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Today's News

  • World War II-era C-47 lands at airport for fill-up

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  • Grand jury to investigate death in jail

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – The first Perry County grand jury to be seated in five years will convene next month to decide if charges should be filed in connection with the death of a woman at the Perry County Detention Center.

    County Prosecutor Rod Acchiardo said Sheriff Lee Chestnut is among those whose actions will be examined by the panel.

  • Perry Central wins volleyball sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Maddie Hubert made five kills in the fifth game and Grace James served six consecutive points in it as Perry Central beat Mater Dei 25-18, 12-25, 25-18, 22-25, 15-8 to win the Forest Park volleyball sectional Saturday.

    The Commodores, now 26-9, will host the regional against Linton-Stockton Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Perry Central beat Linton 25-17, 25-18 during the regular season in the Barr-Reeve tourney Sept. 6.

  • Grand jury to investigate death in jail

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

     

  • Fischer resigns as Tell City’s soccer coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Austin Fischer said Monday that he has resigned as Tell City’s boys soccer coach.
    Fischer was promoted from assistant to head coach when Don Foerster resigned in the middle of the 2012 season.
    Fischer went 0-6 the rest of that season, 1-13 in 2013, and 0-12 this year.

  • Big offensive line helps North Daviess’ strong running game

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Stopping North Daviess’ running game will be Perry Central’s main goal when they meet in a first-round Class A football sectional game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They like to run,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “And they’re big—their offensive line averages 267 pounds and their two tackles are over 300 pounds.
    “I think we’re quicker off the ball, but they do a good job when they get into you.”

  • Eastern Greene will throw a variety of things at Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BLOOMFIELD—Tell City will face a team that uses a variety of ways to score when the Marksmen visit Eastern Greene for a first-round football sectional game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They line up and spread it out quite a bit on offense, but I think they run almost as much as they pass, maybe more,” said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson.
    “They run a bunch of different stuff,” he added, ranging from a wishbone to a spread offense with three wide receivers on one side.

  • Vikings outspike Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City couldn’t stop North Posey’s quick-spike offense and lost to the Vikings 25-15, 25-17, 25-16 in a volleyball sectional first-round match Tuesday.
    No one made more than one block for the Marksmen.
    “They just had a quick offense and our blocking was slow getting up,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Our back row can’t cover everything.
    “That’s a good North Posey team.”

  • Perry Central holds off Rangers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Perry Central overcame a slow start with strong spiking and digging at the end to beat Forest Park 21-25, 25-15, 25-13, 16-25, 15-12 in first-round volleyball sectional action Tuesday.
    “We didn’t play well at all in the first game,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “The second and third games were nice—we played well.
    “Then we just fell apart again (in the fourth game).”

  • Tell City boys 2nd in regional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Tell City had no runner place in the top eight but used its depth to finish second in the 10-team Crawford County boys cross country regional Saturday.
    North Harrison, led by individual winner Daniel Fleace, won with 73 points. Tell City scored 81.
    Aaron Pierrard placed third in 16:19.7 to lead Perry Central, which scored 148 points, to fifth place. The Commodores thus also qualified for the Brown County semistate.