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Today's News

  • Gibson – Fulton

    Natalie Gibson and Quinton Fulton of Chicago, Ill., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Dr. Don and Marilyn Gibson of Leopold. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Rosanna Gibson of Branchville, Mary Hagman of Leopold and the late Gervase Hagman.
    She is a 2002 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2006 graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She also graduated from Argosy University in 2009 with a master’s degree in psychology.

  • Tell City’s fall schedules

    Varsity Football
    August
    12    Eastern Pekin (Scrimmage)    H    6:00
    19    Mount Vernon    T    7:00
    26    Heritage Hills    H    7:00
    September
      2    South Spencer    T    7:00
      9    Pike Central    T    6:30
    16    Perry Central    H    7:00

  • Schweizer Fest road races may have record participation

    TELL CITY—Registrations are still being accepted for all Schweizer Fest sports events, and the road races could set a record for participation.
    The six-mile and two-mile road runs will start 8 a.m. Saturday from City Hall Park. Two years ago a record 466 runners entered the two races combined.
    The races had more pre-registrations last year than in 2009, but extreme heat on race day kept some runners away.

  • Another George in charge of TC football

    Thirty-three years ago this week, one of the first columns written by a young Perry County News sportswriter was titled, “George in charge.”

  • Raffle winner announced

    Pat Temple of St. Croix was the name drawn at the Perry County Democrat booth for the annual $50 gas card drawing at the 4-H Fair July 16 in Tell City. Sara Wenzel, right, was picked to draw the winner’s name. Tony Hollinden, left, and Chris Cail were present from the Democrat booth.

  • Community News, Aug. 4

    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.

  • Farmers Market temporary move

    TELL CITY – Due to Schweizer Fest’s usage of City Hall Park and Ninth Street, the Perry County Farmers Market will change location Wednesday and Aug. 13. The market usually takes place in the 700 block of Ninth Street, but will move to the parking lot of First United Methodist Church at 10th and Mozart streets next week. The market’s start times remain the same, noon Wednesdays and 7 a.m. Saturdays. The market will return to Ninth Street Aug. 17.

  • Birth announcements, Aug. 4

    Annabelle Jean Kilbarger
    Benjamin and Lacey Kilbarger of Carmel announce the birth of their daughter, Annabelle Jean Kilbarger, Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Kilbarger is the former Lacey Hall.
    Grandparents are Dennis and Kimberly Hall of Tell City, and Alan and Phyllis Kilbarger of Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Great-grandparents are Clara Mae Hall of Tell City, and James Rhodes of Leopold.

  • Birthdays, August 5 - August 11

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong.
    August 5
    Jane Dreyling, Theresa Seifert, Jerry Harris, Kim Parker, Lawrence Litherland, Rick LaGrange, Gary Kleeman, Pat Pund, Karen Carlson, Donna Whitehead, Aaron Ross Malone, Darlene Hagedorn, Linda Gray, Gregory Biever, Linda Holde, Parker Croghan, Toodie Parker, Crystal Rust, Joel Schwartz, Laura Kleaving, Hayden Michael Shadwick.
    August 6

  • Wilson - Litherland

    Darlene G. (Hook) Wilson and Phil E. Litherland of Tell City were united in marriage, Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of the late William “Bill” Hook and Carrie Hook of Tell City. Mr. Litherland is the son of Jim and Jean Litherland of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her mother, Carrie Hook, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Eddie Fruehwald.