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Today's News

  • Ryan George named TC’s football coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Thirty-three years ago former Tell City football star Bud George returned to his hometown to become the Marksmen’s coach. Now his youngest son is following in his footsteps.

  • Rudolph – Purcell

    Mr. and Mrs. Don Rudolph and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Purcell announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Laura Marie Rudolph and Michael Ray Purcell.

  • May – Schnieders

    Rick May of Tell City and Rebecca May of New Bos-ton announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Allison Nicole May, to Daniel Hutt Schnieders of Ferdinand, son of James and Carla Schnieders of Ferdinand.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2010 graduate of Butler University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and Spanish.
    She is a fourth-grade teacher at William Tell Elementary School.

  • Operation Round Up grant, scholarships awarded

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power has awarded an Operation Round Up grant and scholarships. Cooperative members taking part in the program voluntarily allow Southern Indiana Power to round up their electric bill to the next whole dollar. The “change” is then placed in a trust fund for distribution to philanthropic organizations or for quality of life improvement purposes in the Southern Indiana Power service area.

  • Braun attends Purdue entrepreneurship academy

    TELL CITY – Rachel Braun, a senior this fall at Tell City High School, participated this summer at Purdue University’s-Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy, earning a $500 Purdue University voucher, which can be used toward tuition costs.
    Her team of five placed first in the week-long academy. Teams were given high-tech business case studies. The teams tested the business’ viability, determined capital needs, and devised management plans. She was chosen as one of only 51 students from across the state of Indiana.

  • Community events, July 21

    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.

  • Green Thumbs at Anderson Woods

    Editor’s Note: This is one of an occasional series of articles about activities at Anderson Woods, a summer camp for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

    The fifth session of camp was the start of Anderson Woods’ weeks for adult campers. Last week there were campers from young- to middle-aged adults. As everyone arrived on Monday morning, the campers were reunited with old friends and also had the opportunity to begin many new friendships. Camp provides a social outlet for many of the adults who attend.

  • William Tell Senior Center to host yard sale Aug. 5, 6

    TELL CITY – The William Tell Senior Center is having a yard sale, Friday, Aug. 5 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 6 from 7 a.m. to noon at the center, 1301 11th St., Tell City.
    Everyone is asked to bring their items clean and priced to be donated for this, on card nights, Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. or on dance nights, Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m. Baked goods and produce will be appreciated also.
    Sausage, gravy and biscuits, coffee and orange juice will also be available for breakfast until 10 a.m. each day.

  • Library to showcase e-readers Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will offer two upcoming showcases for individuals interested in seeing what the e-book craze is all about.
    Residents will have a chance to look at several of the major brands of e-readers, including the Nook, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader and Kobo, and see which one might be for them. The first showcase will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the library. The second will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17. The library is scheduled to start lending e-books to patrons Aug. 31.
     

  • Crisis Connection hosts drive for back-to-school supplies for victims’ children

    TELL CITY – Crisis Connection Inc., the local nonprofit, volunteer-based, victim-assistance program that serves victims of sexual and domestic violence, is seeking donations for the children of abuse victims as they prepare to return to school.