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Today's News

  • PC 4th, TC 6th in golf tourney

    MARENGO—Trevor Carter shot a 3-over-par 39 to lead Perry Central to fourth place in Crawford County’s eight-team Early Bird golf tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central shot 172 and Tell City was sixth with 213.
    Crawford County, Springs Valley and Paoli each shot 170, with Crawford County claiming the title based on having the best fifth man.
    Carter finished just one stroke behind the match medalist as he tied for second place.

  • Commodores lose two games

    BOONVILLE—Perry Central had only two hits in a 4-1 baseball loss to Boonville Tuesday.
    “We actually hit the ball hard but every one was right at them tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.
    The Commodores struck out only once.
    Austin Linne drove in their only run in the third inning with a single to right-center field after Justin Hagan reached base on an error and stole second base.
    Zach Foster had the Commodores’ other hit in the sixth inning.

  • Shorthanded Perry Central second in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Shorthanded Perry Central still won five events but finished second in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 93 points. Perry Central scored 57.5 and Springs Valley 12.5. Cannelton had one girl competing and did not score.
    Perry Central was without Lindsey Gengelbach, Grace James, Megan Thomas, Susan Schwartz and Jessica Foster, who were at an academic team competition.
    Still they had some good performances, particularly in distance races.

  • Titans shut out Tell City

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern scored seven runs on two homers in the fourth inning and beat Tell City 10-0 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Despite the lopsided score, the Titans outhit Tell City only 8-5.
    “We were in the game, but were unable get any hits strung together,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.

  • Tell City defeats Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Stori Beard and Kira Maddle each drove in three runs as Tell City beat Cannelton 11-4 in girls softball Tuesday.
    Tell City scored five runs in the first inning with the help of five walks. Beard hit a two-run double to deep left field after two of the walks.

  • Brown, Commodores overpower Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Colt Brown drove in six runs as Perry Central topped Cannelton 19-0 in baseball Monday.
    Brown went 3 for 3 plus a walk with two doubles and a single.
    Derek Thomas went 4 for 4 plus a sacrifice fly as he scored four runs and drove in two.
    Every Commodore starter had at least one hit except their eighth batter, and in that spot reserve Austin Linne got a hit.
    The Commodores took control early with a five-run first inning.

  • Tell City 2nd, Perry Central 3rd in invitational

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Darian Allen won the 3200-meter run to lead Tell City to second place in its own seven-team boys track invitational Saturday.
    Perry Central won three events but had some athletes missing due to injuries and an ACT test and finished third.
    Elijah Littles scored 12 points, including winning the long jump, for Cannelton.

  • COLUMN: Levco will serve the county well

    By ROD ACCHIARDO
    County Prosecutor

    On Monday, April 9, the Perry County Council held an emergency session to hear my petition to hire a part-time Deputy IV-D prosecutor.

    In 1975, Congress amended the Social Security Act, Title IV, Part D – hence the Title IV-D – to provide greater assistance to the states in establishing paternity and enforcing child-support orders.

  • FamilyWize prescription discount cards still available

    PERRY COUNTY – Due to recent store policy changes, the FamilyWize Prescription Discount cards used by many Perry Countians are no longer distributed by Wal-Mart or CVS.

    According to United Way of Perry County Executive Director Rebecca Fenn, both stores do honor the cards. FamilyWize cards are available at the United Way of Perry County office, Catholic Charities, local food pantries or can be mailed to residents. For more information or to request a card, call 547-2577.

  • National Players on stage this weekend

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will once again present the National Players, America’s longest-running classical touring company, as it presents plays Friday and Saturday.

    On Friday, the actors will perform William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew.” On Saturday, the performance will be “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck. Both performances are free.