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Today's News

  • Diplomas a Day Early
  • Relay for Life to kick off Saturday in Leopold

    LEOPOLD – Teams all across the county have been working hard to raise funds and gear up for this year’s Relay for Life to help raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Teams and participants will gather Saturday and Sunday at the Perry Central track for the annual event.

  • State changes vaccination guidelines

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – New directives from the Indiana Department of Health’s Immunization Division means new rules under which children and adults are eligible for free vaccinations offered by the Perry County Health Department.

    County Nurse Sara Gehlhausen said beginning July 1, the health department will no longer be able to provide vaccinations to families with health-insurance coverage. The new rules are statewide and will affect the way many Perry County families obtain routine childhood immunizations.

  • Carriage Inn, OVG, Hair Razors win Thursday’s games

    TELL CITY—Carriage Inn used six extra-base hits to beat Legacy Financial 14-7 in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.
    Sydney Goffinet hit a triple and a double to lead Carriage Inn.
    Allison Parker, Cat Diaz, Nikki Payton and Hunter Childers each added a double.
    Whittney Huff, Kendall Bennett, Erika Wilson and Tori Wade each hit a double for Legacy.
    Ohio Valley Gas beat Carriage Inn 7-3 earlier in the evening. No individual statistics were available from that game.

  • Fire & Ice places 2nd in tourney

    BRANDENBURG, Ky.—Fire & Ice, a Perry Central-based travel team, used timely hitting to place second in a seven-team age-16-and-under girls softball tourney last weekend.
    Fire & Ice gave up only six runs in its two pool games, so it entered the double-elimination round of the tourney as the No. 2 seed.
    Fire & Ice won two games in that bracket Saturday but lost to Outrage 95, a Louisville-based team, 10-0 Sunday.
    The Perry County team then beat the Louisville Stars 11-10 in eight innings to clinch second place.

  • Summer baseball landscape changing for Perry-Spencer

    At the end of Tell City’s high school baseball season a week ago, Mark Wahl noted that in his three-year career as the Marksmen’s coach he had never made out a starting lineup card without Trent Benningfield, Trent Gunn and Shane Weedman’s names on it.
    But now he is getting ready to coach against those three twice this summer.

  • Logos’ big inning gives German American its first loss of season

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Logos scored 12 runs on just three hits in the fifth inning to beat German American Bank 14-9 in Tell City Babe Ruth League baseball Monday.

  • Flannagan 18th in state meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City freshman Logan Flannagan finished 18th in the 300-meter hurdles at the IHSAA girls state track meet Saturday.
    Flannagan ran the race in 46.40 seconds, 16-hundredths of a second slower than her regional winning time.
    The meet featured a fast hurdles field, as Skyler Carpenter of Westview set a state record in winning the race in 42.03.
    Tell City junior Kayla Galloway was the only other Perry County girl to compete in the state meet. She finished 24th among 27 in the discus after being seeded 27th.

  • Tell City places 2 on All-PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City seniors Trent Gunn and Shane Weedman were repeat selections to the All-PAC baseball team selected by conference coaches last Thursday.
    Gunn made the team for the third year in a row, though he made it as a utility player this year after making it as an infielder the last two years.
    With fewer power hitters around him in the lineup, his power numbers were down this year as opponents pitched around him more.

  • More photos from TCHS Class of 2011 graduation

    When News photographers go to some events, such as school graduations, we take a lot more pictures than we can fit into the print edition. This Web site offers us an opportunity to share a lot more of our images with readers, and offers you the opportunity to see and buy them. To get started, click on this image to enlarge it, then click on the arrows to navigate through the rest of the set. We hope you enjoy what you see.