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Today's News

  • PC stings Bluejackets

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central's  pressure defense forced seven second-quarter turnovers that were converted into easy baskets in a 79-46 PLAC boys basketball win over Mitchell Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed 14-9 starting the second quarter. Then Derek Thomas scored from the low post to start a 14-0 run and a 23-2 run over 7:21.
    Dacota Schaad followed with a layup and a free throw. Thomas came back with a layup.

  • Cook scores 47 as Bulldogs top Wesley

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Brandon Cook scored 47 points as Cannelton defeated Wesley Christian 76-66 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cook, a junior guard, hit 11 of 23 shots from the field and 25 of 31 free throws. He broke Tyler Aud’s record school record for most free throws made in a game by three.
    “Brandon played an excellent game,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “He does a good job of attacking defenses and drawing contact.  He is just so quick with the ball.”

  • Pats hold off Tell City for first place in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Amanda Wagner won two individual events and a relay as Tell City placed second in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.

  • Habitat for Humanity partners receive new homes for the new year

    Habitat for Humanity of Perry County dedicated three new homes, the organization’s 13th, 14th and 15th projects, Nov. 20. As of this week, all three partner families have moved into the houses, all located in Tell City.

  • COLUMN: Letter supporting right to work inaccurate

    By DALE GROVES, Guest Columnist

    I always respect an opinion on a controversial issue that might be different from my own opinion, even the current right-to-work bill currently being debated in the Indiana General Assembly. And I know that those who support right-to-work and those who don’t have different fact sheets, different polls and different motives for wanting this bill passed or wanting it defeated.

  • Saddle Lake hit by vandalism

    TELL CITY – The Hoosier National Forest will close some of the facilities at the Saddle Lake Boat Ramp due to a rash of vandalism at the ramp.  

  • Conservation honors

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  • Scales-tipping turnip

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  • St. Paul’s to sponsor scrapbooking, card-making crop

    TELL CITY – The St. Paul’s Scrapbooking Group will sponsor a scrapbooking-card making crop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 25 at the church’s parish hall, at Ninth and Jefferson streets in Tell City.

    Cost is $25 per person and will include snacks, lunch, drinks, goodie bags and prizes. Registration is limited to the first 50 people who sign up.

  • Storm’s wind, hail cause little damage in county

    PERRY COUNTY – A line of storms passing over the county delivered heavy rain and gusty winds early Monday morning, but did little damage, the county’s director of emergency management said.

    The storm dropped anywhere from half an inch to well over an inch of rain across the county and the county was under a severe thunderstorm warning. A Tell City police officer reported pea-size hail. Wind dislodged a piece of metal from the former Glow Room tavern, EMA Director Steve Hauser said. At least two trampolines were tossed by the wind, one of which struck a fence.