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Today's News

  • Bulldogs nip Lions

    BLOOMINGTON—Strong defense early and Rafe Garrett’s clutch free throws late lifted Cannelton past Lighthouse Christian 41-39 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton jumped to a 12-0 first-quarter lead as the Lions had trouble handling the Bulldogs’ 1-2-2 three-quarter-court trap.
    “Obviously starting the game 12-0 really makes a big difference,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder, whose team has usually had to battle back from an early deficit.

  • Balanced Marksmen defeat Eagles

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City raced to a 9-3 first-quarter lead and held on to beat Evansville Day 47-42 in boys basetkball Tuesday.
    Tell City scored first on a Braeden Beard field goal 15 seconds into the game. Evansville Day tied it at 2-2 on Humaad Khan’s field goal with 3:32 left in the first quarter.

  • Rebound FGs help PC beat Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Overall rebounding was closer than in their previous meeting but Perry Central scored 15 points off offensive rebounds in beating Cannelton 73-35 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cannelton scored the game’s first four points and trailed only 13-10 after the first quarter.
    But Perry Central scored the first seven points of the second quarter on offensive rebounds to take control.

  • Jacob Evan Adams

    Laura and Dr. Phillip Adams of Newburgh announce the birth of their son, Jacob Evan, on Oct. 28, 2016, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    He weighed 6 pounds and 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Jacob was welcomed home by siblings, Emily, 5, and Luke, 2 ½.

    Grandparents are Jerry and Phyllis Schaefer of Tell City and Steve and Cheryl Adams of Evansville.

    The mother is the former Laura Schaefer.

  • Adams to return city department heads to posts

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Mayor Jim Adams will retain the current leadership roster of city departments and utilities for 2017 as he begins his second year in office. Adams announced the annual appointments during last Monday’s meeting of the city council and board of public works and safety. It was the two groups’ first meetings of the year.

  • Local students make U of E dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned a position on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the fall semester 2016. To make the Dean’s List, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

    • Kayla Seifert of Tell City, majoring in visual communication design

    • Amber Schulthise of Tell City, majoring in English education

    • Hunter Sandage of Tell City, majoring in criminal justice

  • Perry Central winter homecoming 2017 candidates

    PERRY CENTRAL – The 2016-17 Perry Central Basketball Homecoming Ceremony will be held between games of the boys’ varsity/junior varsity basketball game vs. Southridge this Friday evening, Jan. 13. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 p.m. Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates. The entire high school student body chose the queen and king.

    The queen candidates are as follows:

  • Indiana’s tax base dwindles

    Michael Hicks

    Guest Columnist

     

    By many accounts, Indiana’s two most vexing legislative matters in this session involve the financing of highways and pre-K education.

    While there are many important questions about both issues, the real problem is Indiana’s shrinking tax base. This challenge will only worsen with time, so it is useful to understand what the trouble is, and how it may be remedied.

  • Calligraphy workshop offered in May

    ST. MEINRAD – A five-day calligraphy workshop, titled “Deepening Your Art through Daily Practice I,” will be offered on May 1-5 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad.

    The workshop instructor will be Laurie Doctor, who has taught calligraphy on the university level for more than 25 years. She is an international exhibitor and instructor. Although this is a workshop concentrating on calligraphy, Laurie conducts her classes in a retreat-like atmosphere of reflective silence.

  • About the Civil War Soldiers Buried at Cliff Cemetery

    By David Hoesli

    Guest Columnist
     

    Last November, a story was printed in the Perry County News about the four New Hampshire and New York Civil War soldiers buried at Cliff Cemetery in Cannelton. It was a fitting recognition of these soldiers who for no reason of their own accord, ended up on Indiana soil hundreds of miles from their native states.