Today's News

  • PC blocks Blackhawks to tie for first place in PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet made 15 kills and Perry Central made 19 blocks to beat Springs Valley 25-23, 16-25, 25-20, 25-15 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    The Commodores are thus in position to tie for the conference title if they can beat West Washington this Thursday. Currently Perry Central, Paoli and Springs Valley each has one loss in conference play.
    Strong blocking by nearly every frontliner helped Perry Central against Springs Valley. Ashley Gengelbach made six blocks, Jordan Sprinkle five, Grace James four, and Goffinet three.

  • Titans overpower Marksmen on line

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Dominating play on the line helped Gibson Southern defeat Tell City 30-6 in PAC football Friday.
    “They just whipped us up front,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George. “We didn’t block very well all night.
    “We’ve got to come off the ball and give our backs seams to run and we weren’t getting that done enough.
    “We weren’t attacking people defensively either.”

  • Perry Central holds off Springs Valley

    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.