Today's News

  • 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.

  • Hay - Thomas

    Chelsea Hay and Colton Thomas of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joe and Pam Hay of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of Tony and Julie Thomas of Tell City.

    Miss Hay is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2014 graduate of Henderson Community College.

    She is employed with Perry County Memorial Hospital as a registered nurse.

    Mr. Thomas is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School.

    He is employed at Thomas Glass and More.

  • Social News; May 11

    THE DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA will host a mother-daughter-friend carry-in dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in the St. Paul Catholic Church parish hall. The circle will furnish the meat and drinks and the committee for refreshments will be in charge of desserts. Committee members are Dorothy Steen, Carol Smith, Colleen Smith, Jean Schulthise and Mary Seibert.