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Today's News

  • March to the Mailbox
  • Schergens Center cooking classes begin April 20

    TELL CITY - A six-week cooking class sponsored by the Perry County Learning Partnership and the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau kicks off Tuesday.

    Classes will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Schergens Center in Tell City. James Rash, co-owner of the Carriage House Inn, is the first evening's instructor. Cost of the class is $10, which will help to cover expenses.

    A list of items to bring  and menus will be provided at time of registration.

  • Ivy Tech, Hauenstein's among 2010 chamber honorees

    TELL CITY - Annual business awards presented Thursday by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce honored the local campus of Ivy Tech Community College, a longtime Tell City clothier and a provider of trophies and sporting goods. Also recognized among nonprofit groups was Catholic Charities of Tell City.

    The ninth annual Chamber Award Dinner was held at the Schergens Center. Ivy Tech Community College's Tell City campus was honored in the large-business category. Site Director Sherri Flynn said the location has seen a threefold increase in enrollment over the past two years.

  • Group wants Main Street to blossom this summer

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Beautification Committee will partner with a master gardener program to beautify Tell City's Main Street this spring and summer. Bev Minto, executive director of the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau and chairwoman of the city's committee, outlined plans this week for the Main Street Beautification Project.

    Several local residents are enrolled in the master gardener program sponsored by Purdue Extension. Minto said the city program will tap into the expertise of graduates' talents.

  • National Players on stage this weekend

    ST. MEINRAD - National Players, America's longest-running classical touring company, will present two plays at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Friday and Saturday.

    The free performances will be "Much Ado About Nothing" Friday and "Lord of the Flies" Saturday. The public is welcome to attend. Both plays begin at 7 p.m. in St. Bede Theater.

  • Alcohol, drug awareness subject of prosecutor's poster contest

    The Perry County Prosecutor's Office is excited to announce a poster contest open to all Perry County students from kindergarten through seventh grade. The contest theme is drug and alcohol awareness. Entries will be accepted through April 30.

    Letters have been sent to Tell City, Perry Central and Cannelton schools with the official rules to begin the contest.

  • Why 4-H? Let's count the reasons

    Have you considered entering your child in 4-H yet? It is available to all youth from kindergarten through 12th grade.

    What is 4-H?

    Joining a club to find out there are a lot of new friends to meet ... more than 400 of them throughout the county.

    Trying new projects and activities and learning things about yourself as you have fun.

    Baking your first batch of cookies for a judge.

    Pledging your head, heart, hands and health for the betterment of your community, your country and your world.

  • TC pulls away from PC in 6th

    LEOPOLD—Tell City scored five runs in the sixth inning to beat Perry Central 7-2 in girls softball Monday.

    Tell City junior Josalyn Ress and Perry Central sophomore Kristi Brumfield were locked in a pitching duel through five innings, each giving up only one unearned run to that point.

    Tell City hit some hard shots in that span but Perry Central outfielders were able to run them down—center fielder Morgan Gibson and left fielder Heather Hendricks each made three catches in the first five innings.

  • Tell City boys win triangular

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City won seven of the 15 events and used its depth to win a boys triangular track meet Thursday.

    The Marksmen scored 79 points, Northeast Dubois 67, and Tecumseh 10.

    Ryan Henrickson won the 400-meter dash in 51.52 seconds and the 200 in 23.28.

    He teamed with Colton Thomas, Tyler Dauby and Daniel Gonzalez to win the 1600 relay in 3:34.82.

    Nick Bower, Brandon Gaynor, Corey Henderson and Jordan Alvey won the 3200 relay in 9:07.84.

    Alvey also won the 800 in 2:06.44.

  • PC boys rout Rebels, Raiders

    REO—Ivan Bland and Jake Schwartz each won two individual events as Perry Central dominated a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.

    Perry Central scored 81 points, South Spencer 52, and Southridge 34.

    Bland won the 110-meter high hurdles in 16.60 seconds and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 44.40.

    Schwartz won the 1600 run in 4:39.19 and the 3200 in 10:15.65.

    Reuben Schwartz and Ian Bashor each ran on two winning relays.

    They teamed with Eric Scheiber and D.J. Newton to win the 3200 relay in 8:36.08.