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Today's News

  • Meeting to kick off Relay for Life campaign for 2018

    PERRY COUNTY  –  On Jan. 8, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at Moose Lodge in Tell City for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.

    Residents are invited to attend the kickoff celebration to learn more about the upcoming event, how they can be part of the fight, and how together we can beat our biggest rival.

  • Remembering Taylor, star for ’77 Aces

    The University of Evansville’s ceremony Wednesday commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Aces’ basketball team plane crash that killed everyone on board was a nice presentation.

  • Orleans holds off Perry Central late

    LEOPOLD—Turnovers and free throws kept Perry Central from taking the lead in the fourth quarter of a 45-41 PLAC girls basketball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    “We had a chance with under a minute left to take the lead and we made two turnovers in less that 40 seconds,” noted Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    Orleans hit two free throws after the first turnover to go up by three points.
    The Bulldogs added another free throw after the second turnover to go up 45-41.

  • Defense, free throws lift Tell City past Braves

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 22 of 34 free throws and held Tecumseh to 24.4 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Braves 44-36 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Katie Goffinet hit 11 of 16 free throws for the Marksmen, including 7 of 8 in one stretch in the fourth quarter.
    A 6-0 run by Tecumseh tied the score 34-34 with 3:09 left.
    A three-pointer and 1 of 2 free throws by Chloe Holder and two free throws by Abbey Paterson fueled that run.

  • Turnovers doom Pery Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central’s 19 turnovers hurt in a 58-43 PLAC boys basketball loss to Springs Valley Friday.
    Perry Central tied the score 20-20 on a three-pointer by Ryan Hubert with 4:11 left in the first half.
    “We probably should have been ahead,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “We made some silly turnovers that led to some baskets.”
    On Springs Valley’s next possession, Ryan Tow made a basket from the free-throw line.

  • Marksmen cold in loss to Tecumseh

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit only 33.3 percent from the field and got outrebounded 28-24 in a 45-39 PAC boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Friday.
    The Marksmen hit just 4 of 22 three-point shots.
    “We were short on everything,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “Obviously at the end we shot several threes because we were behind, but I thought we relied on them too much early.

  • Bulldogs’ bench big in victory over Aces

    CANNELTON—Rafe Garrett had 21 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals as Cannelton blasted Cloverport 66-47 in the first round of the Cannelton Shootout boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • Taylor, other UE players remembered 40 years later

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    Relatives, friends, classmates and fans of the University of Evansville basketball team members who were killed in the 1977 team plane crash gathered in UE’s Neu Chapel Wednesday evening for a 40th anniversary commemoration of the crash.

  • Secret Santa pays off $10K in toys at Walmart

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Either Santa Claus dressed incognito or a man filled with the spirit of Christmas brightened the holidays for scores of  local families this month when he paid for hundreds of toys on layaway at Tell City’s Walmart.

    A store employee confirmed Thursday that the man, who never gave his name, came to the store and spent just under $10,000. The money went toward toys that shoppers had placed on layaway. The employee said the man wanted to make sure his gift went toward toys.

  • Troy council eyeing community development strategies

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    TROY – The Troy Town Council has opted to continue its partnership with the Perry County Development Corp. for another year. The PCDC maintains this relationship with community governments across Perry County and county leadership itself, providing advice and representation in the area’s ongoing bid to promote development.