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  • Perry Central eyes energy savings upgrade

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central School Board members gave their support to a plan Monday that could modernize the heating and cooling of the oldest sections of the school and save money on its monthly utility bills.

  • Warrant issued for Chapman’s arrest

    PERRY COUNTY – Former Cannelton City Schools Superintendent Marion “Al” Chapman could be behind bars soon and on his way back to Perry County.

  • TC beats Bears, Braves

    TELL CITY—Seniors Hunter Sandage and Will Roberts each won an individual event and two relays as Tell City defeated Tecumseh 73-55 in boys swimming Thursday.

    Roberts won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.13 seconds and Sandage took the 100 free in 55.54.

    They teamed with Collin Malone and Aaron Vincent to win the 200 free relay in 1:47.79.

    Sandage, Roberts, Luke Thomas and Vincent won the 400 free relay in 4:01.56.

    David Meyer earned the Marksmen’s other victory by scoring 150.05 points in diving.

  • Tell City defeats Evansville Central, Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Loren Braunecker, Charissa Lahee and Bailey Powell each won two individual events as Tell City trounced Tecumseh 132-38 in girls swimming Thursday.

    Braunecker won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:15.13 and the 100 free in 1:01.19.

    Lahee won the 50 free in 28.58 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:26.77.

    Powell took the 200 individual medley in 3:07.03 and the 500 free in 6:27.58.

    Powell, Samantha Allen, Sydney Goffinet and Derrian Zabel won the 400 free relay in 4:49.83.

  • Commodores’ shooting cold in loss to Pats

    LINCOLN CITY—Perry Central hit only 20.0 percent from the field in a 35-24 girls basketball loss to Heritage Hills Thursday.

    The Commodores hit 6 of 23 from two-point range and 3 of 22 from three-point range.

    Heritage Hills was also cold most of the game and led just 29-23 with three minutes left.

    “I told our girls that as bad as we’ve shot, we still have a chance,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “Then Heritage Hills hit a couple of shots.”

  • Criminal charges filed against former Cannelton superintendent

    PERRY COUNTY – Former Cannelton City Schools Superintendent Marion “Al” Chapman could be behind bars soon and on his way back to Perry County.

    After a six-month investigation initiated by Indiana State Police, Perry County Prosecutor Rod Acchiardo announced Monday that criminal charges were filed against Chapman. He faces two counts of theft, both Class C felonies, and two counts of official misconduct, Class D felonies.

  • Perry Central hits layups to pull down Southridge

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit 59.1 percent from the field, including 67.6 percent from two-point range, to clobber Southridge 62-35 in boys basketball Friday.

    “We shot about as well as we could (23 of 34) from two-point range,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.

    One reason for that was 17 of those baskets were layups.

    Some of them came in the Commodores’ half-court offense, as they worked the ball well and cut crisply into the lane without the ball.

  • Marksman girls hold off Boonville late

    TELL CITY—Tell City held off a late rally by Boonville to beat the Pioneers 41-37 in girls basketball Thursday.

    The Marksmen built a nine-point lead early in the fourth quarter.

    “Then for some reason we went on a shooting spree, taking some really quick, bad shots,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “And they hit three threes in the fourth quarter (two by reserve Kaitlyn Torres).”

    The Pioneers eventually cut Tell City’s lead to one.

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  • COLUMN: Beating the winter blahs

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Like a lot of people, winter often finds me in a bit of a funk. I don’t get depressed in the clinical sense but find I’m grumpy(ier), more anxious and less apt to be active. I’m working to shed pounds and the occasional walks – bike rides on nice days – have and will help.