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Today's News

  • PSC Classic features 5 undefeated teams

    The good news for Perry Central’s boys basketball team is it is 5-0 entering this weekend’s PSC Holiday Classic.
    The bad news is that to repeat as champion of the tourney, the Commodores will likely have to play three other undefeated teams.
    Five of the eight teams are undefeated entering the tourney, so this might be the strongest field in its history.
    Perry Central will play 5-0 Crawford County in the first round at Tell City Friday at 5:30 p.m.

  • Parker, Flannagan on all-tourney

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s Brittany Parker and Tell City’s Logan Flannagan were named to the PSC Holiday Tip-Off girls basketball all-tourney team Monday.
    Parker, a 5-foot-2 junior guard, averaged 21.3 points per game, including 31 in the final round Monday, to lead Perry Central to second place in the four-team, round-robin tourney.
    She also made six steals and had four rebounds and three assists in Monday’s game against Tell City.
    She hit 52.0 percent (26 of 50) from the field for the tourney.

  • Tell City splits Saturday games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Brenee Leibering hit a driving shot with 3.5 seconds left to lift Tell City past South Spencer 46-44 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Tip-Off girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    South Spencer led by five points with 3:08 left, but Tell City scored the next seven points on a steal and layup by Emma Kohnert, a free throw by Kohnert, a rebound basket by Taylor Gentry, and an inside basket by Logan Flannagan on an inbounds play.

  • Perry Central holds off Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Skyly Cummings and Brittany Parker hit key free throws in the final minute to lift Perry Central past South Spencer 59-54 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Tip-Off girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central led by 12 points with 6:30 left but South Spencer rallied to tie the score twice, the last time on two free throws by Sarah Lindsey with 1:18 left.
    Cummings then hit two free throws to put Perry Central up 56-54.

  • Perry Central’s steals beat Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s 21 steals and Brittany Parker’s hot shooting beat Tell City 63-42 in the final round of the PSC Holiday Tip-Off girls basketball tourney Monday.
    Perry Central finished 2-1 in the four-team, round-robin tourney for second place be-hind unbeaten Heritage Hills. Tell City placed third at 1-2.
    Tell City hit 50.0 percent from the field and outrebounded the Commodores 27-21.

  • Holidays will affect city services

    PERRY COUNTY – The upcoming holidays will affect services provided by government agencies. County offices were closed Tuesday and Wednesday and will also be closed Jan. 1.

    Recyclable materials will be picked up this week, and residents should have that and their trash ready by 7 a.m. each day of the week. No city services were provided Christmas Day. Trash and recycling for that day will be collected Thursday (today).

  • Candidate filing period to open Jan. 8

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Clerk Jean Schulthise reminds potential candidates that Jan. 8 is the first day to file for elected office in her office.

    The 2014 primary-election filing period will continue until noon  Feb. 7.  A new requirement will go into effect Jan 1, Schulthise said. Along with their declarations of candidacy, each candidate must file a statement of economic interests.  

    The clerk’s office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Anyone with questions may call the clerk’s office at 547-3741.

  • Talk with a lawyer for free next month

    EVANSVILLE – The Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana Inc., announces that the talk to a lawyer telephone clinic will be held on two occasions in January.

    The first will be the regular talk to a lawyer telephone clinic from  4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 2 and the second session will be held to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday Jan. 20 from 9 to 11 a.m.

  • Huber Funeral Home, Pekin Insurance honor veterans

    TELL CITY – Huber Funeral Home, a Pekin Insurance pre-need agency in Tell City and Cannelton, experienced the true spirit of giving this holiday season by supporting the Honor Flight Network, which was created solely to honor American veterans for all their sacrifices, during Pekin Insurance's recent Life will Give our Military Heroes One More Tour of Honor Contest.

  • As Blue Bridge reopens, expect red carpet treatment from Owensboro Health

    Philip Patterson
    Guest Columnist

    Think of it as a welcome mat.  The Glover Cary Bridge, freshly repainted and open for business, is once again escorting passengers into Owensboro, Ky. If you haven’t been to our city for a while, I think you will be surprised to learn how much has changed in the past six months.

    • Many exciting construction projects are happening downtown, including a sparkling new convention center, set to open early next year.

    • Restaurants and other businesses are growing.