Today's News

  • Commodores raise record to 21-3 by mauling Mitchell

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 14 kills and served five aces as Perry Central beat Mitchell 25-22, 25-13, 25-11 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Sydney Goffinet added nine kills, Brittany Parker eight, Jordan Sprinkle five, and Maddie Hubert and Grace James four apiece. James had 34 assists.
    Sprinkle made five blocks, James four, and Goffinet three.
    Parker led the Commodores in digs with 12. Harpenau added eight and Hubert and James each made four.

  • PC’s speed may hurt West Washington

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hopes its speed will put it one step closer to the PLAC football title Friday.
    The Commodores will host West Washington at 6:30 p.m. The Senators are 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the PLAC, having lost only to Paoli in the conference. Perry Central is 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the conference and is the only PLAC team to have beaten Paoli.
    Paoli’s speed bothered West Washington, and Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson thinks the Commodores’ speed could do the same.

  • North Posey to visit Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After graduating 10 starters each way, North Posey’s football team has gotten off to a 2-4 start this year.
    But the Vikings, who will visit Tell City for a 7:30 p.m. game Friday, “are better than they’re record,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George Monday. “Just from watching them on film it looks like they’ve improved each week.”

  • PC boys win Jasper invitational; Commodore girls place third

    JASPER—With two of the top three finishers, Perry Central won Jasper’s boys cross country invitational Tuesday.
    But the Commodores finished only four points ahead of runner-up Jasper. And Tell City, the team that figures to be Perry Central’s top rival for the sectional title wasn’t there.
    Forest Park’s Cody Flamion pulled away in the last mile to win the race in 17:34. But Perry Central’s Bryce Lain was second in 17:45 and teammate Aaron Pierrard third in 17:54.

  • Tell City wins Heritage Hills tourney

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City finished first in all five divisions to win Heritage Hills’ boys tennis invitational with a perfect score Saturday.

  • Creepy Critters headed to county Nov. 2

    TELL CITY – Animal Tales will bring its Creepy Critters animal program to the Perry County Public Library at 1 p.m. Nov. 2.
    Creepy Critters focuses on those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance is often taken for granted. This program features arachnids, insects and snakes to illustrate that such undesirable critters serve an extremely important purpose to the environment. Participants will be allowed to get “hands on” with several animals and all should walk away with a different view of these creepy critters.

  • St. Meinrad Fire Department open house Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Department, in conjunction with the Early Days Antique Club, will host its annual open house Sunday. The station is located along Indiana 545.
    Chicken and pork-chop dinners will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hamburgers, desserts and ice cream available during the day. Raffle chances will be sold during the day with a $1,000 first-place prize.
    A Life Flight helicopter will land next to the firehouse at 11 a.m. with a kiddie tractor pull sponsored by Heritage Hills FFA beginning at the same time.

  • PC Homecoming royalty

    Perry Central students chose Bryce Lain and Taysia Fulkerson as their homecoming king and queen Oct. 3 during halftime of the varsity football game against West Washington.

  • Mathena achieves renewal of Certified Diabetes Educator Status

    TELL CITY – The National Certification of Diabetes Educators announced that Linda Mathena, RN, ONC, CDE of Perry County Memorial Hospital, has renewed the Certified Diabetes Educator status by successfully completing the continuing education renewal option process.
    Candidates must meet rigorous eligibility requirements to be eligible for certification. Achieving the CDE credential demonstrates to people with diabetes and employers that the health care professional possesses distinct and specialized knowledge, thereby promoting quality of care for people with diabetes.

  • Brown completes Navy basic training in Illinois

    GREAT LAKES, Ill. – Joe Brown of Tell City graduated from Navy basic training Aug. 16 at the Great Lakes Naval Station in Great Lakes, Ill.

    He spent nine weeks training at the base and is now attending A School at Corry Station Naval Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla.
    Brown is a 2012 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    He is the son of Lisa Brown and Dewayne Brown, both of Tell City.