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Today's News

  • Commodore girls tie for fifth

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    Sports Editor
    SOUTHRIDGE – Commodore’s girls track team competed on the road before their upcoming PLAC meert.
    The team finished tied in fifth place for the away meet with a final team score of 37 on Thursday in Southridge’s 8-team meet.
    Claire Davis led the Commodores in first place finishes as she won the discus throw with a final mark of 114’. Davis had beaten Heritage Hills’ Gordon by 13-feet in the discus throw event.

  • Success at the plate leads to victory for Commodores over Trojans 23-1

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    Sports Editor
    LEOPOLD – Perry Central’s baseball team dominated and played a quality game at home against Wood Memorial as the Commodores blew out the Trojans for the mercy rule with a final score of 23-1 in five innings played on Friday.
    Perry Central had a hot night at the plate with Levi Hubert was the leading batter going a perfect 3 for 3 at the plate with a total of 4 RBIs counted for the day.

  • Marksmen take decisive win over Commodores in rivalry matchup

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    Sports Editor
    LEOPOLD – The Marksmen and Commodores competed against each other for their backyard rivalry game as the Tell City defeated Perry Central with a final score of 10-1 in six innings played.
    “The girls played a great game. Their defense and hitting was on tonight, said Tell City’s coach Maggie Schuetter.

  • Success at the plate leads to victory for Commodores over Trojans 23-1

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    Sports Editor
    LEOPOLD – Perry Central’s baseball team dominated and played a quality game at home against Wood Memorial as the Commodores blew out the Trojans for the mercy rule with a final score of 23-1 in five innings played on Friday.
    Perry Central had a hot night at the plate with Levi Hubert was the leading batter going a perfect 3 for 3 at the plate with a total of 4 RBIs counted for the day.

  • Weekend Dogwood activities numerous

    PERRY COUNTY – Some years, the county’s dogwood blossoms have come and gone by late April. Not this year. Weekend Dogwood Tour fans will find plenty of flowering trees as they journey from town to town Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

  • Historic Hoosier farms sought for rural preservation award

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Landmarks and Indiana Farm Bureau welcome nominations for the 2019 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation. The award recognizes the preservation and continued use of historic farm buildings in Indiana. Since it was established in 1992, owners of 28 historic farms all over the state have been honored with the award.

    Anyone, including farm owners, can submit a nomination for the Arnold Award, which will be presented during Farmers’ Day festivities at the Indiana State Fair in August.  The nomination is simple and asks for:

  • A lesson in good governance from the Hoosier State

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    Guest Columnist

     

    Although our federal government is plagued by partisan gridlock and grandstanding, that is not always the case at the state level – at least not here in Indiana.

    Indiana has been and continues to be a national leader when it comes to good governance and common-sense solutions, and I am proud to play a small role in affecting positive change as a member of the Indiana State Senate.

  • Cannelton facing shortage of teachers

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Though Cannelton Schools is financially solvent, school leaders are still finding the road ahead could be bumpy.

    Superintendent Al Sibbitt puts much of that bleak outlook stemming from the state level. “The school funding formula in the rural areas has not been increasing with state support,” Sibbitt said. “As a result, not many school corporations have had salary increases for five to seven years – or if so, nominal increases.”

  • Council of Agencies food pantry offering services for over 50 years

    TELL CITY – Volunteerism is the backbone of the Perry County Council of Agencies Food Pantry and Clothing Bank that is celebrating over 50 years of collaborating with the county churches and individuals to provide food and clothing for those in need within the county. The agency was “started by area churches for people looking for aid,” stated Georgann Gogel, volunteer coordinator at the Agency, “and is one of the first formal food pantries in Tell City.”

  • Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Council, along with Tell City Police Department, Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Perry County Recycling Management District, Perry County Family Practice at Leopold, the Tell City Fire Department and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, are sponsoring a Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tell City Fire Department and Perry County Family Practice at Leopold. Unwanted medications can be dropped off at either location during those hours.