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Today's News

  • PC splits games with North Harrison

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central's Age 14 team lost Saturday's game against North Harrison Age 14 but won against their Age 13 team Tuesday.

    In Saturday's game North Harrison won 2-1. Hitters were Tanner Cassidy, who was 3-for-3 with three singles and Nick Edwards with one single and 1 RBI.

    Cassidy pitched five innings with three strikes and five walks. Derek Thomas pitched one strike and two walks in the last inning. Coach Brian Cassidy said catcher Andrew Mosby "picked off two kids stealing second base."

  • Crawford County falls to Commodores

    LEOPOLD – Tuesday was a good night for Perry Central's Age 13 baseball team, winning both games against Crawford County's Age 14 team.

    In game one they won 9-7. Coach Bob Linne said Nathan Shaw, Austin Linne, Dacota Schaad and Alton Cummings had two hits each. Cummings had three RBIs. Austin Leclere pitched four three-fourths innings and faced 27 batters, striking out six, walking four and giving up five hits and seven runs. He also hit one batter. Shaw pitched the final third inning, facing one batter.

  • Kashyab wins TLAC Columbus Junior Open

    COLUMBUS – Anjan Kashyab of Tell City played in the USTA Boys 14 Singles TLAC Columbus Junior Open in Columbus and won the championship title.

    He played in a tough finals game, which lasted one hour and 40 minutes with high humidity and temperature more than 105 degrees on the court. He beat Graham McMullen of Pendleton 6-4;6-4.

    He now has a 30-11 win-loss record in the USTA 14 Singles category in Indiana. In the preliminary rounds Kashyab got a bye due to his rankings and in the semi-final he beat Ernest XI of Columbus 6-2;6-3.

  • IDEM issues air-quality alert for Wednesday

    An air-quality action day has been forecast by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for Southwestern Indiana for Wednesday, June 24 for ozone.

    This includes Vanderburgh, Posey, Warrick, Perry and Greene counties in Indiana .

    Ozone levels are expected to be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups range on June 24.  People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion when outdoors.

  • Breaking News Grandview man found dead at foundry

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s deputy coroner hopes an autopsy will determine what killed a ThyssenKrupp Waupaca employee found early Monday inside the company’s Tell City foundry.

  • County gets $1.2 million for two roads

    TELL CITY - The Perry County commissioners accepted in a regular meeting Wednesday more than $1.2 million in federal stimulus funding that will bring improvements to French Ridge and Leopold roads.

  • Kids have more fun in 3 days than many do in a month

    CANNELTON - If a youngster participating in Camp with a Cop last week was bored, he or she just wasn't paying attention.

    Their schedule for Thursday alone included scuba diving and swimming at the Tell City High School pool, field games featuring an obstacle course, a dunking booth, water balloons, fishing, rock-climbing and rappelling, food donated by area pizzerias and a memorial service for the late Kenny Kellems.

  • Rains delay planting, cause other problems for Perry County's farmers

    PERRY COUNTY - Farmers might want to start singing "Rain rain go away, come again some other day" to help ensure a good planting season.

    Rhonda Eaton, county executive director for the U.S. Farm Service Agency, said the rains have delayed farmers from planting and in some areas have prevented planting by almost two weeks.

    According to an observed-precipitation map at www.water.weather.gov, Perry and Spencer counties have received between 20 and 30 inches of precipitation from January to June 18, the latest date for which data was available Friday morning.

  • Chapter chief seeks hurt-animals funds

    TELL CITY - Jim Carter believes dogs and cats hit by cars should be given a chance to live, or at least an examination to determine if they stand a chance. He also offered to help develop plans for dealing with pets in major disasters and suggested a plan be developed for preventing rabies epidemics.

    The president of the local Humane Society chapter told county commissioners in their regular meeting Wednesday he planned to ask the county council for funding to provide help for animals hit by cars.

  • Women for Women award two grants

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Women for Women, a fund of the Perry County Community Foundation, held its seventh annual Women in Philanthropy luncheon June 5 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The women celebrated Perry County's Women in Philanthropy Day as proclaimed by the Perry County commissioners by presenting two grant awards.

    The Circle of 100, a giving circle of women, presented Tell City High School with $3,000 and Perry Central High School with $2,000. Each school developed a program to help promote self-esteem in girls.