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  • PC boys 3rd in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won four events but finished third in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 63 points. Springs Valley scored 54 and Perry Central 50.
    Perry Central sophomore Clay James won both hurdles races, taking the 110 high hurdles in 16.53 seconds and the 300 intermediates in 43.47.
    Cain Hohne tied his personal record as he won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches.
    Nathian Rogier set a personal record as he cleared 12 feet, 6 inches to win the pole vault.

  • Commodores sweep Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored 15 runs in the first inning en route to a 21-1 softball victory over Cannelton Wednesday.
    The Commodores sent 20 batters to the plate in their big inning. Seven hits, four walks, two hit batsmen and six errors fueled the outburst.
    Kaila James hit a two-run triple to deep center field that inning. Maria Hubert added two RBI singles and Maddie Labhart hit an RBI double.
    Hubert went 3 for 3 with three runs scored and two RBIs for the game.

  • Burchett slugs Tell City past Boonville

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Travis Burchett hit two two-run homers as Tell City beat Boonville 6-5 in baseball Thursday.
    Burchett’s second homer, over the center-field fence with one out in the sixth inning, put the Marksmen ahead 5-3.
    Boonville tied the score with two runs in the top of the sixth on a hit, an error, and a two-run double to left-center by Evan Garrison.
    In the bottom of the sixth Tell City’s Logan Gaynor greeted Boonville reliever Kalan Bucherl with a double to the left-field corner.

  • Marksmen nip Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Often an inexperienced softball team gets little production from the bottom half of its batting order.
    But Tell City’s bottom five batters, all first-year starters, combined for eight hits and seven runs scored as the Marksmen beat Perry Central 8-6 Friday.
    The Marksmen trailed 5-2 when Annie Wood, the fifth batter in their order, led off the fourth inning with a single up the middle.

  • UPDATE: "DO NOT CONSUME" order for Troy water continues

    ALERT: Troy town officials are advising water customers to refrain from using water services until further notice.

    A news release informs that:

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  • From the 38th Parallel to the nation’s capital


    Staff Writer


    “The Korean War is the forgotten war. No one knew when I was gone and no one knew when I got back,” U.S. Army veteran William “Joe” Minto said of his service during the conflict. After war’s end and completion of his three-year enlistment, there was no fanfare when he arrived stateside in January 1954, not that any accolades were expected.

  • Two for the road: Cycle shop a world of its own for Youngs


    Staff Writer


    “When the weather’s nice, you’ll find me in here wrenching,” motorcycle mechanic Josh Young said as he peered from behind a current project. “And that’s a good thing.”

  • County to review salaries, future pay raises


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Council plans to review salaries and how pay raises are applied. The council, during a regular meeting of the board Thursday, organized a sub-committee to do just that, with hopes that plans can come together before members begin budget discussions this summer.

    Members of the committee will be council members Jody French, Tom Hauser and David Etienne.

  • Troy town board member jailed for battery

    TROY – Adam Hoffman, a member of Troy’s town council, was arrested Sunday, April 23, on a Class A misdemeanor charge of battery resulting in bodily injury.

    Hoffman allegedly was involved in an altercation that afternoon with an adult male family member at his home at 500 Main St. in Troy.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center by deputy Mark Poehlein before being released upon posting a bond of $1,500.

    The News contacted Hoffman Friday.