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Today's News

  • State police: Drive-by shooting report not accurate

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Indiana State Police were called Thursday night to investigate a possible drive-by shooting but said the subsequent investigation showed the victim likely accidentally shot himself.

    According to officers, the man was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police said he initially reported that he had been been the victim of a drive-by shooting on the city’s north side. The bullet appeared to graze the man’s hip and then struck him in the lower leg.

  • Community News, Feb. 10

    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.

  • Meetings, Feb. 10

    Daughters of Isabella set meeting
    TELL CITY – Due to weather conditions, the Daughter of Isabella’s Feb. 1 meeting has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 at St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall.
    Serving on the business committee are Dorothy LaGrange, Betty Kessens, Leona Kleiser, Clara Kress, Jeanie Labhart and Evelyn Lasley.

  • Business notes, Feb. 10

    Uebelhor consultants earn GM Mark of Excellence
    JASPER – Chris Uebelhor and Dave Henke, sales consultants with Uebelhor & Sons Chevy-Cadillac in Jasper, were awarded the GM Mark of Excellence Award, for the year 2010 for achieving the best in sales.
    Sales consultants Chris Hopf and George Ball have also been awarded the GM Mark of Excellence Award for the fourth quarter of 2010.
    The award is presented to GM sales consultants for achieving the best in sales.

  • PC 2nd, TC 4th in tourney

    REO—Perry Central hit 51.6 percent from the field and 12 of 13 free throws to beat Tell City 45-19 in the first round of South Spencer’ s freshman basketball tourney Saturday.
    Tell City hit 37.5 percent from the field.
    “We got some good shots—we just didn’t put them down and they did,” said Tell City Coach Dan Lacy.
    Dillon Hubert led Perry Central with 14 points and eight rebounds.
    Trent Schraner added 10 points, Lucas Suttle eight, and Alton Cummings five.

  • Marksmen lose in first round

    NEWBURGH—All three Tell City qualifiers lost their first IHSAA wrestling regional matches Saturday, ending their seasons.
    The closest of the three matches was in the 160-pound weight class, where Tell City’s Ryan Henrickson lost to Evansville Central’s Carlos Garnett 7-3.
    Henrickson beat Garnett 8-3 in the regular season, but Tell City Coach Joe Litherland said Garnett “has gotten a lot better since Ryan wrestled him in November.”
    Garnett went on to place third and will take a 33-12 record to the semistate.

  • Cannelton routs Aces; falls to Hancock County

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT—Taylor Lawalin scored a career-high 20 points as Cannelton crushed Cloverport 46-7 in girls basketball Monday.
    Lawalin, known mostly for her three-point shooting, hit only 1 of 4 shots from beyond the arc but made 7 of 8 from two-point range.
    She scored three layups in transition and also made three nice diagonal drives to the basket.
    Payton Reed added nine points and nine rebounds.
    Allicyn Garrett had five steals and three assists and Mikah Hemmings also made five steals.

  • Aces overtake Bulldogs in fourth quarter

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Cannelton committed 26 turnovers in a 56-54 boys basketball loss to Cloverport Monday.
    Cannelton outshot the Aces from the field 47.8 percent to 38.9 percent and outrebounded them 35-33.
    But the turnovers and poor free-throw shooting (7 of 18, including three missed front ends of one-plus-bonus situations) proved too much for the Bulldogs to overcome.

  • VNA Plus observes Wise Consumer Health month

    TELL CITY – In order to help members of the community be better health-care consumers, VNA Plus is promoting Wise Health Consumer Month. The primary goal is to teach people how to be more involved in their own health care.

  • Hornets hits boards hard to beat Bulldogs

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton had trouble controlling the defensive boards in a 53-38 boys basketball loss to Hancock County Saturday.
    The Hornets grabbed 22 offensive rebounds for the game, which led directly to 16 points.
    Cannelton had only two offensive rebounds.
    The Bulldogs also could not handle Hancock County’s full-court pressure. They committed 22 turnovers, many of which led to transition baskets or free throws for the Hornets.