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Today's News

  • Chapman takes plea, trial averted

    TELL CITY – Former Cannelton City Schools Superintendent Marion Chapman agreed Friday to plead guilty to two counts of official misconduct. Details of the plea agreement were not available late Friday afternoon.

    His guilty plea called off a trial that had been scheduled to begin today on two counts each of theft and official misconduct.

    Chapman was charged in 2013 after an investigation allegedly showed he stole more than $200,000 from school coffers. He served as superintendent from July 2005 through his firing in January 2012.

  • Cannelton woman dies after crash

    FERDINAND – A near head-on crash north of Ferdinand claimed the life of a Cannelton woman Wednesday.

    According to Indiana State Police, at approximately 2:02 p.m., Brandon W. Chamberlain, 23, Huntingburg, was traveling north on Indiana 162 in a white 2012 Ford F-350 SuperCrew pickup truck. For an unknown reason, Chamberlain traveled left of center, striking a southbound tan 2001 Buick Century, driven by Donna Marie Evans, 60, Cannelton. The impact pushed Evans’ vehicle backward and off of the east side of the roadway.

  • Southridge edges Marksmen 3-2

    TELL CITY—Southridge overcame first-set losses to win both doubles matches and beat Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Tell City won the top two singles matches handily. Jake Swihart beat Corbin Neu 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 and Zach Fischer defeated Mitch Steinkamp 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2.
    Southridge’s Mortiz Gropp beat Luke Thomas 6-4, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.
    The Raiders’ O’Brien and Julian overtook Jeff Yeung and Kevin Yeung 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.

  • TC boys 30th, girls 54th Saturday

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Three meets in eight days apparently caught up with Tell City’s cross country teams in the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational Saturday.
    The Marksman boys team entered the meet ranked 25th in the state in the coaches poll but finished 30th among 68 teams with 841 points.
    “We ran tired,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “Three meets in eight days was a big change for them after averaging one meet for eight days the past three or four weeks.”

  • PC girls 5th in Crawford meet

    MARENGO—Elizabeth Dauby, Jillian Theis and Megan Thomas earned medals to lead Perry Central to fifth place in Crawford County’s 23-team girls cross country invitational Saturday.
    Separate races were scored for each class, with the top 15 in each class receiving medals.
    Then the times of each team’s top five runners overall were added together to form its team score.
    Dauby placed sixth in the 50-girl freshman race in 22:12. That was the 24th best time among 209 girls overall.

  • James leads Perry Central past Lanesville

    LANESVILLE—Grace James had 22 assists, seven digs, three blocks, three kills and four ace serves as Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-10, 25-6, 25-11 in volleyball Monday.
    Perry Central, tied for sixth in the Class 2A state coaches poll this week, again featured a balanced spiking attack. Jordan Sprinkle and Maddie Hubert each made eight kills, Hannah Edwards and Brittany Parker each made five, and Ryann Lynch matched James’ three.
    Sprinkle made four blocks and Hubert added two.
    Parker made 18 digs and Edwards added six.

  • Peter qualifies for regional 2nd time

    JASPER—Tell City senior Addie Peter qualified for the regional for the second year in a row as the Marksmen finished sixth in their eight-team girls golf sectional Saturday.
    Peter shot 95 to place fourth overall and first among golfers not on the top three teams.
    The top three teams and the top three individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, which will be held at Country Oaks Golf Club near Montgomery Saturday at 7:30 a.m.

  • Perry Central to visit Trojans

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial will take an 0-5 record into Friday’s 7 p.m. football game with Perry Central.
    But the Trojans have been scoring more points lately, which could be cause for concern for a Perry Central defense that has struggled the last two games.
    The Trojans scored just six points in their first three games combined but then scored 22 against North Knox and 16 against Eastern Greene.

  • Raiders still running ball even with Craig sidelined

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge will visit Tell City without star running back Connor Craig for a PAC football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    But even without Craig, who tore an anterior cruciate ligament a couple of weeks ago, the 4-1 Raiders still run the ball well, said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson.

  • Bulldogs have problems with TC’s serving

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cannelton could not stop Tell City’s servers as the Marksmen won 25-6, 25-9, 25-9 in volleyball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen built a 12-1 lead mostly on serving by Taylor Gentry as they coasted to victory in the first game.
    Cannelton led 2-0 early in the second game and there were five ties after that.
    But Monica Bartley served eight consecutive points, with most of her serves unreturned, as Tell City built a 16-7 lead.