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Today's News

  • 4-H open show to open July 10 at fairgrounds

    TELL CITY – The Perry County 4-H Fair is just around the corner with opening day July 10. It promises to be a fun-filled time with activities, shows, games and lots of fair food, organizers said.
    The Perry County Extension Homemakers will again sponsor the open show for the fair. This event is for anyone who would like to exhibit their talents in a variety of categories – gardening, baked goods, food preservation, photography, needlework, crafts, woodworking and more.

  • Dooley – Schwindel

    Jenelle Dooley and Derek Schwindel of St. Meinrad announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard Dooley Jr. of Birdseye and Rose and Donnie Brang of Huntingburg. Mr. Schwindel is the son of Shawn and Cathy Schwindel of St. Meinrad and Gale and Cindy Schaeffer of Santa Claus.
    An outdoor wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Schwindel residence in St. Meinrad. A reception will be held following the ceremony in Huntingburg.

  • Allen Krutz Memorial Award

    Each year, the Allen Krutz Memorial award is presented to a sixth-grader at Perry Central.

  • Waninger takes 3rd in Mountain Dew tourney

    CLARKSVILLE— Mason Waninger of Tell City placed third among 18 in an age-15-16 Indiana Junior Golf Mountain Dew Tour tourney at Wooded View Golf Club June 11.
    He shot a personal best 7-over-par 78 on the par-71 course as he carded two birdies and nine pars.
    Timothy Wiseman of Corydon won with 75 and Mitchell Frederick of Corydon placed second at 77.
    Waninger’s finish earned him 11 tour points.

  • Rhodes sets Brescia HPB record

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City graduate Jordan Rhodes set a Brescia University baseball record by getting hit by pitches 15 times in 57 games this spring.

  • Rebels’ latest title should give TC hope

    South Spencer, which is in the same sectional and conference as Tell City, won the Class 2A baseball state title this month for the second time in three years and third time in seven years.
    That reinforces the belief that this area’s Class 2A sectional is the strongest one in the state and the Pocket Athletic Conference is one of the strongest baseball conferences in the state.

  • Brewster one-hits Crawford County

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Dakota Brewster gave up only one tainted infield hit as Perry Central beat Crawford County 4-3 in eighth grade baseball Friday.
    Brewster struck out seven and walked one in the five-inning game.
    Perry Central Coach Rick Graves said he wasn’t sure how much Brewster would be able to pitch because he had strained his neck lifting weights earlier in the day. But he looked strong throughout.

  • Legacy Financial regains sole possession of 1st in girls league

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial pounded out 18 hits in five innings to beat Cash Waggner & Associates 20-8 in a battle for first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School honor students

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program May 6. There were 137 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium. Principal Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. Following the program, light refreshments were served in the Red Apple Inn. A complete story along with other pictures of students honored appeared in the June 13 issue of The News.

  • Legacy nips Cash Waggner to take sole possession of 1st place

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Cash Waggner 11-10 Friday and take sole possession of first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Cash Waggner took a 10-9 lead in the top of the sixth on Monica Bartley’s three-run, inside-the-park homer. It followed a double by Shannon Bryant, a walk to Madison Gilliland, and a fielder’s choice.
    In the bottom of the sixth, singles by pool player Emily Hagedorn and Casey James, a fielder’s choice, and a wild pitch tied the score.