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Today's News

  • Blackhawks overtake Cannelton with 3 runs in 7th

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley erupted for three runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Cannelton 5-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday.
    Cannelton led 4-2 until a walk and a hit batsmen started Springs Valley’s last-inning rally.
    Both runners scored on a single by Christian Tucker, with Tucker advancing to second on the throw home.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett thought the Bulldogs should have cut the throw off instead of throwing home.

  • Commodores fall to Mitchell but still win conference

    LEOPOLD—Tyler Mattingly drove in six runs with a grand slam and two singles and Mitchell beat Perry Central 10-0 in PLAC softball Thursday.
    Perry Central still won the conference with a 5-1 record. Mitchell placed second at 4-2.
    “We came out flat and never picked up the momentum to overcome the intensity that Mitchell brought to the game,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “They came in wanting to win and I think we did not expect it.

  • Tell City loses two close games

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored the winning run without a hit in the eighth inning to edge Tell City 3-2 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    “The bitter pill to swallow is how we lost in the eighth,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “(Travis) Burchett was able to strike out the first batter of the eighth, but he reached base when we were unable to block strike three.

  • Tell City 3rd, Perry Central 4th in track sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City placed second in four distance races as it finished third in the 10-team boys track sectional Thursday.
    Marcus Graham won the 3200-meter run to lead Perry Central to fourth place. The Commodores placed second in two other events.
    Jasper romped to victory with a sectional-record 175 points.

  • Man charged with March home invasion

    TELL CITY – A drop of blood has helped to solve a March burglary in Tell City.  That’s the word this morning from the Tell City Police Department, whose officers say the suspect, Kevin D. Linn, 35, faces charges of burglary, theft and unlawful entry of a motor vehicle.

    On March 4, police were called to the 700 block of 12th Street after a resident said someone had gained entry to her property overnight. Police said the suspect had entered the home through a broken window and took items.

  • Ivy Tech announces dean’s list students from Perry County

    EVANSVILLE, IN – Ivy Tech Community College Southwest proudly recognizes the following Perry County students for making the Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. To be on the Dean’s List, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average in specific courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 degree eligible credits during their course of study.

  • Tell City’s JFK Pool set to open June 1

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open Wednesday, June 1, at noon for the 2016 summer season.

    Hours for opening day will be noon to 5 p.m. Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. The only exception will be Monday, July 4, when the pool will be open from noon to 5 p.m.

  • Gilmore serving at Air Force base in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tosha Gilmore, daughter of Marsha and Keith Huck of Tell City and Alan Gilmore of Reo completed Air Force Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base March 4. She then graduated May 5 from technical school at Keesler Air Force Base in Beluxi, Miss.

    She will soon be assigned to Little Rock, Ark., as an aviation resource manager.

  • Brumfield to attend summer session at U.S. Air Force Academy

    TELL CITY – Blaze Brumfield, a junior at Tell City High School, has been selected by the United States Air Force Academy to attend its one week summer session for those students who might consider applying for the Academy after graduating from high school. It is a highly competitive assignment. The camp gives a realistic slice of cadet life.  Blaze will live in a cadet dorm, explore majors offered at the Academy and take the Cadet Fitness Assessment. 

    Upon completion of the week, Blaze may opt to submit his application to become his USAFA. 

  • Aubrey Leeann Beaver

    Brandi and Jacob Beaver of Hawesville announce the birth of their daughter Aubrey Leeann Beaver.

    She was born Feb. 11, 2016, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 9 ounces and was 18 ¾ inches long.

    Aubrey was welcomed home by her big sister, Carli Alexis, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Jerry Wentz of Tell City and Trish and Ben Vowels of Evansville. Paternal grandparents are Gerald and Betty Beaver of Hawesville. Aubrey’s great grandmother is Grace Brown of Tell City.