Today's News

  • Turnovers doom Tell City

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City committed 32 turnovers in a 52-23 girls basketball loss to Mount Vernon Saturday.
    “We played a pretty good first quarter (trailing only 12-11),” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “Then we just started making turnovers and it went downhill from there.
    “We took a 14-13 lead early in the second quarter; then Mount Vernon went on a 33-0 run. It was 46-14 in the fourth quarter before we scored again.

  • Patriots force TC turnovers

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—A swarming defense helped start a late second quarter rally which catapulted Heritage Hills past Tell City 47-34 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Patriots (7-13 overall, 5-2 in the PAC) created 22 turnovers, forcing the Marksmen (7-12, 2-5) to give the ball away on their final six possessions of the first half. The Patriots ended the half on an 8-0 run to take a commanding 24-13 lead.

  • PC girls fall to Mitchell

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed 27 turnovers in a 42-37 PLAC girls basketball loss to Mitchell Saturday.
    “We played hard but we didn’t play with very much mental intensity,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “Mitchell pressed a little bit, but it was not anything we didn’t see at (Springs) Valley.
    “It’s just really frustrating to play like that when we’ve been playing a lot better.”

  • Cold Bulldogs fall to Rappites

    NEW HARMONY—Cannelton hit only 19.6 percent from the field in a 53-35 girls basketball loss to New Harmony Friday.
    The Bulldogs shot better from three-point range (24.0 percent) than from two-point range (16.1 percent).
    “We couldn’t do anything,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We had almost as many fouls as we had points.
    “We couldn’t get to the basket (because of charging calls) and we missed a lot of defensive rebounds we should’ve got.”

  • Commodores hit 3s to blast Eagles

    Sports Correspondent

    LANESVILLE—Perry Central made six of its first 10 three-point shots in beating Lanesville 61-42 in boys basketball Saturday.
    For the game the Commodores made 8 of 15 from behind the three-point line. They hit 3 of 4 in the first quarter.
    “The reason (our three-pointers) were going in was we were taking good shots,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.

  • Tell City ties for 7th in sectional

    Sports Editor

    NEWBURGH—Four Tell City wrestlers qualified for the regional but none placed first or second as the Marksmen tied for seventh in the nine-team Castle sectional Saturday.

  • Tell City set to crown homecoming royalty Friday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council will sponsor the 2012 homecoming activities Friday.
    The ceremony will take place between the junior-varsity and varsity basketball games; the J.V. game starts at 5:30 p.m. 

  • Perry Central Elementary’s Up in One, Down in None students

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Captains club had a pizza party and gave certificates to all students who raised at least one grade without letting any others fall for the second grading period compared to the first grading period. Students who received straight A’s for both quarters were also invited to attend the pizza party.

  • First Baptist to host Promise Sunday

    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church, 325 Fourth St., Cannelton, invites the public to a special performance by Christian group Promise at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church.
    There will be a short service before the group performs. There is no cost to attend, but love offerings will be accepted.

  • Church News, Feb. 2

    Hawesville Church of Christ to host anniversary services
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – The Church of Christ at Hawesville will hold special anniversary services Sunday. A.T. Pate will be the guest speaker for every service. Brother Pate has been preaching for more than 60 years and has spoken throughout the country.
    The morning Bible class will be at 9 a.m. with the morning worship service at 10 a.m. After the morning services, lunch will be provided by the congregation and the evening service will be at 12:30 p.m.