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Today's News

  • Kast selected as IU cheerleader

    BLOOMINGTON – Indiana University’s cheerleading program has selected Lindsay Kast as a member of its Crimson Cheer Squad for the 2012-13 season.

    According to Julie Horine, head coach, the talent level during tryouts was outstanding. The cheer program is coming off of its most successful year ever, winning the 2012 UCA National Championship for the All-Girls Division and finishing No. 4 in Small Co-Ed.

  • Robinson earns diploma from Olympia High

    ORLANDO – Caleb Robinson, son of former resident Jean (Hoffman) Robinson and former Rockport resident Charlie Robinson, graduated summa cum laude from Olympia High School in Orlando June 5.

    Robinson was a four-year member of the drum line and was a member of the varsity water polo team. He was also a member of Mu Alpha Theta math honor society. He will attend the University of Central Florida in the fall, majoring in hospitality management and has received a Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholarship, the top award level for the state of Florida.

  • Companies win courthouse work

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s Redevelopment Commission accepted in a May 30 meeting low bids for proposed repairs to the county courthouse.

    As the News reported March 29, the commission voted to reroof the courthouse with the metal material called for in its original design, to make repairs to the courthouse parking lot to eliminate a drainage problem, fix another problem at the building’s front door and install canopies to provide weather protection at back doors.

  • Malone named to IU dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON – Aaron Ross Malone has been named to the dean’s list at Indiana University for the spring 2012 semester.
    Students must have a 3.7 grade-point average or above on a 4.0 point scale in order to be eligible for the dean’s list.

    He is the son of Paul and Cindy Malone and a graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Kanneberg completes military academy

    WEST POINT, N.Y. – Cadet Neil Kanneberg, son of Chris and Keith Kanneberg of Cape Girardeau, Mo., graduated from the U.S. Military Academy May 26. He is also the grandson of William and Joan Conner, and Pat Kanneberg of Tell City and the late Ken Kanneberg.

    Kanneberg graduated from Notre Dame High School in 2008. While at West Point, he majored in Chinese and economics. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the infantry branch and will report to Fort Benning, Ga., for his first assignment.

  • Berger named valedictorian at New Prairie

    NEW CARLISLE – Teresa Berger graduated as valedictorian of New Prairie High School in New Carlisle June 3.

    She is the daughter of Frank and Elisa Berger of New Carlisle and the granddaughter of Paul and Mary Louise Berger of Tell City, and Roland and Agnes Sikorski of Hobart.

  • Bryant graduates Ball State

    MUNCIE – Katelyn Nicole Bryant of Tell City graduated summa cum laude from Ball State University-Miller College of Business Honors College May 5. She earn-ed a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

    She has accepted a position at Ernst and Young in Louisville, Ky.
    Bryant is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School. She is the daughter of Larry and Terry Bryant and the granddaughter of Robert and Elva Dickman.

  • Rome VFD poker run set for Saturday

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a poker run June 16. The event will start at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City with registration from 9 to 11 a.m. All bikes are to be out by 11 a.m. and in by 5 p.m. Entry fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple and includes a meal. Motorcycles, cars and pickup trucks are welcome.
    There will be door prizes and half-pot drawings.
    For more information, call Jerry Seifert at 836-2611, Barry Whitehead at 549-5503 or Kirk Kellems at 619-1201. In the event of bad weather, the event will be postponed until June 23.

  • Glory Bees Book Hive readers

    Pictured above are the Glory Bees Preschool students who joined the Barney Bees Book Hive Club this past school year.

  • JFK Pool to offer public swimming lessons

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City is now open for the 2012 summer season and has openings for public swimming lessons.
    Lessons start Tuesday and will be from 10 to 10:30 a.m. or 6 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The program will run for four weeks – lessons will be skipped the week of the Fourth of July – and conclude July 11.
    Cost is $40 for the first child, $35 for the second child, etc.