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Today's News

  • Tell City extends its win streak to 7 games

    BOONVILLE - Kyle Osborne drove in three runs with a home run and a double as Tell City beat Boonville 10-6 in baseball Monday.

    The win was the Marksmen's seventh in a row, raising their record to 9-5.

    They shut out Northeast Dubois 6-0 at home Saturday as Cody Pfeifer pitched a three-hitter.

    Tell City had 14 hits against Boonville. Pfeifer went 3 for 4 for the third time in his last four games.

    Osborne, Ryan Zuelly, Eric Henrickson and Michael DuPre each added two hits.

  • Marksmen defeat Rebels with best round of season

    TELL CITY - Tell City shot its best nine-hole round of the season as it beat South Spencer 171-177 in boys golf Tuesday.

    That was eight strokes better than the Marksmen's previous best this year and seven strokes better than their best last season.

    Ian Reed shot a 4-over-par 39 for medalist honors. He birdied the par-3, No. 3 hole.

    Victor Schutzius shot a 41 for his best round of the season.

    Other Tell City scorers were Corey Young with a 45 and Logan Bolin 46.

    Alex Cole, who shot a 49, and Adam Ramsey, 57, also played for the Marksmen.

  • Of Primary Interest
  • Help stamp out hunger

    Nation's largest food drive scheduled for Saturday

    TELL CITY - Letter carriers in Tell City will join their counterparts nationwide to help stamp out hunger by collecting nonperishable food items Saturday during the 16th annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive. Items donated during the largest annual one-day food drive in the nation are then delivered to local community food banks, pantries and shelters across the country.

  • Troy leaders meet Wednesday in closed session

    TROY - An executive-session meeting of the Troy Common Council was scheduled for Wednesday evening to discuss threatened litigation.

    No public meeting was to have followed the closed-door session at 6 p.m. The News received a copy of a notice for Wednesday's meeting from Town Attorney Jack Robinson and obtained a letter mailed to Clerk Treasurer Vicki Tuggle and members of the town's council and utility board from the county prosecutor's office.

  • Animal-group chief wants county to help with vet bills

    Commissioners express concern about costs

    TELL CITY - Humane Society of Perry County President Jim Carter wants the Perry County commissioners to take on some of the responsibility his organization has been shouldering for dogs and cats hit by cars.

    He appeared at a regular meeting of the county leaders Monday, and noted the county's agreement with the animal shelter provides no procedure for dealing with injured animals.

  • Park here

    Anthony Rhodes, an employee of Q-Stripe Quality Painting and Striping Co. of Evansville, paints lines forming individual parking areas in the 500 block of Main Street this week. Parking slots and bicycle lanes were added as the project in four downtown blocks comes to a close.

  • School official lauds driver, accident responders

    Car snaps power pole, dropping line onto bus

    CANNELTON - No children were hurt when a speeding car went off the road and struck a power pole late Friday afternoon, dropping an electrical line into the roadway, where it came into contact with the school bus they were riding.

  • Second-grader's bravery helps in juvenile-diabetes fight

    May 17 walk will support research; Logan's YouTube story

    ORIOLE - Logan Hubert looks like any bright 7-year-old. He loves school, the outdoors and sports, especially the Indianapolis Colts. He's blessed with loving parents, grandparents and two sisters. But juvenile diabetes has a hold on this inquisitive, blond-haired boy with glasses. It's a disease he'll never outgrow and can't escape, not even for a day.

  • Edwards, Etienne win close school race

    LEOPOLD - Voters seemed to like all three candidates for Perry Central School Board, dividing votes evenly among Kevin Etienne, Tim Edwards and Carl "Joe" Flamion. However, only two seats on the five-person board were up for grabs.

    Edwards received the most votes in Tuesday's election, winning a four-year term. He garnered 1,284 votes among the eight voting precincts within the school district. Incumbent board member Kevin Etienne received 1,111 votes to win a second term. Voters gave Flamion 1,095 votes, just 16 fewer than Etienne.