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Today's News

  • Undefeated team reunites for 50th anniversary

    Members of Cannelton’s 1966 football team, which won the Pocket Athletic Conference title and finished undefeated, reunited Nov. 19 at the Patio Restaurant. Team members attending were (front row, from left) Darryl Irvin, Sonny Claycomb, Rick Brumfield, Rick Clemens. Standing: Assistant coach Bill Harkness, Ralph Dixon, Joe Daum, Gordon Hafele, Lynn Spencer, Glenda Hafele Stone (widow of late player Darrel Stone), Paul Gunn, David Thorn, Gary Johnson, David Miller and Harold Lee Glenn. Coach Paul Osborne was unable to attend.

  • Tell City JV beats PC in OT

    LEOPOLD—Nate Kaiser scored 13 points as Tell City defeated Perry Central 50-45 in overtime in JV boys basketball Wednesday.
    Austin Snyder, Caleb Malcomson and Kyle Powers each added 10 points for the Marksmen, with Powers hitting three three-pointers.
    Ryan Hubert scored 11 points to lead Perry Central. Andy Graves and Clay James each added 10 points and Cain Hohne tallied nine.
    Kyle Mabry hit a three-point shot from beyond halfcourt for Perry Central to end the third quarter.

  • Forfeits costly to Tell City

    BOONVILLE—Boonville won six matches by forfeits, three by pins, and one by technical fall to beat Tell City 59-21 in wrestling Tuesday.
    Tell City won three matches by pins, with David Teague (132-pound weight Class), Trey Mucker (145) and Travis Kennedy each finishing off his opponent in the second period.
    Steven Wheatley won a 7-2 decision over Bo Smith in the 170 weight class for the Marksmen’s other victory.

  • Chargers hit free throws to beat Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Pike Central scored on drives and free throws to pull away from Tell City for a 50-33 PAC girls basketball victory Tuesday.
    Tell City led the entire first quarter, but Pike Central center Erika Hendrixson hit four consecutive free throws to put the Chargers up 14-10 with 2:29 left in the second quarter.
    By that time four Tell City starters had two fouls apiece, and guard Katie Goffinet picked up her third foul 17 seconds later.

  • Lanesville runs past Cannelton

    LANESVILLE—Cannelton hit only 22.0 percent from the field in an 85-34 season-opening boys basketball loss to Lanesville Wednesday.
    Lanesville got several fast-break layups and hit 52.2 percent from the field.
    The Eagles took control early, jumping to a 26-4 first-quarter lead.
    Cannelton wants to run this year too, but Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder said in preseason that he figured several early Bulldog opponents, including Lanesville, “would be better at it than we are.”

  • Commodores top Marksmen in overtime

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central reserves Levi Hubert and John Bashor scored the first six points of overtime as the Commodores beat Tell City 66-59 in a boys basketball season opener Wednesday.
    Perry Central built a 39-29 lead with 6 1/2 minutes left in regulation, but Tell City chipped away and tied the score 51-51 on Braeden Beard’s 30-foot three-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime.

  • Search for Deer Lake solution continues

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    CANNELTON – A Tobin Township lake continues to protect farmland, homes, roads and bridges from flooding, as it has for more than 30 years. It also continues to carry a high-hazard designation that worries local officials.

    That fact drew U.S. Forest Service representatives to the October meeting of the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District for a status update on the lake. Also present were county commissioners, Randy Kleaving and Larry James.

  • Civil War soldiers buried in Cannelton cemetery

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist

     

    If you go to Old Cliff Cemetery above Cannelton and enter the left gateway and then turn immediately to your left you will see two small tombstones. Upon close examination one can read the weathered inscription on the stones.

    They state that M.D. Turrell and Moses Mason, from the New Hampshire Infantry are buried there. How did Union soldiers from New England wind up in a cemetery in southern Indiana? Ah, therein lies a tale.

  • Another building block to success
  • Santa en route to Cannelton for Friday parade

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    CANNELTON – Santa Claus will again land his sleigh in Cannelton Friday for that city’s annual Christmas parade. For generations the city has kicked off the holiday season with a post-Thanksgiving parade through the city. This year’s parade, Friday, Nov. 25, is again being sponsored by the Cannelton Legion Post 142, its Auxiliary and Sons of the Legion. The parade will begin at 6 p.m.

    Line-up will start at 4:30 p.m. and all entries should assemble on Old Indiana 37.