Today's News

  • “Once Upon A Mattress” performances May 8-10

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central High School will present its spring musical, “One Upon A Mattress,” next weekend. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 and at 3 p.m. Mother’s Day, May 10, with concessions provided by the PC Band Boosters.

    Co-directed by Jana Faith and Lisa Crook, “Once Upon A Mattress” is an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.”

  • Church News; April 30

    St. Boniface fundraiser 5K set for Sunday, May 17

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a fundraiser 5K run-walk Sunday, May 17. 

    The race will begin at 8 a.m. at the St. Boniface Parish Center. Pre-registration is $15 per person now through May 16 and $20 per person on race day. Registration forms are available online at www.sbfulda.org.

  • Potter Nita Claise wins best of show
  • William Tell Elementary names third nine-weeks honor students

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School has announced students earning academic honors.

    Students earning all A’s were awarded distinguished honors and students earning a combination of A’s and B’s were awarded honors.

  • Social News; April 30

    MARY HACKEL was hostess to her monthly bunco club Monday evening. Winners were Charlotte Harpenau, Mary Hackel, Pat Dyer and Toodie Parker.  The club will get together again on Wednesday, May 20 with Charlotte Harpenau as hostess.


  • Gordon and Frances Taylor

    Gordon and Frances Taylor of Bristow will celebrate their golden anniversary with an open house beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Bristow Community Center.

    Mr. Taylor and the former Frances Seibert were married May 8, 1965, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bristow.

    The couple has three children, Gregory Taylor of Birdseye and Darrell Taylor and Sheila Borden, both of Troy.

    They have eight grandchildren.

    Gordon retired from Perry Central Community School and Frances retired from General Electric.

  • Commodores 2nd in tri-match

    SANTA CLAUS—Nic Pierrard tied for medalist honors as Perry Central finished second in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Forest Park shot 185, Perry Central 188, and Wood Memorial 214.
    Pierrard and Levi Hoffman each shot an 8-over-par 44. Pierrard birdied the par-5, No. 4 hole.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 46, Zach James 47, and Eric Schepers 51.

  • Tell City's singles dominates Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Tell City lost only one game in singles play as it beat Crawford County 4-1 Thursday in the completion of a girls tennis match suspended April 13.
    Addie Peter shut out Makayla Young 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Cassie Bryant blanked Abigail Pierson by the same score in No. 2.
    Kelsey Gowers beat Shyanne Cook 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3 to give the Marksmen a singles sweep.
    Mercedes Mendez and Madilyn Hoskinson beat Roser and Shelton 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles for Tell City’s other win.

  • Orleans, Mitchell top Commodores in PLAC games

    ORLEANS—Undefeated Orleans showed why it is ranked No. 2 in the state in Class A as it beat Perry Central 11-0 in PLAC baseball Wednesday.
    The Bulldogs pounded out nine hits, including four doubles, and committed no errors. They scored in five innings.
    Perry Central had three hits, all singles and committed five errors.
    Bryce Ridener went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central hitters.
    Ridener pitched the first 5 1/3 innings for the Commodores. He walked three and struck out two.

  • Rebels pound Tell City

    TELL CITY—South Spencer scored 19 runs in the first inning and cruised past Tell City 28-4 in baseball Wednesday.
    “They simply came out and hit everything we threw up there,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We did not make some plays early behind Hunter (Rowe, Tell City’s starting pitcher) and it is difficult to pitch when it seems like you have to make perfect pitches. It can be difficult to remain confident in that situation.