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Today's News

  • Cannelton girls hold off Lanesville

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LANESVILLE—Cannelton scored all 10 of its fourth-quarter points on free throws to hold off Lanesville 44-38 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Bulldogs improved to 8-3, their best start in 10 years, as they won their seventh game in a row.
    They played a sub-par first half, though, falling behind by nine points in the first 81⁄2 minutes.

  • Families needed for exchange students

    PERRY COUNTY – Foreign high-school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester home-stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families.

  • Sandage donates Civil War history to local county libraries

    PERRY COUNTY – Dr. Frank Sandage researcher, compiler and author of “Civil War Veterans of Perry County” met with Larry Oathout, director of the Tell City-Perry County Library and Cindy Kaufman, library genealogist, Dec. 9 for the purpose of donating three copies of his 487-page history book to the library. One copy is for the genealogy department, another for general circulation and one for the Cannelton Public Library.

  • Local students perform in Fairy Tale Festival for elementary students

    EVANSVILLE – A princess, an ogre and a grinning cat were among the characters into which University of Evansville students - including local residents - transformed at UE’s fifth annual Fairy Tale Festival for elementary school students.
    The event, designed to spark children’s interest in reading, took place Dec. 6 in the Carson Center large gym. Andy Chinn of Tell City and Taniesha Shelton of English, both majoring in elementary education, participated in the program.

  • Education notes, Dec. 22

    McEntarfer graduates medical school
    ANGOLA – Dr. Ross McEntarfer of Angola graduated with highest honors from Indiana University School of Medicine in May and accepted a residency in orthopedic surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, New Hampshire.
    McEntarfer received his bachelor’s degree from DePaw University in Greencastle. He is a 2003 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Church news, Dec. 22

    United Pentecostal Christmas play Friday
    BRISTOW – The United Pentecostal Church will present a Christmas play, “Christmas Around the World,” at 6 p.m. Friday at the church.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. The church is located at 20843 State Road 145 in Bristow.

  • Community Events, Dec. 22

    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.

  • Perry Central to host financial-aid workshop

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central High School will host a financial-aid workshop at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in the high-school library.
    The meeting is for seniors and their parents. Tracy Adams, a financial-aid adviser at the University of Southern Indiana, will ex-plain the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid process, provide tips and answer questions about applying for financial help from any college.

  • Singing rhymes

    South Perry Head Start Classroom 1 enjoyed learning about nursery rhymes during November. The children learned the rhyme Humpty Dumpty and were able to practice rhyming words. Pictured here is Keira Woodrun singing the nursery rhyme into her microphone.

  • Birth announcements, Dec. 22

    Zander Timothy Luecke
    Tim and Ashley Luecke of Evanston announce the birth of their son, Zander Timothy Luecke, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Luecke is the former Ashley Dale Evrard. Zander has two older siblings, Brendon, 7, and Evan, 6.
    Grandparents are Paul and Mary Luecke of Evanston, Gary and Rita Smith of Tell City and Dale and Magie Evrard of Shawnee, Ohio.