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Today's News

  • Memorial golf scramble winners
  • Zumba party for charity June 27

    TELL CITY – Everbody’s Gym will host a Zumba party from 7 to 9 p.m. June 27 in the back parking lot of William Tell Elementary School.
    Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event. Proceeds from the party will benefit Autism Speaks, a charity Blair Walsh and Tyler Rainey will be running for in the Chicago Marathon.
    Those participating may also pay $5 per song to have Walsh and Rainey dance with the group.

  • Chinns’ birdie playoff takes Glen Ress title

    TELL CITY — Bruce and Andy Chinn of Tell City birdied the first playoff hole to edge Keith Pierrard and David Litherland for first place in the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble Sunday.

    The Chinns and Pierrard and Litherland each shot 127 through the regulation 36 holes for the two-day tourney.
    The Chinns became the first father-and-son team to win the tourney.

  • Lindauer - Mehling

    Kelvin and Linda Lindauer of St. Meinrad announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica Nicole, to Ryan John Mehling, son of Richard and Jane Mehling of Huntingburg.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Perry Central High School and a May 2011 graduate of Vincennes University Jasper Campus of Applied Science. She is employed by Dale Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician.
    Mr. Mehling graduated from Forest Park High School in 2005. He is employed by Tim Mehling Trucking.

  • Elijah Robert Younger

    Adam and Megan Younger of Phoenix, Ariz., announce the birth of their son, Elijah Robert Younger, Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Banner Desert Medical Center.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Younger is the former Megan Newton.
    Grandparents are Rick and Lisa Newton of Tell City, Bob Younger of Indianapolis and Mary Schiel of Ypsilanti, Mich.
    Great-grandparents are Faye Davis of Tell City and the late Bill David and Russel and Catherine Newton.

  • Roos – Braun

    Chris Braun and Courtney Roos announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-elect is a 2009 home-school graduate. She graduated from Ivy Tech in 2012 with an associate’s degree in office administration and is employed with the Perry County News. She is the daughter of Brian and Darla Roos of Evanston.
    Mr. Braun graduated from Tell City High School in 2008. He is a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force, stationed at Scott AFB, Ill. He is the son of David and Debbie Braun of Troy.

  • Tell City Panthers win Seymour tourney

    SEYMOUR — Morgan Schuetter led the Tell City Panthers in hits, RBIs and runs scored as they won the Thunder Classic age-14-and-under girls softball tourney last weekend.

    The Panthers won three of four pool games. They beat Seymour 14-2 but then committed three errors in the first inning as they lost to Indiana Tomahawks 8-3.

    They rebounded to beat Edgewood Fire & Ice 13-3 and Southern Indiana Crushers 6-5 to earn the No. 2 seed for the single-elimination bracket.

  • James – Welp

    Aubrey James of Ferdinand and David Welp of Huntingburg announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Tony and Kathy James of Ferdinand. She is a 2008 graduate of Forest Park High School and a 2012 graduate of University of Evansville with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She works as an emergency room nurse at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

  • UPDATE: Police rule Gatchel deaths murder-suicide

    GATCHEL – State police have identified two bodies found inside a Gatchel-area home Monday night as a mother and son and ruled the deaths a murder-suicide.

    Troopers said Franklin Anthony Kirk, 47, shot and killed his 64-year-old mother, Elaine S. Kirk, at their residence at 13340 Mason Drive. Franklin Kirk then took his own life. A handgun was recovered at the scene, police said.

  • Parks and Rec board to meet Wednesday

    ROME - The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Wilkerson County Park in Rome.