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Today's News

  • Christian Academy holds off Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit only 20.9 percent from the field and 48.4 percent at the free-throw line in a 37-35 girls basketball loss to Christian Academy of Indiana Saturday.
    “We just came out flat and we never did have a good spurt,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Taylor Lawalin’s leaving the game with a knee injury midway through the third quarter didn’t help the Bulldogs’ cause.

  • Rebels’ zone stops Tell City

    ELIZABETH—Senior forward Bobby Sampson scored 25 points as South Central beat Tell City 74-54 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Sampson scored eight points in the first quarter as the Rebels jumped to a 24-11 lead and added 10 in the second quarter as they increased their lead to 45-22.
    At the other end Tell City had trouble attacking South Central’s 1-3-1 zone defense.
    “We didn’t look to attack it and get the ball in the middle or on the baseline,” said Tell City Coach Brent Owen.

  • Tell City goes 4-1 in own tourney

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used its advantage in depth over most of the teams to go 4-1 in its own six-team, wrestling round-robin Satur-day.
    The Marksmen beat Wood Memorial 72-12, North Posey 39-33, Mitchell 47-33, and Apollo 37-36 before losing 60-19 to Heritage Hills, which finished the day undefeated.

  • Mater Dei edges Perry Central in 2 OTs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE—Center Tyler Walsh scored 28 points, including the tying free throw in regulation, as Mater Dei edged Perry Central 57-56 in double overtime in boys basketball Saturday.
    The game was close all the way, featuring 16 lead changes.
    Perry Central built a 28-24 lead less than two minutes into the third quarter. But the Wildcats answered with a 9-0 run capped by a short left-handed hook shot by the right-handed Walsh.
    Perry Central took a 44-43 lead on a driving shot by Tanner Cassidy with two minutes left in regulation.

  • Sweet Ideas for a Homemade Holiday

    According to a recent survey, 40 percent of consumers plan to spend less this year on holiday gifts. Homemade gifts offer a solution to shrinking your budget without shrinking your gift list, and baked goods continue to be a popular choice. 

  • Gas prices fall nearly five cents

    PERRY COUNTY – Average retail gasoline prices in Indiana have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.34 per gallon, according to gasoline price Web site IndianaGasPrices.com. 

  • Eagle-viewing event set for 11 a.m. Jan. 5

    PATOKA – The 26th Annual Eagle Watch Special Event has been scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern standard time Jan. 5 at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center. 

  • Alter Society quilt winner announced

    SPENCER COUNTY – Congratulations are given to Diana Nix of Tell City, who is the winner of the Altar Society quilt raffle.
    The Rev. Chris Forler drew the winning number at the annual Christmas luncheon Dec. 5 at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.

  • Church News, Dec. 13

    Deer Creek Baptist to host Christmas program Sunday
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will hold a  candlelight service and children’s Christmas program at 6 p.m. Sunday.
    The church’s Christmas service will be at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 23. There will also be Christmas caroling at 6 p.m. Dec. 23. “Silent Night, Holy Night” will be performed by the adult choir.
    All are invited to attend.
     The church is also continuing Beth Moore’s 10-week Bible study lead by Cheri Taylor at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

  • Community Events, Dec. 13

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Former governor to host book signing
    TELL CITY – Former Indiana Governor Edgar Whitcomb will hold a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Cinderella’s in Tell City.