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Today's News

  • Huber leads PC to victory

    LEOPOLD - Nick Huber won four events to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.

    Perry Central scored 76.5 points, Southridge 49, and South Spencer 41.5.

    Huber won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.34 seconds and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 42.9.

    He ran the 200 dash for the first time and won it in 23.18.

    He teamed with Michael Ernst, Zach Hagedorn and Todd Gehlhausen to win the 1600 relay in 3:37.

    Ernst ran a 50.75 lap on that relay and also won the 800 run in 2:05.

  • Perry Central loses three games

    CORYDON - Perry Central committed seven errors in an 18-9 baseball loss to Corydon Monday.

    Corydon had 13 hits and also took advantage of several walks.

    Bo Gibson, the first of six Perry Central pitchers, took the loss. He walked four and struck out one in 11?3 innings.

    Ryan Hanan went 2 for 4 to lead Perry Central's seven-hit attack and Ryan Kessens drove in two runs.

    Adam Riley went 5 for 5 with seven RBIs for Corydon.

  • Marksmen overtake Huskies in 6th inning

    EVANSVILLE - Tell City rallied for three runs with two outs in the sixth inning to beat Evansville North 5-4 in baseball Tuesday.

    The Marksmen trailed 3-2 entering the sixth and their first two batters that inning flied out.

    Eric Henrickson then reached base on an error by the second baseman and Andy Chinn followed with a single.

    Walks to Jason Hackbarth and Cody Pfeifer produced the tying run.

    Two more runs scored as Jordan Rhodes reached base on an error by the shortstop.

    North outhit Tell City 8-6 but committed three errors and walked nine batters.

  • Tell City shuts out Perry Central

    LEOPOLD - Josalyn Ress pitched a one-hitter and Tell City used a big first inning to beat Perry Central 7-0 in girls softball Monday.

    Ress struck out eight and walked two.

    "She pitched smart in the way she moved the ball around," said Tell City Coach Dusty Beard.

    Perry Central's Hilarie Hahus opened the bottom of the first inning with a single to right field. But she was doubled off first base after Tell City catcher Kyli Smithson caught Morgan Gibson's popped up bunt attempt.

  • Muddy business
  • Musician advances in USIdol contest, to perform April 18

    Competition is part of larger event that will feature 25 live bands, dance acts, drum lines

    TELL CITY - A Tell City musician profiled in an April 3 News story has earned the right to compete in the semifinal round of USIdol, a talent competition to be conducted April 18 and 19 at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville.

  • Pandemic-flu exercise planned

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Health Department, Indiana State Department of Health and Purdue University will have a tabletop exercise on pandemic flu today from noon to 3 p.m. in the Perry County Courthouse Commissioners Room.

    The pandemic-flu scenario will help local agencies understand and plan for a worst-case scenario.

    For more information call the health department at 547-2746.

  • County council contenders communicate concerns

    Democrats describe issues they deem important

    TELL CITY - Democratic contenders for county-council seats converged in the Schergens Center Tuesday to tell attendees at a candidates forum, through opening remarks and by answering questions, why they're seeking election or re-election.

    Sponsored by The Perry County News and Perry County Chamber of Commerce, the event was moderated by News Editor Vince Luecke and broadcast live by radio station WLME 102.7 FM.

  • News staffers claim five writing awards

    Newspaper honored again for hard-hitting editorials

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Perry County News brought home five writing awards, including a first-place honor, from Friday's 2008 editorial awards luncheon sponsored by Landmark Community Newspapers Inc.

    Winners were announced Friday at the conclusion of LCNI's annual editorial meeting. The Shelbyville, Ky.-based company owns The News and more than 50 other community newspapers.

    Managing Editor Kevin Koelling won first place in the category for editorial writing.

  • Hunting Big Game