Today's News

  • Groups ready to fight rise in gang activity

    TELL CITY – Perry County is by no means gangland. Its cities and small towns remain safe places to live, work and raise families – but gang-related activity here is on an upswing and police officers and educators are bracing themselves for what will likely prove to be a drawn-out battle against organized groups of teens and young adults who bind themselves to gangs that show a willingness to beat, steal and intimidate.

  • Cold shooting costs TC in loss to North

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Evansville North held Tell City to 28.6 percent field-goal shooting and defeated the Marksmen 59-42 in boys basketball Thursday.
    Tell City Coach John Hayes said, “We have this mentality that if we, a player doesn’t make his first shot, it’s going to be a bad night. Most of the good shooters make less than half of their field-goal attempts.”
    With 7:44 left in the game Tell City’s Shane Weedman made two free throws cutting North’s lead to seven, 39-32.

  • PC puts brakes on Jeeps in second half

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—After Perry Central’s boys basketball team scored a rebound basket, Northeast Dubois Coach Terry Friedman called timeout with 7:02 left in the second quarter Thursday and told his players he was disappointed with their rebounding.
    Later he probably wished he had saved that speech for the second half. Perry Central held the Jeeps to two rebounds in the first nine minutes after intermission and beat them 53-33.

  • Trojans stop Bulldogs

    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Cannelton could not get going on offense in a 45-22 loss to Wood Memorial in the girls Class A basketball sectional Friday.

  • Muensterman, Mater Dei overwhelm Tell City

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Maura Muensterman scored 25 points in the first half as Mater Dei rolled to a 67-26 victory over Tell City in the Class 2A girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Shooting woes doom PC girls vs. Rangers

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Either Forest Park’s defense was really great Friday or Perry Central just picked a bad time to have an off shooting night.

  • State police: Drive-by shooting report not accurate

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Indiana State Police were called Thursday night to investigate a possible drive-by shooting but said the subsequent investigation showed the victim likely accidentally shot himself.

    According to officers, the man was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police said he initially reported that he had been been the victim of a drive-by shooting on the city’s north side. The bullet appeared to graze the man’s hip and then struck him in the lower leg.

  • Community News, Feb. 10

    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.

  • Meetings, Feb. 10

    Daughters of Isabella set meeting
    TELL CITY – Due to weather conditions, the Daughter of Isabella’s Feb. 1 meeting has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 at St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall.
    Serving on the business committee are Dorothy LaGrange, Betty Kessens, Leona Kleiser, Clara Kress, Jeanie Labhart and Evelyn Lasley.

  • Business notes, Feb. 10

    Uebelhor consultants earn GM Mark of Excellence
    JASPER – Chris Uebelhor and Dave Henke, sales consultants with Uebelhor & Sons Chevy-Cadillac in Jasper, were awarded the GM Mark of Excellence Award, for the year 2010 for achieving the best in sales.
    Sales consultants Chris Hopf and George Ball have also been awarded the GM Mark of Excellence Award for the fourth quarter of 2010.
    The award is presented to GM sales consultants for achieving the best in sales.