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Today's News

  • Host teams assured of reaching semifinal round

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Cannelton will host baseball sectionals this month and the host team is guaranteed of at least making the semifinals in each.
    Pairings for the sectionals were drawn by the IHSAA Sunday.
    In the six-team Class 2A sectional at Tell City, the Marksmen and South Spencer drew first-round byes and will face each other in the second semifinal game Thursday, May 24, at approximately 7:45 p.m.

  • PC thumps Wolfpack; falls to Wood Memorial

    MARENGO—Chelsey Billings went 4 for 4 with four RBIs as Perry Central pounded Crawford County 14-4 in softball Monday.
    Billings had a triple and a double among her hits.
    Brooke Lasher contributed three of the Commodores’ 16 hits.
    Karissa Gayer added a triple and a single, and Maria Hubert and Jailyn Wheatley each also had two hits.
    Gayer and Hubert each drove in two runs and Maddie Labhart scored three.
    Olivia Hauser pitched all five innings for Perry Central to get the win. She gave up four hits and one walk and struck out three.

  • PC tops Rebels; falls to Wolfpack

    ELIZABETH—Jaron Underhill pitched a four-hitter as Perry Central defeated South Central 5-1 in baseball Friday.
    Underhill struck out nine and walked two.
    “He had good control and we played really good defense behind him,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards.
    South Central, which was scheduled to play in a tourney the next day, used six pitchers. They combined to give up six hits and four walks and strike out four.
    Colten Bland went 2 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters. Underhill and Levi Hubert each added a double.

  • Morgan, Marksmen no-hit Tecumseh 4-0

    LYNNVILLE—Ryan Morgan pitched a no-hitter as Tell City shut out Tecumseh 4-0 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Morgan struck out five, walked one, and hit two batters.
    “Ryan threw a no hitter against a good Tecumseh team (9-4 overall, 2-3 in the PAC entering the game),” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “We had a scouting report on them going into the game and Ryan and Nick executed it perfectly.
    “Nick did a great job of calling pitches and Ryan located the ball well all game.

  • Schuetter no-hits Crawford County

    MARENGO—Morgan Schuetter pitched a no-hitter and went 3 for 3 with two RBIs as Tell City trounced Crawford County 14-1 in softball Tuesday.
    Schuetter struck out seven and walked one in the five-inning game.
    Crawford County scored its only run on an error in the first inning.
    Addy Simpson hit a high fly ball to left field.  As Tell City’s left fielder was ready to catch it, the center fielder ran into her, knocking them both down and causing the left fielder to drop the ball. Simpson circled the bases on the play.

  • Tell City 8th in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored nearly one-third of its points in the shot put as it finished eighth in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 23 points, seven more than Tecumseh but 14 behind seventh-place North Posey.
    Southridge won with 146 points.
    Kammie Jo Hayes earned Tell City’s highest finish with a 34-foot-2 shot put, good for third place.
    Teammate Cloey Pledger placed eighth at 28-6, giving the Marksmen seven points in that event.

  • Wiseman – Eddleman

    The parents of Chelsea Nicole Eddleman of Tell City and Blaine Isaac Wiseman of Branchville wish to announce the couple’s engagement and forthcoming wedding.

    Formal invitations are being issued to family and friends for the ceremony to be held on June 16, 2018, at the Leopold Square at 3 p.m. Reception will follow at the Bristow Community Center at 5 p.m.

  • County seeks a shot in the arm in fight against opioid addiction

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Perry County could soon join a number of other communities initiating a nationwide class action lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies that manufacture opioid-based prescription medications. Commissioners discussed the topic at it’s regular session of the board Monday.

  • Special Olympics 2018

    Special Olympics 2018 was underway early Saturday at Legion Field despite a light drizzle threatening to rain out events. A flag presentation, torch bearers, a prayer and the pledge of allegiance started the ceremonies, then everyone broke off into their respective events.

    Organizers, coaches, judges and volunteers directed participants to their stations and the games began. Events included Nerf styled javelin tossing, shot put, softball toss, bocce roll and various distances of walks and runs.

  • Gene and Janet Hurm

    Gene and Janet Hurm will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 18, 2018. A vacation is planned for a later date.

    Gene Hurm and Janet Dupps were married on May 18, 1968, by Father Ted Tempel at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper.

    They are the parents of two sons, Scott (Shirley) Hurm of Jasper and Shaun (Teresa) Hurm of Carmel. They have five grandchildren.

    Mr. Hurm retired as safety director at Mulzer Crushed Stone. Mrs. Hurm retired from German American Bank.