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  • Ress on All-PAC team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior pitcher Josalyn Ress has been named to the All-PAC girls softball team in voting by conference coaches.
    The team was elected May 27 but not released until Wednesday.
    Ress, who played first base, second base and outfield in a couple of games she did not pitch, made the team as a utility player.
    Only two players were named to the team as pitchers, Bre Wilzbacher of conference champion Gibson Southern and repeat selection Shelley Schmitt of North Posey.

  • New coach stresses defense in TC camp

    If anyone questioned new Tell City boys basketball coach Troy Noble’s commitment to defense, they should put those fears to rest.

  • BREAKING NEWS - Cannelton police say four people missing

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Police Department is looking for four people, including three teenagers, last seen June 6.

    Each of the four, all from Cannelton, has been listed as missing, Patrolman Michah Jackson said.

    “It is unknown if they are  in danger or where they might be heading but it is believed at this time that no abductions have occurred,” he said.

    The four are Katherine Mae Koonce, 16; Kimberley (Kimmy) A. Seibert, 15; Tyler Wayne Harrison, 16 and Nicholas M. Ice, 21.

  • Births, June 9

    Blake Thomas Kucy
    Thomas and Amie Kucy of Clinton, Wis., announce the birth of their son, Blake Thomas Kucy, Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Ill.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 201⁄4 inches long.
    Mrs. Kucy is the former Amie Etienne.
    Grandparents are Randall and Barbara Etienne of Tell City and Dennis and Amy Kucy of Lake Geneva, Wis.
    Great-grandparents are Casper and Glenda Etienne and Donald and Helen Shaw.
     

  • Cannelton students rewarded for good deeds

    Cannelton elementary schools recently held their annual Good as Gold drawings for the 2010-11 school year.

  • Best Chairs awards scholarships to local students

    PERRY COUNTY – Best Chairs Foundation, Inc., recently awarded scholarships to five dependent children of full time employees of Best Home Furnishings.

    Each individual received either a four-year $4,000 scholarship or a two-year $2,000 scholarship. Three of the five students are from Perry County schools.
    Sara Brown, daughter of Kemual (sofa upholster) and Dina Brown of Troy, graduated from Perry Central High School.

  • Education news, June 9

    Aldridge named to IU dean’s list
    BLOOMINGTON – Baylor Aldridge has recently been named to the dean’s list in the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing for the spring semester of 2011, in recognition of outstanding academic achievement.
    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for those students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester, earning at least a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Stepping Stones students end of the year fun

    Stepping Stones Pre School recently held a graduation for its students to mark the end of the school year.


     

  • Local elementaries among Hoosier Healthy schools for 2010-11

    INDIANAPOLIS – A record 113 Indiana schools have received the 2010-11 Indiana Action for Healthy Kids Healthy Hoosier School Award.
    This year 129 schools submitted applications, the highest number since the award began seven years ago.
    Applying schools were judged for their ability to create healthy environments for students that promote good nutrition and physical activity.

  • Birthdays, June 10 - June 16

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    June 10