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Today's News

  • Cornerstone graduates honored

    Siblings Jack and Rebecca Shearn, 2014 graduates of Cornerstone Christian School, were honored with a luncheon April 6 by Freewill Baptist Church.

    The Shearns are the children of Brad and Melissa Shearn of Hawesville, Ky. And have attended Cornerstone since kindergarten.

    During a Sunday service, the Rev. L.C. Garrett acknowledged them, saying “ the church is so pleased to recognize  two outstanding young people that have been a consistent asset to both our school and church.”

  • Social News

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at the post home in Tell City. President Charlotte Lindauer will preside. All members are encouraged to attend

  • Social News

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at the post home in Tell City. President Charlotte Lindauer will preside. All members are encouraged to attend

  • Redevelopment officials approve more jail bills

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Redevelopment Authority approved April 9 what they noted was one of the lowest amounts they’ve seen in bills for jail-construction services.

    Invoices for $10,576.51 and $4,868.40 were submitted by the DLZ architectural-engineering consulting firm of Indianapolis. Another from lead contractor Craftsman Construction of Huntingburg, amounted to $246,293.42. From it, $4,832.53 was withheld as retainage to be paid once the job is deemed to be completed satisfactorily.

  • Board to meet with Fish & Wildlife on Eagles Bluff issue

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation Department is still working on getting a restriction on its deed to Eagles Bluff Park lifted so it can install campsites for recreational vehicles there.

    Such sites are forbidden under terms of the deed set when the parks department purchased the land from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in 2000. The reason given for the restriction was the campsites could disturb bald eagles possibly living or feeding there.

  • Arbor Day labor

    “The reason we’re celebrating tree-planting is a thing called Arbor Day,” District Forester Carl Hauser explains to students at William Tell Elementary School Friday morning.

  • Officials differ on ambulance pact

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – Perry County commissioners will continue a discussion Tuesday about whether to sign a five-year contract to have Perry County Memorial Hospital continue providing ambulance service for the county.

    Meeting at Perry Central Community School Tuesday because the county courthouse where they normally meet is undergoing renovations, they drew an audience of approximately 20 people.

  • Perry Central second in triangular

    HUNTINGBURG—Nic Pierrard shot 49 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Southridge won with 163 strokes. Perry Central shot 219 and Tecumseh 261.
    Besides Pierrard, Perry Central scorers were Eric Schepers with 55, Coby Aders 57, and Zach James 58.
    Travis Brown, who shot 59, and Jimmy Graves, 63, also played for Perry Central.
    Southridge senior Tyler Gray, who has signed to play for the University of Evansville, was the medalist with a 2-under-par 33.

  • Paoli sweeps match with Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Paoli won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in girls tennis Thursday.
    The closest match was in No. 3 singles, where Jessica Fullington beat Kelsey Gowers 6-2, 7-5.
    Abbie Franklin shut out Cassie Bryant 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles, and Lexie Osborn beat Addie Peter 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2.
    Hannah Balsmeyer and Luci Waynick blanked Mercedes Mendez and Megan Teague 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Commodores split two games

    LEOPOLD—Austin Linne pitched a five-hitter as Perry Central beat Corydon 6-1 in baseball Friday.
    Linne struck out five and walked four.
    “He threw strikes and was consistent,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He really did a good job working ahead in the count today.”
    Rosendo Gonzalez and Anthony Mosby each went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s six-hit attack.
    Luke Hubert and Zane Gayer each added one hit.
    Gonzalez, Mosby and Gayer each drove in two runs.