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Today's News

  • Kashyab leads Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With only one senior and one junior, Tell City’s boys tennis is young. But the Marksmen do have some experience.
    Junior Anjan Kashyab has played No. 1 singles the last two years and made All-PAC both years. He finished with a 10-4 record last year, including 6-2 in conference matches.
    He has also played USTA tourneys frequently in the summers, even winning two tourneys in Oklahoma this year.

  • Tell City team looking to score more goals this year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys soccer team enters its second varsity season still looking for its first win.
    The Marksmen scored only six goals in 11 games last year as they went 0-10-1. And Taylor LaGrange, who scored five of the six and made All-PAC last year, has graduated.
    However new coach Don Foerster thinks “we have the potential to be a good team. We have a lot of desire. What we need to do is work on the skills to make them better players.”

  • New coach pleased with Bulldogs’ hitting

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s volleyball team is in a similar situation to Tell City’s football team.
    Like the grid Marksmen, the Bulldogs have their third coach in three years and have turned to one of the team’s former stars to try to end a string of losing seasons.
    Also like the grid Marksmen, the Bulldogs will field a young team as they try to achieve that goal.

  • Perry Central hopes to improve in PLAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team is still young, but Coach Becky Genet thinks the Commodores can be more competitive in the PLAC than in recent years.
    The Commodores went 13-17 last year, tying their best win total in the last four years. They were fourth in the seven-team PLAC with a 3-3 conference record.
    This year there are only two seniors and five juniors on the team’s 20-girl roster. For the second year in a row Genet will rely on two freshmen in the varsity rotation.

  • Benningfield to OCU

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City graduate Trent Benningfield wanted to play college baseball and has found a fairly familiar setting to do it in.

  • Three hurt in amusement ride mishap at Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – Three people were injured Friday night after a light fixture on an amusement ride in City Hall Park apparently fell on ride goers during Tell City’s Schweizer Fest.

    One of the three people was being transferred to another hospital with cuts to his face. The other two people suffered scratches.

    None of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

    The ride company is Gene O Rides of Fordsville, Ky.

    The ride was closed and a representative of the state fire marshal’s office was en route to the city late Friday.

  • Perry Central High School Class of 1971

    The Perry Central High School Class of 1971 gathered for their 40th class reunion, held Saturday, June 25 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin Pit in Tell City.

  • Reunions

    Snider
    TELL CITY – The Snider family will hold a reunion at noon Sunday at Ponderosa Steakhouse in Tell City.

    TCHS 1961
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1961 will hold its 50th class reunion Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Tell City.
    Social hours starts at 6 p.m. with a class picture taken at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:15 p.m.
    Special entertainment will be provided. For more information, contact Kay Seibert at 547-4851.

  • Church News, Aug. 11

    Trinity UCC ice cream social Aug. 28
    FULDA – Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda will host its annual ice cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28.
    Sloppy Joes, chips and a variety of desserts will be served along with homemade ice cream.

  • Community Events, Aug. 11

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Special Olympics car wash Saturday
    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County will have a car wash at Evans Tire from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.