Today's News

  • Vikings go inside to pull away from TC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—North Posey used a strong inside game to pull away from Tell City late in the first half and beat the Marksmen 59-41 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City trailed only 21-18 after Shane Weedman hit 1 of 2 free throws with 1:53 left in the second quarter.
    At that point Tell City had outshot the Vikings from the field 42.9 percent to 35.0 percent.

  • Cassidy propels PC past Tecumseh

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Strong team defense and a strong all-around game by Tanner Cassidy carried Perry Central past Tecumseh 53-39 in boys basketball Tuesday.

  • Education News, Feb. 21

    TC Renaissance class to hold annual yard sale March 12
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance class has scheduled its annual yard sale for March 12 in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena. The sale will be held from 6 a.m. to noon.
    Those attending are asked to enter through Gate 3 off of Tell Street.
    Items available will include women’s, men’s and children’s apparel, household items, home décor, toys, two computer printers, an air hockey table and a variety of books.

  • Johnson named to dean’s list with honors at Lee University

    CLEVELAND, Tenn. – Kailey Johnson of Troy was named to the dean’s list with honors at Lee University for the fall 2010 semester.

    Students with a semester grade-point average of 3.9 or higher are named to the dean’s lists with honors.
    Johnson is the daughter of Mike and Natalie Johnson of Troy.
    Lee University is a comprehensive four-year liberal arts university located in Cleveland, Tenn.

  • Lookadoo offers words of wisdom to TC students

    This article was provided to The News by Victoria Yuen and Kayla Galloway
    TELL CITY – The students of Tell City Junior-Senior High School were honored to have Justin Lookadoo, a professional speaker and best-selling author, speak to them Feb. 7 in the school’s auditorium.

  • Community events, Feb. 21

    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.

  • Arts grant panelists sought in the region

    PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Arts Commission and Arts Region 11 are seeking representatives to serve as panelists for the FY2012 Regional Initiative Grants to Organizations review process. These individuals will review applications for state arts funding for nonprofit organizations in their regions. A panelist will be selected from each of the six counties that make up Region 11; Perry, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Orange and Martin.

  • Remembering Ronald Reagan’s visit

    The celebration of Ronald Reagan’s birthday this month reminded Jim Crawford, right, of Reagan’s visit to Tell City in March 1955.

  • COLUMN: State education system needs reform

    MARCIA DAUBY, Guest Columnist

    After reading a recent opinion piece in the paper, I felt compelled to offer another view. I am very excited and hopeful teachers will be held accountable and their performance “graded.”

    Any teacher can show up at school at 6:45 a.m. My question is do these teachers let parents know they are there at that time? The answer is no.

  • COLUMN: Nature and nighttime intruders

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    Looking back, it wasn’t that close of a call, though the nighttime encounter could have been disastrous.

    Returning home Thursday night, I found an intruder on the sidewalk leading from the garage to my house.