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Today's News

  • American Heart Association recognizes Kimball International for Workplace Health Achievement

    JASPER – Kimball International Inc. achieved silver level recognition by the American Heart Association for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.  The company was honored at an event at their headquarters campus in Jasper earlier today. 

  • Hoosier Nat’l Forest to offer Halloween camp Oct. 6

    PERRY COUNTY – A Halloween campout is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, at Indian-Celina and Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area campground in the Hoosier National Forest.

    Campers are invited to decorate their campsites for a chance to win a prize.

  • Early Days Antiques tractor showcase, St. Meinrad VFD open house Oct. 7

    ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual open house Oct. 7 in conjunction with displays from Early Days Antique Club. The public is welcome to eat, view the trucks, antiques and visit with members. Last minute raffle tickets will be $5.

    From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. chicken and pork-chop dinners as well as hamburgers and desserts will be sold. Beginning at 11 a.m. will be a kiddy-tractor pull courtesy of Heritage Hills Future Farmers of America, a stat-flight helicopter landing and a performance by Sweet Water Band lasting till 2 p.m.

  • Flores-Lindauer

    Zinda and Kelvin Lindauer of St. Meinrad and Teresa and Ezequiel Flores of Schererville announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Megan Renae Lindauer and Efrain Homero Flores.

    Megan is a 2011 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2016 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in occupational therapy. She currently works at St. Mary’s Hospital in Hobart.   

  • Cross-Belcher

    Justin Cross and Kaitlyn Belcher were united in marriage July 22, 2018, in a 6 p.m. in a ceremony at the Pipers at the Marott in Indianapolis. The bride’s uncle, Patrick Owen, officiated. A reception followed in the same location.

    Following the wedding, the couple traveled to Playa Mujeres, Mexico, for their honeymoon. They currently reside in Indianapolis.

    The bride is the daughter of Jerry Belcher and Rebecca Owen of Tell City. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana State University and currently works at Indiana Connections Academy.

  • Commodores fall to Heritage Hills

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Staff Writer

     

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills enjoyed a fast start and cruised to a 25-16, 25-8, 25-14 win over Perry Central in volleyball Thursday.

    The win was the Patriots’ third in their last four matches.

    Lilly Vance made seven kills for Heritage Hills. Rebekah Gordon and Wes Cochren each added six. Shelby Skelton and Madison Hagedorn each had three aces.

  • PC pounces on Wolfpack early

    LEOPOLD—Perry Cen-tral scored two touchdowns before running a play from scrimmage and crushed Crawford County 36-8 in eighth grade football Thurs-day.

    R.J. Jones returned the opening kickoff 76 yards for a touchdown. He also ran for the two-point conversion to put the Commodores up 8-0.

    Crawford County failed to gain a first down in its next three plays and punted to the Commodores.

    Chase Hubert returned the punt 30 yards for a touchdown.

    Adam Goffinet ran for the two extra points to increase the Commodores’ lead to 16-0.

  • Tell City halts CC win streak

    MARENGO—Kammie Jo Hayes made 18 kills, 22 digs and three blocks and served four aces as Tell City defeated Crawford County 25-20, 25-23, 25-13 in volleyball Wednesday.

    Crawford County had won 12 matches in a row after beating Paoli Tuesday.

    But the Wolfpack could not match Tell City’s hitting, as no one made more than seven kills for the Wolfpack.

    No one served more than one ace for the Wolfpack either, as Tell City’s back-row defense did a good job digging and receiving serves.

  • Marksmen give Raiders scare before falling 31-18

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor Emeritus

     

    TELL CITY—Defending Class 2A state champion Southridge entered Friday’s PAC football game against Tell City with a 4-1 record.

    Other than a loss to Class 4A Jasper, the Raiders had won every game by at least 28 points.

    So this was supposed to be an easy win for the Raiders. But someone forgot to tell Tell City, which trailed by only six points with 10 minutes left before losing 31-18.

  • Halcyon Farm joins fall tour fun Oct. 20

    ROME – The Halcyon Hill Farm will have a free preview weekend this October during the Shubael Little Pioneer Village Landmark & Historical Place Fall Festival. The Halcyon Hill Farm is located less than one mile from Shubael Little Pioneer Village on Highway 66. The free weekend will have events running Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., including a 7 p.m. free outdoor showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” The farm will open again Sunday, Oct. 21, from noon to 5 p.m.