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Today's News

  • Meeting will share details of Tell City facade program

    TELL CITY – A community meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, will share details of a new facade program that will offer cost-share funding to business owners along or near Tell City’s Main Street wanting to spruce up their storefronts .

  • Tecumseh boys outswim Tell City

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh won 9 of 12 events to beat Tell City 92-67 in boys swimming Thursday.
    Stephen Houle was a double winner for Tell City, taking the 200-yard individual medley in 2:31.99 and the 500 freestyle in 5:50.32.
    Seth Vaquero earned the Marksmen’s only other first place, swimming the 100 free in 1:01.60.
    He placed second in the 200 free in 2:13.78.
    Elliot Reed placed second in the 50 free in 27.46 seconds and third in the 100 butterfly in 1:14.17.

  • Brown propels TC girls past Braves

    LYNNVILLE—Sydney Brown won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City past Tecumseh 99-44 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Brown won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:24.44 and the 100 backstroke in 1:17.28.
    She teamed with Sydney Burton, Amy Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter to win the 200 medley relay in 2:32.72.
    Madison Hoskinson, Hailey Carman, Samantha Allen and Brown won the 400 freestyle relay in 4:48.84.
    Burton won the 100 breaststroke in 1:26.66 and placed second in the 50 free in 31.42 seconds.

  • TC cold in loss to Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Tell City hit only 23.8 percent from the field in a 40-31 girls basketball loss to Boonville Thursday.
    “Tonight we shot awful again but we played hard,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    The Marksmen still led the first 28 minutes, “then we basically ran out of gas,” said Hayes. “We gave up only 10 points in the first half (leading 13-10 at halftime).”
    They played without starting guard Brenee Leibering, “and we’re not real deep to begin with,” said Hayes.

  • Powers has been county’s most consistent

    It’s nearly two months until we select the Most Valuable Player of the News’ All-Perry County boys basketball team. And I have only one vote in selecting it - I also ask the three county coaches and all who coached against all three county teams to vote.
    But as of today, my vote would go to Cannelton senior guard Damon Powers, who has been the county’s most consistent player.

  • South Central defeats Cannelton

    ELIZABETH—Cannelton hit only 25.5 percent from the field and committed 22 turnovers in a 59-44 boys basketball loss to South Central Friday.
    “We shot terribly from the field again,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “And we turned the ball over some but it wasn’t really their defense that caused it - it was just us making mistakes.
    “And we gave up 11 offensive rebounds in the first half even though our three biggest kids were bigger than all of them.

  • Commodores cold in loss to Southridge

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Cold perimeter shooting hurt Perry Central in a 54-39 boys basketball loss to Southridge Friday.
    The Commodores hit 36.0 percent from the field overall, including 2 of 14 from three-point range.
    “Until late in the game I don’t think we took any that weren’t open threes - we just weren’t knocking them down,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “And in our two-point field-goal percentage sometimes we’re shooting over a lot of length inside.

  • Spires propels PC to comeback victory

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Sarah Spires scored 20 points in the second half, including four three-point baskets, as Perry Central overtook Heritage Hills for a 53-43 girls basketball victory Thursday.
    Heritage Hills led virtually all of the first three quarters, building its lead to eight points when Paige Priest scored the first basket of the third quarter on a drive.
    Spires hit two three-pointers in the next two minutes, though, pulling the Commodores within three points.

  • Video surveillance coming to Tell City school buses

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – With all the changes that have gone into the way schools ensure student welfare, about the only constant holdover from previous generations is the wheels on the bus still go round and round. And thanks to the addition of some new technology on Tell City School Corp. buses, such transits will be even safer for kids.

  • Change in power providers possible in Troy

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    TROY – Utility Superintendent Bernard “Putter” Linne laid out his plan for Troy’s electric utility for 2016 Wednesday evening, at the town council’s first regular meeting of the new year.

    Linne said he would like to reopen discussion about Troy’s electricity provider. He claimed he had discussed the idea with Councilman Gary Palmer before his death in April of 2015, but no decisions had been made.