Today's News

  • Cannelton routs Trinity

    CANNELTON—Sarah Powers scored 23 points as Cannelton overwhelmed Whitesville Trinity 72-31 in girls basketball Monday.
    Powers made 10 of 10 free throws to raise her season free-throw shooting to 80.3 percent (53 of 66).
    She scored 13 points in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 41-14 lead.
    “She only played a little over half the game,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Allicyn Garrett added 15 points and Sammie James and Mikah Hemmings each scored 13.

  • PC girls pull away from Eagles in fourth quarter

    LANESVILLE—Ashley Graves had 15 points, 15 rebounds, four blocked shots and three steals as Perry Central beat Lanesville 57-42 in girls basketball Monday.
    Graves hit 6 of 9 shots from the field and 3 of 4 free throws as she dominated inside against the shorter Eagles despite their playing a box-and-one defense on her.
    She sat out about eight minutes of the first half in foul trouble, though.

  • TC hits 61 percent to defeat Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 60.7 percent from the field and outrebounded Cannelton 38-15 to beat the Bulldogs 85-59 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Perry Central steals win over Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central made 15 steals in a 60-46 boys basketball win over Tell City Tuesday.

  • COLUMN: Rethinking Education Reform

    By JAMES GUTHRIE, Guest Columnist

    As budget crises deepen across the country, many fear that education funding could be put on the chopping block. If school budgets are reduced, will it be possible to get a high-quality education in public schools?

    The simple answer is yes. A high-quality education might be priceless in today’s economy. But it doesn’t have to be overly expensive.

  • Online surveys offered for competitiveness program

    TELL CITY – Perry County is participating in the Indiana Hometown Competitiveness program, an initiative to empower hometowns to enhance their prosperity and quality of life. The program has five pillars: youth, leadership, entrepreneurship, charitable wealth and rural families economic success.

  • Input sought by HTC entrepreneurship group

    TELL CITY – Perry County is participating in the Indiana HomeTown Competitiveness Program based on a successful application submitted by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce.

    Indiana HTC concentrates on five areas called pillars: youth, leadership, entrepreneurship, charitable wealth and rural families economic success.

    The program is now in phase one of the project. During this phase, each pillar is performing an assessment on how Perry County currently stands in each area listed above.

  • Officer runs bus stop arm

    TELL CITY – An off-duty Tell City police officer allegedly ran a school-bus stop arm Nov. 11.

    Patrolman Bryce Hammack was driving his city-issued squad car at 16th and Mozart streets and stopped just the extended arm of the bus that morning.

    Hammack reported what happened to department officials. The driver of the bus, who said she was contacted by Police Chief Greg Hendershot, reported the incident as well the same day.

    The driver of the bus said Hammack was traveling eastbound and the sun was likely in his face at the time.

  • Lawn mower catches fire

    TELL CITY – A woman called Nov. 13 to report that her lawn mower had caught fire in woods at 4530 Sulphur Valley Road. Lori Cassidy called at 2:44 p.m. and Anderson Township firefighters were dispatched to the scene.

  • Woods fire on Cedar Road

    BRISTOW – Anderson Township and St. Meinrad firefighters fought a blaze in woods near Cedar Road Nov. 13. Susan Bobe, 5015 Cedar Road, placed a call at 3 p.m. advising that a fire in woods had knocked out power to the home.

    Anderson Township firefighters were at the scene until around 6 p.m.