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Today's News

  • Tell City’s volleyball team young but deep

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s volleyball team had two All-PAC hitters last year and knew it would lose one to graduation.
    But the other one, 6-foot Kassidie Hayes who led the team in kills and blocks last year, was scheduled to return until she tore an anterior cruciate ligament in a summer AAU tourney.
    Her loss will be felt, but Coach Dalonda Hayes still thinks the Marksmen have a strong enough frontline to contend for the PAC title.

  • Commodores expect another strong year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team has gone 24-7 and 27-5 the last two years, tying for the PLAC title in 2012 and winning it outright last year.
    Despite the graduation of two four-year starters who combined to make all-conference five times, Coach Becky Genet expects similar success this year.

  • Pet of the Week

    GINGER is a female beagle mix about 18 months old who has been at the shelter for over four months.

    She has been overlooked and is still awaiting a family of her own to walk through the doors of the PCAS. Ginger loves to go for long walks and play with toys.

    She seems to bond quickly to adults, however children make her nervous from time to time.

  • Schweizer Fest showcases local talent

    Winners from the youth and adult divisions take the stage at the conclusion of Thursday evening’s Schweizer Fest talent show. The first place winner in the youth category was seven-year-old Lily Lindauer who took the prize for her hip-hop dance routine.

  • Fire guts Tell City family’s home

    TELL CITY – A Saturday fire left a Tell City family working to pick up the pieces. The fire at Sam and Tara Throgmorton’s home at 1419 Fulton St. broke out Saturday afternoon and was likely caused by an extension cord running to a window air-conditioning unit, Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne said.

    The family was not at home at the time and no one was injured. However, much of the home was heavily damaged.

  • Church News

    Little Pigeon Baptist gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church near Lamar will hold a meal and gospel sing Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church.
    A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and singing by “The Montgomery Family” will begin at 7 p.m.
    All are invited and welcome.

    Ice cream social at Trinity United Aug. 24

  • Local roller derby team makes playoffs

    Tell City’s Ramsey and Demolition City Roller Derby to compete
    AUSTIN, Texas – Demolition City Roller Derby, based in Evansville, has qualified for the 2014 Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Division 2 Playoffs in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 22-24.

    “Qualifying for the WFTDA Playoffs is absolutely a dream come true for us” said DCRD All-Star co-captain Sam Ramsey.

  • MENUS

    Week of Aug. 18 to Aug. 22
    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.
    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Country fried steak sandwich, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and pears.
    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Corn dog, baked beans and peaches.

  • Community Events

    Relay For Life golf scramble set for Saturday
    ROCKPORT – Spencer County Relay For Life teams Happy and Winkler Walkers for Debbie will host a golf scramble Saturday, Aug. 16 at Rustic Country Club in Rockport.

    A shotgun start will take place at 8 a.m.

    A donation of $50 per single player or $200 per team of four players is requested.

    Donations will cover greens fees, cart rental, a welcome gift, box lunch and attendance prize drawings.

  • Cannelton students, teachers prepare for back-to-school

    Students and their families gathered at the William Bennett Early Learning Center in Cannelton Aug. 5 for a back-to-school kids’ fest. Several community organizations were on hand to distribute information and supplies.