Today's News

  • 1944 county grade-school champs

    This St. Paul basketball team won the Perry County grade-school championship. The members of the team are, standing left to right, Ivan Sprinkle, coach; Lloyd Zuelly, Edward Marchand, Shirley Rogier and Jimmy Bruggenschmidt. Seated are Paul Simpson, Eddie Marchand, Ralph Boerste, Ralph Marchand, Ralph Dauby and Bud Miller.

  • Parker Bradley Daniel

    Brad and Jenny Daniel of Crown Point announce the birth of their son, Parker Bradley.

    He was delivered Jan. 13, 2014, at Franciscan Hospital in Crown Point.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ed and Pam Morey of Tell City, formerly of Waupaca, Wis. and Dick and Dana Daniel of Hobart.

    Great-grandfather is Philip Moe of Waupaca, Wis.

  • Asher Edward West

    Joe and Lisa West of Evansville announce the birth of their son, Asher Edward. He was delivered March 19, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville.

    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Asher has two sisters, Avery and Abbie.

    Maternal grandparents are Ed and Pam Morey of Tell City, formerly of Waupaca, Wis. Paternal grandparents are Cecil and Jennifer West and Deborah West, all of Evansville.

    Great-grandparents are Philip Moe of Waupaca, Wis. and Etta West and Ramona Farmer, both of Evansville.

  • Goad – Garmer

    Rachel Goad and Michael Garmer announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    Rachel is the daughter of Dea Goad and the late Ralph Goad. Michael is the son of Shawn and Jackie Garmer of Jonesborough, Tenn.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2012 graduate of East Tennessee State University.

    She is employed as a correctional officer at the Washington County Detention Center in Jonesborough.
    The groom-to-be is a graduate of Crockett High School in Jonesborough and East Tennessee State University.

  • Gelarden – Richter

    Baylie Cathleen Gelarden and Bradley Phillip Richter, both of Lexington, Ky., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Phil and Cathleen Gelarden of Cannelton.

    The groom-to-be is the son of David and Jennifer Richter of Tell City.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. May 3, 2014, at Tell City United Methodist Church.

    A reception will follow at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

  • Alvey selected for Delta Epsilon Iota honor society at USI

    EVANSVILLE – The Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society has selected Mariah Alvey for membership in the local chapter at the University of Southern Indiana.

    Delta Epsilon Iota was established in order to recognize and encourage academic excellence in all fields of study. The organization rewards outstanding students through financial scholarships, provides leadership opportunities to its members and promotes the principles of dedication, enthusiasm and initiative among students participating in higher education throughout the United States.

  • Social News

    THE CLASS OF 1966 GAL PAL LUNCH will be held at noon Thursday, April 10, at The Patio restaurant in Tell City.

    DELENE GRIEPENSTRAH will serve as coffee social hostess Thursday, April 10, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Evangelical United Church of  Christ fellowship hall. The public is invited.

    THE WOMEN'S GUILD at Evangelical United Church of Christ will meet Thursday, April 10, at 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Mona Lehman, president, will preside.

  • Hospital Construction

    As construction of the new Perry County Memorial Hospital continues this year, tours for hospital staff will offer them a chance to view progress and learn about the areas where they will work. A group led by hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Stuber toured construction Friday. Accompanying them were employees of general contractor Weddle Brothers.

  • No one hurt when boat on river takes on water

    TELL CITY – Two men in a boat were able to beach the craft on the shore near Sunset Park Tuesday after it began taking on water.

    According to officers at the scene, Shelmar Perry and Jason Pirtle put the boat in the river at the ramp in the park.

    However, they apparently left the drain plug out and after engine trouble slowed the craft, water began entering it.

    They managed to reach the shore and with the help of officers and others, tied a rope to a tree on the shore. They were working Wednesday to remove the boat.

  • Perry County Development Corp. enters partnerships to benefit area entrepreneurs

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Development Corp. announced this week it has entered into partnership agreements with the Southwest Indiana Small Business Development Center, the Evansville Chapter of SCORE and the Perry County Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of fostering both existing and future area entrepreneurial activities.