Today's News

  • Commodores hit 3s to blast Eagles

    Sports Correspondent

    LANESVILLE—Perry Central made six of its first 10 three-point shots in beating Lanesville 61-42 in boys basketball Saturday.
    For the game the Commodores made 8 of 15 from behind the three-point line. They hit 3 of 4 in the first quarter.
    “The reason (our three-pointers) were going in was we were taking good shots,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.

  • Tell City ties for 7th in sectional

    Sports Editor

    NEWBURGH—Four Tell City wrestlers qualified for the regional but none placed first or second as the Marksmen tied for seventh in the nine-team Castle sectional Saturday.

  • Tell City set to crown homecoming royalty Friday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council will sponsor the 2012 homecoming activities Friday.
    The ceremony will take place between the junior-varsity and varsity basketball games; the J.V. game starts at 5:30 p.m. 

  • Perry Central Elementary’s Up in One, Down in None students

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Captains club had a pizza party and gave certificates to all students who raised at least one grade without letting any others fall for the second grading period compared to the first grading period. Students who received straight A’s for both quarters were also invited to attend the pizza party.

  • First Baptist to host Promise Sunday

    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church, 325 Fourth St., Cannelton, invites the public to a special performance by Christian group Promise at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church.
    There will be a short service before the group performs. There is no cost to attend, but love offerings will be accepted.

  • Church News, Feb. 2

    Hawesville Church of Christ to host anniversary services
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – The Church of Christ at Hawesville will hold special anniversary services Sunday. A.T. Pate will be the guest speaker for every service. Brother Pate has been preaching for more than 60 years and has spoken throughout the country.
    The morning Bible class will be at 9 a.m. with the morning worship service at 10 a.m. After the morning services, lunch will be provided by the congregation and the evening service will be at 12:30 p.m.

  • PCMH to offer CPR, First Aid classes

    TELL CITY – The Heartsaver First Aid and CPR with AED class will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. A skills test is required for the certification class. Class fee is $55 and registration is required by Tuesday.
    A Family and Friends CPR class is designed for the layperson wanting to know CPR and choking rescue skills. No testing is required. This class is not for those requiring a certification card for job or school requirements. Fee for the two-hour class is $10. Registration deadline is the day before your scheduled class.

  • Community Events, Feb. 2

    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.

  • JA needs local volunteers for elementary, high-school programs

    PERRY COUNTY – If you have been thinking about volunteering for Junior Achievement, now’s your chance.
    Each year, Junior Achievement recruits business professionals, parents, retirees and college students to serve as volunteers to go into schools and teach JA programs. These volunteers use their personal experiences and JA’s curricula to teach students different aspects of economics, including how a community works, how to manage personal finances or even how to run a business.

  • Tell City native to spend semester studying abroad in France

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville has announced that Tell City native Nathan Ramsey, a graduate of Tell City High School, will spend the spring 2012 semester studying in Nice, France.
    Ramsey, who is majoring in civil engineering, will study at the Euro-American Institute in a program run by CEA Global Education.