Today's News

  • Community Calendar, Feb. 7

    Monday February 7
    AA New Hope Group meeting 7 p.m., at First Uni-ted Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, Tell City, information call 547-2318 or 719-1862.
    Bingo at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City, doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo 7 p.m.
    TOPS IN1148 Tell City meeting at Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 23rd and Tell streets, Tell City, weigh-in 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m., information call 547-8607.

  • Education News, Feb. 7

    USI releases dean’s list
    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana has published the honors list for the 2010 fall semester. Ronald Rochon, provost, reported that 2,161 students were named to the latest list.
    The complete list of names can be viewed online at www.usi.edu. In order to be named to the list, students must achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average on a 4.0 system.

  • Hall earns spot on WKU dean’s list

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Taylor J. Hall of Derby has been named to Western Kentucky University dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester.

    He is studying mechanical engineering and earned a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.
    Hall is the son of Kevin and Gwen Hall and the grandson of Darryl and Connie Taylor and the late Roscoe and Peggy Hall. He is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.

  • Clausen named to UE dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – Jenelle Clausen, a 2009 Tell City High School graduate, has earned a place on the fall 2010 dean’s list for the University of Evansville.

    Clausen is a sophomore at UE and is currently studying abroad in Europe for the spring 2011 semester at Harlaxton University.
    She is the daughter of Darryl and Shelly Clausen.

  • Parachutes away!

    Students in Kelli Braunecker’s second-grade class at William Tell Elementary release parachutes that they constructed as part of a science investigation about air.

  • Recycling district dumps e-waste fee

    By DAVE TAYLOR, Correspondent

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Recycling Management District Board of Directors met Jan. 27, voted in new officers and eliminated an e-waste recycling fee to encourage Perry Countians to turn in their old electronics.

  • Community members discuss drug testing

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Approximately 40 people turned out Wednesday to obtain information and express opinions about starting a drug-testing program in Tell City schools.

  • Tell City boys fall to Pike Central

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton and Justin Peter each won three events but Tell City lost to Pike Central 104-56 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:00.79 and the 500 free in 5:31.34.
    He teamed with Peter, Trent Benningfield and Hunter Sandage to win the 200 free relay in 1:44.15.
    Peter also won the 100 free in 52.81 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 1:02.41.
    Sandage placed second in the 500 free in 5:59.26 and third in the 200 free in 2:09.12.

  • Tell City girls fall to Forest Park

    FERDINAND—Forest Park held Tell City to single-digit scoring every quarter to beat the Marksmen 45-27 in PAC girls basketball Thurs-day.
    The Rangers concentrated their defense on Tell City center McKenzie Hayes, holding her to four points.
    Sophomore forward-guard Jami Rowe led the Marksmen with 11 points, including two three-point baskets.
    Sarah Hopf, a strong low-post forward, led Forest Park with 12 points. Jordan Theising added 11.

  • Hot Southridge tops PC

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge hit 6 of 8 three-point shots and 50 percent from the field overall to beat Perry Central 52-35 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “When they play like that, there’s not many teams that are going to beat them,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    “I thought we defended halfway decent,” he added. “We defended the inside pretty well—we held (Raider center Cassie) Wertman to four points.