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Today's News

  • Tell City edges PC in overtime

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

    LEOPOLD—McKenzie Hayes scored 22 points and hit four clutch free throws in overtime to help Tell City defeat county rival Perry Central 44-40 in girls basketball Monday.
    With just over a minute to play, Hannah Schaefer penetrated into the lane and scored the first points of overtime to give Tell City a 40-38 lead.
    The Commodores had four opportunities on the ensuing possession, but came away scoreless after a Brittany Parker three-pointer rolled in and out.

  • Malone named to IU dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON – Aaron Ross Malone has been named to the dean’s list at Indiana University for the 2012 fall semester. Students must have a 3.7 grade-point average or above on a 4.0 scale in order to be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana University.

    He will graduate in the spring of 2013 with a bachelor of science in human biology with a concentration in human health and disease, a certificate of business foundations from the Kelley School of Business, and minors in chemistry and psychology.

  • VU announces 2012 fall graduates

    VINCENNES – Vincennes University recently released its list of graduate students for fall 2012. The graduate list includes students from the Vincennes campus, Jasper campus, Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis, military bases and other extended sites.

  • Ribbon cutting for Greenhouse & Bouquets

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of The Greenhouse & Bouquets Nov. 8. 

  • St. Isidore confirmation class

    St. Isidore the Farmer Parish’s in Bristow held confirmation Oct. 14 at the St. Meinrad Parish.

  • Church News, Jan. 17

    Creation scientist to speak at CCC
    TELL CITY – David McQueen, a career geologist for Louisiana and a life-long creationist, will speak Jan. 20 at Community Christian Church, 821 10th St., in Tell City.

  • Community Events, Jan. 17

    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.


    Legion chicken dinners Jan. 27

    TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 in Tell City will sell fried chicken dinners beginning at noon Jan. 27 at the post home.

  • Miss Merry Christmas

    Kalea Jones was crowned Miss Merry Christmas Nov. 30, at Town Square Mall in Owensboro, Ky.

  • Hess – Kratzer

    Kristel Hess and Nicholas Kratzer were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The bride is the daughter of Donald and Lynda Hess of Derby. Mr. Kratzer is the son of Jim and Billie Faye Schwartz of Tell City and the late Albert Kratzer.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Brian Esarey.

  • Grayson Lee Leitner

    Derek and Kip Leitner of Sidney, Ohio, announce the birth of their son, Grayson Lee, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Leitner is the former Kip Klingel from Marion, Ohio. Grayson has two older brothers, Evan Joseph, 7, and Landon Alexander, 5.
    Grandparents are Dennis and Rose Mary Leitner of Tell City and Herb and Linda Klingel of Marion. Great-grandparents are Charles J. Leitner of Tell City and the late Edith Leitner and Oscar and Eva Poehlein.