Today's Features

  • TELL CITY - Beginning Tuesday, July 1, a women's ministry group called "WOW-SIS" - Women of Worth-Sisters In Service, will meet at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month.

    All women are welcome and are encouraged to attend. For more information, call the church office at 547-2800 or Sheila Rearden, leader of WOW-SIS Ministry Group, at 547-6525.

  • CINCINNATI - Emily Thomas, a senior medical writer in biometrics for INC Research, a global clinical research organization, won a 2014 March Madness contest. She was one of 150 "bracketologists" who took part in a contest based on the NCAA men's basketball tourney.

    Those entering chose a charity that would, if they won, would receive entry fees.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. - James "Greg" Clayton, a senior at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., has been named to the university's dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

    Placement on the list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students.

    Clayton is double-majoring in criminal justice and sociology and is the son of Hugh Clayton of Tell City and Kathy Clayton of Fairfield, Ill.

  • Perry Central students, from the left, Kirstyn Linne, Brooke Lasher and Bryce Ory, pose with U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon June 3 during his visit to an e-learning conference. Students in Sean Risse’s careers class were tasked with designing and creating a mobile application for use throughout Perry Central as part of a contest sponsored by Bucshon’s office.

    Guest Columnist

    In the beginning of the Civil War, our Perry County citizens were excited and full of enthusiasm for the war. Rallies, speeches and fiery discussions were held in almost every township and the call for patriotism was heard as our country and her people prepared for war.

  • Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry Head Start presented Volunteer of the Year certificates to several parents. Head Start is a federally funded preschool program serving low-income families. Volunteers are an important part of the Head Start Program. Parents, guardians and other community members have many opportunities throughout the year to support the program through volunteerism.

  • Kelsey Poehlein, a sixth-grade student in Dawn Lynch's classroom at Perry Central, was selected as the overall winner of a Young Author contest open to students in grades four through six. Students were asked to write and illustrate a book with guidance of the classroom teacher. Books were then scored by a panel of judges. Kelsey's book is titled "The Incredible Journey." She is the daughter of Maurice and Nancy Poehlein.

  • JoAnn Sims was recognized as Volunteer of the Year for Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start for the 2013 2014 school year. Above, Sims accepts her award and a gift basket during a closing ceremony Tuesday, May 20.

  • Donnie Epple presents Cheyanne Austin, a sixth-grade student at Perry Central, with a gift card for winning a monthly word contest. Epple visited Jane Goffinet's room every month and introduced challenging vocabulary words to the students.

    Epple and the class also discussed writing and speaking. In May, students were scored on a final vocabulary evaluation, with Austin earning the highest score. The staff and students extend a special thanks to Epple for sharing his time and essays with the sixth-grade class.

  • Katherine Skinner of Grandview and Logan Williams of Tobinsport announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    Miss Skinner is the daughter of Rick and Laura Fischer of Bristow and the late Robert Skinner.

    Mr. Williams is the son of Jim and Earla Williams of Tobinsport.
    The ceremony is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Tobinsport United Methodist Church, with a reception to be held at The Schergens Center in Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is employed at U.S. Bank Home Mortgage.