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Today's News

  • Beatles tribute returns to Lincoln City

    LINCOLN CITY – Back for a return engagement at the Lincoln Amphitheatre, Hard Day’s Night first graced the Amphitheatre’s stage in October 2015 to much fanfare and a fantastic reception.

  • Beard rebounds well in IBCA showcase

    INDIANAPOLIS – Tell City junior forward/center Braeden Beard rebounded well as he participated in the 15th annual Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/IHSAA Underclass Boys Showcase Wednesday.

    No statistics were kept, but Beard said he was probably the leading rebounder on his team in the three games it played. “I think I did pretty good rebounding.

    “I was probably in the middle (of the team) in scoring.”

    He played both inside and outside and said he “hit a couple of three-pointers.”

  • Marksmen sweep PC

    TELL CITY ­– Preston Hendershot hit an RBI double and was the winning pitcher as Tell City beat Perry Central 4-1 in summer baseball Tuesday.

    Caleb Malcomson had two RBIs for Tell City.

    Hendershot pitched the first 4 2/3 innings and Bryson Naviaux got the last out for the save.

    “Both pitchers looked very good and seemed to be throwing harder than they were in the spring,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “We played pretty good defense behind them.”

  • Another IU alum could win World Series

    LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    Last year a player drafted from Indiana University in 2014 helped the Chicago Cubs win the World Series.

    Boston Red Sox fans are hoping another IU player from that draft class can help them do the same thing this year.

    IU is known more for producing professional basketball players. But in 2014 Kyle Schwarber was chosen in the first round of Major League Baseball’s draft by the Cubs and first baseman Sam Travis was chosen in the second round by the Red Sox.

  • PC will have first-year player at QB

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central held its summer varsity football camp last week and is still sorting out who will likely play where. But it seems certain that a player with no high school football experience will start at quarterback.

    At the end of last season Coach Greg Gibson thought Christian Hagan, who started for the JV team last year, would be his varsity quarterback this year. But Hagan’s family moved to Tell City this summer.

  • Perry Central Elementary releases second semester honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the second semester of the 2016-17 school year.

     

    Third-grade distinguished honor roll: Cooper Brown, Summer Guillaume, Logan Hill, Tayler Hill, Colton Jamniczky, Bo Johnson, Aleah Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Kyra Leinenbach, Mackenzie Straneva, Danaka Underhill, Mason Winter and Luke Zellers.

  • Community Events; July 17

    Pool closing early Friday

     

    TELL CITY – On July 21, JFK Pool in Tell City will close at 3 p.m.

     

    Karaoke at William Tell Center Friday

     

    TELL CITY – There will be karaoke held at William Tell Center Friday, July 21, from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring System of Soundz II.

     

    Marksmen chicken dinners July 30

     

  • Tickets available for Aug. 10 Kaffe Klatch

    TELL CITY – For the third year in a row, the annual Schweizer Fest Kaffee Klatch is being held on a Thursday morning, as opposed to the traditional Wednesday on kick-off event.

    Individuals attending the 43rd annual event will have the opportunity to enjoy a hearty breakfast of traditional fare along with festival favorites. The event will be held in Evangelical United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., Tell City, from 7 to 10 a.m. Aug. 10.

  • Fostering safer communities

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    Guest Columnist

     

    All Hoosiers deserve to feel safe within their homes and communities. In past years, our area has experienced a slight increase in the number of criminal offenses reported by the Indiana State Police.

    While this is an unfortunate circumstance, there are actions that can be taken to combat this trend and increase public safety. New laws recently enacted will protect Indiana residents by better identifying dangerous criminals and addressing high-crime areas.

  • The joys of creature comforts

    Stuart Cassidy

    Guest Columnist

     

    Progress is a double-edged sword. While we might hate paying the costs – especially when it comes to the use of our hard-earned dollars – we benefit from the results.