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Today's News

  • Versatile Vikings top PC

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey’s inside-outside attack beat Perry Central 63-48 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central jumped to a 9-2 lead in its first five possessions.
    “Then they started hitting some three pointers, and their dribble penetration gave us problems all day as we were unable to stop it consistently,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    The Vikings dribble penetration also got Perry Central in some foul trouble.

  • Taller Forest Park keeps PC off boards

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    FERDINAND—Perry Central’s 17 first-half turnovers and height disadvantage inside helped Forest Park beat the Commodores 85-37 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Forest Park had the height and used it well on the boards.
    Sam Englert, who is listed at 6-foot-5; Collin Hochgesang, 6-6; and Curt Hopf, 6-7; limited the Commodores to one shot with their defensive boards and took advantage of their height in the lane on offense.

  • Knights hold off Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEWBURGH—Strong defense kept Tell City in the game, but Castle pulled away in the final six minutes to win 48-40 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Both teams got off to slow starts, with the score tied 2-2 after six minutes.
    Tell City’s half-court defense remained strong but Castle forward Tristan Wilkinson hit two transition layups to help the Knights build a 15-7 halftime lead.
    Tell City star Braeden Beard was held to two points in the first half on two free throws.

  • Tell City’s defense stops Eagles

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City held Evansville Day’s big men to two points and beat the Eagles 36-33 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Noah Hupmann, the Eagles’ 6-foot-11 center and son of former University of Evansville center Sascha Hupmann, scored two points and Max Lowery was held scoreless.
    “We were fronting them, with weak-side help,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “Our defense did a great job.”
    Braeden Beard was the primary defender on Hupmann and Dustin Hunt was the main one on Lowery.

  • PC finishes its shots; Cannelton doesn’t

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s forcing 32 Cannelton turnovers and outrebounding the Bulldogs 37-24 were factors in the Commodores’ 62-27 boys basketball win Tuesday.
    But to Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder the biggest factor was “our lack of finishing around the rim. I think we got the shots we wanted and didn’t make them.”
    Perry Central hit 28 of 62 from the field for 45.2 percent and made nine transition layups.

  • Three charged with drug offenses

    CANNELTON – Three people were arrested by police Monday on drug charges. Officers with the Tell City Police Department and Cannelton Police Department executed a search warrant at 3610 Cannelton Heights, police officers said.

    The warrant was obtained after officers developed sufficient probable cause as a result of a lengthy drug investigation. During the search, officers allegedly located numerous drugs, including methamphetamine and heroin. They also located several items of paraphernalia including syringes and needles, they said.

  • Rogier announces candidacy for Perry County treasurer

     

    TELL CITY – Charlotte Rogier, currently first deputy treasurer for Perry County, has announced her candidacy for the office of Perry County Treasurer for the Democratic nomination.

    Rogier resides in Perry County. She has a son, Zach, who farms with Tim Denu Farms, and a daughter, Abby, who is a senior at Perry Central High School and will be attending the University of Southern Indiana.

  • City eyes continued improvements in year to come

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – The start to 2018 for the city of Cannelton was met with a year in review by Mayor Mary Snyder. During a meeting Monday, she presented the county council a list of achievements and other acknowledgments.

  • Tell City schools earn top bond rating

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Given the budget constraints many schools across the state see, the most recent credit report from Standard and Poor’s on status of financials at Tell City schools has top level administrators smiling ear to ear.

  • Myers files for sheriff on Republican ticket

    TELL CITY – A retired county sheriff’s deputy who now works for the city of Cannelton filed Wednesday for county sheriff on the Republican ticket.

    Richard Myers’ filing assures a November challenge to incumbent Sheriff Alan Malone.

    Myers worked  as a deputy under seven sheriffs for more than 30 years, he said. He also has experience working as a jailer and dispatcher.