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Today's News

  • Tell City routs Raiders

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 10 of 11 running events and trounced Southridge 96-30 in boys track Tuesday.
    Tell City swept all three places in both hurdles races and the two longest distance races.
    Tyler Dauby won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.94 seconds and David McDaniel took the 300 intermediates in 42.30.
    McDaniel also won the high jump by clearing 6 feet, 2 inches.
    He teamed with Colton Thomas, Brennan Malone and Ryan Henrickson to win the 1600 relay in 3:43.66.

  • Harpenau, Commodores blank Orleans in PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Andrew Harpenau threw a four-hit shutout and Perry Central finally put some hits together in the fifth inning to beat Orleans 4-0 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Harpenau struck out nine and walked one as he threw only 72 pitches.
    “Andrew looked really good,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. He got ahead in the count and threw his pitches. He mixed it up really well.”
    Perry Central was also scoreless until the fifth inning, when it hit three doubles and a single back-to-back.

  • Gunn, Marksmen slug Evansville Memorial

    EVANSVILLE—National baseball reporter Peter Gammons thinks the theory that a power hitter needs protection from other home run hitters in the lineup is overrated. Trent Gunn is proving him correct.
    Gunn hit two home runs as Tell City beat Evansville Memorial 9-6 Saturday. That gave him four home runs in three games this year after he hit a school-record 11 last year.
    But he is continuing his power surge this year despite the graduation of the power hitters who batted in front of and behind him last year.

  • TCHS ART SHOW

    The seventh annual Tell City High School Art Show opened this week and is open today and tomorrow.

    Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with art exhibits on display in the high school library.

    Visitors should park in the teachers-visitors parking lot and sign in at the office.

    Visitors can vote for their favorite paintings, paper mache sculptures, paintings and ceramic work.

  • Junior Women invite others to learn about them, make crafts

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Junior Women will host a craft night for anyone interested in finding out more about the group, said membership recruitment chairwoman Renate Jobst.
    The craft night will begin at 7 p.m. April 25 in the Fifth Third Bank meeting room. Light refreshments will be served.

    Membership is open to anyone but voting rights are limited to people between the ages of 18 and 40. The Perry County Junior Women’s mission is to promote the welfare of this community and its citizens through active, constructive projects.

  • Alcohol-server training to be offered April 17

    TELL CITY – State law requires everyone with a permit to serve or sell alcohol to complete a certified alcohol-server training program by April 30.

    This course is scheduled to be presented at the Tell City Bowling Center from 5 to 7 p.m. April 17. Anyone who needs to complete this required program is invited to attend.

    The cost is $25 and you can register for the class by calling the bowling center at 547-7958.

  • Homeland-security appointment to come sooner than planned

    TELL CITY – The Perry County commissioners will convene a special meeting at 8 a.m. April 13 in the county courthouse to appoint a representative to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security District 10 Planning Council.

    County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg said in announcing the meeting that the commissioners want to have representation at a planning-council meeting scheduled for April 19. She previously set an April 12 deadline for submitting letters of interest for the position, and said Wednesday she will continue to accept them until then.

  • Hunter-education class set for Saturday at TCHS

    TELL CITY – Indiana Department of Natural Resources conservation officers will host a hunter-education class Saturday in the Tell City High School Media Center. The class will begin at 8 a.m. and should conclude by 6 p.m. No registration is required.
     

  • Sheriff’s deputy begins duties

    Brandon Gill was sworn in last month as the newest deputy for the Perry County Sheriff’s Department.

    He has been undergoing field training with other deputies and will attend the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Academy later in the year.

  • Local students to display artwork at association show

    TELL CITY – Tell City Regional Arts Association will host its fifth annual student art show, for elementary, middle-junior- and senior-high-school students, at the Schergens Center, in Tell City April 16-17.

    Each year the competition has increased in size while showcasing talents of the area’s finest young artists.

    Students from Perry Central, Tell City, Cannelton, Hancock County and Heritage Hills schools have represented their schools proudly. The show will open at 1 p.m. April 16 with awards and a reception at 7.