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Today's News

  • Walks help Coke expand its lead

    TELL CITY—Coca-Cola batters drew at least 19 walks in six innings to beat Kiwanis 18-7 in Babe Ruth League baseball Monday.

    The victory raised Coca-Cola’s record to 8-1, increasing its lead in league standings to two full games.

    Marksman Cab and William Tell Woodcrafters are tied for second at 6-3. They were scheduled to meet in Monday’s second game, but it was rained out in the middle of the first inning.

    Coke did have some key hits to go with its walks in Monday’s first game.

  • Krzykowski, Fullenwider win Glen Ress

    TELL CITY—Rich Krzykowski and John Fullenwider shot a 124 to win the 36-hole Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble Sunday.

    Krzykowski, the 2004 Schweizer Fest golf champion, and Fullenwider shot a 59 on the first 18 holes to build an early lead.

    They finished two strokes ahead of Tyler and Ryan Griffith and defending champions Erik Lassaline and John Stiles.

    The winning score tied for third best in the tourney’s 22-year history, not counting years when the tourney was shortened to fewer than 36 holes due to rain.

  • Wolfpack nips PC at Conseco

    INDIANAPOLIS—Carolyn Pellman hit a 15-foot jump shot at the buzzer to lift Crawford County past Perry Central 46-44 in a girls basketball exhibition at Conseco Fieldhouse Sunday.

    The teams played a 60-minute varsity game with a running clock after the Indiana Fever played the Connecticut Sun in a WNBA game.

    Perry Central led most of the first 45 minutes, including by four points at halftime, and then fell behind by nine points.

    The Commodores battled back to tie the score on a three-point basket by Lavina Schwartz with 20 seconds left.

  • PC splits with Rebels

    LEOPOLD—Joey Peter had two hits and was the winning pitcher as Perry Central beat South Central 12-5 in the second game of a rain-shortened Teen League baseball doubleheader Monday.

    Peter struck out three, walked three, and gave up two hits in three innings.

    The scheduled five-inning game was ended by rain in the bottom of the third inning. But since the trailing team had batted in the majority of the scheduled innings it was ruled a complete game.

    Freshman Austin LeClere hit a double to back Peter in Perry Central’s five-hit attack.

  • Hair Razors raises record to 4-0

    TELL CITY—Katelyn Kaufman struck out nine as Hair Razors beat Tell City Cinema 8-5 Monday to remain undefeated in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.

    Kaufman walked only two in four innings. She struck out four in a row at one point.

    Tell City Cinema pitchers did not have as good of control, as Hair Razors scored eight runs on only four hits.

    Logan Flannagan, Bria Gelarden, Kira Maddle and Derrian Zabel each had one single for Hair Razors.

    Taylor Childers had three hits for Tell City Cinema.

  • Breaking News UpdateHoliday World president, co-owner dead at 48

    UPDATE, TUESDAY MORNING - Funeral services for Will Koch will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 2010, at Santa Claus United Methodist Church in Santa Claus. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 16 at Santa Claus United Methodist Church.

    In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to the Lincoln Boyhood Drama Association, Santa Claus United Methodist Church or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

    Fuller Funeral Home in Dale is handling arrangements.

  • School board attempts another referendum

    TELL CITY - With one dissenting voice, the Tell City-Troy Township School Board voted Tuesday to schedule another referendum to ask voters if they'll support construction work in what is now the district's junior-senior high school.

    A proposal to make up to $10 million in improvements was defeated by 23 votes in a referendum last November. Several $2 million projects have been completed since then, and architect Scott Veazey said at a regular school-board meeting Tuesday the remainder of the work will cost just over $5.9 million.

  • TC students to get exercise going to, from school

    TELL CITY - Students in Tell City-Troy Township schools will see changes in the way they get to school when the new year opens. Many will walk farther and some will arrive at school earlier under plans approved by the school board Tuesday.

  • Changes coming for News Web site

    PERRY COUNTY - The Perry County News' parent company is rolling out new Web sites for its newspapers, and readers can get a preview now of a new look they'll see later this year.

    Benjy Hamm, executive editor for Landmark Community Newspapers Inc., said the new sites will be able to accommodate a number of new or updated features, including staff and community blogs, a reader forum, links to sites of interest in the community, a list of the most popular articles, a full "E-edition" and a new classified-ads design.

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