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Today's News

  • Cannelton working on basic volleyball skills

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton returns four of its seven players from last year’s 2-17 volleyball team but still has an inexperienced squad.
    There are 10 girls on the team, including two seniors and two juniors. But one senior and one junior have not played high school volleyball before. The other senior and other junior have played only one year.
    Add two sophomores and four freshmen and the team’s lack of experience is apparent.

  • PC shooting for PLAC title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central returns all but one starter from last year’s 24-7 volleyball team, so the Commodores are optimistic about competing for another PLAC title.
    Ashley Gengelbach, who led the team in blocks and made All-PLAC the last two years, graduated. But three all-conference players return: seniors Hannah Harpenau and Sydney Goffinet and junior setter Grace James.

  • Young Tell City still aiming for PAC title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes thinks her volleyball team can contend for a third consecutive PAC title despite returning only three players who saw much varsity action last year.
    Graduated are last year’s two varsity setters and the team’s leading hitter, McKenzie Hayes, who was among the state’s leaders in kills the last three years and now plays for the University of Memphis.
    But Logan Flannagan, who was second on the team in kills with 196 last year, returns.

  • All ages compete in ‘family’ darts league

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—As players gathered for the TNT Amusement Co. dart league’s postseason banquet and cricket tourneys Friday, Norma Smith said, “It’s like a family in here.”
    For some, such as Smith, that statement really rings true, as she has three daughters, a son and son-in-law also playing in the league (one of her daughters has an appropriate name for a league participant: Sue Dartt).
    But Smith was referring mostly to the fact “the people are friendly.”

  • UPDATE: Mobile-home fire claims life

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man who shared a mobile home with two others lost his life Friday afternoon when fire swept through their residence in a matter of minutes, trapping the 63-year-old inside.  

  • Horseman’s club fun horse show Aug. 24

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a Fun Horse Show and benefit at 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Those attending are asked to follow signs approximately five miles north on Indiana 37.
    The event will include games for all ages. There will also be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • Diaper Derby winners
  • Reunions, Aug. 15 issue

    Allen family
    BIRDSEYE – The Allen family reunion will be held Sunday at the Birdseye Conservation Club.  
    A carry-in meal will begin at noon. Those wishing to attend are asked to attend early to catch up with family and friends.

    PCHS 2008

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry Central Class of 2008 will hold its 5-year class reunion from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at Tipsaw Lake Beach shelter house.

  • Church News, Aug. 15

    Ministry cook out Saturday
    TROY – Due to the rain, the cook out for the Keys to the Kingdom Outreach Ministries has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stoplight in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for free hot dogs and drinks. Free items including clothes, kitchen items and furniture for local families in need will be available.

    Vandiver to speak at Freewill Baptist

  • Annual St. Meinrad Rocks fest in September to benefit foundation fund

    ST. MEINRAD – The third annual St. Meinrad Rocks Fest will be held Sept. 27 and 28 and will be an outdoor event this year.