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  • From plant to pizza ... Learn how to grow your dinner workshops planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Growing vegetables and herbs in small raised beds is easy and enjoyable.

    This three-part workshop sponsored by Purdue Extension-Perry County will allow participants to grow, harvest and prepare a variety of vegetables and herbs.

    Topics will include the basics of gardening in small spaces and preparing the soil and planting vegetables and herbs in a raised bed garden, discovering the art of cooking with fresh herbs, and harvesting herbs and vegetables and transforming them into delicious pizzas.

  • Perry Central Elementary honor rolls for third grading period

    Perry Central Elementary School has released the honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2015-16 school year.

     

    Grade 3 distinguished honor roll: Thomas Edwards, Autumn Frye, Molly Goffinet, Aubreigh Gogel, William Haycraft, Landen Hubert, Trista Jones, Dakota Kellems, Hunter Kellems, Teyah Mullis, Savannah Schaad, Naomie Schultz, Kya Smith, Caleb VanWinkle, Julia Walsh and Cole Yeager.

  • Community Events; April 21

    VFW yard sale set to begin April 29

     

    TELL CITY – The VFW Auxiliary will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at 301 Main St.

    Anyone wanting to donate items for the yard sale is asked to drop them off at the VFW during business hours. For questions, call (812) 719-8255. 

     

    Screenings at the Villas today

     

  • Marksmen sweep Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a no-hitter and Madison Schuetter drove in five runs as Tell City beat Cannelton 15-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 11 runs in the first inning on nine hits, four walks, two hit batsmen and one error.
    Samantha Stephens reached base on an error by the third baseman to start the inning.
    After Chloe Carman walked, Stephens scored on Morgan Schuetter’s single to left field.

  • Parker propels PC girls past Blackhawks, Jeeps

    LEOPOLD—Skylar Parker won three individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a three-team girls track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 74 points, Springs Valley 52, and Northeast Dubois 40.
    Parker won the high jump by clearing 4 feet, 8 inches, the long jump at 14 feet, 5 inches, and the 400-meter dash in 1:05.00.
    Freshman teammate Macey Emmons won the 1600 run in 5:55.84 and the 3200 in 13:28.58.
    She teamed with Hannah Hubert, Amber Neyenhaus and Ryann Lynch to win the 3200 relay in 11:31.51.

  • Bulldogs get first win

    MADISONVILLE, Ky.—Harley Harding hit a two-run double as Cannelton rallied for six runs in the fifth inning to beat Grace Baptist 13-8 in baseball Tuesday.
    The game was the second of a doubleheader and each game was scheduled for only five innings.
    The Bulldogs trailed 8-7 entering the fifth, but Harding’s double to left-center field put them ahead 10-8.
    “Harley had the biggest hit,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Perry Central girls win 2 of 3

    ORLEANS—Perry Central scored three runs on one hit in the top of the eighth inning to beat Orleans 6-3 in PLAC softball Tuesday.
    Walks to Karissa Gayer and Madison Guillaume sandwiched around a single by Lea Harbaville loaded the bases for the Commodores with no outs in the eighth.
    After Gayer scored on a passed ball, Autumn Lain hit a foul pop-up that the first baseman caught.
    The catcher also went after it, though, leaving home plate unattended. So Harbaville tagged up and scored from third on the play.

  • Commodores win two more matches to remain unbeaten

    ENGLISH—Zach James shot an even-par 36 for medalist honors as Perry Central won a four-team boys golf match Monday.
    Perry Central shot 170, Crawford County and North Harrison each 176, and West Washington 229.
    James birdied the par-5, No. 1 hole, and par-4, No. 3 hole.
    Nic Pierrard and John Steen each shot 43 and Coby Aders 48 to complete the Commodores’ scoring. Pierrard birdied the par-4, No. 9 hole.
    Also playing for them were Eric Schepers, who shot 49, and Brennon Tucker, 54.

  • Titans, Tigers top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Evansville Memorial had 15 hits and took advantage of three Tell City errors to beat the Marksmen 12-5 in baseball Monday.
    “We dug ourselves a hole early, got back into it with a solid bottom of the first, then got into a couple of situations where we could not stop the bleeding defensively,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “Memorial seemed to find the holes, and we made a couple of very costly errors that could have made things a little easier for our pitchers (had the plays been made).

  • Commodores sweep two from Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Jaron Underhill pitched a four-hitter as Perry Central shut out Cannelton 12-0 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Monday.
    Underhill walked only one and struck out seven in the five-inning game. All the hits he gave up were singles.
    “I thought Jaron pitched well,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “He threw strikes and got ahead on the count.”
    His teammates gave him all the runs he would need in the first inning.