Today's News

  • Team Central takes sole possession of 1st

    TELL CITY—Justice Cash hit a triple and three singles and was the winning pitcher as Team Central beat Crawford Memorials 9-4 Thursday to move into sole possession of first place in Tell City’s age 11-14 girls softball league.

    After rainouts Monday and Tuesday, there were four games in the league Wednesday and three Thursday, with some teams playing three times in those two days.

    Team Central emerged with a 4-1 season record. Crawford Memorials, Cash Waggner and Pour Haus each have two losses, with Crawford leading that group in wins with four.

  • Commodores' Poole a Legion standout


    Journal Democrat


    ROCKPORT – There isn’t a lot of free time in Gavin Poole’s life right about now.

    He’ll be a senior at Perry Central this fall but before his final year as a Commodore commences, he’ll be getting the most out of each day – literally.

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has announced its 2017-18 honor roll for the final grading period for grades 9-12.


    Grade 12

  • Perry Central Elementary School honors

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary has announced its 2017-18 honor roll for the final grading period and second semester.

    Second Semester Distinguished Students

  • Summer Court
  • Is it possible? I think so




    One in seven people fight addiction in their lifetime. That is 21 million Americans. Many things aid the causes of addiction such as genetics, age, prescription use, physical condition and lack of education. Then there are many environmental factors that increase the risk that someone will become addicted. Those include home life, family connections, community structure, and neighbor relationships.

  • The good, bad and the ugly

    Vince Luecke



    editor@perry countynews.com

  • Townships remain a vital tool of local government

    Township government is alive and well. That is especially true in smaller, rural communities like those that comprise Perry County. Many of us know our township trustee and while we often don’t interact with that office directly, a good number of our friends and neighbors do.

    Despite proposals to do away with the office of township trustee, the position continues to exist because of the services they provide today and others they may offer in the years to come.

  • Posed with support
  • New pastor’s Sunday teachings a focused lesson for daily life


    Feature Writer


    Teaching through real-world example will be the preaching approach for the sermons from new senior pastor Christian Watkins at the Deer Creek Baptist Church. His approach is to explain and work through the books of the Christian Bible, applying learning within modern context, and using the verses to drive the sermons and center preaching and teaching on the gospel of Jesus Christ.