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  • Tell City 1st, PC 3rd in Lincoln Trail Invitational

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard was the individual winner but Tell City had five of the top 10 finishers and seven of the top 15 as it won the nine-team Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 33 points, 48 ahead of runner-up Evansville North. Perry Central was third with 93.
    Tell City finished fourth and Perry Central fifth among seven complete teams in the girls race.

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  • Tell City shuts out Chargers

    TELL CITY—Only one match went three sets as Tell City beat Pike Central 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    Zach Fisher had to battle back from a first-set loss to beat Tanner McFarland 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 10-1 (super tiebreaker in lieu of a third set) in No. 2 singles.
    Jake Swihart beat Aaron Keepes 6-3, 6-1 in No. 1 singles and Luke Thomas beat Sam Stone 6-4, 6-3 in No. 3.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung defeated Ty Smith and Jackson Keepes 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.
    Jackson Ramsey and Chandler Lacy beat Drew Welch and Kaleb Edwards 6-0, 6-3 in No. 2.

  • Sprinkle, Commodores spike way past Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Jordan Sprinkle made 14 kills and four blocks as Perry Central beat Tell City 25-18, 25-16, 22-25, 25-18 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We played a little bit better tonight so Grace (James) could set her up, and she was a little more aggressive tonight,” Perry Central Coach Becky Genet said of Sprinkle. “She has a lot of potential.
    “Madeline (Hubert) made a lot of all-around, really nice plays. And Brittany (Parker)’s placement was great on her hits.

  • Rams rout Commodores

    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—“Their line dominated on both sides. When you do that, it’s over with.”
    That was Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson’s summation of his team’s 49-6 PLAC football loss to Paoli Friday, and he wasn’t exaggerating.
    Perry Central quarterback Lane Lynch never had adequate time to pass and ended up just 1 for 5 for 5 yards.
    The Commodores also couldn’t get their running game going. They rushed for just 59 yards on 19 carries.

  • Tell City pounds Chargers

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City rushed for 405 yards to dominate Pike Central 48-21 in PAC football Friday.
    The Marksmen also passed for 93 yards as they compiled nearly 500 yards of total offense.
    Malcolm Lincoln scored their first touchdown on a 14-yard pass from Gant Miller on a post pattern.

  • Focusing on farmers

    District 74

    Agriculture is such a large aspect of Indiana’s communities, history and economy, so each year the General Assembly addresses issues that are brought forth by farmers and those in the industry from across the state.

    I was proud this year to support various efforts dealing with agriculture ranging from the release of animal veterinary records to agricultural seed testing.

  • Community owes Officer Micah Jackson a big thank you


    Lots of people volunteer their time to worthwhile causes, but I can’t think of anyone I know who has devoted more of his time than Micah Jackson has to the Cannelton Police Department.

    Jackson has worked as a police reserve patrolman there for close to a decade and has given literally thousands of hours to the city and its residents. He’s also been a proud supporter of law enforcement across the county.

  • United Way deserves our renewed support

    United Way of Perry County’s yearly campaign is in full swing and your help is needed to make it a success. This year’s campaign hopes to raise $130,000 for support groups that provide important services in our community. Our combined gifts to United Way will help build our community and make Perry County a better place to live and work.

  • Does the News have your veteran’s photo?

    The News encourages those in the community who have dropped off veterans’  photos to pick them up at our office. We have photos of the veterans listed below that we would like to reunite with their owners.