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Today's News

  • Cannelton schools chief fears coming cuts

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – “The budget proposals that I have seen are scary,” Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman said at a regular board meeting March 17.

  • An uneasy pick for Red Sox to win World Series

    Yes, I’m picking the Boston Red Sox to win the World Series this year. But the fact that nearly every national media sports outlet is also picking them—at least to get to the World Series—makes it an uneasy pick for me.
    Why should I be unhappy that the national media agree with me for once? Because they usually don’t look at the whole picture and therefore are usually wrong. Certainly none of them picked the San Francisco Giants to be anywhere close to world champions last year.

  • Tell City lacks depth on girls track team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With 13 or 14 girls on the roster, Tell City’s girls track team lacks depth.
    But the Marksmen have enough quality that Coach Katie Chinn thinks they will score well in big meets.
    “Actually I think we can put somebody decent in every event,” she said.
    The Marksmen have six talented freshmen. Two of them, Tori Payne and Logan Flannagan, should make the high jump one of the team’s strongest events, said Chinn.

  • PC girls shoot for PLAC title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With depth and experience, Perry Central ‘s girls track team should be favored to repeat as PLAC champions this season.

  • Veteran Marksman team sets high goals

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s senior-laden boys track team hopes to win the PAC and possibly the sectional this year.
    “We are super senior heavy,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “I think 15 to 20 (of the 36 boys on the roster) are seniors.”

  • Perry Central to be strong in distances

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central has won the boys cross country sectional five years in a row, so it’s not surprising that Coach Jason Barnett lists distance races as one of his boys track team’s strengths.
    But he also thinks they will be really strong in the pole vault
    He has three vaulters who have worked regularly with area pole vaulting coach Marty Rogier.

  • Veteran pitchers to lead Tell City team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With a strong group of senior pitchers and the team’s all-time leading power hitter returning, Tell City hopes to contend for PAC and sectional baseball titles this season.

  • St. Paul mission week to begin today

    TELL CITY – The Catholic churches of St. Michael in Cannelton, St. Paul in Tell City and St. Pius in Troy will offer a parish mission at St. Paul Church starting today and ending Wednesday.
    Activities each night will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    Mission Week will be conducted by Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB of St. Meinrad Archabbey. Free child-care services will be available on all evenings in the St. Paul Catholic Ministry Center. For more information, call 547-7994 or 547-7102. The public is invited.
     

  • Community Events, March 28

    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.

  • Tiger Cubs learn about newspapers

    First-grade Tiger Scouts from Perry Central Pack 191 toured The News Feb. 28 and learned how the twice-weekly newspaper is published. They toured the news, graphics and camera departments and visited the pressroom and mail department. Taking the tour were, from left, Avery Taylor, Josh Rogier, Bryce Halford, Ethan Halford and Connor Mullis.