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Today's News

  • Rain forces postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—More than seven inches of rain fell on the area the last five days, forcing postponement of numerous local sports events.
    All events involving Perry County teams Saturday and Monday were postponed or canceled.
    All baseball and softball games Tuesday and Wednesday were also postponed, though three track meets and a tennis match were held Tuesday.
    Four events had been rescheduled at press time.
    Tell City’s PAC baseball game at Pike Central, postponed Saturday, has been rescheduled for noon Saturday, May 21.

  • Lynch signs with Oaks

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior guard Tessa Lynch has decided to continue her basketball career at Oakland City University.

  • TC fourth at Forest Park

    FERDINAND—Tell City scored well in the hurdles, discus and distance races to finish fourth in Forest Park’s eight-team girls track invitational Tuesday.
    Forest Park won with 127 points. Tell City scored 80.5.
    Tell City freshman Logan Flannagan set a meet record as she won the 300-meter low hurdles in 47.32 seconds.
    Harrison freshman star Clair Strobel, daughter of former Tell City track stars Amy Strobel and Scott Strobel, was second in 48.95 and Tell City’s Lindsay Kast placed third in 52.74.

  • Perry Central boys 4th in Dubois invitational

    DUBOIS—Alex Newton placed second in two distance races to lead Perry Central to fourth place in Northeast Dubois’ seven-team boys track invitational Tuesday.
    Northeast Dubois and Forest Park tied for first with 130 points. Paoli scored 75 to nip Perry Central for third place by half a point.
    Newton ran the 1600 meters in 4:37 and the 3200 in 10:14, both personal records. He placed second to Northeast Dubois star Josh Genet in both.

  • Malone to swim for Youngstown State

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Chelsea Malone has signed to continue her swimming career at Youngstown State University, an NCAA Division I school in eastern Ohio.

  • Students can design posters, win prizes

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County prosecutor’s office is sponsoring a poster contest open to all Perry County students in kindergarten through seventh grades.

    Intended to raise awareness about the abuse of alcohol and drugs, the contest will end May 20. Letters were sent to Tell City, Perry Central and Cannelton schools with the official rules to begin the contest.

  • ART SHOW

    TELL CITY – Student artists from Perry, Spencer and Hancock counties were honored April 16-17 by the Tell City Regional Arts Association. More than 400 art pieces were entered into the group’s fourth annual show. Winners were honored during a Saturday evening reception.
    Winners are listed below, by name, school and title of artwork.

    High School

    Photography

    Best of Photography: Rosalie Nugent, Hancock County, “Teenage Wasteland.”

  • Suspect search
  • License branch open Monday, Tuesday ahead of primary

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles Perry County License Branch will be open Monday and Tuesday to issue state ID cards and driver’s licenses that may be used for identification at a polling place.

    Branches in counties with primary elections will be open 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    Voters will need to take the following documents to obtain ID cards:

    Proof of identity document, such as a birth certificate or passport.

  • Gerlach & Gayer Custom Collision Center opens

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce hosted an April 8 ribbon-cutting at Gerlach & Gayer Custom Collision Center at 1133 Main St. in Tell City.

    Owners Eli Gerlach and Clint Gayer specialize in body work, painting, restoration, window-tinting, detailing and spray-in bed liners.

    For more information, call 547-7020 or 608-0656.