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Today's News

  • Tell City’s defense stops Corydon cold

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held Corydon to 17.6 percent field-goal shooting and its season-low point total as the Marksmen romped 46-18 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday afternoon.
    Corydon entered the game 0-6 but was averaging 38.3 points per game and had scored at least 30 in every game.
    The Panthers also got one of their top players, 6-foot-6 junior Bradley Nalley, back one game earlier after he had been sidelined with an injury.

  • Wolfpack hold off Tell City comeback

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After falling behind by 13 points twice, Tell City made a strong comeback against Crawford County in the second round of the boys basketball PSC Holiday Classic Friday evening.
    But poor free-throw shooting ultimately derailed the comeback as the Marksmen lost 52-46.
    “I told our kids at halftime (when Tell City trailed 21-10) that if we play as hard as we can the rest of the way we’ll have a chance to come back,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch.

  • Local teams to be busy this weekend

    After each had two weeks off, down time is definitely over for Tell City and Perry Central’s boys basketball teams.
    Each will play three games in less than 35 hours at the PSC Holiday Classic this weekend, with all their games at Tell City’s Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.
    For the first time the entire, eight-team tourney will be played in two days, with first-round games played during a weekday for the first time.

  • TC cross country team provided top story of year again

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PERRY COUNTY—Last year Tell City’s boys cross country team’s placing 10th in the state - in a one-class sport - was Perry County’s top sports story of 2016.
    This year the Marksmen topped that by placing eighth in the state, so again they provided us with the top sports story of the year.
    Before reaching the state meet, they won the PAC meet for the fifth year in a row, the Jasper sectional for the fifth year in a row, and the 10-team Crawford County regional for the third year in a row.

  • Museum open house
  • Garage fire
  • Bruner graduates from ISU
  • Perry Central Rising Stars
  • Two nabbed after Tuesday pursuit

    TROY – A short pursuit Tuesday night landed two people in jail on multiple drug charges.

    According to Lt. Roger Smith with the Tell City Police Department, officers attempted to stop a car driven by John A. Fortwendel, 27.

    The pursuit ended in Troy, where Fortwendel allegedly parked his car next to a residence. He and a  passenger, identified by police as Brittany Babbitt, 26, of Elizabeth, allegedly tried to run but were apprehended.

  • Former judge, longtime attorney David Huber dies at age 80

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    CANNELTON – A Cannelton High School graduate whose intelligence and determination took him from Perry County to the halls of Harvard University and nearly to Congress before launching an honored legal career of his own died this week.

    J. David Huber passed away Tuesday at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was 80 years old.