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Today's News

  • Hayes scores 1,000th point

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes scored the 1,000th point of her Tell City varsity girls basketball career Saturday, but the Marksmen lost that game and one Tuesday.
    Tell City Coach John Lyons said his team played well in a 40-31 loss Saturday to Mount Vernon, which is ranked 11th in the state in Class 3A.
    “We were ahead by two (16-14) at halftime and they’re a good team,” Lyons said.

  • Cannelton’s defense scuttles Cloverport

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Allicyn Garrett had a statistical triple-double and Cannelton played strong defense to crush Cloverport 61-14 in girls basketball Monday.
    Garrett, a senior forward-center, scored a career-high 25 points, grabbed 16 rebounds, and made 10 steals.
    Cannelton forced 38 turnovers overall—27 on steals—and held the Aces to 16.2 percent field-goal shooting.

  • Bulldogs sting Hornets in OT

    MEDORA—Cannelton lost a 10-point lead but came back with strong defense to beat Medora 71-69 in overtime in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Bulldogs led 40-30 in the middle of the third quarter but “we got a little too aggressive” and “took a lot of forced shots,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.
    Medora took a 57-56 lead on a basket by center Roy Edwards in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter.

  • TC nips Blackhawks on basket at buzzer

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s Brian Arnold made a three-point shot at the buzzer to defeat Springs Valley 54-53 in boys basketball Saturday.
    With 44 seconds left, Springs Valley’s Sebastian  Baggett made 1 of 2 free throws to give the Blackhawks a 53-51 lead.
    The Marksmen missed their next shot and fouled Baggett with 0:30 left. This time he missed the front end of the one-and-bonus.
    Tell City grabbed the rebound but missed an eight-foot shot.

  • Perry Central holds off Lanesville 77-62

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—After having a 12-point lead wiped out, Perry Central hit clutch shots in the last 8:01 to beat Lanesville 77-62 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central got off to a hot start and built a 23-11 lead with 0:43 left in the first quarter after consecutive inside baskets by Tanner Cassidy.
    Lanesville chipped away, though, and took a 48-47 lead on a rebound basket by Alex Ansman of his missed free throw with 0:30 left in the third quarter.

  • St. Augustine Church to welcome Year of Faith visitors on the Pilgrims’ Path

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • Extension to help farm families with business planning

     EVANSVILLE – Family farmers can get tips from Purdue University specialists on business communication and dealing with accounting and legal issues during a succession planning program offered at 10 sites in Indiana.

  • Lending a Hand to a Friend

    Chicken dinners that drew rave reviews sold out in just a few hours at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds Saturday. A benefit for local volunteer firefighter Zach Taylor drew hundreds of people for dinners, a large auction and evening euchre tourney. Money raised will help pay travel and other expenses for the family of the 19-year-old third-generation member of the Anderson Township Fire Department. He is currently fighting lymphoma and leukemia and faces several more months of treatment. The crew pictured above prepared meals in the building’s basement.

  • Maintaining the priority

    By Bobby Cox

  • Visitors center already paying off for downtown

    By VINCE LUECKE