Today's News

  • Humane society wants cans

    PERRY COUNTY - The Humane Society of Perry County wants aluminum cans it can sell to raise funds for its spay-neuter program. Anyone who'd like to contribute can call Glenn Markiewicz at 547-5608.

  • Drives replenish food banks

    TELL CITY - Wal-Mart, Catholic Charities and United Way of Perry County invite community organizations, churches and businesses to help fight hunger in Perry County by organizing canned-food drives in March and April. The groups are also hosting a Can Creations Challenge for the community.

  • State launches federal stimulus Web site

    INDIANAPOLIS - The state of Indiana has launched a Web site to provide information about the federal stimulus package and use of the funds in Indiana.

    INvest.in.gov provides information about the federal legislation and has a frequently asked questions section as well as links to announcements that are made in Indiana.

  • Federal funds coming to LHDC, port authority

    PERRY COUNTY — Federal funding included in a Fiscal Year 2009 omnibus appropriations bill is on its way to Lincoln Hills Development Corp. and the Perry County Port Authority, Rep. Baron Hill's office announced last week.

    President Barack Obama signed the bill, which includes $380,000 for the Perry County Port Authority to replace two rail bridges and $95,000 for Lincoln Hills Development Corp. to complete renovations and improvements on its Main Street headquarters in Tell City.

  • Marksmen have three repeat MVP winners

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton, Dylan Froehlich and Lauren Goffinet were repeat Most Valuable Player award winners at Tell City’s winter sports banquet Monday.

    Clayton won the boys swimming MVP award for the second year in a row.

    Froehlich won the wrestling MVP award outright after sharing it with Greg Batie last year.

    Goffinet won the girls basketball MVP award outright after sharing it with Kara McClintic last year.

    Andy Chinn was named the boys basketball MVP and Chelsea Malone received the girls swimming MVP award.

  • Goffinet holds own in top 60

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City senior Lauren Goffinet hit the winning shot in one of her scrimmages in Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s top 60 girls workout Sunday.

    Goffinet was one of 28 players from the northern and southern parts of the state participating in the first session of the workout.

    After about 20 minutes of drills, the players were divided into four teams of seven. Each team then scrimmaged each of the other three for 10 minutes with a running clock.

  • Kieser champion as Tell City 4th in PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—J.R. Kieser won the 120-pound title to lead Tell City to fourth place in the nine-team PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.

    Gibson Southern won the team title with 299 points. Tell City scored 255.

    Paul Heldring of Pike Central scored a takedown against Kieser in the finals. But Kieser turned a second-period roll into a reversal and pinned Heldring in 1:48.

    Kieser pinned Tony Rickard of North Posey in 2:55 in the first round and beat Tony Allen of Gibson Southern 4-2 in the semifinals to finish the season 14-9.

  • Highway 37 crash claims life of 17-year-old

    ST. MARKS - A three-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Perry Central High School student Monday afternoon.

    Hannah J. Hudson, 17, died of massive injuries at the scene after her car was rear-ended on Indiana 37, spun into oncoming traffic and was struck by a tractor-trailer.

  • Network will track athletes' concussions

    TELL CITY - Dr. Gene Ress hopes no high-school athlete in Indiana will ever again be released from medical care until a physician has determined he or she is free from any danger associated with a concussion, he said Tuesday.

    A fixture on Tell City High School fields and courts, the physician is also a school-board member, and was speaking at a regular meeting of that body.

  • Fitness-program launch sends crowd to TCHS