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Today's News

  • Sobriety checkpoint Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY - Troopers from the Indiana State Police Jasper Post will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Perry County Saturday.

    Drivers passing through the checkpoint area should have their licenses and registrations ready to present to troopers and will only be detained briefly while troopers determine whether further investigation is necessary.

  • Tell City-Perry County Public Library closer to setting behavioral policy

    TELL CITY - In response to noise complaints, Tell City-Perry County Public Library Director Larry Oathout compiled a behavioral policy and presented it to board members Wednesday.

    This is an accumulation of five or six policies from around the state that addresses several items including cell-phone usage in the library, he told members.

  • Swiss Plywood machinery on the move
  • Cannelton stumbles against Vikings, Rebels

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s hitting improved after its first game, but the Bulldogs still lost a baseball doubleheader to Barr-Reeve Saturday and a single game to South Spencer Tuesday.

    Kyle Survance and Justin Stoll combined to pitch a five-inning no-hitter as Barr-Reeve shut out the Bulldogs 17-0 in Saturday’s first game.

    Survance struck out five and walked one in four innings. He also hit a home run to provide all the offense he would need.

  • Tell City holds off Patriots

    LINCOLN CITY—Trent Gunn drove in three runs and pitched a scoreless seventh inning for a save as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 5-4 in PAC baseball Tuesday.

    Gunn singled home two runs in the first inning and one more in the fifth, when the Marksmen took the lead for good.

    Andy Chinn singled and stole second base to set up the go-ahead run.

    Chinn went 3 for 4 and Gunn and Rhodes each added two of the Marksmen’s 10 hits.

  • Tell City sweeps Raiders

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all 15 events to rout Southridge 95-28 in boys track Tuesday.

    “I don’t think I’ve ever been involved in a track meet where one team won every event,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “I’m just glad that when it did happen we were on the good side of it.”

    Jamal Noland won four individual events—two sprints and two jumps.

    Alex Fenn won two distance races and Cody Nash won both throwing events.

  • Cannelton softball defense looks better

    CANNELTON—The addition of a strong freshman class should improve Cannelton’s girls softball team’s defense this season.

    The Bulldogs return seven letter winners from last year’s 0-11 team. But some of the five freshmen have played more softball games than some of the upperclassmen.

  • Rebels shut out Perry Central

    ROCKPORT—South Spencer scored seven runs in the first inning en route to a 12-2 baseball victory over Perry Central Saturday.

    Perry Central took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning on three singles and Clint Schank’s sacrifice fly.

    South Spencer took control in the bottom of the inning, though.

    Four walks, a double and an error led to six runs for the Rebels and chased Commo-dore starter Tony Backer before he recorded an out.

  • TC golf team expects to improve from last year

    TELL CITY—With four of the five players from last year’s conference roster returning, Tell City’s boys golf team expects to improve on last year’s 15-37 record.

    The Marksmen graduated leading scorer Ian Reed. And with only seven boys on their roster this year, they don’t have a lot of depth.

    But they return their second through fourth scorers and their fifth man from last year’s PAC tourney.

  • Goffinet powers Tell City to win

    HUNTINGBURG—Lauren Goffinet had three hits and drove in four runs as Tell City beat Southridge 6-3 in PAC girls softball Tuesday.

    Goffinet hit an RBI single in the first inning, a two-run triple down the left-field line in the second inning, and a solo home run over the right-field fence in the seventh.

    Josalyn Ress pitched a four-hitter for the win. She gave up three walks and struck out two.

    The game was the season opener for the Marksmen.

    They will visit North Posey for another Pocket Athletic Conference game Friday at 5:30 p.m.

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