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Today's News

  • Perry Central hopes to improve in PLAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team is still young, but Coach Becky Genet thinks the Commodores can be more competitive in the PLAC than in recent years.
    The Commodores went 13-17 last year, tying their best win total in the last four years. They were fourth in the seven-team PLAC with a 3-3 conference record.
    This year there are only two seniors and five juniors on the team’s 20-girl roster. For the second year in a row Genet will rely on two freshmen in the varsity rotation.

  • Benningfield to OCU

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City graduate Trent Benningfield wanted to play college baseball and has found a fairly familiar setting to do it in.

  • Three hurt in amusement ride mishap at Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – Three people were injured Friday night after a light fixture on an amusement ride in City Hall Park apparently fell on ride goers during Tell City’s Schweizer Fest.

    One of the three people was being transferred to another hospital with cuts to his face. The other two people suffered scratches.

    None of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

    The ride company is Gene O Rides of Fordsville, Ky.

    The ride was closed and a representative of the state fire marshal’s office was en route to the city late Friday.

  • Perry Central High School Class of 1971

    The Perry Central High School Class of 1971 gathered for their 40th class reunion, held Saturday, June 25 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin Pit in Tell City.

  • Reunions

    Snider
    TELL CITY – The Snider family will hold a reunion at noon Sunday at Ponderosa Steakhouse in Tell City.

    TCHS 1961
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1961 will hold its 50th class reunion Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Tell City.
    Social hours starts at 6 p.m. with a class picture taken at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:15 p.m.
    Special entertainment will be provided. For more information, contact Kay Seibert at 547-4851.

  • Church News, Aug. 11

    Trinity UCC ice cream social Aug. 28
    FULDA – Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda will host its annual ice cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28.
    Sloppy Joes, chips and a variety of desserts will be served along with homemade ice cream.

  • Community Events, Aug. 11

    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.

    Special Olympics car wash Saturday
    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County will have a car wash at Evans Tire from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

  • Cannelton fall schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    August
    16    Perry Central    H    6:00
    18    Lanesville    T    5:30
    25    Orleans    T    5:30
    September
      3    Orleans Tourney    T    TBA
      6    Hancock County    T    5:30
    10    New Harmony    T    10:00

  • Be prepared for year without NBA games

    A lot of sports fans in this area say they prefer college basketball to the NBA, which may be a good thing for them this winter.
    Those who want to watch professional sports this winter might try hockey, which really is an exciting sport.
    Or those who must have their NBA fix each week might want to try watching the classic games that recently debuted on the NBA TV channel.
    Two games are alternated on Mondays and each is run at least four times so that nearly anyone can watch it, regardless of his work schedule.

  • TC expects to move up in PAC standings

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s volleyball team is still young, but the Marksmen have enough experience that Coach Dalonda Hayes thinks they can move up in PAC standings and contend for the Class 2A sectional title.
    The Marksmen were 19-12 last year and advanced to the championship match of their sectional for the first time in 20 years.
    They were 3-5 in the Pocket Athletic Conference, though, tying for sixth place in the tough, nine-team league.