Today's News

  • Historic Nestor House hosts museum board

    The Perry County Museum board of trustees held their April meeting at the historic Nester House in Troy. Built in 1841, the sandstone building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Archabbey Gallery to exhibit Laura Foster Nicholson tapestries

    ST. MEINRAD – Tapestries by Laura Foster Nicholson will be exhibited in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad from April 21 through May 31.

    Foster Nicholson is an award-winning textile artist nationally known for hand-woven, brocaded tapestries.

    Educated at Kansas City Art Institute and Cranbrook Academy of Art, she currently resides in New Harmony. She has a studio there and owns LFN Textiles, which designs jacquard ribbon, custom upholstery and drapery fabrics.

  • And the choir sang

    Oakwood Health Campus has started a choir that will meet weekly. Above, the group practices for a performance at Oakwood’s volunteer recognition to be held April 23 for all community volunteers. The group is led by Debra Rickleman, life enrichment assistant, Pictured in the front row from left to right are Alice Kiesel, Mary Thrasher, Katie Wagner and Sue Feix. In the back row are Kieth Gelhausen and Rosella Wilson.

  • Cold, wet weather forces more postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—Cold, rainy weather Monday and continuing cold with wet grounds Tuesday led to postponement of several local sports events.
    The Cannelton at Perry Central baseball game and Tell City’s girls tennis match at Crawford County were postponed Monday after they began but before they became official contests.
    Tell City’s baseball game at Evansville North and boys golf match at South Spencer were postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday.

  • Tell City girls win short meet with Jeeps, Braves

    DUBOIS—Logan Flannagan won an individual race and a relay to lead Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 63 points, Northeast Dubois 50, and Tecumseh 3.
    The Marksmen won five of the nine events that were completed.
    Flannagan won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.44 seconds and teammate Emma Kohnert was third in 18.12.
    Katelyn Hughes, Flannagan, Kohnert and Tori Payne won the 400 relay in 54.55.
    Mariah Blake won the 400 dash in 1:06.52.

  • Doubles help Vikings defeat Perry Central

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey hit six doubles and scored in every inning of an 11-2 baseball win over Perry Central Saturday.
    The Vikings outhit Perry Central 12-4 and also took advantage of seven errors by the Commodores.
    Bryce Ridener pitched the first 4 1⁄3 innings for Perry Central, striking out four and walking five.
    Payton Thompson pitched the last 1 2⁄3 innings, walking one and striking out none.

  • Rebels rout Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer had 13 hits but walks and errors were also key differences as the Rebels beat Tell City 13-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    South Spencer pitchers Jon Stallings and Trey Toler did not walk anyone and their teammates backed them with errorless defense.
    Tell City committed four errors and walked five.
    Kobe Stephens led off the game with a walk against Rhett Baumeister.

  • Cannelton has 23 hits in victory

    CANNELTON—Tristan Simmons and Jeff Kendall combined for eight hits and 11 RBIs as Cannelton annihilated Grace Baptist 23-1 in baseball Tuesday.
    “They’re only in their second year (of having a baseball team) so they’re still kind of finding their way through it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “But I can’t take anything away from my guys—we hit the ball hard.”
    Cannelton built a 15-1 lead in the first two innings as Simmons hit a double in each inning.

  • Marksman boys outrun Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Strong performances in the distance races led Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 54 points, Northeast Dubois 35, and Tecumseh 4. The Marksmen won eight of the nine events that were completed.
    “We had the top three in the shot put and top two in the long jump, but one Northeast Dubois kid hadn’t jumped or thrown yet so they didn't count,” noted Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.

  • Perry Central’s big inning leads to win over Tell City

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored seven runs in the second inning and cruised to an 11-4 rain-shortened girls softball win over Tell City Monday.
    The game was scoreless going into the bottom of the second inning. But Perry Central then loaded the bases with no outs on Madison Guillaume’s bloop single to left field, Lexi Aders’ single off the third-base bag, and a walk to Casey James.
    Tell City still had chances to get out of the inning.