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Today's News

  • Tell City woman recovering from Friday collision

    EVANSTON – The parents of a Tell City woman who suffered life-threatening injuries in a two vehicle crash Friday evening credit her survival to the many “guardian angels” who tended to her in the minutes and hours after an accident some feared she would not survive.

  • Hammack wins top honors in national wrestling tourney

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo.—Coy Hammack, 9, a Tell City Wrestling Club member, was named an All-American and the top wrestler in his age group at the American Crown Wrestling Preseason Nationals Oct. 12.

  • Linton will show Perry Central different look this year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—There is good news and bad news for Perry Central as the Commodores prepare to face an undefeated Linton-Stockton team in the Class A football sectional for the second year in a row.
    The good news is that for the first time since 1997 this game will be played at Perry Central and quarterback Austin Karazsia, who threw nine touchdown passes against the Commodores in the past two years combined, has graduated (he is now playing basketball for the University of South Alabama).

  • Brown co-MVP of All-PAC grid team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior running back Elliott Brown tied for Most Valuable Player of the All-PAC football team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Brown was one of five Tell City players named to the 27-man team, the most the Marksmen have had on it since 2001, their first year in the conference when they also had five.

  • Hayes joins Dickerson in rare coaching triple

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Bill Dickerson started his basketball head coaching career with Oakland City University’s men’s team and later coached Perry Central’s boys and girls teams before retiring from coaching last spring.
    John Hayes also started his basketball head coaching career with Oakland City University’s men, later coached Tell City’s boys eight years, and is the new Tell City girls head coach.

  • Tell City woman injured in Friday collision

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    EVANSTON – A Tell City woman suffered serious injuries Friday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Indiana 66 west of Troy.

    As of Monday, the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department had not released information on the crash that injured Sarah Lynn Goffinet. A Tell City High School graduate, she is the daughter of Chris and Darla Goffinet, and a college student.

  • Title even more fun when it’s unexpected

    A championship for one’s favorite team is always nice, but even more so when it’s unexpected.
    Such was the case with the Boston Red Sox’s winning the World Series last week.
    I have been accused of being overly optimistic about the Red Sox at times, but I picked them for third place in the American League East Division in my preseason predictions column.

  • Commodores hold ND’s offense down to advance to finals

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central shut down North Daviess’ passing and contained Colton Lengacher’s running for the most part to beat the Cougars 28-12 in the Class A football sectional semifinals Friday.
    The Commodores will host Linton-Stockton for the championship game Friday at 7 p.m.

  • Community Events

    Annual deer dinner Nov. 16

    BRISTOW – The annual deer dinner at Bristow United Pentecostal Church, 20843 Indiana 145, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in the church’s fellowship building.
    The menu will include fried chicken, turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, vegetables, desserts, tea, coffee and lemonade. Cost will be $6 for adults and $3 for children younger than 10. The dinner is open to everyone and guests don’t have to be hunters to attend. For more information, call 843-5240 or 843-4747.

  • James and Carole Litherland

    James E. and Carole Jean Litherland of Tell City renewed their wedding vows during a ceremony Sept. 29, 2013, in the Fellowship Hall of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

    Mr. Litherland’s cousin, the Rev. Ed Fruehwald of Owensboro Baptist Church, presided. He was the ring bearer in the couple’s wedding on Sept. 28, 1963. They were wed by the Rev. Henry Lippert.