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Today's News

  • GED testing available at Perry Central in August, September

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.

  • Dylan Marie and Addie Lynn Rayburn

    Toni and Matt Rayburn of Mount Juliet, Tenn., announce the birth of their twin daughters, Dylan Marie and Addie Lynn Rayburn, Monday, May 21, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn.
    Dylan weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and Addie weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces. Both infants were 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Rayburn is the former Toni Greulich. The twins have two older siblings, Hadley Jo, 3, and Kaitlyn Marie, 11.
    Grandparents are Rick and Terri Greulich of Tell City and Tim Rayburn of Ashland City, Tenn.

  • Joseph and Beverly Keller

    Joseph and Beverly Keller of Tell City celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 2, 2012, at West Boggs Lake in Loogootee.

    Mr. Keller married the former Beverly Peters June 2, 1972, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City.
    They are the parents of Susan (Jason) Martin of Ferdinand and Joseph Keller Jr. of Tell City. Their grandchildren are Eli, Owen and Isaac Martin.
    Mr. Keller is retired from Boilermakers Local 374 and Mrs. Keller is a registered nurse employed by Vista Care Hospice.

  • Nathan and Bettye Miller

    Nathan and Bettye Miller will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary June 28, 2012, (today) with their family.

    Mr. Miller and the former Bettye Raaf were married June 28, 1947, at St. Paul’s Rectory in Tell City.
    The couple are the parents of Dan Miller (Joyce) of Minneapolis, Minn., Steve Miller (Laurie) of Bloomington, Beth Bosler (Gary) of Lebanon, Pa., Tim Miller (Karen) of Tell City, Greg Miller (Karen) of Boonville and Brad Miller (Connie) of Boonville. They have 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

  • Academy chief claims best year in graduation help

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Learning Academy has “probably experienced the best year that we’ve had in terms of keeping students on track toward graduation, maybe since we started,” said its executive director, Mike Bishop.

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  • Illinois man killed in one-vehicle I-64 crash

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    ST. CROIX – A Granite City, Ill., man died Sunday afternoon after his truck hit an overpass and caught fire on Interstate 64 at the 79-mile marker at St. Croix. 

    Perry County Coroner Charlie Baumeister identified the victim as Joshua R. Tomlin, 32. Baumeister said his office was not able to release the name of the person until a final identification had been made and the victim’s family members were notified. 

  • Fourth of July party starts Friday afternoon

    TELL CITY – Moose Lodge 1424’s annual Summer Fest marking the Independence Day holiday will kick off Friday with rides, games and food. 

    A fireworks show planned for Sunday night was canceled after the county commissioners implemented a ban on most types of open burning due to dry conditions. In place of the fireworks show, prizes will be given away on the hour every hour from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. 

    Activities will swing into gear Friday at Zoercher-Bettinger Park on Tell City’s north side.

  • Wahl new assistant principal at William Tell Elementary

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City gained a boys varsity basketball coach and an elementary assistant principal Tuesday but lost a baseball coach.

    University of Southern Indiana assistant Brent Owen was hired as the Marksmen’s basketball coach (see story on page 6) at a special meeting of the Tell City-Troy Township school board.

  • Drug court prods offenders to improve their own lives

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    Editor’s note: This is the second of a multi-part series. Published Monday, Part 1 described a presentation by Douglas B. Marlowe, chief of science, law and policy for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on crime and terrorism.