-grandparents are Shirley Van Winkle of Bristow and Jack and Connie Juday of Anderson.

    Great-great grandmother Betty Hudson of Bristow.

  • Planting for Pollinators Class coming Jan. 18

    Regardless of whether you are a farmer with 5 acres or 5,000, a home gardener or suburban resident, you share in the responsibility of maintaining the health of our pollinators and in the opportunity to create an environment more favorable to both the pollinators and ourselves.

    Honeybees and other pollinators are a vital part of our agricultural system. The annual value of pollination in the U.S. has been estimated at $14.6 billion. This means that one in three bites of food we eat are a direct result of insect pollination.