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Today's News

  • Community Events, Dec. 6

    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.

    DAR Christmas party today
    CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct their annual Christmas party for members at 5:30 p.m. today.

  • Candlelight tour at Pioneer Village

    PERRY COUNTY – Allow yourself to be transported back in time to the simpler pleasures of the 19th century as you wander through the wooded winter landscape of Shubael Little Pioneer Village, guided only by the soft glow of lanterns and candles.
    A tour of the Perry County attraction is scheduled for 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
    Enjoy the voices of carolers cutting through the crisp evening air as you savor the anticipation of what you’ll find at each of the candlelit cabins.

  • Zayden Emmerson Shane McCoskey

    Haley Coogan and David McCoskey of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Zayden Emmerson Shane McCoskey, Friday, Nov. 29, 2012, at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Zayden has one older sibling, Nevaeh Izabelle Dawn McCoskey, 1.
    Grandparents are Kim and James Malone and Bill McCoskey, all of Tell City. Great-grandparents are Mary and Paul Van Note of Tell City.

  • Tristann Faith Overstreet

    Tommy and Heather Ov-erstreet of Tell City an-nounce the birth of their daughter, Tristann Faith Overstreet, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Overstreet is the former Heather Blackwood. The Overstreets had one other child, the late Keagan Lee Overstreet.
    Grandparents are Phil and Judy Hinton of Cannelton, Ken and Bernie Overstreet in Tell City and James and Jennifer Blackwood of Pell City, Ala.

  • Bayden Christopher Leisner-Kahler

    Shawn Kahler and Courtney Leisner of rural Tell City announce the birth of their son, Bayden Christopher Leisner-Kahler, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Betty Jean Leisner of Bristow and the late Shawn Leisner. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Connie Kahler of Cannelton.

  • Case Joshua Hippen

    Josh and Danielle Hippen of Derby announce the birth of their son, Case Joshua Hippen, June 17, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 23 inches long.
    Mrs. Hippen is the former Danielle Peter of St. Marks.
    Grandparents are Danny and Brenda Peter of Derby and Pat and Jodi Griffin of Georgetown.
    Great-grandparents are Elsie Arnold of Tell City, David and Wanda Hippen of Sterling, Ill., and the late Ray Arnold and Juanita Peter.

  • Jase Lee Harrison

    Jason and Tracie Harrison of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Jase Lee Harrison, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Harrison is the former Tracie Mallory. Jase has one older sibling, Paige Harrison, 3.
    Grandparents are Rick and Peggy Mallory of Tell City and Jesse and Dianne Harrison of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Charles and Clara Rita Mallory of Tell City, Carl and Mary Sommer of Rome, Anna Harrison of Tell City and Ruth Rogier of Tell City.

  • Allen and Charlotte Goffinet

    Allen and Charlotte Goffinet celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 22, 2012. The couple’s family gathered at the home of their daughter in Bloomington to honor Mr. and Mrs. Goffinet.

    The couple were married Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 1962. They have a daughter, Leah, and a son, Kevin. They also have four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Attending the celebration were Mr. and Mrs. Goffinet’s children and their families, along with Mrs. Goffinet’s mother, Oda May Terry.

  • Let’s have new league take place of NHL

    The Evansville Icemen, a minor league hockey team, surprised a lot of people, including me by drawing crowds as large as 9,403 for a game last season.
    When I read that they needed an average attendance of 3,000 to make money under their lease in the new Ford Center, I didn’t think they could do it, considering the Evansville Triplets, a top-level (Class AAA) minor league baseball team averaged only about half that attendance in the late 1970s and early ’80s and baseball is more popular in southwestern Indiana than hockey is.

  • Castle sinks Tell City

    NEWBURGH—Castle swept the top three places in all but one event to beat Tell City 143-23 in boys swimming Thursday.
    Donovan Ingle earned Tell City’s only third place, swimming the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:35.87. Teammate Gage Otto placed fourth in that event in 1:40.93.
    Collin Malone and Will Roberts each earned two fourth places for the Marksmen.
    Malone swam the 50 freestyle in 29.94 seconds and the 500 free in 7:17.34.
    Roberts swam the 200 individual medley in 3:06.97 and the 100 free in 1:02.86.