Today's News

  • Trinity defeats Bulldogs

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Whitesville Trinity used physical defense to hold Cannelton to 26.2 percent field-goal shooting and beat the Bulldogs 63-48 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton guard Brandon Cook entered the game averaging 28.1 points per game, third best in the state of Indiana. But he was held to nine points—his first game below 18 this season—on 3 of 20 field-goal shooting, including 2 of 9 from three-point range, and 1 of 2 free throws.
    In foul trouble much of the game, he played only 22 minutes before fouling out.

  • Bulldogs stop Cardinals

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Washington Catholic committed 10 first-half turnovers in a 69-55 boys basketball loss to Cannelton Tuesday.
    The Cardinals were charged with three traveling violations in the first 3 1⁄2 minutes. But many of their turnovers were also forced by Cannelton’s defensive pressure.
    Whatever the cause for the Cardinals’ turnovers, that was the main difference in the game.
    They finished with 16 turnovers compared with just seven for Cannelton.

  • Perry Central rolls past Braves

    Sports Correspondent

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central used a full-court press to make easy baskets early and defeated Tecumseh 76-45 in boys basketball Friday.
    “We talked about coming out with the kind of energy we play with at home,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “We have great crowds and wanted to come out and play with that type of energy.

  • Tell City upsets Vikings

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held North Posey to 4 for 18 field-goal shooting in the first 15 1⁄2 minutes and then held off a late Viking rally to win 53-50 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen built a 23-11 lead with their strong early defense.
    The Vikings got hot in the third quarter, going 6 for 9 from the field, including 2 for 3 from three-point range.
    Michael Bender’s three-pointer cut Tell City’s lead to 28-27 with three minutes left in the quarter.

  • Tell City 6th in boys swim sectional

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Hunter Sandage placed in the top six in one individual race and two relays to lead Tell City to sixth place in a 10-team boys swim sectional Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 146 points. Bedford North Lawrence won with 506.
    Sandage earned Tell City’s highest individual finish with a sixth place in the 100-yard freestyle in 54.80 seconds, a personal record.
    He teamed with Luke Thomas, Trent Harding and Will Roberts to place fifth in the 200 free relay in 1:43.06.

  • Lamb or lion? Spring anxiously awaited

    Phil Junker

  • Camping banned at Hemlock Cliffs trailhead

    TELL CITY – Camping is no longer allowed at the trailhead and parking area at Hemlock Cliffs. It has long been a popular camping area but this has been the only trailhead in the Hoosier National Forest that allowed camping.  

  • Tell City resident welcomes new service dog

    Tell City resident Jennifer Paris patiently waited for her name to be called graduation day Nov. 9. However, she was not waiting to receive a diploma or degree. Jennifer was waiting to officially be paired with her new partner, service dog Pike.

  • Volunteers earn regional Forest Service awards

    BEDFORD –  The 15-state Eastern Region of the U.S. Forest Service awarded two honors to Indiana volunteers for 2012. 

  • White-nose syndrome hits Eastern bat species hard

    PERRY COUNTY – White-nose syndrome has killed more than 1 million bats in states from Vermont to West Virginia with mortality rates in excess of 90 percent in some bat hibernacula. This is a concern in southern Indiana because many species of bats hibernate here, particularly the endangered Indiana bat. The most obvious symptom of white-nose syndrome is the presence of a white fungus around the nose of some affected bats. The fungus can also occur on their wings or tail membranes.