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Today's News

  • Perry Central falls to Crawford County 4-2

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s seventh-inning rally fell short in a 4-2 baseball loss to Crawford County Monday.
    Crawford County scored two runs in the fourth inning and two in the sixth to build a 4-0 lead.
    In the bottom of the seventh Gavin Poole reached base to start Perry Central’s rally. He scored one out later on Ethan Myler’s double.
    Kage Kiplinger followed with another double to score Myler.
    But a pop-up to the shortstop and a ground ball to the pitcher ended the game.

  • HRs power Tell City past South Central

    TELL CITY—Tecumseh scored two runs in the seventh inning to overtake Tell City for a 4-3 PAC baseball victory Saturday.
    Logan Gaynor drove in two runs with a line drive up the middle to give Tell City a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning.
    Preston Hendershot pitched the first 6 1/3 innings for Tell City and left with that lead still intact and no one on base.
    Travis Burchett relieved him and gave up the tying and go-ahead runs.
    Steven Molinet threw a five-hitter for Tecumseh, striking out 11.

  • Kohnert 2nd 4 times in PAC track meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert came a quarter-inch short of making Tell City history in the PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Or two inches. Or 1.11 seconds. Or all of the above.
    Kohnert placed second in four events to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team meet with 67 points. Heritage Hills won with 137.5.
    Last year Kohnert became only the fourth Tell City athlete to make all-conference in three sports in one school year.

  • Dance Haven to offer more classes

    TELL CITY – Dance Haven, dance studio of Tell City held its first recital Saturday, May 6, since their opening. The Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium held over 700 fans of the 113 dance students, from ages 3 years to teens, that performed.

  • Oakwood art contest entries due by June 5

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will hold an art competition for local artists in the community as part of a wellness event.

    Trilogy Health Services holds its annual T200 Bike Run to raise health and wellness awareness. This year, Oakwood Health Campus was chosen as the location for the finish line to the event.

    As part of the finish line festivities, an art competition is being held. It is open to all local artists and to any art media category.

  • Lincolnland Drone Fest coming to Santa Claus Saturday

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Feature Writer

     

    Want to learn more about drones and watch some of the best drone pilots around race their aircraft? Mark this Saturday, May 13, on your calendar and plan to be in Yellig Park in Santa Claus. History will be made that day with the first Santa Claus Cup  Drone Competition and Lincoln Land Drone Fest.

     According to Aaron Begle, a drone enthusiast who has helped to train people in the use of the aircraft in places as far away as Hawaii, the event will be both recreational and educational.

  • Sisters to hold summer social June 2-3

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, will hold their 150th anniversary summer social on Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana.

    Social hours will be from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

  • JFK Pool opening May 31

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open Wednesday, May 31, at noon, for the 2017 summer season. Hours for opening day will be from noon to 5 p.m.

    Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

    Admission will be $5 per person for anyone over 4 years of age, and 4 and under are free. Anyone under 8 years old must be accompanied by someone 13 years or older, no exceptions.

    Pool passes are available at City Hall or at the pool. The cost is $80 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Award-winning artist eyes future in creative field

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County native Callie Poehlein has seen success as an art student, evolving in her creativity like one of her award-winning pieces.

    She wasn’t always set on art for a career path. In high school, she was set on going into a science field, but upon taking a class as a senior, art became her pursuit. “I realized I was pretty good at it,” she said.

    She is now majoring in studio art with a 2-dimensional emphasis.

  • Poppy program Friday-Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – Red crepe paper poppies will be available Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13, at two Tell City locations, Nobles IGA and Cash Savers. The program is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Legion 213 Auxiliary.

    Volunteers will take part in the nation-wide program in memory of the citizen soldiers who gave their lives in the cause of freedom. Funds collected on Poppy Days are used to assist veterans and their families.