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Today's News

  • Caring enough to help

    United Way of Perry County’s Youth Day of Caring drew dozens of energetic volunteers Sunday for an afternoon of community service.

  • Ramsey, Waninger to keep leadership roles for now

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “Due to some medical concerns, I regret that I will be on leave until Dec. 22, 2010, then with your blessing and permission I intend to ... resign from the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.,” High School Principal Dale Stewart said in a letter read to the school board Monday.

    The News reported Oct. 26 Stewart announced that day he would step down. He said then he wanted to spend more time with family and that he also had “minor health issues” to deal with.

  • School board finalizes principal’s resignation

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A resignation tendered by William Tell Elementary School Principal Sara Maas was made final by the adoption of a “separation agreement and release of claims” by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board Tuesday.

    Her resignation will be effective Dec. 22 and she will be paid until then, Schools Superintendent Ron Etienne said at a regular meeting.

  • Early-morning pursuit lands Spencer County man in jail

    TROY – An early morning pursuit that started in Perry County and ended in Spencer County has landed a Richland man in jail.

    According to state police, the pursuit began at 12:25 a.m. when Trooper Charlie Johnson attempted to stop a tan 1997 Ford F-150 pickup just east of Troy for speeding. The driver, identified as James E. Freeman, 39, of Richland, allegedly refused to stop. Johnson chased the vehicle around the Troy area and then into Spencer County.

  • Tell City High School's winter schedules

    Boys Varsity/JV Basketball

  • Minnesota Vikings need Bud Grant again

    David McCallum is currently co-starring in his second top-10-rated television series, NCIS, 42 years after his first top-10 series, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., ended its four-year run.

  • Hedinger, Lynch make All-PLAC in volleyball

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central seniors Megan Hedinger and Tessa Lynch were named to the All-PLAC volleyball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.

  • Eight Perry Central stars on All-PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central running back Mikey Wilkerson and defensive lineman Blaine Persinger were repeat selections to the All-PLAC football team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.

  • Wilkerson carries 54 times as PC bowls over Miners

    LINTON—Mikey Wilkerson carried the ball 54 times for 242 yards and three touchdowns as Perry Central beat Linton-Stockton 28-17 Friday to win its seventh Class A football sectional title.

  • Final election thoughts

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    Whew! Another election is in the history books. While political contests normally stir excitement in this editor’s heart, this year’s races included all of that and more, including several doses of catching hell. Some thought we favored Democrats. Others called me a Republican and others called me things I wouldn’t want my mother to read on this page.

    Politics and elections affect people differently. Some live and breathe politics with all their might. Others tune out and a few even run for cover.