Today's News

  • Whitesville girls down shorthanded Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity took advantage of Cannelton’s playing part of the game with just four players and beat the Bulldogs 55-36 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Bulldogs have just six players on their roster and starting forward Madeline Lindauer, their second leading scorer for this season, missed the game dealing with health issues.
    Then point guard Chloe Davis fell hard on her wrist while trying to take a charge in the first half.

  • Eagles drive past Perry Central girls

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville scored frequently on drives to beat Perry Central 63-45 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “Defensively we did not do a good job of stopping dribble penetration throughout the entire game, especially in the first half,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “They outhustled us as a team in the first half.
    “Their 2-2-1 press slowed us down and we were stagnant on offense against their 2-3 (half-court zone) much of the first half.

  • Wahl’s inside game leads Patriots past Tell City

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills girls basketball coach Kim Brown said her team “never got into a rhythm” against Tell City Tuesday.
    “And when things start going wrong, we look to get the ball into the post to Abby (Wahl).”
    Wahl, a 6-foot senior center, rescued the Patriots from a slow start with a stellar performance inside as they won 56-36.
    She hit 10 of 11 shots from the field (her only miss was blocked) and 5 of 6 free throws as she scored a game-high 25 points.

  • Blake propels Tell City past NE Dubois

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Devon Blake’s defense and inside offense in the second half propelled Tell City past Northeast Dubois 41-40 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City jumped to a 10-0 lead in the first six minutes but fell behind 32-28 by halftime.
    Blake scored five straight points on an inside cut and a drive and free throw to put the Marksmen up 28-24 with 4:40 left in the third quarter.

  • Making a joyful noise: A Swing and Jive Christmas

    JASPER – Legendary British swing band, The Jive Aces, will bring their seasonal show to the area for a performance that combines the warmth you’d expect from a holiday program, with the incredible excitement that the group generates. 

    The performance, presented by Jasper Community Arts, will be held at the Jasper Arts Center on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Public invited to Archabbey Masses

    ST. MEINRAD – The public is welcome to join the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey as they celebrate Christmas in the Archabbey Church. All times are Central.

    On Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24, vigils will begin at 7 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 p.m.

    The Mass of Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 25.

  • Christmas crèches on display at Abbey

    An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world will be on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library from Dec. 7 through Jan. 7.

    The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2002 in memory of Charles Patrick (“Pat”) Smith.

  • Community Events; Nov. 30

    Pearl Harbor Day breakfast Dec. 7


    TELL CITY – A Pearl Harbor Day breakfast for veterans will be served from 7 to 10 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 7, at American Legion Post 213. The free event, open to all veterans, is being sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary United 213.


    Transitional housingbenefit Saturday


  • DNR seeks to preserve, promote state’s forests

    Cameron Clark

    Guest Columnist


    If you followed media coverage of the sale at Yellowwood State Forest, you might be surprised to read that headline. The veteran foresters of the Department of Natural Resources planned and carried out the recent sale to harvest select trees from 299 acres of that forest’s back country.

  • Troy and all the trucks

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    If it’s the job of a newspaper to occasionally lend an ear and give a voice to those who feel afflicted and it falls at times on its editor to lead that effort.

    Thus this column on behalf of Troy about the many, many trucks which pass through the town every day. “Afflicted” may be too strong of a word, but I fear some Troy residents feel overrun by truck traffic and sense their quality of life is being impacted.