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Today's News

  • PC wins both titles in Tell City invitational

    TELL CITY - Perry Central had six of the top 11 finishers as it won Tell City's seven-team junior high boys cross country invitational Thursday.

    The Commodores scored 25 points, 45 ahead of runner-up Heritage Hills. Tell City finished sixth with 138 points.

    Perry Central also won the girls title, edging Heritage Hills 46-47. Tell City was fifth with 103 point.

    Tell City's Tori Payne won the girls race in 13:18, 25 seconds ahead of runner-up Sarah Lindsey of South Spencer. But Perry Central had four of the next 10 finishers.

  • New book will interest TC fans

    Ron Eaton has just written a book called "Local Legends: The Stories Behind the Headlines - 100 Years of Southwestern Indiana Sports History."

    Tell City fans should be interested in the book, as it includes three sub-chapters about Tell City legends.

    All three are in Chapter 5: 1958-1975. They are "The Lochmuellers: Father and Son Hall of Famers," "Gunner Wyman: He Did it His Way," and "Tom Kron: UK Blue Through and Through."

  • Braves outhit TC

    LYNNVILLE - Laura Lochmueller made 17 kills and 11 blocks as Tecumseh beat Tell City 25-6, 25-14, 25-21 in PAC volleyball Thursday.

    No Tell City statistics from the match were available.

    Tecumseh won the junior varsity match 25-22, 25-24.

    Megan Austin made eight kills and Josalyn Ress six for Tell City. Hana Reed had eight assists.

    Cassidy Barnhill made 10 digs and Devon Lott added seven.

    Tell City's JV also lost to Forest Park Tuesday.

  • Pioneers spike PC

    BOONVILLE - Megan Broshears made 11 kills as Boonville defeated Perry Central 25-9, 25-9, 25-11 in volleyball Thursday.

    Jessica Huber and Deidra Dickerson each made three kills to lead Perry Central. Sloan Harpenau had six assists.

    Huber went 16 for 21 spiking overall.

    Hilarie Hahus made 12 digs and Dickerson made two blocks.

    Boonville won the junior varsity match 25-17, 25-22. Olivia Schroeder made five kills and served three aces for Perry Central.

  • Commodores rush past Marksmen

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central's offensive linemen opened some nice holes and the Commodore running backs hit them well Friday.

    The Commodores rushed for 421 yards as they defeated Tell City 42-0.

    Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer said his offensive line's "timing is pretty good right now. The big thing we're trying to work on right now is the push after contact so those holes don't suddenly get smaller."

    The Commodore backs also showed good timing in hitting the holes as soon as they opened. And they also gained some key yardage after getting through the line.

  • Al Anon offers two podcasts for families

    PERRY COUNTY - Two new podcasts from Al Anon Family Groups describe how relatives and friends deal with the confusion and fear that a loved one's drinking can cause.

    "All six parts of the series, 'First Steps to Al Anon Recovery,' will be available by free subscription at www.AlAnonFamilyGroups.org," said Nicolette Stephens, information analyst for Al Anon's World Service Office.

  • Pioneer Days Oct. 3-4

    TROY - A beard contest and car show are only two of the many events going on for Troy Pioneer Days Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4.

    Friday events include Crosswinds performing from 6 to 9 p.m. and the beer garden opening at 5 p.m.

    Events Saturday begin with car-show registration at 8 a.m. The beer garden opens at noon with the pet show at 1 p.m. Other events include a talent show, fireworks and music by Tammy Cassidy.

    Food will be served both days and souvenirs include Troy history books, cook-books and T-shirts.

  • Hubert seeks sponsors

    TELL CITY - Ashley Hubert, who was crowed Miss Schweizer Fest 2008, will compete at the state festival pageant Nov. 8 at the Indianapolis Adams Mark Hotel.

    She is looking for Perry County businesses or individuals who want to promote themselves statewide as her sponsor.

    Any business or person interested can stop by or call Cinderella's at 547-1051 to fill out a sponsor form.

  • FSA extends sign-up deadline for programs

    ROCKPORT - Farmers in Perry and Spencer counties who were attempting to meet a Sept. 16 deadline for certain disaster assistance programs but couldn't due to the impacts of the remnants of Hurricane Ike have until Sept. 29 to file at the Spencer-Perry Farm Service Agency Office near Rockport.

  • Story-time series begins Sept. 30 in TC

    TELL CITY - It's registration time for kids who want to attend Small Talk: Listening With Our Hearts - Signing With Our Hands story time series at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.

    The series is for children ages 2 to 6 years old and features songs, games, crafts and a video that teaches children how to sign beginning words and phrases.