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Today's News

  • United Way of Perry County welcomes new board members

    The United Way of Perry County has welcomed six new members of its board of trustees. New members joining the United Way team are Erin Emerson, Brian Fletcher, Jeff Hilgenhold, Kassandra Zellers Risse, Nicole Rogier and Karen Snyder.

    Each year, the United Way invites individuals to serve on the Board of Trustees who represent the diversity of Perry County.  These dedicated volunteers govern the work of the United Way of Perry County.

  • Cameron Pearl Young

    Jesika and Jerod Young, of Floyd Knobs, announce the birth of their daughter, Cameron Pearl Young. She was born Dec. 18, 2015, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany. She weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gina and John Kuzuoka of Louisville, Ky. Paternal grandparents are Lynnette and David Young of Tell City. Great-grandparents include Sherra Lish of Louisville, Ky.

    Cameron was welcomed home by her sister, Claire, 4.

  • Jaxen Dean Emerson
  • Ellis Renee Deom

    Jayme and Wes Deom of Troy announce the birth of their daughter Ellis Renee Deom. She was born Jan. 11, 2016, at 7:03 a.m. at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. 

    Maternal grandparents are Steve Poehlein of New Boston and Mary Mundy of Ferdinand. Paternal grandparents are Darla and Kenny Deom of rural Tell City.

    Ellis’ great-grandparents are the late Hugo and Juanita Mulzer, the late Paul and Margaret Deom, the late Orville and Bernie Mundy and the late Hooks and Maryann Winchell.

  • Grand local winner
  • Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School basketball homecoming court

    The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Student Council is proud to sponsor this year’s basketball homecoming on Thursday, Feb. 11, between the junior-varsity and varsity basketball games of the PAC contest versus Pike Central. The J.V. game begins at 5:30 p.m., and the ceremony will take place at approximately 6:30 p.m.

    Senior Queen and King candidates

  • Kennedy Shay Rogers

    Courtney McDaniel and Preston Rogers announce the birth of their daughter, Kennedy Shay Rogers. She was born Dec. 6, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. She weighed 5 pounds and 7 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda McDaniel of Tell City and Robert McDaniel of Rockport.

    Paternal grandparents are Lisa Richardson of Troy and Thomas Rogers of Panama City, Fla.

  • Church News; Feb. 4

    Cajun dinner at Tell City UMC

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a Cajun dinner to celebrate Mardi Gras Tuesday, Feb. 9. They will offer your choice of gumbo or jambalaya with Cajun cornbread, drinks and desserts for $8 or gumbo and jambalaya with sides for $10. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and will end at 7 p.m. Carry-outs are available.

  • Class 2A sectional more open than usual

    None of Perry County’s girls basketball teams will be favored to win a sectional this week, though the Class 2A sectional at Forest Park is as wide open as it has been.
    But a coach with ties to Tell City’s coaching staff is favored to win the Class A title at Springs Valley.
    Among the 2A sectional teams, Forest Park, Mater Dei and North Posey are receiving votes in the Class 2A state coaches poll.

  • Wolfpack tops PC girls

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit 34.1 percent from the field in a 46-40 girls basketball loss to Crawford County Friday.
    “Crawford County used an aggressive 2-3 zone and a soft 1-3-1 to throw us out of sync,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We never got into a good offensive pattern and seemed to rush open shots.
    “We missed a lot of shots at the rim and missed too many threes (hitting only 3 of 12 from beyond the arc).”
    After trailing 26-19 at halftime, the Commodores pulled within four points early in the fourth quarter.