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Today's News

  • Commodore boys second to Patriots in triangular meet

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills won 11 of 16 events to beat Perry Central and Wood Memorial in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills scored 85 points, Perry Central 76.5, and Wood Memorial 5.5.
    “We didn’t do quite as well as I thought we would,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “We had a poor night in the field events.”
    He also said that having Ivan Bland (injured) and Andrew Huber (playing golf for Perry Central) absent “hurt us in the hurdles.”

  • Cougars claw Commodores

    RAMSEY—Perry Central outhit North Harrison 7-4 but the Cougars put their hits together better to win 4-1 in baseball Wednesday.
    A two-run homer by Lincoln Jones in the bottom of the fifth inning was the biggest blow for the Cougars.
    “We only struck out twice, so at least we’re making contact,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “We left too many people on base (eight), though—we just couldn’t come up with the big hit.”
    Lucas Bryant went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters.

  • Marksmen 6-0 after slugging Braves, Rebs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cordell Snyder hit a tie-breaking three-run homer as Tell City beat Tecumseh 13-2 in PAC baseball Wednesday.

  • School corp. to hold public meeting

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corporation will conduct a public hearing regarding the Public Law 221 Academic Category Placement at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
    This hearing will take place in the auditorium prior to the 7 p.m. school board meeting.
     

  • Students learn about life cycles

    Students in Kelli Braunecker’s second-grade classroom at William Tell Elementary School watch and observe as eggs are placed inside an incubator.

  • Church News, April 7

    St. Paul mission trip fundraiser
    TELL CITY – St. Paul parish will sell carryout chicken dinner to benefit the St. Paul Church Mission trip for 20 youth and adults.
    The dinners will be sold Sunday on the corner of 12th and Tell streets beginning at 10:30 a.m. The dinner includes grilled chicken, creek fries and green beans for $7. The mission trip participants will help homeless, elderly, children and single mothers experience a better life in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Gospel group to perform at Freewill Baptist Monday

    CANNELTON – The Inspirations, a gospel quartet from Bryson City, N.C. will be ministering in song and testimony at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church, 117 Second St., Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m.
    Having traveled more than three million miles, The Inspirations have spread the gospel in song in almost every state in the Union, including Alaska and Hawaii. They have hosted tours to Europe, Bahamas and the Holy Land. They are regulars at the annual Nation Quartet Convention.

  • Community News, April 7

    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.

  • Plunge to help to unite teen with service dog

    CANNELTON – A team of five individuals from around the area will gather Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Perry Marine boat dock in Rocky Point for a plunge to help raise money for a local girl suffering from epilepsy.
    This date is a change from the previously scheduled March 26.
    For every $50 raised, a member of the team will take a plunge into the cold water. Money raised will help Victoria Brucken, a 17-year-old Cannelton resident, receive a seizure alert dog.

  • Benefit for Jennifer Varner-Chappell May 14

    FULDA – A fundraising benefit will be held for Jennifer Chappell May 14 at the Fulda Sportsman Club. Events will begin at 6:30 p.m., including a silent auction and dine-in or take-out chicken dinners from the New Boston Tavern.
    A dance will be held from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Music will be provided by Tammy Cassidy band and friends.
    A Perry County native, Chappell has been diagnosed with spondylolisthesis, a condition in which the vertebrae in the back slide over bones below.
    The condition leads to spinal cord and nerve roots being compressed.