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Today's News

  • Cash Waggner clinches women’s season crown

    TELL CITY – Playing shorthanded, Cash Waggner still won both its games Thursday to claim the Tell City Women’s Softball League regular-season title Thursday.

    Cash Waggner beat Alpine 23-2 and EverBody’s Fitness Center 12-2 to finish the season 7-0.

    Cash Waggner’s other game with Alpine this season was rained out in the first inning and not completed because it would not affect the final standings.

  • Former Tell City star still has love for the game

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Sports Editor

     

    EVANSVILLE – Tell City native Andy Brunner can thank his parents, John and Jenny, for getting him involved with sports.

    With his parents’ support, Brunner played sports throughout his childhood, becoming a three-sport athlete for the Marksmen; playing football, basketball and baseball all four years of high school before graduating in 2009.

  • Stepping Stones now enrolling for 3-year-old class

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool is accepting registrations for students in the 3-year-old preschool class for the 2015-16 school year beginning Monday, Aug. 31.

    Students 3 years old have an option of attending classes from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday for $65 per month or Monday, Wednesday and Thursday for $80 per month. Children must be 3 years old by December 2015 and must be fully potty trained. Extended childcare hours, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., will be available for an additional fee.

  • Community Events; July 20

    Book sale  at library Wednesday-Friday

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will hold a large book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24. The sale will take place in the bookmobile garage located behind the library.

     

    Maxon luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 4

     

  • Summertime fun
  • Tell City teaching tools to serve as Indiana model

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY -– With Tell City Junior Senior High School named a Four Star School earlier this year, and William Tell Elementary annually deemed high performing, the Tell City School Corp. will lend it’s teaching tools as a framework of success for others across the state.

  • Camp with a Cop
  • Stretch of Indiana 66 near Grandview to close today

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced the temporary closure of a bridge on Indiana 66 near Grandview for repaving. On or around Monday, July 20, (today) contractors will close the bridge over Sandy Creek. The project was originally slated for July 16, but was pushed back pending the arrival of construction materials. The closure will affect the roadway from about 500 feet from either end of the bridge while crews perform a concrete overlay and work on approaches to the crossing.

  • Troy leaders table vote again, keeping new industry, residents on hold

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

    TROY – Months of debate among and between board members and Troy residents over a newly arrived industry resulted in a lengthy rezoning process. Now, delayed decisions over the company’s proposal for tax abatement have resulted in a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, at the Troy Fire Station.

  • IHSAA needs to adapt, make moratorium changes

    Zane Clodfelter

    Guest Columnist

     

    In past issues, I’ve called on the IHSAA to make progressive changes to adapt to today’s sports scene.

    My latest plea to the IHSAA involves the one-week sports moratorium that has been in place for years and finding ways to make it equal for all high school athletes.

    Moratorium week is defined by the IHSAA as a period where “there shall be no contact between athletes and coaches, and no athletic activities, including conditioning, conducted.”