Today's News

  • Tecumseh overtakes Tell City in 2nd half

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit only 27.0 percent from the field in a 42-34 PAC boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Friday.

  • Commodores hold off Springs Valley

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced 15 turnovers —14 on steals—in defeating Springs Valley 75-64 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    Springs Valley pulled within four points, 53-49, on a basket in the lane by Ethan Galloway with under seven minutes left in the game.
    The Commodores replied with an 8-0 run, pushing their lead back to 12 points.
    A basket and free throw by Tanner Cassidy started the run.

  • Tell City parade, chili cook off winners announced

    Winners of the Tell City Christmas parade float contest and the annual chili cook-off gathered in City Hall park for pictures and to received commemorative plaques for their achievements. Also attending the award ceremony were Pam Franzman of Franzman Insurance, who sponsored the trophies; Brian Melton of the Christmas parade committee; Tell City council member Gary Morton and Tell City Beautification Committee chair Bev Minto. Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing presented the awards.

    Photos: Trista Lutgring

  • North Perry Head Start celebrate Thanksgiving

    LEOPOLD – Students at Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start participated in activities based on the theme of Thanksgiving in November.

    Each child invited a special person to attend skits, which the students performed, and then ended a special day with an ice cream social.
    The children recited the Pledge of Allegiance and then presented a tribute to the Native Americans and pilgrims first Thanksgiving.
    The tribute was performed by the students and narrated by teacher Cindy Lewis.

  • First United Methodist Church sets plans for Christmas celebrations

    TELL CITY – The First United Methodist Church of Tell City will celebrate Christmas with a variety of services beginning Sunday as the Chancel Choir presents their Christmas Cantata during the 9 a.m. worship service.
    The celebration will continue with a traditional Christmas Eve Service, at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 with a Christmas message by Pastor Andy Payton, Communion and Candlelight.
    Christmas morning, Dec. 25, the church will host a Christmas Carol Service at 10:00 a.m.

  • Church news, Dec. 15

    Cannelton UMC to host Blue Christmas Sunday
    CANNELTON – Cannelton United Methodist Church invites the public to its Blue Christmas service Sunday.
    The service will begin at 3 p.m. Cannelton UMC is located at Third and Taylor streets in Cannelton.

  • Goody’s offers ‘Bears That Care’ to benefit Toys for Tots

    TELL CITY – Goody’s is spreading a little holiday cheer while giving back to the community this festive season through the sale of their boy and girl-themed “Bears that Care” to benefit Toys for Tots. The plush brown and tan bears adorned with a holiday scarf and Christmas gift retail for $6.98 and from now until Dec. 24, Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody’s, will donate $1 for every bear sold to Toys for Tots.

  • Community Events, Dec. 15

    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.

  • Marksman girls defeat Jeeps

    TELL CITY—Hana Reed, Charissa Lahee and Amanda Wagner each won two individual events as Tell City defeated Northeast Dubois 97-67 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Reed won two consecutive events, taking the diving with 219.10 points and then swimming the 100-yard butterfly in 1:19.40.
    Lahee won the 50 freestyle in 27.89 seconds and the 100 free in 1:00.46.
    Wagner won the 200 individual medley in 2:26.35 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.97.
    Jessica Ballman won the 100 backstroke in 1:10.68.

  • Five boys enough as Tell City outswims Northeast Dubois

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys swim team won only four events and had just five swimmers competing but still managed to beat Northeast Dubois 53-50 Tuesday.
    The Jeeps didn’t have the deepest team either (seven boys) but they beat a South Spencer team that had 10 boys 93-48 five days earlier.
    Tell City won two relays Tuesday. Aaron Vincent, Brandon Mundy, Luke Thomas and Trent Harding took the 200-yard medley relay in 2:09.50.
    Harding, Mundy, Clayton Mogan and Thomas won the 200 free relay in 2:00.47.