Today's News

  • Crawford County outshoots Marksmen

    Sports Correspondent

    MARENGO—Crawford County used hot shooting in the third quarter to defeat Tell City 59-41 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen trailed only 18-8 at halftime, but the Wolfpack outscored Tell City 12-2 in the first 3:30 of the second half to take a commanding lead.
    Back-to-back three-pointers by Brady Carlton and Noah Sturgeon ignited Crawford County, which went on to make 7 of 15 from long range for the game.

  • Cannelton posts best point total in victory

    MADISON—Better than usual shooting and rebounding helped Cannelton post its season-high point total in a 77-47 boys basketball victory over Madison Christian Monday.
    The Bulldogs hit 46.3 percent from the field and outrebounded the Madison team 40-18.
    Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder said his team’s “dramatic size advantage” was the biggest reason for the rebounding differential. “They weren’t very big.

  • Perry Central falls to Mitchell

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD— Perry Central’s first half turnovers proved costly in a 56-45 PLAC boys basketball loss to Mitchell Saturday.
    Perry Central had an 8-5 lead with 5:26 left in the first quarter, when Mitchell’s Daulton Blackwell made a three-pointer to tie the score.
    The Commodores turned the ball over nine times in the first half leading to a 17-4 Bluejacket run. Gage Forrest started the run making one of two free throws. Later in the run he made a two-point field goal, then a three-point play.

  • Perry Central royalty crowned
  • Community Events; Jan. 28

    VFW breakfast buffet Saturday


    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 at the post home.

    Scrambled eggs or made to order. The cost is $7 (price includes tax). Carry-outs are available and the public is invited. 


    Cancer support meeting Tuesday


  • Branchville’s Winter Revival scheduled to return Feb. 25

    BRANCHILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility will hold its annual Winter Revival Feb. 25 through Feb. 27. Events include live music, guest speakers, personal testimonies, baptisms and communion.

    Kickoff for this event will be Thursday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m.

    Services will be Friday, Feb. 26, at 8 to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 27, at 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Lt. Governor Launches 2016 Hoosier Women Artists Contest

    INDIANAPOLIS – Recently, Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann announced details for the 2016 Hoosier Women Artists Contest. The annual competition was established to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting talented female artists throughout Indiana.

    The contest celebrates a wide variety of graphic arts including drawing, painting and photography. Past entries have included, but are not limited to portraits, landscapes, still lifes, animals, buildings, interdisciplinary arts and abstracts.

  • Life’s lessons best directed by the hand of God

    Pastor Ben Rake

    Guest Columnist


    My friends, I would like to encourage you to think with me for a few minutes, about life – your life and mine. You are my friend, one that I do really care for and care about.

    No, I may not have personally met you, but I really care about you and actually want the very best for you. As you succeed, I succeed. As you progress, so do I. I want the best for you every day.

  • Cannelton’s Basketball Homecoming candidates announced

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School will celebrate its 2016 homecoming, “Welcome Home to the Black and Gold” Friday, Jan. 29 in the Cannelton Community Center starting at approximately 6:15 p.m.

    There are four queen candidates.

  • Perry Central Elementary School honor rolls released

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released the honor rolls for both the second quarter of the first semester and the first semester as a whole.

    Second quarter

    Grade 3 distinguished honor roll: Thomas Edwards, Clara Foertsch, Molly Goffinet, Aubreigh Gogel, Rylie Horrom, Trista Jones, Hunter Kellems, Teyah Mullis, Celena Peter, Savannah Schaad, Naomie Schultz, Kya Smith, Caleb VanWinkle, Gavin Wallace, Julia Walsh, Savannah Whistle and Cole Yeager.