Today's News

  • Improved Wolfpack to host Commodores

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Crawford County will bring an 0-2 record into Friday’s 6:30 p.m. PLAC football game with Perry Central and was winless last season as well.
    But there are several indications this will not be the easy win for Perry Central that it has been in the past, including 49-8 last year.
    “I think they’re a lot better,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “They’re a lot more experienced - they have 14 seniors.”

  • Tell City will try to stop Webb’s passing

    Sports Editor

    REO—South Spencer’s football team doesn’t have quite as much size or speed as it had last year, but its passing game could give Tell City problems when they meet Friday at 7 p.m.
    Manning Webb, a 6-foot, 165-pound senior, is “a third-year starter returning at quarterback,” noted Tell City Coach Josh Teague.
    Webb missed last week’s game against Gibson Southern with a dislocated shoulder above his non-throwing arm, but Teague thinks he could be ready to play this week.

  • Tell City wins Perry Central tourney

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Kammie Jo Hayes made 26 kills and Rachel Malone had 45 assists as Tell City won Perry Central’s volleyball tip-off tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Perry Central 25-18, 25-23, Southridge 25-15, 25-23, and Henryville 25-20, 31-29 to win the four-team round-robin undefeated.
    Hayes made seven kills and Emili Stephens and Addison Fella each added three in the win over Perry Central. Malone had 13 assists.

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    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


  • Leopold marking 175th birthday



    LEOPOLD – The community of Leopold will mark 175 years of history Sunday, Sept. 24, with a busy day of activities. Leopold was founded in 1842 by the Rev. Augustine Bessonies and named for King Leopold of Belgium.

    Town fathers hoped its central location would lead to it being chosen as a county seat.

  • INDOT to close SR 245 south of Santa Claus next week

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Monday that State Road 245 south of Santa Claus would close on or after Tuesday, Sept. 5, weather permitting. The closure will allow crews to replace pavement on SR 245 from about one mile south of Santa Claus to about 5.5 miles north of SR 70. The project is expected to continue through Oct. 19, though it may be prolonged by weather.

  • Council mulls change in deputies’ retirement


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Converting the Perry County Sheriff’s Department deputies from state’s Public Employees Retirement Plan to one geared specifically for law enforcement is gaining traction. Perry County is the last county in the state to shift from the non-PERF plan.

    While the county council didn’t give a go-ahead on the front, talks are continuing in that direction.

  • Hubert-Sims

    Heather Hubert of Bristow and Jacob Sims of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride is the daughter of Leonard and Melinda Hubert of Bristow. She is a graduate of Perry Central High School and Vincennes University Jasper Campus. Heather is currently a nurse for Wexford Health at Branchville Correctional Facility.

    The groom is the son of Nicole Sims of Tell City. He is a graduate of Perry Central High School and is employed at Best Home Furnishings.

  • Three join seminary’s Board of Overseers

    ST. MEINRAD – The Board of Overseers welcomes a new member, a returning member and an emeritus member to the advisory board for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    The board advises President-Rector Fr. Denis Robinson OSB on matters related to the school’s programs and performance and addresses strategic questions related to the future of the school. Each member serves a three-year term.

     Joining the board are Fr. Gary Kastl, Mary Schaffner and Charles Gardner.

  • Sharp-Zellers

    Ashley Caroline Sharp of Indianapolis and Dane William Zellers of Indianapolis were united in marriage during an outdoor ceremony on Saturday, June 10, 1017, at Chateau Pomije Winery in Guiford, Ind.

    Miss Sharp is the daughter of Frederick and Betty Sharp of Medina, Ohio. Mr. Zellers is the son of Denny and Carol Zellers of Cannelton.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Dave Kulchar.