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Today's News

  • Passover presentation set for April 13

    TELL CITY – “Messiah in the Passover,” a vivid and exciting demonstration showing how Jesus fulfilled the ancient feast of Passover, will be performed April 13, at 7 p.m. at Berean Baptist Church at 1309 13th St., Tell City.

  • Births, March 31

    Liam Horatio Dartt
    Robin Dartt announces the birth of her son, Liam Horatio Dartt, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 and one-half inches long.
    Liam has two older sisters, Hannah Hammond, 6 and Lesley Hammond, 17.
    Grandparents are Judy Dartt of Tell City, Margaret Hammond of Evansville and the late David D. Dartt and Frank Hammond.

  • Birthdays, April 1 - April 7

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    April 1

  • Danny and Tammy Medcalf

    Danny and Tammy Medcalf of Dale will celebrate their 30-year wedding anniversary Monday.

    Mr. Medcalf married Tammy Simpson April 4, 1981, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.
    The couple have three children, Mathew Medcalf of Dale, Jennifer Medcalf of Columbus, Ohio, and Sean Medcalf of Terre Haute.
    Mr. Medcalf is the owner of M & M Concrete and Mrs. Medcalf is cafeteria manager at Tecumseh Junior-Senior High School.
    The couple recently celebrated their anniversary by taking their family on a trip to the West.
     

  • Cannelton spring schedules

    Boys Baseball
    March
    29    Lanesville    T    5:00
    April
      4    Crawford County    T    5:00
      9    Rock Creek Christian Acad.    H    10:00
    11    Perry Central    H    5:00
    13    Orleans    H    5:00
    14    South Central    T    5:15

  • TC aims for improvement

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Despite graduating its Most Valuable Player last spring, Tell City’s girls tennis team hopes to improve on last year’s 1-14 record.
    There are eight girls on the team and they “played some during the summer,” said Coach Nick Weyer. “We are better now than we were at this point in the season last year, so hopefully we will be able to achieve our goal of improving our match record and move up in the PAC.”

  • Tell City doubles its depth

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With eight boys on its golf team this spring, Tell City has twice as much depth as last year.
    In most regular-season matches teams play six golfers and count the best four scores (tourneys are play five, count four).
    But with only four golfers last year, the Marksmen had to count everyone’s score—even if one golfer had a really off day.

  • Perry Central has depth, drivers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With three of their top seven players returning from last year and two talented freshmen, Perry Central’s boys golf team is shooting for its best ever PLAC finish.
    The Commodores finished 29-35 last year, including sixth in the seven-team PLAC and seventh in the 14-team Jasper sectional.
    “Our conference is pretty darned good in golf,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We’ve never finished better than fifth.”

  • Eagles overtake Bulldogs

    LANESVILLE—Cannelton built a 9-0 lead before errors and walks helped Lanesville overtake the Bull-dogs for a 20-10 baseball victory Tuesday.
    “The first four innings we hit the heck out of it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then we got too impatient at the plate and started free-swinging—hacking at everything.”
    The Eagles scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to get back in the game. They added eight more in the fifth and five in the sixth.

  • Ransome District 5 AD of year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central Athletics Director Bob Ransome has been named District 5’s High School Athletic Administra-tor of the Year by the Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.
    Ransome and winners from the state’s other  five districts were honored at the IIAAA’s annual conference banquet March 20.
    District 6 covers 12 counties and 39 schools.