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Today's News

  • PC’s Up in One, Down in None students

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School recently named their Up in One, Down in None students. The Captains Club rewarded students who raised at least one grade without letting any others fall, as well as any straight A students, with a pizza party.
     

  • PC nips West Washington 5-4

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central pounded out 13 hits to beat West Washington 5-4 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Kyle Troesch went 2 for 3 with two RBIs, including driving in the Commodores’ last run that gave them the lead for good in the fifth inning.
    Lucas Bryant, Derek Thomas, Stephen Hayes, Tanner Cassidy and Colt Brown each also had two hits.
    Thomas and Brown each drove in one run.
    “We did a pretty good job of scoring the guys that got on base,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • Big inning lifts TC past Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City had four consecutive hits and scored four runs in the fourth inning to beat Perry Central 6-2 in baseball Monday.
    The Marksmen had only one infield hit before that. But all eight batters they sent to the plate in the fourth inning were facing Perry Central starter Joey Peter for the second time, which may have made it easier to hit him.

  • Second-semester celebration at Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Cannelton elementary schools will hold the annual second-semester celebration assembly at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, May 26 in the Cannelton Community Center.
    Parents, friends, relatives and community members are invited to attend and help celebrate the end of our school year.
    Awards and certificates will be awarded and there will be a guest speaker.
    The students will also have a musical presentation.
     

  • PC 3rd, Tell City 5th in 11-team sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City’s Logan Flannagan won three events but Perry Central used its depth and two victories to place third in the 11-team girls track sectional Tuesday.

  • Lloyd – Schwartz

    George and Nelba Lloyd of Fort Wayne announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michelle Lloyd of Noblesville, to Matthew Schwartz of Noblesville, son of Jerry Schwartz and the late Pam Schwartz.

    The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Wayne High School and graduated in 2007 from Brown Mackie College as a certified occupational therapist assistant.
    Mr. Schwartz is a 1999 graduate of Tell City High School and graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in computer science. He currently works for CSCI as a consultant.

  • LaGrange – Block

    Natalie LaGrange and Brian Block of Fort Branch announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Clifford and Joani LaGrange of Leopold. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and earned an associate’s degree in design technology from Ivy Tech in 2010.
    She is currently attending the University of Southern Indiana.

  • Births, May 19

    Michael Wayne Chenault II
    Danny and Tabatha Chenault of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Michael Wayne Chenault II, Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Chenault is the former Tabatha Whitt. Michael has four siblings, Dacoda, 12; Ethan, 8; Brooklyn, 7 and Tristan, 3.

  • COLUMN: 2011 legislative session: A freshman’s reflections, part one

    By SUE ELLSPERMANN, District 74 State Representative

    The 2011 Legislative Session was action packed. The Republican led agenda was strong: no new taxes and a balanced budget, promote job creation, increase educational opportunities and standing up to Washington D.C. On all accounts, this was accomplished. The following is a summary of the budget we adopted and job-creation bills we passed this session. Next week I will discuss the end of our plan including education and standing up to D.C.

    The Budget

  • COLUMN: ‘Thor’ is an awesome start for an action-filled summer

    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    The flood of comic-book movies has begun with “Thor,” a surprisingly entertaining film from director Kenneth Branaugh.

    Branaugh, known for his work with Shakespearean material, may seem like an odd choice for a “summer” action movie. But it turns out that a serious director can really elevate the lighter fare of the comic-book world.