Today's News

  • Wood Memorial overtakes Tell City

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial scored the last two goals to beat Tell City 2-1 in boys soccer Tuesday.

  • TC sweeps singles to top Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Tell City swept the singles matches to beat Crawford County 3-2 in boys tennis Thursday.

  • Patriots hold off Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Losing an epic first game seemed to take the wind out of Perry Central’s sails as the Commodores fell to Heritage Hills 30-28, 25-14, 25-18 in volleyball Thursday.

  • Marksmen outhit Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Tell City improved its hitting after the first game to beat Crawford County 22-25, 25-4, 25-11, 25-22 in volleyball Wednesday.

  • Southridge defeats Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s defense gave up big plays in a 25-3 PAC football loss to Southridge Friday.

  • Perry Central runs to win over Trojans

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central’s running game beat Wood Memorial’s passing game for  a 49-12 football victory Friday.

  • Weekend paintball war: Local cops 2, editor 0

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    A round of paintballing with some of Perry County generally peaceable police officers left me smarting last week. All I can say is that I received no justice.

    I began the day optimistic that I was going to hold my own in a few rounds of paintball with Tell City cops and state troopers. I sulked home that night with bruises to my legs, arms and shoulder. My battle wounds included a swollen testicle and while that may be too much information, the worst damage was done to my ego.

  • Working together, we can defeat breast cancer

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, groups and organizations will raise funds to combat this disease, but the month is about more than just fundraising and pink ribbons. It’s about remembering those lost and honoring those who have fought and won the battle. And it’s about helping women understand the risks of this horrible and painful cancer.

  • Deputies close in on thefts of ATVs

    CANNELTON – As this issue of The News was being prepared Friday, Perry County Sheriff’s Deputies were preparing to arrest people allegedly involved in a string of thefts of ATVs and other recreational vehicles from the area around Rocky Point.

    Details were not available Friday afternoon, but Chief Deputy Lee Chestnut said other deputies had worked through the night on the case.

  • Hometown Heroes

    Tell City Patrolman Roger Smith received one of several individual awards Wednesday as Oakwood Health Campus hosted its Hometown Heroes Program to honor the men and women who care for and help protect the community. Smith, who received the award from Rebecca Fenn, was recognized for his service as a police officer, rescue-squad member, part-time emergency-medical technician and deputy coroner.