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Today's News

  • Patrick Auto shuts out Southern Indiana Power for Ripken title

    TELL CITY—Tretter Lyons and Travis Burchett each drove in three runs as Patrick Auto shut out Southern Indiana Power 10-0 to win Tell City’s age-11-12 Cal Ripken League baseball playoff tourney July 11.

    Burchett also pitched a one-hitter for the win in the four-inning game. He struck out nine and walked three.

    Cameron Kessinger pitched the first 21⁄3 innings for Southern Indiana Power to take the loss. He gave up seven runs on five hits and four walks and struck out two. Two of the runs were unearned.

  • Rockport places 2nd in Boonville sectional

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

    BOONVILLE—Rockport’s American Legion baseball team left the tying run at third base in the seventh and eighth innings of a 5-3 loss to Princeton in the championship game of the Boonville sectional Sunday.

    Despite the loss, Jenkins Post 254 qualified for this weekend’s regional at Joe Hargis Field, as the sectional’s top two teams advanced.

    Rockport got off to a smashing start in round one last Thursday, batting around in five of seven at-bats to rout Boonville 30-4.

  • Best of the Best

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  • All-stars in action
  • In search of Santa Claus

    Story by TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    PERRY COUNTY – Most creative ideas are triggered by something. It could be a memory, an event, a place or a meeting. Larry Peter’s latest idea for a documentary came from a person; Santa Claus.

  • Headlines missing from Monday print edition

    TELL CITY – Due to a combination of computer-compatibility issues and human error, headlines on several stories were missing from the front page of Monday’s edition. The News’ page production process requires computer-based pages to be opened on more than one machine and when opened a second or third time, headlines are sometimes slightly askew, hiding them from view.

  • Dragging Main 2012

    Hundreds of people descended on downtown Tell City Saturday to see and be seen. Cars of just about every make and model cruised city streets as a DJ spun tunes in City Hall Park. Local merchants sold pizza, ice cream and other snacks and the city’s venerable Frostop was a hub of activity.

  • Cannelton Police Department’s Camp with a Cop a big success

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  • Oakwood donates more than 17,500 pounds of food to local coalition

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a local provider of senior health and living services, recently donated more than 17,500 pounds of food to the Perry County Food Coalition as part of their annual Independence from Hunger Food Drive held during the month of June.

    Thanks to the generosity of the community members and local business, as well as the campus employees who were encouraged to donate food, cash or personal time off to this worthy cause, the Food Coalition will successfully contribute to the local fight against hunger.

  • No end in sight for fire ban in Hoosier National Forest

    TELL CITY – Hoosier National Forest officials are reminding residents and visitors to the National Forest that a Stage 1 Burn Ban is in place across all areas of the national forest. Terry Severson, fire management officer for the forest, reminds residents and visitors that “all nine counties that have Hoosier National Forest land currently have burn bans in place.”