Today's News

  • Perry Central 7th & 8th grade teams close out season

    LEOPOLD – Sawyer Guillaume scored three rushing touchdowns for the Commodores as Perry Central’s 7th grade team rout West Washington, 26-6.
    The first score for the Commodores was a 7-yard in the end zone from Guillaume. The two-point conversion was successful with Corbin Haughee completing a pass to Aiden Labhart in the end zone.
    The next few scores for Perry Central came from Guillaume’s 38 yard run; he then broke for a 46-yard touchdown to make the score lopsided in the second half.

  • Marksmen fall to North Knox in overtime 14-6

    North Knox –Tell City missed opportunities in a 14-8 loss at North Knox.
    In overtime, North Knox chose to defer. Tell City had the ball at the Warriors 10 yard line.
    Mitchell Foster rushed for four yards on first down. On second down the Marksmen were penalized for illegal procedure.
    Tell City Coach Aaron Clements said,”The false start put us in a bad spot. We shot ourselves in the foot. It really killed us. The first play we got five yards.”

  • Commodores blow past Musketeers 27-6

    Sports Editor
    Perkin – The Perry Central Commodore defense played physical, made plays on offense and will advance to the second round of the Class A IHSAA sectionals as the Commodores beat Eastern, 27-6.
    In the beginning of the game, the Commodores began dominating early when the defense forced a 3 and out on Eastern.
    The Musketeers punted the ball and senior wide receiver Clay James returned the ball for 69-yards and was brought down at the 11-yard line.

  • Coal-to-diesel forum set for Nov. 1

    LINCOLN CITY – The public is invited to the third in a series of public forums about the massive, proposed, Riverview Energy coal-to-diesel refinery in Dale. The forum will be Thursday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Hills High School Auditorium in Lincoln City. The title of the event is “No Coal-to-Diesel Forum: Let’s Act to Save Our Health and Homes”.

  • State balanced budget amendment worth ‘yes’ vote

    This year’s Indiana ballot in the Nov. 6 election will include Public Question No. 1: Shall Article 10, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana be amended to require the General Assembly to adopt balanced budgets for state government that do not exceed estimated revenues unless a super-majority of two-thirds of the members of the House of Representatives and two-thirds of the members of the Senate vote to suspend the requirement?

    We recommend you vote “yes.”

  • So long, Sears

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


  • How will high court shift?

    Mark Franke

    Guest Columnist


    Now that we are finally past the hyperbole, embarrassment and downright nastiness of the Kavanaugh confirmation in what used to be the venerable U.S. Senate, perhaps we can step back and take a dispassionate review of why this was so important.

    First, let’s look at the results of several opinion polls that came out during the debate. Most showed Brett Kavanaugh had the lowest positive numbers in history, well below 50 percent favorable but still slightly better than the negative number.

  • Wanted: Hunters to help hungry Hoosiers

    Caroline Pranger is 14 years old, attends Garrett Middle School, and enjoys hunting. This year’s deer season has been especially exciting for her as she was able to shoot her first deer ever.

    Using her crossbow, she was able to get an 8-pointer on the closing night of youth season. Caroline also just donated her first deer…to Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry. Thank you so much Caroline. Your donation will help provide almost 200 meals in your community.

  • The Art of Knitting with Steel
  • Community Events; Oct. 22

    VFW dinners each Tuesday


    TELL CITY – The Tell City VFW will hold a dinner every Tuesday in October, serving from 3 to 7 p.m. Meals will cost $5.50 and include pulled pork sandwich with choice of mild, hot or regular barbecue sauce with baked beans, potato salad, and a side of onion and pickle.


    Author to lead Historical Society discussions today