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  • TC softball team still young, but more experienced

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City had a young girls softball team last year with just two seniors and five juniors and went 3-19.
    This year the Marksmen are even younger with two seniors and just three juniors on their 25-girl roster.
    But most of their 11 freshmen have played a lot of games in junior high and travel ball. “They’ve probably played more softball games in their lives than our seniors have,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.

  • Veteran Commodores aiming for first PLAC softball title

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With eight starters back from a team that set the school record for wins last year, Perry Central’s girls softball team could challenge for its first PLAC title this year.
    The Commodores went 11-11 last year, the first .500 record in the team’s 10-year history.
    “I think our defense will be really strong,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Roth-gerber. “Everybody coming back knows what to do.”
    He also thinks their pitching will be strong.

  • Marksmen expect to score many runs

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With six starters back from last year’s sectional lineup, Tell City expects to have a good hitting baseball team.
    And after the Marksmen hit the ball, they have some speed to run the bases.
    “We should be able to score a lot of runs,” said Jason Wilkerson, starting his first season as the team’s coach. “If our pitching can hold together, we’ll be OK. In practice it’s looked decent.”

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  • Powers begins internship with foundation

    Cannelton native Brooke Powers has begun a college internship at the Perry County Community Foundation. While interning at the foundation, she will assist in gathering fund-founder stories and will compile grants in action stories.

  • Artists wanted for area guild

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association is recruiting members for an artist guild. The association is looking for artists in the field of baskets, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, mixed media, painting, photography, pottery and clay and wood.

  • Perry County Memorial Hospital awarded HFAP accreditation

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, an independent accreditation organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It earned this distinction after HFAP officials conducted an extensive and objective review of the hospital’s quality and safety standards.

  • VFW honors Voice of Democracy , Patriots Pen winners- CORRECTED
  • Perry Central Science Fair
  • License and registration, please

     Local law-enforcement officers conducted a training course in traffic stops Tuesday evening at the former National Guard armory. Taught by Tell City Patrolman Derrick Lawalin, the course was offered to new reserve officers from Perry and Spencer counties. Tell City reserve trainee Marty Jones approaches a car with Patrolwoman Heather Glenn role-playing as an agitated, verbally abusive and even gun-toting driver.