Today's News

  • City needs support letters for sewer-work funding

    Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Everybody in the city should write a letter, Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder urged during a public hearing Monday on applying for grant funding to fix city sewer problems.

  • French joins county-council ranks

    TELL CITY – A local educator with a family legacy of public service has become the newest face on the county council.
    Jody French swore her oath of office Monday morning, accepting the District 4 seat vacated by Alan Cassidy.  French was chosen by Democrat precinct committee members during a caucus Saturday morning, party chairman Dale Groves said.
    French is assistant principal at Perry Central High School and is the daughter of the late Don Etienne, who served 12 years as a county commissioner.

  • TC spring cleanup set for June 3-6

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety has set June 3-6 as the dates for the 2013 spring cleanup. Rules for the week will remain much as they were last year but the city will increase the one-time fee to help pay for the event from $3 to $4. That charge will appear on bills mailed in early June.

  • Pageant more than just ‘pretty faces’

    Feature Writer
    PERRY COUNTY – Imagine a beauty pageant. What immediately comes to mind? For most, it would be toddlers in tiaras; large, brilliantly colored ball gowns and speeches about world peace. Some may envision displays of talent such as dancing and singing. But Tell City resident Carrie Harumal would like to change your idea of pageants and empower local girls at the same time.

  • Cannelton grads eager for Saturday

    Feature Writer
    CANNELTON – Graduates of Cannelton High School’s Class of 2013 will hear from their fellow classmate and class valedictorian Allicyn Louise Garrett during the school’s commencement ceremonies. The graduation will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Cannelton Community Center.

  • Wood Memorial outscores Bulldogs

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial scored in every inning to beat Cannelton 18-8 in girls softball Monday.
    Cannelton had eight hits and had two big innings of its own, scoring five runs in the fourth and three in the fifth.
    But “we have a hard time making routine plays in the field,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.
    Mikah Hemmings hit a single and a double to lead Cannelton’s offense. Allicyn Garrett also had two hits.
    Mollie Ingle and Hemmings each pitched three innings for Cannelton, each walking two and striking out one.

  • Perry Central outhits Wolfpack for victory

    MARENGO—Tanner Cassidy had three hits and Trey Mullis hit a home run as Perry Central beat Crawford County 6-5 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.
    Mullis, Anthony Mosby and Alton Cummings each had two of the Commodores’ 12 hits, and Michael Landers hit a double.
    Cassidy and Cummings each drove in two runs.
    Cassidy also pitched a complete game for the win. He scattered eight hits and three walks and struck out 10.
    Perry Central batters had no strikeouts, which pleased Coach Phil Zellers.

  • Baseball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City got the toughest match-up among Perry County teams when the IHSAA drew its baseball sectional pairings Tuesday.
    Tell City will face Mater Dei, ranked No. 3 in the state, in the first round of the seven-team, Class 2A Southridge sectional at Huntingburg League Stadium Wednesday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m. (all times are Perry County times).
    The winner of that game will face Southridge, which drew the first-round bye, in the semifinals 10 a.m. Monday, May 27.

  • Commodores down Wolfpack; Tell City has no team score

    TELL CITY—James Rogier shot a 9-over-par 44 to lead Perry Central past Crawford County 189-201 in boys golf Tuesday.

  • Commodores win PLAC softball title

    LEOPOLD—Brooke Litherland drove in four runs with two triples as Perry Central trounced Orleans 12-0 Monday to win the PLAC girls softball title outright.
    The Commodores beat West Washington 4-1 Saturday to clinch at least a share of the PLAC title. But Orleans, which had lost only to Paoli 2-1, still stood in the way of the Commodores’ first outright conference title.