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Today's News

  • Cronin earns dean’s list spot at Manchester

    NORTH MANCHESTER – An area resident was named to the fall 2011 dean’s list at Manchester College.
    Dana Cronin of Tell City, a senior psychology and sociology major, earn-ed a spot on the list. Cronin is a graduate of Perry Central High School.
    To achieve the dean’s-list distinction, students must earn a semester grade point of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 12 semester hours. 
    For more about Manchester College, visit www.manchester.edu.

  • Kohnert earns degree from Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Joseph Kohnert graduated from Purdue University’s College of Engineering May 11. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

    While at Purdue, Kohnert earned Purdue’s Presidential Scholarship all four years. He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.
    Following his junior year, Kohnert completed an internship at Delphi Electronics and Safety in Kokomo and later accepted a position there. His employment began June 5.

  • Hall awarded two scholarships

    TELL CITY – Devin Hall, a 2012 graduate of Perry Central High School, was recently awarded two scholarships.

    The first was a $500 Neil Mulzer Memorial Scholarship to be used for tuition, book or lab fees. The second scholarship Hall earn-ed was the Indiana Association of Pediatric Hermatology-Oncology Nurses scholarship totaling $500. To receive this scholarship, Hall was asked to write an essay on his disease, histiocytosis.

  • Memorial service at Oakwood

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus and Vista Care Hospice will hold a memorial service at 3 p.m. Thursday.
    The service will be in remembrance of the friends and loved ones they have lost this past year.
    Any family members and friends are invited to attend.

  • Dog walk set for Thursday in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The newly formed Humane Society of Perry County Youth Group will host a dog walk Thursday.
    Registration will be at 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in City Hall Park in Tell City. The walk will begin at 7 p.m. and head to the river walkway at Sunset Park.
    Water will be provided for pets. Owners are asked to take their own animal waste disposal bags.

  • Bible trivia night at Tell City United Methodist

    TELL CITY – The Tell City United Methodist Church will host its first Bible Trivia Night Aug. 4.
    Teams with a maximum of eight players will enjoy a meal at 5 p.m. before competing in eight rounds of eight questions to see who has more Bible knowledge and can be crowned Bible trivia champions.

  • Baur – Zimmerman

    Nicole Baur and Ryan Zimmerman of Evanston announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • St. Augustine church picnic set for July 29

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 29. Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m.
    Parking will be available for the handicapped. The event will feature quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, yard sale, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, a cornhole tourney, baked goods and a grand raffle of 60 prizes totaling $2,600.
    Family-style chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carry-outs will be available.

  • TC 9-year-olds score 6 in last inning to win tourney

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY — Tell City’s age-9 all-stars rallied for six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Tell City’s age-10 all-stars 10-9 to win the Ohio River Riot 10-and-under girls softball tourney Saturday.

    Both Tell City teams went 2-0 in pool play, each defeating Muhlenberg County Chaos and the Hancock County All-Stars.

  • PC 8th-graders sweep doubleheader

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central’s eighth-grade baseball team got the better of their seventh-grade counterparts Monday, sweeping a doubleheader.

    Nine different eighth-graders got hits in game one, helping them earn a 10-5 win.

    Dakota Brewster drove in two runs while throwing three shutout innings from the mound.

    Aaron Lutgring and Kyle Goldman also added RBIs for the eighth grade.

    Dylan Seibert had the best showing at the plate for the seventh grade in game one, blasting a two-run double in the fourth inning.