Today's News

  • Perry Central Students of the Month

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Jordyn Clark and Rutker Howard, were recognized as April Student of the Month winners for the work ethic skill of dependability Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Cole Johnson and Colten Mitchell, were recognized as May Student of the Month winners for the work ethic skill of motivation. Prizes for these students were sponsored by Marcy’s Restaurant.

  • Bulldogs drop final season game to Paoli

    Sports Editor
    PAOLI – Cannelton’s baseball team, played in their last game of the regular season as they lost to the Paoli Rams 3-1 on Thursday.
    Rafe Garrett was the leading pitcher for the Bulldogs, throwing 6 strikeouts in 4 innings and was granted 59 pitches before being relieved by Logan Marshall. Marshall pitched for an inning and accounted for 3 strikeouts in 24 pitches thrown.
    Logan Marshall was the leading batter going 1 for 2 at the plate.

  • South Spencer edges win over Commodores

    Sports Editor
    ROCKPORT – The Perry Central Commodores lost to the South Spencer Rebels, 4-3 on Thursday.
    The Commodores collected 3 hits at the plate. Justice Cash, Madeline Labhart and Karissa Gayer each had a hit against South Spencer.
    “It has been a cat and mouse game between us and South Spencer since we drew them for the sectional. Tonight, we competed even with a few players out of position, but they did the exact same,” said Commodore head softball coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Marksmen baseball defeat Rangers

    Sports Editor
    TELL CITY – Tell City’s baseball team hosted Forest Park on Wednesday for a match on senior night as the Marksmen defeated the Rangers, 8-6.
    Tretter Lyons touched the rubber for Tell City as he pitched a complete game with 5 strikeouts thrown against Forest Park.
    Marksmen shortstop Bren Miller was the leading batter for Tell City going 3 for 4 at the plate with 2 RBIs recorded.
    Hunter Beckort was the second leading batter as he also went 2 for 3 for the night with an RBI added.

  • Commodores close season with 2 road victories

    Sports Editor
    SPRINGS VALLEY – Dylan Hubert was the winning pitcher for the Commodores with his 2 strikeouts in 5 innings pitched as Perry Central defeated Springs Valley, 4-1.
    Wes Scamahorn relieved Hubert and closed the standing out with his 23 pitches thrown.
    Cameron Bland led Perry Central at the plate with his 2 hits in 3 at bats. Reece Davis also went 2 for 3 at the plate and singled in the game.
     The Commodores collected 9 hits to Spring Valley’s 7.

  • South Spencer defeats Marksmen tennis 5-0

    Sports Editor
    ROCKPORT – The Tell City Marskmen tennis team  lost to the South Spencer Rebels  5-0 in sectional competition.
    In the No. 1 singles match, South Spencer’s Lydia Chord beaten Caitlin Teague 6-4, 6-0.
    Jacy Jarboe defeated Beth Whitworth 6-4, 6-0 for the No. 2 singles match. Ireland Gaynor loss the No. 3 singles match to Baylee Kirchgessner 6-2, 6-3.
    In the No. 1 doubles match, Rutherford and Toler won against Hannah Rhodes and Leann Goffinet 6-0, 6-1.

  • Marksmen rally to victory over Pike Central 4-2

    Sports Editor
    TELL CITY – Justice Kuster pitched a complete game for Tell City with 3 strikeouts and 1 walk in 7 innings as the Marksmen defeated Pike Central, 4-2.
    Elena Hagedorn was the leading batter for the Tell City, with 2 hits in 3 at bats, a single and a RBI recorded in the contest. Ava Hilgenhold, Kali Lehmkuhler and Chloe Sandage each went 1 for 3 against Pike Central.

  • Tell City boys track place fourth in IHSAA sectional

    Sports Editor
    JASPER – The Perry Central and Tell City boys track teams collided in the IHSAA sectional meet with the Marksmen placing fourth with a score of 64 and the Commodores finish in fifth with a score of 57.
    “Overall we had a solid day.  The goal was to get as many to the Regional meet as possible and we advanced in 8 of the 16 events,” said Tell City’s boys track coach Zac Hartz.
    For the Marksmen, the team came away with an event won and few top-3 tier finishers for the meet.  

  • Factors for vibrant spring blooms

    by Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    I have no complaints about plant performance this spring. It was England-like with agreeable temperatures and ample rainfall. Recent steamy days have managed to snap me back to summer-in-the-Ohio valley-reality!

  • Smith-Krause

    Peter and Gayle Krause of Newburgh and Dean and Theresa Smith of Jasper announce the engagement of their children, Katie L. Krause and Evan T. Smith, both of Evansville. The wedding is planned for June 22, 2019, at Epworth United Methodist Church in Evansville, with a reception immediately following the ceremony at Rolling Hills Country Club in Newburgh. Formal invitations are being issued.