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Today's News

  • Tell City marches against larger bands

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Marching Marksmen finished seventh out of as many bands competing in Class AA at the Evansville Central Invitational Saturday, but that didn’t bother Music Director Natasha Edmondson.

  • Tell City shuts out Chargers

    TELL CITY—Only one match went three sets as Tell City beat Pike Central 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    Zach Fisher had to battle back from a first-set loss to beat Tanner McFarland 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 10-1 (super tiebreaker in lieu of a third set) in No. 2 singles.
    Jake Swihart beat Aaron Keepes 6-3, 6-1 in No. 1 singles and Luke Thomas beat Sam Stone 6-4, 6-3 in No. 3.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung defeated Ty Smith and Jackson Keepes 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.
    Jackson Ramsey and Chandler Lacy beat Drew Welch and Kaleb Edwards 6-0, 6-3 in No. 2.

  • Sprinkle, Commodores spike way past Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Jordan Sprinkle made 14 kills and four blocks as Perry Central beat Tell City 25-18, 25-16, 22-25, 25-18 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We played a little bit better tonight so Grace (James) could set her up, and she was a little more aggressive tonight,” Perry Central Coach Becky Genet said of Sprinkle. “She has a lot of potential.
    “Madeline (Hubert) made a lot of all-around, really nice plays. And Brittany (Parker)’s placement was great on her hits.

  • Rams rout Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—“Their line dominated on both sides. When you do that, it’s over with.”
    That was Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson’s summation of his team’s 49-6 PLAC football loss to Paoli Friday, and he wasn’t exaggerating.
    Perry Central quarterback Lane Lynch never had adequate time to pass and ended up just 1 for 5 for 5 yards.
    The Commodores also couldn’t get their running game going. They rushed for just 59 yards on 19 carries.

  • Tell City pounds Chargers

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City rushed for 405 yards to dominate Pike Central 48-21 in PAC football Friday.
    The Marksmen also passed for 93 yards as they compiled nearly 500 yards of total offense.
    Malcolm Lincoln scored their first touchdown on a 14-yard pass from Gant Miller on a post pattern.

  • Focusing on farmers

    By STATE REP. LLOYD ARNOLD
    District 74

    Agriculture is such a large aspect of Indiana’s communities, history and economy, so each year the General Assembly addresses issues that are brought forth by farmers and those in the industry from across the state.

    I was proud this year to support various efforts dealing with agriculture ranging from the release of animal veterinary records to agricultural seed testing.

  • Community owes Officer Micah Jackson a big thank you

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Lots of people volunteer their time to worthwhile causes, but I can’t think of anyone I know who has devoted more of his time than Micah Jackson has to the Cannelton Police Department.

    Jackson has worked as a police reserve patrolman there for close to a decade and has given literally thousands of hours to the city and its residents. He’s also been a proud supporter of law enforcement across the county.

  • United Way deserves our renewed support

    United Way of Perry County’s yearly campaign is in full swing and your help is needed to make it a success. This year’s campaign hopes to raise $130,000 for support groups that provide important services in our community. Our combined gifts to United Way will help build our community and make Perry County a better place to live and work.

  • Burglaries, thefts on rise in Cannelton, police chief advises residents to look for, report anything suspicious in their area

    CANNELTON – “We have had an uptick in burglaries and thefts the last three weeks or so,” Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall said during a regular meeting of the city’s common council last Monday.

    “I just want to remind everybody that if you see anything suspicious around your property, your neighbor’s property or anything, call us and let us know then, when it’s happening. Call if you see anybody who doesn’t belong in the area.”

  • Benefit bowfishing, cornhole tourneys scheduled Sept. 27, 28

    ROME – Josh Ahl of Rome is battling stage-four colon cancer. He has lived in Perry County his entire life. Numerous friends and family members have organized several fundraising events to help cover Josh’s medical expenses.

    The community is invited to a bow-fishing tourney Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28 at the boat ramp in Magnet. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. Sept. 27.