Today's News

  • Kleaving handed 30-year prison sentence

    Staff Writer

    SPENCER COUNTY – Jane Kleaving was sentenced to 30 years in the Indiana Department of Correction Wednesday for her involvement in a plot to hire a hit man. She was convicted last month on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder. Under state law, she could have served up to 50 for years for the crime.

    Kleaving will be credited for nearly nine months served in the Spencer County jail and may also have time reduced from her sentence for good conduct.

  • Schwartz – Brown

    Kelli Danielle Schwartz and Jason Aaron Brown were united in marriage during an outdoor evening ceremony Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Huber Orchard and Winery in Starlight.

  • State takes legal aim at Chapman


    TELL CITY – Former Cannelton City Schools Superintendent Marion “Al” Chapman could soon see his pension, bank accounts and even the car he drives seized after the state’s top attorney filed suit against him Friday seeking to recover more than $600,000 in school funds he allegedly misspent.

  • Gatwood – Brock

    Sarah Gatwood and Christopher Brock were united in marriage Saturday, June 23, 2012, during a ceremony officiated by the Revs. Brendan Moss OSB and Jeremy King OSB at St. Meinrad Catholic Church.

  • Hot 2nd half carries Rebs past TC

    TELL CITY—South Spencer scored five goals in the second half to beat Tell City 6-2 in PAC boys soccer Thursday.
    Tell City led 2-1 at halftime but injuries and a lack of depth hurt the Marksmen in the second half.
    Leading scorer Matthew Cole left the game with a leg injury after getting kicked and goalie Casey May eventually left the game with an injury also.
    “We played well—we just need more depth,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster. “In the second half we got tired.

  • Bulldogs fall short

    CANNELTON—Cannelton had 15 dropped balls in a 25-6, 25-8, 25-11 volleyball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    No one made more than two digs or two saves for the Bulldogs.
    “We played horrible,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We weren’t moving and we weren’t talking.”
    She noted that “Lanesville beat Orleans and we kept up with Lanesville.”

  • Commodores raise record to 4-0

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 10 kills and 11 digs as Perry Central beat North Harrison 25-18, 25-15, 25-12 in volleyball Thursday.
    Ashley Gengelbach and Grace James each added seven kills and Sydney Goffinet made six.
    James had 25 assists. Gengelbach, Goffinet and James each made two blocks.
    Brittany Parker made 10 digs, James seven, Gengel-bach six, and Jennifer Kemp five.
    Gengelbach, Goffinet, Harpenau, Kemp and Parker each served two aces.
    Perry Central won the JV match 25-17, 25-17 as Casey James made four kills.

  • Tell City spikes Gibson Southern

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 21 kills and three blocks as Tell City defeated Gibson Southern 25-8, 25-10, 25-20 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    After Gibson Southern hit a serve out of bounds, Charissa Lahee served nine consecutive points to put Tell City up 23-7 in the first game.
    The Titans then forced a side out, but Hayes made a kill to get the serve right back for the Marksmen.
    She made another kill—without a set—for the game-winning point.

  • Patriots run over Tell City

    Staff Writer

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills scored on its first six possessionsin a 47-7 rout of Tell City in PAC football Friday.
    The Patriots dominated throughout, out-gaining Tell City 262-49 in total yards in the first half.

  • Commodores run past Rangers with passing game’s help

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central improved its passing and its pass defense after the first quarter in a 39-20 football victory over Forest Park Friday.
    Oh, and Austin LeClere continued to run around, past and through defenders as the Commodores dominated the ground game.
    LeClere scored touchdowns on runs of 73 and 83 yards to give Perry Central a 14-7 lead 10 minutes into the game.