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Today's News

  • Hitting, defense PC softball strengths

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong hitting and defense and improved pitching could give Perry Central’s softball team a better record this year.
    The Commodores finished 3-20 last year but return seven starters.
    A talented freshman and a senior who was a starter for Tell City as a freshman and sophomore will complete the starting lineup.
    Coach Mark Rothgerber said hitting is the team’s main strength. “They’re hitting the ball extremely well right now.

  • Softball Marksmen should be improved

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With eight returning starters joined by a talented freshman class, Tell City’s softball team should improve on last year’s 9-16 record.
    “Our team’s strength this year is our defense,” said Coach Maggie Schuetter. “We have several girls that are versatile and can play multiple positions with great success.
    “Our varsity infield has experience playing together, as they are all returning infield starters from last year.”

  • Deeper pitching, more hitting could help Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Having six returning starters and 10 freshmen, including some who could pitch on the varsity right away, could help Perry Central’s baseball team better last year’s 5-15 record.
    Second-year coach Jeremy Edwards has even bigger goals for the team.
    “I’ve got really high expectations,” he said Tuesday. “I definitely think a conference title is within our grasp, and I think the players are on board with that.”

  • TC boys team deep in distance runners

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys cross country team is so deep in quality distance runners that the Marksmen should score really well in those events.
    The Marksmen’s roster includes all the scorers from a cross country team that placed eighth in the state last fall.
    Only an IHSAA rule that basically allows a team to enter only two contestants in each event in postseason meets will keep the Marksmen from scoring more distance points.

  • Hospital, clinics decrease outpatient lab prices

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital announced a new ambulatory lab fee schedule that reduces its outpatient lab charges by an average of over 80 percent from previous levels.

    This lab fee schedule was made effective March 1. The ambulatory lab fee schedule applies to any outpatient lab customers of Perry County Memorial Hospital or any of the five PCMH clinics: Tell City Clinic, Troy Medical Clinic, Cannelton Medical Clinic, Perry County Family Practice (Leopold) and Spencer County Clinic.

  • Raised beds for vegetables

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    One dilemma facing many aspiring vegetable gardeners is sub-prime soil, shall we say. Compacted, clayey soil is not uncommon in Kentuckiana but it is especially common in newer developments. One way to off-set the problem is to employ a system of raised beds.

  • Youth Conservation Corps accepting applications for Lincoln Boyhood Memorial

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps program for the summer of 2018. YCC employees will mostly provide trail resurfacing and repairs work.

    The YCC program is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the Nation’s environment and heritage. Administered by the National Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthful, outdoor atmosphere.

  • Lip sync battle April 13

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Renaissance Class is hosting their 11th Annual lip sync battle on Friday, April 13. The show will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. The event will be held in the auditorium at Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School. Please use the 12th Street entrance when attending the event.

  • Richland to host Culpepper and Merriweather Circus

    RICHLAND – Thanks to the sponsorship of Evansville and Rockport Lions Clubs, Culpepper and Merriweather Circus is coming to Richland City Saturday, April 21. Two performances are scheduled for 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Richland City Park.

  • Dates Set for 8th annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest

    ST. MEINRAD – Inkspot Productions LLC has announced the dates for the eighth annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest. The 2018 benefit event will be held at the St. Meinrad Park on Sept. 21 and 22.

    This year’s event will again feature a beer garden, children’s activities, flea market and music by approximately 20 acts, both bands and solo acts, both returning favorites and newcomers. Concessions and merchandise will also be sold. The complete weekend schedule will be announced at a later date.