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Today's News

  • Mitchell holds off Perry Central rally

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central couldn’t stop Mitchell’s inside scoring and lost 70-64 in PLAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central cut a 13-point deficit to three on a rebound basket by Luke Bishop with 4:15 left in the game.
    “We made a heck of a run to cut it to 56-53,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “They called a timeout with like three minutes left in the game.

  • Missing layups costs Cannelton two losses

    COLUMBUS—Missing a lot of shots from within 5 feet of the basket hurt Cannelton in two boys basketball losses Saturday.
    In a 62-60 loss to Columbus Christian Saturday morning “we really missed a lot of opportunities to score in the second quarter (when the Bulldogs scored only eight points),” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We missed a lot of layups - a lot of shots right at the rim.”

  • Montgomery leads Southridge past PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Colson Montgomery scored a Southridge-record 39 points as the Raiders beat Perry Central 77-60 in boys basketball Monday.
    Montgomery, a 6-foot-3 freshman forward, hit 14 of 22 shots from the field and 10 of 13 free throws.
    He was 13 of 17 on two-point shots, scoring mostly on drives.
    What made his drives so hard to stop?

  • TC shooters hot in win over Wolfpack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Tell City hit 62.5 percent from the field to beat Crawford County 56-52 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 20 of 32 shots, including 7 of 12 from three-point range.
    “That’s the best shooting we’ve had in a long time,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “We’ve been working on shooting a lot, but of course we’ve been off eight days (due to snow-outs).

  • Marksman boys place 3rd in PAC swimming

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Drew Ettensohn and Elliot Reed each placed second in an individual event and a relay to lead Tell City to third place in the eight-team PAC boys swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City, despite being off practice eight days due to snow-outs, scored 179 points. Heritage Hills won with 347.
    Ettensohn nearly broke Tell City’s school record in the 100-yard butterfly as he finished second in 56.61 seconds, 60-hundredths of a second behind Jacob Bohnert of Pike Central.

  • Second VEX
  • Nicole Risse joins Dixon Realty sales team

    TELL CITY – Nicole Risse has joined the sales team at Dixon Realty as an associate broker.

    She recently completed the requirements for her real-estate license and will be working with the full-service real estate company and serving clients.

    “Whether you are looking to buy or sell a house, I will work diligently to find exactly what you are looking for,” Risse said.

    Risse and her husband, Sean, live in Tell City. She is a native of Spencer County but has long family ties to Perry County.

  • Cannelton seeks grant for stormwater control

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – When heavy rains hit Cannelton, the aged and undersized stormwater infrastructure has a hard time keeping up. That often leads to flooding of streets, yards and homes in several areas of the city.

    City leaders are hoping to alleviate many of the issues with the help of a more than $500,000 grant from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs. Estimates for a drainage project rang in at $577,600, with the city on tap for 20 percent if OCRA provides assistance.

  • Painting the Lord’s house
  • Kleeman files for House District 74

    TELL CITY – Larry K. Kleeman has filed as a candidate for election to the House District 74 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives. The Democrat announced several weeks ago he would see the seat now held by Stephen Bartels.

    Kleeman ran unsuccessfully for the seat in 2016 against then State Rep. Lloyd Arnold. Bartels was chosen by Republicans during a caucus in November after Arnold resigned to accept the position of law enforcement director for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.