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Today's News

  • TC tennis team has more girls

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls tennis team has more than doubled in size since last year, and Coach Nick Weyer hopes that having more depth and experience means an improved record.

    “We only had eight girls last year, so having 17 is great,” said Weyer.

    “Each of the girls is showing improvement in these first few practices,” he added. “A few played a lot last summer and a few have taken some lessons.”

  • Eagles soar past Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Lanes-ville amassed 16 hits and also took advantage of 11 walks and eight Cannelton errors to beat the Bulldogs 19-2 in their baseball season opener Tuesday.

    Cannelton starting pitcher Jordan Mattingly gave up only three earned runs in four innings, but the Eagles still built a 5-0 lead against him.

    With several players at new positions, the Bulldogs may have been a little nervous on defense early.

  • Schaad PC's most valuable cheerleader

    TELL CITY—Cassy Schaad was named Perry Central’s most valuable cheerleader at the squad's fall and winter banquet at the Patio Steakhouse March 18.

    Schaad also won the Julie Irvin Memorial Tumbling Award and was named the best back spot.

    Other award winners were:

    Most spirited: Kelsie Bland

    Best flyer: Cynthia Zellers

    Best base: Andrea Ubelhor and Jennifer Simpson

    Most improved: Kristin Truelove

    Best tumbler: Baylie Taylor

    Best dancer: Jessica Foster

    Best jumper: Jessica Foster

  • Crossroads church to hold Easter events

    PERRY COUNTY – Crossroad Community Church, between Magnet and Dexter, will host Easter services and an egg-hunt Saturday at the church. Thursday's issue had incorrectly published services for Sunday.

    Brother Voyles, minister, invites the public to attend the neighborhood Easter egg-hunt, meal and service. Activities will begin at noon.The events will held inside if it rains.

  • Cannelton to keep some traffic fines

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members were split in approving at a special meeting Wednesday ordinances that would allow the city to collect revenues from violators of certain traffic and other regulations, and the deciding votes came from a member who didn't appear to understand what was going on.

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  • County seeks courthouse energy audit

    TELL CITY – Perry County's commissioners voted in a March 17 meeting to pursue a federal Department of Energy grant that could lead to energy-efficiency improvements at the county courthouse.

  • Recycling district bids Alvey adieu, welcomes Smith

    TELL CITY – The board of directors for the Perry County Recycling Management District, members of its advisory board and one of its employees said farewell Thursday to the executive director who has been serving since October 2003.

    Paul Alvey has followed a religious calling that has him now serving as an associate pastor and staff counselor with Shiloh United Methodist Church in Jasper. His resignation from the district was effective in July, but he has continued to serve on a reduced-time basis while the boards located and hired, in January, a replacement.

  • Board approves hirings

    TELL CITY – Tell City-Troy Township School Board members learned about or approved a number of personnel actions at their regular meeting March 9.

    They were informed of the resignations of high-school staffers Mark Rothgerber as assistant softball coach, Lisa Noble as Key Club sponsor and student-publications co-adviser and Rebecca Shinault as special-needs assistant. Stacy Hosler also resigned her position as junior-high secretary-treasurer.

  • Work closes roads

    PERRY COUNTY – Work continues on Buzzard Roost Road and Tipsaw Lake Access Road is closed from Indiana 37. according to Nancy Myers, outdoor recreation specialist for the Hoosier National Forest.

    The lake access will be closed until Memorial Day, she said, and is getting "a complete overhaul, not just repairs."

    Culverts are being replaced on Buzzard Roost Road, and that work is expected to continue into early May, Myers said.