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Today's News

  • PC hits free throws, tops Senators

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 18 of 22 free throws in the fourth quarter to beat West Washington 61-58 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    “The last couple of minutes we changed gears a little bit and really dug in and fought,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “I’m really proud of this bunch. We have come a long way the last couple of weeks as far as our execution, especially on the defensive end.”

  • Tell City 12th at Mater Dei

    EVANSVILLE—Kyle Hagedorn placed fourth in the 182-pound weight class to lead Tell City to 12th place in Mater Dei’s 17-team wrestling tourney last Thursday and Friday.
    Tell City scored 58.5 points, just 1.5 behind 11th-place Evansville Memorial. Mater Dei won with 302.
    Hagedorn went 4-2 with three pins.
    Tyler Hawhee in the 160 weight class and Trey Mucker at 138 each placed fifth for the Marksmen.
    Hawhee went 4-2 with four pins and Mucker went 4-2 with one pin.

  • Eagles, Aces top Cannelton

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Turnovers against pressure defense hurt Cannelton in a 54-41 girls basketball loss to Cloverport Tuesday.
    “They had a little 1-2-2 three-quarter-court press and we didn’t handle it very well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We got in too big a hurry trying to beat it instead of taking our time to get through it.”
    The Bulldogs committed 20 turnovers overall, 13 more than Cloverport.

  • Was Wint Tell City’s best baseball player ever?

    It was fairly easy to research some key statistics on Mike Hagan and Joe Hartz, two of the three former athletes who will be inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Jan. 13.

  • Rouch, versatile Pioneers too much for Perry Central

    TELL CITY—Glen Rouch scored 27 points as Boonville beat Perry Central 68-37 for seventh place in the boys basketball PSC Holiday Classic Saturday.
    Rouch, a 6-foot-6 senior forward/guard, hit 9 of 12 shots from the field, including 2 of 3 from three-point range, and 7 of 7 free throws.
    “He’s a tough matchup,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “He can put in on the floor, he can shoot from deep, and he’s 6-6.

  • Reed, Garrett lift Bulldogs past Aces in overtime

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—David Reed and Rafe Garrett each scored five of Cannelton’s 12 overtime points as the Bulldogs edged Cloverport 59-55 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cloverport’s Garrett Bradley hit two free throws with 16.7 seconds left in regulation to tie the game 47-47.
    Cannelton missed a 10-footer after that, sending the game into overtime.
    Reed scored the first basket in overtime on a drive.

  • Tell City overtakes Rebels to place 3rd iN PSC

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—South Spencer led with just under six minutes left in the game but couldn’t hold off Tell City down the stretch as the Marksmen pulled away 65-60 in the boys basketball PSC Holiday Classic third-place game Saturday.
    “I thought it was a well played game by both teams,” Tell City Coach Matt Lynch said. “They went on a run and we went on a run. It was highly contested and we just made a couple more plays at the end.”

  • Dimensional art on display at Archabbey Library

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad, is hosting an exhibit of two-dimensional and three-dimensional works by Ferdinand artist Curtis Uebelhor. The show will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 20.

  • Visitation restrictions due to flu in effect at PCMH

    TELL CITY – In response to the increase in influenza cases nationwide and in the Tri-State area, Perry County Memorial Hospital is using the following visitation restrictions to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, family members and staff.  The restrictions include:

    • No visitors with influenza-like symptoms in the hospital.  Symptoms include fever in excess of 100.4, sore throat, cough, runny or stuffy nose, chills, headache, body aches and fatigue.

    • No visitors under the age of 15.

  • Superior Ag promotes new plant manager

    HUNTINGBURG – Superior Ag has announced the promotion of Danny Hoffman as the feed mill plant manager for its Dale feed mill facility, which is scheduled to begin production in late-May of 2018.

    In his new position, Hoffman will continue to serve customers who do business with the Jasper location, along with the responsibilities of operations for the new feed mill, including safety, receiving, manufacturing, delivery, quality, cost and employee relations.