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Today's News

  • Crusaders nip Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Cannelton was unable to hit free throws late in a 46-43 loss to Columbus Christian in the first game of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Saturday morning.

    The Bulldogs trailed 44-41 with 43 seconds left when Jordan Mattingly scored on a rebound basket.

    Mattingly was fouled on the play and went to line with a chance to tie the game, but he committed a lane violation on the shot.

    Cannelton immediately committed a foul to send the Crusaders to the foul line for a double bonus. They missed both free throws. 

  • PC splits PLAC games

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central hit 48.8 percent from the field to beat Springs Valley 57-41 in PLAC girls basketball Saturday.

    Lavina Schwartz led the Commodores with 16 points on 4 of 8 field-goal shooting and 8 of 9 free throws.

    She also made five steals and had four assists.

    Deidra Dickerson added 10 points. Katie Schwartz hit 4 of 5 from the field and Hilarie Hahus hit 4 of 6.

  • Bulldogs beat Senators; fall to Crawford County

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Cannelton overcame a 46-27 rebounding deficit to beat West Washington 43-41 in girls basketball Saturday.

    “Good teams win ugly games and it was pretty ugly,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We didn’t shoot the ball very well (30.2 percent from the field, 31.6 percent on free throws) and we got outrebounded so bad.”

    The quicker Bulldogs did force 27 West Washington turnovers.

    Taylor Lawalin hit a three-point shot with a minute left to give Cannelton the lead for good.

  • Mater Dei too quick for Marksmen

    EVANSVILLE—“We gave up too many turnovers,” Tell City Coach John Lyons said of the Marksmen’s 54-30 girls basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.

    Mater Dei pressed at times, “but we turned the ball over in the halfcourt too,” said Lyons. “They were quick and they anticipated the pass well.”

    Freshman center McKenzie Hayes led Tell City with nine points on three field goals and 3 of 7 free-throw shooting.

  • New year brings busy election season

    TELL CITY - After a year in which the only local election was a school-project referendum, a busy 2010 political season begins in just a few weeks as the first candidates begin filing for Indiana's May 4 primary.

    Elections this year will decide several local races, from sheriff and prosecutor to four seats on the county council and one on the board of commissioners. The first day major-party candidates can make their intentions official is Jan. 20.

  • Investigating the unknown

    The gathering Bruce and Danielle Collins hosted at their home Tuesday evening was no ordinary house party. There were stories about toys the couple's three children received from Santa, a pitch-in meal of finger foods and tours of the couple's log home - whose inspiration and construction are credits to Bruce's talents and hard work.

  • Partnership helped former PC student earn diploma

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Community School Corp.'s board of trustees met for a final time in 2009 Dec. 21. On the agenda were several personnel and field-trip requests, a proposed temporary loan within school accounts and comments from a recent graduate of a Spencer County alternative school supported by Perry Central.

  • Fire and cold
  • LHDC Healthy Families host holiday party

    TELL CITY - It was "the season to be jolly," as Healthy Families hosted its annual holiday party Dec. 10 at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Tell City. Eleven families participated in the festivities.

    "Cookies with Santa" was the theme for this year's gathering. Parents and children decorated cookies and made reindeer puppets while waiting for Santa's arrival.

    Upon his entrance, some children stared in awe; one boy gave a toothless grin while others were a bit unsure of the bearded man in the red suit.

  • Angel Food menus for January now available at News office

    TELL CITY - January menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries' discount-food program are available at The News.

    The program offers $30 boxes of food valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28 and an allergen-free box of food for $23. There are also meat and fruit and vegetable specials for the month.

    January orders are due Jan. 12 with food delivered Jan. 23. A new feature allows orders to be placed online and paid for with a debit or credit card.