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Today's News

  • Southridge runners wear Tell City down

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge overcame early fumbles with a grinding running game to beat Tell City 39-31 in PAC football Friday.

  • Commodores jump on Trojans at start

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central scored on its first five possessions in trouncing Wood Memorial 40-7 in football Friday.
    “This was a bounce-back week,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said. “Tonight our (starters) played well. I thought we got off the ball quick and we had some running lanes. When we threw the ball our routes were crisp.
    “We had a good week of practice and we brought it tonight.”

  • Blocking helps Perry Central stop Patriots

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong blocking and balanced spiking helped Perry Central beat Heritage Hills 25-21, 25-21, 21-25, 25-15 in volleyball Thursday.
    Sydney Goffinet made 15 kills, Ashley Gengelbach 14, and Hannah Harpenau 12. Grace James had 34 assists.
    “We had to spread it out (to keep Patriot blockers from keying on Gengelbach),” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “Sydney had a great night—she went 30 for 34 (hitting).

  • COLUMN: No regrets over immigration

    By GREG ZOELLER
    Indiana Attorney General

    In today’s politically charged environment where accusations are leveled against a person’s character purely for political gain, the unique role of the Indiana Attorney General makes him an easy target.

    I have been proud to serve the people of Indiana as their elected attorney general, the lawyer for the state of Indiana. Other people, including state officials sometimes disagree with my legal decisions.

  • LaGrange graduates Army AIT

    FORT SILL, Okla. – Ryan LaGrange, 19, of Tell City has completed 10 weeks of Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Sill. This follows completion of basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., last summer between his junior and senior years of high school.

    LaGrange graduated with the military occupational specialty of field artillery surveyor-meteorological crew members. They are responsible for monitoring weather conditions and patterns so artillery units can fire and launch missiles accurately.

  • EDITORIAL: What’s wrong with this picture? USPS picks winners and losers

    The newspaper business – both small and large papers – has sounded full-throated opposition this past month about a plan by the U.S. Postal Service to purposely entice advertising out of the newspaper so ads can be placed instead with USPS-favored stakeholder Valassis Inc., which bought direct-mail company ADVO in 2006.

  • Huthsteiner graduates from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Neil D. Huthsteiner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

  • Community Events, Sept. 24

    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.

  • EDITORIAL: Indiana adults can take a lesson from Indiana kids

    During a presidential-election year, the Indiana State Bar Association, Indiana Secretary of State and the Indiana Department of Education sponsor a program called Indiana Kids’ Election. This mock election allows Hoosier students in kindergarten through 12th grades to go through the voting process Nov. 6, just as their parents, grandparents and other adults will do.

  • Questions sought for Oct. 18 candidate forum

    The Perry County News is compiling questions that will be asked of local candidates taking part in an Oct. 18 forum and seeks input from readers. Suggestions for questions can be dropped off at The News or sent by e-mail to editor@perrycountynews.com.

    The forum is open to the public and will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Tell City Knights of Columbus.