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Today's News

  • Community events, Jan. 28

    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.

    Yoga class at TCHS Tuesday
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will offer a yoga class from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school’s auxiliary gym. 

  • Indiana Youth Institute reducing environmental hazards for children

    MARENGO – The environment where children learn and play can significantly impact their health because on a pound for pounds basis, children breathe more air, drink more water and eat more food than adults.
    The Indiana Youth Institute will host a forum that will explore how to be more aware of environmental threats as children’s behaviors expose them to more chemicals through crawling, putting items in their mouths and playing on the floor.

  • After prom plans chili lunch, dodgeball tourney

    TELL CITY – Tell City After Prom will host a fun-filled afternoon Feb. 10 at Tell City Junior-Senior High School to benefit the high-school after prom. 
    A dodgeball tourney and chili lunch will be held, with serving starting at 11 a.m. The meal will include chili, a hot dog or chili dog, des-sert and drink. Cost is $7.

  • Local winery to be a part of gallery reception

    JASPER – Blue Heron Winery of Cannelton will be the featured winery in the Krempp Gallery’s First Thursday Reception-Gallery Talk from 5 to 8 p.m. EST Feb. 7 at the Jasper Arts Center.
    Graphite artist Jessica Burke will be the featured artist with her work on display. Her drawings are a part of a new series that functions as a meditation on identity and gender politics as seen through the influence of iconic figures of popular culture.

  • Local students named to University of Evansville dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned positions on the University of Evansville dean’s list for academic achievements during the fall semester 2012:

  • Clayton named to Bellarmine dean’s list for fall semester

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – James Clayton of Tell City was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list for Bellarmine University. Placement on this list requires a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students, according to a press release from the university.

  • Klein – Peter

    Kathryn Elizabeth Klein and Derek Daniel Peter were united during an evening ceremony Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in a double-ring ceremony at The Church of the Holy Spirit, Louisville, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Michele and Larry Klein of Louisville. Mr. Peter is the son of Brenda and Dan Peter of Derby.

  • Tell City takes title in 10-team elementary wrestling conference

    NEWBURGH—The Tell City Wrestling Club had five individual champions as it won the 10-team Southern Indiana Elementary Wrestling Conference tourney Jan. 20.

  • Original Commodores were road Warriors

    Every other year Perry Central’s boys basketball team has to make long road trips on consecutive nights for Patoka Lake Athletic Conference games at Orleans and Mitchell on the same weekend.
    But if players or fans think that is tough, they should have to experience what Perry Central’s first boys basketball team had to endure: 88 consecutive road games.

  • Friday games postponed

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PERRY COUNTY—All three basketball games involving Perry County teams Friday were postponed due to an ice storm that hit the county.
    Perry Central’s home boys basketball game with Crawford County has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
    Perry Central had been scheduled to have its homecoming ceremonies during the Crawford County game but moved them to the Lanesville game Saturday, Jan. 26.