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  • Library can keep kids’ reading skills honed this summer


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    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will unmask its summer “heroes” reading program in just a few weeks.

  • RV parking ordinance expected in June




    TELL CITY – More than a year of debate about parking regulations could be near an end in Tell City with the common council acting as early as June 1 on an ordinance that would restrict the parking of recreational vehicles and trailers on city streets.

    The council took up the issue again at its May 4 meeting and agreed to have city attorney Jim Tyler draft a proposed ordinance. That document will likely include suggestions made by two city council members last week during nearly an hour of discussion.

  • Tell City 3rd in invitational

    MOUNT VERNON—Elliott Brown won two close races to lead Tell City to third place in an eight-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Castle won with 146 points. Tell City scored 70.
    Brown won the 100-meter dash in 11.23 seconds, finishing eight-hundredths of a second ahead of Evansville Memorial’s Michael Trice.
    The 200 was even closer as Brown won it in 22.79, just two-hundredths of a second ahead of Isiah Stokes of South Spencer.

  • Tell City extends win streak to 6

    TELL CITY—Tell City followed a familiar pattern - strong singles play and occasional doubles victories - to two more PAC wins in girls tennis Monday and Tuesday.
    The Marksmen won every match in straight sets in a 5-0 victory over Tecumseh Monday. The Braves never won more than four games in any match.
    Cassie Bryant in No. 2 singles and Amy Hackbarth and Mercedes Mendez in No. 1 doubles shut out their opponents.
    The Marksmen won all three singles matches at Forest Park Tuesday for a 3-2 victory.

  • Shoals holds off Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Shoals scored 10 runs in the fourth through sixth innings to overcome a slow start and beat Cannelton 11-10 in baseball Saturday.
    “We were down 10-5 going into the sixth and we made a pretty good run,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Inded the Bulldogs did battle back with four runs in the bottom of the sixth.
    A walk by Maffia, an RBI single by Jacob Pearey, an error, and a fielder’s choice helped fueled that comeback.

  • Paoli edges Perry Central 4-3

    PAOLI—Paoli scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to overtake Perry Central 4-3 in baseball Monday.
    A walk, two singles, and a throwing error produced the runs for the Rams.
    Paoli had only one other hit in the game.
    Ethan Myler threw a complete game for Perry Central, striking out 10 and walking none.
    “Ethan threw a really good game,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He threw well enough to get the win - we just didn’t give him the support he needed.

  • TC tops Vikings in 7th

    TELL CITY—Tell City rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat North Posey 9-8 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    North Posey scored three runs in the top of the seventh to take an 8-7 lead. “After losing the Boonville game in similar fashion I was worried about how we would respond in the bottom half of the inning,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.
    This time the Marksmen had a positive response despite North Posey’s bringing in its top reliever to close the game.

  • Rangers nip Perry Central in 9 innings

    FERDINAND—Katelyn Roos hit an RBI triple in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Forest Park past Perry Central 8-7 in softball Monday.
    Perry Central led 6-0 after scoring four runs in the top of the fifth. But the Rangers scored three in the bottom of that inning and three in the sixth with the help of some Perry Central errors to tie the score.
    “We played a very good four innings of softball but we made some basic plays difficult in the fifth and sixth innings that cost us the game,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Tell City blanks Rangers

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a one-hitter as Tell City beat Forest Park 7-0 in PAC softball Tuesday.
    Schuetter walked none and struck out two.
    No. 9 batter Mariah Morgan hit a two-out double to left-center field in the third inning for the Rangers’ only hit and the only ball they hit out of the infield.
    The only other Ranger to reach base was Madi Giesler, who was hit by a pitch with two out in the fifth inning.
    Schuetter “had great control,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.