Today's News

  • Singing rhymes

    South Perry Head Start Classroom 1 enjoyed learning about nursery rhymes during November. The children learned the rhyme Humpty Dumpty and were able to practice rhyming words. Pictured here is Keira Woodrun singing the nursery rhyme into her microphone.

  • Birth announcements, Dec. 22

    Zander Timothy Luecke
    Tim and Ashley Luecke of Evanston announce the birth of their son, Zander Timothy Luecke, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Luecke is the former Ashley Dale Evrard. Zander has two older siblings, Brendon, 7, and Evan, 6.
    Grandparents are Paul and Mary Luecke of Evanston, Gary and Rita Smith of Tell City and Dale and Magie Evrard of Shawnee, Ohio.

  • Lynch – Harpenau

    Stephanie Lynch and Ben Harpenau were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany.

    The bride is the daughter of Delbert and Cynthia Lynch of New Albany and the granddaughter of John and Judy Jacobi of Floyds Knobs.
    Mr. Harpenau is the son of Susan Harpenau of Tell City and Rick Harpenau of Santa Claus and the grandson of Bob and Janice Harpenau of Troy.

  • Commodores win battle of unbeatens to take JV tourney

    REO—Dillon Hubert had 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists as Perry Central beat South Spencer 61-44 to win a JV boys basketball tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City girls third at Jasper

    JASPER—Tell City won the 200-yard medley relay and finished third in overall team scores in a seven-team girls swimming invitational Satur-day.
    Host Jasper won with 371 points. Tell City scored 254, just seven behind second-place Terre Haute North.
    The Marksmen won the first event, with Jessica Ballman, Amanda Wagner, Bailey Malone and Charissa Lahee taking the 200 medley relay in 1:59.55.
    Wagner placed second in the 200 individual medley in 2:25.40 and in the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.30.

  • Tell City goes 2-7 in tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Justin Alvarez and Blake Alvey each went 7-2 to lead Tell City to a 2-7 record in Harrison’s 10-team, round-robin wrestling tourney Friday and Saturday.
    Tell City beat Forest Park 48-21 and Harrison 57-23 but lost to South Spencer 39-36, Heritage Hills 57-21, Reitz 72-12, Union County 55-18, Evansville Memorial 65-9, and Southridge 42-21.

  • Christian Academy routs shorthanded Cannelton

    NEW ALBANY—Playing without its starting guards, Cannelton fell behind by 20 points in the first quarter and lost to Christian Academy of Indiana 70-17 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Brandon Cook, the Bull-dogs’ leading scorer at 25.9 points per game, missed this game with a sprained ankle.
    Elijah Littles, the Bull-dogs’ other quick starting guard, was sick. He tried to play but after going about a minute was getting lightheaded and dizzy and signaled to Coach Brian Garrett to take him out.

  • Powers propels Bulldogs past Christian Academy

    NEW ALBANY—Sarah Powers scored 35 points as Cannelton trounced Christian Academy of Indiana 69-31 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Powers hit five three-point shots, three two-pointers, and 14 of 16 free throws. She raised her scoring average to 25.2 points per game.
    She and the Bulldogs were particularly hot in the second quarter, when they outscored the Warriors 30-9.
    Powers hit 11 of 11 free throws in that period.
    She added a three-pointer and a two-pointer for a 17-point quarter.

  • PC trounces Rebels; falls to Heritage Hills

    Sports Editor

    REO—Morgan Richardson and Ashley Graves combined for 22 points as Perry Central beat South Spencer 48-20 in the first round of the girls basketball PSC Holiday Tip-Off Tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City splits first two games

    Sports Editor

    REO—The inside-outside attack of McKenzie Hayes and Lacey Briggs led Tell City past South Spencer 41-30  in the second round of the girls basketball PSC Holiday Tip-Off Tourney Saturday.