Today's News

  • PC wants to contain Blackhawks’ running

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Containing Springs Valley’s running game will be Perry Central’s top priority when the Commodores host the Blackhawks in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “Their running game is their bread and butter,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson of the 2-5 Blackhawks. “They’ve got a couple of good backs.
    “Last year we let O’Brien Selby get outside on us a couple of times. I think our run defense is a little better this year.”

  • Kohnert stuffs Vikings

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 17 kills and 11 solo blocks as Tell City beat North Posey 25-23, 25-23, 17-25, 14-25, 15-10 in PAC volleyball Saturday.
    “This was a great conference win!” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “It makes us 18-7 (overall) and 5-2 in the conference.”
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 10 kills and Madison Mathena four for the Marksmen. Emily Hagedorn had 19 assists and Rachel Malone added 17.
    Mathena made four blocks, including three solos.

  • Roark, Commodores spike Forest Park Tuesday

    FERDINAND—Terissa Roark made 15 kills and three blocks as Perry Central beat Forest Park 25-21, 22-25, 25-15, 26-28, 15-10 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Abby Reed added 14 kills, Ryann Lynch seven, and Addy Davis five. Davis had 35 assists.
    Davis and Payton Emmons each made two blocks and Reed and Latisha James each added one.
    The Commodores also had strong back-row defense, with Brooke Mullis making 19 digs, Lynch 15, Reed and Davis 14 apiece, Courtney Berger 10, and Brooke Lasher eight.

  • PC girls repeat as PLAC champion

    MARENGO—Elizabeth Dauby won the individual title and Sophia Shelby made some key passes down the stretch to give Perry Central the PLAC girls cross country title Saturday.

  • Marksmen place 6 in top 10 at PAC

    FORT BRANCH—Only five runners score for a cross country team, but Tell City had six make all-conference and seven receive individual awards as it dominated the PAC boys meet Saturday.

  • Cannelton hosts bicentennial parade
  • Catholic Charities fundraiser Nov. 5

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities of Tell City will host a Taste and Share event with local craft beers on Saturday, Nov. 5, with St. Benedict’s Brew Works and Tell City Brewing Co. on hand.

    There will also be a cash bar for wine and full glasses of beer. Live music and a silent auction are also planned. The event runs from 7 to 10 p.m. and will be held at The Tell City Depot. This is an ages 21 and older event.

    Tickets are $25 and include beer tastings, food samples and soft drinks.

  • Tell City Ducks Unlimited annual dinner Saturday

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Ducks Unlimited chapter will hold its annual dinner at the Schergens Center this Saturday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6. This year’s event will feature an auction, silent auction, games and raffles and a super gun raffle.

    Numerous community members have donated premium items for this year’s event. 

    Dr. Eric Burris has donated two hand-carved duck calls, artist Karen Syler has donated a framed painting and Greg Hubert is donating a puppy with  a championship hunting pedigree.

  • Museum fundraiser Oct. 22-23

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Museum, along with the Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a Voices of Perry County program Oct. 22-23. 

    Each township in Perry County has its own voice and story to tell. Audiences will experience the voices from the past speak, in their own words, of the life they lived.

    The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the museum from 2 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Cannelton, Bristow next stops on fall tour


    Staff Writer


    The green leaves still hanging firmly to trees belies the fact summer ended several weeks ago. Signifying the arrival of the new season, along with the return to more traditional seasonal temperatures in the mid-60s, the annual Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour will be in full swing this weekend with events in Cannelton and Bristow.