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Today's News

  • Cross country coaches realize need for classes

    Some who read our story about the all-state cross country teams Thursday might have been surprised to learn that cross country is divided into classes.
    Actually it’s not. But the fact that the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches divides its all-state teams into classes shows that most coaches recognize the need for classes in that sport.
    West Lafayette did win the boys state title with a 695 enrollment this year. But no other school under 1,000 has won it in at least 40 years.

  • Tell City falls twice on road

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge’s three perimeter starters combined to score 44 points as the Raiders beat Tell City 57-24 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    “Their guards are really good,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “Kayla Voegerl is so quick with the ball and Aubrey Main is just a really good athlete.
    “We matched up fine with them size-wise, but they were a lot quicker than us overall. They had four girls who could put it on the floor and get to the basket.”

  • Commodores shut down Wolfpack late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central cut its turnovers and shut out Crawford County for nearly seven minutes in the fourth quarter to beat the Wolfpack 55-50 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores battled back from a slow start to take a 30-29 halftime lead. But they committed numerous turnovers against Crawford County’s press in the third quarter and fell behind 46-38.
    Jenny Jellison hit two free throws with 7:10 left in the game to increase the Wolfpack’s lead to 48-38.

  • Defense helps PC pull away from Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used its defense to jump-start its offense in a 74-33 boys basketball win over Cannelton Friday.
    The Commodores got off to a cold shooting start, hitting only 3 of 15 from the field in the first quarter and leading only 8-6 at the end of that period.
    They led only 14-9 with 4:45 left in the second quarter, having hit only 6 of 23 from the field and having missed all nine of their three-point attempts.

  • UPDATE: Stabbing suspects caught

    SHELBY COUNTY - Two suspects wanted for questioning for their involvement in an early morning home invasion and stabbing in West Baden Springs are now in custody after a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 65.

  • Dice needs a home

    Dice continues to be overlooked and has been patiently waiting at the shelter since June for a forever home. If you or someone you know has been thinking about adopting please come in and meet Dice – he’s a great boy.

    He is a mixed breed about a year old and is up-to-date on his vaccines. He will be neutered upon adoption. He was surrendered to the shelter when his family had to reduce the number of pets in their care.

    Dice is great with cats and dogs, likes kids, previously lived indoors and is said to be housebroken.

  • Santa visits First United Methodist Church
  • Bethel Church to host Christmas programs

    TELL CITY – The Rev. Ron Ammon of Bethel Baptist Church and its members invite the public to stroll down memory lane with two nights of “Christmas Memories” music and visuals performed by the church’s praise team and various members.

    Programs will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12 and Sunday, Dec. 14.

    A children’s Christmas program will be held Sunday, Dec. 14 during the 10 a.m. worship service. The church is at the corner of Ninth and Fulton streets in Tell City.

  • Area students to perform Sunday in monastery recital

    FERDINAND – Budding musical talents will be showcased as students of the Sisters of St. Benedict perform a Christmas recital at 2 p.m. EST Sunday, Dec. 7, at Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    The students represent various schools in the area, including William Tell Elementary, Tell City High School, Perry Central Elementary, Nancy Hanks Elementary, Heritage Hills Middle School, Heritage Hills High School and Ferdinand Elementary.

  • First Church of the Nazarene welcomes new pastor

    TELL CITY – The First Church of the Nazarene will hold an installation service for its incoming pastor, the Rev. Charles Areson, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7.

    A small reception will follow and the public is invited to attend.