Today's News

  • PC wins own Tip-off tourney

    LEOPOLD—Brittany Parker made 40 digs and Grace James had 57 assists as Perry Central won its own volleyball Tip-off tourney Saturday.

  • Marksmen outplay Tecumseh for PAC win

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won four matches in straight sets to beat Tecumseh 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Zach Fisher shut out Hank Brucken 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles.
    Luke Thomas was nearly as dominant as he beat Reid Pemberton 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.
    The Marksmen also won both doubles matches.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung defeated Christian Wagner and Zach Williams 6-0, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    Jackson Ramsey and Chandler Lacy beat Hunter Greenberg and Alex Lytle 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2.

  • Pet of the week

    Notice from shelter staff: Due to the overpopulation of animals in our care, we are reducing adoption fees of all dogs to $50 and all cats to $25.

    NADIA is a 1½-year-old black and white female cat who came to the Perry County Animal Shelter  soon after giving birth.

    She is currently in foster care, however if you would like to meet her or her two kittens who are still awaiting adoption, call the shelter to arrange for a meet and greet.

  • School Menus

    Week of Sept. 8-12
    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

  • GAB hosting customer-appreciation event Friday at Main Street bank

    TELL CITY – German American will host a Customer Celebration Cookout and Shred Day community event Friday, Sept. 12. Employees will be grilling kebobs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for customers at their office located at 645 Main St. in Tell City.

    Piranha Mobile Shredding, an on-site shredding service, will be at the German American office to provide shredding service to safely destroy old files, receipts, cancelled checks, tax forms, and any other sensitive documents.

  • As growing season nears end, cover crops prove multi-purpose

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardner

    While I will admit that half of my vegetable garden looks dreadful, the other half is holding steady because we mulched paths with a heavy layer of wood chips, filled unplanted beds with cover crops and have weeded the rest by hand and hoe.  I started using cover crops about 5 years ago and I am sold on the multi-purpose usefulness.  

    While many disease pathogens winter over on plant debris and an equal amount remain viable in the soil it means we need to strategize to keep the garden relatively clean.  

  • Strobel family gathers for annual reunion

    TROY – The annual John and Anna Strobel reunion was Aug. 10, 2014, at St. Pius Catholic Church Hall in Troy with a pitch-in dinner.

  • 80th birthday celebration planned for Eva Rose Miller

    ROME – Family and friends of Eva Rose Miller are invited to attend an open house in honor of her 80th birthday from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Rome United Methodist Church in Rome. Cake and punch will be available. The family asks no gifts, only the presence of friends and family.

  • Wright – Moore

    Jackie and Nancy Wright of Saint Croix announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brianna, to Daniel Moore, son of Gary and Lynn Moore of Indianapolis.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in education. She is an English teacher at Columbus East High School in Columbus.
    The future groom is a graduate of Cedarville University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

  • Bernard and Marilyn Lally

    Bernard and Marilyn Lally of Carmel recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

    Mr. Lally married the former Marilyn Boone Aug. 22, 1964, at St. Stephen Cathedral in Owensboro, Ky.

    The Lallys are the parents of two daughters, Erin (David) DeBrota of Zionsville and Susan (Jon Reiner) Lally of New York City.

    Grandchildren are John, Kathleen, Caroline and Michael DeBrota and Ted and Finn Reiner.

    The Lallys moved to Indianapolis in 1970, where Bernard was a stockbroker and then the first vice-president at Robert W. Baird and Co.