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Today's News

  • Post 254 improves to 4-1

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Journal-Democrat Sports Writer

    ROCKPORT – After losing its season opener, Rockport's American Legion baseball team bounced back by earning four consecutive victories.
    Trent Benningfield had four RBIs and Jordan Heck hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning to lead Post 254 to its first win 11-3 over Jasper June 6.
    Benningfield had a two-run single, a bases-loaded walk and a sacrifice fly, which helped Post 254 build a 7-2 lead going into the sixth.

  • Tell City soccer field improvements give boost to local programs

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

  • Tell City students recognized at annual honors banquet

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program May 14. There were 111 students who were recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium.
    A full story about the program, along with a listing of all award winners, appeared in the June 7 issue of The News. The remaining pictures of the winners are featured on this page.

  • Rockport scores 23 in rout of Hoosier Express

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Journal-Democrat Sports Writer

    LINCOLN CITY – Rockport scored 13 runs in the first inning as it crushed the Hoosier Express 23-5 in American Legion baseball Friday.

  • Reunions, June 14

    Schmidt – Dauby
    PERRY COUNTY – The descendants of John E. Schmidt and Emily Dauby Schmidt are invited to a family reunion at noon Saturday at the Alcoa Clubhouse near Newburgh.
    Those attending are asked to take food, utensils and drinks.

  • Clayton earns Bellarmine dean’s list spot

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – James “Greg” Clayton of Tell City was named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at Bellarmine University.
    Placement on this list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students according to a press release. Clayton’s name, along with those of the other dean’s list students, has been displayed on the College of Arts and Sciences bulletin board in Alumni Hall and on the Bellarmine University Web site.

  • St. Isidore first communion

    St. Isidore the Farmer’s Catholic Church held first communion May 6.

    Picture in the front from the left are Tyler Hanloh, Kara Neyenhaus, Kyla Krutz, Claire Cronin and Jarrett Theis. In the middle row are Alexa Hedinger, Tyler Hubert, Josh Rogier and Aubrie Seibert. Standing in the back are Doris Lasher, catechist, and the Rev. Guy Mansini, OSB, pastor.

  • St. Paul, First UMC vacation Bible School starts June 25

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church, Tenth and Mozart streets, and St. Paul Catholic Church, Jefferson and Main streets, together invite children ages 4 through students who have completed the fourth grade to vacation Bible school June 25 through June 28.
    Children ages 4 to 5 and kindergartners who have just completed kindergarten will attend Bible school from 9:15 to 11:15 A.M. at the Methodist Church. First through fourth grades will attend at St. Paul Church from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Church News, June 14

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing Saturday.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Harvest Gold.
    All are welcome to attend.

  • Community events, June 14

    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.

    Legion selling fiddler dinners Friday
    TELL CITY – American Legion 213 will sell fiddler dinners from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the post home.
    Cost is $6.95.