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Today's News

  • Foerster takes reins as Tell City’s soccer coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Just as in football, Tell City hired a Tell City graduate to coach its varsity soccer team Tuesday.
    But Don Foerster did not star in soccer at Tell City, as the Marksmen did not offer that sport when he graduated in 1967.
    He said he learned the game from watching his sons play it, beginning more than 20 years ago when Anthony played on a North Spencer spring youth team where his teammates included current pro football quarterback Jay Cutler.

  • Wilkerson helps South beat North

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central graduate Mikey Wilkerson made an unassisted tackle and an assisted one to help the South beat the North 13-7 in the Grange Insurance Indiana All-Star Classic football game Friday.
    Wilkerson played linebacker for the South team.
    This was probably his last football game, as he does not plan to play college football.
    He led Perry Central to a sectional title last fall.

  • All four Tell City seniors to play college baseball

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s top 10 state ranking and first conference baseball title in 29 years apparently impressed college scouts.
    All four seniors from last spring’s Tell City team have signed or are close to signing with college teams.
    Pitcher Shane Weedman signed with Vincennes University before the season.

  • Ress to pitch for KWC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—For years one of Josalyn Ress’ goals was to play college softball.

  • Ryan George named TC’s football coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Thirty-three years ago former Tell City football star Bud George returned to his hometown to become the Marksmen’s coach. Now his youngest son is following in his footsteps.

  • Rudolph – Purcell

    Mr. and Mrs. Don Rudolph and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Purcell announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Laura Marie Rudolph and Michael Ray Purcell.

  • May – Schnieders

    Rick May of Tell City and Rebecca May of New Bos-ton announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Allison Nicole May, to Daniel Hutt Schnieders of Ferdinand, son of James and Carla Schnieders of Ferdinand.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2010 graduate of Butler University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and Spanish.
    She is a fourth-grade teacher at William Tell Elementary School.

  • Operation Round Up grant, scholarships awarded

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power has awarded an Operation Round Up grant and scholarships. Cooperative members taking part in the program voluntarily allow Southern Indiana Power to round up their electric bill to the next whole dollar. The “change” is then placed in a trust fund for distribution to philanthropic organizations or for quality of life improvement purposes in the Southern Indiana Power service area.

  • Braun attends Purdue entrepreneurship academy

    TELL CITY – Rachel Braun, a senior this fall at Tell City High School, participated this summer at Purdue University’s-Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy, earning a $500 Purdue University voucher, which can be used toward tuition costs.
    Her team of five placed first in the week-long academy. Teams were given high-tech business case studies. The teams tested the business’ viability, determined capital needs, and devised management plans. She was chosen as one of only 51 students from across the state of Indiana.

  • Community events, July 21

    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-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.