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Today's News

  • Lenten breakfast series will begin next month

    First Lenten breakfast at Cannelton UMC

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, Feb. 17.

    The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 7:50 a.m.

    Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • Underground reservoir removal
  • Daniel Buechlein, retired archbishop dies at the age of 79

    ST. MEINRAD – Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein OSB, 79, who visited Perry County often during his two decades as the leader of local Catholics, died at 12:20 a.m. on Thursday in the monastery’s infirmary.

    He is survived by his brother, Charles, of Jasper and nieces and nephews.

    He was a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and archbishop emeritus of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis,

  • A celebration of GREAT achievement

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – More than 100 sixth-graders at William Tell Elementary are better prepared to handle the tests and temptations that will surely come their way in the years to come. The students, their families and supporters celebrated as the youths graduated from the school’s Gang Resistance Education and Training program.

  • ATTC planning $38 million automation retro-fit

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The coming year is shaping up to be one of major overhaul for Aisin Takaoka Tell City, better known as ATTC, which has announced $38 million in upgrades. Much of the spending will be to keep pace with changing technology in the automotive industry.

  • Cold Commodores fall at Rock Creek

    SELLERSBURG—Abby Guidry scored 32 points to lead Rock Creek Academy past Perry Central 52-48 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Guidry hit 10 field goals, including one three-pointer, and 11 of 17 free throws.
    “She’s a quick, little left-handed guard and she was able to beat us off the dribble,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “And we didn’t have the help defense there quick enough.

  • Braunecker, Mucker champs; TC 6th in PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—Shane Braunecker and Trey Mucker won individual titles to lead Tell City to sixth place in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City girls seventh in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Emma Armstrong placed second in the 500-yard freestyle to lead Tell City to seventh place in the eight-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 84 points. Heritage Hills repeated as team champion with 329.
    Armstrong, a freshman, was seeded third in the 500 free but beat her seed time by 5.46 seconds to take second in 6:23.31.
    Teammate Brenna Franzman placed seventh in 6:45.32.
    Armstrong placed sixth in the 200 free in 2:21.81 and Franzman was seventh in 2:26.94.

  • Bulldogs split 2 games

    COLUMBUS—Columbus Christian concentrated on stopping Caressa Sloss but others stepped up to lead Cannelton to a 43-33 girls basketball victory Saturday.
    Sloss fouled out with six minutes left and finished with seven points on 2 of 7 field-goal shooting and 3 of 7 free throws.
    But Tory Thomas scored a career-high 12 points on 6 of 11 field-goal shooting to lead the Bulldogs.
    “Tory has a really nice shot from 8 to 10 feet,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Marksmen outshoot Vikings for PAC win

    TELL CITY—Katie Goffinet scored a career-high 26 points as Tell City edged North Posey 47-45 in overtime in PAC girls basketball Saturday.
    Goffinet hit 9 of 15 shots from the field, including 5 of 7 from three-point range, and 3 of 4 free throws.
    Her five three-pointers made were just one short of the school record shared by Kara Kessans and Laura McClintic.
    Center Kammie Jo Hayes added 15 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots to give the Marksmen a strong inside attack.
    She hit 5 of 8 from the field and 5 of 7 free throws.