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Today's News

  • Braves win last 3 sets to nip Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City had trouble handling Tecumseh’s hard hits the last three games and lost 20-25, 19-25, 25-16, 25-20, 15-13 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    The match started promisingly for the Marksmen as they made at least nine kills in the first game and never trailed in it.
    Kammie Jo Hayes served six consecutive points to put the Marksmen in control of the second game 15-8. They led by at least five the rest of that game.

  • Boonville defeats Tell City

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    BOONVILLE—Tell City lost three fumbles in a in a 42-14 football loss to Boonville Friday.
    The Marksmen fumbled on their second play from scrimmage. Boonville picked up the loose ball and returned it 26 yards to the Marksmen’s 3-yard line.
    Boonville tailback Luke Conner scored on the next play.
    Tell City Coach Josh Teague said, ”The first fumble on the first drive really hurt us, but like anything in life you have to overcome it. We didn’t come ready to play.”

  • Defense, Wright’s runs carry Perry Central past Tecumseh

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Creek Wright ran for 225 yards and Perry Central played its best defensive game to beat Tecumseh 28-7 in football Friday.
    Ian Seim scored Tecum-seh’s only touchdown on a 36-yard run on a counter play with 7:57 left in the second quarter.
    The Braves gained only 90 total yards on their other 29 rushing plays, though. And they completed only 9 of 23 passes for 88 yards, with most of the completions being short screen plays.

  • Tell City man jailed after fleeing police, ramming trooper’s car

    PERRY COUNTY – An attempt to pull over a wanted Tell City man early Saturday resulted in a lengthy vehicle pursuit and suspect in jail.

    Around 12:40 a.m. Saturday, Trooper Jeremy Galloway was patrolling Ninth Street in Tell City when he watched a 2009 Pontiac G6 disregard a stop sign at Ninth and Steuben streets. Galloway recognized the vehicle as that belonging to 30-year-old Blake Hensley of Tell City, state police staid. Galloway knew that Hensley had an active arrest warrant through Warrick County for battering a police officer. 

  • Man dies at scene of off-road vehicle accident near Evanston

    EVANSTON – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a Spencer County Man who was found dead at the scene of an off-road accident Sunday evening.
    Jerome Meunier, 60, of Evanston was ejected from the ORV he was operating after it left the roadway and flipped over. He was found by another person passing by the location.  It is unknown how long Meunier was there before he was found. 
    CPR was administered by first responders without success and Meunier was pronounced dead at the scene by the Spencer County Coroner’s Office.

  • Rome 4-H’er wins horse association award

    ROME – Tinley Jones the daughter of Tim and Tabitha Jones of Rome was chosen to receive the 2017 Haflinger Horse Award. This year’s horse is a filly, named Abbigail MFRH, and donated by Brent and Holly Leininger of Michigan along with their children, Katie, Stephanie, Kenzie, Ben, Madeline and Jed.

    The award was given by the Indiana Haflinger Horse Association to an Indiana 4-H’er who participated in Horse and Pony competition. 

  • TC senior a National Merit semifinalist

    TELL CITY – Leo Simpson, senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School has been named a National Merit Semifinalist. Leo plans to attend Purdue University and major in Engineering and also pursue a graduate degree in Computer Science. Leo is the son of Kenneth and Sandra Simpson.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Esarey

    Gilbert and Ruth Esarey of Bristow will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house on Oct. 1st at Bristow Community Center from 1:30-3:30 Central time.

    Gilbert Esarey and Ruth Harpenau were married on Sept. 30, 1952, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Perry County.  Their attendants were Agnes (Harpenau) Hosler, James King, Peggy (Schellenberg) Harpenau and James Harpenau. 

  • Street tagging
  • A county full of chronicles

    Stuart Cassidy

    Staff Writer

    news@perry countynews.com