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Today's News

  • TC 6th in PAC junior high swim meets

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Stephen Houle and Sydney Brown each placed in the top four in two individual events but Tell City finished sixth in the six-team PAC junior high swim meets Thursday.

  • High scorers featured on all-county team

    The News’ latest All-Perry County boys basketball team  features its highest scoring duo in 16 years, since Matt Carter and Kyle DeSpain combined to average 51.2 points per game.

  • Dixons open new real estate office

    TELL CITY – Scott and Heidi Dixon, owners of Dixon & Dixon Auction Services announce the opening of their new real estate office at 807 12th St., in Tell City.

    Dennis Graves has been hired as principal broker. Brenda Graves, Heidi Dixon and Cindy Brown will be employed as sales staff.
    Dennis Graves has 10 years experience in the real-estate business and said he is looking forward to continuing to serve his clients at the new office location.

  • Community Events, March 19

    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.

  • Sommer to join Ken Shourds Equipment

    Ken Shourds Equipment recently announced the addition of Danny Sommer to their sales staff. Sommers will provide sale information on farming and outdoor equipment at Indiana 231 North, Rockport. He may also be reached at (812) 649-2821.

  • 40 & 8 plans bingo benefit planned for Sunday

    TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213’s Forty and Eight veterans organization will raise money for nurses in training through bingo games beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday.
    The event will be held at the Legion and jackpots will include hams and turkeys. Players must be 18 years or older.
    All proceeds will go to nurses training.

  • Upcoming PC Relay for Life events in April

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Relay For Life will hold two events to raise funds for the annual walk.
    The first will be a chicken-dinner sale at 10 a.m. April 7 at the corner of 12th Street and Indiana 37 in Tell City.
    The dinner will include a half chicken, creek fries and green beans. Cost will be $7. Bake-sale items will also be on sale.
    The next event will be a euchre tourney April 14 at the Leopold Conversation Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and cost is $5 per person.
    Cash prizes and concessions will be available.

  • Education brief, March 19

    Early Start program set for Friday morning
    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a parent enrichment program scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the Early Head Start office, at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City.
    The topic for March will be “Knowing Your Community Resources.” Light refreshments will be served.
    For more information, contact Kelly Luker, EHS family resource coordinator, at 547-4850 Ext. 113 or (812) 619-1842.

  • Branchville student serves as page

    State Sen. Richard D. Young (D-Milltown) hosted a page from Branchville during the 2012 legislative session. Sydney Ann Goffinet, 15, from Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, served as a Senate page for Young Feb. 23.

  • VFW name winners of first chili cook-off

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 hosted its first chili cook-off contest March 10 at the VFW post.
    Prizes were given out for first, second and third places and also to the people’s choice.
    First place was awarded to Joe and Martha Minto, second place went to Jason Lindsey and third place was awarded to Calvin and Betty Hartz. The people’s choice award winner was Kay Northerner. The VFW would like to thank all the participants who entered the cook-off and invites everyone back again next year.