Today's News

  • Oskin, Panthers stop Tell City

    TELL CITY—Sydney Oskin pitched a four-hitter as Corydon shut out Tell City 6-0 in softball Wednesday.
    Oskin, who has committed to play for Bellarmine University, struck out eight and walked three.
    All the hits she allowed were singles, by four different batters.
    Catcher Grace Carver hit a home run over the center-field fence for the Panthers, who return all but one starter from last year’s 18-win team.
    “We got beat by a very good team,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “They played well on both sides of the ball.

  • PC upsets Lanesville; falls to Cougars 5-0

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Lanesville 5-4 in softball Wednesday.
    Lanesville, ranked No. 8 in the state in Class A, built a 3-0 lead in the first 5 1/2 innings and still led 4-1 heading into the bottom of the seventh.
    “Katelyn Hurley pitched the game for Lanesville and she is going to Kentucky State,” noted Perry Central Coach Mark Rotgherber. “She has a different style of windup and we had a hard time focusing on the ball.

  • Davis wins throws as PC girls 4th in PLAC

    MITCHELL—Claire Davis repeated as champion in both throwing events to lead Perry Central to fourth place in the PLAC girls track meet Friday.
    The Commodores scored 77 points. Springs Valley won with 124.
    Davis threw the discus 104 feet, 1 1/2 inches and the shot 34 feet, 8 3/4 inches to make all-conference in both.
    Freshman teammate Alyssa Verkamp placed second in the discus at 92-2 and third in the shot put at 30-11 1/2 as the Commodores scored 34 points in the throwing events.

  • PC 2nd in PLAC

    MITCHELL—Perry Central won the first event, but that was the Commodores’ only victory as they were second in the PLAC boys track meet Friday.
    Springs Valley won seven events and won the meet with 123.5 points. Perry Central scored 107.
    Perry Central’s John Bashor, Creek Wright, Logan Hubert and Chase James ran the 3200-meter relay in 8:48.49 to win it by 16.18 seconds. All four thus made the all-conference team.
    Clay James and Greg Baize each took second in two individual events.

  • Marksmen hold off Commodores 8-5

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City jumped to a quick 3-0 lead and held on to beat Perry Central 8-5 in baseball Wednesday.
    Tretter Lyons led off the bottom of the first inning for the Marksmen with a single to left-center field and stole second base.
    He scored on Nick Smith’s triple to right-center.
    Travis Burchett then broke out of his four-game slump by following with a two-run homer over the center-field fence.
    Thus Perry Central trailed 3-0 before recording an out.

  • Marksmen’s football coach Teague resigns

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Josh Teague has resigned as Tell City’s football coach to accept a teaching position in the Indianapolis area.
    Teague, 32, who taught industrial technology, and his wife, Jennifer, who taught English at Tell City, have both secured teaching positions in the Indianapolis area and will move with their family to Indianapolis this fall.
    Teague will teach social studies in the Indianapolis Public Schools system and his wife will teach English at Shelbyville.

  • Archdiocese: 4 parishes to be linked




    TELL CITY – Several Catholic parishes in Perry County which already share pastors and some programs will form even tighter bonds of cooperation under a plan approved last month by Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson.

    Two other churches in the county will formally merge.

  • A poignant lesson in the dangers of impaired driving
  • Public library plans security upgrades


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library is adding a new camera security system to the Tell City branch, hoping it will help reduce damage done to public materials, specifically items in their genealogy department.

  • Building a healthier state




    As parents, caring adults and community leaders, we must create the conditions for healthy kids to thrive. This means recognizing and addressing the dangers children face when they live in unhealthy environments, reducing health-harming behaviors like smoking and substance use by children and around children, and building communities that make it easier for kids and families to make healthy choices about food and physical activity.