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Today's News

  • Reunions

    TCHS 1971
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1971 are in need of help in finding information for classmates. If you know an address of any of the names below, contact Janet Damin at 547-3266 during the day or at 547-7451 during the evening.
    Information on these classmates is needed: Jonell (Sprinkle) Schepers, Tim Fischer, Donna Scheidegger, Ronnie Knight, Pat Hauser, Dan Graves and Jim Wells.

  • Musicians earn medals at concert-band competitions

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School performers earned a silver rating overall, with silvers coming from two of the three judges and gold from the other, at a concert-band competition Saturday. They also earned a gold rating in a sight-reading category.

    Also called an organizational contest, the event at Castle High School was one of several conducted throughout the state by the Indiana State School Music Association.

  • Perry Central Winter Melt runners

    Over the past three months, students from Perry Central have been training during the Lights-On program and participating in Winter Meltdown running events.

  • County commissioner arrested for OWI

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – For the second time in just more than two years, Perry County Commissioner Jody Fortwendel was arrested early Sunday on a charge of drunk driving.

    Fortwendel, 59, of Avery Ridge Road, was arrested after a part-time sheriff’s deputy stopped his minivan on Indiana 37 shortly before 3 a.m. Roger Smith, a full-time Tell City patrolman who works occasionally for the sheriff’s department, was on the lookout for a possible drunk driver reported to police by another motorist.

  • Tell City-Troy School Corp. to hold late kindergarten enrollment today

    TELL CITY – Late kin-dergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held at William Tell Elementary from 9 to 11 a.m. today.
    To enter kindergarten for the 2011-12 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.
    If your child has not been signed up for kindergarten for the coming school year, it is important that you enroll your child at this time.
    Parents should bring with them the following:
    Your child’s official birth certificate; a hospital certificate will not be accepted.

  • Cannelton elementary announces preschool, kindergarten pre-registration

    CANNELTON – A pre-enrollment and registration schedule for prospective preschool and kindergarten students for the 2011-12 school year will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 28 for Cannelton students.
    A parent or guardian of any prospective student should go to the office at the William Bennett Early Learning Center, located at 411 Washington Street in Cannelton.

  • TCJHS academic pep rally Friday at school

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Renaissance leadership class will host its ninth annual Academic Pep Rally Friday.
    This year’s theme is Western based. The rally starts at 8:15 a.m. in Bryan Taylor Sports Arena. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
    Public guests should enter through Gate 3 on Tell Street. Upon entering, follow the signs to the seating area. All public seating will be in the upper level of the arena.
     

  • Cannelton elementary to host yard sale Saturday

    CANNELTON – Cannelton elementary will hold a yard sale from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Cannelton American Legion.
    Everyone is welcome to put items in this yard sale.
    All items should be taken to the Legion home from 10 to 11 p.m. (after bingo) Friday, or from 5 to 6 a.m. Saturday before the yard sale.
    All proceeds will benefit the school’s technology fund.

  • Scherer - Mosby

    Meredith Scherer of Evanston and Kyle Mosby of Lamar announce their engagement and approaching wedding.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bruce and Patricia Scherer of Evanston.
    She is a 2010 graduate of Ivy Tech Community College with a human resource degree. She works at Wilhite and Associates.
    Mr. Mosby is the son of Bill and Rita Mosby of Lamar. He is a 2007 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and works at Rexam.

  • PC outshoots Wolfpack, Rangers

    SANTA CLAUS—Perry Central’s goal of moving up in PLAC boys golf standings looks more reasonable after the Commodores beat Crawford County Tuesday.
    Perry Central shot 174 to win a triangular match. Crawford County shot 183 and Forest Park 225.
    Perry Central freshman Andrew Huber shot a 5-over-par 41 on the Christmas Lake course to tie for medalist honors.
    Other Commodore scorers were Brad Douglas with a 43, James Rogier 44, and Trevor Carter 46.
    Dylan Hirsch, who shot 41, and Nathan Bashor, 52, also played for the Commodores.