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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Gage Oaks Dilger

    Alex and Jaime Dilger of Dale announce the birth of their son, Gage Oaks Dilger, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. Mrs. Dilger is the former Jaime Rickenbaugh. Gage has one older brother, Case, 22 months.
    Grandparents are Dewey and Melanie Rickenbaugh of Bristow and Leon and Doris Dilger of Dale.
    Great-grandparents are Opal Rickenbaugh and the late Archie Rickenbaugh, Kenny and Faye Elverd, Hubert and Philomena Dilger and Victor and Cecelia Stetter.

  • Jett Hendrix Christian Taylor

    Brad and Brittany Taylor of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Jett Hendrix Christian Taylor, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 191/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Taylor is the former Brittany Jones. Jett has two older siblings, Aiden Taylor, 6, and Kaleb Taylor, 3.
    Grandparents are Matt and Gala Leibering of Cannelton, Kent and Kris Jones of Tell City and the late Bill Taylor and Terri Wheeler.

  • TC Homecoming royalty to be revealed Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Student Council will host the 2013 homecoming ceremony Saturday between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games against Gibson Southern.  The junior varsity game will begin at 6 p.m.

  • Indiana boater-ed course announced

    JASPER – Indiana conservation officers will sponsor a boater education class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 at the Jasper Moose Family Center, 2507 Newton Street in Jasper.
    Topics to be covered include boating basics, navigation, boating laws, personal watercraft operation, water safety, personal flotation devices and more.