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Today's News

  • Softball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City drew a first-round bye while Perry Central and Cannelton will open girls softball sectional play in the first round next Monday.
    Perry Central will play Mater Dei May 23 at 5:30 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times) in the first round of Forest Park’s Class 2A sectional, to be held at Cedar Crest School in Bretzville.
    That will be followed by South Spencer vs. Forest Park at approximately 7 p.m.
    The winners of those games will meet in the first semifinal game 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24.

  • Commodores hold off Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Stephen Hayes drove in two runs and pitched a complete game as Perry Central beat Mitchell 6-4 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Hayes gave up eight hits, including four doubles. But he walked only one and struck out four, and his teammates backed him with only one error.
    “We really had a good defensive game,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “The one error we had didn’t hurt us.
    “(Left fielder) Blake Crockett threw a guy out at home to end the fourth inning. That was a big play for us.”

  • Tell City defeats Raiders to set up PAC showdown

    TELL CITY—Jordan Heck drove in three runs as Tell City defeated Southridge 9-2 in PAC baseball Thurs-day.
    Heck went 3 for 4 with a double to lead Tell City’s seven-hit attack.
    Tell City scored three runs in the third inning on three walks, an RBI single by Heck, and a two-run single by Cordell Snyder. That put the Marksmen up 4-0.
    They added five runs in the fifth. Dayne Seibert hit a two-run single that inning.
    Trent Benningfield went 2 for 4 and scored two runs for Tell City. Seibert was 1 for 1 plus three walks.

  • PC boys take title too

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Alex Newton won two distance races as Perry Central won the PLAC boys track meet Friday for the sixth year in a row.

  • PC holds off Mitchell for PLAC girls crown

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Lindsey Gengelbach repeated as Most Valuable Performer to lead Perry Central to the PLAC girls track championship Friday.

  • Marksmen dominate PAC with 158 points

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong performances in the sprints and surprisingly strong performances in the field events and 1600-meter run helped Tell City dominate the PAC boys track meet Thursday.

  • Community events, May 16

    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@perrycounty news.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High to hold honors program today at school

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School announced it will hold its annual honors program for students in grades 7-12 at 7 p.m. today in the school auditorium.

  • Head Start students focus on dental health

    Children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry Head Start Classroom 1 enjoyed activities that centered around dental health during February. The children brushed boiled eggs that had been soaked in soda so they could see the benefits of brushing their teeth. For further information about South Perry Head Start, contact Yvonng Holmes at 547-8463.
     

  • William Tell earns honors at constitution contest in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS – Fifth-graders at William Tell Elementary School achieved an “excellent” ranking in a We the People elementary showcase May 9 at the Union Station conference center in Indianapolis.

    The Indiana Bar Foundation hosted the competition for students to demonstrate their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution after a semester of study in their social studies classes.