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  • Sports Notes; July 16

    Tell City football camp next week for grades 7-8


    TELL CITY – Tell City seventh- and eighth-grade boys football programs will have football camp July 20-23 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Participants should meet at Legion Field each day. A physical is required in order to participate.

    For more information, send email to Neal Stahly  at neal.stahly@tellcity.k12.in.us.


    Youth football registration set


  • Franchville advances to National Jr. PGA Championship

    WABASH – Jackson Franchville, 15, from Coatesville, put up two solid rounds in a rain-hampered tournament qualifier in Wabash to advance to the National Jr. PGA Championship at Miramont Country Club, College Station, Texas.

    Jackson, son of Joe and Beth Franchville and grandson of Betty Biggs of Grandview and Mike and Jean Franchville of Derby, shot 3 under par on the first day of the tournament July 8 and was tied for the lead.

  • Age-7-8 regular-season champions
  • Age-7-8 playoff champions
  • Human foozball coming to 2015 Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County will sponsor Aug. 8 what organizers say should be a fun-filled, action-packed game of human foozball.

    Two teams of seven people, while holding on to a series of rotating poles, will try to shoot-kick a soccer ball through the opposing teams’ goal.

    Just like the table game, but with live people instead of wood figures or paddles. No back flip experience is required.

    The tourney will be held in City Hall Park between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., with each game lasting 30 minutes.

  • Perry Childcare open house July 24

    TELL CITY – A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for Perry Childcare will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, July 24, at the center’s location at the SIRS building, 1012 31st Street in Tell City.

    The public is welcome to stop by between the 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to meet the staff, tour the center and find out more information. Snacks and refreshments will be available.

  • Saturday farmers markets include breakfast

    TELL CITY – As if the abundant fruits and vegetables weren’t enough, Perry County’s farmers markets on Saturday now includes breakfast.

    Betty Cash, director of the Perry Convention and Visitors Bureau, said several vendors are offering a variety of food items each Saturday, including bacon, egg and cheese biscuits, sausage biscuits, cinnamon rolls and coffee.

  • Sign up now for Schweizer Fest Talent Show

    TELL CITY – Registration forms for this summer’s Schweizer Fest Talent Show are now available at the Perry County Chamber of Commerce office at 601 Main St., in the lobby at German American Bank in downtown Tell City, at Conner Floor Covering at 12th   and Tell streets, or by calling Sharilyn Franzman at (812) 719-3017.

  • American Cancer Society and Perry County fight back against cancer through annual Relay For Life event

    TELL CITY – On June 5, 275 of Perry County residents came together at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County to help finish the fight against cancer.

    The event took place from 6 p.m. to midnight at City Hall Park in Tell City.

    The Relay For Life program is a community-based event where teams and individuals set up campsites at a City Hall Park in Tell City and take turns walking or running around City Hall.

  • Why county history is important and why you should support the Perry County Museum

    Editor’s Note: This story on the Perry County Courthouse Museum was penned by board member Eric Harris.


    You’ve probably heard things like, “History is important” and “Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it,” since you were in your first history class. Those phrases, like most clichés, are true but not seriously considered. History truly is important, but it’s also interesting.