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  • FOP to lead Camp with a Cop efforts

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Members of Perry County’s Fraternal Order of Police are the new directors of an annual summer camp that delivers three days of self-esteem and leadership skills while presenting law enforcement in a positive light. 

    The July 19-22 Camp with a Cop held near Derby will be the 10th year for the event, which was developed by the Cannelton Police Department. For many years, it has been named after the city’s late police chief, Kenny Kellems.

  • One-to-one with youth technology

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – When students in Tell City schools arrive back to classrooms in August, it will be with a wealth of technology at their fingertips. In a move months in the making

    The Tell City-Troy Township School Board authorized financing that will allow them purchase new laptops.

    In a competitive round of bidding from local lending institutions, the board selected a 1.74-percent interest rate offered by Hoosier Hills Credit Union.

  • Leadership team expands at Perry Central

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central students will see several familiar faces in new and expanded roles this fall after the school district’s board voted last Monday to fill the last of several openings in leadership roles created by retirements or promotions.

    Teacher Jennifer Mitchell was appointed by the board to the position of elementary assistant principal, a position whose duties have been filled in recent years by several people.

  • Whalen clinches tie for first place

    TELL CITY—Taking advantage of what the other team gives you usually leads to success in youth sports.
    Whalen Properties followed that formula to win two age-11-15 girls softball games Monday to improve to 8-0.
    Whalen clinched at least a tie for first place in the five-team league, as it has four regular-season games left and the next three teams each have four losses.
    Whalen had only three hits in Monday’s first game but took advantage of eight Cash Waggner errors and six passed balls to win 11-2.

  • Cannelton wins 2 of 3

    CANNELTON—Rafe Garrett pitched Cannelton past Northeast Dubois 9-2 in the second game of a junior high baseball doubleheader Tuesday.
    Garrett gave up only one hit and one walk and struck out seven in three innings as the Bulldogs built a 9-1 lead.
    Brayden Burgess relieved Garrett and pitched the last two innings. He gave up four hits and no walks and struck out one.
    Cannelton had only two hits, singles by Garrett and Burgess. But Bulldog batters drew 11 walks and took advantage of two Northeast Dubois errors.

  • Mitchell powers PC to victory

    ORLEANS—Patrick Mitchell hit two inside-the-park home runs as Perry Central pounded Mitchell 19-2 in junior high baseball Monday.
    Mitchell drove in four runs with his two homers.
    Reece Davis added a double and a triple to Perry Central’s 15-hit attack.
    Dylan Hubert and Tate Mullis each also hit a triple and Wes Scamahorn had a double.
    Mullis pitched the first three innings for the win. He gave up no hits and one walk and struck out one.
    Davis pitched the last four innings, giving up four hits and one walk and striking out five.

  • Kuester not afraid to release All-PAC while still playing

    Kudos to South Spencer baseball coach Brian Kuester.
    My compliment at this time has nothing to do with his being a great coach - many will tell you he’s the best baseball coach in southern Indiana - and a member of the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame.
    Or maybe it does.
    The Pocket Athletic Conference coaches met June 2 to elect their all-conference baseball team.
    I received information on who made the team from Tell City Coach Mark Wahl that night and a scanned copy of the complete team from him the next morning.

  • No Marksmen named All-PAC for softball

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City player was named to the All-PAC softball team released last week, but Morgan Schuetter received honorable mention.
    Schuetter, a sophomore pitcher-infielder, received honorable mention as a utility player.
    She hit .347 with a .398 on-base average and stole a team-high five bases.
    She went 10-6 as a pitcher, including a 10-1 victory over Southridge for Tell City’s only conference victory.

  • Marion, Combs lead Tri-County Typhoons at Huntingburg

    HUNTINGBURG—Alden Marion won three events and Kayla Combs achieved five state divisional qualifying times to lead the Tri-County Typhoons in an age-group swimming invitational last weekend.
    Marion won the age-8-and-under boys 50-meter breaststroke in 51.64 seconds, the 50 backstroke in 55.96, and the 100 free in 1:44.46.
    Krissy Kieser placed second in the 9-10 girls 200 free in 2:57.86, the 100 free in 1:24.59, and the 50 free in 38.3.
    Kyndal Holtzman placed second in the 8-and-under girls 50 back in 1:19.79 and the 50 free in 55.08.

  • Davis, Ward win Glen Ress with record score

    TELL CITY—Kevin Davis and Darin Ward shot a record 119 to win the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble by seven strokes last weekend.