Today's News

  • Bulldogs split two games

    CANNELTON—Sarah Powers had 21 points, 12 rebounds, 10 steals and seven assists as Cannelton beat Christian Academy of Indiana 68-44 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Powers recorded only the third statistical triple double in team history and was just three assists short of the first quadruple double.
    Taylor Lawalin and Sammie James each added 12 points and Allicyn Garrett scored 11.
    James grabbed nine rebounds and Garrett eight to back Powers in that department. Cannelton outrebounded the Warriors 44-38.
    The Bulldogs hit 27 of 34 free throws.

  • Tell City boys 3rd in PAC

    LYNNVILLE—Despite having just eight boys, Tell City won five of the 12 events to finish third in the PAC boys swim meet Saturday.

  • Wolfpack pounces on Marksmen early

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Crawford County scored the first 10 points off Tell City turnovers and defeated the Marksmen 71-48 in boys basketball Saturday.
    “Our start tonight killed us,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “That’s a pretty big hole for us  to have to dig out of. The turnovers killed us.”
    Tell City turned it over 18 times—five times on its first six possessions. Crawford County had 10 turnovers.   

  • Perry Central dumps Mitchell

    Sports Editor

    MITCHELL—Trent Brown and Tanner Cassidy’s fourth-quarter scoring helped Perry Central pull away to a 53-44 PLAC boys basketball win over Mitchell Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed most of the first half but took a 22-20 halftime lead on two three-point baskets by Garrett Miller late in the second quarter.
    The Commodores led the rest of the game but had trouble putting the Bluejackets away.

  • Tell City dominates PAC girls swim meet

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City won 11 of 12 events Saturday to win the PAC girls swim meet for the third year in a row.

  • Community News, Jan. 27

    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.

    Beta Sigma Phi to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Schergans Center in Tell City.
    Hostesses will be Pam Kreig, Mary Snyder and Kim Zellers.

  • Senate District 47 legislative survey available online

    INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Richard D. Young, Jr. (D-Milltown) has announced that the 2011 legislative survey for Senate District 47 is now available online at www.IN.gov/s47. Young is seeking input from his constituents on a variety of issues that are anticipated to come before the 2011 General Assembly.
    Included in the survey are questions on spending priorities for the state budget, retail sale of alcohol on Sundays and banning smoking in public places. Constituents are asked to complete the online survey by Jan. 31.

  • PCMH to offer free CPR sessions

    TELL CITY – To celebrate American Heart Month in February, Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer an American Heart Association CPR class, “Family and Friends,” that will be free to the community.
    Adult, child and infant CPR and choking rescue skills will be demonstrated and practiced during these sessions. No testing will be required.
    This class is for anyone 10 years and older, who desires to learn CPR skills and does not need a certification card.

  • Cannelton Homecoming set for Friday

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School will crown its 2011 Homecoming royalty during a ceremony Friday between the junior varsity and varsity games, at approximately 7:15 p.m.

    Queen candidates
    Jennifer Dartt is the daughter of Rebecca Wilson and David Dartt. She has been a member of Directions, chorus and art clubs for four years, Spanish club for three years and student council and National Honor Society for two years.
    Dartt plans to attend the University of Southern Indiana and major in English and minor in theater.

  • Business notes, Jan. 27

    Verizon adds new cell site in St. Croix
    ST. CROIX – Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in the Perry County community of St. Croix that improves voice and data coverage. Coverage is also improved on Interstate 64 between County Road 219 and County Road 9.