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Today's News

  • Huber breaks PC hurdles record

    MARENGO - It looks as if no one will come close to Perry Central in the PLAC girls track meet again.

    The Commodores won that meet by 83 points last year, and they finished 60 points ahead of the runner-up Thursday in a meeting of the top four teams from last year's conference meet.

    Perry Central scored 108 points, Mitchell 48, Crawford County 39, and Paoli 31.

    Jessica Huber set a Perry Central school record as she won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.04 seconds.

    Rachael Rayford won the 1600 run in 5:46 and the 800 in 2:36.24.

  • Huber ties PC's high jump record

    MARENGO - Nick Huber tied Perry Central's high jump record and the Commodores dominated the distance races as they won a boys quadrangular track meet Thursday.

    Perry Central scored 94 points, Paoli 77, Mitchell 51, and Crawford County 6.

    Huber won the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 5 inches to tie the school record set by Loyd Jobe in 1990.

    He strained a calf muscle trying to break the record, though, so he did not run the 300-meter intermediate hurdles or 1600 relay.

    He had already run the 110 high hurdles and won them in 15.53 seconds.

  • Tell City rallies to beat Harrison

    TELL CITY - Perhaps Tell City's baseball team should join the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference.

    The Marksmen are 2-1 against SIAC teams after rallying for seven runs in the sixth inning to beat Harrison 9-3 Thursday.

    Harrison entered the game with a 4-1 record and led 3-2 going into the bottom of the sixth inning.

    But four hits, five walks and one Harrison error that inning gave the Marksmen a six-run lead.

  • South Central tops Bulldogs

    CANNELTON - Cannelton's baseball team hasn't lost by the 10-run rule yet, but South Central scored in six of the seven innings to beat the Bulldogs 16-6 Thursday.

    Cannelton tied the game 6-6 in the bottom of the third inning with two runs on two walks, a single by Thomas Lane, and RBI grounders by Spencer Herzog and Cody Lawalin.

    South Central came right back with four runs in the top of the fourth to take the lead for good, though.

    The Rebels had just two hits that inning, as two walks, two throwing errors and a wild pitch also contributed to those runs.

  • Candidates share ideas on growth, budget

    Two incumbents, three others vie for county commission

    TELL CITY - Job growth and development of northern areas of Perry County were on the minds of county-commissioner candidates at a political forum Tuesday evening.

  • Benefit for Randall Tanner Saturday

    TELL CITY - Southern Indiana Horseman's Club will hold a benefit euchre tourney for Randall "Randy" Tanner April 19. Doors open at 6 p.m. with games at 7. Cost is $5 at the door with euchre costing 25 cents. Chili, hot dogs, desserts and drinks will be available. For more information call Becky Howell at 836-2127. Tanner was diagnosed with two types of lung cancer and has no insurance to help with medical bills. All money donated will go to medical bills and expenses.

  • Spring cleanup this week in Troy

    TROY - Troy's annual cleanup days are set for Thursday and Friday. Unwanted items should be placed at curbs by 7 a.m. Thursday and the town's regular trash route will be followed. Items will not be removed from vacant lots or from residents who do not pay monthly trash service fees and charges. Tires and anything containing Freon will not be picked up.

    For more information on this week's cleanup, call 547-7501 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

  • Applications available for Camp with a Cop

    CANNELTON - Boys and girls enrolling in grades 6-9 this fall are invited to apply for the 2008 Camp with a Cop program sponsored by the Cannelton Police Department.

    This year's camp is scheduled for June 18-20 at the Victory Valley Church Camp east of Cannelton.

    Campers will go home after the first day of camp, Wednesday, June 18, and return the following day. They will stay overnight the second night and will return home after graduation Friday evening.

    Since there are no residence requirements, campers can reside anywhere in the county or even outside the county.

  • Silent auction, basketball game

    TELL CITY - Tell City Junior High School will have a silent auction, student showcase and parents vs. teachers basketball game Monday at the school.

    Beginning at 6:30 p.m., attendees can view student works and bid on items from several area businesses and themed gift baskets. The basketball game begins at 7 p.m.

  • Parents, teachers to meet

    CANNELTON - Parents and teachers of Cannelton City Schools students will meet in individual conferences from noon until 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to Principal Ginger Conrad.

    The school system will be on a half-day schedule that day.