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Today's News

  • Principal: Staff working to meet state requirements

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – A family night and scholastic book fair were conducted the previous evening, Elementary Principal Ginger Conrad reported at a regular Cannelton School Board meeting Sept. 22.

  • D of I members collecting items for young mothers

    PERRY COUNTY – Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 will host a baby shower for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption services.
    Any new or gently used items for pregnant girls will be accepted. Members ask that gifts not be wrapped, but that a price is marked on the item. Collection boxes are located in the St. Paul Catholic Church Narthex and at the entrances to St. Pius and St. Michael Catholic churches until Oct. 16. After Oct. 16, items will be taken to St. Elizabeth’s.

  • Community news, Oct. 3

    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.

  • Lights On welcomes art graduate

    The Perry Central Lights-On after-school program recently welcomed Emily Colucci, an Indiana State University graduate of art and art history.

    Colucci provided a workshop on canvas painting to students of various ages. Individual paintings will be made into a large mural and hung in the school. Pictured working with Colucci are Maddie Elmer, Isaiah James and Rikkie Oser. Colucci facilitated six workshops throughout September. Lights-On is provided by a 21st CCLC grant.

  • Yaggi – Evans

    John and Cindy Yaggi of Cannelton and Sam Trinkel of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Megan Elizabeth Yaggi and Christopher Michael Evans, both of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Cannelton High School and a 2006 graduate of Vincennes University with a degree in business administration and 2006 graduate of Vincennes Beauty College with a cosmetology license.
    She is a manager and hair stylist at Studio-Ten-O-One Salon and Spa in Tell City.

  • Commended students in 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program

    TELL CITY – Justin T. Sims has been named a commended student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program Tell City Junior-Senior High School principal Brad Ramsey announced.
    A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp., which conducts the program, will be presented by Ramsey to Sims.
    About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

  • Matt and Valerie Karpowicz

    Matt and Valerie Karpowicz celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 20, 2011, with a party at their house given by their children.

    There were many friends and family in attendance to celebrate with them.
    Mr. Karpowicz married the former Valerie Cotton Aug. 16, 1986.
    The couple has two children, Brandon Karpowicz of French Lick and Brittney Karpowicz of Evanston.

  • Darrel and Lois Cotton

    Darrel and Lois Maxine Cotton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family at Patti’s Place in Grand Rivers, Ky.

    Mr. Cotton and the former Lois Maxine Risse were united in marriage Sept. 16, 1961.
    They have two daughters Valerie (Cotton) Karpowicz and her husband, Matt Karpowicz and Sonia (Cotton) Bryant, all of Evanston. The couple also has five grandchildren, Brandon Karpowicz of French Lick, Brittney Karpowicz of Evanston, Jennifer Bryant of Newburgh and Nick Bryant and Amanda Bryant, both of Evanston.

  • Former Ky. Wesleyan pitcher in MLB playoffs

    Since Scott Rolen’s Cincinnati Reds and Jamey Carroll’s Los Angeles Dodgers did not make the Major League Baseball playoffs this year, you might think  there is no former area player in the playoffs. But you’d be wrong.
    Cory Wade, one of the New York Yankees’ top relief pitchers, pitched three years for Kentucky Wesleyan College.
    Wade, an Indianapolis native, graduated from Broad Ripple High School in 2001.

  • Wolfpack nips Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Cannelton had its best spiking match of the season but lost to Crawford County 25-19, 25-18, 18-25, 25-19 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We did a lot well,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We covered more, and we played the net better than we ever have.”
    Sarah Powers made 11 spikes, including nine kills, for the Bulldogs. Allicyn Garrett added six kills and 15 total spikes.
    Sammie James aided the hitters with 46 good sets.