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Today's News

  • Herzog completes Marine recruit training

    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Marine Corps PFC Spencer J. Herzog graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Deport, Parris Island Nov. 21.

    The 13-weeek course included close-order drill, marksmanship with M-16A4 riffles, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. Herzog was also honored with an award for the highest shooter in his platoon.

  • Christmas sing-a-long, story time at Tell City library Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch will host a Christmas story time and caroling experience for all the young at heart from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
    Tell City native and professional singer and performer Lisa Lawalin McTighe will lead caroling with traditional classic Christmas carols. There will also be a special Christmas story and craft session.
    The public is welcome to join the library staff for this Christmas sing-a-ling-a-ling story time and caroling. The program is free to all.

  • EUCC’s Women’s Guild donates to PCCA

    The Women’s Guild of the Evangelical United Church of Christ recently donated $250 to the Perry County Council on Aging. Council President Jean Etienne, right, accepts the donation check from guild member Melba Ayer.

    The Guild also donated $250 equally to the Perry County Food Coalition, Crisis Connections and the Perry County Council of Agencies. The church donates proceeds from its fall bazaar each year to local charities.

  • Boonville boys outswim Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Boonville won 9 of 12 events to beat Tell City 110-51 in boys swimming Monday.
    Collin Malone and Luke Thomas were Tell City’s only individual winners. Malone took the 200-yard freestyle in 2:36.57 and Thomas won the 500 free in 7:09.60.
    Thomas teamed with Will Roberts, Gage Otto and Kyle Goffinet to win the 400 free relay in 5:14.79.
    Roberts placed second in the 200 individual medley in 3:02.33 and in the 100 free in 1:03.34.

  • Boonville holds off Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City won seven of the 12 events but Boonville took more second and third places to edge the Marksmen 90-89 in girls swimming Monday.
    Charissa Lahee and Loren Braunecker each won two individual events and two relays for the Marksmen.
    Lahee took the 50-yard freestyle in 29.06 seconds and the 100 free in 1:05.16.
    She teamed with Derrian Zabel, Bailey Powell and Braunecker to win the 200 free relay in 2:02.49.
    Lahee, Zabel, Braunecker and Powell took the 400 free relay in 4:37.20.

  • Hawesville Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Hawesville Baptist Church welcomes the Rev. Barry E. Fields as the new church pastor.  
    Fields has spent the last five years in Buffalo, Ky., and began serving in Hawesville Nov. 18.  Everyone is invited to join the congregation each Sunday at 8:45 a.m. for Sunday School and at 10 a.m. for morning worship. The church is located at 290 Main Street in Hawesville.

  • Bulldogs outshoot Trinity

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Some full-court pressure helped jump-start Cannelton’s offense in a 54-33 girls basketball win over Whitesville Trinity Monday.
    “We started out kind of flat and we had to press a little bit (starting about halfway through the first quarter) to create some turnovers,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We got some easy baskets off it.”
    The Bulldogs used the same tactic in the third quarter after Trinity cut their 16-point halftime lead to eight points.

  • Church News, Nov. 29

    Gospel sing at Little Pigeon Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host a gospel sing Saturday at the church.
    Special guest singers will be Rejoicing Souls. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and singing will begin at 7 p.m.
    All are welcome to attend.

    St. Boniface Christmas party Monday

  • PC outrebounds Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Graves had 22 points and 19 rebounds as Perry Central trounced Lanesville 70-29 in girls basketball Monday.
    Graves hit 9 of 13 shots from the field as she dominated inside at both ends of the floor against the shorter Eagles.
    She also had five assists, four blocked shots and two steals.
    Perry Central grabbed 56 rebounds overall, including 22 at its offensive end.
    Brittany Parker, a 5-foot-2 guard, grabbed eight rebounds to back Graves. Hannah Edwards and Megan Thomas each added seven.

  • Cook’s hot hand lifts Cannelton past TC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—No one could explain just what caused Brandon Cook’s hot third-quarter shooting streak Saturday, but it carried Cannelton past Tell City 65-60 in boys basketball.
    Cook scored 12 of his game-high 33 points in the third quarter as the Bulldogs extended their lead to 47-39.
    He had only nine points in the first half on 2 for 6 field-goal shooting and 5 of 5 free throws, and he sat out the last 3:45 of that half with three fouls.