Today's News

  • William Tell recognized for fostering understanding, inclusion
  • Volunteers needed to staff red kettles

    TELL CITY – Volunteers are needed to ring bells at Salvation Army red kettles at Wal-Mart entrances between now and Christmas.
    Money collected in the red kettles each year helps people pay costs of utilities, rent, prescriptions and sometimes, transportation, according to Joan Hess, service representative for the organization.

    Ninety percent of the money collected in Perry County stays here, she also said, and none of it goes toward administrative costs.

  • Social News

    THE DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, in the St. Paul Catholic Church parish hall. The committee for refreshments will be Betty Litherland, Bernadette Linne, Elizabeth Linne, Cathy Lock and Judith Lorenz. Members unable to attend should call in their volunteer hours to Mary Seibert at 547-4847 or Becky Hagedorn at 836-2805.

  • Marksmen shut down Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s defense shut Cannelton out for 9 1/2 minutes in the middle of the game as the Marksmen won 33-14 in eighth grade girls basketball Thursday.
    Cannelton pulled within six points, 15-9, when Caressa Sloss hit a free throw with 2:07 left in the second quarter.
    But Tell City scored 12 straight points before Cannelton scored again on a free throw by Hannah McMahan with 4:29 left in the fourth quarter.

  • Perry Central freshmen hold off Blackhawks

    LEOPOLD—Ty Mullis scored 17 points as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 39-34 in freshman basketball Thursday.
    Mullis hit one three-pointer but got most of his points by doing “a good job penetrating the lane,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.
    Luke Bishop added nine points and Kage Kiplinger five.
    Perry Central “forced a few turnovers off our full-court press,” said Zellers.

  • Rock Creek outrebounds Bulldogs

    SELLERSBURG—Rock Creek scored frequently on offensive rebounds to beat Cannelton 66-44 in girls basketball Friday.
    Despite the fact that the teams matched up evenly in height, “90 percent of their points were probably off rebounds,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We’d get to ball-staring at the rim and have absolutely no block-out whatsoever.”
    He also said the Bulldogs had trouble running their offense.

  • Perry Central girls fall 42-37

    ORLEANS—Perry Central made a strong fourth-quarter comeback but lost to Orleans 42-37 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores started cold and fell behind 26-15 after three quarters.
    “We were outhustled and outplayed for three quarters,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We did not come alive until the fourth and that was almost enough effort to win the game.

  • Tell City girls overtake Braves for win in OT

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit clutch shots in the fourth quarter to overtake Tecumseh for a 45-41 overtime victory in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City made some “dumb turnovers” in the first quarter and fell behind 16-7, said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “Then after that we settled down.”
    The Marksmen still trailed by seven points entering the fourth quarter, though.

  • Commodores hit free throws to beat Blackhawks

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Clutch free-throw shooting carried Perry Central past Springs Valley 64-57 in boys PLAC basketball Friday.
    The Commodores held a 56-53 lead with 1:46 left in the game. Perry Central’s Lane Lynch made a baseline jumper pushing the lead back to five.
    On Springs Valley’s next possession the Commodores’ Jacob Kelly intercepted a pass. A few seconds later Lynch was fouled. He made the one and bonus free throws with 1:02 left to extend the Commodores’ lead to seven points.

  • Tell City outshoots Tecumseh for win

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Good free-throw shooting helped fuel a late 14-2 run that propelled Tell City past Tecumseh 59-47 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    The game was close throughout the first 3 1/2 quarters. Tecumseh took a 38-37 lead on a three-pointer by Jackson Fowler with 1:56 left in the third quarter.
    Hunter Rowe hit two free throws 11 seconds later to give Tell City the lead for good.
    The Marksmen missed their next three free throws, but Tecumseh was unable to capitalize.