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Today's News

  • Annual Lenten breakfasts to begin March 12

    PERRY COUNTY — The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, March 12.
    The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations are $3.

  • Birthdays, March 4 - March 10

    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.
    March 4

  • Birth announcements, March 3

    Lilah Grace Ettensohn
    Mark and Kerry Ettensohn of Fishers announce the birth of their daughter, Lilah Grace Ettensohn, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Carmel.
    The infant weighed seven pounds and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Ettensohn is the former Kerry Hoesli. Lilah has one older brother, Matthew, 3.
    Grandparents are Steve and Gloria Hoesli and Dorothy Ettensohn, all of Tell City and the late Earl “Butch” Ettensohn.
    Great-grandparent is Agnes Spisock of Windber, Pa.

  • Tell City wins own tourney

    TELL CITY—Ten Tell City Wrestling Club members won their weight classes to lead the club to first p in the overall team competition at the eighth annual Tell City Folkstyle Open Sunday.
    Tell City beat Mater Dei, Southridge A and B, and the Little Vikings from Corydon in the team competition.  
     Many other teams were represented in the tourney.
    Cole Gentry won all four of his matches by pins to claim the bantam 50-pound weight class title.
    Other Tell Citians winning their weight class were:

  • Marksmen go 3-1 in Saturday tourney

    OWENSVILLE—Six Tell City wrestlers went undefeated as the Marksmen went 3-1 in a five-team junior high round-robin tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat North Knox 63-30, Tecumseh 66-28 and Forest Park 63-36 but lost to Gibson Southern 62-34.
    Mason Waninger, Travis Brinksneader, Mason Stephens, Xavier Barnes, Spenser Beard and C.J. Rowe each went undefeated for the day.
    Tell City also beat Forest Park 60-39 in a road match Monday.
    Waninger, Stephens and Beard are still undefeated for the season.

  • Tell City boys, girls defeat Pike Central

    PETERSBURG—Tell City won 10 of 11 events and beat Pike Central 84-81 in junior high boys swimming Tuesday.
    Pike Central used about 10 fifth graders to give it the depth to keep the match close. However, fifth graders will not be allowed to swim in the PAC meet at the end of the season.
    Luke Thomas and Aaron Vincent each won two individual events and two relays.
    Thomas won the 100-yard individual medley in 1:21.18 and the 50 butterfly in 34.36 seconds.

  • Cannelton’s shooting cold in sectional loss to Braves

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton did not shoot well in a 59-34 loss to Tecumseh in the Class A boys basketball sectional Tuesday.

  • Marksmen’s defense stifles Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BOONVILLE—Tell City forced 20 turnovers and held Perry Central to 32.6 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Commodores 51-43 in the first round of the Class 2A boys basketball sectional Tuesday.

  • Hitting the Mat

    The Tell City Wrestling Club’s Tell City Folkstyle Open Tourney drew hundreds of wrestlers and family members Sunday. The local group’s efforts not only help young grapplers show off their skills at home but proceeds of the event support local wrestling programs. More photos can be found in the "multimedia" section of this site. (Photos by Larry Goffinet and Vince Luecke)

  • Sectional Preparations

    More than 30 Tell City High School students took part in what has become a local rite on the opening day of Tell City’s basketball sectional: riding bicycles to the host site. Boonville was the destination for Tuesday’s riders and many wore period jerseys and helmets. Faculty accompanied students and they watched the Marksmen defeat intra-county rival Perry Central.