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Today's News

  • Back to school time again! - William Tell Elementary information

    William tell announces back-to-school information
    TELL CITY – All kindergarten through sixth-grade parents are asked to visit William Tell Elementary during bookstore-registration hours in August. Parents can also register online through Harmony.
    Book rental fees and updating student information can all be done during bookstore hours and on Harmony. Hours are as follows: from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 7; from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9.

  • Cooper named to IU Southeast dean’s list

    NEW ALBANY – Heather Nicole Cooper has earned a spot on the spring 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University Southeast. This is her fourth appearance on the IU Southeast dean’s list.

    She is a junior nursing major and a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    Cooper is the daughter of Kurt and Carla Cooper of Tell City and Paula Cooper of Leopold.

  • Tri Kappa Kaffee Klatch Aug. 8

    TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa would like to invite the community to its traditional Kaffee Klatch breakfast Aug. 8 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.

  • Norman and Sharon Lange

    Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lange of Ferdinand will celebrate their silver anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Ferdinand Catholic Church. A reception will follow Mass at the Ferdinand American Legion for family members only.

    Mr. Lange and Sharon Rogier were married Aug. 22, 1987, at St. Isidore Catholic Church near Bristow by the Rev. Keith McClellan.
    Their attendants were Carol Schwoeppe, Darla Sixx, Diane Harrison, Mary Cassidy Richard, Ernest Lange and the late Alfred and John Lange.

  • Fun in the Bug Zone

    Youngsters from St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold, as well as other local parishes, enjoyed a week’s worth of activities during vacation Bible school held from June 11 through June 15.

    This year’s theme was Bug Zone. Children from preschool through fifth grade participated in this event.

  • Post office changes to blame for delivery woes

    Dave Eldridge

    Publisher

    To our valued subscribers living close by in Spencer County – and possibly Dubois, Harrison and Warrick – I must apologize to you if your newspaper has been delayed by as much as five days in the last few weeks. 

    It seems that the postal service has made some significant changes in the way they handle delivery of our newspapers to your home or business after leaving Tell City.

  • Fall, winter leagues now forming

    TELL CITY—Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center.
    Organizational meetings will be held 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 for the Sunday couples league, 7 p.m. Aug. 13 for the Monday three-person league, 7 p.m. Aug. 14 for the Tuesday three-person league, 9 a.m. Aug. 15 for the Wednesday four-person league, 1 p.m. Aug. 15 for the senior citizens league, 7 p.m. Aug. 15 for the Wednesday three-woman league, 7 p.m. Aug. 16 for the Thursday three-man league, and 7 p.m. Aug. 17 for the Friday four-person mixed league.

  • Newton wins SIRS 5K run

    TELL CITY—Alex Newton won Southern Indiana Resource Solutions’ 5-kilometer run June 30.
    Newton, Perry Central’s top cross country runner, completed the race in 17 minutes, 1 second, 27 seconds ahead of runner-up Ty Guillaume.
    Caleb Sherry was third in 17:59.
    Kim Strobel was the women’s winner and placed ninth overall in 20:23.
    Cathryn Peter was the women’s runner-up in 21:18 and Jillian Theis was the third-place woman in 22:31.

  • LaGrange helps South to win in Indiana North-South game

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central graduate Hunter LaGrange was a key member of the defense that propelled the South to a 16-7 win over the North in Indiana’s annual Grange Insurance/IFCA North-South All-Star Classic football game Friday.
    LaGrange started at outside linebacker for the South. He made a solo tackle for a loss late in the first half and also assisted on two tackles.
    “The South defense pretty well shut the North down,” said LaGrange. “The North got one big play on blown coverage, but other than that it was all South.”

  • Cronin made huge impact on PC football

    Eddie Cronin was a big man who made a big impact on Perry Central’s football program.
    Cronin died Friday at age 30 as the result of an automobile wreck.
    No one person has ever made a football team, but it is safe to say that without him Perry Central would not have made its first trip to the Class A state championship game in 1999.