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Today's News

  • LHDC program taking applications for aid

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. has funds available for the Individual Development Account Program.

    Under this program, income eligible individuals can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $900 annually.

  • Perry County rabies clinics planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Two local veterinarians will offer rabies clinics at several locations in the county this month and in early May. Dr. Bill Schoene from County-Wide Animal Clinic in Cannelton and Dr. Alan Decker of Greenwood Animal Hospital in Tell City will host the clinics. Any dog or cat may be vaccinated if at least 3 months old. Fee is $9 per animal and pet owners are encouraged to attend the clinic nearest them.

    • Monday, April 13, Bristow Milling Co. lot  in Bristow, Dr. Alan Decker, 6 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Most Saturday events called off

    PERRY COUNTY—Tell City’s boys golf invitational at Boonville was the only sports event involving Perry County teams Saturday that was not rained out.
    Tell City’s PAC baseball game at Pike Central has been rescheduled for May 19 at 5:30 p.m.
    Tell City’s softball game at Springs Valley has been rescheduled for May 7 at 5 p.m.
    Perry Central’s baseball game at Northeast Dubois and softball game at Crawford County had not been rescheduled at press time and may not be.

  • Marksmen 6th at Forest Park

    FERDINAND—Tell City scored well in the hurdles races and shot put but finished sixth in Forest Park’s eight-team girls track invitational Tuesday.
    Mount Vernon won with 134 points. Tell City scored 65.
    The Marksmen went 1-2 in the 100-meter high hurdles. Emma Kohnert won in 18.09 seconds and Katie Goffinet placed second in 18.31.
    Kohnert placed third in the 300 low hurdles in 52.60 and Goffinet was fourth in 52.64.
    Kassidie Hayes won the shot put at 37 feet, 10 inches and Emily Hagedorn placed fourth at 29-9 1/4.

  • Perry Central 3rd in six-team meet

    DUBOIS—Perry Central won four events but couldn’t match Northeast Dubois’ depth in a boys track invitational Tuesday.
    The host Jeeps won the six-team meet with 180 points. Forest Park was second with 120 and Perry Central third with 105.67.
    The Jeeps “just killed everyone,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “They’re just so deep.”
    Perry Central won two field events but scored only once in each of them while Northeast Dubois scored twice in each.

  • Tell City tops Rebels, Jeeps

    TELL CITY—After starting the season 0-3, Tell City’s girls tennis team is now riding a three-match winning streak.
    The Marksmen won all three singles matches and No. 2 doubles to beat South Spencer 4-1 in a PAC match Monday.
    Addie Peter and Cassie Bryant won the top two singles matches in straight sets and Kelsey Gowers survived a third-set tie-breaker in No. 3 singles.
    Megan Teague and Madilyn Hoskinson beat Mady Folz and Mallory Folz 6-3, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Tell City pounds Lanesville

    LANESVILLE—Tell City scored at least two runs in every inning but one and trounced Lanesville 11-1 in softball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen jumped to a 4-0 first inning lead on singles by Hayley Fackler, Morgan Schuetter and Madison Schuetter, a walk to Emili Stephens, a passed ball, and three wild pitches.
    They had 12 hits in the five-inning game.
    Fackler and the Schuetter sisters each went 3 for 4. Fackler hit two doubles and Madison Schuetter added one, and Emili Stephens also hit a double.
    Madison Schuetter drove in three runs.

  • Perry Central wins 2 of 3 games

    PAOLI—Perry Central rallied for three runs in the sixth inning and one in the seventh to beat Paoli 5-4 in PLAC softball Monday.
    The Commodores trailed 4-1 after five innings. Then “we gave them a couple of pep talks and they really picked it up,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We’re starting to play like we should.”
    Brittany Parker went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central’s 11-hit attack.

  • Tell City falls to Pats, Bears

    LINCOLN CITY—Tyler Ward pitched a one-hitter as Heritage Hills shut out Tell City 9-0 in PAC baseball Monday.
    Spenser Deom singled for Tell City’s only hit.
    “Tyler Ward threw a very nice ballgame for Heritage Hills,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He was throwing strike one consistently, struck out 11, and really was impressive tonight.

  • Commodores repulse Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Bryce Ridener pitched a four-hitter with last-out relief help as Perry Central beat Paoli 4-2 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.
    Ridener struck out four and walked three in 6 2/3 innings.
    He shut out the Rams until the sixth inning, when they scored one run.
    They added another run in the seventh and had the bases loaded with two outs when freshman Jaron Underhill relieved Ridener.