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Today's News

  • Santa’s Candy Castle to host Pez Day

    SANTA CLAUS – Santa’s Candy Castle will host its second annual Pez Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The free event offers a day full of Pez-themed fun for the entire family, organizers said.
    The centerpiece of the event will be a gigantic Pez collection on display, which features more than 1,000 unique items from around the world spanning seven decades.  

  • Annual 3-on-3 Power of Youth co-ed basketball tourney April 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Power of Youth Council is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tourney for the following age groups: junior high grades 6-8; senior-high grades 9-12 and adults out of high school. 
    The tourney is a fundraiser for the Power of Youth Grant Cycle, which will focus on youth and wellness. The tourney will be held April 6, beginning at 9 a.m. at William Tell Elementary School.  Registration is $25 per team with a maximum of four people on a team.

  • Driver flips rig, departs scene

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • Head Start students go fishing

    During January the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center enjoyed activities that taught them about transportation.

  • Marion and Patricia Saalman

    Marion “M.J.” and Patricia Saalman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 31, 2012.

    Mr. Saalman and the former Patricia Goffinet were married Dec. 31, 1962, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. The wedding party included maid of honor Charlotte Smith, bridesmaid Sandy Karney, best man Ronald Smith and groomsman Robert Goffinet.
    The couple has four children, Scott Saalman of Jasper, Patrick Saalman of Tell City and the late Kimberly and Kristie Saalman. The also have two grandchildren, Austin and Delaney Saalman.

  • Horse rescuers seek more financial help

    TELL CITY – Officials and volunteers with Horse Rescue South, based in Cannelton, told county commissioners in a regular meeting Monday they need support from the county but aren’t getting it.

  • Hornets sting cold Bulldogs

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Hancock County started the game hot and Cannelton was cold as Hancock County won 62-25 in girls basketball Saturday.
    The Hornets hit 49.1 percent from the field for the game compared with Cannelton’s 18.9 percent.
    “We came out flat,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We just couldn’t hit any shots—everything was short.
    “And we get tired down the stretch (because they have only six healthy players).”
    Meanwhile the Hornets were having little trouble scoring from almost anywhere.

  • Two Tell Citians finish sixth in wrestling regional

    NEWBURGH—Tell City’s Kain Crawford and Cody Osborne placed sixth in their weight classes at the Castle wrestling regional Saturday.
    Crawford got pinned in 3:00 by eventual champion Ashton Forzley of Mater Dei in a 152-pound first round match.
    Crawford then beat J.R. Wallace of Princeton 7-1 but got pinned by Will Vanhook of Reitz in 2:40.

  • Lahee propels Tell City to sixth in sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Charissa Lahee placed fourth in two individual races and a relay to lead Tell City to sixth place in the 11-team girls swim sectional Saturday.

  • Cook reaches 1,000 in loss to Hornets

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Brandon Cook scored the 1,000th point of his Cannelton basketball career in a 72-54 boys basketball loss to Hancock Saturday.
    The Bulldogs took a 13-10 lead at the end of the first quarter as they held the Hornets to 27 percent shooting from the field.
    Cannelton still led 19-18 midway through the second quarter before Kolton Keown hit a three-pointer to give Hancock County the lead.