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Today's News

  • Tell City streetlight replacement nears midpoint

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Electric Department is nearly at the halfway point of a streetlight replacement project made possible by the community’s power supplier.

  • Tractor rollover proves fatal for county man

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor
    ST. MARKS – A local man died of injuries he sustained Christmas Eve when a farm tractor he was operating near Atlanta Road overturned, pinning him underneath it.

    Mark Alan Wilgus, 51, died Friday at University of Louis-ville Hospital.
    Dispatchers at the Tell City Police Department received a call shortly after 3 p.m. from a woman who told them Wilgus was pinned underneath the tractor.

  • Alvey named to dean’s list

    TERRE HAUTE – Lucas Alvey of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list for the fall quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
    In order to be named to the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.3 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, according to Pete Gustafson, vice president for student affairs.
    Alvey is studying biomedical engineering. He is the son of Byron and Lucy Alvey.

  • Arnold second on Tell City's all-time scoring list

    Basketball records for local high schools from more than 45 years ago are often hard to verify.

  • Wolfpack mauls Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 27.3 percent from the field and 47.1 percent at the free-throw line in a 72-42 loss to Crawford County in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Corydon’s physical play derails PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Corydon used aggressive physical play to wear down Perry Central and beat the Commodores 64-49 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Cannelton survives first-round matchup

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit free throws better than usual to offset poor rebounding and field-goal shooting and beat Cloverport 60-56 in the first round of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Monday.

  • Several snowed-out events rescheduled

    PERRY COUNTY—Several local sports events snowed out the week of Dec.13-18 have been rescheduled.
    Perry Central’s varsity boys basketball home game with Springs Valley, postponed Dec. 17, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.
    The Commodores’ varsity girls basketball game at Orleans, postponed Dec. 16, has been reschedule for Thursday, Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times).

  • Commodores place 3 on all-tourney

    LEOPOLD—Three Perry Central girls basketball players were named to the All-PSC Holiday Tip-Off tourney team.
    Sophomore center Ashley Graves, senior forward Deidra Dickerson and senior guard Lavina Schwartz made all-tourney after helping the Commodores go 3-0 to win the round-robin event.
    Joining them on the all-tourney team were Tell City forward Stori Beard, South Spencer guard Samantha Beatty and Heritage Hills center Megan Kloeck.

  • Tell City graduate helps KWC women to 6-2 start

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City graduate Lauren Goffinet has helped Kentucky Wesleyan College’s women’s basketball team to a 6-2 start this season.
    Goffinet, a 5-foot-10 sophomore, is the only player to have started every game for the Panthers this season. Though she plays guard, she jumps center at the start of each game.
    New co-coaches Caleb and Nicole Nieman are using a running, pressing style this year, so they use a lot of players and the starters are playing slightly fewer minutes than last year.