Today's News

  • Edwards – Bryant

    Mr. and Mrs. David Edwards of Leopold and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Bryant of Derby announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Deann Edwards and Morty Bryant.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Indiana University Southeast.
    She is a special-education teacher at Corden Porter Alternative School in Jeffersonville.
    Mr. Bryant is a 2007 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Purdue University.

  • Blackhawks stop Commodores

    FRENCH LICK—Ashley Gengelbach made 12 kills and three blocks but Perry Central lost to Springs Valley 25-13, 26-24, 25-17 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    “At times we played very well and our defense, both digging and blocking, was good,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    Hannah Harpenau and Grace James each added five kills for the Commodores. James and Sydney Goffinet each made two blocks.
    Harpenau made 20 digs, Jennifer Kemp 13, James nine, and Gengelbach seven.
    James had 15 assists.

  • Cannelton places hits, serves well to defeat South Central

    CANNELTON—Cannelton served well and placed its hits well to beat South Central 25-12, 25-15, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    “Our spikes and tips went in the holes,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “And we had a really good serving game—only five bad serves.
    “We did not have a lot of dropped balls either—only three. We usually have at least 10.”
    Taylor Childers served 10 consecutive points, including two aces, as the Bulldogs took control of the first game.
    She went 15 for 15 serving for the match.

  • Marksmen outlast Paoli in 5

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 30 kills, eight blocks, 27 assists 15 digs and five ace serves as Tell City beat Paoli 25-19, 21-25, 24-26, 25-23, 15-12 in volleyball Thursday.
    “That’s probably the best team I’ve seen all year,” Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes said of the Rams. “They were scrappy on defense and had two great hitters.
    “It was two well-matched teams. One volley lasted about a minute. We had 202 hitting attempts—that’s how long the volleys were.

  • Day School ousts Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Evansville Day scored six goals in the second half to pull away from Tell City 8-2 in the Class A IHSAA boys soccer sectional semifinals Wednesday.

  • Titans cruise past Marksmen

    Sports Correspondent

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern passed for 214 yards to defeat Tell City 56-14 in PAC football Friday.
    Gibson Southern started its opening possession at midfield. The Titans used a no-huddle offense and drove down the field. Quarterback Jordan Scheller completed 3 of 4 passes, including a 9-yard touchdown pass to Alex Creamer.
    Tell City lost a fumble and running back Reese Miller on its second play of the game, as Miller sprained an ankle and did not return.

  • Quick Blackhawks whip Commodores

    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley took advantage of five Perry Central turnovers and beat the Commodores 29-14 in PLAC football Friday.

  • Community Events, Oct. 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-mail ed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Dutch oven cook-off at Patoka Lake Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – Take your Dutch oven cookware, supplies, ingredients and set up with a friendly competition at Patoka’s Autumn Getaway ninth annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Registration begins at noon. Cooking will begin at 12:30 p.m. and your dish will be judged upon completion. All culinary skill levels from beginner to advanced are welcome to try their hand as Dutch oven chef.

  • Benefit for local woman set for Oct. 29

    BRISTOW – A benefit to raise funds for Lois Aders will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Bristow Community Center.
    Aders has myeloma, a type of bone cancer that is not curable. The benefit is to help raise funds for her medical costs and other bills. The day will be filled with activities for children and adults.
    A yard and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by Fruits of the Spirit performing at 1 p.m.