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Today's News

  • Clausen scores 26 points as Bulldogs get first win

    CANNELTON—Melissa Clausen scored a career-high 26 points as Cannelton beat Cloverport 56-26 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Bulldogs led only 24-11 at halftime and by only 10 points with five minutes left in the third quarter. But Clausen scored 16 points in the second half to help them pull away.
    She scored eight points in each the second and third quarters, including hitting two three-pointers in each of those quarters.
    Nicole Harris added 17 points for the Bulldogs, who earned their first win in seven tries this season.

  • PC thwarts Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Eighteen steals and 15 offensive rebounds helped Perry Central’s girls basketball team take 64 shots from the field Monday.
    The Commodores made 26 of them (40.6 percent) in a 69-38 PLAC win over West Washington.
    The Commodores used some man-to-man full-court pressure in the first quarter and jumped to a 25-2 lead.
    West Washington played a 2-3 zone defense that period and Sarah Spires hit three three-pointers over it.
    Skyly Cummings added eight points inside in that quarter.

  • Marksmen 3-2 in own tourney

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Davin Davis and Jarrett Hawhee each went 5-0 as Tell City finished 3-2 in its own six-team, wrestling round-robin Saturday.
    Tell City beat Providence 42-33, Jeffersontown, Ky., 37-34, and Washington 42-36 but lost to LaRue County, Ky., 43-30 and to Tecumseh 42-36.
    Davis and Hawhee each pinned three opponents.
    Joe Craig and Mason Waninger each also earned three pins as they each went 4-1.
    Aubrey Craig and Elliott Brown each also went 4-1.

  • Lions outshoot Bulldogs

    BLOOMINGTON—Three-point shooting and rebounding proved the difference in Bloomington Lighthouse’s 52-29 boys basketball win over Cannelton Saturday.
    Neither team shot well from the field overall, with Cannelton hitting 26.8 percent and the Lions 30.6 percent.
    But the Lions hit 6 of 21 three-point attempts compared with 1 for 10 for Cannelton.
    They hit two key three-pointers in the third quarter as they outscored the Bulldogs 14-3 to build a 31-19 lead after leading just 17-16 at halftime.

  • Crawford County edges Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—For three quarters Tuesday Crawford County did not look like the fundamentally sound basketball team that always does the little things right.
    But the Wolfpack did do those things, specifically free-throw shooting and taking care of the ball, well in the fourth quarter to hold off Perry Central 56-52 in PLAC action.

  • Forest Park drives past Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City couldn’t stop Forest Park’s drives to the basket and lost to the Rangers 60-43 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City trailed just 35-29 after Gant Miller hit a three-pointer to start the third-quarter scoring.
    Damon Wilmes then scored on three consecutive drives, though, to put the Rangers up 41-29, with 4:56 left in the third quarter.

  • First Baptist to perform live Nativity

    TELL CITY – The Tell City First Baptist Church will perform a live Nativity beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14.

    The Rev. Dan Hopkins and First Baptist members invite everyone to attend. The church is located at the corners of 13th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.

    The performance will restart every 15 minutes from 5 to 7 p.m. and will tell the story from prediction to the arrival of the wise men.

  • Life Tabernacle United returns to winter service schedule

    TELL CITY – Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, located at 402 Ninth Street in Tell City, has returned to its winter schedule of services.

    Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday now through March 29. No services will be held Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. Contact Pastor Orville Harmon at 547-5727 for transportation or more information. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Deer Creek Baptist Christmas programs begin Sunday

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host youth and adult Christmas programs beginning Sunday, Dec. 14.

    At 6 p.m., the congregation’s children will present “Meet Me at the Manger,” followed by a youth creative expression of “Oh Holy Night” and a “Nativity Scene Shadow Play.”

    On Sunday, Dec. 21, at 10:30 a.m., the adult choir will perform the cantata, “Bethlehem Morning.” Christmas caroling will begin at 6 p.m.

  • New pastor welcomed at First Church of the Nazarene

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – In a spirit-filled ceremony Sunday morning, the Rev. Charles W. Areson was installed as the new pastor of Tell City First Church of the Nazarene.

    He was installed by the Rev. Garry D. Pate, district superintendent of the Southwest Indiana District of the Church of the Nazarene.

    Areson and his family formerly lived in Terre Haute and the new pastor said he is excited to be called to shepherd Tell City’s congregation.