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Today's News

  • Helping others

    Kathy Alvey, second from left, an assistant superintendent at Branchville Correctional Facility, joined Sandy Savage, far left, a case manager at BCF, and Laura Ayer, second from right, and Amy Tempel from the Perry County Office of Child Services to present items for a local family.

  • 2011: A look at some of the year’s headlines - First of a two-part series

    School board fires superintendent in Cannelton: One of the year’s top issues – the suspension and firing of Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman – was initiated in November and concluded three days before Christmas.

  • Tell City competed well with state’s best in 2011

    Perry Central dominated its boys cross country sectional in 2011 and Tell City did the same in the boys track sectional.
    But the biggest locl sports story of the year may have been provided by Tell City’s baseball team.
    Even though the Marksmen didn’t win their sectional, they finished ahead of Class 2A state champion South Spencer in the PAC, proving that they could compete with the state’s top teams in their class.
    It is also further proof that this area’s Class 2A sectional remains one of the state’s strongest in all sports.

  • Corydon denies Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Field-goal percentages were nearly identical in Tell City’s first-round PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball game with Corydon Tuesday.
    But turnovers, rebounds, free-throw shooting and foul trouble favored the Panthers, which is why they beat Tell City 57-45.

  • Wolfpack’s rebound baskets repulse PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Crawford County scored seven baskets after offensive rebounds to beat Perry Central 65-43 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Commodores hold off Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Sophomore reserves Dacota Schaad and Austin LeClere made some key plays down the stretch as Perry Central beat Tell City 58-51 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Wednesday.

  • Community Events, Dec. 26

    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.

  • November activities at South Perry Head Start

    Students of South Perry 2 Head Start participated in activities with the themes of bears, nursery rhymes, Thanksgiving and the five senses in November. The children participated in a read-aloud featuring the book “The Three Bears.”

    Lucy Whistle, Christa Wroe and Hailey Martin, pictured here, are retelling and acting out the story as the bears taste their porridge that is too hot or too cold. The children used this activity to learn how to retell a story in the correct sequence.

  • Benefit auction for Tyler Cundiff Jan. 7

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Perry Central student Tyler Cundiff will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 7.
    Cundiff was recently diagnosed with leukemia and is currently in a hospital in Indianapolis. Proceeds from the auction will go to helping his family care for him.
    Anyone with new or used items for the auction can drop them off at Indiana Realty and Auction Co., 331 Main St., Tell City.

  • PCMH Freshstart program to start in January

    TELL CITY – The Perry County memorial Hospital will offer free quit-smoking classes as a part of the Freshstart Smoking Cessation Program in January.
    Classes will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon or 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at the hospital.
    Freshstart, an American Cancer Society program, provides participants with effective tools to use while they work to stop smoking.
    For more information or to make reservations, call Caryn Weiss, registered nurse, at 547-0125 or Shelley Poole, registered nurse, at 547-0392.