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Today's News

  • Senators' balanced attack will test Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central will have to concentrate on stopping West Washington’s passing and running when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They’re pretty balanced,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said of the 4-2 Senators, who are 3-1 in the PLAC. “It looks like they’d like to be a 50-50 (passing-running ratio) team if they can.
    “They spread you out and run a lot of trips (three wide receivers on one side), but they still run a lot.

  • Tell City wins Heritage Hills tourney

    LINCOLN CITY—Zach Fisher and Chandler Lacy claimed individual titles as Tell City won Heritage Hills’ boys tennis tourney Saturday for the second year in a row.

  • Tell City sweeps Patriots’ junior high meets

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City swept the top six places for a perfect score in a four-team junior high boys cross country meet Monday.
    The Marksmen won with 15 points. Heritage Hills was second with 50, Perry Central third with 70, and South Spencer fourth with 116.
    Tell City’s Nate Kaiser won the 1.8-mile race in 10:10, seven seconds ahead of teammate Elliot Reed.
    Chase Beckort was third in 10:45, Will Simpson fourth in 10:51, and Nigel Kaiser fifth in 10:57.

  • Aiming for Success

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  • Harpenau–Hubert

    Craig and Sara Harpenau of Bristow announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Samantha Harpenau, to Byron Hubert, son of Jim and Marilyn Hubert of Leopold.

    The couple will be united in marriage during a 1 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand.

    The prospective bride is a 2007 graduate of Perry Central High School and graduated in 2013 from Butler University with a doctorate in pharmacy science. She is employed as a pharmacist at CVS.

  • Pet of the week

    KATIE is an affectionate little orange tabby kitten about 4 months old. She is already spayed and is awaiting her forever family. Katie will do great in just about any home or environment.

    All cats are feline leukemia negative, have been spayed or neutered, received the full series of booster and rabies vaccines and dewormer and have received flea and tick preventative.

    Adoption fees for cats are still reduced to $25 each or $35 a pair. Dogs are $50. Microchipping is optional at $15 with no annual enrollments.

  • Coming Events

    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.

    March of Dimes Walk Sunday

    PERRY COUNTY – The annual Perry-Spencer Counties March For Babies will be held Sunday, Oct. 5 at City Hall Park in Tell City. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. with the walk beginning at 2.

  • Birthdays

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    October 3

  • Lincoln Spencer Polk

    Ryan and Sam Polk of Evanston announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Spencer.

    He was delivered at 9:23 p.m. Sept. 1, 2014, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Polk is the former Sam Kleeman.

    Lincoln was welcomed home by a brother, Levi, 5, and a sister, Addison, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Sharon Kleeman and paternal grandparents are Fred and Terri Polk, all of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Bill and Betty Lain of Tell City.

  • Billy and Linda Lain

    Billy and Linda (Ballman) Lain of rural Cannelton will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 4. The couple was married Oct. 6, 1989.

    They have five children, Larry (Krista) Lain of Mongolia, Caleb (Theresa) Lain of rural Cannelton, Jimmy (Mandy) Lain of Tell City, Carol (Ryan) Dixon of Ellettsville and Gus Lain of rural Cannelton. They also have 11 grandchildren.

    Mr. Lain is the pastor at Tell City Church of Christ. Mrs. Lain has devoted her time to watching her grandchildren.