Today's News

  • North Central’s defense stops Tell City

    Sports Correspondent

    FARMERSBURG—Tell City was held to 65 yards of total offense in a 30-0 loss to North Central in first-round sectional football Friday.
    Tell City was forced to punt on its first possession, but North Central’s Garrett Froschauer fumbled the return. The Marksmen recovered it at the Thunderbird 47 yard line.
    Tell City ran three plays gaining a total of 6 yards, then punted again.

  • Perry Central passes Cougars 34-14

    Sports Editor

    ELNORA—Perry Central unleashed its best passing game of the season and reduced its turnovers as it beat North Daviess 34-14 in the first round of their football sectional Friday.
    Perry Central, 3-6, will host 5-4 North Central for a second-round game Friday tentatively scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
    One week after throwing three interceptions, Perry Central quarterback Adam Dauby completed 8 of 10 passes for a season-high 136 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions Friday.

  • Your vote matters

    It’s been our practice to run a “get out the vote” editorial closer to the election, but we wanted there to be plenty of time until Election Day for us to encourage all Perry Countians who are eligible to cast ballots.
    Few people deny it’s important to vote, so we wonder why so many people don’t. Some simply don’t register. If you’re one of them, it’s too late to vote in next month’s election. But please do register.

  • Shoals holds off Cannelton

    SHOALS—Cannelton had one of its best serving matches but lost to Shoals 25-18, 25-19, 27-29, 25-13 in volleyball Saturday.
    Chloe Davis served 15 points and Nicole Harris 11 for Cannelton, with each of them getting four aces.
    April Terry added seven points and Caressa Sloss five, with Sloss serving two aces.
    Sloss made five digs, three blocks and one kill.
    Harris had two digs and one kill. Terry and Kelsey Marshall each also made one kill.
    Davis, Mackenzie Reed and Marshall each made one block.

  • Thunderbirds’ option to test Tell City defense

    Sports Editor

    FARMERSBURG—Tell City will look to contain North Central’s dual-threat quarterback when they meet in a first-round football sectional game Friday at 7 p.m.
    The 4-4 Thunderbirds run a triple-option offense, something Tell City has not faced this season.
    “They run their offense well and it’s an offense that’s not easily duplicated in practice,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague.

  • Commodores to face big Cougars on road

    Sports Editor

    ODON—Perry Central hopes to overcome an injury-filled regular season by getting some players healthy and winning its first-round football sectional game Friday.
    The 2-6 Commodores will visit 1-8 North Daviess Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    North Daviess has given up an average of 46.6 points per game and scored 9.9 ppg. Its only win was 27-24 over Indiana School for the Deaf Sept. 30.
    “They want to run,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said. “They haven’t thrown a whole lot.”

  • Vikings eliminate Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Bad passing by Perry Central and strong spiking and digging by North Posey helped the Vikings win 25-13, 25-12, 25-14 in a first-round volleyball sectional match Tuesday.
    “They’ve got a nice team,” Perry Central Coach Becky Genet said of North Posey. “They hit around the blockers and they put the ball down.
    “And they’ve got more than one or two hitters.”

  • Tell City repeats as regional champion

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Tell City had three of the top eight finishers and five of the top 18 as it won the 10-team Crawford County boys cross country regional Saturday.
    Tell City scored 46 points to beat runner-up Christian Academy by 57.

  • Prayer rally Nov. 7 in City Hall Park

    TELL CITY – There will be a community ecumenical prayer rally at noon Monday, Nov. 7, ahead of the election. It will last about 30 minutes and is being sponsored by the ministerial association of the county.  It will be held in City Hall Park in Tell City.

    The service will be nonpartisan and will be focused on the community coming together.

  • Community Events; Oct. 20

    Cannelton Trunk or Treat Oct. 29


    CANNELTON – The second annual Cannelton community Trunk or Treat will be held Oct. 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Gazebo Park in Cannelton.

    Guests are invited to come dressed in costume. There will be lots of candy and games for all ages.

    Several local churches and school groups will participate.


    Goodwill grand opening Oct. 27