Today's News

  • Marksmen, Commodores split games

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held Perry Central to nine points in the second half and beat the Commodores 27-24 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.

  • PC girls fall to Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central couldn’t overcome a cold first half and lost to Tecumseh 44-41 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores stayed close throughout despite hitting only 8 of 27 from the field in the first half and 16 of 42 (38.1 percent) for the game.
    “We didn’t shoot very well in the first half,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    “They were collapsing on Ashley (Graves, Perry Central’s center). Morgan (Richardson) was hitting and that was about it.”

  • Canelton hot in victory

    CANNELTON—Hot three-point shooting helped Cannelton beat New Harmony 60-50 in girls basketball Friday.
    New Harmony jumped to a 10-4 lead and still led 10-9 after the first quarter. But the Bulldogs hit six three-pointers—three apiece by Sarah Powers and Mikah Hemmings—in a 24-point second quarter as they took control.
    A full-court press also helped the Bulldogs build a 33-18 halftime lead.
    “We started out pressing and forced a few turnovers and got some layups to stretch our lead out,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Tell City girls knock off Jeeps

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 19 points, 14 rebounds, six steals and four assists as Tell City upset Northeast Dubois 42-37 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Northeast Dubois entered the game 6-0 and ranked fifth in the state in Class A.
    The Jeeps took a four-point lead midway through the fourth quarter, but Tell City battled back.
    Logan Flannagan scored inside twice to tie the score and Hannah Schaefer scored inside to give the Marksmen a 39-37 lead. All three of those baskets came on nice assists from Hayes.

  • Raiders pass TC in 2nd half

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge hit 66.7 percent from the field in the second half to beat Tell City 56-44 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    Tell City led 24-19 after Tristan Simmons made a steal and a layup to start the third-quarter scoring.
    Southridge committed only four more turnovers, though, and hit 12 of 18 field-goal attempts the rest of the way, including 6 of 8 from three-point range.
    That was after hitting just 9 of 28 in the first half, including 1 for 10 from three-point range.

  • Bulldogs run past Rappites

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannelton used a balanced scoring attack to defeat New Harmony 76-56 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs had a player score at least eight points in each quarter. Brandon Cook scored eight in the first quarter and nine in the second quarter.
    Quinn Duke scored 10 in the third quarter, and Cook and Elijah Littles each scored nine in the fourth quarter.
    All three players shot at least 60 percent from the field.

  • PC’s defense stops Trojans

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s full-court defense held Wood Memorial to 23.8 percent field-goal shooting as the Commodores won 72-37 in boys basketball Friday.
    Wood Memorial took its only lead at 3-2 on a baseline jumper by Kendall Ayers with 6:55 left in the first quarter.
    Derek Thomas made a two point jump shot to start a 10-0 Perry Central run over the next 3:03.
    Thomas made another basket, followed by two inside baskets by Colten Hedinger, and an 8-footer by Trent Brown.

  • Free Christmas concert set for Sunday

    The public is invited to the free Tell City Junior-Senior High School Christmas Concert at 4 p.m.Sunday in the school's auditorium.

    "The students have worked really hard and would love to see you in the audience," said Randy Roccia, chorus director.

  • Koch jailed in Perry County; charged with OWI

    CANNELTON – Philip Koch, the Santa Claus businessman arrested last month in Warrick County on a charge of domestic battery, was jailed in Perry County Friday after allegedly found to be under the influence of methamphetamine and other drugs.

    Koch was arrested after his car rear-ended another vehicle on Indiana 66 at a temporary stoplight on the north side of the city. Dispatchers received a 911 call from the driver, Gina Elliott, advising that her car had been struck while she was stopped for the light.

  • Families in need of winter coats, blankets invited to Catholic Charities

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities is currently conducting its annual winter coat and blanket giveaway.
    If you or someone you know needs a winter coat, organizers ask they come to Catholic Charities for assistance. Due to the generosity of local residents, the group has a very good supply of coats for all ages - small children through adults. There are also several blankets to choose from.