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Today's News

  • Minor league champs
  • Seventh-inning rally lifts Cash Waggner to tourney win

    TELL CITY – Cash Waggner & Associates rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge Tri-State Service & Maintenance 9-8 to win the Tell City Women’s Softball League playoff tourney Tuesday.

    Tri-State took an 8-4 lead in the top of the seventh with four runs on three walks, Leslie Henrickson’s three-run double, an error and a fielder’s choice.

    In the bottom of the seventh, Kim Oxley reached base on an error by the shortstop and Lauren Goffinet beat out an infield hit to start Cash Waggner’s rally.

  • Deom powers Rockport to state title

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

     

    TERRE HAUTE – Tell City native Spenser Deom hit an RBI triple and solo home run, helping Rockport Post 254 beat Floyds Knobs Post 42 13-12 Tuesday to claim its eighth Legion state championship.

    After Rockport’s Kobe Stephens led off the game with a single, Deom a hit run-producing triple to give Rockport a 1-0 lead.

  • Another country store closes its doors
  • Schweizer Fest Events

    Horseshoe tourneys planned Aug. 7-8

     

     

    TELL CITY – Zoercher-Bettinger Park at 10th and Watt Streets will host Schweizer Fest horseshoe tourneys Aug. 7 and 8.

    A bring-your-own-partner doubles tourney will be held Aug.7. Sign-in for the event begins at 6 p.m. with the competition starting at 7 p.m.

    A two-man draw-for-partner tourney will be held 5 p.m. Aug. 8. Sign-in will begin at 4:30 p.m. 

    For more information, contact Calvin Cash at (812) 631-8491.

     

  • Increased funding for community corrections

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47

     

    As your state senator, one of my goals is to make sure our communities stay safe. During the 2015 legislative session, the General Assembly prioritized funding for community corrections programs that emphasize rehabilitation for low-level offenders.

  • Public hearing held to discuss possible public-safety tax

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Council announced at its regular monthly meeting Thursday that a public hearing will be held Aug. 12 regarding a proposed public safety local option income tax.

    Because of state time constraints this will be the only meeting held regarding this matter. It will start at 6 p.m. at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

  • ATV accident in Rockport results in death of 11-year-old

    ROCKPORT – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an all-terrain-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday morning, July 26, at around 11:25 a.m. in Spencer County. Indiana Conservation Officers Timothy Kaiser and Josue Flores responded to the ATV accident fatality in Rockport.

  • Local quilters to be represented in Jasper exhibit

    JASPER – The Jasper Community Arts Commission will host its summer exhibit by work of the Patoka Valley Quilters Guild Aug. 4-30 at the Krempp Gallery, located in the Jasper Arts Center.

    Quilts and pieces of fiber art representing a variety of techniques – from traditional pieces and appliquéd quilts, machine and hand-stitched works – to some cutting edge art and decorate pieces, will be on display.

    A public reception with cash bar is planned from 5 to 6 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 6.

  • Local quilters to be represented in Jasper exhibit

    JASPER – The Jasper Community Arts Commission will host its summer exhibit by work of the Patoka Valley Quilters Guild Aug. 4-30 at the Krempp Gallery, located in the Jasper Arts Center.

    Quilts and pieces of fiber art representing a variety of techniques – from traditional pieces and appliquéd quilts, machine and hand-stitched works – to some cutting edge art and decorate pieces, will be on display.

    A public reception with cash bar is planned from 5 to 6 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 6.