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Today's News

  • Cemetery sexton asks public to remove items from gravesites soon

    CANNELTON - People who've decorated St. Michaels Cemetery gravesites should remove anything on the ground in preparation for the summer mowing season, Cemetery Sexton Charlie Davis said Monday.

    "Toward the end of next week, we'll mow the cemetery," he said at a regular board of public works and safety meeting.

    Any decorations on headstones can remain, he added.

  • Jail visits to resume

    CANNELTON - Child visits to the Perry County Jail will be permitted beginning Sunday and other visitors will be allowed to see inmates beginning Tuesday, according to Jail Commander Kathie Lackey.

    Visits had been curtailed as a precaution against the spread of the H1N1 flu virus.

  • Smethurst joins national public power association's honor roll

    TELL CITY - The superintendent of the Tell City Electric Department has been honored by the American Public Power Association.

    Marlow Smethurst serves as a commissioner for the Indiana Municipal Power Agency, the nonprofit agency that provides power to Tell City. According to the March-April newsletter IMPA Wire, Smethurst was named to the American Public Power Association's Honor Roll for his dedication to public power communities and support of APPA.

  • Waupaca cuts energy use, earns award

    TELL CITY - Thyssen-Krupp Waupaca Inc. recently earned an environmental- stewardship award from Energy Management Systems Inc. for significantly reducing its energy consumption, according to a news release from Kiley Kellermeyer, account executive with MZD Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations, Indianapolis,

  • Tell City wins three in a row

    TELL CITY—Rallies in their last at-bats carried Tell City to girls softball victories Saturday and Monday.

    The Marksmen beat Mount Vernon 3-1 Saturday with two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning after Mount Vernon tied the score in the top of that inning.

    A dropped pop-up, a double by Lauren Goffinet, and a walk to Josalyn Ress loaded the bases with no outs for Tell City in the bottom of the sixth.

    Kyli Smithson scored the go-ahead run as the second baseman dropped Amber Thomas’ pop-up.

  • PC's defense off in 2 losses

    LEOPOLD—Jesse Allen pitched a two-hitter as Crawford County shut out Perry Central 4-0 in baseball Monday.

    This game did not count in PLAC standings (Perry Central previously beat the Wolfpack 12-3 in the game that did count), and most of the game the Commodores played defense as if they were well aware that this game didn’t count in the conference.

    They committed six errors that led to two unearned runs for the Wolfpack.

  • Errors hurt TC in loss to Highlanders

    TELL CITY—Tell City gave up six unearned runs in the last two innings and lost to Floyd Central 13-11 in baseball Tuesday.

    Tell City led 11-7 going into the seventh inning. But an error by the first baseman kept that inning going for the Highlanders.

    A two-run homer followed and the Highlanders would go on to score two more runs in the inning to tie the score.

    In the top of the eighth inning two errors by Tell City’s third baseman and a sacrifice bunt put runners on second and third with one out.

  • Bulldogs win 2

    CANNELTON—Cannelton pitchers limited Whitesville Trinity to three hits as the Bulldogs swept a baseball doubleheader Monday.

    Tyler Aud pitched a one-hitter as Cannelton won the first game 5-3.

    Aud struck out six and walked one. Cannelton’s five errors were the main reason the Raiders were able to score.

    Cannelton scored five runs in the third inning on just two hits, singles by Aud and T.J. James.

    Three Trinity errors and two walks also contributed to that rally.

  • Chinn, Goffinet to play in Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City seniors Andy Chinn and Lauren Goffinet will play in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic at New Castle Fieldhouse June 20.

    The event, co-founded by former Indiana University and NBA center Kent Benson, will feature 48 of the state’s top players of each gender.

    The top Class A and 2A players from metro-Indianapolis will face the top players from those classes from the rest of the state. Then the top Class 3A and 4A players will use the same format. Thus there will be two boys games and two girls games.

  • Wolfpack, Trojans top PC

    LEOPOLD—Wood Memorial rallied for six runs in the last two innings to beat Perry Central 6-2 in girls softball Tuesday.

    Perry Central took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning. Cassy Schaad singled, stole second base, and scored the first run on a throwing error.

    Kristi Brumfield hit a double to the fence to drive in the second run.

    Wood Memorial threatened in nearly every inning but was shut out until scoring four runs in the sixth to take the lead for good.