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Today's News

  • Day School ousts Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Evansville Day scored six goals in the second half to pull away from Tell City 8-2 in the Class A IHSAA boys soccer sectional semifinals Wednesday.

  • Titans cruise past Marksmen

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern passed for 214 yards to defeat Tell City 56-14 in PAC football Friday.
    Gibson Southern started its opening possession at midfield. The Titans used a no-huddle offense and drove down the field. Quarterback Jordan Scheller completed 3 of 4 passes, including a 9-yard touchdown pass to Alex Creamer.
    Tell City lost a fumble and running back Reese Miller on its second play of the game, as Miller sprained an ankle and did not return.

  • Quick Blackhawks whip Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley took advantage of five Perry Central turnovers and beat the Commodores 29-14 in PLAC football Friday.

  • Community Events, Oct. 10

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mail ed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Dutch oven cook-off at Patoka Lake Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – Take your Dutch oven cookware, supplies, ingredients and set up with a friendly competition at Patoka’s Autumn Getaway ninth annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Registration begins at noon. Cooking will begin at 12:30 p.m. and your dish will be judged upon completion. All culinary skill levels from beginner to advanced are welcome to try their hand as Dutch oven chef.

  • Benefit for local woman set for Oct. 29

    BRISTOW – A benefit to raise funds for Lois Aders will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Bristow Community Center.
    Aders has myeloma, a type of bone cancer that is not curable. The benefit is to help raise funds for her medical costs and other bills. The day will be filled with activities for children and adults.
    A yard and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by Fruits of the Spirit performing at 1 p.m.

  • PCMH to offer CPR, first aid classes Oct. 19, 20 in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Heartsaver Automated External Defibrillator-cardiopulmonary resuscitation class will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Registration deadline is Oct. 18.
    The class will cover rescue breathing, relief of choking, AED and CPR for adults, children and infants.
    The Heartsaver First Aid class will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Registration deadline is Oct. 19. Topics to be covered are first aid basics, care for medical, injury and environmental emergencies.

  • WTE Constitution Day

    Sixth-grade students in Kevin Rhodes’ social studies class presented the “Constitution Day” live announcements Sept. 16 at William Tell Elementary. Students from the class pictured in front from the left are Lucas Kleeman, Whitaker Lyons, Bryson Naviaux and Zachary Butler. Back row: Becca Simpson, Corrie Kimbril, Jenna Coyle, Jana Lacy, Emili Stephens and Amethyst Dunn.

  • Schroeder – Hedinger

    Alan and Nancy Schroeder and Charles and Diana Hedinger, all of Tell City, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Alie Schroeder and Jared Hedinger.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Vincennes University with an associate’s degree in surgical technology.
    She is a certified surgical technologist at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.

  • COLUMN: TC Electric marks 70 years

    By MARLOW SMETHURST, Guest Columnist

    The Tell City Electric Department celebrates its 70th anniversary today. Before 1941, electric service to Tell City and the surrounding area, including Cannelton, Troy and Hawesville, Ky., was provided by the Ohio River Power Company, which owned and operated an electricity-generation plant in Tell City.