Today's News

  • Bulldogs 0-2 in tourney

    ORLEANS—Springs Valley outshot and outrebounded Cannelton to beat the Bulldogs 55-42 in the first round of Orleans’ girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Blackhawks hit 39.6 percent from the field and grabbed 38 rebounds. Cannelton hit 27.1 percent and pulled down 29 rebounds.
    Springs Valley built an early 11-2 lead but Cannelton battled back to take a four-point lead in the third quarter.

  • PC cold in loss to Mater Dei

    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central hit only 25.5 percent from the field in a 67-38 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Tuesday.
    “They played good defense for sure, but when you shoot such a low percentage you have to take a close look at the shots you took,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “Most of our shots were contested,” he added. “I thought a lot of them were rushed and a few were forced.

  • Bulldogs hold off Cardinals

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton displayed improved defense, took better care of the ball, and hit free throws down the stretch to defeat Washington Catholic 50-46 in boys basketball Saturday.
    In a game that saw three ties and 12 lead changes, Washington Catholic pulled to its biggest lead of the night, eight points, with 5:18 left in the game.
    The Bulldogs kept their composure and responded with a 10-2 run to tie the score 44-44.

  • Tell City stops Rebels

    Sports Editor

    ELIZABETH—Tell City forced 32 turnovers and used strong inside scoring to overcome weak rebounding and beat South Central 66-54 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 52.2 percent from the field as they scored 20 of their 24 field goals from within eight feet of the basket.
    Center Shane Weedman posted up well and finished his shots more strongly than in the previous night’s game as he scored a game-high 20 points on 8 for 13 field-goal shooting and 4 of 7 free throws.

  • PC hot in win over Trojans

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central hit 56.4 percent from the field to beat Wood Memorial 54-49 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Tell City second in own tourney

    TELL CITY—Chance Young went 5-0 with five pins to lead Tell City to second place in its six-team wrestling round-robin Saturday.

  • Chester and Linda Mathena

    Chester “Chet” and Linda Mathena of Troy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 17, 2010.
    They will celebrate the anniversary with family at a private dinner.
    Mr. and Mrs. Mathena were married Dec. 17, 1960, on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington.

  • Birthdays, Dec. 17 - Dec. 23

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    December 17

  • Birth announcements, Dec. 16

    Gavin Neil Powers
    Ryan and Edie Powers of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Gavin Neil Powers, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Grandparents are Pamela Rogier, Renee Powers and Jeff and Vickie Lawson, all of Cannelton and the late Barry Stowe.
    Great-grandparents are Virginia Evans, Sherman Powers, Bob and Marilyn Lawson and the late Allen Evans, Donald and Edith Stowe and Marilyn Powers.

  • Church News, Dec. 16

    Christmas program Sunday at Bethel Christian
    DOOLITTLE MILLS – The Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will present its annual Christmas program at 5 p.m. Sunday.
    This year’s play is titled “Why Christmas?” and some poems will be shared as part of the evening activities. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    The Bethel Christian Church has Sunday School each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. followed with church services at 9:30.
    Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is invited to attend.