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Today's News

  • GED testing at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need certificates for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire test and pre-registration is mandatory. Test sessions are available Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination.
    Susie Knox, GED chief examiner, may be reached at 547-3347 for more information.

  • Tell City students to participate in International Walk to School day

    TELL CITY – Wednesday is International Walk to School in the USA Day. William Tell Elementary students, as well as Tell City Junior-Senior High students, will participate in this day.
    The group will meet at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City Branch at approximately 7 a.m. with the walk to designated school beginning around 7:15 a.m.  The community is welcome to walk with the students.

  • PCMH Auxiliary fall membership meeting set

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual fall membership meeting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 5.
    Breakfast will be served in the hospital cafeteria. Members are encouraged to take any family member or friend interested in hearing more about the auxiliary. If you are planning on attending, call Mickey Fischer at 547-5691 or contact any auxiliary member. Reservations are needed by Tuesday. This will help in the preparation for the breakfast.

  • Simpson – Gonzalez

    Jennifer Simpson and Jonathan Gonzalez of Fort Wayne announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Tractor Supply ribbon cutting Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for the Tractor Supply at 11 a.m. Saturday to celebrate the store’s grand opening.  Tractor Supply is located at 375 Old Highway Road (next to Sonic) in Tell City.
    Andy Pettit is the store manager. The store offers a full range of farm, ranch and home-improvement items. 

  • Gabreella Justine Ball

    T.J. and Steve Ball of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Gabreella Justine Ball, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at The Women’s Hospital at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 181⁄2 inches.
    Mrs. Ball is the former T.J. Marsili. Gabreella has one sister, Breeana Marguerite Noland, 9.
    Grandparents are Frank and Rita Marsili of Evanston, Kathy Ball of Cannelton and the late D. El. Marsili.
    Great-grandparents are Harold and Linda Ball.

  • Caroline Elizabeth Lieb

    Shaun and Emily Lieb of Chesapeake, Va., announce the birth of their daughter, Caroline Elizabeth, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center in Chesapeake.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long. Mrs. Lieb is the former Emily Huber. Caroline has two siblings, Audrey, 6, and Thomas, 3. 
    Grandparents are Tom and Jane Huber of Cannelton, Concetta Lieb of Lakewood, N.J., and Drew Lieb of Wall Township, N.J. Great-grandfather is Albert Geraci of Lakewood.

  • Yaggi – Evans

    Megan Yaggi and Chris Evans were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Cannelton.

  • Tell City man stabbed Sunday; suspect jailed

    TELL CITY – A 50-year-old man is in jail after a Sunday-evening stabbing in Tell City.

    Alan Presler, 530 11th St., Tell City, faces a Class B felony charge of aggravated battery; criminal recklessness, a Class D felony and a misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    According to the Tell City Police Department, officers were called to the area of Rolling Pines Apartments on Orchard Hill Drive shortly after 7 p.m. after receiving a report that someone had been stabbed and the alleged suspect was attempting to leave on a motorcycle.  

  • Free balls costly to Cannelton in loss

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton couldn’t get its bump, set, spike attack going consistently and lost to Hancock County 25-10, 17-25, 25-13, 25-16 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We had 40 free balls,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “There were a lot of volleys but we sent the ball over the net most of the time without setting it up.”
    The Bulldogs still got a season-high 11 kills from Allicyn Garrett. Taylor Lawalin added five and Brook Blankenship three.
    Jackie Malone made 14 sets.