Today's News

  • Marksmen hit 68 percent from field to upset Patriots

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City hit 67.6 percent from the field and played strong defense to beat Heritage Hills 61-53 in PAC boys basketball Friday.

  • Flannagan does unusual double-sport duty

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—On Feb. 5 Logan Flannagan’s Tell City team beat South Spencer in the sectional.

  • Tell City girls finish 26th in state in 200 free relay

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City could not match its sectional times as it finished 26th through 30th in its four events in the IHSAA girls state swim meet last weekend.
    Chelsea Malone, Amanda Wagner, Charissa Lahee and Erika Hauenstein turned in the Marksmen’s highest finish, 26th, in the 200-yard medley relay, swimming it in 1:42.35.
    That was 27-hundredths of a second slower than their sectional winning time. Had they matched their sectional time, they would have beaten Westfield and Castle and finished 24th.

  • Hayes on All-PAC again

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City sophomore center McKenzie  Hayes was named to the All-PAC girls basketball team Monday for the second year in a row.
    Hayes was the fourth leading vote-getter on the 10-girl team despite missing three conference games with stress fractures in both legs.
    When she played, though, she dominated inside at both ends of the court.
    She averaged 15.5 points and a school-record 13.4 rebounds per game and hit 51.2 percent from the field and 61.9 percent of her free throws.

  • Trinity beats Bulldogs despite Lawalin’s 44

    Sports Correspondent

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton gave up nine unanswered points to start the fourth quarter and lost  to Whitesville Trinity 81-66 in boys basketball Tuesday, spoiling a huge offensive effort by Cody Lawalin.
    Lawalin, a senior guard, scored 44 points and made eight three-point baskets.
    His eight three-pointers tied Tyler Aud’s school record and his 44 points placed him second on Cannelton’s all-time single game scoring list.

  • Springs Valley nips Commodores at end

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central missed some hurried shots down the stretch and lost to Springs Valley 45-44 in PLAC boys basketball Tuesday.
    Perry Central led most of the game, by as much as eight points once and still by seven points, 39-32, after Derek Thomas hit 1 of 2 free throws with 5:05 left.

  • Vikings control lane against shorter PC

    Sports Editor

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey’s shortest starter was the same height as Perry Central’s tallest one, so it was no surprise that the Vikings scored more points inside as they beat the Commodores 58-39 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Community News, Feb. 17

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Military families to benefit from sales of tote at Peebles

    TELL CITY – In a show of support for U.S. military families, Peebles stores are now selling a patriotic-themed, re-usable shopping tote with all proceeds benefiting Operation Homefront, a national organization providing emergency financial assistance and other vital support services to the families of U.S. soldiers. Beginning this week, customers can purchase the shopping tote at any Peebles store for $5 and 100 percent of the funds are donated to the charity.

  • Luxemberger cemetery report released

    ORIOLE — The 2010 Luxemberger Cemetery fund report has been released for 2010.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2010 were:
    Rose Mary Pierson, $50; Russell Knieriem, $100; Wilma Rainbolt, $50; Doug and Lana McClure, $100; Delores Maxey, $20; Donald Knieriem, $125; Judy Quinlin, $200 and an anonymous cash donation of $10.
    Contributions for 2010.................... $655
    Expenses.......................................... $1,875
    Interest............................................. $16.93
    Certificates of Deposit: