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Today's News

  • Peter qualifies for state meet

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central senior Cathryn Peter placed third in the 3200-meter run at the girls track regional Tuesday to qualify for the state meet.
    Peter set a personal record as she ran the 3200 in 11:46.93, just two seconds from Rachael Rayford’s school record.
    The top eight in each event scored but only the top three qualified for the state meet, which will be held 2 p.m. June 1 at Indiana University’s track. The 3200 will start at 7:15 p.m.
    Peter, Megan Thomas, Grace James and Marie Schwartz placed fourth in the 3200 relay in 10:13.24.

  • Braves bop Cannelton in sectional

    DUBOIS—Tiffany Summers threw a one-hitter as Tecumseh beat Cannelton 23-0 in the first round of the Class A girls softball sectional Monday.

  • Wildcats shut out Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Laura Schmitt and Ashlyn Spahn combined to drive in seven runs as Mater Dei beat Tell City 11-0 in the first round of the Class 2A girls softball sectional Monday.
    Mater Dei, ranked No. 2 in the state, pretty much put the game away with six runs in the first inning,
    Schmitt hit a two-run double to deep center field that inning. Two batters later, Spahn hit a three-run homer over the left-field fence.

  • Homers propel Raiders past Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Southridge scored five runs on two homers to beat Perry Central 6-4 in the first round of their Class 2A girls softball sectional Tuesday.
    Perry Central led 2-1 going into the bottom of the fifth inning. But Kassidy Mundy singled to left field and with two outs Kendyl Dearing hit a high fly ball that barely cleared the left-field fence for a two-run homer.
    Shelby Kippenbrock led off the next inning with a single up the middle and Kayley Main followed with a single to right.

  • Tell City robotics team places second in Evansville contest

    TELL CITY – The Marksmen Robotics team shined in both technical and oral presentation skills in the VEX Robotics Competition in Evansville March 16.  The competition, sponsored by the Alcoa Foundation and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, was held on the college’s Southwest Campus. Broken into two separate, but equally scored sections of competition, Tell City’s team placed second overall out of the 25 southern Indiana teams competing.  

  • Bridge reconstruction begins at Rocky Point

    ROCKY POINT – Memorial Day travelers en route to or passing through Rocky Point accustomed to stopping and looking before crossing a bridge on Indiana 66 will now have a stoplight navigating them through the construction zone. 

  • Carter offers research to support more deputies

    TELL CITY – The president of the local Humane Society chapter addressed the Perry County Council April 25 to offer research he said shows the county needs to employ more sheriff’s deputies.

  • Memorial Day Preparations

    His baseball cap drawn down to block the sun, Corey Waninger marks the graves of deceased veterans with flags Tuesday as part of a annual project by Troop 192 Boy Scouts. The early-evening work in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Tell City was to be followed by a similar rite in Greenwood Cemetery Wednesday. Members of veterans groups will conduct graveside services across the county Sunday and Monday to mark the holiday. A joint American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars service is planned for noon Sunday in City Hall Park. 

  • Perry Central grads’ eyes on Sunday

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • Sandage, Fuchs to address TCHS grads

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

     

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    TELL CITY – Valedictorian Hunter R. Sandage will talk about “The Journey Here” and salutatorian Katie M. Fuchs will discuss “The Three Keys to Success” during Tell City High School’s commencement ceremony Friday.