Today's News

  • New principal: School’s opening, transition smooth

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “I just got to luck into a smooth transition,” Sara Maas told Tell City-Troy Township School Board members at a regular meeting Tuesday. The new William Tell Elementary School principal had just told them a back-to-school cookout was “extremely successful,” with hot weather and crowding the only problems identified by parents.

  • New Harmony outserves Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Missed serves hurt Cannelton in a 25-22, 25-18, 27-25 volleyball loss to New Harmony Saturday.

    Allicyn Garrett served six aces and made five kills to lead Cannelton.
    Sarah Powers added four kills and eight digs. Leah Mascolo made six digs and served four aces, and Taylor Lawalin and Sammie James each had five assists.
    New Harmony also won the junior varsity match in straight sets.
    Cannelton, 0-7 in varsity and 0-4 in JV, will host Rock Creek Christian Academy Friday at 5 p.m.

  • Marksmen 7th in PAC tourney

    OAKLAND CITY—Amber Fentress shot her best round of the season but Tell City finished seventh among seven teams in the PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.

  • Commodores place 2nd in Evansville tourney

    EVANSVILLE—A balanced spiking attack helped Perry Central place second in Evansville Central’s eight-team volleyball tourney Saturday.

  • Perry Central 2nd in Brown County meets

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central, competing without its top runner, still finished second among 14 teams in the smaller-school division of Brown County’s girls cross country invitational Saturday.

  • Tell City wins tourney; also beats Forest Park

    CORYDON—Strong serving and passing and more balanced hitting helped Tell City win a five-team, round-robin volleyball tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City may match up better with Perry Central this season

    LEOPOLD—First-year Tell City football coach Travis Atwell will experience his first intra-county rivalry when the Marksmen visit Perry Central Friday at 7 p.m.

  • PC boys, girls second in Lincoln Trail meet

    TELL CITY—With all five of its scorers placing in the top 20 in each race, Perry Central finished second in the Lincoln Trail Invitational boys and girls cross country races Tuesday.

  • Birthdays, Sept. 16 - Sept. 22

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    September 17

  • Marvin and Norma Rogier

    Marvin and Norma Jean Rogier of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding an-niversary, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010.
    Mr. Rogier married the former Norma Solbrig Sept. 17, 1960, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. The Rev. Raymond Moll of-ficiated.
    The couple has two children, Greg Rogier of Tell City and Marty Rogier of Leopold. They also have five grandchildren, Zachary, Ab-by, Trent and Troy Rogier and the late Amber Rogier.
    Mr. Rogier is a retired boilermaker and Mrs. Rogier is retired from the county auditor’s office.