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Today's News

  • 100th birthday celebration Sunday

    TELL CITY – Clarice James will celebrate her 100th birthday Sunday.

    She would enjoy receiving birthday cards to help in celebrating this momentous event.
    Birthday wishes and notes can be sent in her name to Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills, 402 19th St., Tell City, IN 47586.

  • Schweizer Fest annual talent show sign up

    TELL CITY –  Registration forms for this summer’s Schweizer Fest Talent Show, sponsored by the Cromwell Radio Group, are now available at the Perry County Chamber of Commerce, 601 Main St.; Conner Floor Covering, corner of 12th and Tell streets and online at www.tellcityschweizerfest.org.
    Contestants can also call Sharilyn Franzman at 719-3017 to have registration forms mailed to them and for more information. Contestants must be registered by Aug. 1.
    All details and rules of the contest are included with the registration form.

  • Encaustic printing workshop July 27

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch will present a workshop on encaustic printing July 27 from 2 to 3 p.m.
    Local amateur artist Laurie Dinkel will lead the workshop. Those attending are asked to take a warming tray, electric griddle or frying pan and mitten potholders if possible. Other necessary supplies will be provided.

  • Reunions, July 15 issue

    OTHS 1946-47
    TELL CITY – The Oil Township High School classes of 1946 and 1947 will have a class reunion July 27 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.
    Those attending are asked to arrive early to socialize before a noon luncheon is served. All other classes, families and friends are welcome to attend.

    Swaney
    TROY – The Swaney, Nicholson, Orander and Jordan family reunion will be held at noon Aug. 3 at the Troy Community Building in Troy.

  • Cole accepts Above and Beyond Award

    BLOOMINGTON – Natalie Cole was chosen by the Indiana University Faculty of the Graduate Accounting Program to receive its Above and Beyond Award.  

    This award is presented to a student who has demonstrated, during their university career, an effort above and beyond the normal student.
    Her name will become part of a permanent display in the Indiana University, Kelly School of Business Graduate Accounting Program.  

  • First Baptist VBS starts Tuesday

    ST. MEINRAD – First Baptist Church of St. Meinrad, 12913 E. Main St., will begin its summer vacation Bible school Tuesday and end Friday. Each day’s activities will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    A celebration will be at 6 p.m. Sunday. Children will be encouraged to seek the king of kings and his righteousness, organizers said.

  • Cannelton High School registration begins Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School will hold registration for the 2013-14 school year Aug. 5 and 6. Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first day of school for the district will be Aug. 12.
    Book-rental prices for the school year are $43 for sixth-graders; seventh-grade books are $50 and books for eighth-graders are $50.
    Book prices for students in ninth through 12th graders will vary according to their individual schedules.

  • Poehlein – Kessens

    Tom and Tammy Sanders and Mark and Debbie Poehlein of Tell City are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Jean Poehlein, to Ryan Wayne Kessens, son of Ronnie and Barbara Kessens of Siberia.

    The bride-elect and Mr. Kessens are 2009 graduates of Perry Central High School and went on to attend Indiana University in Bloomington. The bride-elect studied history and comparative literature. Mr. Kessens studied biotechnology with an emphasis on plant biology.

  • Youth baseball champions
  • Beard, Zuelly make All-SW Indiana

    EVANSVILLE - Tell City’s Spenser Beard and Trent Zuelly were named to the Evansville Courier & Press’ All-Southwestern Indiana baseball team Sunday.

    Beard, selected as one of the team’s three starting outfielders, led Tell City with a .451 batting average, 31 runs scored and a school-record 28 stolen bases.

    He tied Trent Rainey for the Marksmen’s RBI lead with 22.