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Today's News

  • Staying safe from fire

    One of four modern fire-alarm systems for the hearing impaired was dropped by The News for a demonstration last week by Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne.

  • TCHS soccer boosters ask community for help

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Soccer Boosters have initiated a fundraising campaign for Phase 2 Improvements at the high-school soccer field located at William Tell Elementary School. These proposed improvements include completing fencing around the perimeter of the field, adding bleachers and the placement of concrete walks.
    All donated money should be sent to the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp., 837 17th Street, Tell City, Indiana 47586, Attn: Soccer Boosters so that full tax benefits will be obtained.

  • Hospital to invest in new emergency records system

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will invest $354,910 in a new electronic medical-records system that will make the hospital’s emergency room nearly paperless. Trustees approved the purchase at their Jan. 26 meeting.

  • Richland woman jailed after crashing through apartment’s gates

    TELL CITY – A woman who allegedly crashed through both sets of gates at The Springs apartment complex near Fennhaven was jailed in Spencer County Wednesday night on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    Regina M. Seibert, 42, of Richland faces charges of leaving the scene after an accident. Police received a call shortly after 10 p.m. that a dark-colored car had pushed through one set of gates, drove past the apartment building and then drove through the second set of gates. Both sets of gates suffered damage.

  • Schools miss chance to star in video production

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton school officials discussed at a regular school-board meeting Jan. 27 the absence of any information about their facilities in a video production highlighting Perry County’s quality of life.

  • Jump for Heart

    Bailey Little, a third-grader at William Tell Elementary School, jumps rope Friday as part of a morning physical-education class.

  • Four generations

    Four generations of the Etienne family recently gathered for a picture.

    Alex Etienne is pictured with his father, Adam Etienne, grandmother Nancy Etienne and great-grandmother Mary Jane Gehlhausen.
     

  • Community Calendar, Feb. 7

    Monday February 7
    AA New Hope Group meeting 7 p.m., at First Uni-ted Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, Tell City, information call 547-2318 or 719-1862.
    Bingo at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City, doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo 7 p.m.
    TOPS IN1148 Tell City meeting at Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 23rd and Tell streets, Tell City, weigh-in 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m., information call 547-8607.

  • Education News, Feb. 7

    USI releases dean’s list
    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana has published the honors list for the 2010 fall semester. Ronald Rochon, provost, reported that 2,161 students were named to the latest list.
    The complete list of names can be viewed online at www.usi.edu. In order to be named to the list, students must achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average on a 4.0 system.

  • Hall earns spot on WKU dean’s list

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Taylor J. Hall of Derby has been named to Western Kentucky University dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester.

    He is studying mechanical engineering and earned a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.
    Hall is the son of Kevin and Gwen Hall and the grandson of Darryl and Connie Taylor and the late Roscoe and Peggy Hall. He is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.