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Today's News

  • Sports Notes

    TC flag football registration Aug. 2
    TELL CITY – Registration for Tell City’s flag football program for grades 2-4 will be held 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 2 at William Tell Elementary.

    A $25 fee will be charged for each player.

    Youth football registration set
    TELL CITY – Sign-up dates have been set for Tell City fifth- and sixth-grade tackle football players.

  • Schweizer Fest Sports

    Horseshoes set Aug. 7 and 8
    TELL CITY – The Schweizer Fest bring-your-own-partner doubles horseshoe tourney will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Zoercher-Bettinger Park.

    The draw-for-partners horseshoe tourney will be held 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, also at Zoercher-Bettinger Park.

  • Heading for international tourney

    J.D. Powers, Eddie Duke and Wyatt York will represent Powers’ Martial Arts in Orlando, Fla. Aug. 15 at the International Martial Arts Festival at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Duke won a world qualifier and will compete in the Elite Martial Arts World Championships.

    Powers and York will compete in the KICK National/Open Sport Martial Arts tourney. Powers’ Martial Arts is located at New Directions on Main Street in Tell City.

  • Baseball awards

    Tell City’s 2014 varsity baseball award winners are (from left) Jarrett Hawhee, mental attitude; Reed Goffinet, most improved; and Spenser Beard, best offensive player. Absent: Chris Schaefer, best pitcher, and Austin Paulin, best defensive player.

  • Home Mutual wins tourney too

    TELL CITY — Logan Marshall went 4 for 5 as Home Mutual beat Complete Lawn Care 12-5 to win the Tell City Cal Ripken League’s age-11-12 playoff tourney last Monday.

    Home Mutual rallied after falling behind 5-0 in the first inning.

    Bren Miller pitched the first five innings for Home Mutual to get the win and Ross Wilgus pitched a 1-2-3 sixth inning in relief.

    Home Mutual also won the league’s regular-season title and finished 16-2 overall.

  • Swimming freestyle

    Gabrielle Ettensohn of the Tri-County Swim Club swims the age-10-and-under girls 200-meter freestyle in the Southern Indiana Swim Conference summer meet at Tell City’s John F. Kennedy Pool Friday.

    The meet was scheduled to continue through Sunday. See more photos and results in Thursday’s issue.

  • Two injured in Friday morning crash

    HATFIELD – A head-on crash on Indiana 66 just outside of Hatfield Friday morning sent both drivers to an Evansville hospital in critical condition. The crash closed the highway for nearly an hour as emergency crews worked to assist the injured motorists.

  • Solve our border crisis

    By SEN. DAN COATS
    Guest Columnist

    More than 60,000 unaccompanied alien children – mostly from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador – have been apprehended on America’s southern border during this fiscal year. Another 40,000 family members – one or both parents traveling with their children – have been apprehended during the same time period.

    To put these numbers in perspective, just three years ago our Border Patrol apprehended 16,000 unaccompanied alien children. In fiscal year 2008, the number was 8,000.

  • No naked dates for local bachelor farmers

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

  • Hello, Mr. and Mrs. Corporation

    On June 30, the Supreme Court of the United States sided with Hobby Lobby in a landmark decision that allows the for-profit business, owned by the Green family, the right to refuse – for religious reasons – to provide certain birth-control methods and services for their female employees.