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Today's News

  • Perry Central gives Lane a thumbs up!

    After seeing a broadcast about Lane Goodwin and his struggle with brain cancer, two Perry Central students, Kearstin Parker and Mackenzee Mattingly, kneeling in front, thought it would be a great idea to have everyone gather for a group photo to let his family know they are in their thoughts and prayers.

    The students of Perry Central wanted to show their support for him by doing “Thumbs Up for Lane.” The good-luck sign is appearing in photos from around the nation going to the Prays for Lane Goodwin Facebook page.

  • VFW’s Voice of Democracy contest announced

    PERRY COUNTY – The theme for this year’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy audio-essay contest is “Is our constitution still relevant?”
    The Voice of Democracy is open to all students in ninth through 12th grades who are enrolled in public, private or parochial high schools or home study programs in the United States. Foreign-exchange students, students age 20 years or old-er and previous Voice of Democracy first-place state winners are ineligible to participate.

  • Patriots Pen contest under way

    PERRY COUNTY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 and the Ladies Auxiliary announce this year’s Patriots Pen essay-writing contest. Students in sixth through eighth grades are eligible for the contest. Home-schooled students are encouraged to enter as well.
    This contest gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on democracy with the prospect of winning U.S. savings bonds. The top national prize is a $10,000 U.S. savings bond.
    This year’s topic is “What I Would Tell America’s Founding Fathers.”

  • GED testing at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need certificates for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire test and pre-registration is mandatory. Test sessions are available Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination.
    Susie Knox, GED chief examiner, may be reached at 547-3347 for more information.

  • Tell City students to participate in International Walk to School day

    TELL CITY – Wednesday is International Walk to School in the USA Day. William Tell Elementary students, as well as Tell City Junior-Senior High students, will participate in this day.
    The group will meet at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City Branch at approximately 7 a.m. with the walk to designated school beginning around 7:15 a.m.  The community is welcome to walk with the students.

  • PCMH Auxiliary fall membership meeting set

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual fall membership meeting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 5.
    Breakfast will be served in the hospital cafeteria. Members are encouraged to take any family member or friend interested in hearing more about the auxiliary. If you are planning on attending, call Mickey Fischer at 547-5691 or contact any auxiliary member. Reservations are needed by Tuesday. This will help in the preparation for the breakfast.

  • Simpson – Gonzalez

    Jennifer Simpson and Jonathan Gonzalez of Fort Wayne announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Tractor Supply ribbon cutting Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for the Tractor Supply at 11 a.m. Saturday to celebrate the store’s grand opening.  Tractor Supply is located at 375 Old Highway Road (next to Sonic) in Tell City.
    Andy Pettit is the store manager. The store offers a full range of farm, ranch and home-improvement items. 

  • Gabreella Justine Ball

    T.J. and Steve Ball of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Gabreella Justine Ball, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at The Women’s Hospital at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 181⁄2 inches.
    Mrs. Ball is the former T.J. Marsili. Gabreella has one sister, Breeana Marguerite Noland, 9.
    Grandparents are Frank and Rita Marsili of Evanston, Kathy Ball of Cannelton and the late D. El. Marsili.
    Great-grandparents are Harold and Linda Ball.

  • Caroline Elizabeth Lieb

    Shaun and Emily Lieb of Chesapeake, Va., announce the birth of their daughter, Caroline Elizabeth, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center in Chesapeake.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long. Mrs. Lieb is the former Emily Huber. Caroline has two siblings, Audrey, 6, and Thomas, 3. 
    Grandparents are Tom and Jane Huber of Cannelton, Concetta Lieb of Lakewood, N.J., and Drew Lieb of Wall Township, N.J. Great-grandfather is Albert Geraci of Lakewood.