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Today's News

  • Marksmen boys improve ball handling in losses

    SHOALS – Tell City played its best team game to date of the season Saturday, but two defensive mistakes led to a Shoals’ 2-0 win in boys soccer.

    “We controlled probably two-thirds of the game itself,” Marksmen Coach Brian Fletcher said. “We just had two minor lapses in defense and could not get the ball in the goal.

    “We had numerous chances and shots but it was not our day.”

    Despite the loss, Fletcher was pleased with his team’s performance.

  • Junior High Football: Titans, Rangers ace Tell City

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern dominated singles play in beating Tell City 5-0 in boys tennis Saturday.

    Gibson Southern’s Jarrett Klusmeier beat Tell City’s Neal Hollinden 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 singles. At No. 2, Daniel Knapp downed Cameron Young 6-1, 6-1. The Marksmen were forced to forfeit the No. 3 singles match.

    In No. 1 doubles, Zach Goffinet and Anthony Koch fell 6-0, 6-0 and at No. 2, Kelby Johnson and Isaac Ahl lost 6-1, 6-0.

    On Monday, Forest Park also beat Tell City 5-0.

  • Tell City holds off PC late

    TELL CITY—Tell City intercepted Perry Central’s attempt for a two-point conversion pass in the last two minutes to hold off the Commodores 22-20 in JV football Monday.

    The Marksmen then ran out the clock.

    Quarterback Aden Dodson rushed for two touchdowns on long runs for Tell City and “had well over 100 yards rushing,” said Tell City Coach Eric Henrickson.

  • PC eighth in Boonville cross country invitational

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Staff Writer

     

    BOONVILLE—Dylan Hubert finished 24th in 19:25.9 to help the Perry Central boys finish eighth at Saturday’s cross country meet in Boonville.

    Perry Central finished with 227 points. South Knox won the meet with 61, eight better than second-place Evansville North.

    Cole Hess was 32nd in 19:54.4 and Chase James was 53rd in 20:19.9.

  • Sloss powers Bulldogs to first SRAC victory

    CANNELTON — Caressa Sloss had seven kills, nine digs and eight ace serves as Cannelton defeated Madison Christian 25-19, 23-25, 25-12, 25-11 in Southern Roads Athletic Conference volleyball Saturday.

    Sloss made 21 good hits overall.

    Chloe Davis also served eight aces for the Bulldogs. Taryn Powers added four, Kendra Anastasiades three, and Lori Northern and Tory Thomas two apiece.

    Davis matched Sloss’ nine digs. Thomas added six and Powers and Mariah Rainbolt each made five.

  • Tell City arts festival coming Sept. 8

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau will host its first Fall Into Art Festival on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Tell City Hall Park. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 7 p.m.

    Artist and crafts vendors will be set up in the park

    The CVB is looking for additional food truck or food booth vendors for this event.

    Music will be provided from noon until 3 p.m. in the park with Danny Bolin and Leo Gronquist entertaining.

  • Budget process begins at library

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Modest increases for 2019 were presented in the initial draft of the budget for the Tell City Perry County Library, Cannelton Branch Library and bookmobile. The spending proposal was shared with the board on Wednesday for review and feedback.

  • Bridge work scheduled for I-64 in Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced upcoming lane closures for Interstate 64 in Perry County.

    Beginning on or around Tuesday, Sept. 4, contractors will restrict the passing lanes of the I-64 bridge between exits 72 and 79 over the Middle Fork Anderson River. During this project, workers will resurface the bridge. Barrier wall will be placed and lanes will be brought down to a width of 11 feet. Wide loads over that should find an alternate route using the nearest numbered state roads.

  • City will sample water more often in wake of TCE scare
  • A lifelong trek along the Appalachian Trail

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    NEW BOSTON – Stopping to enjoy nature is a lifetime passion for Stephen Poehlein. He’s been an avid hiker for more than three decades, and he has been fascinated by one of the most tasking trails in North America. After an annual May excursion hiking a section on the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania, Stephen Poehlein of New Boston said, “I got to thinking on the way back to Indiana, we’re getting old, so if I’m going to tell the story, I better get with it soon.”