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Today's News

  • PC frosh fall to Jeeps 33-23

    DUBOIS—Perry Central’s perimeter shooting cooled after a hot start and the Commodores lost to Northeast Dubois 33-23 in freshman basketball Monday.

  • Chargers overtake Tell City in 2nd half

    TELL CITY—Pike Central held Tell City without a field goal in the third quarter as it overtook the Marksmen for a 47-33 PAC girls basketball victory Saturday.

  • Defense main focus for Marksman boys

    TELL CITY—With more quickness than usual, Tell City’s boys basketball team hopes to be strong on defense this season.

  • PC girls take advantage of Bulldog turnovers

    CANNELTON—Perry Central forced 29 turnovers, including 11 steals by Lavina Schwartz, to beat Cannelton 49-36 in girls basketball Monday.

  • Community Calendar, Nov. 25

    Friday November 26
    Bingo at Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142, Cannelton, doors open 5 p.m., bingo begins 7 p.m.
    Weight Watchers meeting at First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, Tell City, weigh-in 9:30 a.m., meeting 10 a.m., use Mozart Street entrance, information call (800) 651-6000.
    AA New Hope Group meeting, 702 10th St., Tell City, First United Methodist Church basement, 7 p.m., 547-2318 or 719-1862.
    Saturday November 27

  • 4-H holds celebration; honors youth, Leaders

    TELL CITY – Perry County 4-H members and leaders were honored Sunday, Nov. 14 during the annual Perry County 4-H Celebration in which the group enjoyed two movies, popcorn and cola floats.
    Members applied for awards and were selected based on their applications. Leaders were honored according to their tenure, said Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator Renate Jobst.
    The following were honored for specific project areas:
    Rhett Baumeister: Community Service, Forestry, Healthy Lifestyles, Leadership
    Ryan Baumeister: Forestry

  • FFA students to compete Dec. 11

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central FFA Forestry Team will compete in the State Forestry Career Development Event judging contest, Dec. 11 at Purdue University.
    Team members are Callie Poehlein, Hillary Hubert, Crystal Peter and Kaitlyn Poehlein.
    The team won this honor by placing sixth in the Area Career Development Event. Career Development Events are designed to encourage youth to learn all they can about a specific topic. They learn to identify forestry specimens. They must also complete a quiz on this topic.

  • Church News, Nov. 25

    EUCC Thanksgiving dinner today
    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner today. The meal will be served in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Anyone wishing to have meals delivered in the morning can call the church office at 547-7059.
    Meals will be delivered in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy. Anyone is invited to call the church to request a meal.

  • Benedictine Sister writes rosary book

    FERDINAND – When Sister Madonna Helmer celebrated her golden jubilee as a Sister of St. Benedict in 2006, she felt there was “something special I should do as I met that milestone in my life.” What she ended up doing, even though she never considered herself a writer, was write a book.

  • Birthdays, Nov. 26 - Dec. 2

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    November 26