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Today's News

  • Commodores place 3 on all-tourney

    LEOPOLD—Three Perry Central girls basketball players were named to the All-PSC Holiday Tip-Off tourney team.
    Sophomore center Ashley Graves, senior forward Deidra Dickerson and senior guard Lavina Schwartz made all-tourney after helping the Commodores go 3-0 to win the round-robin event.
    Joining them on the all-tourney team were Tell City forward Stori Beard, South Spencer guard Samantha Beatty and Heritage Hills center Megan Kloeck.

  • Tell City graduate helps KWC women to 6-2 start

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City graduate Lauren Goffinet has helped Kentucky Wesleyan College’s women’s basketball team to a 6-2 start this season.
    Goffinet, a 5-foot-10 sophomore, is the only player to have started every game for the Panthers this season. Though she plays guard, she jumps center at the start of each game.
    New co-coaches Caleb and Nicole Nieman are using a running, pressing style this year, so they use a lot of players and the starters are playing slightly fewer minutes than last year.

  • PC football sectional title top local story

    Three IHSAA sectionals were won by Perry County teams in 2010, by Perry Central in football and boys and girls cross country—all in the fall.

  • Cannelton police dog proves its worth

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

  • Community News, Dec. 27

    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.

  • Chamber announces Christmas giveaway winners

    PERRY COUNTY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce along with participating businesses announce this year’s Christmas Cash Giveaway winners. To win, shoppers must have registered at one of the participating merchants before Dec. 23. The promotion was intended to encourage local shopping over the holiday season and give local residents some extra shopping money compliments of local businesses. The total cash given away this year was more than $1,000. There was a winner from each participating location each week.

  • Sixth-graders play math teachers for a day

    Sixth-grade math students taught math lessons to second- and third-grade students Dec. 21. Sixth-grader Lucas Montgomery, was teaching his group the steps to subtracting various amounts of money. The second-grade students pictured from the top include Gavin James, Michael Flores, Justice Kuster, Bailee Johnson, Jaymonn Hermann and Gary Kellems.
     

  • Local Modern Woodmen members honor hometown hero for community service

    TELL CITY – Local volunteer Earla Williams was recognized for her hours of service to the community Dec. 12.
    Williams will be recognized for numerous activities through Modern’ Woodmen’s Hometown Heroes Program.

  • Local teen severely injured in boat-ramp fight

    TROY – A Perry County teen was severely beaten with a bat Sunday afternoon during a fight police suspect of being gang related.
    According to police, Steven C. Gardner, 19, was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to an Evansville hospital with head injuries.

  • Indiana’s structural budget deficit

    LARRY DeBOER
    GUEST COLUMNIST

    Does Indiana have a structural budget deficit? In one sense, Indiana doesn’t have a deficit at all. We interpret Article 10, Section 5 of our state constitution to mean that the state must have a balanced budget. State balances must be positive at the end of each fiscal year. This requirement is always met, one way or another.