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  • Bicentennial parade Saturday

    TELL CITY – City streets will undoubtedly be lined with people Saturday. A planned parade will celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial and Perry County’s role in shaping the nation’s 19th state. Honoring 200 years of statehood, dozens of local businesses, organizations and government offices will participate with floats.

    “We want a big parade to celebrate the bicentennial,” said Betty Cash, director of the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is coordinating the parade with help from others, including Bill Amos.

  • Fifty-six Tri-State golfers take in Hoosier Heights Ladies Invitational

    TELL CITY - A total of 56 women from the Tri-State area participated in the July 19 Hoosier Heights Country Club Ladies Invitational.
    Results were as follows:
    Flight A-Gross:
    First-Kathy Hilgeman/Monica Weiss-66
    Second- Rese James/Beki Raymer-71
    Third-June Cline/Martha Luckett-72
     Flight A-Net:
    First-Jane Miller/Tammy Thompson-53
    Second-Valerie Bush/Linda Zahn-54
    Third-Jennifer Henderson/Jan Howard-55
    Flight B-Gross:
    First-Brenda Hauser/Rhonda Young-77

  • USI’s Deom ready for college baseball

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat Sports Editor

  • Schweizer Fest scheduled packed with sporting events

    Old-timers baseball game Aug. 9


    TELL CITY – TELL CITY – The 42nd annual Old Timers Baseball Game will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Frank Clemens Field at Walter Hagedorn Park. All tri-state players, both active and inactive, over the age of 40 are encouraged to participate and to wear the uniforms they wore during their playing days (if they still fit).

  • USI’s Deom ready for college baseball


    Sports Editor


    ROCKPORT – After spending the spring redshirting at the University of Southern Indiana, 2016 Tell City graduate Spenser Deom made up for the lost time off the field this summer playing for Rockport in American Legion baseball.

    “It was wonderful; it took me a little while to get back into it,” Deom said. “I wanted to play; it drove me nuts not playing all spring.”

  • Tell City Schools working to keep connected to alumni

    TELL CITY – Are you a Marksmen alumni? If so, Tell City High School Principal Brad Ramsey is asking for your contact information so he can communicate about how Tell City High School is doing. “Our Dear Old School has gone through some major changes recently while still adhering to the core values of excellent academic standards and extra-curricular pride,” he said. “We have been incredibly excited and proud to have received state and federal level academic recognition as an A-Rated and Four-Star School!”

  • A final response to Lafayette’s tale of a fateful trip




  • Promoting a safer Indiana for all Hoosiers

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    Guest Columnist


    During the 2016 legislative session, House Republicans placed a special emphasis on enacting policies promoting greater public safety for Hoosiers. Combating the threats that face us right here at home is something those on both sides of the aisle can work toward.

    One of these threats, human trafficking, is unfortunately the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world. Several new Indiana laws focus on combating this heinous crime.

  • Is lunch or dinner at noon?

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    Do you call your noon meal lunch or dinner?

    Thinking about many of the old farmers I used to work for had me thinking last week about the words we describe our noon meal.

    In fact, a man well into his 80s recently said he had to get home and fix dinner for a lady friend. It was 11 a.m.

    Most of us refer to dinner as an evening meal and many of us simply call it “supper.”