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Today's News

  • Marksmen fall to Castle North

    TELL CITY—Tell City got off to a slow start in a 48-34 junior high wrestling loss to Castle Tuesday.

  • Four players dominate voting for all-county

    Four players dominated voting for the News’ All-Perry County girls basketball team this year: Cannelton guards Sarah Powers and Mikah Hemmings, Perry Central center Ashley Graves, and Tell City center McKenzie Hayes.

  • Marksmen’s Kohnert 2nd in All-PAC voting

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior forward-center Chris Kohnert was the second-leading vote-getter on the All-PAC boys basketball team Monday.
    The 6-foot-7 Kohnert finished behind only Gibson Southern post player Spencer Schmitt in voting by conference coaches for the 10-man team.
    “Chris is very deserving of this award as one of the elite basketball players in southern Indiana and the Pocket Athletic Conference,” said Tell City Coach Troy Noble. “His dedication in the offseason was tremendous.

  • Eagles beat Bulldogs for first sectional title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Alex Hanke’s dominant play inside and Evansville Day’s superior depth helped the Eagles beat Cannelton 70-52 for their first Class A boys basketball title Saturday.

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  • Tell City drama students light up stage

    TELL CITY – The public is invited to join the Tell City High School Drama Department for “An Evening of Theater” Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    The group will present two one-act plays each day, with the large cast coming together to perform “This is a Test” and “Take Five.”

    The first play to be staged will be “This is a Test” and follows a main character who is still in school. The test she is taking will determine “her future,” as one character explains.

  • United Way-FamilyWize savings top $331,000

    TELL CITY – Thousands of prescriptions go unfilled simply because they are too expensive. But free FamilyWize prescription discount cards, provided by United Way of Perry County and United Way of Crawford County address this problem. Last year, this partnership saved residents in Perry and Crawford counties $331,800.76  by cutting the cost of medicines by an average of 35 percent.

  • Corrections

    Calvin Cash, who was nominated as the county council’s representative to a county animal welfare, control and education board now being formed, was incorrectly identified by County Councilman Alan Cassidy in a Feb. 23 meeting. As the News reported Monday, the council tabled the nomination.

  • Troy VFD accepting applications

    TROY – The Troy Volunteer Fire Department is accepting applications for firefighters. Applications can be picked up at Troy Utility Office or from any Troy firefighter.

  • Farm Bureau members to meet Tuesday at Leopold for dinner

    LEOPOLD – Perry County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Leopold Conservation Club.

    A pork-chop dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Bryan Whistler will be the main speaker for the evening. He will discuss his recent visit to India and will speak about what he learned about agriculture in that nation. A short business meeting will follow, with the election of delegates.

    Tickets are $4 each. To make reservations, call 547-7044 or stop by the Farm Bureau office in Tell City.