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Today's News

  • Belly-dancing class at library

    TELL CITY – Leah Robling will present a free introductory belly dancing class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Perry County Public Library Tell City branch.
    Robling will talk about the history of middle-eastern dancing, introduce traditional drum rhythms and teach some dance movements to go along with the drum patterns.
    The class will close with slow movement connecting breath and body for relaxation.
    The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact the library at 547-2661.

  • Reunions, Sept. 5 issue

    HHHS 1973
    SANTA CLAUS – The Heritage Hills High School Class of 1973 will have its 40-year class reunion Saturday at the Holiday Village Recreation Center in Santa Claus.
    The event will be held from 5 to midnight with dinner being served at 6 p.m. Cost is $15 per person.
    A class picture will be taken at about 5:45.
    RSVPs and checks may be made payable to Class of ’73, Susie Deom-Fortwendel, Treasurer, PO Box 83, Troy, IN 47586.

  • Hoesli family reunion

    The Hoesli family held a reunion Aug. 4 with more than 150 children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren of Clarence and Marie Hoesli attending.

  • Marksmen fall to No. 11 Floyd Central, Jasper

    FLOYDS KNOBS—Floyd Central, ranked 11th in the state, had all four of its scorers shoot in the 40s as it beat Tell City 181-243 in girls golf Monday.
    Addison Peter shot 50 to lead Tell City.
    Alex Lawalin shot 63, Jenny Hess 64, and Mary Grace Alvey 66 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Vanessa Hess and Lindsey Presley, who each shot 68, also played for Tell City.
    Floyd Central’s Megan Striegel shot 44 for medalist honors.
    No one shot below 62 for Tell City Tuesday in a 230-277 road loss to Jasper.

  • Raffle winners for St. Augustine picnic announced

    LEOPOLD — Winners of prizes of the St. Augustine Catholic Church picnic raffle were drawn recently.
    The following will be listed by prize, donor and winner.

  • Shorthanded Tell City beats Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Even with its No. 1 singles player sick, Tell City won one singles match and both doubles to beat Tecumseh 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Freshman Chandler Lacy, who usually plays JV, moved into the No. 3 singles slot and defeated Hank Brucken 6-0, 6-2.
    Jeff Yeung and Austin Paulin beat Robby Dunn and Billy Wallace 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles.
    Tyler Groves and Kevin Yeung defeated Jack Jackson and Christian Wagner 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 9-3 in a marathon No. 2 singles match.

  • Annual Holy Family Catholic Church picnic set for Sept. 22 in Jasper

    JASPER – Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper invites the public to the annual church picnic Sept. 22.
    Chicken and roast beef dinners will be served from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the air-conditioned dining room, with carry-out and drive-thru service available. Mock turtle soup will be sold by the bowl or the gallon along with sandwiches.

  • Tell City places 2nd in tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Kassidie Hayes made 36 kills as Tell City placed second in Harrison’s four-team, round-robin volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Harrison 25-16, 25-18 and Evansville North 25-13, 27-29, 15-10 but lost to Gibson Southern 25-23, 25-22.
    Hayes made 12 kills and Logan Flannagan and Emma Kohnert each added five against Harrison.
    Hayes also made two blocks, had five assists. Natalie Peter had 14 assists.
    Flannagan made 12 digs and Bryant added nine.

  • Forest Park defeats Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park controlled the ball most of the first half and beat Tell City 7-1 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    The game was scoreless for nearly 10 minutes, as Tell City goalie Reed Goffinet made several nice saves.
    But most of the time the Marksmen were unable to clear the ball out of Forest Park’s offensive end. So the Rangers kept the pressure on and scored their first goal with 30:11 left in the first half.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1943

    The Tell City High School Class of 1943 held its 70th class reunion Aug. 10. Classmates attending and pictured in the front from the left are Phyllis Fenn Grant, Lucille Wettmorshousen Hollander, Alice Arnold Wittmer, Verna Kieser Freeman, Franklin Simpson, Maytha Jarboe Walker and Robert Schaerer. In the second row are Lucille Walter Bosler, Margaret Vaughn Lunder, Mary Alice Kraus Thelander, Mildred Marchal Graves, James Hollander and Charles Connor.