Today's News

  • Plans in place for 54th Dogwood Tour

    PERRY COUNTY – The 54th annual Dogwood Tour will mark another Perry County springtime April 23-24 with weekend stops in several communities.

    St. Pius Church in Troy was the home base for the first Dogwood tour in 1962. Chicken-and-dumpling dinners will be served Sunday, April 24, in the parish hall starting at 11 a.m. There will also be a quilt show and raffle, along with a bake sale. Those who want to display quilts are welcome to do so. Call Jean Krutz at (812) 547-5050 for more information.

  • In race for 8th Congressional District, Moss challenges Bucshon to debate the issues

    The Moss For Congress Campaign has issued a formal and public challenge to Congressman Larry Bucshon to debate congressional Candidate Dr. Richard Moss in three areas across Indiana’s 8th Congressional District. Moss has proposed debates in Vanderburgh, Vigo and Dubois counties in April before the May 3 Republican primary. Moss asked that his challenge take the form of a letter to the editor.


  • North Posey slugs Tell City

    TELL CITY—North Posey pounded out 15 hits, including five doubles, to beat Tell City 13-2 in PAC softball Friday.
    “They were just a very good hitting team,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “They were hitting where we were not. We’ve got a pretty good outfield but they were still hitting the gaps.”
    Tell City had seven hits. Morgan Schuetter and Sam Stephens each had two singles and Hayley Fackler and Emili Stephens each hit a double.

  • PC golfers top Southridge, Tecumseh

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge had the medalist but Perry Central used balanced scoring to win a boys triangular golf match Thursday.
    Perry Central shot 191, Southridge 200, and Tecumseh 242.
    Mitch Steinkamp of Southridge shot a 7-over-par 42 for medalist honors.
    But Perry Central’s Zach James and John Steen tied for second place at 44.
    “On the holes I saw John struck the ball really well,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “He was chipping up close enough to the green to save par on a couple of holes.

  • Perry Central girls win triangular meet

    OAKLAND CITY—Payton Emmons won two individual events and a relay to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 66 points, Wood Memorial 46, and Heritage Hills 44.
    Emmons won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.17 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 54.12.
    She teamed with Abby Reed, Madelyn Peter and Sarah Spires to win the 400 relay in 54.17.
    Peter also won the long jump at 13 feet, 9 1/2 inches.
    Macey Emmons won the 1600 run in 6:01.18 and the 3200 in 13:38.

  • Commodores outrun Heritage Hills, Trojans

    OAKLAND CITY—Marcus Graham and Luke Hilgenhold each won two individual events and a relay to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 68 points, Heritage Hills 66, and Wood Memorial 21.
    Hilgenhold won the 100-meter dash in 11.48 seconds and the 200 in 23.7.
    He teamed with Creek Wright, Clay James and Dylan Seifert to win the 1600 relay in 3:48.
    Graham held off Heritage Hills star Noah Hufnagel to win two distance races.

  • All-around game lifts Tell City past South Central

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City played its most complete baseball game of the season to beat South Central 8-0 Thursday.
    The Marksmen had a season-high nine hits as they scored their season-high run total.
    Reid Goffinet, moved up to second in the batting order, went 3 for 3 plus a walk and scored two runs.
    Hunter Rowe added a triple and a single and scored two runs.
    Travis Burchett drove in two runs with a first-inning single.

  • Hospital hosts cardiac rehab luncheon

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital had the opportunity to host the third Tri-State Cardiac Rehabilitation luncheon March 31. There were 15 area hospitals that represented their cardiac rehab departments; ranging from Clay County Hospital in Flora, Ill., to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.

  • Bridge on Orchid Road closing

    OIL TOWNSHIP – A contractor will begin work today replacing beams on County Bridge 142 on Orchid Road. County Highway Superintendent Steve Howell said work is estimated to wrap up April 18 but work is dependent somewhat on weather. The bridge will be closed while the work is underway.

  • DNR receives clarification on new rifle law for deer hunting

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Department of Natural Resources has received numerous questions regarding recent legislation that legalizes certain rifles for deer hunting beginning later this year.

    Most questions have to do with calibers and cartridges allowed under the new law.

House Enrolled Act 1231 that was passed earlier this year by the Indiana General Assembly allows some additional rifle cartridges to be used only on private land during the firearms season.