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Today's News

  • Kohnert, Hayes make All-PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s Emma Kohnert and Kammie Jo Hayes were named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Tell City guard Katie Goffinet received honorable mention, so all three players Tell City Coach John Hayes nominated received some recognition.
    He said the voting went “better than I expected.”

  • Hornets sting Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Hancock County used its athleticism and depth to beat Cannelton 63-31 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Hornets forced 25 Cannelton turnovers - 16 in the first half, even though they pressed in only the first four minutes - and scored eight layups or dunks directly off them. Center Kane Logsdon made two dunks.
    They also scored well inside in their half-court offense.
    And when Cannelton tried to collapse its defense inside, the Hornets hit open three-point shots.

  • Turnovers contribute to Bulldogs’ 60-43 loss

    CANNELTON—Cannelton improved in several areas, but its 23 turnovers contributed to its 60-43 boys basketball loss to Shoals Saturday.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder missed the game with the flu. But after watching the game film he said, “Our defense was much better in the halfcourt but we still gave up too many transition points as a result of our turnovers.

  • Vikings repulse PC

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    POSEYVILLE—Turnovers and cold shooting in the second quarter hurt Perry Central in a 61-48 boys basketball loss to North Posey Saturday.
    The Commodores trailed by only three, 17-14, at the end of the first quarter.
    After North Posey’s Noah Scheller made 1 of 2 free throws Jacob Kelly scored on a 4-footer to pull the Commodores within two at 18-16 with 6:08 left in the first half.

  • Tell City’s defense stops Titans

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s perimeter shooting and ball-handling have improved since the start of the season and its rebounding has always been good.
    But defense has become the main calling card for the Marksmen’s boys basketball team and was especially on display in Saturday’s 61-45 PAC win over Gibson Southern.

  • Scott Peter family honored with conservation award
  • Tell City schools meet with clinic provider

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Talks are continuing as the Tell City School Corp. strives to begin an employee health clinic. The overall emphasis is on improving wellness for those covered by the corporation’s insurance, and as Schools Superintendent John Scioldo stated previously, to get those least likely to visit a doctor into the clinic.

  • City’s thin blue line a little too stretched

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Are there any residents wanting to make a career in law enforcement in Cannelton? Finding it difficult to get qualified applicants, that’s a question facing city leaders, as they work toward filling out their ranks.

  • Facing higher rates from TC, Cannelton sewer bills to increase

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Wastewater rates in Cannelton are set to rise. The city council announced Monday that beginning next month, user rates will increase by $1.96 per 1,000 gallons of water used.

    That’s up from the $5.83 price point adopted in 2013.

    The hike was reflective of recent changes adopted at the Tell City treatment plant, which saw user rates there increase by nearly 60 percent.

  • Residents organize to oppose Trump agenda

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Rarely does the Portico Room at City Hall in Tell City see a crowd the size of the one that assembled there on Tuesday.

    About 25 citizens who are part of a group calling itself Indivisible Perry County gathered at City Hall. With members opposed to the agenda of President Donald Trump, they voiced their views to Larry Ordner, a constituent services district director with the office of Congressman Larry Bucshon.