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Today's News

  • Girl Scout pool party set for Thursday in Tell City

    TELL CITY – All Perry County Girl Scouts are invited to a pool party Thursday at the JFK Pool in the 1000 block of 13th Street in Tell City. The party will be from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Those interested in becoming Girl Scouts are also invited to the party; take your information and fill out a registration form to sign up.
    For more information, call 608-0115.

  • Dog Days of Summer dog show, race at Oakwood June 28

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City will host its first Dog Days of Summer Dog Show and Race at 6:30 p.m. June 28 at Oakwood Health Campus. Trophies will be awarded to first- , second- and third-place winners in the following categories: best dressed, best trick and residents choice. There will also be a dog race for large-medium and small breeds.
    Hot dogs, chips and drink will be served.

  • Joe and Marlene Scarboro

    Joe and Marlene Scarboro of Tell City celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 10, 2012, at their home.

    Mr. Scarboro and the former Marlene Sutcliffe were united in marriage June 10, 1972, at Lilly Dale Church of Christ.
    The couple has two children, John Glenn Scarboro of Tell City and Cathy Board of Leopold. They also have six grandchildren, Katelin, Kaylee and Ashley Scarboro, Tyler and Dylan Watson and Myles Board.

  • Mike and Alisa Poehlein

    Mike and Alisa Poehlein of Cannelton marked their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 10, 2012.
    The couple will celebrate with a family gathering at a later date.

    Mr. Poehlein married the former Alisa Meyer June 10, 1972, at Salem United Church of Christ in Westphalia.
    They have two daughters, Rachelle Blackford (Greg) and Shawna Etheridge, both of Evansville. The couple also has four grandchildren, Sydney, Hayden, Blake and Madison.
    Mr. Poehlein works at National Office Furniture in Santa Claus and Mrs. Poehlein is a housewife.

  • Harpenau retires as TC athletics director

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The end of the 2012 spring sports season also marked the end of Maurice Harpenau’s 10-year tenure as Tell City’s athletics director.

    Harpenau, 54, said he is stepping down from that position to accept one of the school’s physical education teacher openings.

    He has two grandchildren who live in Jeffersonville and two more in Nebraska and he thinks the new position will allow him more time to see them.

  • Three Perry County players chosen for class all-star games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City’s Chris Kohnert and Cannelton’s Sarah Powers and Brandon Cook will play in the fourth annual Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic June 15-16.

    There are two senior games for each gender, with Class A and 2A players divided into two teams to face each other, followed by Class 3A and 4A players doing the same on Saturday, June 16.

  • Make it Real Sunday this weekend at CCC

    TELL CITY – Make It Real Sunday, a presentation of Sonny Childs Ministries of Paragould, Ark., will be held June 10 at Community Christian Church in Tell City.
    Sonny Childs is an author and a traveling evangelist. He is the director for the Missionaries for America Program, a ministry that trains Christians to view their own community as a mission field. He is also founder of the “Make It Real” Movement, which promotes the practical, provable Christian advantage through publications, motivational speaking engagements, and online resources.

  • Church News, June 7

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing June 16.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Harvest Gold.
    All are welcome to attend.

  • United Pentecostal to celebrate pastoral anniversary Sunday

    BRISTOW – The United Pentecostal Church, 20843 Indiana 145 in Bristow, will host its 59th homecoming and 19th pastoral anniversary celebrations Sunday at the church.
    Special guest speaker for the event will be David Bernard, general superintendent at UPCI in Hazelwood, Mo.
    Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a potluck dinner at noon. Service and special singing will follow dinner. Pastor Clarence Enmen Jr. and the congregation invite everyone to attend. For more information, call 843-5240.

  • St. Marks first communion

    First communion was celebrated at St. Marks Catholic Church in rural Tell City April 22. In the front from the left are Chase Howard, Kelsey Bruggeman, Makenzy Roark, Ryan Berger, Rosa Pund, Kendra Gehlhausen and Nicolas Hilgenhold. In the back row are catechist Marilyn Hagedorn, server Lane Hilgenhold, the Rev. Dennis Duvelius and server Sierra Bruggeman.