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Today's News

  • Tips for a poison-safe Halloween

    TELL CITY - While Halloween should be a fun time for children, Dr. James Mowry, director of the Indiana Poison Center, would like to offer the following suggestions so that all the small ghosts and goblins can enjoy a safe and happy event.

  • $14,000 raised for Alzheimer's Association's Memory Walk

    TELL CITY - The Alzheimer's Association's Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter raised $14,000 for its annual Tell City Memory Walk, which took place at Tell City High School Oct. 10. Hundreds of people joined the effort to help raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer's disease in Kentucky.

  • United Way Youth Day of Caring coming Nov. 8

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Power of Youth Council is organizing the United Way "Youth Day of Caring" Nov. 8.

    Junior- and senior-high school youth from churches, schools, scout groups, 4-H groups, etc. are all invited to assist local non-profit organizations around the county with hands on volunteer projects.

  • We all have a role in preventing domestic violence

    October has been designated Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence Awareness Month was first observed nationally in 1987. Domestic violence is a serious crime. It is no longer ignored or thought of as a "family matter" to be worked out at home. Domestic violence affects numerous families right here in Perry County.

  • A college student's look back at summer

    Editor's Note: Emily Backer wrote this reflection on her summer, including time spent as a volunteer in the offices of the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bur-eau and Perry County Development Corp.

    The summer between one's junior and senior years of college is a pivotal one. Most students either take an amazing but unpaid - as all the good ones seem to be - internship in a big city.

  • 'Paranormal Activity' lives up to its hype

    "Paranormal Activity" is a low-budget, horror sensation about a young couple, Micah and Katie, who decide to film themselves to get evidence of their haunting.

    Micah seems to find the whole situation funny while Katie takes it quite seriously. Of course, things start to get creepy. While this might sound like the setup to a ghost-hunter TV show, it's actually a great setup for a truly freaky movie.

  • PC teams, Goffinet place 2nd in regional

    MARENGO—Perry Central’s boys and girls cross country teams each placed second in the 10-team Crawford County regional Saturday, thus advancing to this week’s Brown County semistate.

    The top five teams in each race qualified for the semistate. Tell City’s girls team just missed qualifying, finishing one point behind fifth-place New Albany.

    “I knew it’d be close between us and New Albany,” said Tell City Coach Katie Chinn. “We’d only run against them once—we beat them in the North Harrison invitational.”

  • Marksmen favored to beat Crawford County

    TELL CITY—After upsetting Forest Park last week, Tell City’s football team will be favored to win its second game in a row when the Marksmen host Crawford County in the first round of the Class 2A sectional Friday at 6:30 p.m.

    Crawford County is 0-9 and has given up an average of 34.1 points per game while scoring only 9.7 points per game.

    Among 318 football teams in the state, the Wolfpack are ranked 308th in Jeff Sagarin’s computer rankings with a 16.61 rating.

  • PC, Blackhawks to meet again

    FRENCH LICK—Barring another flash flood, Springs Valley will finally get to host Perry Central for a football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.

    The two were scheduled to play at Springs Valley Oct. 9, but flooding that week left the Blackhawks’ field under three feet of water.

    So the game was moved to Perry Central and played the next game. Because it was supposed to be the Blackhawks’ final regular-season home game, they held their senior day at Perry Central.

  • Tell City clips Rangers in OT

    TELL CITY—Trent Gunn threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Trent Benningfield on first down in overtime as Tell City beat Forest Park 21-20 in PAC football Friday.

    Forest Park had gone on offense first in overtime and had scored on third down on a 15-yard pass from Grant Welp to Kyle Schwinghamer.

    The Rangers, who don’t have a strong place-kicker, tried for a two-point conversion, but their pass fell incomplete.

    Benningfield’s touchdown then tied the game, so all Tell City had to do to win was kick the extra point.