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Today's News

  • Story time series begins Tuesday at TC-PC library

    TELL CITY - It's registration time for kids who want to attend the Small Talk: Listening With Our Hearts - Signing With Our Hands story time series at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.

    The series is for children 2 to 6 years old and features songs, games, crafts and a video that teaches children how to sign beginning words and phrases.

    Story times will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 p.m.

    The series begins Tuesday and will run for 10 weeks, concluding just before Christmas.

  • Commodores sweep junior high meets

    PAOLI - Marie Schwartz was the individual winner to lead Perry Central to first place in a 29-team junior high girls cross country meet Thursday.

    Rosa Schwartz placed seventh, Verna Schwartz 17th, Megan Thomas 24th, and Autumn Lain 67th to complete the Commodores' scoring.

    Jessica Theis, their sixth runner, finished 88th.

    The Commodores also won the boys meet. Paul Schwartz placed third in it to lead the Commodores and Abe Schwartz was fourth.

    Alex Newton was fifth, Nathan Schwartz 13th, and Andrew Huber 15th to complete the Commodores' scoring.

  • Marksmen defeat Boonville

    BOONVILLE - Two doubles victories and a three-set win in No. 1 singles gave Tell City a 3-2 boys tennis victory over Boonville Wednesday.

    Andy Chinn defeated Mitchell Wilson 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.

    Andy Kast and Greg Hollinden beat Drew Shoulders and Clay Wildt 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

    Patrick Hagedorn and Trent Wheatley trounced Blake Foley and Paul Fulk 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.

    Boonville's Allstadt brothers won two singles matches.

    Brad Allstadt beat Jake Roland 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2. Preston Allstadt beat Christopher Kohnert 6-4, 6-0 in No. 3.

  • Patriots dig past Perry Central

    LEOPOLD - Heritage Hills did a good job receiving serves and digging Perry Central's hits to beat the Commodores 25-11, 25-10, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.

    The Commodores were able to serve only one ace against the Patriots' defense.

    Jessica Huber led Perry Central in kills with seven and Megan Hedinger added five.

    Hedinger made three blocks and Huber added two.

    Sloan Harpenau had seven assists and Tessa Lynch had six.

    Hilarie Hahus made nine digs and Huber added six for the Commodores.

    Heritage Hills won the junior varsity match 25-24, 25-18.

  • Tell City knocks off Wolfpack

    MARENGO - Lauren Goffinet made nine kills and 10 blocks as Tell City defeated Crawford County 25-18, 25-13, 25-12 in volleyball Wednesday.

    Brittney Harth also made nine kills and Elizabeth Kohnert added five blocks. Julie Davis had 15 assists.

    Leslie Poole served 16 points, Goffinet 10, and Kohnert nine for the Marksmen. Davis served two aces.

    Davis led the team in digs with 11.

    "We played a lot better tonight as a team," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. "We did a lot of nice things."

    Crawford County won the junior varsity match 25-13, 21-25, 15-13.

  • Raiders rack up 360 rushing yards vs. TC

    TELL CITY - Southridge scored on its first six possessions as the Raiders rushed past Tell City 60-0 in Pocket Athletic Conference football Friday.

    Tell City attempted an onside kick to start the game, but Southridge recovered at its 40-yard line.

    Southridge's Brent Duncan ran the ball down the field on two long runs of 21 and 25 yards.

    Zeth Whitsitt ran 5 yards for the touchdown to make the score 7-0 just 1:10 into the game.

    Three plays later, Tell City punted.

    Southridge scored again seven plays later on a 21-yard run by Brett Roesner.

  • Perry Central uses passing game to repulse Trojans

    OAKLAND CITY - Perry Central's football offense is known mainly for its running game. But the Commodores got two touchdowns and more than half their yards passing as they conquered Wood Memorial 31-0 Friday.

    Perry Central quarterback Austin Hauser completed five of his first six passes for a season-high 111 yards.

    "They were jumping so many people up there trying to stop the running game - a lot of times they were putting nine people up there in the box," said Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer. "So we went ahead and went to the play-action passing game.

  • Pioneer Days Friday, Saturday continue county's fall tour

    Rickenbaugh House open this weekend

    PERRY COUNTY - This year's Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour resumes Friday and Saturday with Pioneer Days in Troy.

    Friday events include a performance by the band Crosswinds from 6 to 9 p.m. and a beer garden that opens at 5 p.m.

    Events Saturday begin with registration for the Pioneer Days car show from 8 a.m. to noon. The beer garden opens at noon with the pet show at 1 p.m. Registration for this year's talent show lasts from 3 to 3:45 p.m. with the show beginning at 4.

    Entry forms are available at the Troy Utility Office.

  • Decisions may be imminent on high-school construction

    Public input still sought

    TELL CITY - School officials and members of two committees that worked to define construction needs in Tell City-Troy Township schools have been urging residents of the district to become informed about their work, and hope to see good turnout at a meeting set for 1 p.m. Thursday in the high-school auditorium.

  • Accident claims life of Tobinsport man

    23-year-old loses control of motorcycle on Deer Creek Road

    DEER CREEK - A Perry County man died Thursday afternoon from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Deer Creek Road.

    John Williams, 23, of Tobinsport, was traveling north on Deer Creek Road shortly before 12:30 p.m. when his 1986 Yamaha traveled off the roadway, Perry County Sheriff's Deputy Kenny Blinzinger said.

    A rural mail carrier was one of several people to dial 911 to report the accident after seeing a motorcycle veer off the roadway.