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Today's News

  • Commodores beat West Washington to win PLAC title

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Grace James made five blocks and had 36 assists as Perry Central beat West Washington 25-13, 25-7, 25-14 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    The Commodores finished 6-0 in conference play to win the title outright for the second consecutive year.
    Maddie Hubert and Jordan Sprinkle each made four blocks Thursday to back James as the Commodores did a good job defending the Senators’ spikes up front.

  • Sectional could tell which poll is more accurate

    For the first time Indiana high school volleyball had two polls to rank its teams this year. This week’s Forest Park sectional may help fans decide which poll is more accurate.
    Perry Central and Mater Dei are the favorites to meet in the championship match of that sectional.
    Perry Central, 23-9, has been ranked in the top 10 in the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association’s Class 2A poll most of the season and was ranked No. 10 this week.
    Mater Dei has not been listed in the top 10 in that poll.

  • Perry Central tops Mitchell

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    MITCHELL—Big plays were the difference in the game as Perry Central defeated Mitchell 27-14 in PLAC football Friday.
    Mitchell successfully executed an onside kick to start the third quarter. The Bluejackets eventually scored on a Devin Cobb 19-yard run to tie the score 14-14.
    Mitchell again executed an onside kick, recovering again at the Commodore 30-yard line.

  • Brown scores 5 TDs as Tell City runs past Rangers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Elliott Brown scored five touchdowns as Tell City dominated the rushing statistics to beat Forest Park 35-13 in PAC football Friday.
    Brown carried the ball 22 times for 222 yards, an average of 10.1 yards per carry.
    He scored on a 71-yard run on the third play of the game.
    Five plays later he scored again.
    After the Rangers lost a total of 2 yards on their first three plays, they decided to punt.

  • 24th annual Witches Walk Thursday, Oct. 30

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce and area merchants will treat local residents to a safe Halloween during this year’s Witches Walk scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30.

    Children can go store-to-store dressed in costumes and seeking goodies from local merchants participating in the Witches Walk.

    Children and their parents are asked to look for an orange poster with a witch on her broom to identify businesses participating in the treat give-aways.

  • Town of Troy fall cleanup begins Thursday

     

    TROY – The fall cleanup for Troy residents will take place Oct. 23 and 24. All items must be at curbside by 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.

    The regular trash route will be followed and there will be no back-tracking to pick items up.

    No computers, TVs, carpet, tires or items with Freon will be accepted. Paint cans must be drained. There will be no pickup on vacant lots.

    A $10 charge for each large item must be paid at the utility office prior to pick-up and the receipt must be attached to the item to be picked up.

  • Academic kick-off, conferences Thursday

     

    TELL CITY – TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Class invites the community to the 2014 academic kick-off beginning at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the auditorium. Seating will be available in the balcony. Everyone is encouraged to attend. Guests should enter through the office doors.

    Parent-teacher conferences will be held Thursday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 7:45 p.m. School will not be in session Friday, Oct. 24 or Monday, Oct. 27 due to fall break.

  • William Tell Elementary conferences Thursday

     

    TELL CITY – Parent-teacher conferences for students at William Tell Elementary School will take place the afternoon and evening of Thursday, Oct. 23.

    There will be no school Friday, Oct. 24 or Monday, Oct. 27 due to fall break.

    Parents have been notified of their scheduled times. If appointment changes need to be made, contact the child’s teacher at 547-9727. 

  • Hydrant flushing begins Tuesday in Tell City

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants Tuesday, Oct. 21. Crews will start on Fourth Street by the floodwall and work eastward. Residents should be aware of discolored water and lower water pressure when crews are in their areas. 

  • Community Events; Oct. 20

     

    Alternative medicine talk Wednesday

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a presentation on using hydrotherapy and charcoal therapy as alternative medicine from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the church. The program is free to the public and will be presented by a registered nurse. The church is at 434 13th St .in Tell City.

     

    Landlording workshop at library Wednesday