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Today's News

  • CVB inviting artisans to display, sell items at depot

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting requests from artisans wishing to sell their products in the new Tell City Depot Gift Shop. 

  • Local forums tackle the latest designer drugs

    MARENGO – The 2012 Indiana Prevention Resource Center Survey indicates that about 6 percent of Indiana 12th-graders have tried the designer drug ecstasy.

  • Dilger named Indiana University dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON – Tyler Dilger, a resident of Tell City, has been named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University.
    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 3.8 grade-point average.
    Dilger is a sophomore at IU and majoring in recreational sports management. He is the son of Greg and Suzanne Dilger.

  • KWC hosting events for prospective students

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Students will have the chance to explore Kentucky Wesleyan College at two upcoming events. KWC will hold an off-campus Prospective Student Reception from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Hilton Garden Inn, 220 Eagle Crest Drive in Evansville.
    From accounting to zoology, students can explore the more than 40 academic majors and pre-professional programs available.
    The Director of Financial Aid will also be in attendance to answer any questions students and their families may have about the FAFSA and the financial aid process.

  • Jones sisters donate hair

    Tinley, 9, Trista, 6, and Tila Jones, 4, cut and donated their hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. This is Tinley’s second donation. The girls are the daughters of Tim and Tabitha Jones of Rome  and all attend Perry Central Elementary.

  • Bridge repainting nears in Owensboro

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to be onsite about April 15 to start prep work for painting of the KY 2262 Ohio River Bridge in downtown Owensboro.

  • New scholarship available at PCHS

    LEOPOLD – A new scholarship is now available to students of Perry Central. Current students or recent graduates of Perry Central who are enrolled in a technical school and majoring in the area of welding or auto mechanics are eligible to apply.
    The John “Jack” Giesler Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 need-based scholarship. Along with the requirements above, applicants must also submit a copy of their high-school transcript with a completed application.

  • Local residents present at U of E research conference March 23

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville announces local residents were selected to present original research at the University’s ninth annual MESCON; a math, engineering and science undergraduate research conference.
    They were as follows:
    Dylan Kleemann of Tell City, majoring in civil engineering, gave a presentation titled “Multi-use Trail Design for Evansville Area Trails Coalition.”

  • Lincoln Day dinner set for April 27

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Republican Lincoln Day dinner has been set for April 27 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City. Congressman Larry Bucshon will be the guest speaker.
    Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30. Meal tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children 10 years of age and younger.
    Rep. Lloyd Arnold and other elected officials will be also be present at the dinner. Tickets will be available at the door.

  • Branchville student serves as page for Indiana Senator Young

     INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Richard D. Young (D-Milltown) hosted a page from Branchville during the 2013 legislative session.

    Perry Central Junior-Senior High School student Sydney Goffinet, 16, served as a Senate page for Young Feb. 12. Goffinet met Young and gained a first-hand look at how the legislative process works during her time at the Statehouse.