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Today's News

  • Braves oust Bulldogs

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton couldn’t get its spiking attack going as it lost to Tecumseh 25-9, 25-5, 25-9 in the first round of Tecumseh’s Class A volleyball sectional Saturday.

  • Peter qualifies for state meet third straight year

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central senior Cathryn Peter qualified for the state cross country meet for the third year in a row with her performance in the Brown County semistate Saturday.
    But neither Perry Central team advanced. The top six teams of each gender’s 20-team field qualified for state, but Perry Central finished seventh in the boys race and 13th in the girls race.
    The top 15 individuals also advanced. Peter placed 12th in the girls race in 19:00.2, her best time ever.

  • Frontline depth helps Tell City defeat PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Strong frontline play by McKenzie Hayes, Logan Flannagan and Kassidie Hayes helped Tell City beat Perry Central 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 in the Class 2A volleyball sectional semifinals Saturday afternoon.
    “I told them if Logan and Kassidie are on, we have a great chance of winning, and they played their hearts out,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.
    McKenzie Hayes made 17 kills, Flannagan nine kills and two solo blocks, and Kassidie Hayes six kills and one block.

  • Defense helps Wildcats beat Tell City for title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Mater Dei used strong defense in the front and back rows to beat Tell City 25-22, 25-22, 23-25, 25-10 to win the Forest Park volleyball sectional Saturday night.
    The Wildcats put two blockers on Tell City kills leader McKenzie Hayes at all times and held her to 17 kills, about two below her average.
    They always had three tall spiker/blockers in the front row while Tell City usually had just two.

  • Shubael Little Village on tour
  • Scott selected as Lands Program Manager for HNF

    BEDFORD – Hoosier National Forest District Ranger Chris Zimmer announced that Ron Scott is the new Lands and Minerals Program Manager for the Forest. Scott started work Sept. 10.

  • United Way Youth Day of Caring returns Nov. 4

    PERRY COUNTY – United Way of Perry County will sponsor its community-wide Youth Day of Caring Nov. 4. Junior- and senior-high-school-age youth from churches, schools, Scout groups, 4-H clubs and other organizations are invited to assist local nonprofit organizations in the community. 

  • Two men charged in tire-store burglary

    PERRY COUNTY – Two men were arrested Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the burglary of Buddy’s Tire Shop near Cannelton.

  • Catholic Charities walks set for Nov. 11

    TELL CITY – Catholic Charities will host a pair of walks Nov. 11 to raise awareness of the organization’s efforts. A walk at St. Meinrad Catholic Church will begin at 9:30 a.m. A second walk at St. Paul Catholic Church will begin around 10:30 a.m. For more information on Catholic Charities, visit catholiccharitiestellcity.org. 

  • New Directions under new ownership

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting along with the open house of New Directions Health & Fitness Oct. 16 to celebrate the new ownership. Pictured from left are Jason Powers; tae kwon do instructor; James Rash, co-owner; Bruce DuPont, co-owner; Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing; Missy Arnold; Joyce Crawford and Cheri Taylor, executive director of the chamber. Back row: Tina Ziegelgruber, Gerald James, James Wilhite, Gretchen Lain, Anita Wilhite, Joetta Newton, Jenny Richter and Sarah Chinn. New Directions is located at 632 Main St.in Tell City.