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  • Pitching should be Marksmen’s strength

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With a fourth-year varsity pitcher, Coach John Hayes expects pitching to be the main strength of Tell City’s girls softball team.
    But he adds an “if” about the health of Josalyn Ress’ pitching arm.
    Ress went 8-12 for the Marksmen’s young 9-14 team last year. Two years ago as a sophomore she went 16-8 with an 0.67 ERA and 186 strikeouts in 168 innings as she pitched the Marksmen to a sectional title.

  • Marksmen edge PC girls

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City outscored Perry Central 15-3 in the throwing events to nip the Commodores 64-63 in girls track Thursday.

    “As you can see from the point breakdown our throwers dominated, which allowed us to be a bit behind in the other categories but still win,” said Tell City Coach Katie Chinn.
    Tell City junior Kayla Galloway won the discus and shot put with throws of 112 feet, 61⁄2 inches and 27 feet, 51⁄4 inches.
    The Marksmen swept all three places in the discus, with freshman Allison Hagan placing second and Hanna Adams third.

  • Tell City boys top PC

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Ryan Henrickson won four blue ribbons and Tell City dominated the hurdles races to beat Perry Central 73-59 in boys track Thursday.

    Henrickson won the 100-meter dash in 11.34 seconds, the 200 in 23.38, and the 400 in 51.81.
    He teamed with Colton Thomas, Daniel Gonzalez and Tyler Dauby to win the 1600 relay in 3:43.12.
    Tell City’s David McDaniel won the 300 intermediate hurdles in 42.15 and the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches.

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  • Pancake breakfast a success

    Tell City Kiwanians recently raised more than $1,000 from their annual pancake breakfast. Their annual chicken dinner sales will be held in May and led by the Malone brothers. All funds will be used for scholarships for high-school students and for other youth endeavors in Perry County.

  • Leopold 4-H’ers donate blankets

    The Leopold Gang 4-H club made five tie-blankets to donate to the community for families in need. Posing with two of the blankets the club made are Elizabeth Dauby, Adam Dauby and Phillip Dauby.

  • Gerlach and Gayer ribbon cutting set

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center at noon Friday, April 8 to celebrate the grand opening of a new business. An open house will take place the following day, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Eli Gerlach and Clint Gayer are the owners of Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center, which is located at 1133 Main Street, in Tell City (formerly Kenny and Steve’s automotive shop).

  • RSVP invites public to Branson

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will present a Branson Show Trip through Diamond Tours, Inc. During the five-day and four-night trip, guests will travel to Branson, Mo., to see five shows, including The Brett Family Show, The Twelve Irish Tenors, The Jim Stafford Show, The Baldknobbers Jamboree Show and The Showboat Branson Belle.
    Guests will also visit the Titanic Museum, tour Laura Ingalls-Wilder Historic Home and Museum, dine at Lamberts and spend some free time in historic downtown Branson.

  • Greenwood sexton readies for spring mowing

    TELL CITY – Cemetery sexton, Earl Parker asks that all flowers and decorations, except those on stones or in vases be removed by Monday, April 4. Anything on the ground is not permitted.
    The public’s cooperation is appreciated, Parker said.

  • Field trip to The News

    Students at Glory Bees in Tell City visited The News March 11. From left, are, are Jordan Lindauer, Cash Schroeder, Emma Osbourne, teacher Courtney Cail, Ben Brinksneader, Brooklynn Brown, Kaitlyn Rhodes, Grace Keown, August Sommer, Evalynn Voyles, News employee Marilyn Hubert, Max Donovan and Lexi Evans.