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Today's News

  • Will Cannelton go it alone on sewers?

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Leaders in Cannelton are preparing for major infrastructure repairs throughout the city.

    The council, during its regular session Monday, entered into a contract with Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission for administration of a sizable grant which will be used to upgrade stormwater sewers. Last month the city learned it had been awarded $519,000 through Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs’ Community Block Development Grant program.

  • Farmers market returns June 2

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s twice-weekly farmers market will return to the Tell City Depot beginning June 2.

    Hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays. Vendors are welcome to sell locally grown fruits and vegetables. This year’s market will be adding a local beef and pork producer. For more information, call (812) 547-7933.

  • TC schools to offer biomed course

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Broadening the reach of science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives, Tell City Junior-Senior High will offer a course in biomedical studies when classes resume this fall. With an already successful health occupations curriculum, the biomed offering is expected to help expand the participating students’ understanding of illnesses and preventive measures.

  • Marty Stuart on Lincoln Amphitheatre stage June 2

    LINCOLN CITY – Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives will perform Saturday, June 2, on the Lincoln Amphitheatre stage. General admission tickets will start at $24.95.

  • Sports editor to retire after 40 years

    As I mentioned in my last column, the first high school sports event I covered after becoming the News’ sports editor in 1978 was the local baseball sectional.
    Now it will also likely be the last high school event I cover, unless one of Perry County’s teams advances to the regional.
    After 40 years on this job, I have decided to retire effective Aug. 2.
    I’ve thought of some of the stories I’ve written about coaches’ retirements and the reasons they gave for retiring to try to compare which ones best fit me.

  • PC 10th in unified sectional

    EVANSVILLE—Nathan Cassidy placed second in Flight 4 of the mixed long jump to lead Perry Central in the unified track sectional Saturday.
    The Commodores finished 10th in team standings with 47 points. Jasper won the 11-team meet with 120.
    Cassidy went 7 feet, 4 inches in the long jump.
    He placed third in Flight 5 of the shot put with a 16-foot-7 throw.
    Teammate Nathan Keown took fifth in Flight 4 of the shot put at 19-11.

  • Hayes half inch short of state

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City junior Kammie Jo Hayes missed qualifying for state by a half inch at the Evansville Central girls track regional Tuesday.
    Hayes placed fourth in the shot put with a 36-foot-9 throw.
    The top three in each event qualified for state and Southridge’s Karli Meyer was third at 36-9 1/2.
    Perry Central’s Claire Davis placed sixth at 35-4.
    Davis also competed in the discus and just missed scoring, making the finals and finishing ninth with a 100-foot-6 throw.

  • Bulldogs fall to Jeeps

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois pitchers Camryn Stemle and Claire Mangin retired 15 consecutive Cannelton batters as the Jeeps won 23-0 in a first-round Class A softball sectional game Tuesday.
    Linzie Hellums was the only Cannelton batter to reach base. She led off the bottom of the first inning by hitting a nubber about 15 feet down the first-base line.
    Stemle fielded it and made a low throw that fell out of the first baseman’s glove.

  • Duncan, Tecumseh beat Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Madison Duncan pitched a four-hitter and hit a three-run homer as Tecumseh beat Tell City 11-1 in the first round of the Class 2A softball sectional Monday.
    Duncan’s three-run homer over the right-field fence capped a five-run third inning that gave the Braves an 8-0 lead.
    Gracee Sullivan started that inning with a double to deep center field.
    One out later Kirsten Pride walked and stole second base. Emma Holder drove in both runners with a single to right-center.

  • Ivy Tech in Tell City to begin certified nursing assistant program

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College of Tell City has three popular areas of post-secondary education, according to Kyla Krieg, Ivy Tech director of outreach and engagement. The most sought after career areas students sign up for are industrial technology, business and health care. Starting June 4, the Tell City Ivy Tech facility will be adding to its health care program selections, with a certified nursing assistant program added to their roster of classes.