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Today's News

  • Davis third in 1600 run to qualify for state meet

    EVANSVILLE—Tiffany Davis qualified for the state meet in the 1600-meter run and scored in two other events to lead Tell City to 17th place in the IHSAA girls track regional Tuesday.

    Thirty-two teams scored in the meet and several others were represented by competitors who did not score.

    Eight places were scored in each event, but only the top three qualified for the state meet.

    Davis placed third in the 1600 in 5:31.19. Lacey Orth of Evansville North won the race in 5:24.30 and Lauren Minor of Evansville Central placed second in 5:29.37.

  • Commodore runs scarce in losses to Rangers, Pats

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills put its hits together better to beat Perry Central 3-0 in baseball Monday.

    Each team had six hits, but Heritage Hills hit a triple and a home run in a three-run third inning.

    Clint Cassidy hit two triples to lead Perry Central. However both of them came with two outs and nobody on base.

    Ryan Hanan also had two hits for the Commodores.

    Cassidy pitched a complete game for Perry Central to take the loss. He walked one and struck out five.

    Three Heritage Hills pitchers combined to walk three and strike out seven.

  • Perry Central 4th in quadrangular

    ENGLISH—Charlie Weatherholt led Perry Central with a 6-over-par 42 but the Commodores finished fourth in a four-team boys golf match Tuesday.

    Crawford County won with 165 strokes. Heritage Hills scored 168, Corydon 179, and Perry Central 183.

    Besides Weatherholt, Perry Central scorers were Zach Graves with a 45, Logan Shearn 46, and Brad Douglas 50.

    Graves birdied the par-3, No. 5 hole.

    Douglas birdied the first hole he played, the par-4, No. 9 hole. But he shot a 10 on the next hole.

  • Southridge outshoots Marksmen

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City shot one of its best rounds of the season but lost to Southridge 160-176 in boys golf Tuesday.

    Tell City senior Corey Young shot a 1-over-par 37 for medalist honors. He birdied the last hole, the par-3, No. 9 hole, to edge Southridge’s Jake Kilian by one stroke.

    Other Tell City scorers were Vic Schutzius and Logan Bolin each with a 44 and Alex Cole 52.

    Jake Roland, who shot a 54, and Nathan Wood, 56, also played for the Marksmen.

  • Alert system will speed search for missing people

    TELL CITY - A nonprofit organization that has helped locate hundreds of missing children and adults will soon be partnered with the Tell City Police Department and its countywide dispatching system.

    Tell City Police Chief Greg Hendershot received the board of public works and safety's permission last week to affiliate with the Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based A Child is Missing. Reports of missing people will be relayed to ACIM, which in turn will send out automated phone calls to homes and businesses, making it more likely the missing person will be found quickly.

  • Police dismantle alleged drug lab

    ST. MARKS - A 53-year-old rural Tell City man faces several drug-related charges, including dealing in methamphetamine, after police uncovered an alleged drug lab inside his home Thursday.

    Perry County Sheriff's Deputy Daymion Marsh said David L. Pate of 5533 Accent Road, was being treated Thursday afternoon at Perry County Memorial Hospital after complaining of chest pain.

    Marsh said Pate suffers from several health problems and while he wasn't jailed, will be issued a criminal summons to appear in court.

  • A&G losing new-car franchise

    TELL CITY - A&G Motors co-owner Gary Gebhard said Thursday some misinformation is going around.

    "Our store won't close," he emphasized. "We just won't have a new-car franchise."

    General Motors notified 1,100 of its dealerships nationwide late last week that their services will no longer be required.  

  • Students give learning academy high marks

    TELL CITY - The state Education Department has recognized the Perry County Learning Academy for exceeding alternative-education standards, Executive Director Mike Bishop reported Tuesday at a regular meeting of the academy's board of directors.

    Holding up a certificate issued by the state, he explained the recognition came as a result of students completing online surveys.

    "There's no reason for them not to be brutally honest," he said of the anonymous evaluations.

  • Generous women to be celebrated at luncheon

    TELL CITY - Philanthropy, according to the Encarta World English Dictionary, is "a desire to improve the material, social and spiritual welfare of humanity, especially through charitable activities" and "general love for, or benevolence toward, the whole of humankind."

    "Throughout history, women have shaped the world as national leaders, advocates for social justice, scientists, authors, teachers, healers and authors," notes a proclamation signed Wednesday by the Perry County commissioners.

  • LHDC Healthy Families welcome spring

    CANNELTON - Healthy Families welcomed spring April 9, when the family-support specialists hosted a spring fling parent group. The weather cooperated by supplying plenty of sunshine for the outdoor activities. The staff of Healthy Families assembled a variety of useful, skill-building and developmentally-based activities.