Today's News

  • Patoka Lake to host winter eagle watch session Jan. 7

    BIRDSEYE – Experience the world of eagles in Indiana with indoor and outdoor programs at Patoka Lake Visitor Center Jan. 7.
    The morning session presented from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. will be followed by an encore afternoon session from noon to 3 p.m. EST. Featured will be a resident bald eagle and great horned owl. Guest presenter Leslie Grow, Department of Natural Resources Hardy Lake interpretive naturalist, will share the life and story of these amazing raptors.

  • Bryant nominated to honor society

    TELL CITY – Katelyn Bryant of Tell City has been nominated for membership in the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi by Ball State University Chapter 290.

    Nomination to the society recognizes that she is among the top 10 percent of seniors in her college.
    An initiation ceremony was held Dec. 4 in the Ball State University Student Center with a reception afterward.
    Bryant is the daughter of Larry and Terri Bryant of Tell City and the granddaughter of Robert and Elva Dickman. She is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Stowe – Coyle

    Jennifer Stowe and Chris Coyle of Cannelton were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Blue Heron Winery in Rocky Point.

  • Young Perry County men outnumber women

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Of all of the reams of data collected, sorted and released by the U.S. Census Bureau, one set may be more relevant to some than all of the others: the local community’s ratio of men to women.

    The bureau released information down to the small-community level Thursday, and for people in their late teens, options in Perry County are better for females than males.

  • Census Bureau releases data covering 2006-’10

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – The U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday estimates from its American Community Survey for the years 2006-10. The agency calls the survey “the most relied-on source for detailed, up-to-date socio-economic statistics covering every community in the nation every year.”

  • Kleiser – Tempel

    Lee Ann Kleiser of Fulda and Daniel Tempel of Santa Claus announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Raiders defeat TC

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City gave up only one pin but lost to Southridge 46-22 in wrestling Tuesday.
    “I can see some big improvement,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “Southridge loves to cradle and not a single kid got put in a cradle—we worked on that all week.”
    Justin Alvarez scored a pin for Tell City, nailing Blake Meyerholtz in 1:12. Litherland noted that Meyerholtz won a tourney at Mater Dei the previous weekend.

  • Marksmen, Commodores split games

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held Perry Central to nine points in the second half and beat the Commodores 27-24 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.

  • PC girls fall to Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central couldn’t overcome a cold first half and lost to Tecumseh 44-41 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores stayed close throughout despite hitting only 8 of 27 from the field in the first half and 16 of 42 (38.1 percent) for the game.
    “We didn’t shoot very well in the first half,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    “They were collapsing on Ashley (Graves, Perry Central’s center). Morgan (Richardson) was hitting and that was about it.”

  • Canelton hot in victory

    CANNELTON—Hot three-point shooting helped Cannelton beat New Harmony 60-50 in girls basketball Friday.
    New Harmony jumped to a 10-4 lead and still led 10-9 after the first quarter. But the Bulldogs hit six three-pointers—three apiece by Sarah Powers and Mikah Hemmings—in a 24-point second quarter as they took control.
    A full-court press also helped the Bulldogs build a 33-18 halftime lead.
    “We started out pressing and forced a few turnovers and got some layups to stretch our lead out,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.