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Today's News

  • Tractor rollover proves fatal for county man

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor
    ST. MARKS – A local man died of injuries he sustained Christmas Eve when a farm tractor he was operating near Atlanta Road overturned, pinning him underneath it.

    Mark Alan Wilgus, 51, died Friday at University of Louis-ville Hospital.
    Dispatchers at the Tell City Police Department received a call shortly after 3 p.m. from a woman who told them Wilgus was pinned underneath the tractor.

  • Alvey named to dean’s list

    TERRE HAUTE – Lucas Alvey of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list for the fall quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
    In order to be named to the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.3 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, according to Pete Gustafson, vice president for student affairs.
    Alvey is studying biomedical engineering. He is the son of Byron and Lucy Alvey.

  • Arnold second on Tell City's all-time scoring list

    Basketball records for local high schools from more than 45 years ago are often hard to verify.

  • Wolfpack mauls Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 27.3 percent from the field and 47.1 percent at the free-throw line in a 72-42 loss to Crawford County in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Corydon’s physical play derails PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Corydon used aggressive physical play to wear down Perry Central and beat the Commodores 64-49 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Cannelton survives first-round matchup

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit free throws better than usual to offset poor rebounding and field-goal shooting and beat Cloverport 60-56 in the first round of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Monday.

  • Several snowed-out events rescheduled

    PERRY COUNTY—Several local sports events snowed out the week of Dec.13-18 have been rescheduled.
    Perry Central’s varsity boys basketball home game with Springs Valley, postponed Dec. 17, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.
    The Commodores’ varsity girls basketball game at Orleans, postponed Dec. 16, has been reschedule for Thursday, Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times).

  • Commodores place 3 on all-tourney

    LEOPOLD—Three Perry Central girls basketball players were named to the All-PSC Holiday Tip-Off tourney team.
    Sophomore center Ashley Graves, senior forward Deidra Dickerson and senior guard Lavina Schwartz made all-tourney after helping the Commodores go 3-0 to win the round-robin event.
    Joining them on the all-tourney team were Tell City forward Stori Beard, South Spencer guard Samantha Beatty and Heritage Hills center Megan Kloeck.

  • Tell City graduate helps KWC women to 6-2 start

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City graduate Lauren Goffinet has helped Kentucky Wesleyan College’s women’s basketball team to a 6-2 start this season.
    Goffinet, a 5-foot-10 sophomore, is the only player to have started every game for the Panthers this season. Though she plays guard, she jumps center at the start of each game.
    New co-coaches Caleb and Nicole Nieman are using a running, pressing style this year, so they use a lot of players and the starters are playing slightly fewer minutes than last year.

  • PC football sectional title top local story

    Three IHSAA sectionals were won by Perry County teams in 2010, by Perry Central in football and boys and girls cross country—all in the fall.