Today's News

  • Perry Central fall schedules

    Boys Varsity Football


    13    Clarksville (scrimmage)    H    6:00

    20    Corydon Central    T    7:00

    27    Forest Park    H    7:00


      3    Crawford  County    H    7:00

    10    West Washington    T    7:00

    17    Tell City    H    7:00

  • Cannelton's volleyball schedule

    Girls Varsity


    16    Whitesville Trinity    T    6:00 p.m.

    17    Perry Central    T    6:00 p.m.

    19    Lanesville    H    5:30 p.m.

    26    Orleans    H    5:30 p.m.


      2    Whitesville Trinity    H    6:00 p.m.

  • Festival full of competition

    TELL CITY - Another Schweizer Fest means another week packed with sports for Tell Citians.

    This year's list of events will feature all of the usual competitions, including the Road Run, which has easily become the festival's most popular event and is still looking to grow.

    After drawing 466 runners during last year's race, Road Run organizers are expecting to eclipse the 500 mark at Saturday's race for the first time in event history.

  • TC youth sign up for football

    TELL CITY - Tell City will hold youth football leagues for players in second through sixth grade this fall.

    Registration fee is $50 for players in grades 5 and 6, who will play tackle football, and $25 for players in grades 2-4, who will play flag football. The fee is nonrefundable. Registration will be held 9-11 a.m. Aug. 21 in William Tell Elementary's cafeteria. Registration forms are available at the Perry County News office.

  • Tell City to hold girls tourney

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Girls Softball League will sponsor the Rumble on the River fastpitch tourney for ages 8-and-under, 10-U, 12-U and 14-U at its complex on 19th Street Friday through Sunday.

    The tourneys will be machine pitch for 8-U and 10-U and ASA fastpitch rules will apply for 12-U and 14-U. There is a three-game guarantee - two pool games followed by single-elimination. Entry deadline was Monday.

    There will be no gate or parking fees.

  • PC football shirts on sale

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central football parents are once again selling Perry Central football T-shirts, sweatshirts, sleeveless V-necks, hats and visors.

    They are available in either gray or kelly green. Call Pam Krygielka at (812) 893-1023, Donna Shaw at 836-2927, Sherry Guillaume at 836-4563, Joanie LaGrange at 719-3263, Michelle Thomas at (812) 661-1793 or Donna Kleaving at 836-2981 by Sept. 3 to place an order.

  • TC Football Club shirt sale

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Football club will sell short and long-sleeved T-shirts and hooded and crewneck sweatshirts for the 2010 football season.

    Prices are $13 for short-sleeved T-shirts, $15 for long-sleeved T-shirts, $25 for hoodies and $18 for crewnecks. Two different designs are offered. Pre-orders are due by Thursday with second order deadline of August 19.

    Orders can be placed with Bill Gunn at (812) 499-9616.

  • City prepares to build new homes

    TELL CITY - The city will build them, but will they sell?

    That's the question some members of the Tell City Common Council asked last Monday after reviewing preliminary bids received for up to eight new homes planned for construction as part of Tell City's Neighborhood Stabilization Grant.

    The city was awarded grants totaling close to $2 million to tear down vacant or foreclosed homes and build several new ones. Other money was used to purchase at least one home for rehabilitation and other land will be used for a parking lot near the city's Little League field.

  • Davis ready for golden years ahead

    TELL CITY - Hazel Davis has left City Hall. The veteran city employee retired last month from a career included serving as the city's first meter maid, police-department dispatcher, electric utility worker and mayoral assistant.

  • District questions county oversight

    TELL CITY - Members of the Perry County Recycling Management District Board of Directors discussing a proposed budget for 2011 expressed confusion at what sounded like, in their view, interference by the county council last year.