Today's News

  • Schools set to honor local service members on Veterans Day

    PERRY COUNTY – All across the county, people will take time Wednesday, on Veterans Day, to remember those who have served in the branches of the United States armed forces. Locally, students will honor veterans with programs at their individual schools. Service members are invited to attend one of the programs offered by the three school corporations.


    Perry Central


  • A fond farewell to the Masters of the march
  • The fabric of veterans’ military service honored by the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild


    Feature Writer


    TELL CITY – A local group of quilt-makers often donate its creations to certain causes, one of them being disabled veterans. This year, they’ve decided to donate two quilts to two local disabled veterans.

    Veteran Gary Barr received his quilt earlier this year. It boasts a patriotic design with a red, white and blue dominant color scheme and lots of stars. 

  • Simpson is repeat MVP at Tell City fall sports awards

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Leo Simpson was a repeat Most Valuable Player winner at Tell City’s fall sports awards program Monday.
    Simpson, a sophomore, was named the boys cross country Most Valuable Runner for the second time.
    Seth Vaquero was also a repeat winner as Tell City’s most improved boys cross country winner.
    Gant Miller was named the Most Outstanding Offensive Player and Steven Wheatley the Most Outstanding Defensive Player in football.

  • Cannelton has more depth, experience

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s girls basketball team has more depth and experience than usual, but Coach Mike Garrett wonders where the scoring will to come from.
    The Bulldogs have 13 players, their most in 22 years and will play some JV games for the first time in that span.
    Five are freshmen who played on a competitive eighth grade team last year.

  • Scoring big question mark for Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City girls basketball coach John Hayes is impressed with his team’s defense but concerned about its scoring.
    “I like the way we get after it,” he said. “Even in our defensive drills in practice I really like our intensity.
    “I’d give our defense a B grade, which is not bad for right now. And I think we have the potential to be an A defensive squad.

  • Genet elected to volleyball Hall of Fame

    Sports Editor

    MUNCIE—The honors keep coming for Perry Central volleyball coach Becky Genet, but she said this one is her biggest yet.
    Genet will be inducted into the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports’ Volleyball Hall of Fame Friday at the pre-state finals volleyball banquet.
    It will be held at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, at 5 p.m. Perry County time.

  • Raiders stop PC girls

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Southridge’s defense held Perry Central without a field goal for over 11 minutes as the Raiders beat the Commodores 61-29 in season-opening girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores hit only 31.3 percent from the field overall, including 4 of 16 in the second half.
    A three-point basket by Sarah Spires on an inbounds play pulled the Commodores within seven of Southridge early in the second quarter.
    Then Southridge scored three consecutive inside baskets to stretch its lead to 26-13.

  • Community Events; Nov. 5

    St. John Chrysostom fall social Sunday


    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston invites the community to its annual fall social on Sunday, Nov. 8, in the parish hall.

    There will be something to do for everyone in the family. Food will be in no short supply, with chili, burgers and homemade desserts.

    Serving will begin at 10 a.m. The day will also include a country store, silent auction and quilt raffle.

  • Fella-LaGrange

    Chelsea Nicole Fella and Seth Michael LaGrange announce their wedding, which took place Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Mary Help of Christians Church in Mariah Hill. Father John Brosmer officiated.

    Parents of the bride are Bradley and Connie Fella of Santa Claus. Parents of the groom are John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus.

    The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Madison Fella and the matron of honor was the bride’s friend Sarah Horstmeyer.

    The best man was Zachary Collignon, a friend of the couple.