Today's News

  • Bear Hollow event features chain-saw carving

    ST. CROIX — Chain-saw carvers from around the country will come to southern Indiana Sept. 18-20 to show their skills carving intricate designs from blocks of woods using only a chain saw. The competition and demonstration is the highlight of the annual Bear Hollow Fall Fest, which is expected to attract 15,000 people.

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  • Fall Sports Extravaganza Wednesday

    TELL CITY - The Tell City High School Fall Sports Extravaganza will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with a parade.

    The route will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets, continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.

    A pep rally will follow at Legion Field at the conclusion of the parade. The Pep Club, who sponsors the event, encourages the community to support this event.

  • Horse show set for Oct. 3

    BRANCHVILLE - The Branchville Conservation Club will hold a horse show Oct. 3. The show begins at 4 p.m. with port chop dinners available at 3 p.m.

    Perry Central High School FFA members will sell desserts. Also, for a $5 donation, the public will receive a ticket for a chance to win a 2009 Chevy Silverado.


  • Schools welcome new teachers

    PERRY COUNTY - The students and staffs at Cannelton City Schools, Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. Schools and Perry Central Community School are welcoming new teachers and administrators. Here is a short bio for Perry County's newest educators.

    Brandi Springer

    Brandi Springer joins Perry Central Elementary School as its newest first-grade teacher.

  • Falling Leaves bike tour set for Sept. 26

    PERRY COUNTY - Perry County Parks and Recreation, Blue Heron Vineyards and the River Valley Bicycle Club announce their annual Falling Leaves Bicycle Ride Saturday, Sept. 26.

    The tour includes routes of 100, 80, 40 and 15 miles that travel through the scenery of Perry and Spencer County, at times through the Hoosier National Forest and along the Ohio River. The past few years, this ride was called Bridge-to-Bridge.

    The rides begin and end at Blue Heron Farm at 7757 Indiana 66 E , just one mile from Rocky Point at the junction of Deer Creek Road (County Road 5).

  • Commodore boys 6th in Martinsville meet

    MARTINSVILLE—Competing against some of the top teams in the state, Perry Central placed all its scorers in the top 40 to finish sixth in a 15-team boys cross country invitational Saturday.

    “We had a pretty good day,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “We were only six points from fifth and nine points from fourth.

    “Martinsville was the only team from our semistate that beat us, and I was pleased with how we competed with them.

  • Titans, Patriots beat Tell City

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.

    In a battle of two of the top young No. 1 singles players in the conference, Heritage Hills sophomore Dylan Anderson beat Tell City freshman Anjan Kashyab 6-1, 7-5.

    Zane Young defeated Greg Hollinden 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 singles and Luke Zarnoth beat Chris Kohnert 6-1, 7-6 (7-3) in No. 3.

    Josh Hancock and Kyle Kaufman beat Mike Richmer and Trent Wheatley 6-3, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.

  • PC goes 1-3 at Barr-Reeve

    MONTGOMERY—Jessica Huber made eight kills and six digs as Perry Central beat Princeton 25-20, 18-25, 15-12 in Barr-Reeve’s volleyball tourney Saturday.

    That was the Commodores’ only win of the day, as they earlier lost to Mater Dei 25-16, 25-16, to Wes-Del 25-12, 25-13, and to Linton-Stockton 25-21, 25-19.

    Victoria Lutgring added six kills and Megan Hedinger and Olivia Schroeder each made five against Princeton.

    Hedinger made four blocks and Ashley Gengelbach added three.

  • Patriots hold off Tell City

    TELL CITY—A few untimely mistakes hurt Tell City in a 23-25, 25-15, 18-25, 25-19, 15-4 PAC volleyball loss to Heritage Hills Tuesday.

    “It was probably the best match we’ve played,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “I felt like we hustled, set the right people, and the passing was there.”

    But an occasional serve-reception error or lack of communication hurt the Marksmen in the second- and fourth-game losses.