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Today's News

  • Cold 3rd Q dooms PC girls against Raiders

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central went scoreless in the third quarter and lost to Southridge 37-33 in season-opening girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores had some problems with Southridge’s press early and fell behind 11-2.
    Then they started to break it and Southridge got in foul trouble with it and called it off.
    The Commodores went on a 6-0 run to take a 19-18 lead with 2:17 left in the first half.

  • State meet capped amazing run for Tell City

    Tell City’s boys cross country team will still be good next year. As I wrote earlier, the Marksmen should still be sectional favorites, and they could compete for another regional title unless several more outstanding runners join Christian Academy.
    But it will be hard to top the run they have had lately.
    They have extended their streak of winning the Jasper sectional to five consecutive years and next year will try to match the school’s best streak ever of six years set in the 1970s, when Tell City had more than twice as many students as it has now.

  • Deer in love vs. the trees we love

    By Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

  • Kiwanis Christmas food basket sign-up begins Nov. 6

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis Club will once again be providing food baskets for families in need in Perry County.  Food baskets will be distributed on Thursday, Dec. 21, from Ivy Tech Tell City Career and Technical Center and Jasper’s Food Pantry in Cannelton.  

  • Records, Nov. 2, 2017, Issue

    Arrests

    • Shawn W. Hempfling, 42, of 231 W. Trusler St., Oakland City, Oct. 27, on a preliminary charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $205 bail.
    • William A. Merritt, 56, of Tell City, Oct. 28, on three warrants for burglary and two warrants for theft.
    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $14,105.

  • Scouts collecting excess Halloween candy

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts with Pack and Troop 192 are accepting unwanted or leftover Halloween candy. Individually wrapped pieces of candy can be placed in drop-off boxes located at William Tell Elementary School, Tell City Junior-Senior High School, Perry Central Community School, Fifth Third Bank, Old National Bank, the main branch of German American Bank, Tell City Water Department and St. Paul Catholic Ministry Center.
    Candy will be accepted though this week and sent to service members.

  • Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church to host revival services

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will open its doors to the public for revival services with evangelists James and Jennifer McMikin.
    The McMikins are musicians, singers and song writers and minister a message for today’s church.
    The night services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4. Sunday’s service, Nov 5, will be held at 1 p.m. A luncheon will be served immediately after the Sunday service.

  • Facial hair for TC Police OK as Fundrazor kicks off

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s normally clean-shaven police officers will be growing mustaches, goatees and other styles of facial hair as part of a No Razor Fundrazor during the month of November.
    Officers hope to raise $500 for local charities.
    According to Chief Derrick Lawalin, officers will chip in $25 to participate and in return, will be allowed to stop shaving. The one restriction: facial hair can’t exceed an inch in length.

  • Waupaca Foundry donation bolsters local career programs

    PERRY COUNTY – Efforts to promote among local students a healthy affinity for financial literacy, hard sciences, trade skills and how those fields tie into modern manufacturing received a shot in the arm Tuesday afternoon as both Perry Central and Tell City high schools were presented with $2,500 checks from Waupaca Foundry. This windfall will go to support Junior Achievement programs at the schools, which should help both teachers and students involved in the effort expand their horizons.

  • Superhero support