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Today's News

  • Jeeps beat PC girls

    LEOPOLD - Northeast Dubois placed four scorers in double figures to beat Perry Central 67-51 in girls basketball Saturday.

    Senior forward Allie Matheis scored 14 points to lead the balanced Jeeps, who are 14-3 and ranked eighth in the state in Class A.

    Alie Schroeder scored 19 points on 8 of 18 field-goal shooting and 3 of 3 free throws for Perry Central. Rachael Rayford added 13 points and Hilarie Hahus scored 10.

    Schroeder grabbed 10 rebounds and Hahus added five. Schroeder and Melissa Hahus each had three assists.

  • Eagles top Cannelton girls

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Portland Christian dominated the rebounding and defeated Cannelton 47-43 in girls basketball Saturday.

    The Bulldogs grabbed only 18 rebounds and committed 27 turnovers. They hit 32.1 percent (17 of 53) from the field.

    They got off to a cold start, scoring only one point in the first 5:22 as they fell behind 8-1.

    Still they rallied from a 12-point deficit to close the gap to two points in the final minute.

    Nakaa Myers hit a 15-footer out front and Jaci Garrett hit 1 of 2 free throws to make the score 45-43 with 10.5 seconds left.

  • Tell City girls split two games

    TELL CITY - Tell City hit only 6 of 42 shots from two-point range as it lost to North Posey 57-53 in a battle of PAC girls basketball contenders Saturday.

    The Marksmen shot well from farther out, hitting 9 of 13 from three-point range and 14 of 19 free throws.

    But their lack of inside offense against the tall Vikings hurt.

    The Marksmen led 43-41 after three quarters but "we didn't move the ball very well in the fourth quarter against their 2-2-1 half-court trap," said Tell City Coach John Lyons.

  • Filing period opens for 2008 election

    TELL CITY - Wednesday was the first day candidates could sign up for this year's county elections. The filing period ends at noon Feb. 22.

    For more information, contact the county clerk's office at 547-3741.

    As of late Wednesday afternoon, the following candidates have filed for office.

    Don Sherry, Democrat, filed for a second term as county commissioner in District 1.

    Jody Fortwendel, Democrat, filed for his fourth term as county commissioner in District 3.

    Jane James, Democrat, filed for her second term as county recorder.

  • School hosting workshop Wednesday

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central will host a Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the high-school library for all high-school seniors and their parents.

    All seniors who will attend any post-secondary schools are encouraged to fill out the FAFSA even if they do not believe they will qualify for federal or state aid. Contact Jody French for more information at 843-5121.

  • Snowfall causes few problems

    Tell City Street Commissioner Jeff Everly and his crew were up early Tuesday as approximately an inch of snow fell across much of the county. A small number of slide-offs were reported on local roadways but no serious accidents were reported. Perry Central Schools were closed for the day, with classes at Tell City-Troy Township Schools and Cannelton City Schools delayed by two hours. Everly was loading a mixture of sand and salt into one of the city's snowplows before dawn.

  • Boosters sell cash chances for Feb. 19 drawing

    TELL CITY - Tell City High School Band Boosters are selling chances to win $750, $500 or $250 in their annual cash raffle. The drawing will take place at the TCHS boy's last home game against Heritage Hills Feb. 19.

    Tickets are $2 each or three for $5. Purchasers 18 years and older can get tickets from any TCHS band family. Contact Shari Everly at 547-6320 for more information.

  • Band members seek donations for auction

    TELL CITY - The Tell City High School Band Boosters are accepting donations from the public and businesses for their annual community auction, scheduled for March 8 at the high-school cafeteria.

    Volunteers are contacting local businesses for donations to the auction. The organization is also seeking a donated vehicle for the auction. Used cars, motorcycles, vans and boats that are in working order will be accepted.

  • Continuing-ed classes forming

    LEOPOLD - Residents wanting to register for one of Perry Central Community School Corp.'s continuing-education classes have until tomorrow to do so. This year's class schedule includes yoga, weight training, volleyball, hunter safety, photography, ceramics, quilting and ballroom dancing.

    To register, call Dixie Dickerson at 843-5122 or e-mail her at dixied@pccs.k12.in.us.

  • Hospital foundation plans dinner-dance

    Schergens Center event Feb. 16 to benefit group's work

    TELL CITY - Looking for that special Valentine's weekend event for the special person in your life? Well, look no further. Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation is sponsoring a formal dinner and dance Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Schergens Center.