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Today's News

  • Record-breaking year for PCCF’s trivia night

    TELL CITY – A record 20 teams competed in Perry County Community Foundation’s fifth annual Trivia Night that took place Saturday at the Schergens Center. The annual fundraiser allows trivia teams to compete for a chance to donate to their favorite charities.

    For the second year in a row, the News Hounds, sponsored by the Perry County News, took home first place. They will award $500 to Catholic Charities of the Tell City Deanery. This year, second- and third-place teams and the spirit team could also award to their favorite charity.

  • Community foundation Trivia Night winners

    Members of the News Hounds, who won the Perry County Community Foundation’s trivia contest for the second year in a row.

    Pictured from left, Gordon Frakes, Trina Severson, Mike Chann, Wendy Freeman-Chann, Kelly Hess, Mary Jeanne Schumacher, Louie Hall and Larry Goffinet. The team was sponsored by the Perry County News.

  • Pet of the Week

    DOZER is a 2-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier. He is a beautiful boy who enjoys going for long walks and being with people.

    Dozer was brought to the shelter after being found as a stray Dec. 9, on Chestnut Grove Road in Tell City. However, his family did not claim him or report him missing, so now he is waiting patiently for a new home. To meet Dozer or another dog or cat awaiting a new home, call the Perry County Animal Shelter at 547-6381, send email to perrycountyanimalshelter@gmail.com or stop by 200 Herzeele St. in Cannelton.

  • Tell City Man charged with possessing child pornography

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a seven-month investigation into allegations of crimes against children, specifically possessing child pornography.

    In July 2014, an investigation began on William A. Jordan, 64, of 824 Washington St., Apartment 203, Tell City, in which it was believed that he was sharing pornographic images of children through online websites from July through August 2014.

  • Bulldogs outrebound Dugger

    DUGGER—Cannelton outrebounded Dugger Community 30-17 for a 46-31 girls basketball victory Saturday.
    Rebounding is usually a weakness for the Bulldogs, who lack great height. But “we matched up with (Dugger) real well, size-wise and in speed,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    The Bulldogs also outshot Dugger from the field 42.5 percent to 28.9 percent.
    “They had trouble shooting from outside and we played a 2-3 zone most of the night,” said Garrett.

  • Springs Valley, North Posey defeat Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Springs Valley went on a 14-0 run midway through the second half to beat Tell City 43-34 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    “We were not ready to play basketball,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “It was difficult to watch tonight when we looked like we didn’t care.”
    The Marksmen committed 11 turnovers in the first half but still trailed only 16-14 at halftime.

  • Parker scores 1,000th point as PC tops Lions

    LEOPOLD—Brittany Parker made nine steals and reached 1,000 career points as Perry Central trounced Rock Creek 70-14 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Parker, a senior guard, entered the game with 998 career points and hit a 10-foot jump shot in the lane about three minutes into it to reach 1,000.
    She scored eight points in the first half as Perry Central jumped to a 35-5 lead.

  • Tell City ties for 5th in PAC wrestling

    LINCOLN CITY—Four Tell City wrestlers placed second as the Marksmen tied for fifth place in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City girls 5th in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Bailey Powell placed in the top three in three events to lead Tell City to fifth place in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 139 points. Heritage Hills won with 321.
    Sydney Brown had Tell City’s highest finish in any event, placing second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:19.77. Powell took third in 2:22.35.

  • Dugger’s threes beat Bulldogs

    DUGGER—Dugger Community made five more three-pointers than Cannelton to beat the Bulldogs 50-35 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Neither team shot well overall, with Cannelton hitting 30.3 percent from the field and Dugger 36.0 percent.
    Dugger had a 31-24 advantage in rebounds and an 11-15 edge in turnovers, though Cannelton had its lowest turnover total in several games.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder said the biggest difference in the game was “their kids played harder than our kids did, especially in the second half.