Today's News

  • Perry Central girls want to take everyone to semistate

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls cross country team returns six letter winners, including two who qualified for the semistate as individuals last year.
    So this year the Commodores are hoping to send their entire team to the semistate.
    Macey Emmons placed seventh in the sectional as a freshman last year and Elizabeth Dauby placed 10th as a sophomore.

  • Perry Central boys team has potential

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With seven lettermen returning and more than twice as many runners than last year, Perry Central’s boys cross country team “has a lot of potential,” said Coach Jason Barnett.
    The returnees include senior Marcus Graham, who placed second in the Jasper sectional and sixth in the Crawford County regional last year.
    “Marcus is going to be up there pretty good,” said Barnett. “I expect him to be right up there with (Simpson) twins from Tell City.”

  • Tell City boys aiming even higher this year

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys cross country team won conference, sectional and regional titles and placed 23rd in the state meet last year without a senior on the team.
    So with all of their top five runners returning, the Marksmen are shooting for even bigger things this season.

  • Tell City features good speed, size

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—“We’ve done a good job preparing their bodies to play football. Now they have to conquer the mental part of the game.”
    So said Tell City Coach Josh Teague Tuesday as he prepares for his first full season as head coach after taking over two games into last season.
    With a young team, the Marksmen went 1-9 last year. But they return eight starters on defense and six on offense.

  • Perry Central football team counts on defense, balanced offense

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—A strong defense and balanced offense could lead to a good season for Perry Central’s football team.
    “I thought our defense played pretty well in our scrimmage (against Southridge Friday),” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “Our pursuit was pretty good.
    “On offense we ran the ball pretty well - our line’s coming along. I think we’ll be pretty balanced - I feel like we can be a 50-50 running-passing team.”

  • PC’s serving comes alive late to defeat Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 10 bad serves but used good serving down the stretch to beat Cannelton 25-10, 25-23, 25-9 in volleyball Tuesday.
    The Commodores made six bad serves in the second game and Cannelton built leads of 18-12 and 21-14, the latter when Nicole Harris made a soft but well-placed kill.
    Perry Central’s Payton Emmons served six consecutive points to tie the score 21-21, though.

  • Stepping Stones Preschool open house Monday

    LEOPOLD – Prospective students and family are invited to visit Stepping Stones Preschool’s fall open house on Monday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. Located at 18020 Lafayette St., in Leopold, in the lower level of the St. Augustine Parish Hall Building. Guests can meet the staff and tour the facility.

    Stepping Stones Preschool offers Extended Care for children needing early drop-off or late pickup, or both.

    The program also includes guest speakers, community readers, reading incentive program, field trips and family events.

  • Harpenau awarded by Daviess County
  • Franzman recognized by Auto-Owners

    TELL CITY – Auto-Owners Insurance has announced Franzman Insurance Agency Inc. of Tell City has been named one of the top-10 growth agencies for the company in the state of Indiana for 2015. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Marion, and at a reception with all regional associates, where they and other recipients were presented with a plaque commemorating their accomplishment.

    Franzman Insurance Agency has represented Auto-Owners since 1988.

  • Cannelton Heritage Fest Bed Race Oct. 8

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Fest Bed Race will take place Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. The entry fee for a team is $25 per team.