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  • Emergency loans available

    PERRY COUNTY – Operators of family farms who suffered losses from extreme weather may be eligible for emergency loans through the Farm Service Agency office in Corydon.

    Farmers in Perry and Spencer counties may be eligible if they felt impacts of dry weather beginning June 1 or from storms and flooding that took place Sept. 12 through Oct. 6.

  • Wage-committee meeting scheduled Feb. 17

    TELL CITY – A common-construction wage committee meeting for renovations planned at Tell City High School will begin at 2 p.m. Feb. 17 at the school corporation's administrative office.

  • County council postpones meeting

    A county-council meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 29, has been postponed, according to County Auditor Connie Berger.

    She said the meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 3. The council meets in the commissioners room at the county courthouse.

  • Malone, Wagner propel Marksmen to PAC title

    TELL CITY—Chelsea Malone won two individual events and a relay and Amanda Wagner set a conference record as Tell City won the PAC girls swim meet Saturday.

    The Marksmen won the meet with 314 points (35 ahead of runner-up Heritage Hills) after placing second four of the five previous years.

    This was their first conference title in 20 years, since they won the Big Eight title in the 1988-89 school year (when girls swimming was still a fall sport).

    Malone won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.56 seconds and Wagner placed second in 25.95.

  • Cannelton’s defense stymies Eagles

    CANNELTON—Strong passing and an aggressive defense helped Cannelton defeat Portland Christian 85-51 in boys basketball Saturday.

    Cannelton’s tight man-to-man defense was able to shut down the Eagles’ shooting enough to allow Cannelton’s lead to open up to 20 points by halftime.

    “This was one of the rare times that we actually had a size advantage across the board,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “We finally matched up with somebody where we had the advantage and you could tell (it helped).”

  • Tell City comeback falls short

    TELL CITY—Andy Chinn scored 20 points in the fourth quarter as Tell City rallied but fell short to Crawford County 69-67 in boys basketball Saturday.

    Tell City trailed by 13 midway through the third quarter and still trailed by 11, 53-42, with six minutes left in the game and by seven with 26 seconds left.

    Chinn’s hot hand led a strong comeback that just ran short of time.

    He hit two three-point shots in a 20-second span to pull the Marksmen within two, 69-67, with three seconds left.

  • Mitchell hits 60 percent to maul Commodores

    MITCHELL—Mitchell hit 60 percent from the field as o pound Perry Central 74-43 in PLAC boys basketball Saturday.

    “When they (Mitchell) shot the ball, everyone was supposed to go to the boards,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.

    Instead, the Bluejackets grabbed missed Perry Central shots and threw baseball passes to Dwayne Eubanks at midcourt for consecutive layups to give Mitchell an early 4-0 lead.

    Perry Central tied the score on two free throws by Reuben A. Schwartz and a basket by Alex Rogier. But after that it was all Mitchell.

  • Tell City boys fourth in PAC

    TELL CITY—Nick Bower and Justin Peter each won one individual event and a relay to lead Tell City to fourth place in the PAC boys swim meet Saturday.

    Bower won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.44 seconds.

    Peter won the 100 backstroke in 1:01.49.

    They teamed with Trevor Nelson and Greg Clayton to win the 400 free relay in 3:44.53.

    Clayton placed second in the 200 free in 2:04.73 and the 500 free in 5:43.45.

    Nelson, Bower, Clayton and Jerry Ammon took second in the 200 free relay in 1:41.64.

  • TC wrestlers 6th in PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—A.J. Flynn and Dylan Froehlich won individual titles as Tell City finished sixth in the PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.

    The Marksmen scored 131 points, one behind fifth-place South Spencer.

    They were shorthanded due to injuries to Eric Sabelhaus and Dustin Gould.

    Two other starters, Jessie Lawalin and Matt Sabelhaus, had to sit out because it was discovered they had too many weigh-ins for the season after competing in a reserve tourney at the start of the season.