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Today's News

  • Group to examine impact of trauma on student learning

    PERRY COUNTY – A lunchtime gathering Wednesday will explore how schools are reaching out to students who have faced major – and often adverse – experiences  in their young lives and how those incidents of trauma affect their learning.

    Research has shown that children who live through multiple adverse experiences during their youth are at higher risk for health, learning, behavior and productivity problems throughout their lives. This can create a cycle of behavior that sets future generations up for failure.

  • Heroes honored
  • Christmas parade plans set

    Cannelton event to kick off holiday season Nov. 24

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and so are Perry County’s trio of Christmas parades. Cannelton, Tell City and Leopold have announced plans for this year’s events. As has been tradition for decades, Cannelton will kick off the season with its post-Thanksgiving parade on Friday, Nov. 24. Tell City’s parade is Saturday, Dec. 2 and Leopold’s Christmas parade is Sunday, Dec. 3.

     

  • Tell City company offers to save old-growth forest

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The state of Indiana sold timber Thursday on 299 acres of the Yellowwood State Forest near Nashville, despite a Tell City company’s pledge of $150,000 to save the trees for future generations.

    In a press release issued Thursday, Bobby R. Bartlett with Tell City-based Castlewood Corp., pledged $150,000 to prevent the 1,733 old-growth trees in Brown County from being cut.

  • Dauby repeats as Most Valuable Runner

    LEOPOLD—Elizabeth Dauby won Perry Central’s Most Valuable Runner award in girls cross country for the third time in four years at the school’s fall sports program Thursday.

  • PC falls short 48-43

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used a strong box-and-one defense to get back in the game but lost to Mitchell 48-43 in PLAC girls basketball Friday.
    The Commodores fell behind 23-8 in the first 9:44 of the game as they hit only 2 of 8 shots from the field, got outrebounded 12-5, and committed eight turnovers in that span.
    Mitchell junior guard Macy Robbins torched them for 11 points in that span, including three three-point baskets.

  • Marksmen roll past Indiana Deaf

    CORYDON—Kammie Jo Hayes’ hot first quarter and Katie Goffinet’s hot second half carried Tell City past Indiana Deaf 49-25 in the first round of Corydon’s girls basketball tourney Friday.
    Hayes scored 10 points in the first quarter.
    “The first half we were able to work our high-low a few times early and get the ball to Kammie in the post,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    Hayes’ output and three points by Hayley Fackler put the Marksmen ahead 13-2 at the end of the first quarter.

  • KWC signs Fackler

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Citing a desire to stay close to home, Tell City senior Hayley Fackler signed Thursday to play softball for Kentucky Wesleyan College.
    Fackler, a catcher/infielder, also had offers from Transylvania University of Lexington, Ky., Newberry College in South Carolina, and Virginia Wesleyan.
    She was also scouted by Wright State University, an NCAA Division I school in Ohio.

  • Goffinet gets hot to propel Tell City girls past Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Katie Goffinet sat out much of the first half in foul trouble but made up for it with a 15-point third quarter to lead Tell City past Cannelton 60-30 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Goffinet was scoreless in the first quarter but hit an 18-footer early in the second period to put the Marksmen up 17-11.
    However she picked up her third foul with 5:36 left in the half and the Marksmen leading 20-11.

  • Marksmen hold on for 42-40 win over Hancock County

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City fast-breaked to a 15-point third-quarter lead and held on to beat Hancock County 42-40 in eighth grade girls basketball Monday.
    The Marksmen went on an 8-0 run early in the third quarter fueled by fast-break layups by Jenna Arnold, Lainey Peter and Victoria Weatherholt and a rebound basket by Peter.
    That put them up 35-20, and they still led by 15 at the end of that quarter.