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Today's News

  • Community News, March 14

    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 participants to meet today at City Hall

    TELL CITY – Mayor Barbara Ewing of Tell City has called a meeting of all growers in Perry County that are interested in the 2011 Tell City Farmers Market for 6:30 p.m. today.
    The meeting will be held in the council chambers of City Hall in Tell City. Also present for the meeting will be partnering agencies, Perry County Chamber of Commerce, Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Purdue Extension and United Way of Perry County.

  • Optimists announce essay contest winner

    TELL CITY – Kayla Lasher, daughter of Rodney and Rose Lasher of Tell City, has been announced as the 2010-11 Optimist Club essay contest winner. In addition to winning first place in the local contest, her essay will be sent to the district level to be judged along with winners from other Optimist Clubs in the district.
    College scholarships are available for top winners at the district level. The winner of the district competition will be sent to the international-level contest.

  • Local student admitted to UIndy honors college

    INDIANAPOLIS – Travis Jones of Tell City was recently accepted in the Honors College of the University of Indianapolis.
    Top freshmen in all majors are invited to apply to the program during their second semester at UIndy. Successful completion of Honors College requirements allows a student to graduate with distinction from UIndy, an academic honor bestowed upon graduation and noted on the student’s permanent record.
    The culminating project completed by each successful student is bound and housed in the collection of the university’s library.

  • Schank named to dean’s list

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Clinton Schank, a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School, has recently been named to the dean’s list at Owensboro Community Technical College.
    He is majoring in electrical engineering.
    Schank is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian and Becky (Goffinet) Schank.
     

  • Goffinet named to Kentucky Wesleyan president’s, dean’s lists

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Lauren Goffinet, a sophomore history and secondary-education major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, has been named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall 2010 semester.

    The president’s list honors superior academic achievement by students carrying at least 12 hours who have attained a grade-point average of 4.0.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours.

  • Sharing stories

    During a week in January, students at South Perry Head Start learned about community helpers. Activities included telling “boo-boo” stories and tracing their arms to place band-aids on. Katelynn James, above, works on her story.
     

  • Payne – Holman

    Crystal Payne of Owensboro, Ky., and David Holman of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert and Patricia Walker of Ewing, Ill. She is a 1992 graduate of Benton Consolidated High School in Benton, Ill. and graduated summa cum laude in 2002 from Daymar College with a degree in medical office assisting. She was a part of the National Honor Society and named to the dean’s list while attending Daymar.
    She works as an information services assistant at AT&T in Owensboro.

  • Alvin and Gertrude Malone

    Alvin and Gertrude Malone celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Feb. 26, 2011.

    Alvin and the former Gertrude Rogier were married Feb. 25, 1946, in Leopold. Their attendants were Robert and Tom Rogier, Emogene Faulkenberg and Leona Schwartz.
    Mr. Malone, a World War II veteran, is retired from Mulzer Crushed Stone. Mrs. Malone worked in Evansville riveting airplanes during World War II and is a retired homemaker.

  • COLUMN: Freshmen GOP standing ground

    By STEVE DAVISSON & SUE ELLSPERMANN, Guest Columnists

    We entered the 2011 General Assembly with a passion to serve and a commitment to make a difference. Voters put us in charge to focus on jobs, a balanced budget with no new taxes and education improvement.

    In November we took an oath to uphold Indiana and our country’s constitution.  We quickly got to work attending training, submitting legislation that supported our districts, and prepared for the work ahead.