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Today's News

  • TC wrestlers shooting for PAC championship

    TELL CITY - With about the same experience and numbers as in recent years, Tell City' s wrestling team is shooting for another winning season.

    The Marksmen have seven full-time starters returning and 12 lettermen on their 25-man roster (anyone who wrestled at least one varsity match last year lettered).

    Most of their returnees are in the lower weight classes and the 215-pound and heavyweight classes, so Coach Joe Litherland expects those to be the team' s strengths.

  • Cannelton girls' shooting cold in loss to Tecumseh

    CANNELTON - Cannelton hit only 19.4 percent from the field in a 74-27 girls basketball loss to Tecumseh Thursday.

    The Bulldogs also hurt themselves by committing 24 turnovers.

    And Tecumseh found enough seams in the Bulldogs' 2-3 zone defense to hit 10 three-point baskets.

    The Braves hit three three-pointers and scored two baskets directly off steals as they jumped to a 19-3 lead in the first 6:20 of the game.

    "Turnovers killed us," said Cannelton Coach Jeff Miller. "We' ve got to get away from throwing lazy passes."

  • Cannelton defense shuts down Medora girls 36-4

    CANNELTON - Cannelton' s defense shut out Medora for nearly 20 minutes as the Bulldogs won 36-4 in girls basketball Friday.

    Medora entered the game with a 1-5 record and averaging a modest 27.8 points per game. And playing its seventh game in a 11 days probably didn' t help its shooting.

    The two-hour drive to the game probably also didn' t help. The game was scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. but was delayed nearly a half hour because Medora did not arrive at the gym until 5:27 p.m.

  • Local attorney becomes magistrate

    Karen Werner to be sworn in Monday at courthouse

    TELL CITY - "I think this is a great opportunity to do something different, to use my legal skills in a different way than I have been for the past eight years," attorney Karen Werner said of her selection as the next Perry County magistrate.

  • Car collides with bus on Triplett Road

    None of the 34 students injured; driver of car OK, too, but cited for driving left of center

    CANNELTON - A 19-year-old driver who collided with a Perry Central Community School Corp. bus Monday morning was cited for driving left of center but neither he nor anyone aboard the bus was hurt.

  • News' art-contest deadline is Friday

    TELL CITY - Entries are being accepted until Friday in a Perry County News-sponsored holiday art contest for children being held in conjunction with Nov. 25 Christmas in the Park festivities in Tell City.

    The honor of lighting Tell City Christmas trees in the park will go to the winner of the contest. Perry County students in kindergarten through fifth grades are asked to draw a Christmas picture and submit it for the contest.

  • Three parades to ring in 2007 yule season

    Santa Claus himself will be the guest of honor at three fast-approaching Christmas parades in Perry County. Cannelton and Tell City will host their respective post-Thanksgiving parades Nov. 23 and Nov. 25 with Leopold's Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 2. All three events draw large crowds each year.

    Cannelton Parade Nov. 23

  • Sesquicentennial items available Thanksgiving weekend

    Special store hours at Tell City Historical Society Museum Nov. 23-25

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Historical Society Museum at the corner of Ninth and Franklin streets in Tell City will be open special hours Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Nov. 23-25.

    Tell City sesquicentennial merchandise will be available for purchase by the public. Items will include Tell City flags, commemorative coins, beer steins and coaster sets.

  • School official announces plans for weather closings

    TELL CITY - School closings or delays caused by weather will be announced through local radio and television stations, according to the assistant to the superintendent for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.

  • Humane Society finds Grandma a home

    TELL CITY - Grandma, an abused horse that was featured in an Oct. 4 News article, has made progress on the road to recovery.

    She will be placed with the Indiana Horse Rescue Association. Due to her age she will likely spend the rest of her days with them.

    The Humane Society of Perry County is going to try to coordinate with other animal groups to find foster parents and permanent homes for neglected horses due to a poor hay harvest through out this area.