Today's News

  • Perry Central wins 2 of 3 games

    PAOLI—Perry Central rallied for three runs in the sixth inning and one in the seventh to beat Paoli 5-4 in PLAC softball Monday.
    The Commodores trailed 4-1 after five innings. Then “we gave them a couple of pep talks and they really picked it up,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We’re starting to play like we should.”
    Brittany Parker went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central’s 11-hit attack.

  • Tell City falls to Pats, Bears

    LINCOLN CITY—Tyler Ward pitched a one-hitter as Heritage Hills shut out Tell City 9-0 in PAC baseball Monday.
    Spenser Deom singled for Tell City’s only hit.
    “Tyler Ward threw a very nice ballgame for Heritage Hills,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He was throwing strike one consistently, struck out 11, and really was impressive tonight.

  • Commodores repulse Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Bryce Ridener pitched a four-hitter with last-out relief help as Perry Central beat Paoli 4-2 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.
    Ridener struck out four and walked three in 6 2/3 innings.
    He shut out the Rams until the sixth inning, when they scored one run.
    They added another run in the seventh and had the bases loaded with two outs when freshman Jaron Underhill relieved Ridener.

  • Waninger medalist in match with Perry Central, Jasper

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s Mason Waninger shot a 1-over-par 36 for medalist honors in a three-team boys golf match Monday.
    Tell City counted only two players’ scores so it did not have a team score. Jasper won with 166 strokes and Perry Central shot 201.
    Nic Pierrard shot 46 to lead Perry Central and Zach James shot 49.
    Coby Aders shot 50 and Lucas Kelly 56 to complete the Commodores’ scoring. Eric Schepers was their fifth man with 60.
    Damian Harney shot 53 to lead Tell City.

  • Hospital’s 1950 opening drew thousands of visitors

    Editor’s note: This account of the October 1950 opening of Perry County Memorial Hospital was taken from the Tell City News’ archives. Thousands of people attended an open house for the new facility. Sixty-five years later, a new generation of Perry Countians will tour their new hospital Saturday and Sunday.

  • PCMH Health Care Heroes

    Over the next couple of weeks, the News will profile some of the caring people who staff Perry County Memorial Hospital and who will make the transition from their current offices and work areas to the new facility.  In keeping with hospital guidelines on employee privacy and security, we are using only their first names.


  • Foundation has supported hospital for decades

    An ancient Chinese proverb states, “If you want happiness for a lifetime, help the next generation.”

    By soliciting funds to promote the improvement of the facilities and services of Perry County Memorial Hospital, the Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation Inc. helps to ensure the hospital will continue to provide quality patient care for generations to come. 

  • Public invited to tour soon-to-open facility

    Perry County Memorial Hospital’s board of trustees, its administration and staff will welcome visitors to the community’s new hospital during weekend open houses Saturday and Sunday.

    The hospital will be open for tours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, and from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 3.

  • Perry County’s pride: A strong local hospital, great schools

    Quality of life is a phrase most of our readers have read several times in regards to our community. Quality of life refers to how we perceive our community and how likely we are to be happy living or working here – or how likely we are to make Perry County a new home.

  • Court and Police Records; April 30



    • Erin M. Smith, 23, of 2 Lausanne Court, Tell City, April 25, on preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license.

    She was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $805.

    • Timothy R. Smith, 31, of 1837 12th St., Tell City, April 25, on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $205 bail.