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Today's News

  • Patoka Triathlon to affect traffic at recreation area Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – On Saturday morning, motorists may experience a slight delay if traveling into the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area at Patoka Lake.
    From 8:30 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m., motorists and boat ramp users will share the road with approximately 150 bicyclists participating in the first Patoka Lake Triathlon. During this time, traffic will be halted for brief moments as bicyclers race through the property.  

  • Owensboro Health announces grant funding cycle for regional organizations

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Owensboro Health Regional Hospital awarded more than $579,000 to 39 regional organizations for 47 projects.
    Continuing a long-standing tradition of collaboration and investment in community health improvement, Owensboro Health announced another cycle of funding Aug. 16.

  • 4-H programs benefit from local John Deere dealership

    CRAWFORDSVILLE – John Deere dealers Wright Implement Company and Wright Stemle annually donate service, equipment and monetary donations to 4-H and County Fair programs across Indiana.
    This year both organizations combined contributed to 26 county 4-H programs with donations exceeding $56,000. Counties ranging from Warren and Tippecanoe down to Posey all reaped the benefits.

  • Southern Indiana Horseman’s club fun horse show Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show and benefit at 5 p.m. Saturday at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Those attending are asked to follow signs approximately five miles north on Indiana 37.
    The event will include games for all ages. There will also be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • Reunions, Aug. 22 issue

    PCHS 2008
    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry Central Class of 2008 will hold its 5-year class reunion from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at Tipsaw Lake Beach shelter house.
    For more details and to RSVP, call or text Danielle Esarey at 719-4835 or send email to danimarie730@gmail.com.

    Saalman family
    BRANCHVILLE – The second annual Saalman family reunion will be Aug. 31 at the Branchville Conservation Club. A pot-luck dinner will start at 12:30 p.m.

  • Marksmen shut out Pike Central

    PETERSBURG—Eli Reed scored a goal in the 67th minute of the game as Tell City beat Pike Central 1-0 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    Reed scored on an assist from Grant Bolin.
    Pike Central lost despite making 23 shots on goal compared with Tell City’s seven.
    “We had some pretty good shots but we didn’t have a whole lot of them,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer. “They had a lot of shots but not very good ones.

  • River City Kennel Club dog show

    PHILPOT, Ky. – The Owensboro River City Kennel Club will hold its annual all-breed dog show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25 at the Daviess County Fairgrounds, 6191 Highway 54 in Philpot.
    Vendors will be on hand offering dog-related items and jewelry. Late afternoon Aug. 24, there will be a dog show match for inexperienced dogs and new people interested in getting into showing their dogs. Contestants may enter that show that afternoon.
    For the Aug. 25 show, dogs must be entered in advance. For more information, contact Vicki Spencer at (270) 316-0051.

  • Cannelton outserves Cloverport

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Mikah Hemmings and Nicole Harris each served 12 aces as Cannelton beat Cloverport 25-14, 25-11, 25-14 in volleyball Monday.
    “We had consistent serving,” said Cannelton Coach Bridget Bruggeman.
    Hemmings made seven kills, Makala Kellems six, and Jordyn Vogt two as the Bulldogs also hit the ball well.
    No one kept track of assists, but setting “is one thing we have to work on,” said Bruggeman.
    On the positive side, “for our first game I was very impressed with how we communicated in switching,” she said.

  • Daugherty becomes local consultant with Tastefully Simple

    TELL CITY – Valerie Daugherty of Tell City has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company.
    As an independent business owner, Daugherty offers food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun.
    All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients, according to a press release.

  • More depth means TC girls could go further

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—More depth and tighter grouping between the first and fifth runners could help Tell City’s girls cross country team move up this year.
    There are 12 girls on the team, the most in several years.
    The team’s two seniors have not competed for two years but one of them, Tori Payne, “is running awesome,” said Tell City Coach Katie Weyer.
    She said “it’s a tossup” between Payne and Hailey Carman, last year’s No. 1 runner, as to who is No. 1 on the team now.