Today's News

  • School menues for the week of Jan. 19-23

    Week of January 19-23
    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.
    Monday: No school
    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Taco salad, salsa, corn and peaches
    Wednesday: BREAKFAST -  French toast sticks LUNCH -  Hamburger on a bun, baked potato half, cole slaw and pineapple.

  • TCHS spaghetti dinner, silent auction planned for Saturday, Jan. 24

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior Senior High School Renaissance Leadership class will host a spaghetti dinner and silent auction Saturday, Jan. 24, in the Red Apple Inn before the boys junior-varisty and varsity basketball games.  
    Tickets for the dinner are $8 per meal and will include a serving of baked spaghetti catered by The Post, a side salad, a 20 oz. bottled drink and dessert.  
    Dinner will be served from 4:30 until 7 p.m.

  • Financial-aid workshop set for Jan. 22 at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop for seniors and their parents at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the high school library.
    Guest speaker Casey Trela of Ivy Tech will explain procedures for completing the Federal Application For Student Aid forms and answer questions seniors or parents may have.  
    Filing the FAFSA is required for consideration for financial assistance for all colleges and some scholarships.

  • Young three-time recipient of UK’s dean’s list honors

    TELL CITY – The University of Kentucky has announced that Elizabeth Jane Young has been named to the Dean’s List for the last three semesters.
    To be named to the Dean’s List a student must earn a grade-point average between a 3.6 to 4.0.
    Young is double majoring in biology and anthropology.
    She is the daughter of Theresa (Young) Kirchner of Evansville and Robert Young of Tell City.
    She is the granddaughter of Orville and Jane DeWitt of Hawesville, Ky., and Martha Young of Cloverport.

  • Girl Scout with Perry County ties earns highest Gold Award

    EVANSVILLE – Michaela Kunkler, a 16-year-old sophomore at Mater Dei High School in Evansville, recently completed requirements for the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can achieve.
    Kunkler is the daughter of William and Julia (Schank) Kunkler of Evansville, both previously of Perry County. She is the granddaughter of Larry and Margaret Schank of Cannelton and Jerome and Marlene Kunkler of Tell City.

  • Jace Lee Coyle

    Chris and Jennifer Coyle of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Jace Lee.
    He was delivered at 5:50 p.m. Dec. 11, 2014, at The Women’s Hospital.
    Jace weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Mrs. Coyle is the former Jennifer Stowe.
    Maternal grandparents are Pam Stowe Rogier of Cannelton and the late Barry Stowe.
    Paternal grandparents are Bill and Julie Coyle of Tell City.

  • Serena Rose Guillaume

    Ty and Stacey Guillaume of Apalona announce the birth of their daughter, Serena Rose.
    She was delivered Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20½ inches long.
    Mrs. Guillaume is the former Stacey LeClere.
    Serena has four older siblings, Seth William, 9½; Summer Hope, 7; Trey Joseph, 4½ and Tessa Grace, 2½.

  • Parker Daniel Sprinkle Newton

    Christopher Newton and Vanessa Sprinkle-Newton of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Parker Daniel Sprinkle Newton.
    He was delivered Oct. 22, 2014, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    Parker weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20¾ inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Bob and Vicki Sprinkle.
    Paternal grandparents are Terry and Darlene Newton, all from Tell City.

  • Thomson Brian Parke

    Eric and Emily Parke of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Thomson Brian.
    He was delivered Dec. 9, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    Thomson weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by his brother, Sawyer, 5, and sister, Cynthia, 3.
    Mrs. Parke is the former Emily Blinzinger.
    Maternal grandparents are Lynn and Dorothy Blinzinger of Tell City.
    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Diana Parke of Oakland City.

  • Birthdays

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    January 16