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  • Ewing awarded Sagamore of the Wabash

    INDIANAPOLIS – Clay W. Ewing, president, chief banking officer and secretary to the board of directors of German American Bancorp has been named a Sagamore of the Wabash by Gov. Eric J. Holcomb.

    Additionally, Ewing serves the banking community as 2018 chairman of the board of the Indiana Bankers Association. The award was presented to Ewing by Thomas C. Fite, director of the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions, at the IBA Annual Convention in French Lick on Sept. 9.

  • Habitat celebrating 20 years

    PERRY COUNTY – Habitat for Humanity’s Perry County chapter has been changing lives, home by home, for 20 years. On Thursday evening, the organization will honor the volunteers, partner families, community supporters and board members who have not only made 20 homes possible but improved the lives of families and engaged the community in a spirit of service and cooperation.

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  • Library budget set, Frankenfest nears

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Public Library held a public hearing for the 2019 budget. No members of the public attended.

    The board approved the budget, which will stand at $1.05 million, up 3.4 percent from the previous year. “That basically keeps us abreast with cost increases,” said director John Mundy, “and the need to set money aside for future maintenance and replacements.”

  • PC, TC schools best state averages on ISTEP

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Schoolwide exam results for each of Perry County’s school districts was released last week by the Indiana Department of Education regarding last springs Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress. Delayed more than a month as the DOE corrected errors in tabulations of scores, according to state leaders, student performance was consistent across content areas in grades 3-8, English/language arts and mathematics.

  • Commodores fall to Spring Valley

    LEOPOLD – Maddie Labhart led the game with 20 digs as Perry Central lost it’s last regular season game against Spring Valley on Thursday, 25-23, 19-25, 10-25, 8-25.
    Labhart also made seven kills in the match; Elisha Schwartz had 19 digs.
    Addy Davis had 14 assists and Morgan Judy had nine assists.
    Maria Huebert, Davis and Judy all made five kills each; Meagan Mullis had three blocks in the match. With the lost to Spring Valley, the Commodores finish the season with a 4-21 record.

  • Commodores fall to Spring Valley

     LEOPOLD – Maddie Labhart led the game with 20 digs as Perry Central lost it’s last regular season game against Spring Valley on Thursday, 25-23, 19-25, 10-25, 8-25.
    Labhart also made seven kills in the match; Elisha Schwartz had 19 digs.
    Addy Davis had 14 assists and Morgan Judy had nine assists.
    Maria Huebert, Davis and Judy all made five kills each; Meagan Mullis had three blocks in the match. With the lost to Spring Valley, the Commodores finish the season with a 4-21 record.

  • Marksmen blows past Paoli 3-1

    PAOLI— Tell City’s volleyball increase their winning streak to 3 games as the Marksmen defeat Paoli. 25-17, 25-18, 23-25, 25-17.

  • TC loses close one at sectionals

    DUBOIS – Midfielder Diond’re Jacob was the only player to score a goal for the Marksmen as Tell City lost to Forest Park, 3-1 in the boys soccer  sectionals that took place at Northeast Dubios on Wednesday.
    The first two goals came from Forest Park’s Gabe Mueller and J.D. Kerber in the first half.
    Jacob scored for Tell City on a penalty kick at the 27:31 mark in the first half to make the score 2-1.
    In the second half, Forest Park received a score from Garrett Joochem for the final goal in the game.

  • Perry Central eases past Spring Valley

    Perry Central over came four turnovers in a 30-28 win over Springs Valley in Patoka Lake Athletic Conference football Friday.
    Perry Central trailed Springs Valley 28-27 with 2:49 left in the game. The Commodores lost nine yards on their first play. On second down Perry Central’s pass was incomplete.
    Cameron Bland completed a five yard pass to Gavin Poole to the 27-yard line. On fourth-and-14 Bland threw a 54 yard pass to Greg Baize to the Blackhawk’s 17.