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Today's News

  • Perry Central holds off Springs Valley

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s big plays were the difference in its 14-8 win over Springs Valley in Patoka Lake Athletic Conference football Friday.
    Springs Valley led 8-7 with 5:56 left in the game when the Commodores recovered a Springs Valley fumble on the Blackhawks’ 47-yard line.
    The Commodores’ next two plays netted them no yards. On third-and-10 Perry Central’s Austin LeClere rushed for 7 yards.

  • News in Brief

    City to sell Humboldt Street fire station

  • Tell City honors Cannelton’s 175 years

    Tell City leaders honored their counterparts in Cannelton last Monday with a resolution recognizing Cannelton on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of its founding. From the left are Cannelton Clerk-Treasurer Arvina Bozarth, Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing, Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder and Cannelton Councilman Melvin McBrayer. 

  • Frymire: Pre-Christmas snow to be followed by bitter cold in January

    IRVINGTON, Ky., – If last year’s mild winter left you longing for cold and snow, you’ll love the coming few months, that is if prognosticator Dick Frymire is correct with his forecast. 

  • This week’s 175-year activities

    Sunday’s parade kicked off Cannelton’s celebration. Here are some of the week’s activities, including Saturday’s Heritage Festival.

  • 1962 Parade
  • Council considers pleas as budget work nears

    TELL CITY – As county-council members begin tackling the 2013 county budget in the first of two scheduled day sessions this morning, they will likely carry in mind requests from department representatives offered Sept. 27. The News reported some of those requests Oct. 1.

  • Theis places third in state meet

    TELL CITY—Jill Theis placed third to lead Perry Central to 11th in the small-school division of the Indiana middle school girls cross country state meet Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 337 points. Norwell won the 27-team meet with 129.
    Theis, an eighth grader, ran the 3-kilometer course in 11:35.9, 22 seconds faster than her 13th-place finish last year.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Macey Emmons, 77th in 13:03.3; Elizabeth Dauby, 100th in 13:19.4; Hannah Hubert, 102nd in 13:20.0; and Caylyn Peter, 111th in 13:34.8.

  • Tell City places 2nd at Dubois

    DUBOIS—The Sherry twins placed in the top 10 to lead Tell City to second place in Northeast Dubois’ eight-team boys cross country invitational Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 68 points. Bedford-North Lawrence won with 20. “They’re just awesome,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    Caleb Sherry placed seventh in 17:59 “in a pretty deep field,” said Hollinden.
    Cameron Sherry was 10th in 18:15.
    Tell City’s other four runners all placed in the top 25 in the 60-runner race.

  • Missed serves costly to Cannelton

    REO—Four consecutive missed serves put Cannelton in the hole early in a 25-12, 25-17, 25-17 volleyball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    “We had a lot of missed serves,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers.
    Still the Bulldogs played with the Rebels after their cold start. The second and third games were each tied 17-17 before the Rebels pulled away.
    Allicyn Garrett led Cannelton hitters with four kills and Taylor Lawalin made two blocks. Lawalin and Jackie Malone each made 12 sets.