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Today's News

  • Little earns diploma

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Learning Academy announces Ashley Little has successfully completed the necessary requirements for a diploma from Tell City High School.

    The Perry County Learning Academy allows current and former students to complete credits toward a high school diploma.
    The academy is open to all Perry County residents. For further information on how to enroll, call 547-6942. Special thanks to Perry County Even Start for offering child care services.


     

  • PC girls outshoot Blackhawks

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit 56.4 percent from the field to beat Springs Valley 55-39 in PLAC girls basketball last Thursday.
    Center Ashley Graves hit 6 of 7 field-goal attempts for the Commodores.
    She scored eight points in the first quarter as they jumped to a 15-5 lead.
    Deidra Dickerson hit three three-point shots in the second quarter to help the Commodores expand their lead to 32-13.
    Dickerson finished with 15 points, Graves 12, and Lavina Schwartz nine.
    Graves led the team in rebounds with eight.

  • Financial aid workshop Jan. 19 in TCHS auditorium

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 in the high school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial aid representative will explain step-by-step procedure for completing the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.

  • PC girls edge Rams 39-38

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tessa Lynch hit an 18-foot baseline shot with six seconds left to lift Perry Central past Paoli 39-38 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores improved to 4-0 in the conference and 11-2 overall, their best start ever.
    Perry Central led the entire first three quarters, by as much as 10 points.
    Then McKinzie Laswell made several nice drives for Paoli and the fourth quarter featured 10 lead changes and one tie.
    Lynch’s basket put the Commodores ahead 39-37.

  • Community News, Jan. 6

    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 lifestyl-es@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Jeeps dump cold TC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Northeast Dubois outshot Tell City from the field 53.5 percent to 30.2 percent to rout the Marksmen 60-35 for seventh place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • Commodores shoot past South Spencer

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Using its quickness to get a lot of layups, Perry Central hit 58.8 percent from the field and beat South Spencer 59-43 for fifth place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • Chamber announces calendar date round-up

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce is in the process of establishing the 2011 Perry County Community Calendar.
    The chamber is asking all organizations for dates of events that are planned for the 2011 calendar year. Printed calendars will be available in area bank lobbies and the events will also appear on the Chamber’s Web site www. perrycountychamber.com.
    For more information call the chamber at 547-2385, or e-mail event details to perrychamber@psci.net.
     

  • St. Meinrad items available for purchase to help Sesquicentennial efforts

    ST. MEINRAD – The Sesquicentennial Committee is selling various items to raise funds for the towns’ anniversary event this summer.
    The newest items for sale are sweatshirts and T-shirts with the sesquicentennial logo.
    Child sweatshirts with no hood are available in sizes small through extra large for $15. Adult hooded sweatshirts, size small through extra large are $25 and XXL hooded sweatshirts are $30. Blue adult sweatshirts with no hoods are available in sizes medium through XXL for $20 each.

  • Perry Central Class of 1985