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Today's News

  • Board affirms elementary principal’s suspension

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY –  School-board members added their authority Tuesday to the suspension of William Tell Elementary School Principal Sara Maas.

    As The News reported in Monday’s edition and three days earlier on its Web site, www.perrycountynews.com, Maas had been placed on administrative leave and an investigation was being conducted, according to Laura Noble, assistant to the superintendent. She said she was unable to say anything further.

  • Waupaca adding 160 jobs

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Gov. Mitch Daniels didn’t mind the mild roar of foundry machines behind him Tuesday as he joined executives of ThyssenKrupp Waupaca to deliver news the company will expand its Tell City foundry operations. The company that now employs about 940 people will add 160 new jobs by the end of 2012.

    Executives said the company will invest $36.5 million in equipment upgrades to expand the capacity at its 480,000-square-foot Tell City plant.  

  • Perry County foundry to add jobs, investment

    TELL CITY – Gov. Mitch Daniels joined executives from ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Inc. Tuesday to announce the company will expand its Tell City foundry operations, creating up to 160 new jobs by the end of 2012.

    “Indiana is leading the nation in job growth, at 3½ times the national average. The problem is the national average is far too weak. This vote of confidence from a world-class company is further evidence that our competitive advantage over other states is growing,” said Daniels, who made the announcement at the foundry.

  • Commodore girls win PLAC junior high cross country meet

    PAOLI—All seven Perry Central runners placed in the top 11 as the Commodores won the PLAC junior high girls cross country meet Thursday.

  • Commodore girls win PLAC junior high cross country meet

    PAOLI—All seven Perry Central runners placed in the top 11 as the Commodores won the PLAC junior high girls cross country meet Thursday.

  • PAC needs to move junior high cross country meet

    Which sounds better—winning a conference meet in dominant fashion or placing second or third in a state meet?

  • Blackhawks stop Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Several spiking errors hurt Perry Central in a 25-21, 27-25, 25-12 PLAC volleyball loss to Springs Valley Thursday.

  • Cannelton defeats South Central

    ELIZABETH—Allicyn Garrett and Taylor Lawalin each served 18 points as Cannelton beat South Central 25-23, 20-25, 27-25, 28-26 in volleyball Thursday.


    Garrett and Sarah Powers each served seven aces and Lawalin added six.
    Garrett and Sammie James each made six kills. James and Powers each made 17 good hits.
    Lawalin set the ball up for eight assists.
    Cannelton improved to 3-16, its most victories in six years.
    The Bulldogs will visit Rock Creek Christian Academy Friday at 5:30 p.m.

  • Marksmen beat Paoli in five

    PAOLI—McKenzie Hayes made 29 kills and eight blocks (seven solo) as Tell City beat Paoli 25-19, 24-26, 25-20, 25-23, 15-11 in volleyball Thursday.

  • PC dominates line to beat Blackhawks


    LEOPOLD—Perry Central controlled the offensive and defensive line of scrimmage to defeat Springs Valley 42-7 in PLAC football Friday.