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Today's News

  • Donate to an ‘Angel’ this holiday season

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – December is here and Christmas is just around the corner. The season of giving is upon us, and throughout the community, many are doing their parts to brighten the holidays for friends, neighbors and strangers.

  • Interested in serving in county government?

    The Perry County Board of Commissioners and the Council are in need of qualified candidates to fill positions on several boards. Applications will be accepted at the courthouse through December and announcements will be made at the commissioners’ and council’s first sessions of the new year.

    Commissioner appointments expiring year-end 2016:

    • Alcoholic Beverage Board - 1 year term

    • Convention, Recreation & Visitor Promotion Commission, 3 positions - 2 year term

  • Clothing for a Cause taking donations

    TELL CITY – Join Clothing for a Cause, sponsored by Lighthouse Storage, to help the court-involved and foster-care children of the community.

    Donate new and gently used clothing to those in need this holiday season and make a difference in the lives of local children.

    The donation location is at Lighthouse Storage’s Main Office, located at 1440 10th St., Tell City.

    These donations will be given to a child affected by family hardship or relocation.

  • Corydon outswims Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Corydon won seven of the 11 events to beat Tell City 91-74 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Taylor Kratzer, Samantha Stephens and Sydney Burton each won one individual event and a relay for Tell City.
    They teamed with Brenna Franzman to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in 4:53.23.
    In the closest race of the meet Burton won the 100 breaststroke in 1:28.84, edging teammate Shay Brager by 32-hundredths of a second.
    Stephens won the 100 backstroke in 1:22.71 and Kratzer took the 500 free in 6:42.33.

  • Aces pass Bulldogs late

    CANNELTON—Cloverport overcame a four-point deficit in the last 20 seconds to beat Cannelton 60-56 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    “We had a couple of bad turnovers and they tied it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then we had to foul towards the end and they hit their free throws.
    “We had a really good third quarter. And Nicole (Harris) shot well in the first half - she hit a couple of threes.”
    But Cloverport had a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs 24-14.

  • Senators subdue Commodores

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central hit only 29.8 percent from the field and committed 26 turnovers in a 67-38 PLAC girls basketball loss to West Washington Monday.
    The Senators used a 1-2-1-1 full-court press early “and we had problems with it,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “I thought Crawford County was a lot faster than they were, and we handled Crawford’s press pretty well.”
    The Commodores fell behind 15-2 in the first quarter, going 1 for 8 from the field.

  • Tell City 1-1 Saturday

    TELL CITY—David Teague, Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn each went 2-0 as Tell City went 1-1 in wrestling Saturday.
    The Marksmen lost to Providence 33-19 but bounced back to beat Corydon 39-24.
    Hagedorn dominated in the 182-pound weight class, pinning Corydon’s Brendan Ayers in just 37 seconds and winning a 15-3 major decision over Providence’s Jenson Tate.
    “Once again, I’m really impressed with how Hagedorn has really turned up his intensity and focus this year,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.

  • 400 free relay pushes Tell City past 2 teams

    TELL CITY—The 400-yard freestyle relay, the last event of a swim meet, is becoming clutch for Tell City’s boys team.

  • Mater Dei holds off Perry Central rally

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    EVANSVILLE—Fourth-quarter turnovers hurt Perry Central’s in a 64-57 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.
    Mater Dei went to a 1-2-2 half-court trap to slow down the Commodores’ offense. The Wildcats forced 10 Commodore turnovers in the fourth quarter.
    Perry Central trailed by 12, 54-42 with 3:43 left but scored on its next three possessions to make a late run.

  • Tell City hits jumpers to upset Rangers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit four three-pointers in the first 9 1/2 minutes and beat Forest Park 55-53 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen had struggled from the perimeter in their first two games, but Trent Arnold and Tretter Lyons each hit a three-pointer as they built a 13-5 first-quarter lead.
    Lyons and Arnold each added another one in the first 1:24 of the second quarter as the Marksmen extended their lead to 19-5.