Today's News

  • County-clerk candidates square off

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Making the Perry County Clerk’s office friendlier to county taxpayers was one of the main goals of both candidates running for the office in November.

    Democrat incumbent candidate Jean Schulthise and Republican candidate Barbara Parker Steen told voters in attendance at the Oct. 13 forum held by The News and the Perry County Chamber of Commerce what made them qualified for the job and what they would do for Perry County taxpayers.

  • Tell City man wanted for meth lab shot, killed in Hawesville

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man wanted in connection with an Oct. 19 methamphetamine lab discovery in Tell City was shot and killed by a U.S. marshal Friday afternoon in Hawesville, Ky.

  • Marching Marksmen compete for $1,000

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Marching Marksmen are in the running for the $1,000 prize in WFIE-TV’s Ultimate Battle of the Bands.

    They were beat by 1 percentage point in a weekly contest worth $100, but their placement in the top two qualifies them for the Ultimate Battle, which will run until Nov. 5. (This ending date was erroneous, but has been corrected.)

  • Miller defeats Kashyab in regional

    BEDFORD—Reitz senior Daniel Miller edged Tell City sophomore Anjan Kashyab 2-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 in the IHSAA No. 1 singles boys tennis regional Saturday.

  • Cannelton’s spikes kill Rock Creek

    SELLERSBURG—Sammie James made five kills and had five assists as Cannelton beat Rock Creek Academy 25-15, 25-21, 25-22 in volleyball Friday.

    Taylor Childers also made five kills and Taylor Lawalin had six assists.
    Leah Mascolo made four digs and served six aces.
    Cannelton won the first game of the junior varsity match 25-7 but lost the second 25-24 and had to forfeit the third one due to a low number of available players.
    Cannelton, 4-16 in varsity, will play New Harmony in the Wood Memorial sectional Saturday at 11 a.m.

  • Volleyball sectional appears wide open

    Postseason time is the most interesting in any sport, and area high school sports should have enough drama this weekend to match the Major League Baseball playoffs.

  • Tell City needs repeat of its first-half defense

    TELL CITY—Though Tell City lost 28-7 to Forest Park last week, Coach Travis Atwell thinks the Marksmen can take several positives into their rematch at Legion Field at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the first round of the Class 2A football sectional.

  • PC will try to contain Trojans’ passing again

    OAKLAND CITY—Keeping Wood Memorial’s passing game in check and continuing to improve its own passing game are two of Perry Central’s goals for Friday’s 7 p.m. Class A football sectional first-round game with Wood Memorial.

  • Peter regional champ as PC girls second

    MARENGO—Sophomore Cathryn Peter won the individual title to lead Perry Central to second place in the 10-team Crawford County girls cross country regional Saturday.

  • Three local students graduate VU-Jasper CNA program

    JASPER – Vincennes University Jasper Campus announces the following students have successfully completed training for Certified Nursing Assistant this semester.
    The CNA 105-hour program includes 30 classroom hours and 75 clinical hours.
    The curriculum provided at VUJC meets all required guidelines for nursing assistant training set forth by the Federal Government and the state of Indiana.
    Upon completion of the course, each student is eligible to sit for the Indiana State CNA competency examination.