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Today's News

  • Commodores rout Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central pounded out 16 hits in four innings to beat Cannelton 15-0 in baseball Monday.

  • PC girls 2nd in invitational

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cathryn Peter and Ashley Gengelbach each won one event to lead Perry Central to second place in Tell City’s seven-team girls track invitational Saturday.

  • Dauby, Henrickson propel Tell City to invitational title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tyler Dauby and Ryan Henrickson each won two individual events and a relay as Tell City won its own boys track invitational Saturday.

  • COLUMN: With all of us working together, we can prevent child abuse

    By KELLI WILGUS, Guest Columnist

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time dedicated to child-abuse education, awareness and prevention activities.

    The solution is getting to the root of the cause through education and changing behaviors and attitudes and loving and nurturing children. Stopping Violence before it starts helps create happy and healthy children.

  • Special Olympics to host annual meet

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Indiana, Perry County and Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. will host the 46th annual track & field and bocce meet at 9 a.m. April 30 at Legion Field in Tell City.

    “Everyone is welcome to attend this event,” said Vicky Lutgring, county coordinator for Special Olympics Indiana-Perry County. “I promise it will give you a better understanding of our Special Olympics athletes.”

  • Joint Easter Services at Deer Creek

    PERRY COUNTY – Easter Sunrise Services will be held at Deer Creek Baptist Church this year. A celebration of the risen lord will begin Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m. Tell City First Baptist Church, Cannelton First Baptist Church and Deer Creek Baptist Church will join together as one congregation to celebrate Easter.

  • PC musicians earn gold medals at contest

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School musicians earned gold ratings in an overall category and for sight reading at a concert-band competition April 8 at Castle High School.

    “This was the fifth year in a row we’ve earned gold, but the first time we’ve done it in Group 3,” Director Rob Cason boasted. His students had previously competed in the less-difficult Group 4. He determines which group they’ll compete in based on his assessment of their skills, he explained.

  • Tickets available for Perry County FOP circus

    TELL CITY – Everyone loves the circus. Mark your calendars for April 28 because Perry County Fraternal Order of Police has signed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus for two shows.

    The traditional “old style” circus will present performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. under the big top along city-owned land on Seventh Street in Tell City.

  • Rising waters close SR 66

    VINCENNES – The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced that high water has caused the closure of some roads in the Vincennes District.

    In Perry County, Indiana 66 is closed from Sulphur to Derby, from Derby to Rocky Point and from Rocky Point to Cannelton.

  • Indiana 66 to close for slide repairs

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced this week that Indiana 66 in Spencer County will close. The road has been closed in the past due to a landslide 7.4 miles east of U.S. 231.

    Contractor’s crews will begin repairing the slide area Monday at approximately 7 a.m. The road will remain closed through June 24. The project completion date is weather, material and equipment dependent.