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Today's News

  • Roy and Jeanette Ward

    Roy and Jeanette Ward of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010.
    Mr. Ward and the former Jeanette Broyles were married Oct. 16, 1960, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky.
    The couple have three children, David and Charles Ward of Tell City and Lori Dials of Frankfort, Ky. They have two grandchildren, Joshua and Seth Ward.
    Mr. Ward retired from Willamette Industries in 2001.

  • Community events, Oct. 14

    For more information about the event, contact Jo Sodrel at 547-2071.
    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.

  • Teen Read Week starts Sunday at the library

    TELL CITY – In celebration of Teen Read Week, Sunday through Oct. 23, the Tell City-Perry County Public Library will host two events for local teens.
    From 5 to 8 p.m. Monday there will be a “Game Night” where teens are invited to go to the library and play games on the Wii gaming system or play a variety of card and board games.

  • Powers graduates from army basic training

    FORT BENNING, Ga. – Pvt. Jakob A. Powers, formerly of Tell City, of B Company, Second Battalion, 19th infantry Regiment, completed Army basic training and infantry school in Fort Benning. He trained at the base from June 18 to Sept. 24 in Foxtrot Company. He will be based at Fort Bliss, Texas.
    Power is a graduate of Daviess County High School and the son of Allan and Stephanie Powers of Utica, Ky., and the late Connie Wheatley. He has two brothers, Clint Duke and Austin Powers and two step-sisters, Taylor Kratzer and Kendall Powers.

  • Marksmen must contain Rangers’ passing game

    FERDINAND—Containing Forest Park’s big-play passing game will be key for Tell City in Friday’s 7 p.m. PAC football game.

  • Ball control key to PC’s stopping Paoli’s offense

    PAOLI—Paoli has lost just one football game this year and Perry Central hopes to follow the blueprint of that game to hand the Rams their second loss.

  • Volleyball sectional pairings announced

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central drew a tourney favorite and the long route but Tell City and Cannelton received easier draws in the IHSAA’s volleyball sectional pairings Monday.

  • Memorial defeats Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central was unable to get any ace serves against Evansville Memorial’s strong defense and lost to the Tigers 25-11, 25-12, 25-14 in volleyball Monday.

  • Community can help 4-H clubs community-service projects

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County’s 4-H clubs are working on community-service projects and would like to have the public become involved, Extension Educator Re-nate Jobst said.
    “There are three projects that are ongoing and I am hopeful the community will want to pitch in,” Jobst said.

  • Tell City's defense stops Rebels

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 32 kills, five blocks and 18 digs as Tell City beat South Spencer 25-20, 25-5, 22-25, 25-13 in PAC volleyball Monday.