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Today's News

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  • Adams is 2014 fair queen

    Isabel Adams was crowned Miss Perry County 2014 during the 4-H Queen and Junior Miss Contest at the fairgrounds Thursday evening.

    She is the daughter of Dan and Donna Adams of rural Birdseye and a 2014 Perry Central High School graduate.

    She was one of four candidates vying for the title of Miss Perry County.

  • Age-5-6 girls softball action

    The Fraternal Order of Police team, the No. 4 seed in the tourney, beat Scrub Corner 22-8 for the title in Tell City's age-5-6 girls playoff tourney Wednesday. See accompanying photos from the championship game.

  • Casey Electric sweeps 9-10 titles

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Jayden Casebolt and Justice Cash combined to pitch a three-hitter as Casey Electric shut out Team Central 9-0 to win Tell City’s age-9-10 girls softball playoff tourney Wednesday.
    Casebolt struck out 10 and walked one in four innings. Cash struck out three and walked one in two innings.
    For the season Casebolt struck out 102 and walked only eight in 33 1⁄3 innings pitched.
    Cash went 2 for 2 to lead Casey’s five-hit attack.

  • Best Chairs Foundation Inc. awards scholarships to area students

    TELL CITY – Five area students were recipients of scholarships awarded by Best Chairs Foundation Inc. The students are dependent children of full time employees of Best Home Furnishings and were selected by the Dubois County Community Foundation.  

    Four $4,000 scholarships were awarded for a four-year degree and one $2,000 scholarship was awarded for a two- year degree.  

  • Local author Zoglman to hold book signing at public library Saturday

    TELL CITY – Area author Joan Zoglman, a lifelong resident of rural southern Indiana, will hold a book signing at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Perry County Public Library’s Tell City branch.

    Zoglman’s creative writing has been published in several poetry anthologies and inspirational magazines.

  • Local students earn Kentucky Wesleyan College honors

    OWENSBORO – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the spring 2014 president’s and dean’s lists.

    To be eligible for the president’s list for superior academic achievement, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School recognizes high-achieving students

    TELL CITY – As published in the June 30 edition of the News, the Tell City Junior Senior High School hosted its annual honor program last month, recognizing 169 students for academic achievement. Below is a complete listing of award recipients.

    Principal’s Awards for Academic Excellence recipients were those students in grades seven through eleven who were the top students with the highest grade-point average for the year.

  • St. Augustine picnic to be held Sunday, July 27

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the church. Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m.

    There will be parking available for disabled guests. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, a silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for all ages, baked goods and a grand raffle of 75 prizes totaling $3,000.  

  • Tell City First Baptist to host “Weird Animals” Bible school

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites children to attend vacation Bible school from July 14 through July 18.

    The theme this year is “Weird Animals.” Throughout the week, kids will discover that Jesus’ love is one-of-a-kind.

    Kids will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible memory buddies and make crafts.