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Today's News

  • Fire destroys home near Bristow

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    BRISTOW – A fire of as-yet-unknown origin destroyed a home at the end of Clayborne Road Monday afternoon, keeping Anderson Township and Central Perry firefighters busy for several hours.

    John Taylor, Anderson Township’s fire chief, said the structure was in flames when they arrived. Firefighters pumped water from a cistern to supplement what was trucked to the scene on tankers. There were no injuries.

    Taylor said the cause of the fire hasn’t been determined and is being labeled “suspicious.”

  • Church News, March 1

    St. Boniface fish dinner Friday
    FULDA – The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites the community to a fish dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church parish center.
    Fish dinners will be served and the meal will consist of two boneless fish fillets, bread, dessert, drink and your choice of three sides: German fries, macaroni and cheese, baked beans or slaw. Take out will be available and cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children.

  • Community Events, March 1

    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.

  • Head Start students learn about animal helpers

    Students at South Perry Head Start learned about community helpers during January.

  • Goffinet named to KWC fall 2011 president’s, dean’s list

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the names of students earning spots on the dean’s and president’s lists for the fall 2011 semester.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while having at least a 12-hour class schedule. The president’s list honors superior academic achievement. To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade-point average.

  • Sisters earn spots on dean’s lists

    CINCINNATI, Ohio – Ashley and Amanda Staples, daughters of Larry and Shelia Staples and granddaughters of Don and Marge Roberts and Don and Leona Staples, have both been named to fall 2011 dean’s lists for their respective colleges.
    Ashley was named to the dean’s list at the Miami University of Cincinnati and Amanda was named to the dean’s list at the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.

  • Kleemann – Buckler

    Mrs. James Kleemann of Tell City announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Natalie Kleemann of Fishers to Richard Buckler of Fishers, son of William Buckler and Karen Buckler, both of Siberia.

    The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Jim Kleemann. She is a 2000 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2004 graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing.
    She works as a registered nurse for Community Health Network Hospitals in Indianapolis.

  • No clear favorite in sectional

    With neither Forest Park nor Mater Dei having as dominant a team as they have had some years and with Perry Central having its best record in 13 years, this week’s Class 2A Southridge boys basketball sectional is as wide open as it has ever been.
    Perry Central, 16-5, enters the sectional with the best record. The Commodores’ victories include a 59-57 home win over Mater Dei Dec. 10.
    Perry Central lost at Forest Park 56-49 Jan. 7, though, and lost at home to North Posey, which it will face in the first round of the sectional Wednesday.

  • Lions whomp Bulldogs

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    SELLERSBURG—Cannelton struggled on defense in an 85-56 boys basketball loss to Rock Creek Academy Friday.
    The Lions scored the first seven points of the game and raced to a 26-6 first-quarter lead. The Bulldogs never recovered.
    “They have a good team—we knew that coming in,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.  “We put in a couple of new defenses, a box-and-one and a diamond-and-one and we struggled with them.”

  • Day School outrebounds, outshoots Tell City for win

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE—In summer league games last June Tell City boys basketball coach Troy Noble sometimes used a starting lineup of Brennan Malone, Dayne Seibert, Chris Kohnert, Brian Arnold and Jordan Heck.