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Today's News

  • Animal- control efforts proceed slowly

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – An animal-control plan worked out among county officials isn’t working as well as hoped, according to the president of the Humane Society of Perry County.

  • School board will move slowly on energy upgrades

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    LEOPOLD – Like many Hoosier school campuses, Perry Central’s is a combination of old and new. The heart of the school was constructed in the second half of the 1960s while other areas were built in the 1980s and 1990s. The buildings serve students well but some are in need of newer, more efficient heating and cooling systems that, if installed, could save the district sizable sums of money. 

  • Huntingburg firm to build county jail

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Craftsman Construction of Huntingburg was selected to build the county’s new jail during a commissioners meeting Wednesday morning.

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  • Cannelton volleyball schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    August
    14    Perry Central    T    6:00
    16    Lanesville    H    5:30
    23    Orleans    H    5:30
    30    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    September
      1    Orleans Tourney    T    TBA
      4    Hancock County    H    5:30

  • Tell City 8-year-old all-stars cruise in Ferdinand tourney

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s 8-year-old all-stars won every game by run rule to romp to the championship in a five-team girls softball tourney July 28-29.
    In pool play Tell City beat Pine Ridge 19-7 and the Diamond Divas of Warrick County 17-9.
    Tell City then beat Ireland 15-3 and the Diamond Divas again 10-2 in the single-elimination bracket to win the tourney.
    Valerie Kehl, Kyndall Jordan and Justice Kuster each went 3 for 3 to lead Tell City hitters in the championship game.

  • TC girls golf team inexperienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The good news for Tell  City’s girls golf team is it actually has a team.
    After starting practice with just one girl, the Marksmen now have four, the minimum required for a team score.
    But none of the additions—Makenzie Alvey, Cat Diaz or Autumn Kuster—has played golf before, said Coach Keith Feldpausch.

  • Douglas to play for Oaks

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Oakland City University offered 2012 Perry Central graduate Brad Douglas a scholarship to play golf but landed him without having to use that scholarship.
    The Oaks, an NCAA Division II team that also competes in the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association, offered Douglas an athletic scholarship that would pay 75 percent of his tuition.

  • Experienced Tell City tennis team looks to move up

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With five lettermen and a talented group of freshmen, Tell City’s boys tennis team has a good chance to improve on last year’s 7-12 record.
    The Marksmen’s top returnee, senior Anjan Kashyab, has made All-PAC three times and was the top vote-getter on the team last year.
    He finished 12-0 in the regular season before losing to Castle star Brandon Davis in the sectional.
    Kashyab also made all-district and received honorable mention on the coaches’ all-state team.

  • Cannelton volleyball team rebuilding

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Only two of the seven players from Cannelton’s volleyball sectional roster last year return, so it’s not surprising that Bulldog Coach Felicia Myers called this “a rebuilding year.”
    The team again has only seven players and will have only six eligible for Tuesday’s season opener at Perry Central.
    None of the players is taller than 5-foot-7, so the team lacks height and depth as well as experience.