Today's News

  • Community Events, May 19

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Area Hoosier State delegates named

    PERRY COUNTY – Four area teens have been named as delegates and alternates for Hoosier Girls State.

    Hoosier Girls State is a program designed to educate young women of Indiana in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. It is a week of living and learning the political system of Indiana through a mythical city, county and state.

  • American Legion sets dates for poppy sales

    TELL CITY – Red crepe-paper poppies will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 Thursday through Saturday at three Tell City lo-cations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Saver.
    The poppies are a reminder of the sacrifices of thousands of service members in all wars. Their sale is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Le-gion Post 213.
    Serving locally as the 2011 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • Cannelton teachers pampered

    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Cannelton elementary’s Parent-Teacher Organization treated their certified staff to chair massages. Shown in the chair is first-grade teacher Mikki Garrett. Morgan Hale, who gave the massages, is a certified massage therapist and works at Tell City Therapeutic Massage LLC inside of Modern Reflections at 813 12th Street in Tell City.

  • Cannelton falls thrice

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit two home runs and had its fourth highest run total of the season but lost to Wood Memorial 18-7 in baseball Monday.
    Hunter Herzog went 2 for 3 with a solo homer and Larry Holman added a two-run homer.
    Wood Memorial had 13 hits, though, including four doubles and two triples.
    Holman pitched the first four innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up 11 hits and one walk and struck out four.
    Cannelton had twice as many errors as hits (six to three) in a 13-2 loss to Crothersville, Ill., Saturday.

  • Perry Central wins match on second tie-breaker

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s sixth man proved pivotal as the Commodores won a boys golf match with Tell City and Crawford County Tuesday.
    Perry Central and Crawford County each shot 191 and Tell City shot 201.
    Perry Central and Crawford County’s fifth men also tied, so the tie was broken by their sixth men, where Nathan Bashor’s 56 gave the Commodores the edge.
    Andrew Huber led the Commodores with 45. Other Perry Central players were Brad Douglas 47, Trevor Carter 48, James Rogier 51, and Dylan Hirsch 56.

  • Schools to offer food service

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools plans to sponsor a free summer food service for individuals less than 18 years of age.
    The service will be held in the Cannelton High School cafeteria and will run from June 6 to July 22. The service will not be held July 4. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be from 11 a.m. to noon.

  • Tell City 7th in PAC golf tourney

    SANTA CLAUS—Logan Bolin shot a 13-over-par 85 to lead Tell City to seventh place in the nine-team PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Heritage Hills shot 309 to repeat as team champion. Tell City shot 377.
    Matthew Watts was Tell City’s second leading scorer with an 89. Grant Bolin shot 101, and Seth Ward and Nathan Wood tied for the team’s fourth scorer at 102.
    Logan Bolin shot a career best 39 on the back nine. Wood also shot a career best 42 on the back nine.

  • Etienne attends Molecular Medicine In Action Seminar at Indiana University

    TELL CITY – Ariel Etienne, a student at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, was one of a select group of students who attended the March Molecular Medicine In Action program at Indiana University School of Medicine.

    This year 50 of Indiana’s best high-school science students were selected – from 220 applicants – for the two-day program, during which they worked alongside top research scientists learning hands-on laboratory techniques used in modem biomedical research.

  • Marksman girls win 1 of 3 games

    RAMSEY—Josalyn Ress threw a one-hitter as Tell City beat North Harrison 2-0 in girls softball Saturday.
    Ress struck out 11 and walked two, and her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Tell City had just three hits—all singles—but scored a run without a hit in the second inning.
    Stori Beard reached base on an error by the left fielder and Miranda Zuelly reached on an error by the pitcher.
    Beard came around to score on a passed ball and a wild pitch.