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  • Templin a write-in candidate for sheriff

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    PERRY COUNTY – A Tell City man has filed as a write-in candidate for county sheriff.

    David Templin, 31, of 429 12th St., filed this week. His name will not appear on either May or November’s ballot but voters in November’s general election who choose to do so, can enter his name for sheriff.

    Templin filed as an independent candidate with no particular party affiliation. He described himself as holding conservative values.

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  • Doolittle Mills 2017 cemetery report

    DOOLITTLE MILLS – The 2017 Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report has been released for 2017.

    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2017 were: Roger and Sherry Ball, $100; Roy and Shirley Mitchell, $50; the McKim Family, $150; Norma Thompson, $200; Frances Wells, $75; Lee and Nova Sturgeon, $100; Les and Mary Kauffman, $100; Norma Sturgeon, $50; Russell Johnson, $50; Margie Underhill family, $50; Terry Wright, $150; Estil and Wanda Hensley, $50; Loren and Lucille Goldman, $60; and Dink and Rainey Brown, $20.

  • Cannelton set for Draggin’ Main April 14

    CANNELTON – Spring is in the air, the weather’s heating up, and so are the engines. In a seasonal rite of automotive heritage, Draggin’ Main will hit the streets April 14 in Cannelton.

  • Vocal group Six Appeal to take Jasper Arts stage

    JASPER – The award-winning vocal group, Six Appeal, will be on stage at the Jasper Arts Center Sunday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Community Events; April 5

    Cannelton H.S. celebrity waiter dinner Saturday

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School will host its second annual celebrity waiter dinner on Saturday, April 7, at 6 p.m. in the Cannelton Community Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

    There will be a silent auction and tip jars for favorite waiters. Proceeds will support Cannelton High School. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and younger and free for those under age 3.

  • Beard named Player of Year on All-Southwestern Indiana

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City junior forward/center Braeden Beard was named the Player of the Year on the Evansville Courier & Press’ All-Southwestern Indiana boys basketball team Sunday.
    The team is selected by the Courier & Press’ sports staff with input from area coaches. All southwestern Indiana players except those from Evansville and Castle (who are named to a separate All-Metro team) are eligble for it.
    Beard is the first Tell City player to be named Player of the Year on this team since Bryan Taylor was in 1975.

  • New Little League bat rules take effect

    Baseball bats are expensive, so some parents are probably not happy about having to buy new bats for their youth league players this year.
    But new USA Baseball bat standards have gone into effect this season that mandate wood-like performance in youth bats, bringing them more in-line with high school and college bats, which are designed to perform more-like wood since the BBCOR standard was implemented in 2011.
    Bats approved by USA Baseball have barrels up to 2 5/8 inches in circumference.

  • Monday, Tuesday sports events postponed

    PERRY COUNTY—All sports events involving Perry County teams were postponed Monday and Tuesday due to continuing rain and the threat of severe storms.
    The Perry Central at Springs Valley PLAC softball game, postponed Monday, has been rescheduled for April 30.
    Also postponed Monday were the Cannelton versus Crawford County baseball game, Tell City JV baseball versus Evansville Memorial, Perry Central JV baseball at Forest Park, and Perry Central at Paoli junior high track meets.

  • Walks propel Orleans past Perry Central

    ORLEANS—Giving up eight walks hurt Perry Central in a 6-2 PLAC baseball loss to Orleans Saturday.
    Perry Central outhit Orleans 5-4, but Orleans pitcher Duncan Gerkin walked only two as he pitched a complete game. He struck out six.
    “He was really good,” Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards said. “He had good speed and had a good breaking ball. But we put the ball in play quite a bit.”
    Colten Bland went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central hitters and Wes Scamahorn added a double.