Today's News

  • Castle overwhelms Tell City

    TELL CITY—Castle won 12 of 16 events to beat Tell City 92-40 in boys track Wednesday.
    “We had some amazing performances and still got second in a couple of things,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “We had our best times in all three relays and lost all three of them.”
    Tell City’s David McDaniel high jumped 6 feet, 4 inches to move into third place on Tell City’s all-time honor roll for that event but placed second.

  • PC wins PLAC preview

    MARENGO—Despite injuries and holding a couple of distance runners out of some races to rest them for an invitational Saturday, Perry Central was able to win a boys track meet featuring the top four PLAC teams Thurs-day.
    Perry Central scored 69 points, Paoli 63, Mitchell 54, and Crawford County 42.
    “I thought Paoli might have got us,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “We had a pretty off night in the field events.

  • Commodores nip Raiders

    LEOPOLD—Justin Hagan drove in two runs as Perry Central beat Southridge 6-5 in baseball Wednesday.
    Hagan hit a triple in the fourth inning to score Trent Brown, who led off the inning with a double, putting the Commodores ahead 6-4.
    Seven players each had one hit for Perry Central. But “this time we were able to string some hits together and get some run support for Stephen (Hayes, Perry Central’s starting pitcher),” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • Marksmen beat North

    TELL CITY—Trent Gunn hit two triples and drove in four runs as Tell City beat Evansville North 8-6 in baseball Wednesday.
    North outhit Tell City 7-5. But the Marksmen put their hits together better and also took advantage of five walks as they had two three-run innings. The second one came in the sixth inning after they fell behind 6-5 in the top of the inning.
    Brian Arnold drew two walks to go with a single and scored three runs for Tell City. Dayne Seibert drove in two runs.

  • Marksmen shut out Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Josalyn Ress pitched a three-hitter and Tell City had 10 hits to beat Perry Central 10-0 in girls softball Wednesday.

  • Cash – Colston

    Calvin and Betty Cash of Tell City, parents of Amity Renee Cash, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter to Joseph Dale Colston of Evansville, son of Alex and Theresa Colston of Evansville.

    The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2001 graduate of Vincennes University with an associate’s degree in funeral service.
    She is the funeral director and director of operations at Browning Funeral Home in Evansville.

  • Planting with a Master

    Master Gardner Lynn Rice instructed Cannelton city schools Healthy Minds-Healthy After School Program.

    Rice was assisted by personnel from the Purdue Extension Agency. They planted bib and butter lettuce, radishes, onion sets and broccoli. Students were instructed on soil preparation, proper watering and planting procedures, growing times and climate zones. Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies is sponsored by the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee through a grant.

  • Junior Achievement of Perry County wins economic-education grant

    PERRY COUNTY – Junior Achievement of Perry County announced that it has received a grant to empower area high-school students to acquire skills that will enable them to determine their future economic success, thanks to a sponsorship of MetLife Foundation.
    Junior Achievement of Perry County is one of only 16 JA operations worldwide to receive this year’s MetLife Foundation grant to support the implementation of JA Exploring Economics.

  • Community Events, April 18

    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.

  • COLUMN: Sheriff offers department update

    By LEE CHESTNUT, Guest Columnist

    I wanted to take this time to let you know how things are going within the sheriff’s department. A transition period is always the busiest and several changes are being made and the staff is working extremely hard.

    I would like to provide you with an update of how things are going with the jail. There have been a few changes made to provide for better security and safety for the public, the jail staff and the inmates.