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Today's News

  • Local students named to University of Evansville dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned positions on the University of Evansville dean’s list for academic achievements during the fall semester 2012:

  • Clayton named to Bellarmine dean’s list for fall semester

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – James Clayton of Tell City was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list for Bellarmine University. Placement on this list requires a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students, according to a press release from the university.

  • Klein – Peter

    Kathryn Elizabeth Klein and Derek Daniel Peter were united during an evening ceremony Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in a double-ring ceremony at The Church of the Holy Spirit, Louisville, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Michele and Larry Klein of Louisville. Mr. Peter is the son of Brenda and Dan Peter of Derby.

  • Tell City takes title in 10-team elementary wrestling conference

    NEWBURGH—The Tell City Wrestling Club had five individual champions as it won the 10-team Southern Indiana Elementary Wrestling Conference tourney Jan. 20.

  • Original Commodores were road Warriors

    Every other year Perry Central’s boys basketball team has to make long road trips on consecutive nights for Patoka Lake Athletic Conference games at Orleans and Mitchell on the same weekend.
    But if players or fans think that is tough, they should have to experience what Perry Central’s first boys basketball team had to endure: 88 consecutive road games.

  • Friday games postponed

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PERRY COUNTY—All three basketball games involving Perry County teams Friday were postponed due to an ice storm that hit the county.
    Perry Central’s home boys basketball game with Crawford County has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
    Perry Central had been scheduled to have its homecoming ceremonies during the Crawford County game but moved them to the Lanesville game Saturday, Jan. 26.

  • UPDATE - County cancels state of emergency

    County officials canceled just before 2 p.m. a state of emergency declared this morning.

    Original posting:

    Perry County was placed under a state of emergency shortly after 10 a.m. Friday due to icy roads.

  • Tell City 9th in PAC wrestling

    LINCOLN CITY—Aubrey Craig and Mason Waninger placed third in their weight classes but Tell City finished ninth in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as team champion with 220.5 points. Tell City scored 78.
    Craig, in the 106-pound weight class, and Waninger at 113 each went 3-1 with one pin.
    Craig lost a 3-2 decision to eventual champion Logan Dilbeck of Gibson Southern in the second round.

  • Patient Lions snare Bulldogs

    BLOOMINGTON—Lighthouse Christian’s patient offense resulted in a lot of layups in the Lions’ 54-44 girls basketball win over Cannelton Saturday.
    “They were really patient on offense and made us work (on defense) and we gave up a lot of easy baskets,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We had no help defense whatsoever.”
    At the other end the Bulldogs “missed a lot of 10- to 12-foot shots,” said Garrett.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in PAC

    LYNNVILLE—Loren Braunecker and Charissa Lahee each placed second in an individual event and a relay to lead Tell City to third place in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as champion with 369 points. Tell City scored 198.
    Braunecker took second in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:01.14 and Lahee was second in the 50 free in 27.14 seconds.
    They teamed with Derrian Zabel and Bailey Powell to place second in the 200 free relay in 1:55.56.
    Braunecker was third in the 200 free in 2:11.80 and Powell was fourth in 2:23.39.