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Today's News

  • Community events, May 3

    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.

  • Knights collecting donations for Tootsie Roll drive May 11, 12

    TELL CITY – Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will accept donations for its Tootsie Roll drive for the mentally challenged citizens of Perry County May 11 and 12.
    Councilman Bob Hackle and Terry Schaefer are co-chairing the event and encourage the public to donate at one of four locations: Tell City Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Noble’s IGA and Old National Bank’s branch on Indiana 66.
    All money raised stays in Perry County.

  • Birth announcements, May 3

    Kali Belle Craney
    Josh and Krystal Craney of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Kali Belle Craney, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Craney is the former Krystal Etienne. Kalie has three older siblings, Wick, 4, Rory, 3 and Jeri Beth, 2.
    Grandparents are Kevin Etienne of Oriole, Stacey Etienne of Quincy, Ill., and David and Tammy Craney of Dexter.

  • Tell City boys 7th in invitational

    MOUNT VERNON—Darian Allen placed second in the 1600-meter run to lead Tell City to seventh place in Mount Vernon’s eight-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Allen ran the 1600 in 4:35 and placed third in the 3200 in 10:05.
    Elliott Brown placed third in the 100 dash in 11.72 seconds and Caleb Sherry took fourth in the 800 in 2:07.72.
    No other Marksman placed in the top four in any event.
    “We came out pretty flat and it was a pretty good field (of teams),” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.
    Castle won the meet.

  • Perry Central 2nd in golf triangular

    MARENGO—Brad Douglas shot a 3-over-par 39 for medalist honors as Perry Central finished second in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Crawford County shot 175 to edge the Commodores by one stroke on the back nine of the Old English course. Paoli was third with 181.
    Douglas started his match with a triple bogey on the par-4, No. 10 hole. But he birdied the par-5, No. 12 hole.
    Teammate Trevor Carter scored an eagle on the same hole, chipping in a shot from off the green.

  • Hornets’ big inning foils Tell City

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Hancock County scored five runs in the fourth inning to beat Tell City 8-3 in baseball Friday.
    Tell City tied the score 1-1 in the top of the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Austin Paulin after a single by Trent Zuelly and two walks loaded the bases with no outs.
    “Unfortunately we were unable to get a big hit and take the lead,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.
    Tyler Morris led off the bottom of the fourth with a home run to put Hancock County back on top. “Then it got away from us,” said Wahl.

  • Brown, Hagan propel PC past Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Colt Brown pitched a two-hitter and Justin Hagan hit two triples and a single as Perry Central trounced Lanesville 11-1 in baseball Wednesday.
    Hagan drove in a run with each of his triples.
    Derek Thomas also went 3 for 3 with two RBIs and Tanner Cassidy had two RBIs.
    Trent Brown and Zach Foster also hat doubles in Perry Central’s 11-hit attack.
    That was more than enough offense for Colt Brown, who struck out two and walked none in the five-inning game.
    He did not give up a run until the last inning.

  • PC girls 3rd at Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—Grace James and Hannah Harpenau each won one event as Perry Central placed third in Southridge’s eight-team girls track invitational Thursday.
    James won the 800-meter run by three-tenths of a second in 2:27.4, a personal record.
    Just a freshman, she is closing in on the school record of 2:24.47 set in 1984 by three-time sectional champion Linda Waninger, mother of current Perry Central stars Lindsey and Ashley Gengelbach.
    Harpenau set a personal record as she won the long jump at 15 feet, 61⁄2 inches.

  • PC overtakes Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central scored three runs in the sixth inning on only one hit to beat Tell City 7-5 in girls softball Friday.
    Tell City scored a run on Sydney Goffinet’s triple and Julie Lindauer’s single to take a 5-4 lead in the bottom of the fifth.
    With one out in the top of the sixth, Perry Central’s Ashley Guillaume beat out an infield hit as Tell City’s shortstop was unable to throw her out from deep in the hole.

  • PC boys edge Jeeps to win four-team meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Levi Hilgenhold tied Perry Central’s school record in the pole vault as Perry Central nipped Northeast Dubois to win a four-team boys track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 61 points, Northeast Dubois 60, Springs Valley 32, and Cannelton 5.