Today's News

  • Accurate spikes lead PC to victory


  • Commodores rout Rangers


  • Marksmen overtake Heritage Hills late


  • Tell City sweeps singles to beat Rangers

    FERDINAND—Tell City won all three singles matches to beat Forest Park 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Monday.
    Jake Swihart beat Blake Emmert 6-0, 6-2 in No. 1 singles.
    Zach Fisher outlasted Matt Miller 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in No. 2 and Luke Thomas defeated Kade Olinger 6-4, 6-2 in No. 3.
    “Singles played quite well tonight, especially Jake and Luke,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer. “Zach gutted out a third-set victory, which will help him close out tight matches in the future.”

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  • Harpenau leads Commodores to victory

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 12 kills and 16 digs as Perry Central beat Corydon 25-18, 26-24, 25-12 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Harpenau made 32 spike attempts and 26 were good.
    Sydney Goffinet and Brittany Parker each added six kills and Grace James made five.
    James had 25 assists.
    Goffinet and Madeline Hubert each made three blocks and Jordan Sprinkle added two.
    Backing Harpenau in digs were James with nine, Parker with seven, and Hannah Edwards with six.
    Parker served four aces and Edwards and Goffinet each added three.

  • Commodores counting on speed vs. Forest Park

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson hopes his team’s speed will give it the advantage in Friday’s 7 p.m. football game with Forest Park.
    Forest Park lost to Gibson Southern 60-0 in last week’s season opener.
    While acknowledging that “Gibson Southern is really good,” Gibson also mentioned that the Rangers “had trouble with Gibson Southern’s speed at times, and I think that’s a good thing for us.

  • Archaeology Month starts Sunday; theme centers around French influence

    SPENCER COUNTY – Hoosier history buffs can meet archaeologists and learn about the state’s fascinating past during Indiana Archaeology Month in September.
    Archaeology Month is an opportunity to celebrate and learn about Indiana archaeology, a press release from the Department of Natural Resources stated. Events for all ages are held all month by universities, museums, organizations and individuals throughout Indiana. The DNR Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology coordinates Archaeology Month.

  • Two Memorial Hospital nurses recognized for 20 years of certification

    JASPER – Martha Bickwermert, RN, BSN and CCRN, and Darlene Goepfrich, RN, CCRN and RCIS, of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center recently received national recognition for reaching a significant milestone in the nursing profession.

    Since 1993, they have consistently maintained critical care registered nurse certification offered through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corp. Bickwermert and Goepfrich are two of 1,489 CCRNs being honored this year by the corporation and the AACN for 20 years of continuous certification.

  • Quick Patriots to test Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Two fast teams that prefer the running game over passing will meet when Tell City hosts Heritage Hills in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “I’d say running the ball is their main strength,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George of the 0-1 Patriots. “But they’re a typical Heritage Hills team—they’re solid in all facets of the game.”