Today's News

  • Fourth-quarter press helps PC pass Jeeps

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s increased defensive pressure in the second half forced Northeast Dubois turnovers as the Commodores won 69-59 in boys basketball Thursday.
    Perry Central Coach Matt Carter said, “ We came out of halftime down five (34-29). We wanted to take it a possession at a time. We picked them up full-court man to man. We made a run toward the end of the quarter and wound up being up one.

  • Jeeps oust Cannelton

    Sports Correspondent

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton played perhaps its best game of the season but still lost to fifth-ranked Northeast Dubois 69-46 in the Tecumseh girls sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Wildcats live up to ranking in rout of Tell City

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Mater Dei went on an 18-0 run early in the second quarter en route to beating Tell City 77-30 in the Forest Park girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Mater Dei defeats Perry Central for title

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Mater Dei’s defense forced 25 turnovers and held Perry Central to 18.4 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Commodores 68-29 for the Forest Park girls basketball sectional title Saturday.
    Ashley Graves led Perry Central with 12 points and seven rebounds. She hit 2 of 6 from the field and 8 of 11 free throws.

  • Perry Central advances to finals

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Different heroes keep stepping up for Perry Central’s girls basketball team.
    Friday it was Erica Hill in the second half as the Commodores held off North Posey 55-49 to advance to the Forest Park sectional championship game.
    Perry Central hit 61.9 percent from the field and outrebounded the Vikings 20-5 in the first half to build a 28-14 lead.
    Center Ashley Graves was 5 for 6 from the field and grabbed a team-high six rebounds.

  • Beware skunks on wintertime travels

    by Vince Luecke

  • Modern day storytellers

    BY Trista Lutgring
    TELL CITY – A scrapbook, by its definition, is an album of clippings, notes or pictures pasted onto its pages. But a scrapbook really is a collection of memories; a reminder of good times, of loved ones and of accomplishments.

  • Tell City’s queen and king

    Mackenzie Hayes and Seth Gehlhausen were crowned Tell City High School’s homecoming queen and king during ceremonies held Saturday.

  • Waupaca Foundry earns Department of Energy honor for power-conservation efforts

    Waupaca, Wis. – Officials at Waupaca Foundry Inc. recently received a commendation from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program. In this program, companies voluntarily make energy efficiency a business goal, establish energy management plans and commit to reduce the energy intensity of manufacturing operations by 25 percent over 10 years.

  • Camping at Hemlock Cliffs trailhead revoked

    TELL CITY – Camping is no longer allowed at the trailhead and parking area at Hemlock Cliffs. It has long been a popular camping area but this has been the only trailhead on the Hoosier National Forest that allowed camping.  “Unfortunately, due to vandalism we have to prohibit camping in this parking area,” said Nancy Myers, recreation planner for the Tell City District.