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Today's News

  • Local pastor to speak on topic of forgiveness

    TELL CITY – Pastor, author and speaker Charles S. Areson will present a program titled Struggling with Forgiveness at 6:30 p.m. July 7, 8 and 9, at Tell City First Church of the Nazarene. 

    Areson struggled deeply with the subject of forgiveness while facing serious family problems, particularly with the alleged murder of his grandmother by a serial killer.

  • PCMH offers free health screenings at several locations

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital offers free blood pressure and glucose (sugar) screenings every Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m. inside the Tell City Wal-Mart. This free community service will also be offered by PCMH’s Home Health Department from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 9, at Twilight Towers.

  • Huebschmann wins Pan Am Masters medals in two sports

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Former Tell Citian Ray Huebschmann won the gold medal in his class at the 2015 Pan American Masters weightlifting competition June 4.
    He also won bronze medals in his class in the 50- and 100-meter breaststrokes Wednesday at the Pan Am Masters swimming competition in Medellin, Colombia.

  • Cash Waggner, Team Central to meet for league title tonight

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner and Team Central won their games handily Wednesday to set up a final showdown for Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball regular-season title.
    The two, each now 7-1, will meet in the season’s final regular-season game tonight at 7:45.
    Team Central swept a doubleheader with Ohio Valley Gas 17-1 and 14-1 Wednesday.
    No hitting statistics were available for either game.
    Baylie Little struck out nine as she pitched all four innings for Team Central in the second game.

  • Perry Central loses twinbill to Paoli

    PAOLI—Perry Central’s miscues on defense led to Paoli’s sweeping the Commodores in a junior high baseball doubleheader Wednesday.
    “They were decent, but we didn’t play as well as we have been,” said Perry Central Coach Denny Hubert. “We didn’t play with a sense of urgency - mainly on defense.”
    Perry Central turned two double plays early in the first game and led 4-2 in the fourth inning. But a dropped third strike with two outs led to two unearned runs that allowed Paoli to tie the game.

  • Jarboe’s goal is to revitalize TC soccer

    Pat Jarboe was named Tell City’s varsity soccer coach last winter and has hit the ground running to try to improve the team and its profile in the community.
    Like most of the coaches Tell City has had since starting the varsity team in 2010, Jarboe, 54, did not play soccer in high school, as no area school had soccer when he was in school.
    But he still has extensive experience in the sport.

  • Schwartz building impressive hoops resumé

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Abe Schwartz is the only Perry Central athlete to ever play on sectional championship teams in three sports in one school year.
    But basketball was always his first love of those sports and the one that he would like to coach at the youth level someday. And just entering his junior year in college, he has already compiled an impressive resumé in that sport.

  • Combs leads Typhoons in meet

    NEWBURGH—Kayla Combs scored in five individual events to lead the Tri-County Typhoons in the Newburgh Swim Club’s Summer Splash meet last weekend.
    Combs placed ninth in the age-11-12 girls 50-meter breaststroke in 49.59 seconds.
    She placed 13th in the 50 backstroke in 45.56, 15th in the 100 freestyle in 1:31.17, and 16th in the 50 free in 36.23 and in the 50 butterfly in 52.59.
    She teamed with Emma Armstrong, Claire Mowery and Mary Hollinden to place fifth in a relay in 3:13.84.
    Mowery placed 13th in the 11-12 girls 50 breast in 50.80.

  • Cash Waggner, Team Central split doubleheader

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner and Team Central split their Tell City age-11-14 girls doubleheader Tuesday, leaving them still tied for first place in the loss column.
    Each was scheduled to play other teams Wednesday. If both won, that would set up a battle between the two to decide the league title Monday.
    Team Central came from behind in Tuesday’s first game, scoring four runs in the bottom of the last inning to win 10-9.
    Two walks, a double by Addison Fella, and a single by Bailey Little tied the game.

  • Commodores sweep Blackhawks

    LEOPOLD—Colten Bland went 3 for 3 with two RBIs as Perry Central trounced Springs Valley 11-1 in the first game of a junior high baseball doubleheader Monday.
    Steven Beckman added three RBIs on a single and a walk and Christian Hagan hit an RBI double.
    Cain Hohne and Dylan Hubert combined to pitch a no-hitter for Perry Central.
    Hohne pitched the first three innings for the win, walking five and striking out two.
    Hubert pitched the last inning, walking none and striking out one.