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Today's News

  • Bulldogs fall to Rebels, Whitesville

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Whitesville Trinity went on a 16-4 fourth-quarter run to pull away to a 56-36 girls basketball victory over Cannelton Monday.
    “We played pretty well up into the fourth quarter,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “It was 34-42.
    “Then they went on a pretty good run in the fourth quarter and we couldn’t catch up. They just beat us down the floor. They were sending someone long every time a (Cannelton) shot went up and getting layups on fast breaks.”

  • Eagles press past Perry Central in OT

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced two overtimes, but 33 turnovers eventually caught up with the Commodores in a 56-52 girls basketball loss to Lanesville Monday.
    Hitting only 8 of 23 free throws also hurt Perry Central.
    The Eagles used a 2-2-1 full-court press. “We’d break it, get it across halfcourt, and then turn it over,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    He added, “They used a man-to-man press at times and it caused us some problems.”

  • 3-pointers, Wahl’s inside game propel Pats past Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY——Strong three-point shooting complemented Abby Wahl’s inside game as Heritage Hills trounced Tell City 72-36 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Wahl, the Patriots’ 6-foot junior center who played for the AAU age-16-and-under national champions last summer, hit 9 of 9 shots from the field and 2 of 3 free throws for a game-high 20 points.

  • Southwestern stops Bulldogs

    HANOVER—Cannelton hit only 25.7 percent from the field and got outrebounded 41-22 in a 69-24 boys basketball loss to Southwestern Saturday.
    The Bulldogs grabbed only one offensive rebound.
    Turnovers also hurt them as they committed 30 to Southwestern’s 13.

  • Shooting cold again as Marksmen lose to Jeeps

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Looking at the final score one might assume either Tell City or Northeast Dubois played a slowdown game in their boys basketball matchup Saturday.
    But actually both teams were just cold from the field, though the Jeeps hit some free throws down the stretch to beat Tell City 34-29.
    The Marksmen hit only 27.5 percent from the field, including 2 of 16 from three-point range.
    They were also cold at the free-throw line, hitting just 5 of 12 for 41.7 percent.

  • Perry Central Honors the county’s veterans
  • Open house Sunday to honor priest’s 50th anniversary

    FULDA – The parish family of Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church and St. Meinrad Catholic Church will host an open house to honor Father John McMullen OSB, in celebration of his 50th anniversary of priesthood ordination.

    The open house will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, in the St. Boniface Parish Center in Fulda, from 2 to 4 p.m.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS; Nov. 28

    Tell City Band Boosters to hold fundraiser Dec. 4

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters will hold a bean soup and cornbread fundraiser Dec. 4. We will be located across the street from the high school where chicken dinners are usually held. Organizers will begin serving between 10 and 11 a.m. and will continue until sold out.

    The cost of 16 ounce cups will be $5 and include corn bread muffins.  We will also fill jars for those who wish to take their own. Lip sync battle Saturday

     

  • Scholarships for future teachers

    Erin Houchin

    State Senate District 47

     

    The winter months are an exciting time for high school seniors as they begin to decide what their next step will be after graduation. For those who are choosing to continue their education at a college or university, the daunting task of deciding where to go and how to pay for it follow soon after the acceptance letters arrive in the mail.

  • Indiana’s November surprise

    Larry DeBoer

    Guest Columnist

     

    Ten Indiana school districts offered property tax referenda Nov. 8, to finance buildings or budgets. That was the most for a November election since 2010. More referenda are offered during elections in May, probably because 69 percent of all May referenda have passed since 2010. Only 39 percent of November’s have passed in that time.

    On Nov. 8, 2016, nine out of 10 school referenda passed. It was a November surprise. Why did it happen?