Today's News

  • Tell City 7th in relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City had three sixth-place finishes as it finished seventh in its own seven-team girls swimming relay meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored six points. Castle won with 120, edging Jeffersonville by six.
    “It’s a tough meet,” said Tell City Coach Mike Page. “Jeffersonville, Mount Vernon and Castle all three have swimmers who are going to place at state this year and Jasper is outstanding.
    “It’s as good an opening meet as anywhere in the state I think. Jeffersonville should definitely be a top-20 team.

  • Tell City qualifies for regional; Jill Kaiser wins 9-10 state title

    CARMEL—Tell City’s age 13-14 cross country team placed fourth in the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics state meet Saturday.

  • Switching site of PC’s PSC games a mistake

    A reader noticed that basketball schedules in our Nov. 10 issue had Perry Central’s first two PSC Holiday Classic games listed at Heritage Hills and asked me if that was a mistake.
    It may be, but it’s not ours: Perry Central’s boys will actually play their first two games of  the tourney at Heritage Hills  after playing them at Tell City the last 10 years.
    Among the four Perry-Spencer teams in the tourney, Perry Central is the only one that does not have a gym with enough seating to host PSC tourney games.

  • Strong wrestlers in same weights hurt Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With five seniors and two juniors, Tell City’s wrestling team has more upperclassmen than last year.
    But there are only 16 boys on the roster, two fewer than last year. And because several are about the same weight, the Marksmen still won’t be able to fill all 14 weight classes.
    “We’ve got four, maybe five open weight classes,” Tell City Coach Neal Stahly said Monday.

  • Kohnert leads Tell City to win over Lanesville

    LANESVILLE—Emma Kohnert had 15 points and 10 rebounds as Tell City beat Lanesville 37-29 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “It was a defensive battle again,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “We didn’t shoot the ball real well again.”
    The Marksmen hit 35.7 percent from the field and 46.7 percent at the free-throw line.
    They improved their ball-handling, though, cutting their turnovers from 19 the previous night to 15.

  • PC’s rebounding, quickness too much for South Spencer

    Sports Editor

    REO—Perry Central used strong rebounding and fast breaks to beat South Spencer 64-39 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores opened with a full-court press and used their quick hands to make several steals, which they turned into layups.
    Senior guard Brittany Parker entered the game needing just two steals to break Perry Central’s career record of 196 set by 1991 graduate Cindy Etienne.

  • COLUMN: Conversation elicits fond memories of Boy Scout bungles

    Guest Columnist

    Talking with friends the other day about the Boy Scouts brought back a stream of fond memories. I was in scouting for eight years; Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Explorers, from 8 to 16, some of the best years of my life. I lived for the camping trips and couldn’t get enough of swimming, canoeing, fishing and all aspects of the outdoor life.

  • Home for the holidays?

    JAZZ is a sweet 5-month-old female orange tabby with white markings. She has been with the shelter since she was 6 weeks old. A volunteer took her into foster care and she is now ready for adoption.

    Jazz is very affectionate and loves to cuddle and play with toys. She is great with other cats, but is a bit scared of dogs as of now. Her foster family hopes she will find a forever home just in time for the holidays.

  • Birthdays

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    November 21

  • Hosler – Talbott

    Stacey L. Hosler and Jonathan K. Talbott were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Oct. 25, 2014, at Tell City Moose Lodge 1424.

    The bride is the daughter of Tom and Trish Kleiser of Tell City.

    The groom is the son of Barb Cooper and Rick Talbott, both of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her son, Brandon Hosler, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Linda Simpson.

    Attending the bride was Crystal McManaway of Tell City, sister of the bride.