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Today's News

  • South Spencer tops Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss made eight spikes, including four kills, but Cannelton lost to South Spencer 25-10, 25-17, 25-8 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Chloe Davis added two kills for the Bulldogs.
    Sloss made nine digs, Tory Thomas eight, and Davis and Madeline Lindauer four apiece.
    Sloss also made two blocks.
    South Spencer won the JV match 25-15, 25-7.
    Charlotte Entwistle made one dig and Taryn Powers made one spike for the Bulldogs.

  • Wahl, Patriots top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Abby Wahl served 20 consecutive points as Heritage Hills beat Tell City 25-13, 22-25, 25-13, 25-9 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Tell City led 12-4 in the first game before Wahl’s serving turned it around.
    Obviously she had to hit all her serves inbounds, but Heritage Hills’ strong defense - blockers and diggers - helped her keep it going.
    “We could not put (any hits) down,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

  • PC outspikes Wolfpack to stay undefeated in PLAC

    MARENGO—Terissa Roark made 20 kills as Perry Central beat Crawford County 25-23, 25-13, 20-25, 25-21 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Maddie Labhart added seven kills and Bree Noland made four blocks. Addy Davis had 33 assists.
    Brooke Lasher made 18 digs and Labhart added 13.
    Roark and Madelyn Steen each served two aces.

  • Boonville outshoots Marksmen for victory

    TELL CITY— Brooke Allen shot 51 for medalist honors as Boonville beat Tell City 239-258 in girls golf Tuesday.

  • Rangers shut out Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park controlled the ball in its offensive half of the field most of the game and beat Tell City 10-0 in girls soccer Tuesday.
    Tell City freshman goalie Linden Froehlich made several nice saves, but the Rangers got so many shots from fairly close range that it still became a high scoring game for them.
    “Linden made great saves,” said Tell City Coach Kelsey Henrickson. “She plays hard and she plays aggressive.

  • Tell City boys place 8th in State Preview

    TERRE HAUTE—Leo Simpson and Nate Kaiser placed in the top 18 to lead Tell City to eighth place in the 31-team State Preview boys cross country meet Saturday.

  • No easy answers to animal issues

    By STUART CASSIDY

     

    TELL CITY – United in their efforts, a group of animal-rights proponents are trying to gain momentum in their lobby to get an animal control officer for the county. More than a dozen people pleaded their case Tuesday before the county commissioners.

  • Slow July impacts PCMH finances

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – A smaller number of admissions and less demand for services had a big  impact on finances at Perry County Memorial Hospital in July, trustees learned during a meeting Aug. 23, but the volume of services provided by the hospital have rebounded in August, the hospital’s chief executive officer said.

  • Cooper joins CHS faculty

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    Cannelton High School has welcomed long-time Perry County educator Kurt Cooper into its classrooms. He will teach English.

    Originally from Plymouth, Cooper is a 1985 graduate of Manchester College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in English education whiling playing four years of football for the school. He then earned a masters degree from Indiana University – Bloomington.

  • Veteran receives medals 65 years late

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    JASPER – In a simple but moving ceremony Saturday morning in front of the Dubois County Courthouse, a Tell City man who fought for his nation in Korea and was seriously wounded there, was presented the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantry Badge.

    “Sometimes things get lost in the shuffle,” joked Lt. Col. Shawn Eaken about the more than 60-year delay in obtaining the service decorations due to Wilmer Holman.