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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Fun horse show Sept. 14

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. All profits will be donated to the Perry County 4-H Horse and Pony Club. There will be 22 classes for all ages. Cost is $2 a class or $20 for all.
    Bleacher seating is available, but lawn chairs are recommended. The concession stand will be open with pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, desserts and soft drinks available. A later start time is possible if heat is excessive.

  • Perry Central wins its own tipoff tourney

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 28 kills as Perry Central won its own volleyball Tipoff Tourney Saturday.

  • Local DAR chapter to honor Revolutionary War soldier

    PERRY COUNTY – Indiana is the final resting place for more than 2,240 patriots who fought in the American Revolution, according to members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Perry County is home of 26 of these soldiers.

    The members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter will honor one of these soldiers April 5 at the Old Rome Courthouse.

  • COLUMN: Fighting prescription drug abuse

    By RICHARD D. YOUNG JR.
    State Senator

    The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that more people abuse prescription drugs in the U.S. than cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens and inhalants combined. One in 20 people in the U.S. have used prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons. Every 25 minutes someone dies from a prescription drug overdose.

  • COLUMN: Dragging Main: A blast from the past

    By JEANENE CHAMPION
    Guest Columnist

    Dragging Main! What a great idea. I am K. Jeanene Haynes Champion. In 1949, I had a 1936 Chevy with a whooptie, whoo, whoo, whistle on it.