Today's News

  • Shubael’s candlelight tour shines soft glow on Christmases past

    The Shubael Little Pioneer Village near Rocky Point hosted its annual candlelight tour Saturday, Dec. 13. The event gave guests an opportunity to experience Christmas as it was celebrated in the mid 1800s in Perry County. Lanterns and candles lit the way, as participants walked through the village from cabin to cabin and were treated to Christmas carols and other musical entertainment. Gifts and locally produced items, including the village’s famous favorite, homemade beef jerky, were also on hand for guests to enjoy.

  • PCMH, regional hospitals restrict visitations due to influenza virus

    EVANSVILLE – In response to the increase in influenza cases nationwide and in the tri-state area, hospital members of the Community Patient Safety Coalition are implementing unified hospital visitation restrictions effective Monday, Dec. 22. The restrictions include:

    • No visitors with influenza-like symptoms in the hospitals. Symptoms include cough, sore throat, fever, chills, aches, runny or stuffy nose, and vomiting or diarrhea.

    • No visitors under the age of 15.

  • Marksmen boys 8th at Jasper

    JASPER—Luke Thomas and Aaron Vincent each earned two seventh places to lead Tell City to eighth place in Jasper’s nine-team boys swimming invitational Saturday.
    Bloomington North, tied for 24th in the state’s rankings, won with 601 points. Tell City scored 108.
    Thomas turned in his second fastest time ever in the 100-yard butterfly as he placed seventh in 1:05.99.
    Vincent took seventh in the 100 backstroke in 1:07.61.
    Those two teamed with Stephen Houle and Jacob Mowery to place seventh in the 400 free relay in 4:05.87.

  • Tell City girls 7th in Jasper meet

    JASPER—Sydney Brown placed eighth in the 100-yard backstroke to lead Tell City to seventh place in Jasper’s nine-team girls swimming invitational Saturday.
    Bloomington North won with 494 points. Tell City scored 82.
    Brown swam the 100 back in 1:13.47.
    Sydney Burton placed ninth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:25.92.
    Brown, Burton, Amy Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter placed ninth in the 200 medley relay in 2:19.75.

  • Rock Creek edges Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Rock Creek outrebounded Cannelton 37-28 to beat the Bulldogs 45-40 in Cannelton’s girls basketball invitational Monday.
    Rock Creek edged the Bulldogs in field-goal shooting 28.6 percent to 25.0 percent and in turnovers 21 to 22.
    “We probably played about as well as we can,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We’ve got a lot of young kids that haven’t learned how to win yet.”
    Melissa Clausen led 1-10 Cannelton with 23 points and eight rebounds.

  • Hot Eagles rip Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Fast-break layups and hot three-point shooting propelled Lanesville past Cannelton 77-23 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Eagles hit 53.4 percent from the field, including 55.0 percent from three-point range.
    Their 20 two-point baskets included numerous transition layups off Cannelton turnovers.
    “They’re pretty good,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “They play very aggressive defense and they’re pretty athletic.

  • Bulldogs hit 50 percent to defeat Grace Baptist

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit a season-best 50.0 percent from the field and outrebounded Grace Baptist 50-32 in the first round of the Cannelton Invitational boys basketball tourney Monday.
    The Bulldogs’ first win of the season put them in the championship game of the four-team tourney against Columbus Christian Tuesday.
    “We played pretty well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder. “We played a little faster than we normally like to and even tried to pressure them a little bit.”

  • Tell City loses two Saturday

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills grabbed 15 offensive rebounds in beating Tell City 49-38 in the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney Saturday evening.
    The Patriots outrebounded Tell City 35-25 overall.
    “Their offensive rebounding absolutely killed us,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “That was by far the biggest problem we had.
    “I remember one possession in the first quarter when they had four shots.

  • Perry Central wins two Saturday

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong rebounding and defense carried Perry Central to victories  over both Spencer County teams in the PSC Tip-off girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores held Heritage Hills to 21.6 percent field-goal shooting in a 48-25 win Saturday morning.
    The Commodores grabbed 37 rebounds, including 12 offensive ones, and made 25 steals as they beat South Spencer 53-37 Saturday evening.

  • Commodores pull away from Tell City

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored off steals and offensive rebounds in the third quarter to pull away from Tell City for a 49-37 win in the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney Monday.
    This was the final game of the four-team round-robin, but Perry Central had already clinched first place and Tell City had already clinched fourth before this game started.