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Today's News

  • Dispatchers’ work often unseen, but crucial to public safety

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – No one wants to call 911, but when the need arises, there’s a trained dispatcher ready to help.

    April 8-14 is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week and locally, several activities helped honor the event and the work of dispatchers throughout the year.

    Observed the second full week of April every year, the event gives the community a time to honor the efforts of the men and women who pick up the phone when emergencies, big and small, strike.

  • Cannelton set for Draggin’ Main

    CANNELTON – Spring is in the air, the weather’s heating up, and so are the engines. In a seasonal rite of automotive heritage, Draggin’ Main will hit the streets this Saturday, April 14, in Cannelton.

    Hearkening back to the yesteryears when area youths spent their afternoons and weekends cruising the streets, organizers of this Redbud Series of cruises are again calling for those with vintage cars, trucks and hotrods, along with modern sports cars and everyday grocery getters, to fill the streets for this social extravaganza.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS April 2018 onward

     

    Charlie Tuggle Memorial Ride April 28

     

    TELL CITY – The 11th annual Charlie Tuggle Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, April 28, at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 11. All vehicles will leave at 11 a.m. and will return at 3:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and Jeeps and SUVs are welcome. Donations will be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital and Schreiber Family Charities. Other sponsors are Logos and Performance Cycle.

  • Beverly and Ed Guillaume

    Ed and Beverly Guillaume of Leopold will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 20, 2018.

    The couple was wed April 20, 1968, at St. Augustine Catholic Church. They have four children Jerry, Chad and Robert Guillaume and Colette Cunningham, all of Leopold. The Guillaumes also have seven grandchildren, Nick Seger (Jessica), Maggie Cunningham, Cody Guillaume, Carson Guillaume, Joe Cunningham, Gavin Guillaume and Jacob Guillaume, along with a great grandchild, Skyler Seger.

  • Ippolito – Hall

    Alyssa Faith Ippolito and Taylor “T.J.” Hall were united in marriage Nov. 11, 2017, in a 3:30 p.m. double-ring ceremony at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Evansville. The wedding was officiated by Fr. Dennis Latta.

    The bride is the daughter of Alan and Lisa Ippolito of St. John. She was given in marriage by her father.

    The groom is the son of Kevin and Gwen Hall of Derby.

  • Freya Marie Gilmore

    Christopher and Patricia Gilmore of Cannelton welcomed home a daughter, Freya Marie, born at 1:50 a.m. April 3, 2018, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Freya weighed 8 pounds 15 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long.

    Freya is welcomed by one sister, Isabella, age 5.

    Grandparents are Mary Bennett of Nebo, N.C.; and Cheri and Alan Gardner of Jasper, N.Y. Great-grandparents are Danny and Lori Haarman of Yosemite, Ky; and Harold and Patricia Bennett of Knottsville, Ky.

    The mother is the former Patricia Bennett.

  • Tell City outhits Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Hayley Fackler had four hits and Emili Stephens drove in four runs as Tell City beat Perry Central 14-6 in softball Monday.
    The Marksmen pounded out 17 hits overall, getting at least one from every spot in the batting order.
    Thirteen of their runs were earned.
    They jumped ahead early with four runs in the first inning.
    Chloe Sandage led off the game with a walk. One out later Fackler got an infield single and Stephens doubled to left field to score Sandage.

  • Marksmen still young

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls tennis team returns only two sectional starters from last year’s 1-10 team.
    Beth Whitworth played No. 3 singles last year as a sophomore and may play No. 1 this year.
    Caitlin Teague played No. 2 doubles last year but will likely play singles this year.
    Claire Zellers, the only senior on the 12-girl roster, also played enough matches to letter last year.

  • 13-run first inning propels Tecumseh past Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—A 13-run first inning propelled Tecumseh past Cannelton 19-3 in baseball Wednesday.
    “We should’ve been out of the first inning down no worse than 3-1,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    “Instead it ended up being 13-1 mainly on errors, walks and hit batters - you name it, we did it.
    “We had an error at third base. On the next play we threw home and the catcher wasn’t on home plate when he caught it. Then it kind of snowballed from there.”

  • Corydon shuts out PC 5-0

    CORYDON—Perry Central had only two hits and committed seven errors in a 5-0 softball loss to Corydon Wednesday.
    Commodore batters struck out 12 times.
    “We swung at some bad pitches,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “A lot of them were on a rise ball that wasn’t that good and we should’ve laid off of because it would rise out of the strike zone.
    “She had movement on the ball, but it wasn’t overwhelming.”
    On defense Perry Central “made a lot of silly errors,” said Rothgerber.