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Today's News

  • Applications sought for Conservation Corps Program

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps program for the summer of 2017.

    The Youth Conservation Corp program is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the Nation’s environment and heritage.  Administered by the National Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthful, outdoor atmosphere.

  • Community Events; March 16

    Tractor group to meet March 23

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will hold its next meeting March 23, at 7 p.m. at the Branchville Clubhouse.

     

    VFW serving breakfast March 25

     

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at the post home.

  • Driver injured in early morning accident

    TELL CITY – One person was air-lifted after an early Sunday accident on Indiana 66 west of Tell City.

    At approximately 12:51 a.m., central dispatch advised Perry County deputies of a vehicle accident on the highway between Tell City and Troy, near Squirrel Road. Deputies arrived to find a heavily damaged 1999 black Dodge Dakota registered to Scott and Margaret Keller of Tell City.  Upon surveying the scene, officers were able to determine the driver, Zachary Keller, 21, of Tell City had been ejected from the vehicle.

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  • Lynch receives honorable mention on girls academic all-state team

    INDIANAPOLIS – Perry Central forward/guard Ryann Lynch was one of 161 seniors from throughout the state to receive honorable mention on the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s girls academic all-state team released Thursday.
    The IBCA academic all-state team is a program where academic prowess and athletic prowess both are considered in the selections. Items such as grade-point average, college board scores and academic class rank are considered along with athletic performance in areas such as points, rebounds and assists per game.

  • Class 2A sectional will remain strong next year

    Though no Perry County boys basketball team won a sectional this year, Tell City and Perry Central were both eliminated by eventual champion Forest Park in the Southridge sectional.
    That was far from the only loss to sectional champions for the local teams this season.

  • Tell City whips Jasper

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 12 matches, including 10 by pins, to crush Jasper 69-30 in junior high wrestling Thursday.
    Will Kirtley in the 220-pound weight class and Chance Bolin at 285 finished the meet with quick, first-period pins for the Marksmen.
    Kelby Glenn, Brayden Lain, Cole Gentry, Tyce DuPont, Nigel Kaiser, Shane Braunecker, Corey Braunecker and Zach Goffinet earned earlier pins for the Marksmen.
    Trent Cail won a 5-2 decision in the 110 weight class and Coy Hammack won by forfeit at 75.

  • Hayes to play volleyball for Brescia University

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—After two successful seasons at Vincennes University, Tell City graduate Kassidie Hayes will continue her volleyball career at Brescia University next fall.
    Hayes signed with the NAIA Division II school March 3.
    She said she picked Brescia “because it’s close to home and when I got on campus I felt just like I did when I got to Vincennes - I knew I was going to go there.
    “It’s a small campus and I liked that.”

  • Lynch on All-PLAC hoops team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior forward/guard Ryann Lynch was named to the All-PLAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Lynch led Perry Central in scoring with 10.0 points per game, rebounding with 8.1 per game, assists with 2.3 per game, steals with 2.2 per game, and in free-throwshooting at 62.9 percent.
    She hit 35.2 percent from the field, including a team-leading 24.8 percent from three-point range.

  • Luke Hubert makes All-PLAC boys team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central guard Luke Hubert was named to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Hubert, a 5-foot-11 senior, led the Commodores in scoring with 11.8 points per game, in assists with 1.71 per game, in steals with 1.5 per game, and in free-throw shooting at 81.3 percent.
    He finished second on the team in three-point shooting at 34.2 percent and had the most attempts from that range with 111.
    He hit 39.3 percent from the field overall.