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Today's News

  • Antiques at the library April 9

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will kick off National Library Week with a special “Antiques at Your Library” program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 9.
    Several local experts in the areas of glassware, quilts, coins, local furniture, bottles, pottery, post cards, toys and civil war memorabilia will display items in the library and be available to answer questions.
    The public is also invited to bring their own items for the experts to examine. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is free of charge.

  • Bowl for Kids Sake April 2 in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The 2011 Perry Spencer Bowl for Kids Sake is scheduled for April 2 at the Tell City Bowling Center. Teams will bowl at 12:30 p.m. and an appreciation party will start at 1:45 p.m.
    Anyone who brings $30 or more in sponsorships will receive a free T-shirt and will have a chance to win prizes.
    The mission of Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable im-pact.

  • Boy Scouts cake honors

    On Sunday, Feb. 20, Perry Central Cub Scout Pack 191 had their annual Blue and Gold Banquet.

    Each Cub Scout made a cake with their dad or a male role model to auction at the banquet. The winners of each den were Connor Mullis, Tigers first grade (butterfly cake); Issac Whitaker, Bears third grade (Cub Scout Cake); Russell Collignon, Webeloes fourth grade (caterpillar cake); Kyle Robbins, Webeloes fifth grade (tepee cake); Lane Hilgenhold, Webeloes fifth grade and overall Best Decorated Cake (moose cake) and Steven Longest Wolves second grade (bathtub cake).

  • Dedication ceremony to honor soldier Friday

    TELL CITY – A park bench dedication ceremony will be held at noon Friday in City Hall Park on the corners of Mozart and Main streets.
    The bench will honor Sgt. 1st Class Barry Jarvis, the soldier from Tell City who was recently killed while serving in Afghanistan.
    In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at the gazebo in City Hall Park.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
     

  • Domestic Goddess ribbon cutting

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Domestic Goddess Friday, March 11.

    Pictured from left are Betty Hagedorn, Mayor Barbara Ewing, owner Teresa Lutgring, owner Diann Williams, massage therapist Audrie Fella (over Williams’ shoulder), hairstylist Lisa Zuelly, hairstylist Madeline Lutgring, hairstylist Amy Weatherholt, Audrey Lutgring, Jerrilynn Lutgring, Victoria Lutgring and Sara Williams. Not pictured is manicurist-pedicurist Michelle Lamb.
     

  • Sports extravaganza, parade in Tell City Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The spring All Sports Extravaganza for Tell City Junior-Senior High School will be held Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m.
    This is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride.
    The evening will begin with a parade, which will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets.
    The parade will continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.
    A pep rally will follow at Legion Field at the conclusion of the parade.

  • Roos selected for inclusion in Who’s Who

    EVANSTON – Courtney Roos has been selected as one of 78 students across the state by Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges in recognition of outstanding merit and accomplishment.
    Roos was nominated for this honor by the chair of her program of study and is joining an elite group of students from institutions of higher learning across the country.

  • Kast named to dean’s list

    TELL CITY – Kristopher Kast of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science for outstanding scholarship during the fall 2010 semester.

  • Groves inducted in honor society

    TELL CITY - Stephanie Groves was inducted as president of Kappa Delta Pi Xi Mu Chapter March 15 during an evening ceremony at the University of Southern Indiana.

    Groves is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and is a senior at USI, majoring in elementary education with minors in reading and junior high education.
    Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society that encourages high professional, intellectual and personal standards, and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of education.

  • Optimist essay winners presented awards at meeting

    TELL CITY – In January, students of Brandi Aubrey’s advanced composition class at Tell City Junior-Senior High School wrote essays for an essay contest sponsored by the Tell City Optimist Club each year.

    The idea of the essay is to help students develop their personal views on a certain topic. The topic of the essay this year was “How My Education is the Key to a Successful Future.”