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Today's News

  • Police bust alleged meth lab

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Two Perry County residents were arrested Wednesday afternoon near Cannelton after Indiana State Police allegedly located a methamphetamine lab in their home.

    At approximately 1 p.m., Senior Trooper Trey Lytton and Trooper Robert Lambert arrived at 8264 East State Road 166, Cannelton, with members of the Perry County Sheriff’s Department and the Perry County Probation Office, to conduct a probation search of the residence.

  • Hearings address Cannelton floodwall certification

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Common Council conducted public hearings Nov. 11 concerning a mandate to have the city’s floodwall accredited and on relief wells protecting that floodwall.

  • Cannelton winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    November
    30    Tell City    A    6:00
    December
    6    Perry Central    H    6:00
    7    Lighthouse Christian Aca.    H    7:30
    10    South Spencer    A    6:00
    13    Evansville North    A    6:00
    21    Lanesville    A    5:00

  • Perry Central winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    November
    23    Crawford Co. Scrm    A    6:00
    December
    3    Tell City    A    6:00
    6    Cannelton    A    6:00
    13    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    14    Evansville Mater Dei    H    3:00
    20    Springs Valley    A    5:30

  • Smith, Sherry place in marathons

    NASHVILLE—Tell City boys cross country runners Brook Smith and Cameron Sherry placed high in their first marathons recently.

    Smith ran the Nashville Marathon in 3:19.53 to place fifth overall and first in his age group. More than 2,000 runners competed in the marathon and the accompanying half marathon
    Sherry ran the Bowling Green Marathon Nov. 3 in 3:53.04 to place 27th overall and second in his age group.
    There were 114 runners in that race.
    These were the first marathons for both Tell City runners.

  • Peter-McCallister

    Tashia Peter and Zach McCallister were united in marriage Sept. 21, 2013, during a 1:30 p.m. ceremony at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius officiated at the double-ring ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Mark and Janet Peter of Tell City.

    Mr. McCallister is the son of Jerry and Melissa Craig of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father. Alisa Peter of Evansville, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Matron of honor was Katie Gelarden of Tell City, a friend of the couple.

  • Page returns with inexperienced team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mike Page now has something in common with Brett Favre, Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali.
    All were highly successful in their athletic endeavors, and now all have unretired more than once.
    Page coached Tell City’s girls swim team its first 30 years—winning six sectionals and five conference titles—before retiring in 2010.
    He came back for the 2011-12 season after his successor, Lewis Anderson, was called back to active duty in the U.S. Navy.

  • Tell City girls team sports tall frontline

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls basketball team has plenty of height but little experience, so how the guard play comes along will be a key for the Marksmen.
    Forward Logan Flannagan is the only senior on the 15-girl roster and the only returning starter.
    Kassie Hayes, a 6-foot junior center-forward who was the first player off the bench last year, is the only other one with much varsity experience.

  • COLUMN: Here’s why EPA’s proposal will raise your electric bill

    Vince Griffin
    Guest Columnist

    The strict carbon emission limits recently proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency will mean higher electric bills for business and residential consumers. The warranted outrage over this latest maneuver, which comes with no evidence of improving overall air quality, was plentiful and came from various corners. A few examples:

  • Perry Central girls team will be strong in backcourt

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls basketball team graduated probably its best center ever last spring and didn’t have a lot of height even with her in the lineup. But strong guard play could help the Commodores be successful this year.
    They return all of their guards from last year’s 13-11 sectional runner-up team, including third-year starters Morgan Richardson and Brittany Parker.