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Today's News

  • Court and Police Records; April 20

    Arrests

     

    • George H. Henson, 31, of 1114 10th St., Tell City, April 14, on preliminary charges of driving with a suspended license, possession of a hypodermic syringe or needle, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a synthetic drug or synthetic drug look alike, and a warrant for leaving the scene of an accident.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $3,606.

    • Tiffany L. James, 23, of 1894 Ninth St., Tell City, April 14, on a violation of drug court.

  • Cannelton School Board reviews busy March

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – At a regular April 16 meeting of the Cannelton School Board, Superintendent Alva Sibbit reported the school system ran a deficit of $9,000 during the month of March. He added, however, that this stemmed from a number of unexpected expenses and some quirks in billing dates from the calendar year, which shouldn’t portend any long-term issues.

  • As high water lingers, Troy stormwater project nears

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

  • Driver killed in Thursday crash

    Troy man, 86, dies after collision  at Lincoln Ferry Park

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TROY – A Troy man died from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on Indiana 66 near the Perry County-Spencer County line.

    According to Spencer County Sheriff’s Deputy Vince Brown, the accident was reported at 2:22 p.m. just across the Anderson River, near Lincoln Ferry Park and County Road 1250 E.

  • Mock crash sends message to prom goers
  • Counselor wants position to have full benefits

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Exactly how much weight should a master’s-level degree carry as it pertains to certified staff? That was a question posed to the Tell City-Troy Township School Board, during their meeting Tuesday.

    The discussion stemmed from a proposed employee-policy change that would reclassify school counselors as support staff introduced by the board during a previous meeting and slated for a vote later in the current session.

  • Orleans shuts out Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Orleans pounded seven extra-base hits and took advantage of eight Cannelton errors to beat the Bulldogs 14-0 in baseball Wednesday.
    The game was rained out before Cannelton got to bat in the bottom of the fifth, but because of the lopsided score the teams agreed to call it a complete game.
    Though Orleans hit the ball well, “we should’ve been going into the third inning 0-0,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “And we should have been out of the third with one run.”

  • Wolfpack edges Perry Central in 8th inning

    MARENGO—Crawford County scored a run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge Perry Central 5-4 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    A walk and a single preceded the wild pitch.
    Trey Novak, Perry Central’s third pitcher, took the loss. His cousin had pitched the first seven innings for Crawford County.
    Luke Hubert pitched the first 4 1/3 innings for Perry Central, walking six and striking out three.
    Ethan Myler then walked four and struck out two in 1 2/3 innings. Trey Novak walked one and struck out two in two innings.

  • Pierrard to run track, cross country for USI

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Aaron Pierrard Thursday signed a national letter of intent to run cross country and track for the University of Southern Indiana.
    Pierrard chose the NCAA Division II cross country powerhouse even though fellow Great Lakes Conference member St. Joseph’s College offered him a full ride and USI did not, though his scholarship money at USI can increase each year based on his performance.

  • TC’s Billings throws no-hitter

    DUBOIS—Chelsey Billings threw a no-hitter as Tell City whipped Northeast Dubois 11-0 in softball Thursday.
    Billings struck out two and walked only one in the five-inning game. She faced only one batter over the minimum, as her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Her infield teammates that is, as the Jeeps never hit a ball out of the infield. “Our infielders did their jobs,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Tell City, on the other hand, had 12 hits and scored in every inning.