Today's News

  • Perry Central has young, quick team

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls basketball team graduated four starters, including three three-year starters, from last year’s 17-5 team that won the PLAC and set a school record for most wins.
    But the Commodores return a 6-foot-1 all-conference center and have an intriguing mix of quick, young players.
    “I really think we’re quicker overall than last year,” said Coach Bill Dickerson. “I think we’re just as quick as 75 percent of the teams we’ll play.”

  • Goffinet named TC’s girls cross country MVP again

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Sarah Goffinet won the girls cross country most valuable runner for the fourth year in a row at Tell City’s fall sports awards program Monday.
    McKenzie Hayes was chosen the most valuable offensive player in volleyball after being named the team’s MVP last year.
    Hana Reed was named the most valuable defensive volleyball player, and no overall MVP was named.
    Elliott Brown won the offensive MVP in football and Trevor Zuelly won the defensive MVP.

  • Optimist blanket drive starts Nov. 19

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Optimist Club will conduct its annual blanket drive from Nov. 19 to Dec. 17.
    Items accepted will be any size blanket or throw.
    Drop off locations will be set up at Old National Bank, Fifth Third Bank, German American banks and the Evangelical United Church of Christ and St. Paul Catholic Church.
    For more information, contact Nancy Ress at 836-2070.

  • North Perry students learn about community helpers

    LEOPOLD – During the month of October, students of the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start learned about community helpers and careers.

    The students had an opportunity to create a community of their own, using a brown paper bag, construction paper shapes and colors, along with markers, crayons and glue sticks. When they were finished, the students gathered their buildings for a community display.

  • Second Jelly Belly Day to kick off Saturday at Candy Castle

    SANTA CLAUS – Santa’s Candy Castle is gearing up for its second annual Jelly Belly Day, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The free event will feature a wide range of Jelly Belly-themed events and activities for the entire family.
    The day’s events will be highlighted by an appearance from Mr. Jelly Belly, the confectionery company’s official mascot, who will pose for pictures with families and hand out free Jelly Belly samples.

  • Annual Thanksgiving gospel concert Nov. 19 in Tell City

    TELL CITY – First Christian Church in Troy will again this year offer a gospel concert, “A Gospel Thanksgiving in Song,” from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Tell City High School.
    Doors to the auditorium will open at 1:30. The concert is offered by the church at no cost, though a freewill offering will be collected.

  • Community News, Nov. 10

    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.

    Noodles sale Saturday
    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church, at 10th and Mozart streets, will host a noodle sale from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
    Bags of homemade noodles will be $3 each.

  • Home Tour to include stop at Lands’ Burglen Hills home

    TELL CITY – J.B. and Jayne Land have owned only two homes in their 40 years of married life, both located in Burglen Hills. They moved into their newly constructed home at 83 Gutenberg Lane in the most recently developed section of Burglen Hills in December 2008. Visitors are welcomed by an eye-catching textured driveway, well-manicured lawn and colorful landscaping.

  • AfterSchoolRocks at Heritage Festival

    Ethan Melton waves while tending to the AfterSchoolRocks booth at Cannelton’s Heritage Festival.

    By participating in the festival, students hoped to give children an opportunity to have fun playing cornhole for a prize, while raising community awareness on two issues they thought needed to be addressed. AfterSchoolRocks is a program of Lincoln Hills Development Corporation’s Youth Service Bureau. For more information about AfterSchoolRocks or the Youth service Bureau call Natalie Johnson at 547-3435, Ext. 236.

  • Veterans to be celebrated at local schools

    Tell City students to host Veterans Day events
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host various Veterans Day events Friday at the school.
    The day will kick off at 8 a.m. at the school’s library with memorabilia on display for viewing.
    At 8:15 a.m. there will be a plaque ceremony in the auxiliary gym, followed by a free breakfast for veterans in the cafeteria at 8:30.
    After breakfast, a school tour and door-judging contest will take place.