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Today's News

  • Community events, June 13

    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.

  • School system lays off teacher, other cuts eyed

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman announced at a regular school-board meeting May 26 he had to lay off a teacher, calling it “one of those parts of the job I can’t stand.”

    The duties of third-grade teacher Jamie Powers will be taken on by someone else on the staff, he said, and she will be rehired if a position opens for which she is qualified.

  • Cash Waggner no-hits Ohio Valley Gas

    TELL CITY—Shannon Bryant and Jennifer Trujillo combined to pitch a no-hitter as Cash Waggner & Associates shut out Ohio Valley Gas 7-0 in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.
    Bryant struck out three and walked four in four innings. Trujillo struck out one and walked none in two innings.
    Their teammates backed them with strong defense, committing only one error.
    Center fielder Jackie Malone made a nice running catch on a ball hit by Jessie Wheatley to end the fourth inning.

  • Tell City wins 2 of first 4 Diamond League games

    TELL CITY—Strong pitching performances carried Tell City to a doubleheader sweep of South Spencer in the Marksmen’s season-opening Southern Indiana Diamond League baseball games Tuesday.
    Jessie Lawalin pitched a two-hitter as Tell City won the first game 3-1. He walked one and struck out five.
    Austin Paulin hit an RBI double to lead Tell City’s four-hit attack. Ryan Dooley also drove in a run.
    Tell City won the second game 10-2 as Kenneth McCallister pitched a two-hitter. He also walked one and struck out five.

  • Douglas shoots 87 in regional

    MONTGOMERY—Perry Central junior Brad Douglas shot 87 in the IHSAA boys golf regional at Country Oaks Thursday.
    “He had a real good front nine,” shooting a 5-over-par 41 on it, said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    On the back nine “he had a hole where he had a bad break,” added Dickerson. “He hit the cart path and (the ball) rolled into the woods. He had to take a drop in three-inch grass.
    “I thought his composure was a lot better, though. He came back and parred the next hole.

  • Ress on All-PAC team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior pitcher Josalyn Ress has been named to the All-PAC girls softball team in voting by conference coaches.
    The team was elected May 27 but not released until Wednesday.
    Ress, who played first base, second base and outfield in a couple of games she did not pitch, made the team as a utility player.
    Only two players were named to the team as pitchers, Bre Wilzbacher of conference champion Gibson Southern and repeat selection Shelley Schmitt of North Posey.

  • New coach stresses defense in TC camp

    If anyone questioned new Tell City boys basketball coach Troy Noble’s commitment to defense, they should put those fears to rest.

  • BREAKING NEWS - Cannelton police say four people missing

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Police Department is looking for four people, including three teenagers, last seen June 6.

    Each of the four, all from Cannelton, has been listed as missing, Patrolman Michah Jackson said.

    “It is unknown if they are  in danger or where they might be heading but it is believed at this time that no abductions have occurred,” he said.

    The four are Katherine Mae Koonce, 16; Kimberley (Kimmy) A. Seibert, 15; Tyler Wayne Harrison, 16 and Nicholas M. Ice, 21.

  • Births, June 9

    Blake Thomas Kucy
    Thomas and Amie Kucy of Clinton, Wis., announce the birth of their son, Blake Thomas Kucy, Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Ill.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 201⁄4 inches long.
    Mrs. Kucy is the former Amie Etienne.
    Grandparents are Randall and Barbara Etienne of Tell City and Dennis and Amy Kucy of Lake Geneva, Wis.
    Great-grandparents are Casper and Glenda Etienne and Donald and Helen Shaw.
     

  • Cannelton students rewarded for good deeds

    Cannelton elementary schools recently held their annual Good as Gold drawings for the 2010-11 school year.