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Today's News

  • Candidate forum Thursday

    PERRY COUNTY – A political forum this Thursday, Oct. 18, will draw candidates running for local offices in the Nov. 6 general election.

    The Perry County News and the Perry County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 6:30 p.m. event, which will be held at the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City.

    Candidates for county offices, including sheriff, coroner, commissioner and county council, will introduce themselves and answer questions. The event will be broadcast on Facebook Live and on the Cromwell Radio Network station. 

  • Rail, truck traffic robust at TC port

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Despite a slow month for barge traffic, it continues to be a banner year for the Tell City River Port. That was the message from the terminal’s operations manager Jared Kleemann in his monthly report to Perry County Port Authority board members.

  • TC boys win sectional, girls 4th

    By KASEY RICHARDSON

    Sports Editor

    JASPER – The top 20 runners were recognized with

    awards as Tell City had five runners place in the IHSAA

    cross country sectional meet held at University of Vincennes’

    gruesome course on Saturday.

    “I’m really happy with what we did, and be safe because

    this course is a dangerous course and we did that,” said Tell

    City’s coach Brian Fletcher.

    Nate Kaiser placed second over 70 runners with a time

  • IHSAA football sectionals announced

    INDIANAPOLIS—The

    IHSAA released the football

    sectional pairings for class

    2A sectional 39 and 40 after

    drawing them Sunday.

    First-round games will

    be played Friday, Oct. 19.

    In sectional 39 Perry

    Central will travel to Perkin

    to play Eastern. Kickoff will

    be at 6 p.m.

    Tell City will travel to

    Bicknell to take on the North

    Knox Warriors in Sectional

    40. Game time will be 6:30

    p.m. Perry County time.

  • City freezes EDC loan program to rebuild coffers

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – A small-business loan program provided through the city of Cannelton will be temporarily halted. That announcement came Monday during a regular city council meeting and about a month after two current shop owners requested funding through the economic development committee.

  • Trojans oust Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor Emeritus

    DUBOIS—Tory Thomas

    led Cannelton with five

    kills and eight digs but

    the Bulldogs lost to Wood

    Memorial 25-14, 25-14,

    25-17 in a first-round Class

    A volleyball sectional match

    Tuesday.

    Cannelton had trouble

    getting its first pass to its

    setter early and trailed all

    the way in the first game, by

    as much as 13 points once.

    But the Bulldogs took

  • Cannelton, Bristow hosting fall tour stops

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    PERRY COUNTY – After a weekend of activities in the community of Rome, Perry County’s Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour hits its stride this weekend with stops in Cannelton on Saturday and Sunday in Bristow.

    Cannelton’s Heritage Fest will fill the city’s heart with activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be food and music and booths sponsored by various artisans.

  • Forest Park defeats PC 3-0

    FOREST PARK –

    Maddie Labhart had 18

    digs as Perry Central lost

    to Forest Park in the first

    round of IHSAA sectional

    on Tuesday, 24-26, 18-25,

    20-25.

    Elisha Schwartz made

    16 digs; Morgan Judy had

    17 assists and Addy Davis

    had 13 assists. Labhart, Judy

    and Marie Huebert made

    seven kills each. Meagan

    Mullis recorded three aces

    for the night.

    The Commodores finish

    their season 4-22.

  • Marksmen lose to North Posey 3-0

    FOREST PARK – Kammie-Jo Hayes

    records 25 digs as Tell City lose to North

    Posey, in the first round of IHSAA sectionals,

    16-25, 19-25, 22-25.

    Samantha Stephens made 17 digs and

    three aces. Grace Kreilein had 19 assists;

    Hayes had 11 kills and Addison Fella had

    10. Fella recorded two blocks and Hayes

    had one.

    Tell City finishes the season 23-7 for

    the year.

  • TC boys win sectional, girls 4th

    By KASEY RICHARDSON

    Sports Editor

    JASPER – The top 20 runners were recognized with

    awards as Tell City had five runners place in the IHSAA

    cross country sectional meet held at University of Vincennes’

    gruesome course on Saturday.

    “I’m really happy with what we did, and be safe because

    this course is a dangerous course and we did that,” said Tell

    City’s coach Brian Fletcher.

    Nate Kaiser placed second over 70 runners with a time