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Today's News

  • Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit

    Pictures submitted by Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit.

  • Silly Safari headed to local library

    PERRY COUNTY – Silly Safari’s Amazon Jungle John will present his “Bless the Beasts and the Children” animal show from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
    Amazon Jungle John, who once worked as a disc jockey and loves vultures, gibbons and reindeer, will be ready to entertain children with a variety of nocturnal animals, tales and legends.

  • Andrew Nicholas Berning

    Julie and Nick Berning announce the birth of their son, Andrew Nicholas Berning, Monday, July 2, 2012, at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Drew has a sister, Jordyn, 3. Mrs. Berning was the former Julia Ashby.
    Grandparents are Judy and Jim Ashby of Tell City and Mary Lou and Nick Berning of Cincinnati.
    Great grandparents are Sue and Archie Ashby of Paducah, Ky., and the late Pearl and Carl Schaefer.

  • Schaad shines in showcase

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Perry Central’s Dacota Schaad impressed college basketball coaches and scouts last weekend at the Louisville Blue Chip Early Exposure Showcase.

    Schaad played for the Evansville Hornets, who went 5-1 to place second. They lost the final game to the Rocket City Blackhawks from Huntsville, Ala., 59-56.

  • Patrick Auto shuts out Southern Indiana Power for Ripken title

    TELL CITY—Tretter Lyons and Travis Burchett each drove in three runs as Patrick Auto shut out Southern Indiana Power 10-0 to win Tell City’s age-11-12 Cal Ripken League baseball playoff tourney July 11.

    Burchett also pitched a one-hitter for the win in the four-inning game. He struck out nine and walked three.

    Cameron Kessinger pitched the first 21⁄3 innings for Southern Indiana Power to take the loss. He gave up seven runs on five hits and four walks and struck out two. Two of the runs were unearned.

  • Rockport places 2nd in Boonville sectional

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

    BOONVILLE—Rockport’s American Legion baseball team left the tying run at third base in the seventh and eighth innings of a 5-3 loss to Princeton in the championship game of the Boonville sectional Sunday.

    Despite the loss, Jenkins Post 254 qualified for this weekend’s regional at Joe Hargis Field, as the sectional’s top two teams advanced.

    Rockport got off to a smashing start in round one last Thursday, batting around in five of seven at-bats to rout Boonville 30-4.

  • Best of the Best

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  • All-stars in action
  • In search of Santa Claus

    Story by TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    PERRY COUNTY – Most creative ideas are triggered by something. It could be a memory, an event, a place or a meeting. Larry Peter’s latest idea for a documentary came from a person; Santa Claus.

  • Headlines missing from Monday print edition

    TELL CITY – Due to a combination of computer-compatibility issues and human error, headlines on several stories were missing from the front page of Monday’s edition. The News’ page production process requires computer-based pages to be opened on more than one machine and when opened a second or third time, headlines are sometimes slightly askew, hiding them from view.