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Today's News

  • Veterans may get extra Social Security pay

    PERRY COUNTY - People who served in the military between January 1957 and December 2001 may get a slightly higher Social Security benefit when they retire than they expect.

    "Since 1957, if you had military service earnings for active duty, including active duty for training, you paid Social Security taxes on those earnings," the Social Security Administration explains at www.ssa.gov/retire2/military.htm.

  • Vintage car rally coming to Tell City July 29

    TELL CITY - The fourth annual Hemming Challenge Vintage Car Rally will visit Tell City July 29, giving residents a look at classic vehicles taking part in a five-day race.

    Drivers and their navigators will begin arriving around 11:30 a.m. and will be introduced in front of City Hall as they pass by on Main Street. Teams will park their cars in and near the park and will greet visitors until about 1:30 p.m.

    During this time the public is invited to meet the drivers hailing from across the country and view the vintage cars, some of which are from the 1920s.

  • Nothing redeeming about Shyamalan's 'Airbender'

    M. Night Shyamalan has outdone himself yet again ... but not in a good way.

    I actually enjoyed his films up until "The Village," which had its moments but was ultimately a letdown. Then "The Lady in the Water" came out and I couldn't gain interest in it whatsoever.

    He hit his low spot with "The Happening," but even that movie is redeeming in you can make fun of it to get some enjoyment.

    Now, he has unleashed "The Last Airbender," a film not even worth making fun of.

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  • Mosby knows work is far from over

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - Any big transition in life can be a lot for anyone to handle.

    For former Hancock County baseball standout Michael Mosby, the changes are a little easier to adjust to after the accomplishment of a lifelong goal.

    Within a two-week period, Mosby was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles, signed a professional contract with a $127,000 signing bonus, moved 400 miles away to West Virginia and took his first swings at the professional level.

  • Ohio Valley Gas sweeps age 11-12 softball titles

    TELL CITY - Ohio Valley Gas completed the sweep of titles for 11 to 12 year old softball after dominating Pump Pros 13 to 3 in the tournament title game.

    Ohio Valley Gas racked up seven hits by seven different batters and tallied up 13 walks to win the final. Pitchers Mary Steen and Leah Hellums combined to limit Pump Pros to three hits and seven walks.

    Ohio Valley Gas defeated Moskos Auto 13 to 9 in the semifinal game the day before to advance to the final. Jennifer Trujilo pitched the complete game for Ohio Valley Gas to take them to the championship.

  • TC stars win at Pine Ridge

    ST. ANTHONY - Tell City's age-8-and-under baseball all-stars rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat North Spencer 22-21 and win a tourney at Pine Ridge Saturday.

    Tell City finished the nine-team, double-elimination tourney undefeated, beating Jasper 11-5 June 28, Ireland 22-8 Friday, and Huntingburg 14-10 Saturday to reach the finals.

    The championship game was tied 18-18 after the regulation six innings and North Spencer scored three runs in the top of the seventh.

  • PC team plans scramble, dinners

    ENGLISH - Perry Central's girls basketball team will hold a golf scramble and pork chop dinners at Old English Golf Course July 24.

    The scramble will start at 1 p.m. Perry County time. Entry fee is $200 per four-person team or golfers can enter individually for $50 and be placed on teams. Prizes will be awarded to the top four teams.

    The scramble will be followed by a pork chop dinner from 6-9 p.m. with a live band playing. Dinners will cost $9 and will be available to anyone, whether they played in the scramble or not.

  • Marksman Cab overtakes Coca-Cola late for playoff title

    TELL CITY—Cody Osborne and Tristan Simmons each drove in four runs as Marksman Cab beat Coca-Cola 14-10 in nine innings to win the Tell City Babe Ruth League playoff tourney Friday.

    Coke built a 8-2 lead with a six-run fourth inning capped by Hunter Herzog’s two-run triple. Matthew Cole also drove in two runs that inning.

    Marksman Cab chipped away in each of the next three innings, though, scoring three runs in the seventh inning to tie the score 8-8.

  • Cash Waggner tops Hair Razors to win age-13-16 playoff tourney

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner & Associates scored five runs in the fourth inning and beat Hair Razors 9-1 to win Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney Wednesday.

    Whitney Brown started Cash Waggner’s big inning by being hit by a pitch.

    Jacki Malone and Derian Scales then reached base on errors, and Taylor Benningfield drove in two runs with a single to left field. A third run scored on a throwing error on the play.