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Today's News

  • Commodores win 3 of 5 softball games

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central crushed four home runs, three doubles and a triple in a 21-2 PLAC girls softball win over Springs Valley Tuesday.
    Sydney Goffinet hit her third and fourth home runs of the season and drove in five runs.
    Autumn Lain also drove in five runs, including four with a grand slam over the fence in the Commodores’ eight-run third inning.
    Morgan Richardson went 3 for 5 with a double, triple and homer.
    Lain also went 3 for 5 and Lexi Aders hit a double and two singles in four at-bats.

  • Tell City hitters blast Memorial

    TELL CITY—Tell City pounded out 15 hits in a 15-5 baseball win over Evansville Memorial Monday.
    The Marksmen also played their best defensive game of the season, committing no errors.
    And they got a solid complete-game pitching performance from Rhett Baumeis-ter, who gave up seven hits and three walks and struck out three.
    “We played a good game,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. “This is the way I thought we could play.”
    Gant Miller went 3 for 4 with a triple and three RBIs to lead the offense.

  • Kid’s Fishing Derby set for May 17

    TELL CITY – If you’re a kid who likes to fish, or know a kid who might, the Hoosier National Forest invites you to the 19th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond near Rome, Saturday, May 17.  The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under.

  • Commodores sweep Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Six unearned runs in the fourth inning helped Perry Central beat Cannelton 15-11 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Monday.
    Payton Thompson, who homered to start the game, struck out to start the fourth inning. But he reached base because the ball got away from the catcher.
    Austin Linne then grounded back to the pitcher, who made a wild throw to first that allowed Linne to reach third base and Thompson to score.

  • Tell City girls 2nd, Perry Central 3rd in invitational

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan won three events to lead Tell City to second place in its own eight-team girls track invitational Saturday.
    Tell City scored 110 points and Perry Central, led by Hannah Harpenau’s second-place long jump, was third with 95.
    Forest Park won with 123.5.
    Flannagan won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 17.05 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 48.65.
    She teamed with Katelyn Hughes, Emma Kohnert and Tori Payne to win the 400 relay in 52.59.

  • Marksmen dominate own eight-team meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 10 of the 16 events as it dominated its own eight-team boys track invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen won with 164.5 points, 80.5 more than runner-up Forest Park. Perry Central finished sixth with 66.
    Elliott Brown won four events for the Marksmen. He took the 100-meter dash in 11.72 seconds and the 200 in 23.08 and ran on two winning relays.

  • TCJSHS honor roll released

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior Senior High School recently released the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year for students in grades seven through twelve.

  • Cannelton schools release honor roll

    CANNELTON – Cannelton schools have released the honor roll for term 2, grading period 1. Students on the high or distinguished honor roll earned all A’s, students on the regular honor roll earned a combination of A’s and B’s and students receiving honorable mention earned A’s, B’s and one C. Cannelton elementary schools

  • Perry Central announces honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central schools have released honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year.
    Perry Central Elementary

  • Teen poets read aloud winning entries

    TELL CITY –  Winners of the annual teen writing contest gathered April 15 to read their poems aloud and accept their prize money.

    This year’s theme, “Poetry Madness,” was sponsored by Friends of the Library and organized by the library’s Teen Advisory Group.

    The cash prizes were donated by the Friends of the Library. First-place winners received $75; second-place winners, $50; third-place winners, $25 and honorable mentions received $10.