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Today's News

  • Three Perry County players receive all-state honorable mention

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Tanner Cassidy and Derek Thomas and Cannelton’s Brandon Cook were among 135 players receiving honorable mention on the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s senior boys all-state team released Thursday.
    Cassidy averaged 15.3 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game to lead the Commodores in all three categories.
    Thomas averaged 12.4 points and 2.2 steals per game and hit 47.0 percent from three-point range.
    Cook averaged 25.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.2 steals per game.

  • Experienced Bulldogs shooting for sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton once won four baseball sectionals in five years under the one-class system but hasn’t made a strong run at a title in the 16 years of class baseball.
    However, sixth-year coach Mike Garrett thinks this year “will be our best shot to get one since I’ve been here.”
    He bases that on the fact the Bulldogs have more experience and depth than they’ve had in years.

  • TC softball team still young, but more experienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City had a young girls softball team last year with just two seniors and five juniors and went 3-19.
    This year the Marksmen are even younger with two seniors and just three juniors on their 25-girl roster.
    But most of their 11 freshmen have played a lot of games in junior high and travel ball. “They’ve probably played more softball games in their lives than our seniors have,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.

  • Veteran Commodores aiming for first PLAC softball title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With eight starters back from a team that set the school record for wins last year, Perry Central’s girls softball team could challenge for its first PLAC title this year.
    The Commodores went 11-11 last year, the first .500 record in the team’s 10-year history.
    “I think our defense will be really strong,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Roth-gerber. “Everybody coming back knows what to do.”
    He also thinks their pitching will be strong.

  • Marksmen expect to score many runs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With six starters back from last year’s sectional lineup, Tell City expects to have a good hitting baseball team.
    And after the Marksmen hit the ball, they have some speed to run the bases.
    “We should be able to score a lot of runs,” said Jason Wilkerson, starting his first season as the team’s coach. “If our pitching can hold together, we’ll be OK. In practice it’s looked decent.”

  • Learning to help others
  • Powers begins internship with foundation

    Cannelton native Brooke Powers has begun a college internship at the Perry County Community Foundation. While interning at the foundation, she will assist in gathering fund-founder stories and will compile grants in action stories.

  • Artists wanted for area guild

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association is recruiting members for an artist guild. The association is looking for artists in the field of baskets, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, mixed media, painting, photography, pottery and clay and wood.

  • Perry County Memorial Hospital awarded HFAP accreditation

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, an independent accreditation organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It earned this distinction after HFAP officials conducted an extensive and objective review of the hospital’s quality and safety standards.

  • VFW honors Voice of Democracy , Patriots Pen winners- CORRECTED