Today's News

  • Hendershot earns USI degree

    EVANSVILLE – Britney Hendershot graduated cum laude from the University of Southern Indiana April 18 with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy.

    She is currently working on her master’s degree at USI.
    Hendershot is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School. She is the daughter of Greg and Yvette Hendershot and the granddaughter of Norman and Ruth Weber of Jasper, Tony and Donna Collignon of Tell City, June Hendershot of Walton, Ky., and the late Doc Hendershot.
    She is the great-granddaughter of Cyrilla Fromme of Jasper.

  • Gannaway graduates from OCC

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Heather Gannaway graduated from Owensboro Community College in December 2011 with an associate’s degree in nursing.

    As a registered nurse, she is caring for patients in the neurology department at Owensboro Medical Health System.
    She resides in Owensboro with her husband and four children. She is the daughter of Rhonda Carter of Millstone and Joseph Clayton of rural Tell City. She is the granddaughter of Betty Clayton and Oris Savage, both of Tell City.
    Gannaway is a 2002 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Community events, May 21

    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@perrycounty news.com. Please include a telephone number.

    CHS 1947 reunion Wednesday at Patio
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1947 will hold its 65th reunion at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Patio Steakhouse.

  • Perry Central FFA releases district results

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central FFA livestock and dairy judging teams competed in a district contest April 26. In the dairy judging competition, the team of Melissa Hagedorn, Cathryn Peter and Luke Hilgenhold placed ninth.
    Individually, Luke Hilgenhold placed first in the competition, winning district. Hilgenhold will also compete at state competition Saturday at Purdue.

  • Drake earns degree from IU

    BLOOMINGTON – Alicia Drake graduated with highest distinction from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and Hutton Honors College May 5.

    During her time at IU, Drake was recognized as a Founders Scholar all four years and maintained a cumulative grade-point average of 3.9-4.0. She studied abroad through the Semester at Sea program and completed an internship for Amway’s Nutrilite division in California.

  • Bland named to ISU dean’s list

    TERRE HAUTE – Kelsie Bland, a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School, was named to Indiana State University’s dean list for both fall and spring semesters with a grade-point average of 3.93.

    Bland is a double-major in family consumer sciences education and human development family studies. This summer she will study at the University of the Arts in Florence, Italy.

  • Stangle – Toothman

    Julie Ann Stangle and Matthew Owen Toothman, both of Vincennes, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Judy Badger of Monroe City and Daniel Stangle of Vincennes. She is a South Knox High School graduate and earned her bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences in 2010 from Indiana University. She earned her master’s degree in communication disorders and sciences from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale in 2012.

  • Bishop – Simpson

    Tony and Anice Bishop of Glasgow, Ky., announce the engagement and the approaching marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Rene, to Zachary Alan Simpson, son of Gregory and Roxanne Simpson of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Barren County High School in Glasgow and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She is employed as a registered dental hygienist at Briarwood Dental in Bowling Green, Ky.

  • Weekend ceremonies to honor veterans

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.
    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliar-ies and Sons of the American Legion.
    Memorial services will consist of a brief ritual, eulogy, prayers, placing of memorial wreaths, a three-volley salute and a sounding of taps.

  • PC loses twice

    CAMPBELLSBURG—West Washington scored three unearned runs to beat Perry Central 5-1 in PLAC girls softball Saturday.
    “We made errors that should have been routine plays, costing us one run in the fourth and two runs in the fifth,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    Perry Central outhit the Senators 9-5.
    “We hit the ball but not hard,” said Rothgerber, “We left nine on base and struck out on bad pitches with runners in scoring position and made some bad base-running decisions.