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Today's News

  • Johnson named to dean’s list

    NEW ALBANY – In recognition of her outstanding academic achievement, Kailey A. Johnson has been named to Indiana University Southeast spring 2011 dean’s list.

    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for those students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a semester, earning at least a 3.7 grade-point average.

  • Hilgenhold competes in pageant in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS – Ava Nicole Hilgenhold recently competed in the National American Miss Pageant in Indianapolis, where she earned the following awards: a portfolio award for being photogenic; a Spirit of America award for participating in special categories; third runner up in the acting category, where she performed a commercial; a trophy for being a state finalist and ribbons for community service and resumé writing.

  • Births, July 28

    Grant Joseph Carroll
    David and Melissa Carroll of Hawesville, Ky., announce the birth of their son, Grant Joseph Carroll, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Carroll is the former Melissa Peter. Grant has one older brother, Matthew, 4.
    Grandparents are Joe and Claudina Peter of Tell City and Mike and Debby Carroll of Hawesville.
    Great-grandparent is Anna Belle Johnston of Lewisport, Ky.

  • Ward – Lassaline

    Mendy Ward and Erik Lassaline were united in marriage during an afternoon garden ceremony Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 28 Luzern Lane, Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Pat Reed of Cannelton. Mr. Lassaline is the son of Craig and Margaret Lassaline of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her children, Seth and Haley Ward, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Judge Lucy Goffinet.
    Haley Ward of Tell City, the bride’s daughter, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • Larry and Margaret Schank

    Larry and Margaret (May) Schank celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 2, 2011, at the Tell City American Legion with many friends and relatives in attendance.

    The couple were married July 4, 1961, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.
    They have two children, Brian Schank and his wife, Becky, of Cannelton and Julia Schank Kunkler and her husband, Bill, of Evansville. The couple also has six grandchildren, Eric and Clinton Schank, and Michaela, Jonah, Levi and Caleb Kunkler.

  • Happenings: Eckerty-Doolittle Mills visitors

    James “Jim” A. VanHoosier of Alexandria, Va., visited the area recently. He camped at the home of his late aunt and uncle, Lois and Glenn Norman of rural Eckerty.
    A group of cousins met at Schwartz Family Restaurant June 24 to visit with Jim. They were L. Allen Snyder, James and Mary Snyder and Kenneth and Betty Wright, all of Perry County, and Andy and Glenda Laswell of near Doolittle Mills.

  • Hasenour – Kleaving

    Christine Rose Hasenour of Schnellville and Daniel Joseph Kleaving of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Kenneth and Diane Hasenour of Schnellville. She is a graduate of Northeast Dubois High School, Oakland City University and Indiana University. She is the program director for the Tri-County YMCA.
    Mr. Kleaving is the son of Gilbert and Margie Kleaving of Tell City. He is a graduate of Perry Central High School and Vincennes University. He works at Kleaving Farms.

  • Big catfish
  • Knieriem wins PC’s 5-K run

    LEOPOLD—Donald Knieriem won the first Perry Central Music Boosters’ 5-kilometer run July 9.

    The course’s “terrain was about the toughest this county has to offer,” said race organizer Jana Faith. But Knieriem completed it in 22 minutes, 52 seconds, 3:55 faster than runner-up Dave Slaughterback.

    Michael Elaman placed third in 28:19.

    Jennifer Land won the women’s title in 30:03. Carol Schwoeppe was second in 31:09 and Michelle Markiewicz third in 33:18.

  • OV Heat 2nd at Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Ohio Valley Heat, a Perry County pick-up team, used clutch hitting to place second in a 10-team age-10-and-under baseball tourney July 15-17.

    The Heat trailed the Valley Cats, a travel team from northern Vanderburgh County, 4-0 after three innings of the semifinal game. But the Heat rallied for eight runs the next three innings while holding the Valley Cats scoreless the rest of the way.

    Cody Axton started the fourth-inning rally with a double to center field and Ryan Morgan drove in the first run with a double to left.