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Today's News

  • TCJSHS to host financial-aid night

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial-aid workshop at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the high-school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial-aid representative will explain step-by-step procedures for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.
    All parents of students who plan to file the FAFSA are urged to attend. The federal processing office must receive the form by March 10.

  • ‘Lincoln and Medicine’ author to speak at Lincoln Day program

    LINCOLN CITY – Glenna Schroeder-Lein, author of the book “Lincoln and Medicine,” will be the featured speaker at the annual Lincoln Day program Feb. 10.  
    The program will begin at 2 p.m. and will be held in the Abraham Lincoln Hall of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Lincoln City.
    The 2013 Lincoln Day program will include presentation of the colors by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, special music and other ceremonial activities to honor the memory of Abraham Lincoln and his family.  

  • Chamber business awards nominations currently sought

    PERRY COUNTY – Nominations are being taken for the 2012 Business of the Year honors. Nominees must be a 2013 Perry County Chamber of Commerce member and can be nominated in three categories.
    The large business chosen for the award will have 25 or more full-time equivalent employees, the small business will have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees and an award will also be given for Entrepreneur of the Year.

  • Bishop – Simpson

    Alyssa Rene Bishop and Zachary Alan Simpson were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Glasgow, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Tony and Anice Bishop of Glasgow. Mr. Simpson is the son of Greg and Roxanne Simpson of Tell City.
    Serving as pastor of the ceremony was Brother Brandon Porter of Glasgow.

  • Bulldogs fall 56-29

    ORLEANS—Cannelton grabbed only 21 rebounds in a 56-29 girls basketball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    “We got off to a slow start and so did they,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then in the second quarter they started hitting their shots and rebounding.”
    Orleans outscored the Bulldogs 20-8 in the second quarter to build a 30-10 halftime lead.
    Mikah Hemmings led Cannelton with 16 points and Allicyn Garrett added 10. Hemmings hit 4 of 12 from the field and 7 of 8 free throws and Garrett hit 4 of 13 from the field.

  • Tell City girls defeat South Spencer

    TELL CITY—Derrian Zabel won one individual event and three relays as Tell City trounced South Spencer 122-36 in girls swimming Wednesday.

  • Tell City outswims South Spencer, Heritage Hills

    LINCOLN CITY—Hunter Sandage won two individual races and two relays as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 95-66 in boys swimming Thursday.

  • Bulldogs cold in loss to Crothersville

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannelton could not find its shooting stroke in the second half of a 67-58 boys basketball loss to Crothersville Friday.
    The Bulldogs shot well in the first half, hitting 12 of 23 from the field for 52.2 percent to take a 36-35 halftime lead.
    The second half would not be as kind to the Bulldogs as they made just 7 of 31 for 22.6 percent.

  • Wildcats pull away from Marksmen late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City improved its shooting and ball-handling to give undefeated Mount Vernon a scare before falling 62-46 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen, playing without their two tallest frontline starters due to injuries, went on a 17-2 run in the middle of the game to take a 37-31 lead with 5:32 left in the third quarter.
    At that point Tell City had hit 14 of 21 field-goal attempts for the game, including 7 of 9 from three-point range.

  • No. 3 Paoli holds off Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Twelve third-quarter turnovers proved too much for Perry Central to overcome in a 56-52 PLAC girls basketball loss to Paoli Thursday.
    Perry Central led 21-19 at halftime and scored the first basket of the third quarter on an 18-footer by Lynsay Goffinet.
    Paoli then went on a 12-0 run, though, to build a 31-23 lead with 5:27 left in the period.
    That streak included three baskets directly off Perry Central turnovers against Paoli’s full-court press.