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Today's News

  • PC boys roll in tri-meet

    REO—Perry Central won 13 of 16 events to cruise to victory in a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    The Commodores scored 99 points, South Spencer 38, and Southridge 30.
    “South Spencer had some good athletes there and (Cody) Thompson of South-ridge was the regional champion in the high jump last year,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.
    Thompson edged Perry Central’s Andrew Huber to win the high jump, 6-foot-2 to 6 feet.
    And South Spencer’s Isiah Stokes won two events, including the 400 relay in which Perry Central was disqualified for an exchange out of the zone.

  • Sherry propels Tell City past Northeast Dubois

    LYNNVILLE—Caleb Sherry won four races to lead Tell City to victory in a boys triangular track meet Monday.
    The Marksmen scored 81 points, Northeast Dubois 64, and Tecumseh 10.
    Sherry won the 1600-meter run in 4:55.70 and the 800 in 2:04.87.
    He teamed with Brook Smith, Donovan Ingle and Brandon Gaynor to win the 3200 relay in 9:04.23.
    Landon Thomas, Matthew Cole, Sherry and Logan Smithson won the 1600 relay in 3:38.90.
    Smithson also won the 400 dash in 52.57.
    Cole also won the 100 dash in 11.64 and teamed with David Meyer, Landon Thomas and Nick Buchta to win the 400 relay in 48.86.

  • Perry Central shuts out Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor TELL CITY—Miranda Claise pitched a three-hitter and Perry Central scored three runs in the sixth inning to beat Tell City 4-0 in girls softball Monday.

  • Perry Central outslugs Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Anthony Mosby went 3 for 5 with a home run as Perry Central beat Cannelton 13-11 in baseball Monday.

  • Student art show

    The ninth annual Tell City High School Art Show opened to the public Monday and will continue from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. The event is being held in the school’s library.

  • TNR program May 20

    PERRY COUNTY – County residents are asked to help the Perry County Animal Shelter in controlling stray cats in the area with a trap, neuter and release program.

  • Afternoon work detail

    About 30 people took part in Tuesday afternoon’s cleanup of portions of downtown Tell City. Some volunteers swept sand and dirt from streets and sidewalks while others removed litter. Several Tell City students helped plant five trees in City Hall Park.

  • Area woman accused of abusing horse

    By STUART CASSIDY

  • United Way awards nearly $75,000 in grants

    TELL CITY – United Way of Perry County awarded grants totaling nearly $75,000 to community partners during an annual campaign celebration late last month. The money, raised during the organization’s annual appeal, will support emergency services, education, youth services and other community-based programs during the coming year.

  • Special guest

    Army Reserve 1st Sgt. James Harris paid a surprise visit to William Tell Elementary School Tuesday, greeting his son, James, whom he hugged shortly after making a surprise entrance. The elder Harris is home on a two-week leave from a deployment in Afghanistan and said his son, who is in first grade, did not think he would be back until this summer. Harris talked about some of his responsibilities with his unit and also taught students, above, how to give the U.S. military salute.