Today's News

  • TC hits free throws (yes, free throws) to defeat Pike Central

    Sports Editor

    PETERSBURG—Tell City boys basketball coach John Hayes told Pike Central Coach Kyle Runyan before Friday’s game that his team was hitting only 51 percent of its free throws.
    Runyan didn’t believe Hayes after the Marksmen hit 23 of 28 (82.1 percent) to beat Pike Central 55-40.
    Even Hayes could hardly believe it.
    “We’d be 11-5 now (instead of 5-11) if we’d hit free throws like that every game,” he said.

  • FEB. 7 UPDATE - Body of woman found near Indian Lake identified

    UPDATE, MONDAY, FEB. 7, 9 A.M.:  The body of a woman found Friday at Indian Lake has been identified as that of Ginger L. Schnepp, 38, of Owensboro, Ky.

    Police said an autopsy was conducted Saturday morning and results will determine the cause of death. Sgt. Chad Dick, public-information officer for the Jasper Indiana State Police post, said no foul play is suspected.

  • Church News, Feb. 3

    St. Boniface to host spaghetti dinner
    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a spaghetti dinner at the church from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12.
    The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites neighbors and friends to celebrate Saint Valentine with an evening of good food and live entertainment.
    Spaghetti dinners will cost $8 for adults and $5 for children. Proceeds will benefit the facilities and grounds of historic St. Boniface Church.
    The parish center is located on Highway 545, south of the church.

  • Monk professes solemn vows at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Brother Francis de Sales Wagner OSB professed solemn vows as a Benedictine monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in a ceremony Jan. 25 in the Archabbey Church.

    Wagner is a native of Findlay, Ohio, where he attended Liberty-Benton High School and was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Parish. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University in 1988.

  • Angelus to perform at St. Meinrad Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – A concert of sacred music by the group Angelus will be performed in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church at 3 p.m. Sunday.
    Angelus is a group of six young women from Mount Vernon Senior High School who are dedicated to the performance of sacred music from varied religious traditions and historical periods. They perform music ranging from medieval chant to the American sacred harp tradition and contemporary Irish sacred music.

  • First UMC hosts special Sunday service

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church in Tell City is gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday with a special pre-game worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday.

    The service will include a message “God’s Playbook” by Pastor Andy Payton and special music “Drop Kick Me Jesus, Through the Goalposts of Life” by the Chancel Choir.
    Pre-game activities will begin at 4 p.m. with soup, snacks, games and movies for children.

  • Community News, Feb. 3

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Perry Central crown homecoming queen, king

    Perry Central High School students voted Megan Hedinger and Ian Bashor their homecoming queen and king before the home basketball game against Crawford County Jan. 28.

  • Homecoming royalty crowned

    Jennifer Dartt was crowned queen and Charles Northener voted homecoming king Jan. 28 at Cannelton High School’s homecoming ceremony held between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games in Cannelton.


  • Cub Scout racers

    Cub Scout Pack 191 held its Raingutter Regatta boat race Sunday, Jan. 16 at Perry Central schools. Each Cub Scout assembled and decorated a sailboat for the race.