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Today's News

  • Delayed entry: Tell City Pool opens for summer
  • School’s out, but lunch is served

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The summer-feeding program at Tell City Junior-Senior High School is in full swing, offering nutritious and satisfying meals to Perry County kids who might otherwise have to go without. Cafeteria workers from Tell City-Troy Township schools as well as volunteers from the community are attending to a steady and growing crowd of hungry students, especially those involved in extracurricular activities during the summer months.

  • ‘Birthday in a Box’ planned for foster children

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – A group of dedicated volunteers are striving to give children in compromised living situations the happiness of a birthday celebration. In Perry County and across the state, many children are being removed from their homes due to unsafe living conditions, incarceration of parents and other issues. During this time of confusion, concerned citizens fear these children may not receive the attention they deserve.

  • Kohnert, Simpson repeat Most Valuable winners

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert and Leo Simpson were repeat most valuable winners in track at Tell City’s spring sports awards program Tuesday.

  • Perry Central 7th, Tell City 8th in golf sectional

    JASPER—No one from Perry County shot under 90 as Perry Central finished seventh and Tell City eighth among 10 complete teams in the golf sectional Friday.
    Perry Central shot 405 and Tell City 434.
    Jasper shot 311 to win the sectional for the ninth year in a row.
    Heritage Hills with 339 strokes and Forest Park 349 also qualified for the regional.
    The top three individuals not on the top three teams also qualified for the regional.
    Last year the third individual qualifying score was 85 but this year it was 81.

  • Labhart makes All-PLAC softball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central sophomore outfielder Maddie Labhart was named to the All-PLAC softball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Labhart hit .389 in six conference games with eight RBIs and four stolen bases.
    Overall she hit .264 with a .371 on-base percentage and 11 RBIs.
    West Washington led the 15-girl all-conference team with four selections and Paoli was next with three.

  • Myler on All-PLAC baseball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Ethan Myler was named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Myler, who also made the team last year, was one of five repeat selections on the 15-man squad.
    He was listed on the ballot of every coach who was eligible to vote for him (coaches could not vote for their own players).
    Myler, a pitcher/outfielder/first baseman, hit .500 with three stolen bases and three RBIs in conference games.

  • Simpson 15th, Graham 20th in 3200 at state track meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City junior Leo Simpson exceeded his seed by five places as he finished 15th in the 3200-meter run at the boys state track meet Friday.

  • Perry Central’s old track gang breaking up

    The end of a sports season often brings transitions, such as a longtime coach retiring.

  • Perry Central 5th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—Zach James made all-conference but Perry Central finished fifth among six teams in the PLAC golf tourney Monday.
    Perry Central shot 391. Paoli won with 353.
    James shot 87 to finish seventh individually. The top eight made all-conference.
    James birdied two of the 18 holes.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 100, Brennan Tucker 101, and Garrett James 103.
    Lain Knieriem was the Commodores’ fifth man with 105.