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Today's News

  • Record-breaking year for PCCF’s trivia night

    TELL CITY – A record 20 teams competed in Perry County Community Foundation’s fifth annual Trivia Night that took place Saturday at the Schergens Center. The annual fundraiser allows trivia teams to compete for a chance to donate to their favorite charities.

    For the second year in a row, the News Hounds, sponsored by the Perry County News, took home first place. They will award $500 to Catholic Charities of the Tell City Deanery. This year, second- and third-place teams and the spirit team could also award to their favorite charity.

  • Community foundation Trivia Night winners

    Members of the News Hounds, who won the Perry County Community Foundation’s trivia contest for the second year in a row.

    Pictured from left, Gordon Frakes, Trina Severson, Mike Chann, Wendy Freeman-Chann, Kelly Hess, Mary Jeanne Schumacher, Louie Hall and Larry Goffinet. The team was sponsored by the Perry County News.

  • Pet of the Week

    DOZER is a 2-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier. He is a beautiful boy who enjoys going for long walks and being with people.

    Dozer was brought to the shelter after being found as a stray Dec. 9, on Chestnut Grove Road in Tell City. However, his family did not claim him or report him missing, so now he is waiting patiently for a new home. To meet Dozer or another dog or cat awaiting a new home, call the Perry County Animal Shelter at 547-6381, send email to perrycountyanimalshelter@gmail.com or stop by 200 Herzeele St. in Cannelton.

  • USI names dean’s fall semester dean’s list students

    PERRY COUNTY – Several undergraduate students of the University of Southern Indiana who hail from Perry County were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievement.

  • Perry Central High School releases honor roll

    LEOPOLD -- Perry Central High School has released names of students in grades seven through 12 earning honor roll distinction for the second nine weeks of the academic year. Students earning grade-point averages of 3.5 and above are:

  • Perry Central Elementary students recognized for academic achievements

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the second nine-week academic term and the first semester.
    Receiving honors for the second nine weeks are:

  • Coming Events

    Purdue Glee Club show sold out
    LINCOLN CITY – Friday evening’s concert by the Purdue University Glee Club at Heritage Hills High School is sold out.

    There will not be tickets available at the door for the 6:30 p.m. event. Danny and Brenda Buechler, whose son, Clint, is a senior member of the club, will welcome concert goers to the school Friday.
    They said they are thankful for the support shown by the community.

  • Community Events

    Kidney health class scheduled for Tuesday
    TELL CITY – There will be a free Kidney Smart Education class from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Fifth Third Bank community room in Tell City.

    The class is free and open to anyone who has been diagnosed with kidney disease.

    Family members are also encouraged to attend. For more information or to enroll for the class, call Julie Denu RN, or Travis Scifres at 547-1140.

  • PC Class of ’85 reunion meeting set for today at the Pour Haus

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central High School Class of 1985 will have a 30-year class reunion meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Pour Haus in Tell City.

  • Tell City’s Clayton earns Bellarmine dean’s list honor

    TELL CITY – James Greg Clayton of Tell City was recently named to Bellarmine University’s dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Placement on the list requires a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 academic scale.

    Clayton is double-majoring in criminal justice and sociology and plans to graduate in May.

    He is the son of Hugh Clayton and Kathy Clayton, both of Tell City.