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  • Legislation may kill Spencer County plant

    ROCKPORT – The future of a gasification plant in Rockport is likely grim after Indiana legislators finally came to terms for new requirements the company would have to meet. The bill will likely halt the venture as developers regroup and determine if they should move forward with plans in a state that seems to not want their services, Indiana Gasification project manager Mark Lubbers said.

  • Two injured in crash
  • Armadillo joins wildlife mix in county

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • County makes highway chief’s position part time

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County commissioners voted in a regular meeting April 16 to make the county highway superintendent’s position part time and shift some of his duties to the department’s operations manager.

  • Two injured in Indiana 66 crash
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  • Commodores second in triangular match

    ENGLISH—Trevor Carter shot a 5-over-par 41 to lead Perry Central second place in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Paoli won with 162. Perry Central shot 188 and Crawford County 195.
    Besides Carter, James Rogier shot 46, Nic Pierrard 50, and Nick Edwards 51 for the Commodores’ scoring.
    Eric Schepers was their fifth man with 66.
    Paoli’s Logan Andis was the medalist with 38.

  • Perry Central girls 2nd in Southridge invitational

    HUNTINGBURG—Cathryn Peter won the 3200-meter run and Perry Central won two relays as it placed second in Southridge’s eight-team girls track invitational Thursday.
    Southridge won with 127 points. Perry Central scored 110.
    Peter won the 3200 in 12:36.75 and placed second to Heritage Hills star Sienna Crews in the 1600 in 5:35.
    Peter teamed with Grace James, Marie Schwartz and Megan Thomas to win the 3200 relay in 10:37, their best time of the year.

  • Kashyab Murray-bound

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The chance to play for a former professional star is one reason Tell City senior Anjan Kashyab has signed a letter of intent to play tennis for Murray State University.
    He said he chose the Racers, an NCAA Division I team in the Ohio Valley Conference, “because of the good academics and athletics. Plus the coach was a pro and I should be able to learn more from him.”

  • Commodores win 4-team track meet

    LEOPOLD—Aaron Pierrard won two individual distance races to lead Perry Central to victory in a four-team boys track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 82 points, Northeast Dubois 48, Springs Valley 22, and Cannelton 13.
    Since Cannelton had only four boys competing, only four places were scored in each event.
    Perry Central won eight of the 16 events despite resting top distance runner Alex Newton and competing without sprinter-jumper Austin LeClere, who had a severe bone bruise on his heel suffered in his previous meet.