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Today's News

  • Cannelton students learn to swing

    The fourth grade music class of Cannelton Elementary School, under the direction of Sharla Adams, integrated math, reading, spelling and physical education as they receive instruction on how to swing dance. Picture here watching the dancers from the left, are Natasha Mullis, Samantha C., Madison Huff and Madison Little.

  • Community Events, Sept. 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.

    Tractor association to meet today
    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at the Branchville Conservation Club.
    New members are always welcome to attend.

  • Brielle Harth joins Werner Drug Store as pharmacist

    TELL CITY – Werner Drug Store, the only independent drug store in Perry County, is continuing the tradition of family business with the addition of its newest pharmacist, Brielle Harth. Harth, daughter of current owner Brad Harth, has joined her father in the business, which has been locally owned since its opening in 1934.

    The younger Harth graduated from Purdue University College of Pharmacy in May and passed her Indiana Board of Pharmacy certification in July. She began working at the pharmacy immediately.

  • La Leche League moves meetings to Ferdinand

    FERDINAND – The Breastfeeding and Parenting Support Group La Leche League is meeting at a new time, date and place.
    The group will gather at 10 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month from September until December at 1035 Virginia St., Ferdinand.
    The group usually gathers in Ireland at the St. Mary’s Community Center next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
    The La Leche League is a support group for all pregnant and breast-feeding mothers and for all mothers who previously breast-fed any children for any length of time.

  • Malone twins to celebrate 80th birthday

    TELL CITY – An open house to celebrate the 80th birthday of the Malone twins, Beula (Malone) James and Eula (Malone) Smith, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Union Hall (Democratic Headquarters) in Tell City.
    The two women were born Sept. 17, 1931, and invited friends and family to help them celebrate the occasion.

  • Birth announcements, Sept. 1

    Madison Marie Sisley
    Waylon and Erin Sisley of Grandview announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Marie Sisley, Tuesday June 21, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Sisley is the former Erin Ubelhor.
    Madison was baptized July 31 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Chrisney. Deacon Mike Waninger officiated. Godparents are Jared Ubelhor of rural Birdseye and Jennifer Aldridge of Indianapolis.

  • Litherland – Jones

    Joe and Gayle Litherland of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lacy Litherland, to Adam Jones, son of Larry Jones of Indianapolis and Sherri Jones of Owensboro, Ky.

    The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Tell City High School and works at Perry County Memorial Hospital and Main Event Cheer and Gymnastics in Tell City.
    Mr. Jones is a 2001 graduate of Tell City High School. He works in maintenance inventory at ATTC Manufacturing in Tell City.

  • Barnes – Gayer

    Dave and Laverne Peter and Chris and Karen Gayer, all of Tell City, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Todd Gayer of Bloomington, to Jamie Barnes of Bloomington, daughter of Richard and Cheri Dover of Godfrey, Ill.

    The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Alton Senior High School in Alton and graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a degree in human resources.
    She is currently employed at Indiana University as a compensation consultant.

  • Marksmen outshoot South Spencer

    TELL CITY—Jessica Ballman shot 58 for medalist honors as Tell City beat South Spencer 261-268 in girls golf Wednesday.
    Other Tell City scorers were Amber Fentress with a 65, Jenny Hess 68, and Courtney Blinzinger 70.
    Tell City, 1-2, will visit Floyd Central today at 4:30 p.m.

  • Boonville shuts down Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Blake Cobb scored five goals as Boonville beat Tell City 8-1 in boys soccer Wednesday.
    The score was tied 1-1 late in the first half, but Boonville scored two quick goals before halftime.
    “We got tired,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster. “We didn’t have the depth. We had seven on the bench but some of them need a little more time to get ready for varsity soccer.”
    He also said the Marksmen got away from their possession game in the second half.