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Today's News

  • Doubles help Vikings defeat Perry Central

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey hit six doubles and scored in every inning of an 11-2 baseball win over Perry Central Saturday.
    The Vikings outhit Perry Central 12-4 and also took advantage of seven errors by the Commodores.
    Bryce Ridener pitched the first 4 1⁄3 innings for Perry Central, striking out four and walking five.
    Payton Thompson pitched the last 1 2⁄3 innings, walking one and striking out none.

  • Rebels rout Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer had 13 hits but walks and errors were also key differences as the Rebels beat Tell City 13-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    South Spencer pitchers Jon Stallings and Trey Toler did not walk anyone and their teammates backed them with errorless defense.
    Tell City committed four errors and walked five.
    Kobe Stephens led off the game with a walk against Rhett Baumeister.

  • Cannelton has 23 hits in victory

    CANNELTON—Tristan Simmons and Jeff Kendall combined for eight hits and 11 RBIs as Cannelton annihilated Grace Baptist 23-1 in baseball Tuesday.
    “They’re only in their second year (of having a baseball team) so they’re still kind of finding their way through it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “But I can’t take anything away from my guys—we hit the ball hard.”
    Cannelton built a 15-1 lead in the first two innings as Simmons hit a double in each inning.

  • Marksman boys outrun Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Strong performances in the distance races led Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 54 points, Northeast Dubois 35, and Tecumseh 4. The Marksmen won eight of the nine events that were completed.
    “We had the top three in the shot put and top two in the long jump, but one Northeast Dubois kid hadn’t jumped or thrown yet so they didn't count,” noted Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.

  • Perry Central’s big inning leads to win over Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored seven runs in the second inning and cruised to an 11-4 rain-shortened girls softball win over Tell City Monday.
    The game was scoreless going into the bottom of the second inning. But Perry Central then loaded the bases with no outs on Madison Guillaume’s bloop single to left field, Lexi Aders’ single off the third-base bag, and a walk to Casey James.
    Tell City still had chances to get out of the inning.

  • And the choir sang

    Oakwood Health Campus has started a choir that will meet weekly. Above, the group practices for a performance at Oakwood’s volunteer recognition to be held April 23 for all community volunteers. The group is led by Debra Rickleman, life enrichment assistant, Pictured in the front row from left to right are Alice Kiesel, Mary Thrasher, Katie Wagner and Sue Feix. In the back row are Kieth Gelhausen and Rosella Wilson.

  • Students of the Month

    The following TCJSHS students were chosen as the February students of the month. Pictured from left to right are Madison Mathena, Jessie Wheatley, Derrian Zabel, and Travis Brinksneader. The students were nominated and chosen by teachers. They received T-shirts, breakfast at Julie's Tell Street Café and a $10 Walmart gift card as part of the recognition.
     

  • Perry Central Captains Club recognizes, rewards academic achievements

    LEOPOLD –  Perry Central Elementary uses the Acuity test to assess students’ strengths and weaknesses in grade- level standards to help teachers guide classroom and individualized instruction.  

    Recently, the Captains Club hosted a pizza party to honor students who either raised their Acuity scores or maintained a high level of performance on Acuity tests or standards-based grading topics during the school’s third quarter.

  • TCJSHS to honor students for academic achievement

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior Senior High School will hold its annual honors program for students in grades seven through 12 beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the school auditorium.

  • Welcome home to Perry County

    SHAWN JONES
    GUEST COLUMNIST

    So, you're new in town and you don't know anyone? Hello, my name is Shawn Jones and that's what I went though when my family and I moved here 10 years ago. We moved to Perry County in 2004 from St. Joe, Mich. for my husband's position as accounting manager at ATTC Manufacturing.