Today's News

  • Social news, Sept. 30

    ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • Catholic parishes to merge in Spencer County

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Rev. Charles C. Thompson, bishop of the Diocese of Evansville, announced today the establishment of new parishes over the next three years as the result of mergers that involve 24 existing parishes. The 10 mergers will take effect between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2016.

    Two of the mergers involve Spencer County parishes.

  • Hawhee, Marksmen Commodores

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Jarrett Hawhee rushed for 141 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown as Tell City beat Perry Central 13-8 in JV football Monday.
    Perry Central led 8-7 after three quarters. But with 6:54 left in the game Hawhee scored on a 1-yard run up the middle.
    The first three quarters were a battle of turnovers, with each team losing three fumbles and Perry Central’s Ethan Myler intercepting a pass.

  • Theis 3rd in freshman race

    MARENGO—Jillian Theis placed third in the freshman girls race to lead Perry Central in Crawford County’s cross country invitational Saturday.
    There were separate races for each class in each gender and then the top five times of all runners from a school were added together to determine the school’s team score.
    Perry Central finished 11th among 22 complete teams in the girls race and 22nd among 29 in the boys race.

  • Marksman boys 33rd in strong 52-team meet

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—No Tell City runner finished in the top 150 in the strong 52-team Trinity Invitational boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 924 points to finish 33rd among 52 teams. Carmel won with 88 points, beating Brentwood, Tenn., on the sixth-man tie-breaker.
    “Nine of the nation’s top 50 teams were in attendance,” noted Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “It was a good eye-opener for our kids before we start hitting the postseason meets.”

  • Wood Memorial nips Tell City

    TELL CITY—Wood Memorial scored two goals in the 27th minute of the game and held on to beat Tell City 2-1 in boys soccer Tuesday.
    The game was scoreless midway through the first half when Tell City Coach Austin Fischer moved Reed Goffinet out of the goalie position because “I felt like we could really benefit from having him on the offense in this game.”
    After the second goalie gave up two quick goals, Fischer put Goffinet back in goal. In the second half he tried a third goalie, Sam Rogers, and “he did very well.”

  • Southridge stops Marksmen's win streak

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge won No. 1 singles and both doubles matches to beat Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday, ending the Marksmen’s six-match winning streak.
    Tell City dominated No. 2 and 3 singles. Zach Fisher beat Mitch Steinkamp 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2 and Jeff Yeung beat Jose Furrusquir by the same score in No. 3.
    But Southridge’s Tyler Gray shut out Jake Swihart 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Cam O’Bryan and Chad O’Bryan beat Luke Thomas and Austin Paulin 6-3, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Peter qualifies for regional

    JASPER—Tell City junior Addie Peter shot 103 in the girls golf sectional at Jasper municipal course Saturday to qualify for the regional.
    Tell City finished eighth among eight complete teams in the sectional. But the top three teams and the top three individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, which will be held Saturday at Montgomery’s Country Oaks Golf Club. Peter will tee off at 8:40 a.m. Perry County time.

  • Commodores outserve Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Maddie Hubert served nine aces as Perry Central defeated Lanesville 25-9, 25-12, 25-10 in volleyball Monday.
    Hubert went 30 for 30 serving overall.
    Brittany Parker added four aces for the Commodores, who made 96 percent good serves.
    Sydney Goffinet led Perry Central hitters with 11 kills. Hannah Harpenau and Parker each added six and Jordan Sprinkle made five.
    Grace James had 29 assists, nine digs and two blocks. Sprinkle made four blocks.
    Harpenau made 12 digs, Parker eight, and Hubert seven.

  • Perry Central’s speed may overpower Trojans

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—The good news for Wood Memorial’s football team is it scored 36 points at Eastern Greene Friday, 14 more than in its previous four games combined.
    The bad news for the Trojans is they lost by 19, as their defense is giving up an average of 51.8 points per game.
    That number doesn’t figure to go down much when they visit Perry Central Friday at 7 p.m.