Today's News

  • Bulldogs inexperienced

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—With little experienced pitching, Cannelton’s baseball team seems headed for a rebuilding season.
    “We’re going to be a young team and take some lumps, but hopefully we can build something for the next couple of years,” Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett said Tuesday.
    There are only 12 boys on the roster, and Garrett said one or two may be academically ineligible for the next nine weeks when report cards come out Thursday.

  • PC coach counting on strong defense

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—New Perry Central baseball coach Phil Zellers is hoping strong defense will help carry his team to a PLAC title.

  • UPDATE, Tuesday morning - Portion of Indiana 66 reopens as river continues decline

    VINCENNES – The Indiana Department of Transportation  said Monday afternoon that Indiana 66 between Rocky Point and Cannelton has reopened as the Ohio River continues its retreat.

    The stretch of highway was closed earlier this month as the river rose. An area of Indiana 70, which had been under water near Derby, has also reopened.

    Indiana 66 from Sulphur to Derby remains closed by high water as is a separate area between Derby and Rocky Point.

  • Sheriff's department, animal-rescue team seize 30 dogs from Apricot Road home

    TELL CITY – More than 60 dogs were evaluated and 30 rescued from a rural Tell City residence Saturday as part of an investigation into alleged animal cruelty and neglect.

    Perry County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Myers said Pat Lutgring, 53 of 18643 Apricot Road, faces 30 Class B misdemeanor counts of animal neglect, as well 62 counts of harboring a nonimmunized animal, a Class C infraction.

  • Perry Central spring schedules

    Boys Varsity Baseball
    29    Paoli    H    4:45
      1    South Spencer    T    4:30
      2    Orleans    H    10:00
      4    Forest Park (JV-DH)    H    4:15
      5    Corydon Central    T    5:30

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Boys Baseball
    28    Northeast Dubois (V)    T    5:00
    28    Northeast Dubois (JV)    T    6:00
    29    Breckinridge Co. (V)    T    5:00
    29    Breckinridge Co. (JV)    T    5:00
      2    Evansville Memorial (JV)    T    10:00

  • TC girls third in PAC meet

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won two events as it placed third in the PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won the six-team meet with 280 points. Tell City scored 232.
    Kira Maddle earned Tell City’s only individual first place, winning the 50-yard backstroke in 37.08 seconds.
    Haley Burton, Bailey Powell, Sydney Brown and Kassi Peter won the 200 freestyle relay in 2:12.04.
    Powell, Brown, Peter and Maddle placed second in the 400 free relay in 5:02.22.

  • Vincent propels Tell City boys to 2nd place in PAC

    TELL CITY—Aaron Vincent won the 50-yard freestyle and two relays as Tell City placed second in the junior high boys PAC swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 257 points. Tell City scored 230.
    Vincent swam the 50 free in 36.14 seconds and teammate Garett Smith was second in 42.16.
    Vincent, Brandon Mundy, Luke Thomas and Smith won the 200 medley relay in 2:20.51.
    Vincent, Thomas, Stephen Houle and Adam George took the 400 free relay in 4:51.08.

  • Cassidy, Schwartz receive most PC basketball awards

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tanner Cassidy and Lavina Schwartz won the most awards at Perry Central’s basketball awards program Thursday.

  • Cassidy leads All-Perry County boys team

    There was little agreement on who should be on the All-Perry County boys basketball team this season.