Today's News

  • Twilight Towers Tenant Council meeting news

    TELL CITY – The monthly meeting of the Twilight Towers tenant council came to order March 21 with President Joyce Richardt leading the meeting.
    March birthdays were Hazel Jennings, Sue Bullock, Vivian DuPont, Mary Dickman, Bryant Bolin, Katey Cummins, Harold Hess, William Hawhee and Denny Stephens.

  • North Perry Head Start to host open house; taking applications

    LEOPOLD – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start is currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2012-13 school year.
    An open house will also be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 and Head Start staff encourages any interested family or community members to attend.
    Children may be enrolled at this time or parents may simply attend to learn more about Head Start. The North Perry Head Start Center is located next to Perry Central school in Leopold.

  • Spieth – Yackle

    Kimberly J. Spieth and Jeremy W. Yackle, both of Corydon, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ray and Jo Ann Saylor of Depauw and David Spieth of High Point, N.C. She is a 2004 graduate of Corydon Central High School and a 2008 graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in recreation.
    She is the marketing and communications director at YMCA of Harrison County in Corydon.

  • PC Relay for Life team fundraisers Saturday, April 14

    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. Saturday 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. Baked items will also be on sale.
    The next event will be a euchre tourney April 14 at the Leopold Conservation Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and cost is $5 per person.
    Cash prizes and concessions will be available.

  • Education notes, April 2

    Lip-sync contest Thursday at Tell City Junior-Senior High
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance will host its fifth annual lip-sync contest Thursday. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in the auditorium.
    The public is invited to attend and enter through the front doors of the school on 12th Street.
    Cost is $3 per student and $5 per adult.
    Fourteen groups are scheduled to perform.

  • Can-Pallet gets new owner

    Cannelton officials gathered Thursday to mark the grand opening of Can-Pallet and Lumber Supplies in Cannelton.

  • Numbers up for TC tennis team

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls tennis team has only two letter winners returning from last year, but Coach Nick Weyer hopes having more players will translate into more wins.
    Seniors Robyn Scarpa and Rachel Woznicki are the only returnees from last year. But there are 12 girls on the team—four more than last year.

  • Cassidy, Graves lead PC winners

    LEOPOLD—Tanner Cassidy was named the boys Most Valuable Player and Ashley Graves won the most awards for the girls at Perry Central’s basketball awards program Tuesday.
    The complete list of awards:
    Varsity boys basketball
    Best field-goal percentage: Derek Thomas and Colten Hedinger
    Best three-point percentage: Tanner Cassidy
    Best free-throw percentage: Trent Brown
    Leading scorer: Derek Thomas
    Most assists: Tanner Cassidy
    Most steals: Abe Schwartz
    Most rebounds: Tanner Cassidy

  • Marksman team has more depth than usual

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Eighteen athletes is not a lot for most track teams, but it gives Tell City’s girls track team more depth than usual.
    Only three times in the last 28 years have the Marksmen started a season with better numbers, and twice it was only one better.
    Numbers alone don’t mean anything if they are merely live bodies. But “we added several quality people, which will obviously be helpful,” said Coach Katie Chinn.

  • Sectional could be in Commodores’ reach

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—The last time Perry Central won a girls track sectional, 1984, Linda Waninger was one of the team’s stars. Now two of her daughters, Ashley and Lindsey Gengelbach, could help the Commodores win another sectional.
    Lindsey Gengelbach is the defending sectional champion in the pole vault and has been named the Most Valuable Performer in the PLAC meet the last two years.