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Today's News

  • Straight A’s for Tell City Schools

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. has been awarded straight A’s in 2013-14 school-accountability grades announced last week by the Indiana Department of Education.

    William Tell Elementary School and Tell City Junior-Senior High School each earned A’s, as did the school corporation itself.

  • Students salute our veterans

    All three of the county's school districts honored on Tuesday the service of those who've served in the military.

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School marked Veterans Day with a morning program and breakfast Tuesday.

    Pictured here, Korean War veteran Richard Brunson looks at newspaper headlines from milestone events in the nation’s wartime history. Principal Brad Ramsey said students can learn from the acts of service and heroism of veterans and want to support those who served in the past and those who volunteer today.

  • Cannelton Police Department seeks public's help

    The Cannelton Police Department is releasing information and seeking public help about a recent crime.

    At approximately 5:47 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, a Cannelton Police officer attempted to stop a male subject on a bicycle at the intersection of South Sixth and Taylor streets. The male subject refused to stop and led the officer on a chase around Golden Years Apartments, across Washington Street and through the city park at Fifth and Washington streets.

    Officers were unable to establish a perimeter and male subject escaped. Officers did locate the subject's bicycle, coat and backpack.

  • Tell City cross country awards presented

    Tell City presented its cross country awards at a banquet Wednesday. Winners are in the accompanying photos.

  • Perry Central basketball schedules

    Boys Varisty Basketball
    November
    22    Crawford County    T    6:00
    December
    2    Tell City    H    6:00
    5    Cannelton    H    6:00
    9    Crawford County    H    5:30
    12    Wood Memorial    T    6:00
    13    Evansville Mater Dei    T    3:00

  • Cannelton girls team lacks depth, size again

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—A common refrain for Cannelton’s girls basketball team is true again this year: The Bulldogs lack height and depth.
    There are only seven players on the team, one fewer than last year.
    There are two 5-foot-8 players, including one who will start, but the rest are between 5-2 and 5-5.
    There are three sophomores and only one senior on the team.

  • 4 Commodores All-PLAC in volleyball

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central went undefeated in PLAC volleyball this fall, winning all but one match in straight sets.
    So it was no surprise that for the third year in a row the Commodores placed a record-tying four girls on the 12-girl All-PLAC team selected by conference coaches Thursday.
    Setter Grace James made the team for the third year in a row and Jordan Sprinkle made it for the second consecutive year. Maddie Hubert and Brittany Parker made it for the first time.

  • Seven Commodores All-PLAC in football

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had seven players elected to the All-PLAC football team Thursday, including four of the team’s five repeat selections.
    On offense Kane James made the team as a lineman, Devin Martin as a receiver, and Nathan Shaw as an at-large selection.
    On defense Nick Coultas made it as a lineman, Jacob Braun as a linebacker, and Lane Lynch and Josh Taylor as defensive backs.
    Five Perry Central selectees are seniors and Braun and Lynch are juniors.

  • Commodores may have quickest team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Short basketball teams generally hope to overcome their lack of height with quickness.
    This year Perry Central’s girls basketball team has only one starter over 5-foot-6, 5-9 1/2 Skyly Cummings.
    But fortunately for the Commodores, “one through five I think this is probably the quickest team we’ve had since I’ve been here,” Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume said Thursday.

  • Community Events

    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.

    Relay for Life to meet today

    PERRY COUNTY – The Relay For Life of Perry County planning committee will meet Monday, Nov. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge.