Today's News

  • Band boosters plan all-you-can-eat breakfast May 7

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters will be serving an all-you-can-eat pancake-and-sausage breakfast from 7 until 11 a.m. May 7 at Twilight Towers in Tell City.

    Tickets are $6 each and may be purchased in advance from any band student or parent. Tickets for children 9 years and younger will be $3 at the door.

  • Students from area schools attend ‘kick-butt’ pool party

    Smoke Free Perry County teamed up with Tell City-Troy Township and Perry Central schools to put on a “Kick Butts” anti smoking swim party at the Tell City High School pool. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • Students can design posters, win prizes

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County prosecutor’s office is sponsoring a poster contest open to all Perry County students in kindergarten through seventh grades.

  • Tickets to the Final Four

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – When Barb Sandage received a letter from a promotions company in April last year, she thought it was a scam.

    The first few sentences of the letter claimed she was a potential winner of a contest she had entered in the spring of 2010. The contest, Planter’s Mr. Peanut’s Road to the Final Four, would give a grand-prize winner four tickets to see the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four games held in Houston, Texas, at the beginning of April this year.

  • PC School Board adopts common vision statements

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central’s school board and administrative team adopted mission and vision statements and declared a set of core values and beliefs at a meeting April 18. Fruits of a fall board-of-trustees retreat and subsequent discussions over several months, the declarations distill fundamental goals of the school system.

    “It’s a concrete, public way for us to say what we believe in and will work to accomplish. They are our priorities,” Schools Superintendent Mary Roberson said.

  • Beauty, beast perform this weekend at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – An enchantress casting spells, an arrogant prince turned into a beast and the threat of remaining that way forever are plot elements for “Beauty and the Beast,” to be performed by Perry Central Community School students this weekend.

  • Legislation stalls teacher contract

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members tabled at a regular meeting Thursday action on a teachers contract that may have to be modified to reflect last week’s changes in state law.

    Senate Bill 575, which limits teachers collective-bargaining rights to wages and related benefits, had previously been approved by the Indiana House and was approved Tuesday by the senate.

  • South Spencer edges Marksmen 3-2

    TELL CITY—Tell City won one singles and one doubles match but lost to South Spencer 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Tuesday.
    Rachel Woznicki beat Bethany Damin 6-3, 6-2 in No. 3 singles.
    Brooke Birchler and Vivian Clarke earned the Marksmen’s other win, outlasting Crystal Bidwell and Lauren Martin 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    South Spencer’s Shayla Ball and Cheyenne Ramsey edged Mary Burst and Lacey Briggs 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Theising powers Rangers past PC

    FERDINAND—Jordan Theising hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning to lift Forest Park past Perry Central 6-3 in girls softball Monday.
    Perry Central took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning.
    But the Commodores had little success against Forest Park pitcher Allison Hoffman after that, though “we made contact all night (only two strikeouts),” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We hit the ball well.”
    Kristi Brumfield went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s five-hit attack.

  • Commodores 3rd in four-team meet

    NEW SALISBURY—A strong fifth-man score helped Perry Central edge North Harrison for third place in a four-team boys golf match Monday.
    Crawford County won with 165 strokes. West Washington shot 169, and Perry Central and North Harrison each shot 179.
    The tie-breaker was the fifth man, which Perry Central’s Nathan Bashor won with a 49.
    Brad Douglas led the Commodores by shooting an 8-over par 43.
    Their other scorers were Andrew Huber and Trevor Carter each at 45 and Dylan Hirsch 46.