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Today's News

  • Vikings shut out Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Perry Central had only three hits in a 5-0 first-round Class 2A baseball sectional loss to North Posey Thursday.
    Strong pitching by Tanner Cassidy kept the Commo-dores in the game the first six innings, though.
    He gave up only one unearned run in the first five innings and another unearned one in the sixth.

  • Three-run 5th propels Rangers past Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—A baseball cliche is that the ball has eyes sometimes. That seemed to be the case as Forest Park scored three runs in the fourth inning without a hard hit to beat Tell City 5-2 in the first round of the Class 2A sectional Wednesday.
    The Rangers led 2-1 when Jared Wilgus led off the bottom of the fourth with a nubber between the pitcher and shortstop that fell in for a hit.

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  • COLUMN: U.S. losing moral leadership

    By MARLIN BETTS, Guest Columnist

    Recently our vice president and then our president publicly announced they personally are supportive of gay marriage in the United States.

    At first I was upset that our country’s leadership would go on record with this stance. But I knew in my heart that it was just a matter of time before one of our presidents did so. This issue has been building to this point, just like other moral issues have reached a similar point in the past.

  • COLUMN: Make every day of summer count

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Memorial Day serves as the official kickoff to summer, although it’s felt like summer since April. An early spring has been followed by a hot and dry early summer. We need rain but each summer, it seems, brings dry spells of some duration or another. With luck we’ll get regular rains so farmers’ early planted crops – and gardeners’ early-planted vegetables – will do well.

  • EDITORIAL: Opposing bipartisanship won’t get much accomplished

    Richard Lugar’s loss in the Republican primary this month means Indiana will have a new United States senator next January.

    One could argue that it was time for Lugar to go, as he has already served twice as long as any previous Hoosier senator and if re-elected he would have turned 86 before his next term ended.

  • Coming Events

    Bookmobile parked until June 6

    PERRY COUNTY – In preparation for a new bookmobile scheduled to arrive at the end of the month, the Perry County Library bookmobile will not make its usual stops from Tuesday to June 6.

  • Macaraig – Basinger

    Sherryll Macaraig and Mike Basinger were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, April 14, 2012, in Corona, N.Y.

    The bride is the daughter of Arsenio and Dorie Macaraig of Batangas City, Philippines. Mr. Basinger is the son of Evelyn Basinger of Tell City and the late Charles Basinger.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the ceremony officiated by Robert Llanillo.

    A reception was held after the ceremony at the Courtyard Marriott East in Elmhurt, N.Y.

  • Herrmann – Harper

    Kayla Herrmann and Aaron Harper of Cannelton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Steve Herrmann and Belinda Ball, both of Tell City. She is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School and is currently attending Ivy Tech Community College for office administration. She works as a certified nursing assistant at Oakwood Health Campus.

  • RSVP fundraiser at Ponderosa Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Ponderosa Steakhouse invites the community to support Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program during a fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ponderosa.

    The restaurant will donate 10 percent of each purchase that evening to the RSVP program. Those dining Tuesday must present a fundraiser flyer or mention RSVP to the cashier to donate.