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Today's News

  • Cannelton falls in pitchers’ duel

    DUGGER—Cannelton’s Damon Powers pitched a three-hitter but his team had only two hits in a 3-1 baseball loss to Dugger Union Saturday.
    Powers struck out six and walked only one in the five-inning game. All the hits he gave up were singles.
    Caleb Wright pitched a two-hitter for Dugger, striking out eight and walking three.
    His teammates backed him with errorless defense.
    Jacob Pearey and David Reed each had a single for Cannelton’s hits.
    Wright went 2 for 2 to lead Dugger hitters. He scored two runs.

  • Rams top Commodores

    PAOLI—Perry Central left nine runners on base in six innings, including leaving the bases loaded twice, in a 6-2 PLAC baseball loss to Paoli Tuesday.
    The Commodores scored one run in the first but still left the bases loaded.
    In the fourth inning they loaded the bases with no outs but did not score.
    They outhit Paoli 7-6 but “Paoli had some timely hitting when they got runners in scoring position,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.
    The game was called in the top of the sixth inning due to severe weather.

  • Chargers nip Tell City

    TELL CITY—Pike Central scored the go-ahead run on an infield grounder in the ninth inning to beat Tell City 6-5 in PAC baseball Saturday.
     Tell City led 5-2 before Pike Central scored three runs in the top of the fifth on three singles and a walk to tie the score.
    Neither team scored again until the top of the ninth, when the Chargers used a single, a wild pitch, and a fly ball to right field to put a runner on third base with one out.
    Tell City then brought its infield in, but with the runner going on contact he scored on a grounder to third.

  • Schuetter powers Tell City past Blackhawks

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a three-hitter and hit a three-run homer as Tell City whipped Springs Valley 11-0 in softball Saturday.
    Schuetter walked one and struck out five in the five-inning game. The Blackhawks never got a runner past second base.
    On offense Schuetter gave the Marksmen all the runs they needed in the first inning.
    Hayley Fackler led off with a single, advanced to second base on a wild pitch, and scored on Chelsey Billings’ double.
    Schuetter followed with a two-run homer over the left-center-field fence.

  • Commodores hold off Wolfpack 4-1

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Autumn Lain pitched out of an early jam and Perry Central scored four unearned runs to beat Crawford County 4-1 in PLAC softball Saturday.
    Lain then pitched a no-hitter in a 7-0 win over Paoli Monday that raised the Commodores’ PLAC record to 4-0.
    The area in front of the pitching rubber was damp at the start Saturday from the previous night’s rains and Lain seemed to have trouble with her footing early.

  • Southern Hills Counseling Center welcomes new team member
  • First Communion
  • Church News; April 28

    Knits and Knots meeting May 12

     

    TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children?

    Take your needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn.

    The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.

     

    Mothers Celebration May 6

     

  • Paper mache show returns to Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Detailed characters and backdrops filled Perry Central Junior-Senior High School’s art room Monday.

    During a presentation to Perry Central fifth-graders, high school students read portions of the tails aloud to about 20 children. The youngsters moved from story to story, hearing the narrative illustrated by each paper mache scene.

    The Grimm Brothers’ stories covered in the presentation included Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood.

  • Community Events; April 28

    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. 

     

    Beard Cemetery accepting trustee applications