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Today's News

  • Cemetery upkeep in public’s eye as holiday nears

    CANNELTON – With Memorial Day fast approaching, Cannelton’s city-owned cemeteries will be ready for weekend visitors paying their respects to generations of veterans. That was the message Street Commissioner David Marsh gave to the Cannelton Common Council last Monday.

    “We’re spending just about every hour we can up there. It’s been a wet spring and the grass has grown fast,” Marsh said. “We’ve fallen a little behind, but we’ll get there.”

  • Close call
  • Zuelly joins Perry County News ad staff

    TELL CITY – Cindy Dauby, advertising manager of the Perry County News and the Spencer County Journal-Democrat welcomed Alexa Zuelly to the Perry County News staff last week.

    Zuelly lives in Hawesville, Ky., with her husband, Ryan, and 4-month-old-son, Caslin. She is the daughter of Roger and Pam McCaslin, also of Hawesville, and is the daughter-in-law of Steve and Patty Seibert.

    Zuelly earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Northern Kentucky University. 

    She will handle local advertising accounts in Perry County.

  • Board bids farewell to retiring administrator

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In the waning days of the school year, Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. educators and students reflected last week on accomplishments as they gear up for a time of academic adventure.

    During its meeting May 12, the school board recognized Assistant Superintendent Bruce Chinn’s 35 years as an educator and administrator. Chinn announced last year he would retire at the end of the current term and May’s meeting was expected to be his last.

  • Marksmen extend streak to 8 before falling to Pats

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—When a team gets on a roll, it finds ways to win close matches. That was the case for Tell City’s girls tennis team in its recent winning streak.
    The Marksmen beat Pike Central 3-2 in a PAC match Saturday to extend that streak to eight matches.
    Cassie Bryant in No. 2 singles and Kelsey Gowers in No. 3 singles won straight-sets matches before a 90-minute rain delay.

  • Lanesville defeats Bulldogs

    LANESVILLE—Two walks and two hit batsmen helped Lanesville score six runs in the first inning and beat Cannelton 14-4 in baseball Tuesday.
    Cannelton scored three runs in the top of the first inning with one of its best offensive innings of the season.
    Three of Cannelton’s first four batters reached base and Jayden Morris singled to left field to score Damon Powers and Bryce Garrett.
    One out later, Logan Northener also singled to drive home Bailey Maffia.
    The Bulldogs could have scored even more but left the bases loaded.

  • Perry Central falls twice

    CORYDON—Perry Central had 12 hits, committed only one error, and walked only two batters but lost to Corydon 11-4 in baseball Tuesday.
    Corydon had 13 hits but put them together.
    Grant Pund went 3 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead Perry Central’s offense. “It was good to see him get back on track,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.
    Trey Mullis, Ethan Myler and Bryce Ridener each added two hits.
    Freshman John Bashor was Perry Central’s starting pitcher. He walked two and struck out one in 3 1/3 innings.

  • Tell City girls outhit Raiders

    TELL CITY—Tell City pounded out 14 hits in a 9-2 PAC softball win over Southridge Monday.
    Chelsey Billings and Morgan Schuetter each had three hits for the Marksmen and Hayley Fackler and Rachel Malone each added two.
    Fackler and Emili Stephens each hit a double. Madison Schuetter led the Marksmen in RBIs with three.
    “I was happy with the girls’ patience and pitch selection at the plate,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Everyone hit the ball very hard this evening.”

  • PC nips Wolfpack in 8

    MARENGO—Perry Central scored three runs in the eighth inning to edge Crawford County 11-10 in PLAC softball Monday.
    Perry Central built a 7-0 lead before the Wolfpack had a six-run fifth inning to get back in the game.
    “The top of their batting order hits the ball really, really hard,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “It took them a while to catch up to Autumn (Lain, Perry Central’s pitcher), but when they did they really hit the heck out of the ball.”

  • Burchett hits 2 more HRs in loss to Cougars

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City gave up 13 unearned runs in a 16-10 baseball loss to North Harrison Saturday, but Travis Burchett’s power hitting kept the Marksmen in the game most of the way.
    Burchett, a freshman designated hitter/outfielder/pitcher/first baseman, hit two more home runs to give him five in five games for the week.
    He hit a grand slam deep over the left-field fence in the third inning to tie the game 7-7.