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Today's News

  • Reunions, June 10

    TCHS 1973
    TELL CITY – Tell City High School Class of 1973 will hold an organization and planning meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fiesta Grande.
    All classmates are invited to attend to help plan the upcoming reunion.

    Rickenbaugh family

    PERRY COUNTY – The Rickenbaugh family reunion is set for June 30 at the Rickenbaugh House at Seline Lake in Perry County.
    A basket dinner will begin around noon. Campsites are available for family members.

  • Annual pageant entries

    TELL CITY – Applicants are sought for the 2013 Schweizer Fest pageant. Applications are ready and available at Cinderella’s, 922 Main St. Tell City.
    Age groups this year are as follows: Mini Princess, girls 2 to 3 years of age; Little Princess, 4 to 5 years of age Miss Princess, girls 6 to 8 years of age; Mini Prince, boys 2 to 3 years of age; Little Mister, boys 4 to 5 years of age; Mister Prince, 6 to 8 years of age; Junior Miss, girls 9 to 12 years of age; Teen Miss, girls 13 to 16 years of age; Miss Queen, girls 17 to 22 years of age.

  • Annual Derby Riverfest set to kick off June 22

    DERBY – Derby Community Association is accepting applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest June 22 at Mulzer Park in Derby.
    Fest activities will include a flea market, community yard sales, antique tractor and gas engine show, a tractor pull for kids, free kids games, a 5K run-walk, a bowfishing tournament and live entertainment.
    Food, beverages and wine tasting will also be available.
    Proceeds from the event will benefit the community association.

  • Yoga class at library

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Pubic Library – Tell City branch will conduct a yoga class hosted by Breanne Walsh of Everbody’s Fun and Fitness. The class will be at 1 p.m. June 29 at the library.
    Walsh will teach basic yoga posture and breathing techniques, which can increase strength and flexibility as well as reducing stress levels.
    The class is suited for all levels and chairs will be provided for those unable to stand.
    Attendance is limited to 15. Registrations can be taken at the Tell City branch or by calling 547-2661.

  • Dupont – Kempf

    Breanna Dupont and Jeremy Kempf were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy.

    The bride is the daughter of Frank and Rebecca Dupont of Tell City. Mr. Kempf is the son of Michael and Joanie Howland of Tell City and the late Allen Kempf.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Sengole Thomas.

  • Mullis – Schaeffer

    Aundrea Marie Mullis of Santa Claus and Eric Robert Schaeffer of Birdseye announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Darrell and Marlene Mullis of Santa Claus. She is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2010 graduate of Southern Indiana School of Therapeutic Touch.
    She works at the Wellness Center in Huntingburg.
    Mr. Schaeffer is the son of Jeff and Ann Schaeffer of Birdseye. He is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School. He works at Mullis Custom Homes in Santa Claus.

  • Jerden – Burris

    Dr. and Mrs. Eric Burris of Tell City announce the engagement of their son, Adam Burris, to Leah Jerden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Jerden of Bloomington.

    The bride-elect and Mr. Burris are graduates of Indiana University. Mr. Burris is employed with PeopleMatter as an account executive.
    The bride-elect is a communications assistant for Kiawah Island Community Association.
    An October wedding in Charleston, S.C., is planned.

  • Cash Waggner moves to 4-0

    TELL CITY—Natalie Sanders had three hits and Mollie Ingle had four RBIs as Cash Waggner ran its record to 4-0 with a 10-2 age-13-16 girls softball win over Goffinet Homes Wednesday.
    Sanders hit a double and two singles and scored two runs. Ingle had a double, single, walk and RBI grounder.
    Pool player Chelsey Billings also had two hits for Cash Waggner.
    Shannon Bryant and Monica Bartley combined to pitch a one-hitter for Cash Waggner.
    Bryant struck out five and walked two in four innings. Bartley struck out one in pitching a 1-2-3 fifth inning.

  • Waninger shoots 93 in regional

    HENRYVILLE—Tell City sophomore Mason Waninger shot a 93 in the IHSAA boys golf regional at Champions Pointe course Thursday.
    “Obviously he wasn’t real happy with his score, but he didn't play all that bad,” said Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch. “He hit the ball well most of the day, but he had a few bad holes that hurt him.
    “This regional had a really strong field and it was a good experience for him. I expect him to be back there the next two years and possibly advance farther with the way he has improved his game and I’m sure will continue to improve.

  • Kaebra continues a LaGrange tradition

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—When Heritage Hills senior Kaebra LaGrange signed last month to play volleyball and basketball for Oakland City University, she was continuing a family tradition in more ways than one.
    Her parents, John and Tammy (formerly Nixon) LaGrange, each played a sport for Oakland City—John basketball and Tammy volleyball.
    Kaebra will also be the seventh grandchild of Ovalee and Dorothy LaGrange to play college sports. And several others had opportunities to do so in this athletic family.