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Today's News

  • Education News, June 27

    Ivy Tech announces dean’s list students
    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest recognizes the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester.
    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.50 grade-point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.

  • VFW elects new officers for 2011-12 year
  • United Way ‘Stuff the Bus’ returns in late July

    PERRY COUNTY – Are you ready to help stuff a bus to help families in need? United Way of Perry County will sponsor the fifth Stuff the Bus school-supply drive July 29-30 for area students in need.
    United Way, Wal-Mart and area volunteers will once again join together to solicit donations of much needed school supplies for all Perry County and North Spencer County school corporations.

  • Cal Ripken playoffs under way

    Shota Yasuda helped American Legion defeat Home Mutual 4-2 in the winners bracket finals of the Tell City Cal Ripken Major League (ages 11-12) playoff tourney Wednnesday. American Legion thus earned a berth in the championship game, scheduled for tonight.

  • Commodores sweep Blackhawks

    FRENCH LICK—Nathan Shaw threw a two-hitter and had three hits himself as Perry Central shut out Springs Valley 5-0 in junior high baseball Wednesday.
    Shaw walked only one in the five-inning game.
    He drove in two runs at the plate.
    Payton Thompson added two hits and one RBI. Drew Craig also drove in a run.
    Shaw and Michael Sims each had three hits as Perry Central won the second game 16-8.
    Sims had a double and triple among his hits. Shaw also hit a triple and Craig hit a double. Thompson added two singles.

  • Hair Razors wins regular season title on final night

    TELL CITY—Katelyn Kaufman and Allie LaForce combined to pitch a two-hitter as Hair Razors beat Legacy Financial 12-4 Friday to clinch Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league’s regular-season title.
    Hair Razors finished the season 6-2. Carriage Inn and Cash Waggner & Associates each finished 5-3 to tie for second in the five-team league.
    Sierra Alvarez hit a single and a double for Hair Razors Friday.
    Taylor McFarling also had two hits and LaForce hit a double.

  • Rebels’ winning state should give TC hope

    Some people might think class sports haven’t done Tell City much good, as the only sectionals won by Tell City boys teams in the last 14 years have been in non-class sports (cross country and track).

  • Church news, June 23

    Agape to host vacation Bible school June 27-July 1
    CANNELTON – The Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St. in Cannelton, will host “Journey to the Center of the Heart,” vacation Bible school June 27 through July 1.
    The school is for students preschool through fifth grade. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day and will include a teaching time, crafts and a snack.
    Transportation can be provided for any child wanting to attend by calling the church at 547-2772.

  • Summer vacation Bible school to be held at local churches

    TELL CITY – United First Methodist Church on 10th and Mozart streets and St. Paul Catholic Church on Main and Jefferson streets are together planning for a “Son Surf: Beach Bash” vacation Bible school during the week of June 27 through June 30.
    Children ages 4 and 5, and school children who have completed Kindergarten by June will attend United First Methodist Church from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Children in grades first through fourth, completing these grade levels by June, will attend at St. Paul from 9 to 11 a.m.

  • St. Isidore first communion

    Saint Isidore the Farmer Parish in Bristow held its First Communion May 1. In front from left are Cameron Bland, Noah Harbaville, April Mangel and Kaden Winter. In the back are catechists Doris Lasher and Angie LeClere.