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Today's News

  • Brumfield pitches, hits Commodores to win over Paoli

    PAOLI—Kristi Brumfield hit a single and a double and pitched a six-hitter as Perry Central beat Paoli 2-1 in PLAC girls softball Friday.
    Brumfield struck out four and walked two, and her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Perry Central had eight hits and struck out only twice despite having played only one game in the previous 10 days.
    “We’ve been hitting inside off the machine forever,” said  Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We saw the ball really well.”

  • Hayes’ one-hitter blanks Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Stephen Hayes threw a one-hitter as Perry Central shut out Wood Memorial 2-0 in baseball Friday.
    “He really hit his spots tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “They had a hard time catching up to his fastball and he mixed his curveball in well too.”
    Hayes struck out five and walked none. The one single he gave up “was about the only hard hit ball for them,” said Zellers.
    Hayes, Derek Thomas and Andrew Harpenau each hit a single and a double to lead Perry Central’s eight-hit attack.

  • TC 3rd in Mount Vernon invitational

    MOUNT VERNON—Tyler Dauby and Ryan Henrickson each won one event to lead Tell City to third place in a nine-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Castle dominated the meet with 148 points. Tell City scored 62, just 13 behind runner-up Mount Vernon.
    Dauby won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.37 seconds “against some very good competition,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    Henrickson won the 400 dash in 50.33. “He looked extremely strong,” said Hollinden.

  • Marksmen defeat Hornets

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After being sidelined 11 days by several rainouts, Tell City’s baseball team didn’t hit the ball as sharply as before but still managed 10 hits in a 6-3 win over Hancock County Friday.
    The Marksmen struck out only twice, but they didn’t make as solid contact as usual. They had two infield hits, and none of their hits went for extra bases.

  • Commodores second to Jeeps in triangular meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois still looks like the favorite in the Jasper boys track sectional and Perry Central could be in for a dogfight in the PLAC.

  • Litherland – Kellems

    The parents of Cassie Litherland and Steven Kellems Jr., of Tell City announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Larry and Becky Peter of Tell City and the late Tim Kreisle. She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and currently attends University of Southern Indiana, majoring in social work.

    She currently works as a bartender at the Borderline Cantina in Tell City and is a certified nursing assistant at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills in Tell City.

  • Little graduates basic training

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman 1st Class Patrick C. Little recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Little completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    He is the son of Joane Little of Tell City.

  • Iditarod musher to visit Cannelton Friday

    CANNELTON – Hugh Neff, veteran Iditarod musher, will present information at Cannelton Community Center at 1 p.m. Friday and the public is invited to attend.

    Neff has been in many long distance dogsled races, including the last seven Iditarods. This year, his team, Annie’s Army - named after his lead dog Annie - finished in fifth place in the Iditarod.

  • Auditions set for Schweizer Fest’s ‘The King and I’

    TELL CITY – Dust off your dancing shoes and break out into song. Courtney Heberer, director for the 22nd Schweizer Fest musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” has announced the guidelines for auditions.

    Auditions will be held at EUCC Fellowship Hall located at 10th and Jefferson Streets in Tell City, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

  • COLUMN: Here in the real world

    By KASSI ROGERS, Guest Columnist

    Editor’s Note: This is one of an occasional series of guest columns from readers who have returned to Perry County after time away or who moved here.

    There is something to be said for life in a smaller town. When I was a kid growing up, I couldn’t wait to venture out in to the “real world.”