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Today's News

  • Perry Central to face speedy Miners team

    LINTON—For the fifth time in seven years Perry Central will visit Linton-Stockton in the Class A football sectional Friday at 7:15 p.m.
    And also for the fifth time, Linton will feature several really fast players in its lineup.

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  • Treats and more

    Scores of people took part in Sunday’s Trunks of Treats at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

     

  • Who’s behind that costume?

    Witches Walk participants enjoying a ride through Tell City’s downtown ride Friday, were from left, Dylan Caldwell, Annika Masterson and Jacob Casebolt. The city was swarming with characters enjoying the 20th annual event.

  • Birthdays, Nov. 5 - Nov. 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. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    November 5

  • Births, Nov. 4

    Max Derek Bruggeman
    Chad and Jamie Bruggeman of New Albany announce the birth of their son, Max Derek Bruggeman, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Mrs. Bruggeman is the former Jamie Lindblom. Max has one older sibling, Morgan Bruggeman, 2.
    Grandparents are Mark and Debbie Bruggeman of Tell City and Ron and Mary Anne Lindblom of New Albany.

  • This Tree: Remembering Redbuds

    By Mary Posner, Aspen Road

    When my husband, Lou, and I moved from Indiana to Connecticut in 1978, we were surprised to discover that there were no redbud trees.  Although Connecticut had its own beauty, we always missed the brilliant color of the redbuds in the spring.

    During our very first trip to Perry County in April of 1988, our hearts lifted when we saw so many redbud and dogwood trees blooming along Highway 37. Many factors went into our decision to move here, but that welcoming sight had its influence.

  • TCHS musicians selling oranges, other types of fruit

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School band members are taking orders for their annual fruit-sales fundraiser. 

    Orders can be taken by any band member until Nov.18. Available are navel and juice oranges, tangerines, tangelos, grapefruit, apples and mixed-fruit boxes. The fruit will be delivered in early December.

    Contact Kathy Birchler at 547-3202 for more information. Proceeds will benefit the school’s band program.

  • Marching Marksmen compete for $1,000

    TELL CITY – Only two days remain for supporters of the Tell City Marching Marksmen to help them win $1,000 in WFIE-TV’s Ultimate Battle of the Bands.

    To do that, go to www. 14wfie.com and click on “Sports.” Find the “Touchdown Live 2010” link, then the “Battle of the Bands” ad. Follow instructions to register or, if you’ve participated previously, log in and vote. Contest rules state that participants can vote once each day for each e-mail account they have, and addresses won’t be used for marketing purposes.

  • Council picks Collignon for zoning-appeals board

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Four people expressed interest in serving on the county’s board of zoning appeals, and one was selected Oct. 28 with two members of the county council opposed.

    Ottis Casper, Tony Collignon, Bud Colucci and Don Sherry submitted letters of interest in completing a term from which Darryl Irvin resigned. It will expire at the end of next year.