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Today's News

  • Tell City leads PAC team with 4 honorees

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City led the 14-man All-PAC baseball team with four selections Thursday.
    Sophomore Spenser Beard led the voting for outfielders as he was a unanimous choice for one of the three spots there.
    Trent Zuelly was the second leading vote-getter among the four infielders who made the team.
    Brian Arnold and Austin Paulin tied for second in voting for the four utility players on the team.

  • Four PC girls make All-PLAC in softball

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Winning its first conference title helped Perry Central get more players than ever on the All-PLAC girls softball team.
    The Commodores had four girls—twice their previous high—make the 15-girl team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Junior first baseman Sydney Goffinet made it for the second year in a row. Seniors Ashley Guillaume and Brooke Litherland and junior Miranda Claise made it for the first time.

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  • COLUMN: Protecting Hoosier drivers

    By LLOYD ARNOLD
    District 74 State Representative

    Summer weather has finally arrived in Indiana, making my travels throughout the district even more enjoyable. Nothing beats being in the outdoors with my family, going fishing with my boys or playing ball.

    I was driving recently and realized I had forgotten to put my new insurance card in my wallet, which is a necessary driving accompaniment since Indiana requires Hoosier residents to have insurance for their vehicle.

  • COLUMN: Bus-ride water wars

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    For kids who couldn’t yet spell tradition, we considered it a holy rite that had to be upheld at all costs. It was quite literally, a movable feast — it happened on our school bus every spring — auspiciously enough, on the ride home of the last day of school.

    Looking back, it was the mother of all battles, water battles that is. It was sixth grader vs. sophomore, neighbor against neighbor and brother battling brother.

  • EDITORIAL: We should fear government ‘help’ for education

    President Ronald Reagan is credited with asserting, “the most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’ ”

  • Derby Riverfest June 22

    DERBY – Derby Community Association is accepting applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest June 22 at Mulzer Park in Derby.

    Fest activities will include a flea market, community yard sales, antique tractor and gas engine show, a tractor pull for kids, free kids games, a 5K run-walk, a bowfishing tournament and live entertainment.

    Food, beverages and wine tasting will also be available. Proceeds from the event will benefit the community association.

  • German American Relay fundraisers under way

    PERRY COUNTY – German American locations in Tell City are conducting annual sales of petunias and French Ridge candles to raise funds for Perry County Relay for Life.

    Petunias are available for $5.50 each or two for $10. Candles are $6 each.

    For more information, contact Dana Haughee at 547-7025.

  • Novice ghost hunt July 20 in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host a novice hunt at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. July 20.

    Novice hunts are designed for individuals who are interested in paranormal activity but are not a part of an organized team. The group will have equipment for participants to use. Cost is $25 per person and only six tickets will be available. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

  • Humane society meeting

    PERRY COUNTY – The Humane Society of Perry County is planning a spring appreciation meeting for its members.

    For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138 or 836-4842.