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Today's News

  • St. Michael first communion

    St. Michael Church held First Holy Communion on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8. Pictured from the left are Violet Moskos, Father Barnabas Gillespie OSB and Isabelle Ball.
     

  • Births, May 12

    Lola Ryan Kleemann
    Jared and Megan Kleemann of Sellersburg announce the birth of their daughter, Lola Ryan Kleemann, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 1⁄2 ounce and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Kleemann is the former Megan Harth.
    Grandparents are Deborah Harth of Cannelton; Blane Harth of Tell City and Paul and Candie Kleemann of Tell City.

  • Birthdays, May 13 - May 19

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list.
    This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    May 13

  • TC bats heat up in win over Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Tell City amassed a season-high 15 hits in a 9-3 girls softball win over Crawford County Tuesday.
    Hana Reed went 3 for 5 to lead the Marksmen’s attack.
    Stori Beard added a triple and a single and drove in three runs.
    McKenzie Hayes hit a double and a single. Cassidy Barnhill, Megan Lawalin and Katie Elder each also had two hits, and Josalyn Ress hit a double.
    Ress’ double drove in a run in Tell City’s four-run fourth inning, which broke the game open.

  • Brumfield leads Perry Central past Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Kristi Brumfield hit a two-run homer and pitched a nine-inning complete game as Perry Central beat Crawford County 5-3 in PLAC girls softball Monday.
    Brumfield hit her home run over the left-field fence in the fifth inning. It followed a double by Sydney Goffinet and put the Commodores ahead 5-3.
    Crawford County tied the score the next inning and it remained tied until the ninth.
    With one out in the Perry Central ninth, Kayla Carter walked and advanced to third on a single by Brittany Overstreet, who took second on the throw to third.

  • Rappites sweep 2 from Cannelton

    CANNELTON—New Harmony erupted for seven runs in the fourth inning to beat Cannelton 13-7 and sweep a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    The Rappites won the first game 9-0 despite having only three hits, as Cannelton committed six errors and gave up 12 walks.
    “We didn’t field the ball very well and I think we only had two hits the first game,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Tristan Simmons and Spencer Herzog singled for Cannelton’s only hits.
    Two of New Harmony’s three hits were doubles.

  • PC goes cold in loss to Crawford County

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had five hits in the first inning but only two after that in a 7-3 baseball loss to Crawford County Monday.
    The Commodores jumped to a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning.
    “We started out great,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “The first inning I thought we were really going to get our bats going.”
    Despite slumping after that, “we really did a much better job of making contact,” said Zellers.

  • TC gets offense back on track

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trent Gunn drove in four runs with a homer and two doubles as Tell City beat Boonville 12-4 in baseball Monday.

  • Flannagan wins three in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan won three events to lead Tell City to third place in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Forest Park won with 133.5 points. Heritage Hills was second with 110.25 and Tell City scored 92.
    “I was hoping to be just a little closer to Heritage Hills, but they ran well,” said Tell City Coach Katie Chinn.
    Flannagan broke her own school record as she won the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.24 seconds.

  • Marksmen shut out Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton held Tell City’s baseball team hitless for the first two innings Tuesday, but the Marksmen’s offense was too powerful for the Bulldogs to contain any longer.
    The Marksmen scored 10 runs in the third inning en route to a 19-0 victory.
    The Marksmen had five hits, drew four walks, and had two batters hit by pitches in that inning.
    An RBI double by Cordell Snyder and a two-run double by Brian Arnold were the big blows.