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Today's News

  • Bulldogs’ 3-pointers bomb Bethel

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit eight three-point shots in the first half and beat Bethel Christian 85-72 in the first round of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Friday.

    The Bulldogs hit 3 of 5 three-point shots in the first quarter, with Ethan Herzog, Tyler Aud and Cody Lawalin each making one, to build a 22-14 lead.

    Lawalin hit two in a row to start the second-quarter scoring—one from well beyond NBA three-point range—to increase the Bulldogs’ lead to 14.

  • TC ninth at Mater Dei

    EVANSVILLE—Dylan Froehlich placed second in the 215-pound weight class to lead Tell City to ninth place in Mater Dei’s 15-team wrest-ling tourney last Monday and Tuesday.

    Mater Dei won the tourney with 201 points, 12 ahead of runner-up Louisville Trinity. Tell City scored 88, just half a point behind eighth-place Floyd Central.

    Froehlich won his first three matches. He pinned Nick Crask of St. Xavier in 4:35 and Andrew Sharp of Floyd Central in 1:22 and won a 4-0 decision against Steven Underwood of Louisville Trinity.

  • Kruger coaches as Knight did

    A couple of decades ago some Indiana University basketball fans who knew I liked UNLV’s team criticized my choice, saying that the Rebels and then coach Jerry Tarkanian were cheaters, the antithesis of then Indiana University Coach Bobby Knight’s program.

    They didn’t know that Knight actually had great respect for Tarkanian and the intensity with which his teams played defense.

  • Defense, rebounding propel PC past TC

    TELL CITY—Strong rebounding and improved defense carried Perry Central past Tell City 65-40 in the semifinals of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Saturday.

    Perry Central will play Boonville for the championship of the eight-team tourney Tuesday at 7 p.m.

    Tell City will face Tecumseh in the battle for third place at 5 p.m. All Tuesday games will be played at Tell City.

    Perry Central Coach Matt Carter was not satisfied with his team’s defense in Friday’s first-round win over Corydon.

  • Commodores claim PSC title in triple OT

    TELL CITY—Ian Hahus scored 19 points in the overtime periods as Perry Central beat Boonville 83-77 in triple overtime to win the eight-team PSC Holiday Classic basketball tourney Tuesday.

    Hahus finished with a career-high 29 points on 8 of12 field-goal shooting, including 3 of 5 from three-point range, and 10 of 10 free throws.

    He also grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds and had three assists.

    Perry Central built a 12-0 lead in the first five minutes and seemed in control most of the game, never trailing until 3:08 left in regulation.

  • Braves hold off Tell City for third place

    TELL CITY—Hurt by Adam Westerman and Robb Clifton earlier in the season, Tell City held them in check Tuesday.

    But other Tecumseh players stepped up to hit key shots as the Braves beat the Marksmen 66-56 for third place in the eight-team PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

    Westerman hit 7 of 8 from the field in the regular-season meeting against the Marksmen, including 5 of 6 from three-point range. And Clifton came off the bench to hit four key field goals in that game.

  • Swiss Plywood closing its doors

    TELL CITY – Swiss Plywood closed its doors this week, falling victim to the nation’s struggling domestic furniture industry and a deepening recession.

    Bill Borders, chairman of Swiss Plywood, said Monday he was in the process of notifying approximately 40 employees of the decision. Officials announced in December that the company would halt production by the end of the year unless a buyer could be found.

    Another furniture company had considered buying Swiss Plywood but economic conditions prevented the deal from moving forward.

  • Two charged with stealing ammonia

    ST. MEINRAD – Police said three men, two of them Perry County residents, stole anhydrous ammonia from a St. Meinrad farm cooperative Friday night and attempted to flee into Perry County before being stopped.

    Charles L. Faust, 44, of Branchville; Bryan Jarboe, 44, of Bristow and Shannon L. Baker, 28, of Parrotsville, Tenn., were jailed on charges of theft of anhydrous ammonia and other meth and weapons-related offenses.

  • A look back at 2008: Tell City's birthday, elections, visit by Ike made year memorable

    Tell City celebrates 150 years

    The summer of 2008 will long be remembered for the celebration of Tell City’s sesquicentennial. The week-long event had current and former Tell Citians – and residents of surrounding communities – kicking up their heels to mark the 150th anniversary of the community’s founding.

    The Aug. 2-9 event, which also marked the 50th Schweizer Fest, drew thousands of visitors for an opening-day parade, activities for kids, beer and wine gardens, barbecue cook-off, German music and fireworks.

  • Friends reaching out to help family recovering from fire

    MOUNT PLEASANT – Dickie and Debbie Baize lost nearly all of their possessions when fire destroyed their home Friday on Indiana 66. Anyone who would like to help the family by donating clothing or household items can contact family friend Laura Flamion at 843-4569 or 499-4861 or Lisa Persinger at 843-5316 or 719-0256.