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Today's News

  • Here Comes Santa Claus
  • Former hospital, adjoining lots sold

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – More than two years since treating its last patient, the former Perry County Memorial Hospital and adjoining lots will be sold soon. Meeting last Tuesday afternoon, hospital trustees approved the sale for $80,000. The buyer, represented by local Realtor Dennis Graves, was not identified and as of Friday, any sale had not been disclosed on the county’s public property records system.

  • Cannelton boys could face Jeffersonville

    Jeffersonville, with 2,068 students, is Indiana’s largest high school south of Indianapolis, and Cannelton, enrollment 83, is the smallest public high school in the state.
    But they could meet Dec. 21 in a boys basketball game at Cannelton.
    Both are entered in Hancock County, Ky.’s eight-team Aleris Christmas tourney Dec. 20-22.
    Cannelton had only seven home games scheduled this season, including two in its Cannelton Invitational Dec. 15-16.

  • Boonville defeats Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s forfeiting four matches and having a close match not go its way helped Boonville beat the Marksmen 41-27 in wrestling Tuesday.
    The Marksmen always forfeit the two smallest weight classes and had to forfeit two others Tuesday because some wrestlers did not make weight.
    Then Jordy Fulks edged previously unbeaten Tell City freshman Shane Braunecker 13-11 in the 132-pound weight class after Braunecker led 11-8.

  • Pike Central stymies Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central found some holes in Tell City’s 2-3 zone defense and beat the Marksmen 55-20 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Pike Central used a 1-3-1 half-court trap much of the game and “we struggled a few possessions against that,” said acting Tell City coach Dan Lacy. “And I know we didn’t shoot particularly well.”
    Tell City Coach John Hayes and center Kammie Jo Hayes missed the game due to a medical emergency in their family.

  • Eagles press past Bulldogs

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville’s full-court presses and half-court traps forced numerous turnovers as the Eagles beat Cannelton 107-33 in season-opening boys basketball Wednesday.
    “What I think we were unprepared for was how physical they were on defense,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “It’s hard to simulate that with your JV kids in practice, so that really hurt us.
    “I don’t know that we’ll run into a team that will be much better defensively than they are, especially for a Class A school.

  • Tell City outshoots, outrebounds PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used hot shooting streaks at the start of the first and third quarters to beat Perry Central 57-37 in season-opening boys basketball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen hit four of their first five shots from the field - and scored on a rebound of their miss - to jump to a 9-2 lead in the first 2:51, forcing Perry Central to call a timeout.
    Tell City added three more baskets after the timeout, though, to expand its lead to 15-2.

  • Birds bound for market
  • Shubael Little Village candlelit tour Dec. 9

    ROCKY POINT – The sixth annual Shubael Little Pioneer Village Candle Light tour will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, from 2 to 8 p.m.

    Step back in time 150 years ago and visit the homes of Perry County settlers who celebrated the Christmas season, as many today wish we still did. Enjoy a feast for the senses - interact with re-enactors, hear live music, and share light food and warm drinks from the period, warmed over the crackling of open hearths and wood stoves.

  • Musicians honored at Perry Central