Today's News

  • Saying goodbye seldom easy

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    An old Jesuit priest once told me during a 30-day retreat about the value of getting out of bed each morning and acknowledging the possibility that the coming day just might be your last.

    “Sooner or later, you’ll be right,” he quipped.

    For me, the saying is a reminder of the dangers of putting things off, saying what I might do today, I’ll wait and do tomorrow. Sooner or later, we run out of tomorrows.

  • Community Events; Week of Sept. 25

    Fulda Sportsman euchre Saturday


    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tournament on Saturday, Sept. 30. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and play begins at 7. All times are CST.  Food and drinks will be provided and prizes awarded.  The public is invited to attend.


    Horseman’s Club euchre series begins Oct. 7


  • Playoff field looks balanced

    If Boston holds off the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs hold off Milwaukee this week, then I will have correctly predicted five of Major League Baseball’s six division winners this year.
    I didn’t pick Washington to win the National League East but I had it finishing second, so I wasn’t too far off there.
    I also predicted in preseason that Chris Sale would win the American League Cy Young Award and it looks as if he or Corey Kluber will win it.

  • Tell City teams sweep meets at Angel Mounds

    EVANSVILLE—Jill Kaiser placed second in the girls race and Lewis Kaufman third in the boys race to lead Tell City’s teams to victory in a junior high cross country invitational at Angel Mounds Tuesday.

  • Perry Central falls to Heritage Hills

    LIINCOLN CITY—Abby Wahl made 18 kills as Heritage Hills beat Perry Central 25-8, 25-15, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.
    Abby Wetzel had 34 assists for the Patriots.
    Terissa Roark made 15 kills for Perry Central and Addy Davis had 15 assists. Brooke Lasher made 15 digs and Maddie Labhart added seven.
    Heritage Hills won the JV match 25-12, 25-3.
    Elly Wallace made two kills and six digs for Perry Central and Elisha Schwartz also made six digs.
    Morgan Judy served two aces.
    Heritage Hills won the C-team match 25-21, 25-14.

  • Malone, Tell City wallop Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Rachel Malone had 28 assists and served 26 points as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-4, 25-12, 25-15 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Seven of the points Malone served were aces. Caiti Teague added four aces and Morgan Schuetter and Kammie Jo Hayes each had three.
    Teague served 15 points.
    Malone got her 1,000th career assist in the second set of the match.
    She ranks in Tell City’s top three in that department despite missing half of her sophomore and junior seasons with torn anterior cruciate ligaments.

  • Versatile Raiders too much for Tell City

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge ran for 405 yards and passed for 171 more to defeat Tell City 55-6 in PAC football Friday.
    Tucker Schank led the Raiders’ deep rushing attack with 14 carries for 135 yards and two touchdowns.
    Senior quarterback Jayce Harter was next with 91 yards on 10 carries.
    And when the Marksmen gave the Raiders little room to run, Harter passed effectively. He completed 9 of 14 passes, with two of them going for touchdowns.

  • Marion competes in World Triantlon

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands—Tell City swimming coach and art teacher Stacy Marion competed for Team USA in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Sunday.

    Marion, 38, finished 51st in the women’s age-35-39 age group in 1 hour, 28 minutes, and 44 seconds.
    She completed the swim in 13:09, the bicycling in 41:32, and the run in 25:10.

  • Tell City 7th in golf sectional

    JASPER—Mollie Arnold shot 127 to lead Tell City to seventh place in its 10-team girls golf sectional Saturday.
    Tell City shot 526 to beat Heritage Hills, Forest Park and Tecumseh. Jasper won with 365 strokes.
    Arnold shot 60 on the back nine holes at the Jasper Municipal course.
    Other Tell City scorers were Maggie Lamb with 131 and Taylor Goffinet and Cloey Pledger each with 134.
    Pledger shot 59 on the front nine.
    Hannah Gray was the Marksmen’s fifth player with 136.

  • Perry Central spikes Eagles

    LEOPOLD—A balanced spiking attack helped Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-14, 25-10, 25-18 in volleyball Monday.
    Terissa Roark led the Commodores with six kills. Bree Noland added five and Maddie Labhart and Addy Davis each made four, with Davis going 9 for 9 in hitting.
    Davis also had 17 assists.
    The Commodores also played solid defense, with Brooke Lasher making eight digs and Madelyn Steen, Roark, Davis and Labhart each adding four.
    Noland and Maria Hubert each made one block.