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Today's News

  • Best Chairs announces 2012 scholarship recipients

    FERDINAND – Best Chairs Foundation, Inc. recently awarded scholarships to five dependent children of full time employees of Best Home Furnishings. Winners of this academic scholarship are selected by an independent scholarship committee, comprised of current or retired individuals from five different school systems in southern Indiana.
    Four $4,000 scholarships were awarded for a four-year degree and one $2,000 scholarship was awarded for a two-year degree.

    Those receiving scholarships were:

  • Duke no-hits Tigers

    CROTHERSVILLE—Drake Duke threw a no-hitter as Cannelton beat Crothers-ville 13-0 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Duke struck out 10 and walked one as Cannelton won the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    “He had his curveball going well and his knuckleball moving well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    His teammates gave him a big early lead with six runs in the second inning and five in the third.

  • Tell City doesn’t need hard hits to beat Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City scored two runs in the first inning without hitting the ball out of the infield en route to beating Perry Central 5-1 in baseball Monday.
    Drew Mowery struck out to start the game but reached base when the ball got past the catcher.
    Brian Arnold followed with a grounder to the first baseman, who threw to second to try to get the lead runner. The throw was bobbled by the shortstop but did not appear to be in time to get the runner anyway.

  • PC’s James, 3200 relay sectional champs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Grace James won the 800-meter run and ran on the winning 3200 relay team to lead Perry Central to third place in the 11-team girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Jasper won with 116.67 points and Southridge was second with 101. Perry Central scored 95.83, Tell City was seventh with 56.5, and Cannelton, with just one girl competing, did not score.
    James, a freshman, passed Forest Park’s Amanda Jacob heading into the final straightaway to win the 800 in 2:28.10.

  • Jam workshop set for May 30

    TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process and Purdue Extension can help.
    Jammin with Purdue Extension is a hands-on workshop that will help you learn all the basics of how to safely preserve those juicy fruits. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 30, the workshop will be held at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The cost is only $5 per person.
    Everyone who participates will take home a jar of sweet spread along with all the knowledge needed to make more.

  • Goad graduates from East Tennessee

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Rachel Goad graduated May 5 from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice-sociology.
    She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and is the daughter of Dea Goad and the late Ralph Goad.
     

  • William Tell’s wax museum

    Third graders in Beth Lasher’s class presented a wax museum of famous people recently. Students researched a person of interest and prepared a speech to read at the museum. They also dressed as their famous person.

  • Education news, May 17

    Ragan graduates OCU
    OAKLAND CITY – Safforn Ragan of Troy graduated from Oakland University May 5 with an associate’s degree in business administration.
    She also appeared on the school’s dean list for the fifth time during her time at OCU.

  • Camp with a Cop offering three days of fun, learning in June for kids

  • St. Paul members tend to Joe Schaeffer Park

    About 35 St. Paul Catholic Church members volunteered Saturday to spread a tractor-trailer of mulch at Joe Schaeffer Park and the Kids Kreation Playground. The event was to celebrate Earth Day. Two semi-truck loads of mulch was available to the group, who spread the mulch and cleaned up the park.