Today's News

  • Perry Central shuts out Orleans

    LEOPOLD—Ethan Myler pitched and hit Perry Central to a 4-0 PLAC baseball win over Orleans Saturday.
    Myler pitched five scoreless innings for the victory, striking our four and walking just one.
    “Ethan was just throwing strikes and we played really good defense behind him,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards.
    Jaron Underhill relieved him. He struck out two and walked two in the final two innings.
    Myler went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s five-hit attack.

  • Marksmen hold off Heritage Hills

    LINCOLN CITY—Nick Smith drove in two runs and Travis Burchett scored three as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 5-3 in PAC baseball Tuesday.
    Burchett hit a triple off the top of the right-center-field fence in the fourth inning and scored the game’s first run on a single by Smith.
    The Marksmen added two runs in the fifth inning as Whitaker Lyons reached base on an error.
    They manufactured a run on just one hit in the sixth. Tretter Lyons singled, moved to second on a fielder’s choice and to third on a balk, and scored on a passed ball.

  • Tell City stops South Central

    ELIZABETH—Hayley Fackler hit a double and a single and drove in two runs as Tell City beat South Central 9-2 in softball Saturday.
    Morgan Schuetter, Chloe Carman and Ava Hilgenhold each also had two of the Marksmen’s 10 hits.
    Tell City scored three runs in the second inning, when Fackler hit an RBI double, and put the game away with five runs in the fifth.
    Singles by Carman, Hilgenhold, Madison McFarling, Schuetter and Elizabeth Kehl, along with an error and a walk, fueled that inning.

  • Tell City dominates Southridge

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three relays and swept all three places in four individual events to crush Southridge 93-39 in boys track Tuesday.
    Cameron Kessinger won both sprints to lead Tell City to sweeps of those events.
    He broke Elliot Brown’s school record as he took the 100-meter dash in 10.90 seconds. When the fully-automatic timing conversion is made that would register at 11.14, one-hundredth of a second faster than Brown’s 2014 record.
    Jackson Ramsey was second in 11.47 and Bryce Birchler third in 11.49.

  • PC outplays Springs Valley

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Kirstyn Linne pitched a two-hitter and Perry Central exploded for a five-run third inning to trounce Springs Valley 11-1 in PLAC softball Monday.
    Linne gave up two hits - one on a bunt - and two walks in the first inning but got out of it with only one run allowed.
    She gave up no hits the rest of the way and did not walk anyone else until the fourth inning, when a steady rain may have made the ball harder to grip.

  • Local history group to take part in tribute to veteran

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – “Voices of Elmwood” researcher Leslie Byrne McCarty and members of Eli Huston Murray Chapter Daughters of the Union 1861-1865 will host a program Saturday, April 8, at 1 p.m. in the older section of Elmwood Cemetery on Old Hartford Road in Owensboro.

    This is at the gravesite  of Thruston Cabell, a prominent black citizen, who served his country as Private Cabell in Co. G 28th Regiment United States Colored Troops during the War Between the States will be saluted by various veterans’ organizations.

  • Mark Heitkemper joins Pollock Printing staff

    EVANSVILLE – Mark Heitkemper has joined Pollock Printing in Nashville, Tennessee as their national print sales representative. He will serve the tri-state printing needs starting April 1st. Heitkemper has been with Abbey Press Printing in St. Meinrad, Indiana for 24 years. Their closing allows that printing knowledge and experience to transfer to Pollock Printing.

  • Perry County Memorial Hospital donation
  • Plant symbolism often religious

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Plants have long been associated with symbolism. When the masses needed to be influenced, it was more effective using plants and flowers to explain the mysteries of the world because most people were illiterate. You may not have been able to read the words but you certainly could have related to the lessons taught by using flowers as symbols.

    Christians were very good at this when explaining Christ’s life.

  • Happy Retirement, Ray