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Today's News

  • Community events, March 7

    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.

    Drama club to present spring play
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Club will present its spring play three nights starting Friday.

  • WTE Kindle Fire winner

    Evalynn Voyles, a first-grade student at William Tell Elementary, was the winner of a Kindle Fire given away in a recent drawing. William Tell Elementary students have together read more than 500,000 minutes in an effort to become “Reading Millionaires.” The drawing was held during weekday celebrations leading up to the March 1 “Read Across America Day” in honor of Dr. Seuss.

  • Weather spotter training in Jasper Wednesday

    JASPER – The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the National Weather Service in Louisville, Ky., will host severe-weather spotting training Wednesday at the Jasper Community Arts Center, 951 College Ave.
    The training will begin at 6:30 p.m. EDT, is free and open to anyone interested in severe weather and public service.
    The object of the training is provide the knowledge needed to identify and effectively report key severe weather features and to remain safe during severe weather events, including tornadoes and floods.

  • Kihmara Hennissi-Rayne Barbee

    Camie Barbee and J. Rillo of Tell City announce the birth of their child, Kihmara Hennissi-Rayne Barbee, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Perry County Memorial hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 181/2 inches long.
    Ms. Barbee is the former Camie Hayko.
    Grandparents are Kim and Larry Faulkenberg of Tell City, Joseph Hayko of New Albany, Carl L. Barbee Jr. and Theresa Ann Smith, both of Bryan, Texas.
    Great-grandparent is Uneda East of Oriole.

  • Gavin Lee Glenn

    Matt and Stephanie Glenn of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Gavin Lee Glenn, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 201/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Glenn is the former Stephanie Bosley. Gavin has one older brother, Levi, 21/2.
    Grandparents are Brian and Joan Lasher of Rockport, Dave Bosley of Tell City and Harold Lee and Kathy Glenn of Cannelton.
    Great-grandparents are Ovalee and Dorothy LaGrange of Tell City and Iola Lasher of Leopold.

  • Preher – Polster

    Abby Preher of Leopold and Logan Polster of Evans-ton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Earlene Preher of Leopold. She is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in science. She earned her master’s de-gree in occupational therapy in 2013 from USI.
    She has accepted a position with Todd Dickey Nursing and Rehab as an occupational therapist.

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  • 'Clockwork' comedy-murder-mystery on stage this weekend

    Performances will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Tell City Junior-Senior High School. Tickets are $5 at the door.

  • Tell City shut out on All-PAC team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were selected to the All-PAC boys basketball team Monday, but seniors Matthew Watts and Brian Arnold received honorable mention.
    Voting was done by conference coaches, with no coach allowed to vote for his own players.
    Tell City Coach Brent Owen said he thinks the Marksmen “maybe could maybe have gotten one on there if” he had told the other coaches that he preferred they vote for one Tell City player over the other.

  • Perry Central to face taller foe in regional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Perry Central has more seniors and Switzerland County has more height, but otherwise the teams that will meet in the first game of the Southridge boys basketball regional Saturday are pretty similar.
    Both have good quickness, including several star track athletes.
    Austin LeClere, Andrew Huber, Colten Hedinger, Abe Schwartz and Dacota Schaad were all on Perry Central’s team that won the Jasper track sectional last May.