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Today's News

  • Plott hound fans returning July 26-29

    Due to an editor’s error the dates for Plott Day were incorrect in Thursday’s edition. The event is set for July 26-29, not July 19-22 as reported in the original story. We regret the mistake.

     

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    TELL CITY – Fans of a particular breed of hunting hound are hot on a trail leading them to Perry and Hancock counties next week for four days of shows, bench trials and camaraderie.Events are scheduled July 26-29.

  • County to return property to its donors

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A small tract of land east of Branchville held by the county highway department for the last 65 years will soon be deeded back to the original property owners. The Guillaume family donated the acre of ground near the Leopold-Oriole Road junction to the county in 1951 and a garage, which still stands, was erected on the site.

  • Citizens Police Academy graduation

     

  • SIRS launches music therapy

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Resource Solutions welcomes Eva Esarey, a board certified music therapist and 2014 Indiana University-Purdue University graduate to its community service team.

    The organization is excited to add music therapy to their wide array of services for people with developmental disabilities in Dubois, Perry, Spencer, Warrick and Vanderburgh counties. Music therapy is the prescribed use of music and musical interventions for the purpose of restoring, maintaining and improving emotional, physical, physiological and spiritual health and well-being.

  • Folk art on display at abbey library

    Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Posey County folk artist Tom Wintczak. The show will run from July 17 through Aug. 31.

    The “Value in Folk Art” exhibit includes ceramics in the style of Early American settlers and Fraktur painting that was used to embellish documents of various kinds. Wintczak is inspired by early folk art, but does not make reproductions. He uses the old tools and techniques to express his values and tell his story.

  • Beatles tribute returns to Lincoln City

    LINCOLN CITY – Back for a return engagement at the Lincoln Amphitheatre, Hard Day’s Night first graced the Amphitheatre’s stage in October 2015 to much fanfare and a fantastic reception.

  • Beard rebounds well in IBCA showcase

    INDIANAPOLIS – Tell City junior forward/center Braeden Beard rebounded well as he participated in the 15th annual Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/IHSAA Underclass Boys Showcase Wednesday.

    No statistics were kept, but Beard said he was probably the leading rebounder on his team in the three games it played. “I think I did pretty good rebounding.

    “I was probably in the middle (of the team) in scoring.”

    He played both inside and outside and said he “hit a couple of three-pointers.”

  • Marksmen sweep PC

    TELL CITY ­– Preston Hendershot hit an RBI double and was the winning pitcher as Tell City beat Perry Central 4-1 in summer baseball Tuesday.

    Caleb Malcomson had two RBIs for Tell City.

    Hendershot pitched the first 4 2/3 innings and Bryson Naviaux got the last out for the save.

    “Both pitchers looked very good and seemed to be throwing harder than they were in the spring,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “We played pretty good defense behind them.”

  • Another IU alum could win World Series

    LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    Last year a player drafted from Indiana University in 2014 helped the Chicago Cubs win the World Series.

    Boston Red Sox fans are hoping another IU player from that draft class can help them do the same thing this year.

    IU is known more for producing professional basketball players. But in 2014 Kyle Schwarber was chosen in the first round of Major League Baseball’s draft by the Cubs and first baseman Sam Travis was chosen in the second round by the Red Sox.

  • PC will have first-year player at QB

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central held its summer varsity football camp last week and is still sorting out who will likely play where. But it seems certain that a player with no high school football experience will start at quarterback.

    At the end of last season Coach Greg Gibson thought Christian Hagan, who started for the JV team last year, would be his varsity quarterback this year. But Hagan’s family moved to Tell City this summer.