Today's News

  • Wildcats use layups to run past Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei hit 28 layups to rout Tell City 77-29 in girls basketball last Thursday.
    The high-percentage shots helped the Wildcats outshoot Tell City from the field 64.2 percent to 34.4 percent.
    The Wildcats scored six layups directly off steals and seven on offensive rebounds (one of the rebound baskets also came after a steal).
    Tell City committed 24 first-half turnovers against Mater Dei’s press and overplaying man-to-man defense.

  • Tell City girls win triangular

    HUNTINGBURG—Chelsea Malone, Amanda Wagner and C.J. Fentress each won three events as Tell City won a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    The Marksmen scored 133 points. Heritage Hills scored 106 and Southridge 88.
    Malone, Wagner, Erika Hauenstein and C.J. Fentress won the 200-yard medley relay in 2:00.06.
    Malone also won the 50 freestyle in 26.66 seconds and the 100 free in 58.74.
    Wagner also won the 200 individual medley in 2:24.81 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.07.

  • Little earns diploma

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Learning Academy announces Ashley Little has successfully completed the necessary requirements for a diploma from Tell City High School.

    The Perry County Learning Academy allows current and former students to complete credits toward a high school diploma.
    The academy is open to all Perry County residents. For further information on how to enroll, call 547-6942. Special thanks to Perry County Even Start for offering child care services.


  • PC girls outshoot Blackhawks

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit 56.4 percent from the field to beat Springs Valley 55-39 in PLAC girls basketball last Thursday.
    Center Ashley Graves hit 6 of 7 field-goal attempts for the Commodores.
    She scored eight points in the first quarter as they jumped to a 15-5 lead.
    Deidra Dickerson hit three three-point shots in the second quarter to help the Commodores expand their lead to 32-13.
    Dickerson finished with 15 points, Graves 12, and Lavina Schwartz nine.
    Graves led the team in rebounds with eight.

  • Financial aid workshop Jan. 19 in TCHS auditorium

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 in the high school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial aid representative will explain step-by-step procedure for completing the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.

  • PC girls edge Rams 39-38

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tessa Lynch hit an 18-foot baseline shot with six seconds left to lift Perry Central past Paoli 39-38 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores improved to 4-0 in the conference and 11-2 overall, their best start ever.
    Perry Central led the entire first three quarters, by as much as 10 points.
    Then McKinzie Laswell made several nice drives for Paoli and the fourth quarter featured 10 lead changes and one tie.
    Lynch’s basket put the Commodores ahead 39-37.

  • Community News, Jan. 6

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyl-es@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Jeeps dump cold TC

    Sports Editor

    REO—Northeast Dubois outshot Tell City from the field 53.5 percent to 30.2 percent to rout the Marksmen 60-35 for seventh place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • Commodores shoot past South Spencer

    Sports Editor

    REO—Using its quickness to get a lot of layups, Perry Central hit 58.8 percent from the field and beat South Spencer 59-43 for fifth place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • Chamber announces calendar date round-up

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce is in the process of establishing the 2011 Perry County Community Calendar.
    The chamber is asking all organizations for dates of events that are planned for the 2011 calendar year. Printed calendars will be available in area bank lobbies and the events will also appear on the Chamber’s Web site www. perrycountychamber.com.
    For more information call the chamber at 547-2385, or e-mail event details to perrychamber@psci.net.