Today's News

  • Wolfpack’s rebound baskets repulse PC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Crawford County scored seven baskets after offensive rebounds to beat Perry Central 65-43 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Commodores hold off Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Sophomore reserves Dacota Schaad and Austin LeClere made some key plays down the stretch as Perry Central beat Tell City 58-51 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Wednesday.

  • Community Events, Dec. 26

    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.

  • November activities at South Perry Head Start

    Students of South Perry 2 Head Start participated in activities with the themes of bears, nursery rhymes, Thanksgiving and the five senses in November. The children participated in a read-aloud featuring the book “The Three Bears.”

    Lucy Whistle, Christa Wroe and Hailey Martin, pictured here, are retelling and acting out the story as the bears taste their porridge that is too hot or too cold. The children used this activity to learn how to retell a story in the correct sequence.

  • Benefit auction for Tyler Cundiff Jan. 7

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Perry Central student Tyler Cundiff will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 7.
    Cundiff was recently diagnosed with leukemia and is currently in a hospital in Indianapolis. Proceeds from the auction will go to helping his family care for him.
    Anyone with new or used items for the auction can drop them off at Indiana Realty and Auction Co., 331 Main St., Tell City.

  • PCMH Freshstart program to start in January

    TELL CITY – The Perry County memorial Hospital will offer free quit-smoking classes as a part of the Freshstart Smoking Cessation Program in January.
    Classes will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon or 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at the hospital.
    Freshstart, an American Cancer Society program, provides participants with effective tools to use while they work to stop smoking.
    For more information or to make reservations, call Caryn Weiss, registered nurse, at 547-0125 or Shelley Poole, registered nurse, at 547-0392.

  • Concert at EUCC Jan. 5 to feature Newman Singers

    TELL CITY – A free concert featuring the Newman Singers will be held at Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th Street in Tell City, at 7 p.m. Jan. 5.
    The Newman Singers, a liturgical and concert group from the Newman Catholic Student Center in Iowa City, Iowa, have toured the country for the past 15 years, building a reputation for leadership in the contemporary liturgical and inspirational music. In their own words, their mission is to spread the gospel of Christ in a manner musically and spiritually uplifting.

  • Reminiscing . . . New Year’s 1946

    Clyde and Rosemary LaGrange ran a store and gas station in St. Croix from 1940 to 1970. The store was built and owned by Levi LaGrange, who sold it Clyde.

  • COLUMN: The benefits of right-to-work

    BY DAVID HAMMOND, Guest Columnist
    A lot has been said about right-to-work and a lot more will be said in the upcoming legislative session. Voters need to understand the meaning of the term and consequences of its implementation.

    Right-to-work laws are statutes enforced in 22 U.S. states that prohibit membership, payment of union dues, or fees as condition of employment, either before or after hiring.

  • COLUMN: A year of good and bad

    So long, 2011. Almost, at least. It’s been an up-and-down year at best for this columnist and part of me is more than eager to turn the calendar and celebrate 2012.