Today's News

  • Kennedy Shay Rogers

    Courtney McDaniel and Preston Rogers announce the birth of their daughter, Kennedy Shay Rogers. She was born Dec. 6, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. She weighed 5 pounds and 7 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda McDaniel of Tell City and Robert McDaniel of Rockport.

    Paternal grandparents are Lisa Richardson of Troy and Thomas Rogers of Panama City, Fla.

  • Church News; Feb. 4

    Cajun dinner at Tell City UMC


    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a Cajun dinner to celebrate Mardi Gras Tuesday, Feb. 9. They will offer your choice of gumbo or jambalaya with Cajun cornbread, drinks and desserts for $8 or gumbo and jambalaya with sides for $10. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and will end at 7 p.m. Carry-outs are available.

  • Class 2A sectional more open than usual

    None of Perry County’s girls basketball teams will be favored to win a sectional this week, though the Class 2A sectional at Forest Park is as wide open as it has been.
    But a coach with ties to Tell City’s coaching staff is favored to win the Class A title at Springs Valley.
    Among the 2A sectional teams, Forest Park, Mater Dei and North Posey are receiving votes in the Class 2A state coaches poll.

  • Wolfpack tops PC girls

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit 34.1 percent from the field in a 46-40 girls basketball loss to Crawford County Friday.
    “Crawford County used an aggressive 2-3 zone and a soft 1-3-1 to throw us out of sync,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We never got into a good offensive pattern and seemed to rush open shots.
    “We missed a lot of shots at the rim and missed too many threes (hitting only 3 of 12 from beyond the arc).”
    After trailing 26-19 at halftime, the Commodores pulled within four points early in the fourth quarter.

  • Wolfpack outshoots Perry Central

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County outshot Perry Central from the field 53.9 percent to 43.9 percent to beat the Commodores 61-48 in boys basketball Friday night.
    Perry Central’s Trey Mullis hit a three-pointer to put the Commodores up 28-25 with 6:30 left in the third quarter.
    Crawford County went on a 9-1 run as Tyrell Nickelson made a layup and a Brady Carlton hit a three-point shot from the top of the key.

  • Trojans trip Tell City

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Wood Memorial used a strong inside game to defeat Tell City 65-55 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Trojans hit 58.8 percent (20 of 34) from the field, including a blistering 64.0 percent (16 of 25) from two-point range.
    Walter Nurrenbern and Jacob Jarboe did most of the damage from within five feet of the basket.
    Nurrenbern led the Trojans with 23 points on 9 of 13 field-goal shooting and Jarboe added 10 points on 4 of 6 shooting.

  • Commodores’ strong game falls just short

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had its best game of the season in turnovers and free-throw shooting and led much of the way but lost to Orleans 46-42 in PLAC boys basketball Wednesday.
    The Commodores committed only six turnovers and hit 75.0 percent of their 16 free throws.
    Trey Mullis hit two three-pointer and a backdoor layup as they jumped to an 8-0 lead in the first four minutes.

  • Blackhawks go inside to conquer Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley used an inside attack to hit 57.5 percent from the field and beat Cannelton 68-50 in boys basketball Friday.
    Springs Valley Coach Rick Scholl told the Blackhawks he wanted to shoot layups and they did. Twenty of their 23 field goals came from within five feet of the basket.
    All 15 were from that distance as they built a 35-20 lead with 3:24 left in the third quarter. Then after a timeout Zach Carnes hit a 10-footer from the elbow.

  • Judge said he plans to rule for Tell City in annexation case

    TELL CITY – Special Judge William Weikert announced Monday he will rule for the city of Tell City in a lawsuit brought by landowners fighting annexation. However, Weikert also said he plans to issue a stay that would prevent the city from formally annexing the 1,776 acres until his decision is reviwed by the Indiana Court of Appeals.


  • Steve Bennett elected president of Peoples Trust & Savings Bank

    BOONVILLE – The Board of Directors of Peoples Trust & Savings Bank, Boonville, has announced the election of Steve M. Bennett has its new president. Bennett started with the bank in 2006 as its head of operations. In addition to being president, Bennett will also retain the title of chief operating officer. His new role was effective Jan. 27. Bennett has nearly 27 years of banking experience.