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Today's News

  • Nix joins IU Sigma Alpha Lambda

    CANNELTON – Sigma Alpha Lambda, a National Leadership and Honors Organization at Indiana University, announced Mariah C. Nix of Cannelton recently became a member of the organization.

    Sigma Alpha Lambda is an organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development and lifelong professional fulfillment.
    Nix is the daughter of Barry and Diane Nix of rural Cannelton. She is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Cannelton conferences today, Friday

    CANNELTON – Kindergarten through fifth grades at Cannelton Elementary School will hold parent-teacher conferences today and Friday.
    Information was sent home with the students previously, however, if you are not scheduled for a conference and would like to meet with your child’s teacher, call 547-4126 to schedule a conference.

  • Community Events, Oct. 13

    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.

    Euchre games Saturday in Leopold
    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Conservation Club will host euchre games Saturday at the clubhouse.
    Doors will open at 6 p.m. with games beginning at 7.
    Refreshments will be served.

  • Grandview quilt winner

    Grandview Civic Association congratulated Jenny Anderson of Grandview who was the winner of the quilt raffle at the Fall Festival held in September.

  • Birth announcements, Oct. 13

    Melanie Rose Wolf
    Captain Michael and Adrienne Wolf of Omaha, Neb., announce the birth of their daughter, Melanie Rose Wolf, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Melanie has one brother, Parker Joseph, 2.
    Grandparents are Maurice and Donna Harpenau of Tell City and Joe and Gwen Wolf of Leonardtown, Md.

  • George and Charlotte Biggs

    Mr. and Mrs. George F. Biggs will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, with an open house at the Grandview Civic Center in Grandview.

    Family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Hauser – Lindsey

    Daniel Lindsey and Jennifer Hauser of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Danny Hauser of Cannelton, Sylvia Barnett of Troy and Ken Wheatley of Rome.
    She is a 2000 graduate of Tell City High School and is a cook at the Patio Steakhouse in Cannelton.
    Mr. Lindsey is the son of David Lindsey of Eckerty and the late Rebecca (Genet) Lindsey.
    He is a 1997 graduate of Perry Central High School and works in production at Masterbrand Cabinets.

  • Edwards – Bryant

    Mr. and Mrs. David Edwards of Leopold and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Bryant of Derby announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Deann Edwards and Morty Bryant.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Indiana University Southeast.
    She is a special-education teacher at Corden Porter Alternative School in Jeffersonville.
    Mr. Bryant is a 2007 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Purdue University.

  • Blackhawks stop Commodores

    FRENCH LICK—Ashley Gengelbach made 12 kills and three blocks but Perry Central lost to Springs Valley 25-13, 26-24, 25-17 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    “At times we played very well and our defense, both digging and blocking, was good,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    Hannah Harpenau and Grace James each added five kills for the Commodores. James and Sydney Goffinet each made two blocks.
    Harpenau made 20 digs, Jennifer Kemp 13, James nine, and Gengelbach seven.
    James had 15 assists.

  • Cannelton places hits, serves well to defeat South Central

    CANNELTON—Cannelton served well and placed its hits well to beat South Central 25-12, 25-15, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    “Our spikes and tips went in the holes,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “And we had a really good serving game—only five bad serves.
    “We did not have a lot of dropped balls either—only three. We usually have at least 10.”
    Taylor Childers served 10 consecutive points, including two aces, as the Bulldogs took control of the first game.
    She went 15 for 15 serving for the match.