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Today's News

  • Commodores spike Orleans

    ORLEANS—Jordan Sprinkle made 10 kills and Hannah Harpenau and Sydney Goffinet each added seven as Perry Central beat Orleans 25-8, 25-19, 25-12 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    Sprinkle went 16 for 20 hitting, Goffinet 13 for 13, and Harpenau 13 for 14 as the Commodores accurately placed their hits.
    Grace James aided the hitters with 28 assists.
    Hannah Edwards served five aces, Madeline Hubert four, and James three. Hubert went 10 for 10 serving.

  • Marksmen outspike Southridge for PAC victory

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Kassidie Hayes made eight kills and three blocks and served two aces as Tell City beat Southridge 25-16, 25-21, 25-17 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Logan Flannagan added seven kills and Emma Kohnert made three kills and four blocks as Tell City dominated front-row play.
    Natalie Peter had 15 assists to aid the hitters. She also served 13 points, including two aces.
    Hayes and Kassie Bryant each also served two aces.

  • Corydon nips Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Corydon put together an 85-yard touchdown drive in the last 10 minutes to edge Perry Central 8-7 in season-opening football Friday.
    Perry Central played strong defense throughout. But eight fumbles—three of which it lost—and an interception hamstrung its offense.
    Corydon fumbled five times and had two passes intercepted in the defensive battle.

  • Brown, Tell City run to opening win

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City rushed for 331 yards on 26 carries to blitz Mount Vernon 34-14 in season-opening football Friday.
    Elliott Brown rushed 17 times for 253 yards and four touchdowns. Reese Miller carried six times for 63 yards.
    Tell City started its opening possession at its 40-yard line after a 20-yard kickoff return. The Marksmen picked up 13 yards on two carries, and a 15-yard face-mask penalty against the Wildcats moved the ball to the Mount Vernon 32-yard line.

  • Church sponsoring 5-K, 10-K Sept. 21 to raise mission money

    TELL CITY – Tell City United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 20 to raise money for the congregations’ ‘mission work.
    The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45am on race day but must register by Sept. 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Birdseye 5K run-walk Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – The fourth annual five-kilometer run-walk is scheduled for Saturday, beginning with at 8 a.m. EDT.
    The event will begin in back of the Pentecostal church in town, north of the intersection of Indiana 64 and Indiana 145. Parking is available behind the church.
    The entry fee is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Proceeds will benefit the Birdseye Fire and Park Picnic Fund.
    For more information, call (812) 389-2878 or (812) 630-7962.

  • KWC announces names of dean’s, president’s list students

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the names of local students earning spots on the dean’s and president’s lists at the college.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours. The president’s list honors superior academic achievement.
    To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying at least 12 hours.

  • Ivy Tech announces local students named to summer dean’s, president’s lists

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest recognizes the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2013 summer semester.
    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.50 grade point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.  

  • 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.