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Today's News

  • Run for the Wall
  • Cyber threats ... another collusion

    Stuart Cassidy

    Staff Writer

    news@perrycountynews.com

     

    The he said-she said within the stories of the Russian influence and North Korean angst are boring. But still here I am daily, doing my best to stomach the unseasoned palate of mainstream media that’s at all our fingertips.

  • Marksmen Milestones
  • Jail population increasing, adding to medical care needs

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – When an offender is booked into an Indiana jail, it occurs with certain rights; one being access to medical care. The Perry County Detention Center has taken steps to ensure that this standard is met. That means cost to the county, and expenses are on the rise as both the price of care and the inmate population increases.

  • County’s health rankings improve

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The growth in wellness activities and a renewed emphasis on good nutrition have helped to boost Perry County’s health rankings over the past decade, from near the bottom of Indiana’s 92 counties to above the midway point.

  • Wolfpack outshoots PC boys

    ELIZABETH—Only one Perry Central golfer shot under 52 as the Commodores lost to Crawford County 186-204 in boys golf Thursday.
    Host South Central had only two boys competing and thus had no team score.
    Garrett James shot 45 to lead Perry Central.
    He tied for second place in the match, just four strokes behind medalist Dalton Pinter of Crawford County.
    Behind James for Perry Central were Brennan Tucker with 52 and Lain Knieriem 53.
    Braeden Etienne and Liam Gogel each shot 54 to tie for the Commodores’ fourth scorer.

  • Tell City third in quadrangular

    SANTA CLAUS—Colin Noble shot 41 to lead Tell City to third place in a four-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Evansville Central won with 171 strokes. Heritage Hills shot 175, Tell City 179, and Forest Park 197.
    Besides Noble, Tell City scorers were Spencer Fest with 44, Marcus Fortwendel 46, and Griffin Alvey 48.
    Jacob Fortwendel, who shot 63, and Anthony Koch, 64, also played for the 11-13 Marksmen.

  • Marksmen win 3200 relay in boys regional

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City’s distance runners will get a chance to shine again in a state meet.

  • Tecumseh tops Perry Central in semifinals

    BRETZVILLE—Madison Duncan pitched a two-hitter as Tecumseh beat Perry Central 3-0 in the Class 2A softball sectional semifinals Wednesday.

  • Wulff, Mater Dei stop Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Austin Wulff pitched a six-hitter and his teammates turned three double plays in the first four innings as Mater Dei beat Perry Central 10-0 in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Wednesday.
    Wulff struck out only two, as the Commodores made good contact. But some of their hardest hits were turned into 6-4-3 double plays by Mater Dei shortstop Andy Heldman and second baseman Hayden Fulz.