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Today's News

  • Church News, Nov. 29

    Gospel sing at Little Pigeon Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host a gospel sing Saturday at the church.
    Special guest singers will be Rejoicing Souls. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and singing will begin at 7 p.m.
    All are welcome to attend.

    St. Boniface Christmas party Monday

  • PC outrebounds Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Graves had 22 points and 19 rebounds as Perry Central trounced Lanesville 70-29 in girls basketball Monday.
    Graves hit 9 of 13 shots from the field as she dominated inside at both ends of the floor against the shorter Eagles.
    She also had five assists, four blocked shots and two steals.
    Perry Central grabbed 56 rebounds overall, including 22 at its offensive end.
    Brittany Parker, a 5-foot-2 guard, grabbed eight rebounds to back Graves. Hannah Edwards and Megan Thomas each added seven.

  • Cook’s hot hand lifts Cannelton past TC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—No one could explain just what caused Brandon Cook’s hot third-quarter shooting streak Saturday, but it carried Cannelton past Tell City 65-60 in boys basketball.
    Cook scored 12 of his game-high 33 points in the third quarter as the Bulldogs extended their lead to 47-39.
    He had only nine points in the first half on 2 for 6 field-goal shooting and 5 of 5 free throws, and he sat out the last 3:45 of that half with three fouls.

  • Quick Commodores overwhelm Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced 34 Tell City turnovers, including 19 on steals, to beat the Marksmen 65-27 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores used their quickness and depth well in their full-court press. It bothered the Marksmen, who have less depth and quickness and were still without their regular point guard (Trent Zuelly) and forward-guard Matthew Watts, who missed the game with an injury.

  • Stepping into the Holidays
  • Friday Nutcracker show tickets still available

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association announces a partnership with the Children’s Center for Dance Education in Evansville to bring the ”Nutcracker” ballet to Tell City.  The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 in the Tell City Junior-Senior High auditorium.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 547-2385 or at the door the night of the performance.

    Local children have been practicing with the company and will be part of the performance.

  • Farm Service Agency offering conservation loans to producers

    INDIANAPOLIS – Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Julia A. Wickard announced this week that funds are now available for guaranteed conservation loans. The loans allow farmers to implement conservation practices on their land that will help protect natural resources. 

  • Cannelton Christmas Parade
  • Tell City, Leopold prep for weekend parades

    PERRY COUNTY – Taking time from a busy schedule, Santa Claus will be the guest of honor at two weekend parades in Perry County. He’ll gather wishes of children and offer “Merry Christmas” greetings to hundreds of people along routes in Tell City and Leopold.  

  • Delivering a Very ‘Berry’ Christmas

    Tammy Ford and John Klueh may have felt a little like employees of Santa’s workshop the week of Thanksgiving, turning out not toys but winterberry-wreaths that will adorn the homes of dozens of families this Christmas.