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Today's News

  • Tell City girls outscore Paoli

    PAOLI—Tell City had seven hits and took advantage of 10 Paoli errors to win 14-4 in softball Saturday.
    Drawing seven walks also helped the Marksmen win the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    Morgan Schuetter and Emili Stephens each had two hits for Tell City. Elizabeth Kehl scored three runs.
    Tell City broke the game open with five runs in the top of the fifth inning on three hits, three walks and an error by the shortstop.

  • Commodores win triangular

    REO—Perry Central won only five of the 13 individual events but used its depth to rout two opponents in girls track Tuesday.
    The Commodores scored 72 points, South Spencer 49, and Southridge 45.
    Payton Emmons won both hurdles races, taking the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.65 seconds and the 300 lows in 52.33.
    Elizabeth Dauby won the 3200 run in 13:06 and teamed with Hannah Hubert, Ryann Lynch and Macey Emmons to win the 3200 relay in 11:05.1.

  • Commodores outrun Rebels, Southridge

    REO—Marcus Graham won three distance races and Nathan Rogier won both hurdles races as Perry Central won a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    The Commodores scored 64 points. South Spencer and Southridge tied for second with 51 apiece.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:46, beating a Southridge runner by one second, and the 3200 in 10:23.
    He teamed with Creek Wright, Logan Hubert and John Bashor to win the 3200 relay in 8:53, beating Southridge by one second.

  • Rebels overtake Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trent Lehr drove in three runs and was the winning pitcher in relief as South Spencer beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    The game was well played by both teams, as they combined for only one error and no wild pitches or passed balls.
    Tell City left-hander Reed Goffinet held the defending Class 2A state champions scoreless the first five innings, giving up only two hits and one walk and striking out four in that span.

  • Saint Meinrad monks launch new podcast

    ST. MEINRAD – The monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey have launched a podcast, “Echoes from the Bell Tower.” The podcast’s first season begins with an episode about, logically enough, the bells of the Archabbey Church.

    Stories will share wit and wisdom from Benedictine monastery.

    Hosting the audio talk show are two young monks, Br. Joel Blaize, OSB, and Novice Tony Wolniakowski, OSB. Both are fairly new to the Benedictine monastery, having joined in 2015.

  • Tell City Kiwanis BBQ and Coke sales benefit youth projects

    PERRY COUNTY –Are you planning a barbecue or graduation event over Memorial Day weekend? Then the Tell City Kiwanis Club wants to help you.

    Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Hog Daddy Days Barbeque and Coca-Cola fundraisers.  Delicious barbecue prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit and any of 44 refreshing Coke products may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by calling one the following project chairpersons listed below.

  • Kings and queens of dodgeball
  • Timber owners, don’t sell walnut trees prematurely

    SOUTHERN INDIANA – The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has advice for forest landowners, don’t get talked into selling your black walnut trees because of thousand cankers disease.

    Originally found in New Mexico, TCD affects many types of walnut trees to varying degrees but is lethal to black walnuts in the western United States. In the eastern United States, TCD has been detected in Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Ohio.

  • Annual golf tourney set for May 21

    TELL CITY – The annual Charlie Tuggle Memorial Golf Tournament has been scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. May 21 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

    The three-person scramble will cost $60 per player or $180 per team.

    Golfers can sign up by sending information and payment to P.O. Box 96, Tell City, IN 47586.

    Further information may be obtained by calling Tootie Schreiber at (812) 547-3285.

    All proceeds from the golf tourney will go to local schools and projects for children.

  • Library summer reading program to kick off June 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The summer reading program at the Perry County Public Library is set to kick off Monday, June 6.

    There are five age categories specifically designed to fit each reading level. They are 0-2 years old, 3-6 years old, grades 1-3, grades 4-6 and grades 7-12. This means the grade the student will be going into the following year, not the grade they just completed.

    There is no registration required, students can stop by the library beginning June 6 at 9 a.m. and pick up the appropriate reading form.