Today's News

  • Stowe – Coyle

    Jennifer Stowe and Chris Coyle of Cannelton were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Blue Heron Winery in Rocky Point.

  • Young Perry County men outnumber women

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Of all of the reams of data collected, sorted and released by the U.S. Census Bureau, one set may be more relevant to some than all of the others: the local community’s ratio of men to women.

    The bureau released information down to the small-community level Thursday, and for people in their late teens, options in Perry County are better for females than males.

  • Census Bureau releases data covering 2006-’10

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – The U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday estimates from its American Community Survey for the years 2006-10. The agency calls the survey “the most relied-on source for detailed, up-to-date socio-economic statistics covering every community in the nation every year.”

  • Kleiser – Tempel

    Lee Ann Kleiser of Fulda and Daniel Tempel of Santa Claus announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Raiders defeat TC

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City gave up only one pin but lost to Southridge 46-22 in wrestling Tuesday.
    “I can see some big improvement,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “Southridge loves to cradle and not a single kid got put in a cradle—we worked on that all week.”
    Justin Alvarez scored a pin for Tell City, nailing Blake Meyerholtz in 1:12. Litherland noted that Meyerholtz won a tourney at Mater Dei the previous weekend.

  • 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.