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Today's News

  • Honeybee swarm workshop Tuesday

    PERRY COUNTY – With warmer spring weather and a profusion of blooming flowers providing ample resources, honeybees throughout the region are swarming, looking for a place to start a new hive. The prospect of starting a new hive through swarm catching is exciting, but how do you go about catching a swarm, and what do you do once it’s caught?

    On Tuesday, May 17, Bill Gibson and other experienced beekeepers will discuss strategies for catching swarms and managing newly caught swarms for success. 

  • Woman’s body pulled from river

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TROY – Investigators with the Perry County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police were continuing their efforts late Wednesday afternoon to identify a woman pulled that morning from the Ohio River near Troy. An autopsy scheduled for tomorrow could help authorities determine a cause of death but County Coroner Charlie Baumeister said he hopes law enforcement agencies are able to learn the woman’s name in advance of the autopsy as they work to confirm an identity.

  • Southridge outshoots Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Mitch Steinkamp shot 44 for medalist honors as Southridge beat Tell City 195-221 in boys golf Thursday.
    Spencer Fest shot 46 to lead Tell City.
    Ethan Maffia shot 56 and Griffin Taylor 59 for the Marksmen.
    Josh Gaynor and Evan Spear each shot 60 to tie for their fourth scorer and Marcus Fortwendel was their sixth man with 66.
    Tell City, 0-7, will host South Spencer today at 4:30 p.m.

  • Boonville girls outrun Tell City 92-40

    BOONVILLE—Tell City scored only five points outside of field events and hurdles in a 92-40 girls track loss to Boonville Thursday.
    Tell City’s Emma Kohnert won both hurdles races, taking the 100-meter highs in 16.71 seconds and the 300 lows in 52.39.
    She also won the high jump, clearing 5 feet, 1 inch, and placed second in the long jump.
    The Marksmen outscored Boonville 16-2 in the throwing events. Emily Hagedorn won the shot put with a 30-foot-10 throw and Kammie Jo Hayes placed second.

  • Warriors walk past Bulldogs

    NEW ALBANY—Christian Academy of Indiana had 10 hits and drew 12 walks in a 13-1 baseball win over Cannelton Friday.
    “We had way too many walks - you’re not going to beat anybody walking 12 people,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Cannelton starter Ethan Melton gave up six hits and nine walks in three innings. He struck out three.
    “Ethan never could get on top (in the count),” said Garrett. “And two or three of the balls that they did hit should’ve been caught.”

  • Boonville defeats Marksmen 4-1

    TELL CITY—Baylie Peter won in No. 2 singles but Boonville won the other matches in straight sets to beat Tell City 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.

  • Panthers edge Perry Central

    CORYDON—Corydon scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to edge Perry Central 3-2 in softball Friday.
    That rally put Corydon up 3-1. The Commodores replied with one run in the top of the seventh but that was all they could get.
    “We played with Corydon much better this time - we lost 12-2 in the Jasper tourney - so we are pleased about that,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “But it was a game we should have won, but we did not hit as well as we are capable.

  • Commodores win 2nd game in row

    FRENCH LICK—Ethan Myler pitched a four-hitter and Brandon Lasher went 3 for 3 as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 9-4 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Myler walked two and struck out five. He threw 67 of his 94 pitches for strikes.
    All four runs against him were unearned due to Perry Central’s six errors.
    “Ethan Myler had a nice performance on the mound,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “He only had two walks and did a good job hitting his spots.

  • Tell City boys outdistance Boonville

    TELL CITY—Tell City outscored Boonville 27-5 in distance races en route to an 81-51 boys track victory Thursday.
    The Marksmen swept all three places in the 1600-meter run. Leo Simpson won it in 4:33.05, Thomas Simpson took second in 4:36.62, and Seth Vaquero was third in 4:40.96.
    They also took all three places in the 3200, with Nate Kaiser winning in 10:29.49, Elliot Reed second in 10:49.49, and Alex Ramsey third in 11:05.69.
    Leo Simpson, Thomas Simpson, Chase Beckort and Vaquero won the 3200 relay in 9:38.73.

  • Washington holds off Tell City

    WASHINGTON—A two-run homer and a controversial balk call helped Washington beat Tell City 3-2 in baseball Friday.
    The Hatchets hit the homer in the first inning.
    In the fifth they increased their lead to 3-0 on a hit batsman, balk, and RBI single.
    That enabled them to withstand single runs by Tell City in the sixth and seventh innings.