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Today's News

  • Casey Electric finishes unbeaten

    TELL CITY—Jayden Casebolt hit two home runs and two doubles as Casey Electric beat Perry County Auto & Towing 14-8 to win Tell City’s age-8-9 girls softball playoff tourney Thurs-day.
    Casey Electric led only 9-8 after 41⁄2 innings but scored five in the bottom of the fifth to take control. Casebolt’s second homer in as many innings capped that rally.
    Chloe Sandage, Kylie Aders and Kyra Hemmings each added three hits to Casey’s attack, with Aders getting one double.

  • Spinner leaves Patriots to become Tell City swim coach

    TELL CITY—In seven years as Heritage Hills’ swim coach Angie Spinner won two PAC boys titles and two girls ones. She will try to win more this year for Tell City.
    She has resigned as the Heritage Hills swim coach to take the same position at Tell City after being offered a job teaching special education at Tell City.
    She said she always wanted to be a teacher but was unable to secure a teaching job at Heritage Hills.

  • IHSAA compromise may help local teams

    Will the IHSAA’s recent decision to make teams move up a class if they experience great tourney success in a two-year period help Perry County teams?
    It could, but it may also be a double-edged sword.

  • Rockport Jr. Legion earns sweep of Hoosier Express

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—Rockport’s Junior Legion baseball team had five multi-run innings in a doubleheader sweep of the Hoosier Express Tuesday.
    Rockport scored three in the first inning and six in the fifth to claim a 9-1 win in game one.
    Kobe Stephens had two hits and scored two runs. Mailin Webb led the team with three RBIs.
    The Express scored once in the first inning but could not do so again, leaving nine men on base.

  • Princeton stops Senior Legion team

    PRINCETON—Princeton broke a 1-1 tie with four runs in the fifth inning en route to a 7-2 Senior Legion baseball win over the Hoosier Express Saturday.
    Each team had seven hits but Princeton put its hits together better in its big inning.
    Adam Braunecker led the Hoosier Express, going 3 for 5 with a run scored.
    The Express, 4-5, will play Jasper at Heritage Hills tonight at 6.

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  • Pump Pros wins 10-12 tourney

    TELL CITY—Peyton Litherland drove in three runs as Pump Pros defeated R&A Sports 17-9 to win Tell City’s age-10-12 girls softball playoff tourney Tuesday.

  • Lain’s 7 RBIs lift Legacy Financial to 13-16 title

    TELL CITY—Autumn Lain drove in seven runs as Legacy Financial beat Cash Waggner & Associates 20-12 to win Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney Tuesday.

  • Younger pageant added to Schweizer Fest line up

    TELL CITY – A pageant for 2- to 8-year-old kids will be added to this year’s Schweizer Fest schedule. This pageant will be held July 5 in the Evangelical United Church of Christ. This pageant is open tot boys and girls from Perry and Spencer counties and from Hancock County, Ky.
    Applications can be picked up at Cinderella’s , 922 Main St. Tell City. Age groups will be decided once all applications are turned in. Deadline for applications for both pageants is July 2 by 4 p.m., no exceptions.

  • Bristow High School Class of 1962

    The last graduating class of Bristow High School, the class of 1962, met June 9 at the Patio Steakhouse for their 50th year reunion.

    All remaining graduates were present. Pictured in the front from the left are Joyce (Gehlhausen) Stallman, Ina (Kessner) Van Hoosier, Ann (Schaefer) Hoffman, Ann (VanWinkle) Sabol and Bonnie (VanWinkle) Myers. In the second row are JoElla (Lasher) Evrard, Ruth Denning, Paul Holman, Martin Holman Jr., Linus Kluesner, Edwin Denu and John Bender. Three classmates are deceased, Albert Genet, Hilbert Denu and Mary Ann (Ubelhor) May.

  • Oakwood residents participate in River City Senior Games

    Residents recently competed in the River City Senior Games sponsored by the Southwestern Indiana Council On Aging at Oakwood Health Campus.

    Games included ball toss, ring toss, washer toss, bean-bag toss and fishing game. Gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded to the top scores in each category. Pictured is resident Clara White in the fishing competition with a SWIRCA volunteer cheering her on.