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Today's News

  • Turnovers costly to PC boys

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed 23 turnovers - 14 in the second half - of a 56-40 boys basketball loss to Lanesville Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed only 28-23 at halftime but couldn’t generate any consistent offense in the second half.
    “The first half we did some good things, except we had nine turnovers,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “The second half we had a couple of opportunities right as the half started. We got some good looks but didn’t hit them.”

  • Cold Cannelton falls to Tecumseh

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton hit 14.6 percent from the field in a 62-18 first-round girls basketball sectional loss to Tecumseh Tuesday.
    “We never did get in a rhythm on offense,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We had some good, wide open shots - we just couldn’t knock anything down.”
    The Braves played tight defense on Cannelton’s top three scorers, especially senior guard Nicole Harris.

  • Marksmen hold off Springs Valley

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City overcame a sluggish start to defeat Springs Valley 54-49 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Blackhawks raced to a 7-0 lead on two field goals in the lane by Chase Crecelius and a three-pointer by Zach Carnes.
    Devon Blake made the first points for the Marksmen on a two-point field goal with 5:33 left in the first quarter.

  • Vikings oust PC girls

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Staff Writer

    FERDINAND—After a sluggish start, North Posey answered with a dominant second quarter to beat Perry Central 54-32 in the first round of the Class 2A girls basketball sectional Tuesday.
    “I was really pleased with how we came out,” Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume said. “The first quarter we executed well and did what we needed to do.”
    The Commodores led much of the first quarter after Claire Davis hit two baskets in the first four minutes to give them a 4-2 lead.

  • A day to remember
  • Perry Countians attend pro-life march in nation’s capital

    The Borden family of rural Bristow attended last week’s March for Life event in Washington, D.C.  Ryan and Sheila and their daughters, Taylor and Reagan, departed the evening of Wednesday, Jan.  25, from Seymour. They traveled with a group that represented the Indiana Knights of Columbus. 

  • CVB wants more growers for farmers market

    TELL CITY – Gardening season is just around the corner and that means plans are taking shape for farmers markets that will be held this year at the Tell City Depot. An organizational meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds.

  • Deputies train on new automatic defibrillators
  • Discovering a Rome postal relic

     

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    ROME – A sign of the times … from the not so distant past … a modest signboard from the Rome Post Office has been uncovered. Closed for more than 15 years, the post office was one of the holdovers of a once bustling community.

  • PCDC contract OK’d amid lone dissenter

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A commitment of continued support to the Perry County Development Corp. by the county council is not without opposition. While the board did ultimately decide to fund the agency’s contract, one councilman was a holdout.