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Today's News

  • Tell City history enriched doctors, dentists, optometrists

    Editor's Note: This is the first in an occasional series on the Tell City Historical Society Museum. Future installments will profile some of the museum's offerings and projects.

    Through the years, Perry Country has been blessed with good doctors. These were dedicated people who went beyond the call of duty and made house visits or delivered babies at home. At the Historical Society Museum in Tell City, there is a collection of pictures and artifacts from these great people.

  • County's property-tax payments due May 10

    TELL CITY - Perry County property owners have until May 10 to pay the spring installments of their property-tax bills.

    Though May 10 is the traditional deadline for spring installments, property owners haven't seen a spring deadline in several years as the state changed the way it assesses the value of properties and calculations for various deductions.

  • Johnson's performance helps make comic book movie 'top tier'

    Comic-book movies are a dime a dozen these days, but "Kick-Ass" is a bit different. It's a comic book movie that acknowledges comic books. The self-referential factor allows the film to be much funnier than its typically serious counterparts.

    This doesn't mean "Kick-Ass" is a flat-out comedy. It still features plenty of vicious action and extreme vulgarity, and I loved every minute of it.

    "Kick-Ass" is about Dave Lizewski, a comic-book reading high-school kid who dares to ask, "Why hasn't anyone ever tried to be a superhero?"

  • Special Olympics Saturday

    TELL CITY — Special Olympics Indiana of Perry County and Saint Meinrad Archabbey's Cooperative Action for Community Development will host the 45th annual track and field and bocce meet at 9 a.m. May 1 at Legion Field in Tell City.

    The event will begin with a parade of athletes with a color guard from the American Legion and an invocation by a representative of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

  • Commodore boys take fifth in Evansville, 2nd at Northeast Dubois

    EVANSVILLE—Ian Bashor set a school record in the pole vault to lead Perry Central to fifth place in Evansville Central’s 11-team boys track invitational Friday.

    Bashor won the pole vault at 13 feet, breaking the previous school record of 12 feet, 11 inches set by Zach Wagner in 1998.

    The Commodores scored well in every field event but the high jump.

    Dane Ransom placed second in the shot put at 47 feet, 8 inches and fourth in the discus at 133 feet, 21⁄2 inches, his best throw of the season.

  • Flannagan, Hemmings propel TC past Jasper

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan and Mikah Hemmings each won three individual events as Tell City beat Jasper 60-40 in junior high girls track Tuesday.

    Flannagan won the 100-meter hurdles, 400 dash and high jump.

    Hemmings won the 100 and 200 dashes and the long jump.

    She also ran on the winning 400 relay, joining Julie Lindauer, Madison Gilliland and Mariah Kessinger.

    Allison Hagan won both throwing events and Tori Nash won the 800.

    Jasper won the boys meet 70-30. “Jasper had some strong runners,” said Tell City Coach Kelly Malone.

  • Perry Central 2nd, Tell City 3rd in Jasper match

    JASPER—Logan Shearn shot a 9-over-par 44 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match at Jasper’s municipal course Monday.

    Jasper won with 155 strokes. Perry Central shot 186 and Tell City 205.

    Shearn birdied the par-3, No. 3 hole.

    Jonathan Flamion and Charles Weatherholt each shot a 46 and Brad Douglas 50 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

    Dylan Hirsch, who shot a 54, and Nathan Bashor, 63, also played for Perry Central.

    Seth Ward shot a 47 to lead Tell City.

  • PC loses 2 PLAC games

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County scored on a squeeze bunt in the eighth inning to edge Perry Central 5-4 in PLAC girls softball Saturday.

    Perry Central scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to send the game into extra innings.

    But in the top of the eighth Nikki Novak singled and continued to third base as the ball got past the right fielder.

    After the next batter was hit by a pitch, Brittany Smith laid down a squeeze bunt to score Novak with the go-ahead run.

  • Marksmen 6th at Forest Park

    FERDINAND—Kayla Galloway and Andyn Rowe each won one event as Tell City finished sixth in Forest Park’s eight team girls track invitational Tuesday.

    Northeast Dubois won with 125 points. Tell City scored 66.

    Galloway won the discus with a 110-foot-2 throw and placed sixth in the shot put at 27 feet, 91⁄2 inches.

    Rowe won the 3200-meter run in 12:36.80 and placed fourth in the 1600 in 5:48.32.

    Sarah Goffinet placed second in the 1600 in 5:45.18 and fifth in the 800 in 2:37.60.

  • Hancock County tops Tell City

    TELL CITY—Hancock County won the top four singles matches and beat Tell City 7-2 in girls tennis Friday.

    The match was played under Kentucky rules, in which six singles and three doubles matches are played with pro sets.

    Laurie Saalman earned Tell City’s only singles win at No. 5, beating Brittany Kratzer 8-3.

    Rachel Woznicki and Alexis Braun gained Tell City’s only doubles victory.

    Tell City, 1-7, will visit Southridge today at 4:45 p.m.

    Hancock County 7, Tell City 2

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