Today's News

  • St. Boniface to celebrate 150th anniversary Saturday

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will celebrate 150 years with an evening of cards, painting and wine beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the parish center.
    The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a euchre tourney and play will begin at 7 p.m. There will be six 20-minute games. Cost is $15 per player. There will be door prizes and half-pot drawings. Finger foods and drinks will be furnished. All are welcome.

  • Financial-aid workshop Thursday at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop for seniors and their parents at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the high school library.
    Guest speaker Casey Trela of Ivy Tech will explain procedures for completing the Federal Application For Student Aid forms and answer questions seniors or parents may have.  
    Filing the FAFSA is required for consideration for financial assistance for all colleges and some scholarships.

  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes employees of the quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility Superintendent Kathy Alvey recently reinstituted the facility’s Employee Appreciation Committee.  
    One of the duties of the committee is to select an employee of the quarter for each one of the following five categories: supervisor, non-custody employee, custody employee, contractual employee and volunteer.  
    The committee has announced the following winners for the most recent quarter:

  • Perryman files for District 3 seat in Tell City




    TELL CITY – With age comes wisdom, Tell City resident Roxanne Perryman says. The 60-year-old Democrat has filed for the city’s common council and while the run is her first for political office, she believes she has plenty to offer city residents if elected to the Ward 3 seat.

    “I’ve been here 30 years and I feel a big part of Tell City,” she said. “I think I have a lot to offer.”

  • Brown, Coultas Region 9 stars

    EVANSVILLE—Elliott Brown broke several Tell City records on offense at running back and Perry Central’s Nick Coultas is being recruited by several colleges as a defensive lineman.
    So of course Brown made the Region 9 senior football all-star team as an outside linebacker/safety and Coultas made it as an offensive lineman when area coaches voted for the team Wednesday.
    Players on the Region 9 team are eligible to be considered for the South team for Indiana’s North-South all-star game when voting for it is done March 8.

  • Vincent, Houle lead Tell City to win

    TELL CITY—Aaron Vincent and Stephen Houle each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Tecumseh 88-68 in boys swimming Thursday.
    Vincent won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:12.42 and the 100 backstroke in 1:03.82.
    Houle won the 200 individual medley in 2:29.70 and the 500 free in 5:52.58.
    Vincent, Houle, Luke Thomas and Jacob Mowery won the 200 medley relay in 2:00.25.
    Those same four boys won the 400 free relay in 3:57.20.

  • Tell City girls outswim Braves

    TELL CITY—Tell City won nine of the 11 events it entered and beat Tecumseh 82-61 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Bailey Powell and Sydney Brown each won two individual events and two relays.
    Powell won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:27.03 and the 500 free in 6:33.47.
    Brown won the 200 individual medley in 2:51.62 and the 100 backstroke in 1:13.83.
    Brown, Hailey Carman, Amy Hackbarth and Powell won the 400 free relay in 4:45.20.
    Brown, Sydney Burton, Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter took the 200 medley relay in 2:24.61.

  • Boonville’s 3-pointers overwhelm Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Boonville hit nine three-point shots, including 6 of its first 9 attempts, to beat Tell City 55-31 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “On a couple of their threes they were open, but they just did a nice job shooting the basketball even when we had a hand in their face,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    “When a team shoots like that and we don’t shoot well, it can get ugly.”

  • Heritage Hills holds off Perry Central girls

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—After a back and forth first half, Perry Central’s inability to guard the low post proved to be its downfall in a 53-42 girls basketball loss to Heritage Hills Thursday.
    “I thought they executed their offense really well,” Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume said. “They were able to get to the bucket really easy - we didn’t have any help-side defense. We couldn’t pick them up, and they made us pay.”

  • Turnovers doom Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Cannelton committed 28 turnovers in a 61-29 boys basketball loss to South Central Friday.
    The Rebels used the turnovers and 15 offensive rebounds to get enough close shots to outshoot Cannelton from the field 44.3 percent to 37.5 percent.
    They weren’t great pure shooters, though, as evidenced by their hitting only 3 of 11 free throws and only 4 of 17 three-point shots.
    They outrebounded the Bulldogs 35-23 overall, with the Bulldogs getting only one offensive rebound.