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Today's News

  • Oskin, Panthers stop Tell City

    CORYDON—Sydney Oskin threw a one-hitter as Corydon beat Tell City 16-1 in softball Wednesday.
    Oskin walked one and struck out seven in the five-inning game.
    Hayley Fackler hit her first varsity home run over the right-center-field fence in the top of the first inning for Tell City’s only hit.
    Corydon replied with two runs in the bottom of the inning and took control with six runs in the second.
    Fackler pitched the first 4 2/3 innings for Tell City, giving up 12 hits and four walks and striking out two.

  • Eagles nip Perry Central in slugfest

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville jumped to an 8-1 lead en route to a 10-8 softball win over Perry Central Wednesday.
    “We gave up eight runs in the first inning and then decided to play ball like we can play,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    The Commodores ended up outhitting Lanesville 11-7, though the Eagles had a home run and three doubles among their hits.
    Catie Hauser hit a home run and a single and drove in three runs for Perry Central.

  • Lyons, Morgan lead Tell City past Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Whitaker Lyons drove in three runs as Tell City beat Perry Central 8-2 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen also got another strong pitching performance from Ryan Morgan, who gave up only two unearned runs while pitching into the sixth inning.
    He gave up three hits and three walks and struck out five.
    “He’s consistent,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “He always throws strikes and I couldn’t ask for more than that.”

  • PC girls take 3rd place in PLAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Claire Davis won both throwing events to lead Perry Central to third place in the PLAC girls track meet Friday.
    Springs Valley won with 124.5 points. Perry Central scored 97, just two behind second-place Mitchell.
    Davis threw the discus 100 feet, 7 inches to win by 17 feet, 1 inch and the shot 34 feet, 6 1/4 inches to win by 4 feet, 1/2 inch.

  • PC boys 2nd in PLAC track

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Marcus Graham won three events to lead Perry Central to second place in the PLAC boys track meet Friday.
    Springs Valley won the seven-team meet with 120 points. Perry Central scored 107.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:37.92 and the 3200 in 10:07.96.
    He teamed with John Bashor, Chase James and Logan Hubert to win the 3200 relay in 9:11.20.
    Graham placed second in the 800 in 2:11.66 as he ran all four distance races in the conference meet for the second year in a row.

  • Piper Jo Anson

    Deann and Cory Anson of Evanston announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Jo Anson, on April 12, 2017. She was born at 8:21 a.m. at St. Mary’s in Evansville and weighed 8 pounds and 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gail and David Edwards of Leopold. Paternal grandparents are Pat Luther of Corydon and Robert Anson of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents include Bonnie Hauser, Goldie Edwards and Pauline Thorn. The mother is the former Deann Edwards.

  • Poppies for a cause
  • New sign for Tell City Depot
  • Tourism grant to fund new sign

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    CANNELTON  – A Cannelton organization will receive $20,000 to help pay for a new historic gateway sign that will feature design elements of its most notable landmark.

  • Quest to help students includes brain science

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Educators at Perry Central School Corp. are learning more about the role trauma – in all of its many forms – plays in learning. That’s including a dose of brain science for faculty members.