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Today's News

  • Tell City hopes to finish drives against Chargers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City football coach Ryan George hopes the Marksmen’s failure to finish drives against South Spencer last week will keep them from getting overconfident when they visit Pike Central Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Chargers have lost their three games by an average score of 58-12.
    But George noted, “They had more rushing yards against Heritage Hills than we did. They run the ball very well.”

  • Perry Central wants to contain Paoli’s option attack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Slowing Paoli’s option game will be Perry Central’s main goal when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They run that mid-line veer or mid-line option,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “They’re going to try to get the ball to the fullback quite a bit. And they like to get the ball to the wings.”
    He said Tanner Kameda, a 6-foot, 178-pound senior wingback, is their top runner. “They like to toss-sweep with him.”

  • Tell City tops Patriots in PAC tennis match

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City won every match but No. 1 singles to beat Heritage Hills 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.

  • Bulldogs outserve Aces

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Mikah Hemmings made 12 kills and served four aces as Cannelton defeated Cloverport 25-12, 25-14, 25-13 in volleyball Monday.
    Jordyn Vogt and Nicole Harris each also served four aces. Makala Kellems and Star Bernardi each added three kills.
    Cannelton led just 13-9 in the first game before Kellems served 11 consecutive points.
    Hemmings made two consecutive kills in that streak, one a power hit and one on a softer, well-placed hit, prompting Cloverport to call timeout.

  • 12th annual Wheelin’ in the Fish coming Sept. 21

    BIRDSEYE – The 12th annual Wheelin’ IN the Fish will be held at Osborn Boat Ramp, Patoka Lake from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21. This free fishing event promotes the accessible features of Patoka Lake for participants with special needs and their families. Those confined to a wheelchair or any other circumstance that doesn’t allow them to live alone are invited to attend for free fishing, free boat rides and free lunch. Nursing home, group home and home health-service groups are also invited to take their patrons to the event. All equipment will be provided.

  • Cruisin’ Towards a Cure for Pulmonary Fibrosis Oct. 5

    HOLLAND – Cruisin’ Toward a Cure for Pulmonary Fibrosis, a fundraiser to raise money for research and to raise awareness for the disease, will be held Oct. 5 at Holland Municipal Park.
    Car registration will be from 9 a.m. to noon with an awards ceremony scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Registration for the 5K run will be at 8 a.m. with awards to follow. There will also be a corn hole tournament at noon. All times are EDT.

  • Bryant named director of reliability at Domtar

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Larry Bryant has been named the director of reliability for the Domtar Paper Co.

    Bryant is a 29-year employee of the Domtar Hawesville Mill, working as the maintenance manager for the last 10 years. He and his wife, Terri, reside in Tell City. They have two children, Katelyn and Jacob.

  • Operation Round Up applications due next week

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Southern Indiana Power’s Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • News in Brief, Sept. 12

    Legion family picnic Sept. 15
    TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 will host its annual family picnic Sept. 15 at the post home in Tell City.
    Legion, auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members are invited to attend. Dinner will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Drinks, meat, potatoes and a vegetable will be furnished. Those attending are asked to take a dessert.

    Zombie parade Oct. 19

  • Local libraries to celebrate Teen Read Week

    PERRY COUNTY – In celebration of Teen Read Week Oct. 13 through Oct. 19, the unofficial “Hunger Games Young Adult Survival Skills Program” will be presented at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch.
    From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Creek Stewart, who lives in Anderson and owns Wilderness Survival School, or one of his primitive skills instructors will teach young adults 10 to 18 years of age survival skills based on the strategies from the Hunger Games series.