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Today's News

  • Tell City’s theater to reopen this month

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – ‘Cowboy heroes, cops and robbers, glamour and strife, bigger than life! Sitting in the darkness, what a world to see! Let’s go to the movies …’ a once famous tune alludes.

    But that’s not just nostalgia. The flicker of the silver screen will soon again gleam in Tell City. New owners for the to-be-renamed Cinema 66 theater say movies will be shown by month’s end.

  • Citizens Police Academy graduation

     

  • SIRS launches music therapy

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Resource Solutions welcomes Eva Esarey, a board certified music therapist and 2014 Indiana University-Purdue University graduate to its community service team.

    The organization is excited to add music therapy to their wide array of services for people with developmental disabilities in Dubois, Perry, Spencer, Warrick and Vanderburgh counties. Music therapy is the prescribed use of music and musical interventions for the purpose of restoring, maintaining and improving emotional, physical, physiological and spiritual health and well-being.

  • Folk art on display at abbey library

    Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Posey County folk artist Tom Wintczak. The show will run from July 17 through Aug. 31.

    The “Value in Folk Art” exhibit includes ceramics in the style of Early American settlers and Fraktur painting that was used to embellish documents of various kinds. Wintczak is inspired by early folk art, but does not make reproductions. He uses the old tools and techniques to express his values and tell his story.

  • Beatles tribute returns to Lincoln City

    LINCOLN CITY – Back for a return engagement at the Lincoln Amphitheatre, Hard Day’s Night first graced the Amphitheatre’s stage in October 2015 to much fanfare and a fantastic reception.

  • Beard rebounds well in IBCA showcase

    INDIANAPOLIS – Tell City junior forward/center Braeden Beard rebounded well as he participated in the 15th annual Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/IHSAA Underclass Boys Showcase Wednesday.

    No statistics were kept, but Beard said he was probably the leading rebounder on his team in the three games it played. “I think I did pretty good rebounding.

    “I was probably in the middle (of the team) in scoring.”

    He played both inside and outside and said he “hit a couple of three-pointers.”

  • Marksmen sweep PC

    TELL CITY ­– Preston Hendershot hit an RBI double and was the winning pitcher as Tell City beat Perry Central 4-1 in summer baseball Tuesday.

    Caleb Malcomson had two RBIs for Tell City.

    Hendershot pitched the first 4 2/3 innings and Bryson Naviaux got the last out for the save.

    “Both pitchers looked very good and seemed to be throwing harder than they were in the spring,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “We played pretty good defense behind them.”

  • Another IU alum could win World Series

    LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    Last year a player drafted from Indiana University in 2014 helped the Chicago Cubs win the World Series.

    Boston Red Sox fans are hoping another IU player from that draft class can help them do the same thing this year.

    IU is known more for producing professional basketball players. But in 2014 Kyle Schwarber was chosen in the first round of Major League Baseball’s draft by the Cubs and first baseman Sam Travis was chosen in the second round by the Red Sox.

  • PC will have first-year player at QB

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central held its summer varsity football camp last week and is still sorting out who will likely play where. But it seems certain that a player with no high school football experience will start at quarterback.

    At the end of last season Coach Greg Gibson thought Christian Hagan, who started for the JV team last year, would be his varsity quarterback this year. But Hagan’s family moved to Tell City this summer.

  • Perry Central Elementary releases second semester honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the second semester of the 2016-17 school year.

     

    Third-grade distinguished honor roll: Cooper Brown, Summer Guillaume, Logan Hill, Tayler Hill, Colton Jamniczky, Bo Johnson, Aleah Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Kyra Leinenbach, Mackenzie Straneva, Danaka Underhill, Mason Winter and Luke Zellers.