.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Boonville defeats Marksmen

    BOONVILLE—Boonville, ranked fifth in the state in Class 3A, held Tell City to two hits and beat the Marksmen 5-1 in girls softball Thursday.

    Singles by Lauren Goffinet in the first inning and Sydney Grass in the third were the Marksmen’s only hits.

    Paige Gelarden hit a sacrifice bunt to move Grass to second base.

    She advanced to third on a passed ball and scored on Boonville’s only error of the game.

    Josalyn Ress pitched a seven-hitter for Tell City. She struck out nine and walked one.

  • Tell City second in triangular match

    BOONVILLE—Corey Young shot a 4-over-par 39 for medalist honors as Tell City finished second in a three-team boys golf match Wednesday.

    Host Boonville won with 172 strokes on the Quail Crossing course. Tell City shot 186 and Princeton 196.

    Young birdied the par-4 No. 2 hole.

    Other Tell City scorers were Alex Cole with a 44, Vic Schutzius 50, and Jake Roland 53.

    Logan Bolin was the Marksmen’s fifth man with a 55.

    Tell City lost to South Spencer 187-202 at Rockport’s Lakewood Country Club Tuesday.

  • Perry Central third in quadrangular

    SANTA CLAUS—Zach Graves shot a 3-over-par 39 to lead Perry Central to third place in a four-team boys golf match Thursday.

    Jasper won with 156 strokes. Southridge  shot 170, Perry Central 174, and Forest Park 176.

    Graves birdied the par-5 No. 4 hole.

    Other Perry Central scorers included Charlie Weatherholt with a 42 and Brad Douglas 45.

    Logan Shearn and Jonathan Flamion each shot a 48 to tie for the Commodores’ fourth scorer.

    Reuben A. Schwartz was their sixth man with a 54.

  • Waters recede from Indiana 66

    PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Friday morning that portions of Indiana 66 between Rocky Point and Derby and from Derby to Sulphur have reopened.

    High water had closed the roads for several days.

     

  • We can't afford to forget the purpose of Memorial Day

    Memorial Day is approaching and we hope Perry Countians will commit a portion of the long weekend to recalling the heroism of the men and women who gave their lives in service to our land.

    Unfortunately, Memorial Day risks being crowded out by so many other activities: graduations, vacations, even auto racing. We know the first summer holiday is a busy time for everyone, but we encourage individuals and families to honor fallen and living veterans.

  • Pomp and significance

    Congratulations high-school graduates: The big day you've been waiting for so long has arrived.

    In just a few days, you'll take those anticipated steps onto a stage and claim that diploma. You'll also take a giant step toward adulthood.

    Amid the congratulations and cards, weekend barbecues and cookouts, take time over the next few days to thank the people who have made the big day possible.

  • Waters recede from Indiana 66

    PERRY COUNTY - The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Friday morning that portions of Indiana 66 between Rocky Point and Derby as well as from Derby to Sulphur have reopened.

    High water had closed the road for several days.

  • Spring brings cemetery, lawn concerns

    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 last week.

    He plans to mow the cemetery toward the end of this week, he said at a regular board of public works and safety meeting. Any decorations on headstones can remain, he added.

  • Visits resume at Perry County jail

    CANNELTON - Child visits to the Perry County Jail were again permitted as of 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.

  • Works board hires two part-time dispatchers

    TELL CITY - At the request of Tell City Police Chief Greg Hendershot and lead dispatcher Sarah Wheatley, the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety voted this month to hire two part-time dispatchers. Mark Lautner and Adam Evrard were OK'd for part-time slots. Lautner is a dispatcher for the Spencer County Sheriff's Department while Evrard is a reserve patrolman for the city. Renea Gill and Roger Smith have been the city's only part-time dispatchers and Hendershot said Wheatley has struggled to keep shifts covered when full-time workers are attending training, on vacation or ill.