Today's News

  • Cannelton’s spikes kill Rock Creek

    SELLERSBURG—Sammie James made five kills and had five assists as Cannelton beat Rock Creek Academy 25-15, 25-21, 25-22 in volleyball Friday.

    Taylor Childers also made five kills and Taylor Lawalin had six assists.
    Leah Mascolo made four digs and served six aces.
    Cannelton won the first game of the junior varsity match 25-7 but lost the second 25-24 and had to forfeit the third one due to a low number of available players.
    Cannelton, 4-16 in varsity, will play New Harmony in the Wood Memorial sectional Saturday at 11 a.m.

  • Volleyball sectional appears wide open

    Postseason time is the most interesting in any sport, and area high school sports should have enough drama this weekend to match the Major League Baseball playoffs.

  • Tell City needs repeat of its first-half defense

    TELL CITY—Though Tell City lost 28-7 to Forest Park last week, Coach Travis Atwell thinks the Marksmen can take several positives into their rematch at Legion Field at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the first round of the Class 2A football sectional.

  • PC will try to contain Trojans’ passing again

    OAKLAND CITY—Keeping Wood Memorial’s passing game in check and continuing to improve its own passing game are two of Perry Central’s goals for Friday’s 7 p.m. Class A football sectional first-round game with Wood Memorial.

  • Peter regional champ as PC girls second

    MARENGO—Sophomore Cathryn Peter won the individual title to lead Perry Central to second place in the 10-team Crawford County girls cross country regional Saturday.

  • Three local students graduate VU-Jasper CNA program

    JASPER – Vincennes University Jasper Campus announces the following students have successfully completed training for Certified Nursing Assistant this semester.
    The CNA 105-hour program includes 30 classroom hours and 75 clinical hours.
    The curriculum provided at VUJC meets all required guidelines for nursing assistant training set forth by the Federal Government and the state of Indiana.
    Upon completion of the course, each student is eligible to sit for the Indiana State CNA competency examination.

  • Local students enroll at U of E

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville announces that several students have enrolled at the University this year, joining the institution’s strongest academic class ever.
    Local students are Hunter Dauby, Nathan Ramsey and Trent Wheatley, all graduates of Tell City High School; Jaci Garrett, a graduate of Cannelton High School, and Blake Kleaving, Leland Noland and Jake Schwartz, all graduates of Perry Central Junior-Senior High School

  • Head Start open house Oct. 28

    LEOPOLD – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center, located next to Perry Central School, will host an open house from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.
    The public is invited to attend and enjoy refreshments, tour the building, talk with staff about the educational program for preschool children 3 to 5 years old and obtain enrollment information.

  • PCJW host Halloween event

    TELL CITY – Goblins, Games and Goodies, an event sponsored by Perry County Junior Women, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds.
    Families are invited to take their children for a night of games, crafts, treats and even a haunted trail. There will also be “Witchy Story Time.” Popcorn, hot chocolate, hot cider and other snacks will be available for purchase. Snack proceeds will benefit the 4-H Council. Boy Scouts Troop 192 and Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders are sponsoring the haunted trail.

  • Cannelton elementary fall fest set for Oct. 26

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 65th annual Cannelton Fall Fest from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 at the city’s community center.
    Queen candidates for this year’s fest are kindergartner Kendall Hale, first grader Brooklyn Chenault, second-grader Mariah Rainbolt, third-grader Ashli Harlen, fourth-grader Sydnei Parrott, fifth-grader Chelsie Morrow and sixth-grader Star Bernardi.
    Cost for the event is 25 cents for those who are not in costume.