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Today's News

  • Perry Central holds off Lanesville 77-62

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—After having a 12-point lead wiped out, Perry Central hit clutch shots in the last 8:01 to beat Lanesville 77-62 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central got off to a hot start and built a 23-11 lead with 0:43 left in the first quarter after consecutive inside baskets by Tanner Cassidy.
    Lanesville chipped away, though, and took a 48-47 lead on a rebound basket by Alex Ansman of his missed free throw with 0:30 left in the third quarter.

  • St. Augustine Church to welcome Year of Faith visitors on the Pilgrims’ Path

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • Extension to help farm families with business planning

     EVANSVILLE – Family farmers can get tips from Purdue University specialists on business communication and dealing with accounting and legal issues during a succession planning program offered at 10 sites in Indiana.

  • Lending a Hand to a Friend

    Chicken dinners that drew rave reviews sold out in just a few hours at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds Saturday. A benefit for local volunteer firefighter Zach Taylor drew hundreds of people for dinners, a large auction and evening euchre tourney. Money raised will help pay travel and other expenses for the family of the 19-year-old third-generation member of the Anderson Township Fire Department. He is currently fighting lymphoma and leukemia and faces several more months of treatment. The crew pictured above prepared meals in the building’s basement.

  • Maintaining the priority

    By Bobby Cox

  • Visitors center already paying off for downtown

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • Drop, cover, hold on Feb. 7

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – “You are invited to join millions of people who will drop, cover and hold on at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 7 in the 2013 Great Central U.S. ShakeOut,” offers a Web site advertising an earthquake drill planned for the central United States.

    Available at www.shakeout.org/centralus, the site notes that Tell City Junior-Senior High and William Tell Elementary schools will participate in this year’s drill, as will the Perry County Emergency Management Agency. 

  • Fired Cannelton teachers file lawsuit

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Two teachers who said they were unfairly fired from Cannelton High School are taking their complaint to court.

  • Community Events, Jan. 31

    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.

    Parent program at Early Head Start Feb. 8

  • Molly Kay Tempel

    Adam and Natalie Tempel of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Molly Kay Tempel, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Tempel is the former Natalie Gogel.
    Grandparents are Patrick and Cindy Gogel of Mariah Hill and Phillip and Rosanna Tempel of Lincoln City.
    Great-grandparents are Virlee Zoglman of St. Meinrad, Leander Tempel of Dale, Gilbert and Ruth Esarey of Bristow and the late Renus Zoglman, Leo and Edwina Gogel and Edna Tempel.