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Today's News

  • Girl Scouts to host pool party

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Girl Scouts are getting troops ready to start a new year. If you are in kindergarten through 12th grade and would like to be in the Girl Scouts, you are invited to attend a Scouts pool party.
    Parents can fill out a registration form and girls will be placed into a troop during the party. Financial assistance is available.
    The party will be held at the Hoosier Heights Country Club form 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8.

  • ‘Animals Underground’ event for children at Tell City library Aug. 7

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library would like to invite everyone to attend “Animals Underground” at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Tell City branch, presented by Animal Tales LLC.
    The theme for summer reading has been “Dig into Reading” for younger children and “Beneath the Surface” for preteens and teens. “Animals Underground” will provide a fun, educational, interactive and safe learning experience that will feature live animals from across the globe, organizers said.

  • Reunions, Aug. 1

    TCHS 1983
    TELL CITY – With regret, the Tell City High School Class of 1983 is cancelling the 30th class reunion due to not receiving enough responses.
    All classmates who sent in checks or money will get their money returned in the mail.
    Classmates are asked to mark their calendars for the 35th class reunion to be held at the Moose Lodge during Schweizer Fest 2018.
    The class motto is “The class of 1983 will not follow where the path may lead, but will go where there is no path and leave a trail.”

  • Goodson going to Texas Tech

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LUBBOCK, Texas—After first deciding to remain on the University of Minnesota’s basketball staff with new coach Richard Pitino, Tell City graduate Steven Goodson has changed his mind and is following Tubby Smith to Texas Tech.
    Goodson, 30, had been on Minnesota’s staff the last six years but had been with Smith 12 years, starting as a student manager for his University of Kentucky team in 2001.

  • St. Boniface picnic Sunday in Fulda

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will host its annual picnic Aug. 4 on the church grounds.
    Chicken and beef dinners will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the air-conditioned dinning hall.
    Sandwiches, bingo, family games, ice cream and quilts will be available during the day. A country kitchen and grand raffle will also be set up.
    Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Rockport Legion team may be even better next season

    When I talked to Rockport American Legion baseball manager Jim Haaff at the Class 2A high school sectional last spring, he mentioned several freshmen and sophomores who would be playing for his team this summer.
    Knowing that he had also lost several veteran players from last year’s sectional runner-up team and that no Heritage Hills players would be playing for Rockport this summer (they all played for the Hoosier Express), I asked Haaff if it would be a rebuilding season for his team.

  • Rockport falls twice Saturday

    ROCKPORT—A baseball adage is good pitching will stop good hitting. And Rockport faced two strong pitchers as it lost twice in the American Legion baseball regional Saturday.
    A day after amassing 17 hits in the first-round game, Post 254 had 13 hits in two games combined Saturday.
    Princeton’s Lucas Lantrip improved to 7-0 as he pitched eight strong innings in a 10-3 win over Rockport in the first game of the day.
    Rockport took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on and RBI single by Dayne Seibert.

  • Midgett deploys with Naval unit

    TELL CITY – Ship’s Serviceman Steven K. Midgett is a part of the Security Recation Force on the USS Harry S. Truman. He deployed July 22 for nine months to the Mediterranean and is scheduled to come back sometime in April 2014.

    Midgett attended Tell City High School and graduated in 2011. He is a Ship Serviceman and has been recommended for early promotion to petty officer 3rd class due to his expert marksmanship.

  • Church News, Aug. 1

    Lilly Dale to host revival starts Sunday
    GATCHEL – Lilly Dale Church of Christ in Gatchel will hold its annual revival Aug. 4 through Aug. 7.
    Nick Marsh from Cherry Street Church of Christ in New Albany will be the guest speaker.
    Marsh will bring the message Sunday at 10 a.m. with a pitch in homecoming dinner following the service.
    He will also bring the message each day at 7 p.m. during the revival. There will be special singing each evening.

  • Rockport outhits Newburgh in first-round regional game

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Writer

    ROCKPORT—Strong hitting and an eighth-inning rally propelled Rockport past Newburgh 7-5 in the first round of the American Legion baseball regional Friday.
    A 17-hit performance helped Post 254 overcome 11 walks issued by its pitchers.
    Rockport Coach Jim Haaff said the game plan was to keep the score close and “we did a little better than that,” opening a 7-3 lead at one point.