Today's News

  • Tell City volleyball conditioning starts

    TELL CITY – Fall conditioning for Tell City’s varsity volleyball team is being held 9 to 11 a.m. each day in the school’s auxiliary gymnasium starting Monday, July 25.
    Anyone planning to play volleyball this fall should attend. Any players who can’t make it this week because of vacation, etc., may call Coach Dalonda Hayes at 812-430-2832.

  • Tell City football team ahead of last year’s pace

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City had a young football team last year and played most of the season under a head coach who was not in charge during preseason practices.
    The Marksmen are ahead of the game on both counts this year.
    Josh Teague, who was promoted to head coach after Ronnie Robinson resigned two games into last season, has been in charge of workouts all summer. And the team has 12 seniors after finishing with just four last season.

  • Tell City basketball team still young

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—New Tell City boys basketball coach Matt Lynch has been impressed with the Marksmen’s talent level and how quickly they have learned his system this summer.
    “They’ve been great,” he said Friday. “They’ve picked up a lot of things a lot faster than I expected.”

  • Tri-State Service improves to 8-0

    TELL CITY—Tri-State Service & Maintenance scored three runs in the sixth inning to pull away from EverBody’s Fitness Center 6-2 in Tell City Women’s Softball League action Tuesday.
    Tri-State beat Medcalf Construction 20-0 later that night to raise its season record to 8-0 with two games left.
    Casi Hay went 3 for 4 with a double in the win over EverBody’s.
    Dria Oxley, Jennifer Coyle and Lacey Hawkins each added two hits.
    Kelly Hubert had two of EverBody’s five hits.

  • Rockport wins regional

    ROCKPORT—Tell City graduate Hunter raised his record to 7-0 as Rockport beat Princeton 12-2 to win its American Legion baseball regional Sunday.

  • CHS Hall of Famers interacted with each other

    The upcoming first class of Cannelton High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame spans a wide time frame, with William “Buddy” Bennett starting his high school career in the 1930s and Kathy Alvey playing her entire high school career in the 1980s.
    But still it appears that all five of the Hall of Famers interacted with all the others at some level.
    Alvey mentioned Monday that Bennett, then serving as Cannelton’s Summer Recreation Director, gave her her first baseball uniform when she was 7.

  • Sturgeon, Hafele, Alvey, Dickerson, Bennett named to Cannelton Hall of Fame

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Marvin Sturgeon, Joe Hafele, Kathy Alvey, William “Buddy” Bennett and Bill Dickerson were selected Sunday as the first members of Cannelton High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
    Their induction ceremony has tentatively been set for Dec. 17, the day of Cannelton’s holiday basketball tourneys.
    Under the newly formed Hall’s bylaws, Sturgeon was an automatic selection for winning an IHSAA state title.

  • Local leader wins statewide award

    TELL CITY – Erin Emerson is a winner of the 2016 Community Builders Award by Evergreen Leadership. Fifteen leaders from across Indiana received this award based on their commitment to their communities, exemplary workplace leadership, and desire to collaborate with like-minded peers.

  • More thoughts on the Gen. Lafayette story




    On June 30, The Perry County News printed a guest column titled “Give Historical Credit Where Credit Is Due.”

    The subject of this article involves the 1825 shipwreck of the steamboat Mechanic in which Revolutionary War Hero General Marquis de Lafayette was a passenger. Mr. Saalman, the author, implies that Lafayette never traveled to the Perry County side of the river during the time he was stranded because of the wreck.

  • STEM-ulating experiments