Today's News

  • Commodores shut out Springs Valley

    FRENCH LICK—Trey Novak drove in two runs and Luke Hubert pitched his first shutout as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 3-0 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Hubert struck out nine, walked none, and scattered seven hits.
    “I thought Luke really threw well,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He was efficient - he only threw 75 pitches.
    “We got a couple of double plays to help him.”
    Shortstop Bryce Ridener fielded a grounder up the middle, stepped on second base, and threw to first for one double play.

  • Tell City boys down Boonville

    TELL CITY—Elliott Brown, Devin Newton and Leo Simpson each won two individual events and a relay as Tell City beat Boonville 77-54 in boys track Thursday.
    Brown remained undefeated in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, winning them in 11.07 seconds and 22.86.
    He teamed with Jackson Ramsey, Cameron Kessinger and Newton to win the 400 relay in 45.41.
    Newton also won both hurdles races, taking the 110 high hurdles in 16.64 and the 300 intermediates in 44.63.
    Simpson won the 1600 run in 4:40 and the 800 in 2:04.73.

  • Tell City beats Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City had 14 hits and four Marksmen combined for 13 RBIs as they beat Perry Central 16-4 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen jumped ahead early, scoring five runs in the top of the first inning.
    With one out, Jarrett Hawhee singled to center field and Spenser Deom walked.
    Trent Rainey also singled to center, scoring Hawhee.
    C.J. Rowe singled to left to score Deom. Travis Burchett followed with a three-run homer over the left-field fence.

  • SIRS announces postponement of Reed Building dedication


  • 4-year-old bitten by dog, flown to Louisville hospital

    TELL CITY – A 4-year-old Tell City boy suffered a severe dog bite to the face Friday and underwent surgery at a Louisville, Ky., hospital.

    According to Tell City Police Department Lt. Alan Malone, Ayden Niblett was with his father, Richard Niblett, at the home of Joseph E. Troutman at 1833 Ninth St.

  • We the Youth seeking members for a year’s worth of learning

    PERRY COUNTY – We The Youth of Perry County is accepting applications for the 2015-16 program year.

    We The Youth of Perry County is a leadership program for students who will be freshmen in the upcoming school year.

    The program includes a variety of activities including a kickoff retreat and monthly meetings.

    The meetings are usually the third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Some of this year’s topics included government, community involvement, Perry County history, mock court and values and decision-making.

  • Beekeeping workshop set for Tuesday, May 26

    BRANCHVILLE – Purdue Extension, Perry County and the Perry County Bee Keepers are holding a beekeeping workshop May 26. 

    The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a hive opening demonstration.

    Bill Gibson will do a hive opening demonstration at the Robert Gibson place located at 19680 Old St. Road 37, Branchville, one mile north of Perry Central High School.

    Those attending are welcome to take bee coats and gloves and wear long pants for the hive demonstration.

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  • Community Events; May 11, 2015

    PC Football Families to meet today


    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Football Families will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 11, in the high-school study hall room.


    Alzheimer’s, program at library Tuesday


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library’s Tell City branch will host an upcoming program, “The Basics: Dementia, Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease.”

  • Terry Lock Memorial Golf Scramble June 8

    SANTA CLAUS – The Perry County Democrat Central Committee will host the Terry Lock Memorial Democrat Golf Scramble at 1 p.m. Monday, June 8, at Christmas Lake Golf Course.

    Entry fee is $65 per golfer and will include drinks and snacks on the course and dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Mulzer Camp.

    Dinner tickets are available for nongolfers for $15. Registration will begin at noon.

    Entry forms are available at Jody’s Barber Shop in Tell City or by calling Dale Groves at (812) 608-0166. This event is open to the public.