Today's News

  • PC girls 2nd to Patriots

    LEOPOLD—Elizabeth Dauby and Claire Davis each won two events for Perry Central but Heritage Hills used its depth to edge the Commodores in girls track Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won the triangular meet with 71.5 points. Perry Central was second with 58.5 and Wood Memorial third with 25.
    Perry Central scored best in the throwing events, with Davis winning both and teammate Alyssa Verkamp placing second in both.
    Davis threw the shot 33 feet, 10 1/2 inches and the discus 74 feet, 8 inches. Verkamp threw the shot 27-8 and the discus 74-4.

  • PC boys 2nd in tri-meet

    LEOPOLD—Clay James won both hurdles races to lead Perry Central to second place in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 88 points. Perry Central scored 62 and Wood Memorial 6.
    James won the 110-meter high hurdles in 17.5 seconds and the 300 intermediates in 44.16.
    Teammate Cain Hohne cleared 6 feet, 4 inches to win the high jump.

  • TC knocks off Vikings

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a three-hitter and Tell City got at least one hit from every spot in the batting order to beat North Posey 9-2 in PAC softball Friday.
    It was Tell City’s first win ver the Vikings since 6-4 victory in the 2011 sectional semifinals.
    Schuetter struck out 13, walked two, and gave up only one earned run.

  • Perry Central upsets South Spencer

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central rallied for six runs in the fifth inning to beat South Spencer 7-6 in baseball Friday.
    It was the Commodores’ first win ever over the Rebels.
    Reece Davis hit a pinch-hit, two-run double in the Commodores’ big inning.
    Kage Kiplinger and Ethan Edwards each added an RBI single that inning.
    Jaron Underhill pitched a six-hitter for the win, striking out seven and walking four. He gave up only two earned runs.

  • Tell City prevails in 3-hour slugfest

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used 11 earned runs and strong relief pitching by Tretter Lyons to beat South Central 16-10 in baseball Thursday.
    While Tell City had to earn most of its runs, half of South Central’s runs were unearned.
    This was South Central’s fourth game but it was Tell City’s first after four rainouts, and that showed early.

  • Longing for spring

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    It’s not that I’m a big hater of winter, but I’ve already had more than enough late-season snow and chill. Yes, it’s time for spring, temperatures in the 70s and 80s and the sound of lawnmowers and garden tillers, not snow shovels.

  • Make your voices heard on local environmental issues

    With all the recent discussion and debate on the pros and cons of a proposed $2.5 billion coal-to-diesel plant that may be coming to the Dale area, it’s heartening to know citizens have a big heart for their community.

    A desire to protect our county’s water, air and soil shows a strong sense of community, as does a desire to provide investment and jobs.

  • Community Events; April 9

    VFW selling dinners Sunday


    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a pork chop and barbecued chicken diner on Sunday, April 15, at the post home. Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Cost is $8 and includes creek fries and green beans. The public is invited.


    Santa Claus Legion fundraiser Saturday


  • Welcome to spring training!
  • Run for Your Mother race May 13

    TELL CITY – A fun run/walk 5K will be held on Mother’s Day morning, May 13, with start time at 8 a.m. in front of Perry County Visitor’s Center. Running/walking will be in honor of mothers.