Today's News

  • Northeast Dubois ousts Bulldogs

    Staff Writer

    OAKLAND CITY—Sluggish and sloppy play from Cannelton led to a 69-38 loss to Northeast Dubois in Class A boys basketball sectional first-round play Tuesday.
    “Giving up too many offensive rebounds and put-back baskets,” Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder said. “I felt like our defense was great at the beginning and we slid off a little bit.
    “Part of that is probably due to the fact that we aren’t overly deep for what we would consider to be our varsity-level kids.”

  • Rangers pull away from Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—This is not the best shooting boys basketball team Forest Park has ever had, but the Rangers find other ways to win.
    They hit only 1 of 9 three-point shots but used some easy baskets off turnovers to pull ahead late in the first half as they beat Perry Central 58-44 in a first-round sectional game Tuesday.
    They also worked the ball inside effectively to 6-foot-4 center Sam Englert, who scored 25 points on 9 of 13 field-goal shooting and 7 of 8 free throws.

  • Cliff Cemetery recognized for historic role





    CANNELTON – Anyone familiar with Cliff Cemetery in Cannelton knows it is steeped in history. Many of the city’s founding figures are at rest there. Now, there’s a marker designating the cemetery’s cultural and historical significance to residents as well as visitors.

  • Police chief worried over board inaction



    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Tensions between city officials in Cannelton and the police department reached a fever pitch Monday. A special session of the Cannelton Council that was supposed to address shortages in the department ended abruptly, but not before Police Chief Lee Hall aired numerous complaints aimed at the city’s board of public works.

  • Students of February
  • Boyd Michael Clayton

    Tim and Amber Clayton of Madisonville, Ky., announce the birth of their son, Boyd Michael Clayton. He was born Aug. 21, 2016, at The Women’s Hospital in Evansville. He weighed 8 pounds and 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Paternal grandparents are Hugh Clayton of Tell City and Kathy Clayton of Tell City. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Rita Cardwell of Clay, Ky. Great-grandparents are Daisy and Cletus James of Tell City.

  • Renaissance class students of January
  • Bridal, prom show Sunday at Tell City American Legion

    TELL CITY – Cinderella’s will host a bridal and prom expo in Tell City Sunday at American Legion Post 213. The event will begin at 1 p.m. and will continue until 4 p.m.

    Two shows are planned, at 1:45 and 3 p.m. The Legion’s large meeting room has recently been remodeled and repainted.

  • Tell City Golf Club meeting March 7

    TELL CITY – Any girl or boy in grades 5-8 in Tell City schools is invited to participate in the Tell City Golf Club this spring.
    A parent/player meeting will be held to discuss the program, costs, and equipment needed 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at William Tell Elementary.
    There will be scheduled practices at Hoosier Heights Country Club and home and away matches.  Sign-up sheets will be in the school offices.
    Email tcgolfclub2@gmail.com with questions.

  • Perry Central fooball skills camps Saturday

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central will hold its annual football winter skills camp Saturday, March 4.
    Grades 4-5 will meet from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and grades 6-8 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
    There is no cost but players should sign up with Coach Greg Gibson or Coach Jade Winchell in advance.
    The camp is planned outdoors on the football field but players should bring tennis shoes in case bad weather forces the camp to move indoors.
    Anyone needing more information should call Gibson or Winchell at Perry Central.