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Today's News

  • S ocial News; May 28

    THE PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY will have its annual spring membership meeting and appreciation breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, in the new PCMH education room. 

  • Community Events; May 28

    St. Paul’s TGIF set for Friday

     

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host its annual “TGIF” from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, May 29, in the church parking lot.

    Entertainment will be provided by Leo Gronquist and friends. Food and drinks will be available.

    In the event of inclement weather, the event will be canceled. TGIF is free and will be open to the public.

     

    VFW breakfast buffet Saturday

     

  • Looking Back; May 23

    Taken from The News’ archives.

    70 Years Ago

    May 27, 1945

     

    • Edmund Cissna and Son of Chrisney is looking for a good reliable farm-hand. “Married man with family preferred who is familiar with modern farm equipment.

    A real opportunity for the man who is interested in learning to fit show cattle. A good salary and good house furnished.

  • TCHS Class of 2015
  • Lanesville shuts out Cannelton

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville scored 15 runs in the first inning en route to a 20-0 softball win over Cannelton Thursday.
    Lanesville outhit the Bulldogs 21-1 and also took advantage of nine Cannelton errors.
    “Sierra (Alvarez) pitched a pretty good ballgame,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Lawalin. “We just made errors.
    “Of their 20 runs, I’ll bet only four were earned. We should’ve gotten out of the first inning with the score 3-0.”
    Alvarez pitched a complete game, walking three in four innings.

  • Commodores fall twice

    REO—Kaylea Horn pitched a one-hitter as South Spencer beat Perry Central 6-0 in softball Thursday.
    Horn struck out 13 and walked none for the Rebels, who are ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 2A.
    “That’s the best pitcher I’ve seen as far as speed ever,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “She throws in the low to mid 60s (mph) consistently and she has a decent change-up.”
    Skyly Cummings hit a double off her for Perry Central’s only hit.

  • Marksmen make it to finals

    REO—One went three sets and one featured a long tiebreaker, but Tell City swept the three singles matches to beat Heritage Hills 3-2 in the South Spencer girls tennis sectional semifinals Thursday.
    The Marksmen were scheduled to face perennial favorite Castle in the championship match Saturday at 8 a.m.
    Addie Peter defeated the Patriots’ Meredith Balbach 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles Thursday.
    Cassie Bryant beat Kate Kaetzel 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in No. 2, and Kelsey Gowers beat Alexis Rube 6-3, 7-6 (9-7) in No. 3.

  • Winning a sectional won’t be easy to do

    I don’t know if any Indiana public school has ever won state titles in baseball and softball in the same season, but South Spencer has a good chance to capture that rare feat this season.
    The Rebels return all but one player from their softball team that won last year’s Class 2A state title and are ranked No. 1 again this year.
    Their top pitcher, Kaylea Horn, is 12-0 and recently threw three no-hitters in 14 days, including a perfect game against a 17-win Heritage Hills team. She also threw a perfect game against Forest Park earlier.

  • Commodores win 2 of 3

    LEOPOLD—Bryce Ridener stole a school-record five bases in one game as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 5-3 in baseball Wednesday.
    Ridener had a double and two walks in three plate appearances. He stole third base after his double and second and third after each walk.
    “He was getting a good read on the pitcher and he had the green light to run,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “Bryce is a smart base runner.”
    Several players previously shared Perry Central’s record for most steals in a game with three.

  • Tell City beats Forest Park, Crawford County

    TELL CITY—Hunter Rowe pitched a two-hitter as Tell City beat Forest Park 3-1 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    Rowe, a junior left-hander, struck out 11 and walked four as he earned his fifth win of the season.
    “Hunter Rowe was tremendous on the mound tonight,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.
    He also said Tell City’s “defense played clean despite the nasty field conditions, and that was great to see.”