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Today's News

  • Marion and Patricia Saalman

    Marion “M.J.” and Patricia Saalman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 31, 2012.

    Mr. Saalman and the former Patricia Goffinet were married Dec. 31, 1962, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. The wedding party included maid of honor Charlotte Smith, bridesmaid Sandy Karney, best man Ronald Smith and groomsman Robert Goffinet.
    The couple has four children, Scott Saalman of Jasper, Patrick Saalman of Tell City and the late Kimberly and Kristie Saalman. The also have two grandchildren, Austin and Delaney Saalman.

  • Horse rescuers seek more financial help

    TELL CITY – Officials and volunteers with Horse Rescue South, based in Cannelton, told county commissioners in a regular meeting Monday they need support from the county but aren’t getting it.

  • Hornets sting cold Bulldogs

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Hancock County started the game hot and Cannelton was cold as Hancock County won 62-25 in girls basketball Saturday.
    The Hornets hit 49.1 percent from the field for the game compared with Cannelton’s 18.9 percent.
    “We came out flat,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We just couldn’t hit any shots—everything was short.
    “And we get tired down the stretch (because they have only six healthy players).”
    Meanwhile the Hornets were having little trouble scoring from almost anywhere.

  • Two Tell Citians finish sixth in wrestling regional

    NEWBURGH—Tell City’s Kain Crawford and Cody Osborne placed sixth in their weight classes at the Castle wrestling regional Saturday.
    Crawford got pinned in 3:00 by eventual champion Ashton Forzley of Mater Dei in a 152-pound first round match.
    Crawford then beat J.R. Wallace of Princeton 7-1 but got pinned by Will Vanhook of Reitz in 2:40.

  • Lahee propels Tell City to sixth in sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Charissa Lahee placed fourth in two individual races and a relay to lead Tell City to sixth place in the 11-team girls swim sectional Saturday.

  • Cook reaches 1,000 in loss to Hornets

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Brandon Cook scored the 1,000th point of his Cannelton basketball career in a 72-54 boys basketball loss to Hancock Saturday.
    The Bulldogs took a 13-10 lead at the end of the first quarter as they held the Hornets to 27 percent shooting from the field.
    Cannelton still led 19-18 midway through the second quarter before Kolton Keown hit a three-pointer to give Hancock County the lead.

  • Shooting slump derails Tell City plan for upset

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s game plan worked well early in Saturday’s PAC boys basketball game with Gibson Southern. Then the Marksmen hit a prolonged shooting slump in a 57-38 loss.

  • Perry Central stops Rebels

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

    REO—Tanner Cassidy scored 18 points and Perry Central held South Spencer to 12 of 35 field-goal shooting in a 43-32 boys basketball win Saturday night.
    After the Rebels jumped ahead 6-0 in the first quarter, the Commodores outscored them 24-14 the rest of the half to take a 24-20 lead.
    Though they shot just 6 of 20 from the floor in the first half, the Commodores hit four three-pointers. Three of them were by Dacota Schaad, who scored all nine of his points in the second quarter.

  • Commodores sink Rangers in OT

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Clutch shooting by several players and maybe a little help from above allowed Perry Central to beat Forest Park 60-58 in overtime in the first round of Forest Park’s girls basketball sectional Wednesday.

  • High water closes sections of Indiana 66

    PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation said Monday afternoon portions of Indiana 66 in the county are covered by high water.

    Sections of the highway from Indiana 62 at Sulphur to Indiana 70 at Derby and from Derby to Indiana 166 at Rocky Point are closed.

    When encountering a flooded roadway, INDOT urges drivers to turn around and not drive through standing water. Six inches of standing water is enough to cause passenger cars to stall and a foot of water will float many vehicles. For the latest road conditions, visit www.trafficwise.in.gov.