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Today's News

  • Poor defense costs Bulldogs in 97-87 loss

    COLUMBUS—Cannelton boys basketball coach Brian Garrett had a simple reason for his team’s 97-87 loss to Columbus Christian Saturday: “We just didn’t defend.
    “We scored 87 points and got beat by 10. Defensively we’ve got to do something different. I don’t know if we start working on gimmicks or what.”
    He said the Bulldogs struggled trying to play zone defenses early in the season so he has had them playing man-to-man almost exclusively in recent games.

  • 19-3 Rebel run stops Tell City

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

    REO—South Spencer went on a 19-3 run in the second and third quarters to beat Tell City 58-41 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen’s offense played at a slow pace in the first quarter, where they had two possessions last more than a minute.
    Each team attempted just seven shots in the first period, with the Rebels taking an 8-7 lead.
    The Rebels broke a 15-15 tie by closing the first half on an 8-1 run to pull ahead 23-16.

  • Tell City edges PC in overtime

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

    LEOPOLD—McKenzie Hayes scored 22 points and hit four clutch free throws in overtime to help Tell City defeat county rival Perry Central 44-40 in girls basketball Monday.
    With just over a minute to play, Hannah Schaefer penetrated into the lane and scored the first points of overtime to give Tell City a 40-38 lead.
    The Commodores had four opportunities on the ensuing possession, but came away scoreless after a Brittany Parker three-pointer rolled in and out.

  • Malone named to IU dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON – Aaron Ross Malone has been named to the dean’s list at Indiana University for the 2012 fall semester. Students must have a 3.7 grade-point average or above on a 4.0 scale in order to be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana University.

    He will graduate in the spring of 2013 with a bachelor of science in human biology with a concentration in human health and disease, a certificate of business foundations from the Kelley School of Business, and minors in chemistry and psychology.

  • VU announces 2012 fall graduates

    VINCENNES – Vincennes University recently released its list of graduate students for fall 2012. The graduate list includes students from the Vincennes campus, Jasper campus, Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis, military bases and other extended sites.

  • Ribbon cutting for Greenhouse & Bouquets

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of The Greenhouse & Bouquets Nov. 8. 

  • St. Isidore confirmation class

    St. Isidore the Farmer Parish’s in Bristow held confirmation Oct. 14 at the St. Meinrad Parish.

  • Church News, Jan. 17

    Creation scientist to speak at CCC
    TELL CITY – David McQueen, a career geologist for Louisiana and a life-long creationist, will speak Jan. 20 at Community Christian Church, 821 10th St., in Tell City.

  • Community Events, Jan. 17

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.


    Legion chicken dinners Jan. 27

    TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 in Tell City will sell fried chicken dinners beginning at noon Jan. 27 at the post home.

  • Miss Merry Christmas

    Kalea Jones was crowned Miss Merry Christmas Nov. 30, at Town Square Mall in Owensboro, Ky.