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Today's News

  • Goffinet makes academic all-state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City guard Lauren Goffinet has been named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s 2009 girls academic all-state team.

    Twenty-five seniors who were key players on their teams and excelled academically were chosen for the team.

    Goffinet led the Marksmen in every basketball statistic and also excelled in the classroom.

    She carries a 4.0 grade-point average and scored 1,780 on the SAT.

    She plans to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College and study secondary education with a major in social sciences.

  • TC has 3 champs at Jeffersonville

    JEFFERSONVILLE—Tell City Wrestling Club members K.T. Hartness, Devon Casebolt and Jace Bryant won their weight classes in a freestyle tourney Saturday.

    Hartness went 6-0 with three pins to lead 10 wrestlers in the peewee 45-pound division.

    Casebolt was first among six wrestlers in the bantam 50 division, going 4-0 with three pins and a technical fall.

    Bryant went 2-0 with one pin and one technical fall to win the peewee 55 weight class.

    Cameron Kessinger placed second in intermediate 80, going 4-1 with three pins.

  • Froehlich, Weiss place in folkstyle state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Dylan Froehlich of the Tell City Wrestling Club placed third in his weight class at the ISWA schoolboy and juniors folkstyle state tourney March 14.

    Froehlich went 5-1 to place third among 24 wrestlers in the junior 215-pound weight class.

    He registered two pins. 

    Jeff Weiss placed fifth among 35 in the junior 152 weight class.

    He went 5-2 with one pin.

    Froehlich placed second in his first freestyle tourney of the season at Mooresville last weekend.

  • Perry Central spring schedules

    Boys Varsity/JV Baseball

    April

      3    South Spencer (V/R)    T    4:30

      6    Forest Park (JV-DH)    H    4:15

     7    Corydon Center (V/R)    T    4:30

      8    North Harrison (V)    T    4:30

    11    North Posey (DH)    H    11:00

  • Breaking NewsSearch for escapees continues in Kentucky

    Editor's Note: This report was filed by editors at sister newspapers to The Perry County News, and draws some information from The News' earlier reporting.

    CARROLL COUNTY, Ky. - An Indiana prison break has led authorities into Kentucky, where three Carroll County men were beaten and tied up Monday, March 23, in a home on State Hwy. 36 East, just south of Interstate 71.

    Their attackers are believed to be the three men who escaped Friday morning from Branchville Correctional Facility near Tell City.

  • Parks board trying to cut Eagles Bluff electric bill

    CANNELTON - Electric bills at the new Eagles Bluff welcome center and restroom building "were a little higher than we expected initially, but we've taken some measures to correct that," Perry County Recreation Director Dan Adams told the county parks and recreation board Wednesday.

    The building opened in October with restroom lights that were designed to come on only when motion was detected in the room. But Adams said they were coming on at night when no one was in the building.

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  • Railroad finds small glimmer in slowdown

    TELL CITY - The Hoosier Southern Railway is seeing a small benefit from the economic slowdown gripping the nation.

    "We entered a contract to store up to 80 rail cars," Dick Neumann said during a regular meeting of the Perry County Port Authority Board of Directors March 12. Twenty cars were to find parking places on Hoosier Southern sidings, he said, adding, "a lot of railroads are storing a lot of cars these days."

  • Legislation would help soldiers exposed to toxins

    TELL CITY - American soldiers "shouldn't have to go through bureaucratic water torture" to get the medical care they need after being exposed to toxic chemicals while serving their country, Sen. Ron Wyden said during a conference call with journalists Thursday.

    He and Sens. Evan Bayh and Byron Dorgan scheduled the call to announce legislation they're pushing to establish a national registry modeled after one tracking Vietnam veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange.

  • Perry Central School Board approves preliminary 2009-10 calendar

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central School Board members approved a tentative 2009-10 calendar at last Monday's regular meeting.

    The short session came hours after a Perry Central student lost her life in a three-vehicle accident on Indiana 37 north of Tell City.

    The proposed schedule calls for classes to begin Aug. 12, with teachers starting the semester a day earlier. The first semester will end Dec. 22.