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Today's News

  • Perry Central spring schedules

    Varsity Baseball
    April
    3    South Spencer    A    5:00
    4    Orleans    H    10:00
    6    Forest Park JV    H    5:00
    7    Corydon Central    A    5:30
    8    North Harrison    A    5:00
    11    North Posey    H    11:00

  • Morris named Cannelton’s MVP

    CANNELTON—Jayden Morris was named Cannelton’s boys basketball Most Valuable Player in the school’s winter sports banquet March 18.
    The MVP award was voted on by the team.
    Morris, a senior center, also received the rebounding award and shared the leading scorer award with Damon Powers, as each averaged 10.1 points per game.
    Powers received the assists award. Deven Reynolds was named the team’s most improved player in a team vote, and Caleb Cravens and Adam Terry shared the free-throw shooting award for each hitting at least 75 percent.

  • Tell City’s team will feature young lineup

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After last season’s 0-19 record, “there’s nowhere to go but up,” said Tell City girls softball coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Several young players will help the Marksmen aim in that direction, as there are nine freshmen on the 16-girl roster.
    There are only four seniors, including one transfer student and one who did not play last year. Only four players return from last year’s team.

  • Commodores feature experienced outfield

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls softball team will have a whole new infield and new pitcher as it tries to win its third consecutive PLAC title this year.
    Miranda Claise, who made All-PLAC the last two years as a pitcher, is now pitching for Lincoln Trail College.
    The three girls vying to replace her don’t have her velocity or variety of pitches yet. So more balls may be put in play against them and hit to the outfield.

  • Schwartz heads small, quick all-county team

    This is probably the shortest All-Perry County boys basketball team in the 38 years that the News has been naming them.

  • Spencer Co. man jailed after alleged home invasion

    A Santa Claus man was arrested March 17 after he allegedly broke into an Anderson Township home. Jason Z. Pennington, 35, of 675 S. Sled Run, faces a preliminary charge of residential entry. A couple allegedly found him inside their home that afternoon. Pennington left the scene but was stopped by a Perry County reserve sheriff’s deputy near New Boston. It was unclear Thursday if formal charges had been filed against Pennington.

  • Court and Police Records; March 26

    Arrests

     

    • Samantha L. Bader, 30, of 13701 Old State Road 37, Tell City, March 19, on a preliminary charge of theft.

    She was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $3,005.

    • Jordan T. Howard, 22, of 1428 11th St., Tell City, March 19, on two warrants for probation violation.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $1,205.

    • Samantha J. Payne, 21, of 7100 Sharon Road, Apt. 406, Newburgh, March 20, on a warrant for failure to appear.

  • The Supreme Court and same-sex marriage: Is the public ready?

    Rob Schwarzwalder

     

     

    Guest Columnist

    Recently Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg intoned that it “would not take a large adjustment” for Americans readily to accept a Court decision to affirm the “right” to same-sex marriage.

    “The change in people’s attitudes on that issue has been enormous,” she told interviewers with Bloomberg News.

  • Fishing opportunities within the Hoosier National Forest

    There are many fishing opportunities throughout the Hoosier National Forest for angling enthusiasts of all ages and experience. From large lakes with concrete boat ramps and road side ponds with easy access, to small and medium lakes off the beaten path; prospects for catching fish are excellent.

    Indiana Department of Natural Resources has been doing fish surveys on many Hoosier lakes for 40 years or more. Most, if not all of the fishable lakes on the Hoosier are managed for bluegill/redear sunfish and largemouth bass populations.

  • Community Calendar; March 26

    Thursday, March 26

    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.

    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.

    Community Table, Dale Presbyterian Church, free, nutritious meals to all in need of food and fellowship. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Meal served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Doors close at 7 p.m.

    Table of Blessings will serve free hot, nutritious meals to all community members from 5 to 6 p.m. Information, call 547-0903.