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Today's News

  • Perry Central’s spring sports schedules

    Varsity Baseball
    March
    31    South Spencer    A    5:00
    April
    1    Orleans    H    10:00
    3    Forest Park    H    5:00
    4    Corydon Central    A    5:00
    5    North Harrison    A    4:30
    8    North Posey    H    11:00

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Varsity Baseball
    March
    28    Princeton    A    5:30
    31    Floyd Central    H    5:30
    April
    1    Hancock County    H    12:00
    4    Heritage Hills    A    4:30
    6    South Central    A    5:30
    8    South Spencer    A    1:00

  • Schraner is state champion

    INDIANAPOLIS—Ethan Schraner won the intermediate 95-pound weight class to lead Tell City Wrestling Club members in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s folkstyle state tourney last weekend.

  • Damin signs to play tennis for KWC

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    REO—Mallory Damin, a South Spencer senior with deep Perry County roots, signed last Thursday to play tennis for Kentucky Wesleyan College.
    Damin’s parents, Michael and Faith Brock Damin, are Perry County natives and the family recently moved back to Perry County, in the Rocky Point area, after living in Rockport.
    Damin’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Brock of rural Tell City, Emma Damin of Tell City, and the late Earl Damin.

  • TC junior high archery team takes 10th in state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Olivia Hale scored 287 of a possible 300 to lead Tell City’s junior high archery team to 10th place in the state tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City wins PAC wrestling tourney

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City had eight individual champions as it won the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Mayor wants rules for comments in public meetings

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Those wishing to voice opinions at public meetings in Cannelton can speak freely. A request by Mayor Mary Snyder to set protocols for comment periods didn’t gain support from the city council.

  • Mulzer Park ownership change imminent

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Derby Community Association will likely take ownership of Derby’s Mulzer Park soon.

    The board of the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department, which currently owns the approximately three-acre park, Tuesday voted unanimously to deed it to the DCA, with some stipulations.

  • Concerns aired, Cannelton PD to hire new officer

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Tensions between the Cannelton Police Department and elected leaders could be somewhat quieted moving into the second quarter of 2017. In a months-long dispute that resulted in the loss of several part-time officers, an understaffed department and swirling accusations of biased opinions, it seems the sides are prepared to begin moving forward, despite some acrimonious relationships.

  • Faith in the Future

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    There’s a place near to me,

    where I’m longing to be

    With my friends at the

    old country church

    There with mother we went

    and our Sundays we spent

    With our friends at the

    old country church