Today's News

  • Plans in place for Nov. 17 Purdue Extension Night


    LEOPOLD – Extension Night, sponsored by Purdue Extension-Perry County, offers a choice of three educational programs, election of new board members, and a meal Monday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. at Perry Central Community School.

    Participants can choose from one of three sessions to attend: “Holiday Eating-Healthy, Safe and Satisfying,” “New and Exciting Changes in 4-H” or “2014 Farm Bill.”

  • Hydrant flushing begins Tuesday in Tell City


    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants Tuesday, Oct. 21. Crews will start on Fourth Street by the floodwall and work eastward. Residents should be aware of discolored water and lower water pressure when crews are in their areas. 

  • Town of Troy fall cleanup begins Thursday


    TROY – The fall cleanup for Troy residents will take place Oct. 23 and 24. All items must be at curbside by 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.

    The regular trash route will be followed and there will be no back-tracking to pick items up.

    No computers, TVs, carpet, tires or items with Freon will be accepted. Paint cans must be drained. There will be no pickup on vacant lots.

    A $10 charge for each large item must be paid at the utility office prior to pick-up and the receipt must be attached to the item to be picked up.

  • 24th annual Witches Walk Thursday, Oct. 30


    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce and area merchants will treat local residents to a safe Halloween during this year’s Witches Walk scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30.

    Children can go store-to-store dressed in costumes and seeking goodies from local merchants participating in the Witches Walk.

    Children and their parents are asked to look for an orange poster with a witch on her broom to identify businesses participating in the treat give-aways.

  • Pet of the week

    REDFORD is a 3-year-old male redbone coonhound who was an unclaimed stray on Boyd Road outside Cannelton a couple of months ago. He appears to have been someone’s hunting companion.

    His handsome bark-bay announces his hound traits through and through. If you are looking for a handsome pet or hunting companion, Redford is the one for you. His adoption fee includes neuter, all vaccines, heartworm test and flea, tick and heartworm preventive.

  • Tell City junior high team finishes 99-0

    GREENVILLE, Ky.—Three Tell City runners placed in the top four as the Marksmen won the Western Kentucky middle school boys cross country meet Thursday.
    The Marksmen finished the season 99-0, the second year in a row they have gone undefeated.
    Indiana junior high teams run 3-kilometer races but this one was 4K, which Tell City Coach Brian Beckort said was “getting them ready for next year,” when they will run 5K races in high school.

  • Tell City ousts Southridge

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong serving and hitting propelled Tell City past Southridge 25-6, 25-17 in the first round of the eighth-grade PAC volleyball tourney Thursday.
    The semifinals and finals were scheduled at Southridge Saturday. Tell City, 10-2, was scheduled to play the Forest Park versus North Posey first-round winner in the semifinals.
    Tell City jumped to a 22-4 lead in the first game Thursday as Caiti Teague served nine consecutive points. Many of them came on unreturned serves.

  • Commodores beat West Washington to win PLAC title

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Grace James made five blocks and had 36 assists as Perry Central beat West Washington 25-13, 25-7, 25-14 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    The Commodores finished 6-0 in conference play to win the title outright for the second consecutive year.
    Maddie Hubert and Jordan Sprinkle each made four blocks Thursday to back James as the Commodores did a good job defending the Senators’ spikes up front.

  • Sectional could tell which poll is more accurate

    For the first time Indiana high school volleyball had two polls to rank its teams this year. This week’s Forest Park sectional may help fans decide which poll is more accurate.
    Perry Central and Mater Dei are the favorites to meet in the championship match of that sectional.
    Perry Central, 23-9, has been ranked in the top 10 in the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association’s Class 2A poll most of the season and was ranked No. 10 this week.
    Mater Dei has not been listed in the top 10 in that poll.

  • Perry Central tops Mitchell

    Sports Correspondent

    MITCHELL—Big plays were the difference in the game as Perry Central defeated Mitchell 27-14 in PLAC football Friday.
    Mitchell successfully executed an onside kick to start the third quarter. The Bluejackets eventually scored on a Devin Cobb 19-yard run to tie the score 14-14.
    Mitchell again executed an onside kick, recovering again at the Commodore 30-yard line.