Today's News

  • Jeeps nip Perry Central in bottom of 7th

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Perry Central 7-6 in the first round of the Northeast Dubois baseball classic Saturday.
    Perry Central scored three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game 6-6.
    But in the bottom of the seventh the Jeeps got a leadoff single. An error on a sacrifice bunt and an intentional walk to Cameron Riecker, who had hit two home runs in the game, loaded the bases.
    The next batter singled home the winning run.

  • Cannelton splits doubleheader with Tecumseh

    CANNELTON—Larry Holman drove in four runs and Hunter Herzog scored four as Cannelton beat Tecumseh 20-10 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Bryce Garrett went 4 for 5 to lead Cannelton’s 11-hit attack. Herzog went 3 for 5 with two doubles.
    “We got a little more patient at the plate and hit the ball better,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “The first game we were just up there hacking.”
    Holman was the winning pitcher. He gave up six hits and four walks and struck out three in 41⁄3 innings.

  • Tell City scores late to beat Evansville Memorial

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City scored its first run in the sixth inning to tie the score and then scored two in the seventh to beat Evansville Memorial 3-1 in baseball Monday.
    Freshman catcher Gant Miller, filling in for injured Austin Paulin, started the Tell City seventh with a double.
    Trent Zuelly singled him to third and Rhett Baumeister followed with a sacrifice fly to center field.
    Drew Mowery doubled to drive in Zuelly with an insurance run.

  • Holman propels Bulldogs to win over Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Larry Holman drove in a school-record seven runs as Cannelton beat Perry Central 16-4 in baseball Monday.
    Holman went 4 for 4 with four doubles and a sacrifice fly.
    “I’m just relaxing my hands and seeing the ball,” he said.
    The Bulldogs outhit Perry Central 15-7. Hunter Herzog and Tristan Simmons each added three hits for the Bulldogs and Bryce Garrett had two.
    Herzog was also hit by a pitch twice and scored five runs.

  • Perry Central 2nd, Tell City 5th in boys invitational

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Alex Newton won two events to lead Perry Central to second place in Tell City’s nine-team boys track invitational Saturday.
    Forest Park won with 138 points and Perry Central scored 103. Tell City was fifth with 78.
    Newton won the 1600-meter run in 4:37.00 and placed second in the 3200 in 10:18.56.
    He teamed with Abe Schwartz, Paul Schwartz and Bryce Lain to win the 3200 relay in 8:22.87.

  • Tell City nips Perry Central for girls title

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls track team has not won a dual meet this season but won four events to win its own eight-team invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 106 points to edge Perry Central by 2.5 and Forest Park by 3 for the title.
    “I knew at the start of the year that we’d be way better in big meets than little meets,” said Tell City Coach Katie Weyer.

  • Police dog to get help keeping cool in summer

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton police dog Erik has a new best friend – a device that will help ensure his patrol vehicle doesn’t get too hot while he waits for his human.

    Cannelton Patrolman and canine handler Micah Jackson said he could be away from his vehicle while working a call, and his drug-detecting companion can be left inside. It’s not unusual for a police car’s air conditioning to stop working, the officer explained. 

  • Dream ride

    Remember your first bike ride? Chase Hampton will likely never forget his ... or the community support that allowed him to climb aboard a custom-designed shiny trike Sunday. 

  • Carter tells commissioners county needs more officers

    Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – People from outside Perry County could see current federal-budget problems as a “green light” to begin moving in to make methamphetamine, the county commissioners heard in a regular meeting April 1.

  • Evans to lead PCDC efforts

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Development Corp., Perry County’s economic development agency, announced this week the hiring of Alvin C. Evans as its new president and chief executive officer.