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Today's News

  • Land named to library-board seat

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners accepted at a regular meeting Nov. 5 the only applicant for an open library-board seat, but her term will go only to the end of the year.

    Jane Land was the only person to submit a letter of interest after County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg reported Oct. 1 board member David Carney had announced his resignation.

  • Biggest Loser contestants back in Tell City Nov. 28

    TELL CITY – Roy and Chris Pickler, who were contestants on the NBC hit TV show, “The Biggest Loser,” will be available to talk one-on-one at EverBody’s Fun & Fitness Center Nov. 28.
    Consultations will be $25 for 30-minute time slots. Get the chance to ask questions about what they learned firsthand on the ranch with their coaches and other diet and fitness professionals.
    Since the show, the couple have made a life of traveling and speaking to others who are wanting to start this weight-loss journey themselves.

  • Community Foundation’s annual trivia night now accepting reservations

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation will host its third annual Trivia Night Fundraiser this year, which offers light-hearted competition for know-it-all trivia junkies and some fun for those who simply enjoy supporting a good cause.
    The event will be held Jan. 19 at the Schergens Center in Tell City. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The trivia game will begin at 7 p.m. Reservations are required to attend the event.

  • Day of Caring
  • Friends invited to Whitcomb birthday open house

    TELL CITY – A birthday celebration for former Indiana Gov. Ed Whitcomb will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • Schaefer – Strobel

    Trina Schaefer of Adyeville and Jimmy Strobel of Dale were united in marriage during an outdoor, afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 21, 2012, at the 320 Ranch in Big Sky, Mont.

    The bride is the daughter of Pauline Schaefer of St. Meinrad and the late Harold Schaefer. Mr. Strobel is the son of Jim and Dorothy Strobel of Dale.
    The Rev. Darius Larsen officiated the ceremony.

  • Observance will honor those who give back

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Thursday will be Perry County Philanthropy Day, according to a proclamation the county commissioners signed at a regular meeting Nov. 5.

    Introduced by Rebecca Fenn, United Way of Perry County executive director, Perry County Power of Youth Council members Nick Coultas, Andrew Mosby and Levi Hilgenhold attended the meeting to present the proclamation. Coultas served as the group’s spokesman.

  • William Tell earns A in state ranking

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – More than 61 percent of Indiana’s schools received A or B letter grades for the 2011-12 school year as part of a school accountability ranking. Locally, William Tell Elementary School earned an A while Tell City Junior-Senior High School earned a B ranking. Both schools improved their standings by one letter grade over last year.

    Perry Central Schools received C rankings, as did Cannelton City Schools.

  • Cannelton winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    November
    21    Wood Memorial    H    7:30
    24    Tell City    H    6:00
    30    Perry Central    T    6:30
    December
    1  4    South Spencer    H    7:30
    20    Lanesville    H    7:00
    27    Tecumseh Invt.    T    11:45

  • Tell City has its biggest girls swim team ever

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With 23 members, Tell City has its biggest girls swim team in the squad’s 33-year history. Now it’s up to new coach Angie Spinner to sort them out.
    Spinner said Tuesday she will be able to put three girls in every event, but she’s not sure who will swim what yet.
    Charissa Lahee, one of four seniors on the team, is the only PAC champion returning as she took the 100-yard freestyle in 58.78 seconds last year. She was also on the winning 200 medley relay team.