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Today's News

  • Perry Central baseball team will be young this year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will field a young baseball team this year, but the Commodores do have some experience at the key positions of pitcher and catcher.
    Only three starters return from the sectional lineup for last year’s 9-16 team. There are only four seniors on the team and two of them, including a foreign exchange student, have never played high school baseball.
    Eight of the 19 boys on the team are freshmen and some of them will have to see varsity action.

  • Malone should help TC hurdle opponents

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys track team did not score in either hurdles race in the PAC meet or sectional last year. But Coach Zac Hartz thinks those could be the Marksmen’s strongest events this year.
    His main reason for optimism there is junior Brennan Malone is back in both hurdles races. He showed a lot of promise in them as a freshman but did not compete in them last year after tearing an anterior cruciate ligament in football.

  • PC boys team aims for sectional repeat

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With a team dominated by upperclassmen, Perry Central’s boys  track team has a good chance to repeat as Jasper sectional champion.
    The Commodores are strong and deep from distance races to sprints.
    Nearly all the runners from last fall’s regional cross country championship team are on the track team.

  • Lucas saves English golf course from extinction

    Story and Photos by LARRY GOFFINET

  • Children find fun choices at Hunt for Easter
  • Easter fun
  • Children’s book week story times released

    PERRY COUNTY – Children, birth through sixth grade, and their parents are invited to participate in the observance of Children’s Book Week at the Perry County Public Library branches May 13 through May 16.
    The staff and some community volunteers will share stories with children and refreshments will be served during the story times. Free new or gently used books, color-changing pencils and other items will be given away. Children ages birth to 6 years old are welcome.
    Parents can register for one of the following story times:

  • Post National American Miss Indiana finalist

    PERRY COUNTY – Jillian Grace Post, the 4-year-old daughter of Holly Bond, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Indiana Pageant set for July 4 through July 7 at the Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis.

    The National American Miss pageants are held for girls 4 to 18 years of age and have five different age divisions. Post will participate in the 4 to 6 year olds Princess age division, along with other finalists from across Indiana.

  • See anyone familiar? 

    Shirley and Doyle Trenary are looking for the community’s help. Recently, the couple found several photos among the belongings of Slyvia Blum, Doyle’s aunt, who was formerly of Tell City. Blum was a previous owner of the bowling alley with her husband, Ed. The pictures, seen above, are from the 1930s or around that time and have very little to no information written on the back.

  • ‘Spotty’ service prompts change

    By KEVIN KOELLING