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Today's News

  • Pierrard propels Perry Central past Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Aaron Pierrard won two individual events and two relays to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 66 points to edge Southridge by one point. South Spencer was third with 36.
    Pierrard won the 1600-meter run in 4:37 and the 3200 in 10:13.
    He teamed with Michael Schwartz, John Bashor and Marcus Graham to win the 3200 relay in 8:46.
    Schwartz, Creek Wright, Luke Hilgenhold and Pierrard won the 1600 relay in 3:39.
    Wright, a freshman, also won the 400 dash in 55.7 seconds.

  • Late run propels Marksmen past Paoli

    TELL CITY—Chelsey Billings scored an unearned run in the sixth inning to lift Tell City past Paoli 2-1 in softball Saturday.
    Billings led off the inning with a single and advanced to second on an error by the first baseman.
    She stole third base and continued home on an error by the third baseman.
    The Marksmen scored their first run in the fourth inning on singles by Hayley Fackler and Morgan Schuetter.
    Tell City had four hits, with Emili Stephens getting one in the second inning.

  • Vikings trounce Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—North Posey scored at least two runs in every inning to beat Perry Central 12-2 in baseball Saturday.
    The Vikings had 12 hits and took advantage of four Perry Central errors as they won the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    Perry Central had six hits but did not put enough together to score until the fifth inning.
    Grant Pund doubled home one run that inning and the other one scored on a passed ball.
    Pund went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central.
    The Commodores made decent contact, striking out only three times.

  • Rebels rout Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—It’s not a good sign for a baseball team when it has more errors than hits. That was the case for Tell City in Saturday’s 11-1 loss to South Spencer.
    The Rebels took advantage of Tell City’s seven errors, as well as some passed balls and wild pitches, nine walks and two hit batsmen.

  • 10-run inning propels Tell City past Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 10 runs with two outs in the fourth inning to beat Perry Central 14-6 in softball Monday.
    The Marksmen made consistent contact throughout, as they never struck out. But they trailed 4-3 entering the bottom of the third.
    Emili Stephens quickly tied the score by hitting a shot to left field that hit the top of the fence and then bounced over for a home run.

  • For the media, traditional values still matter

    Lee Hamilton

    Center for Congress

     

    I have been involved in politics and policy-making for more than 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They’re not what you might think, however.

  • Cannelton gearing up for Project ACES

    CANNELTON – If you feel the ground shake slightly May 6, don’t get nervous. It’s just millions of children all over the world exercising simultaneously. With childhood obesity on the rise and young children showing risk factors for heart disease, children are starting to fight back.

    Project ACES is an acronym for All Children Exercise Simultaneously. Len Saunders, a physical-education teacher from New Jersey, started it in 1989. Len and HJ Saunders, of The Youth Fitness Coalition, now organize the event each year.

  • Court and Police Records; April 16

    Arrests

     

    • Nathaniel H. Sommer, 19, of 10246 Tanzy Road, Cannelton, April 9, on a warrant for failure to appear.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $605 bail.

    • Codi L. Metz, 25, of 27 Rolling Pines Drive, Tell City, April 11, on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    She was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $205 bail.

  • We enforce the laws to save lives

    JOHN ALLEN

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    If there is one thing I could urge all motorists – drivers, passengers, front seat, back seat, all ages – to do every time you get in a vehicle, it’s buckle up.

    It is the single-most effective way to avoid being killed in a crash. Would you ever ride a roller coaster without the harness down? Would you ever skydive without a parachute? When you ride in a motor vehicle without a seat belt, you are taking a huge risk. One you can’t afford.

  • Social News; April 16

    THE ST. MICHAEL ST. ANN SOCIETY will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 20, in Father Marendt Hall. There will be a business meeting, bingo and refreshments. Hostesses will be Rachel Schaefer, Pauline Thorn, Virginia White and Helen Wittman.