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Today's News

  • Quick Miners stuff Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINTON—Linton-Stockton used tremendous quickness at every position to roll past Perry Central 45-7 in the Class A football sectional semifinals.
    Austin Karazsia, the Miners’ 6-foot-7 quarterback whom Indiana University is interested in, completed 22 of 30 passes for 318 yards and five touchdowns.

  • Community Events, Oct. 29

    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@perrycounty news.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Explosion of Fun at Community Christian
    TELL CITY – The Explosion of Fun, a Halloween alternative program, will be held at Community Christian Church, 821 10th Street in Tell City, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Pennies for Alexis

    William Tell Elementary students wore hats Oct. 12 to honor fellow kindergarten student Alexis Dalton, who has acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and who is “a picture of determination and stamina,” according to students and staff. 

  • Cannelton Old Time Fashion Show winners

    The winners of the Old Time Fashion Show held Oct. 13 during the Cannelton Heritage Fest are pictured here. Sue Berry of Henderson, Ky., and her faithful friend, Jackson, the winner in the women’s division is not pictured. Linda Coleman traveled the longest distance, attending from Sacramento, Ky. Margaret Schank was the oldest participant, marking her third appearance in Cannelton’s Old Time Fashion Show.

  • 40 & 8 plans bingo benefit

    TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213’s Forty and Eight veterans organization will raise money for nurses in training through bingo games beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday.
    The event will be held at the Legion and jackpots will include hams and turkeys. Players must be 18 years or older.
    All proceeds will go to nurses training.

  • Twilight tenants council October meeting news

    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers monthly tenant meeting was held Oct. 17 with President Joyce Richardts presiding.
    Birthdays in October are Anna Heeke, Jeanetta Sims, Barbara Devillez, Ada Gilmore, Doyle Coultas, Dorothy Grass, Nelda Thompson, Clara Glenn, Fred Deom, Ilean Schmidt, Lois Hartman, Armella Grass, Jennifer Paris and Garnet Hammack.

  • 10th annual Tri Kappa musical Nov. 9-11 at EUCC

    TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will present its 10th theater production Nov. 9-11 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The production “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree” is one in a series of “Nunsense” musicals written by Dan Goggin.  Tri Kappa previously presented “Nunsense,” “Nuncrackers,” and “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.”

  • Church offers trunks of Halloween treats

    TELL CITY – The sixth annual Trunks of Treats will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Tell City.
    This event provides a safe alternative to door-to-door trick or treating.
    All activity will be held in the east parking lot behind the church at Tenth and Mozart streets.
    Free hot dogs and drinks will be available to everyone.
    The church extends an invitation to the community to take their children for this evening of fun and fellowship.
    “Invite your friends and neighbors,” they urge.

  • PCMH Auxiliary’s annual holiday bazaar Thursday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. There will also be a silent auction.

    Several items are up for bid and include a one-night stay for two, a spa session for two and cafe breakfast for two at the West Baden Inn, two one-day passes to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, a C & S gas card, a Christmas wreath, a certificate for one dessert each month for one year beginning in January 2013, a necklace and a Longaberger Christmas plate.

  • Local students help UE earn award for highest combined grade average

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville has announced that multiple local residents were honored at the Heritage Federal Credit Union Student-Athlete Academic Honors Breakfast Sept. 27 in UE’s Eykamp Hall.
    At the event, the University of Evansville was announced as the recipient of the 2011-12 Missouri Valley Conference All-Academic Award, which is given to the school whose student-athletes post the highest cumulative GPA.
    The following local student-athletes were recognized: