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Today's News

  • Community Events, Feb. 14

    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@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    National Honor Society silent auction Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School National Honor Society will host a silent auction during the boys’ basketball game Saturday.

  • Brooks places in Youth America Grand Prix

    CHICAGO, Ill. – Olivia Brooks, 14, competed and placed in the top 12 of the Classical Junior Division of the Youth America Grand Prix Jan. 18, in Chicago, Ill.

    Youth America Grand Prix is the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition held annually around the world and is open to dance students of all nationalities 9 to 19 years old.
    The 2011 documentary “First Position,” highlighted the competition as it followed six competitors to the finals in New York.

  • Brown completes basic training

    PENSACOLA, Fla. – Jessica Brown completed Navy basic training Jan. 25 and is now stationed in Pensacola.

    She is a 2011 graduate of Springs Valley High School in French Lick. She is the daughter of Kent Brown of Troy and Patricia Johnson of French Lick.
    Her grandparents are Geraldine Brown of Troy and James Brown of St. Croix.

  • Girl Scouts to deliver cookie orders, hold booth sales

    PERRY COUNTY – Local Girl Scouts will make cookie deliveries to customers through March 10. Cookies will also be available at the following booth sales:
    Friday – from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City and from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Old National Bank near McDonald’s.

  • Local businesses needed for Relay For Life

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society urges local businesses to help support the fight against cancer in their communities by becoming sponsors of Relay For Life. Cancer touches everyone, and in-volvement in Relay For Life is a great way for companies to demonstrate their commitment to help the American Cancer Society save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays, organizers said.

  • Perry Central student earns first place in River Sweep post contest

    LEOPOLD – Brooke Lasher, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, was chosen as the seventh-grade winner in the annual River Sweep Poster Contest.

    Her poster was chosen from more than 2,000 entries from a six-state area. Lasher’s poster promotes participation in the annual Ohio River Sweep clean-up event, which is scheduled for June 15.
    Lasher will receive a $50 check and her poster will be posted on the event’s official Web site.
    She is the daughter of Wayne and Kara Lasher of St. Croix.

  • Wedding – Evrard

    Tara Wedding and Terrence Evrard of Dale an-nounce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Morris Patmore of Chrisney and Kyann Bays of Rockport. She is a 1992 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and 1995 graduate of IBC College.
    Mr. Evrard is the son of Ron and Lana Johnson of Tell City and the late Paul A. Evrard. He is a 1992 graduate of Tell City High School and works at Waupaca.
    A private ceremony is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Hall election will help Tell City remember Kramer

    When Mike Spencer and Jack Fischer are inducted into the Tell City High School Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday, some men still in their 30s who played for both will likely attend.
    I’m pretty sure Chris Spencer will be there. He was the star running back when Fischer coached Tell City’s eighth grade team to a conference title in 1988 and then set several Tell City rushing records while playing for his father the next four years.

  • Hayes makes All-PAC team for fourth time

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City senior McKenzie Hayes was named to the All-PAC girls basketball team Monday for the fourth year in a row.
    She is the only Tell City girl to ever make the team, which was chosen in voting by conference coaches, four times. Kara Kessans, a 1998 Tell City graduate, is the only other Tell City girl to make it at least three times.

  • Vikings stop PC's win streak

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    POSEYVILLE—Poor field-goal shooting hurt Perry Central in a 55-45 boys basketball loss to North Posey Saturday.
    Down by nine with 6:25 left, the Commodores made a run at North Posey  in the fourth quarter.
    Derek Thomas made a three-pointer from the left wing. Perry Central came up with a steal and Thomas made another three-pointer from the left corner, cutting the deficit to 39-36.