Today's News

  • PC girls 2nd in triangular

    LINCOLN CITY—Jessica Huber and Kyla Edwards each won two individual events to lead Perry Central to second place in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.

    Heritage Hills won with 77 points. Perry Central scored 67 and Wood Memorial 19.

    Huber won both hurdles races, taking the 100-meter intermediates in 17.11 seconds and the 300 lows in 52.57.

    Edwards won both throwing events, tossing the shot 29 feet, 61⁄2 inches and the discus 80 feet, 101⁄2 inches.

    Lavina Schwartz won the 3200 run.

  • Perry Central splits games with Harrison County teams

    RAMSEY—Ryan Hanan drove in three runs as Perry Central beat North Harrison 10-7 in baseball Wednesday.

    The Commodores took control of the game with a five-run fifth inning.

    T.J. Lamon drove in two of those runs with a double to left-center field and Hanan added a two-run triple over the right fielder’s head that inning.

    Lamon and Kessens each drove in two runs for the game. Kessens went 3 for 3 plus a sacrifice fly and Lamon had two hits.

    Clint Cassidy pitched the first six innings for the win. He struck out six and walked two.

  • Perry Central wins triangular

    BOONVILLE—Proving that its third-place sectional finish last year was no fluke, Perry Central beat the second-place team from that sectional by one stroke Thursday.

    Perry Central shot 177, Southridge 178, and Tecumseh 208 in the triangular match on the Boonville Country Club course.

    Charles Weatherholt led Perry Central with a 5-over-par 40, just two strokes behind medalist Nick Olinger of Southridge.

    Other Perry Central scorers were Zach Graves with a 41, freshman Brad Douglas 45, and Jon Flamion 51.

  • Corydon's big inning sinks PC

    LEOPOLD—A nine-run third inning propelled Corydon past Perry Central 15-2 in girls softball Wednesday.

    Corydon outhit Perry Central 10-6 for the game. Three walks and an error also contributed to the Panthers’ big third inning.

    Cassy Schaad went 2 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters.

    She scored a run in the fifth inning when she doubled to left-center field, stole third base, and went home on a passed ball.

    Heather Cooper singled to left in the second inning to drive in the Commodores’ other run.

  • Trinity shuts out Cannelton

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Whitesville Trinity outhit Cannelton 9-2 and beat the Bulldogs 10-0 in girls softball Wednesday.

    The Bulldogs held Trinity to one run in each of the first three innings.

    But the Raiders scored four and three runs in the next two innings, as they tallied two unearned runs in each of those innings thanks to a two-out error each time.

  • BREAKING NEWS:State police investigate 28-year-old's death

    DOOLITTLE MILLS - State police have not released results of a weekend autopsy conducted on a man found dead Saturday in northern Perry County.

    Jonathan M. Neighbors, 28, was found alongside Okalona Road shortly before 11 a.m. Troopers and paramedics arrived in the area of 28511 Okalona Road a short time later and Neighbors' body was located on the south side of the roadway.

    Police said Neighbors lived at 28539 Okalona Road.

    An autopsy was conducted Sunday afternoon at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City, state police said.

  • Sheriff: Inspection didn't identify real jail issues

    PERRY COUNTY - County Sheriff Bob Glenn knows more problems exist at the county jail than were identified in a recent inspection report, and said Wednesday a committee is being formed to look at all of them.

    "They didn't even look at the issues that are issues," he said.

  • TC Council adds voice to climate discussion

    TELL CITY - Our nation's leaders should set goals of slowing global warming in ways that won't unfairly burden Midwest ratepayers, Tell City's common council concluded last Monday.

    Members signed a resolution endorsing a least-cost cap-and-trade approach to limiting carbon dioxide emissions. Such a plan would allow utilities to reduce emissions without having to pass on huge increases in costs.

  • Locomotive dedicated in memory of Gerald Thomas

    TELL CITY - The name of a man whose contributions were felt throughout Perry County during his life will be remembered in his death after a ceremony Thursday.

    "Gerry was one of the Perry County residents who had a vision for the Hoosier Southern Railroad, and he certainly worked very hard ... to make it become a reality," Dick Neumann said in opening the event commemorating Gerald D. Thomas by naming a locomotive in his honor.

  • Dogwood plans ready to bloom

    PERRY COUNTY - Perry County's Dogwood Tour returns April 25-26, extending a spring tradition into a 47th year.

    The Dogwood Tour originated in 1962 as a way to invite residents to visit other areas of the county, and to view white dogwoods so noticeable in the greening landscape of early spring.

    This year's festival returns to many of the towns on the 1962 tour as well as attractions in other communities.