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Today's News

  • Pinewood Derby champs

    Boy Scout Troop 192 held its Pinewood Derby Feb. 19. Winners were, from the left, Will Simpson, first place; Matt Aders, second place and Ethan Pruitt, third place.

  • NRG Farms claims awards in Saddlebred Horse Association Convention

    TELL CITY – NRG Farm of Tell City received two Indiana 2011 High Point awards at the Indiana Saddlebred Horse Association Convention in Carmel Feb. 12.
    The Testament, shown by trainer Nancy Ress, won the Park Pleasure Driving Award and Championship Symphony, shown by Dr. Gene Ress, won in the Country Pleasure Driving Division.
    Dekarobics, owned and shown by Hannah Young in their first year of showing together, won two championships and two reserve championships.

  • Birth announcements, March 22

    Tristan Robert James
    Trina and Chris James of Ferdinand announce the birth of their son, Tristan Robert James, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. James is the former Trina Emmert.
    Grandparents are Bob and Bonnie Emmert of Ferdinand and Nolan and Betty James of Mount Pleasant.
    Great-grandmother is Clarice James of Dubois.

  • Ziegelgruber – Magee

    Kate Ziegelgruber and Bill Magee of Houston, Texas, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bernie and Cathy Bower of Tell City and the late Pat Ziegelgruber. She has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from DePauw University; a master’s degree in geology from Ohio State University and a PhD in geology from Rice University. She is a doctoral student at Rice University.

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Boys Varsity Baseball
    March
    27    Princeton    H    5:30
    31    Evansville Memorial    H    10:00
    April
      3    Heritage Hills    H    4:30
      4    Tecumseh    T    5:00
      5    South Center    H    5:30
      7    South Spencer    H    1:00

  • TC 6th in PAC junior high swim meets

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Stephen Houle and Sydney Brown each placed in the top four in two individual events but Tell City finished sixth in the six-team PAC junior high swim meets Thursday.

  • High scorers featured on all-county team

    The News’ latest All-Perry County boys basketball team  features its highest scoring duo in 16 years, since Matt Carter and Kyle DeSpain combined to average 51.2 points per game.

  • Dixons open new real estate office

    TELL CITY – Scott and Heidi Dixon, owners of Dixon & Dixon Auction Services announce the opening of their new real estate office at 807 12th St., in Tell City.

    Dennis Graves has been hired as principal broker. Brenda Graves, Heidi Dixon and Cindy Brown will be employed as sales staff.
    Dennis Graves has 10 years experience in the real-estate business and said he is looking forward to continuing to serve his clients at the new office location.

  • Community Events, March 19

    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.

  • Sommer to join Ken Shourds Equipment

    Ken Shourds Equipment recently announced the addition of Danny Sommer to their sales staff. Sommers will provide sale information on farming and outdoor equipment at Indiana 231 North, Rockport. He may also be reached at (812) 649-2821.