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Today's News

  • Lip-syncin’ good time (updated with more photos)

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  • Check schemers land in jail after chase

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – A call from a local bank to the Tell City Police Department Wednesday turned into a chase and the arrest of three North Carolina men suspected of counterfeiting.

    Wednesday morning, an employee of German American Rivergate branch contacted TCPD about a male subject attempting to cash a fraudulent check. The employee advised police the subject had left the bank, got into the back seat of a dark-colored vehicle and left the scene.

  • Beard Cemetery report for 2012

    BRISTOW — The 2012 Beard Cemetery fund report has been released.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:
    Bill and Elfrieda Beard, $300; Elvin Walker in memory of Sharon Walker, $80; Lawrence Strugeon, $20; Lela Gentry, $40; Al and Helen Hudson, $35; Geraldine Reed, $100; Enid Kessner, $10; Cindy Culbertson, $20; Ray and Norma Kessner, $25; Mansford Harve, $20; Mary Beth Hirsh, $20; Angela Sketo, $20; Betty Hudson, $10; Shirley VanWinkle, $20; Wayne Albin, $20; anonymous donation, $10; Geraldine Reed in memory of Ruth Goffinet, $25.

  • Community Events, April 1

    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.


    Rome VFD annual meeting today

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Rome Community Center.

  • Indiana Artisan Marketplace preview Friday; annual event Saturday, Sunday

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Artisan Marketplace will offer greater access to the state’s best artists and “foodists” when it opens early for “A Taste of the Indiana Artisan Marketplace” preview party Friday. Guests will be able to buy one-of-a-kind art and food from more than 150 artisans while booths are stocked fully and the crowd is smaller

  • William Tell students hear inspirational message

    An academic assembly March 15 at William Tell Elementary featured guest speaker Levi Leffert, a senior at Heritage Hills High School, who spoke to the students about overcoming obstacles and living a life of confidence despite hardships.

  • Power of Youth grants still applications available

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Power of Youth Council is still accepting grants applications and would like to invite those in Perry County working with youth or wellness programs to apply.
    Up to $5,000 will be awarded for programs that involve Perry County youth or a focus on wellness that benefits Perry County.

  • Pioneer village supporters eye May 1 opening, busy season ahead

    ROCKPORT – The “Village People,” volunteers and supporters of Lincoln Pioneer Village in Rockport, met recently to map out the special events taking place at the village in coming months.

    The first thing on the agenda is the  Abe Lincoln Golf Scramble Saturday at The Rustic golf course in Rockport.  The golf scramble fundraiser will begin at 10 a.m. A $45 entry fee includes lunch and a golf cart. Contact Charlie Fincey at the village at 649-9147 for more information.

  • Cook on Hoosier Basketball’s top 60 list

    INDIANAPOLIS—Can-nelton guard Brandon Cook has been invited to participate in the 26th annual Hoosier Basketball Magazine Top 60 senior boys’ workout Sunday, April 7.
     Nine players who participated in the recent IHSAA state finals highlight the list of invitees, including Linton-Stockton’s Austin Karazsia and Dess Fougerousse.
    Statistical evaluation, game observation and statewide research were conducted throughout the season and the tourney to determine Hoosier Basketball ’s Top 60, according to the magazine’s press release.

  • Perry Central boys golf team aiming even higher this year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s boys golf team had the first winning record in its 10-year history last spring. And with five of the six starters back, the Commodores hope to do even better this year.
    The Commodores went 33-24 last year, including finishing fifth in the seven-team PLAC and seventh in the 13-team Jasper sectional.