Today's News

  • Perry County author to host book signing

    PERRY COUNTY – Kenneth Edward Barnes, a former writer for the Perry County News and published author, will be a part of a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. March 18 at the Boonville Public Library and from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. March 31 at the Lincoln Heritage Public Library in Dale.

    One of his books, “Life on Pigeon Creek,” is about Barnes’ early life in Warrick County and mentions several towns in Spencer County, including Rockport, Eureka and Dale.

  • St. Paul February quilt winner

    Congratulations to Fern Ubelhor, who was February’s quilt social winner. Ubelhor is pictured with the quilt, “Anastasia’s Star.” It was pieced by Jean Blue and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • Births, March 8

    Lainey Leann Glenn
    Isiah and Michelle Glenn of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter Lainey Leann Glenn, Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Glenn is the former Michelle Hawkins. Lainey has one older sister, Lilly, 3.
    Grandparents are Steve and Patty Hawkins of Tell City, Danny and Marvenia Kincaid of Tobinsport and Bob and Anna Glenn of Evansville.

  • Dauby – Meyer

    Nancy Dauby of Indianapolis and Heath Meyer of Westfield announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Don and Carol Dauby of Tell City. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in education with a minor in Technology, and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Southern Indiana. She is a healthcare career advisor for St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

  • Five Tell Citians claim titles in own tourney

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Five Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles in the folkstyle tourney hosted by the club Sunday.

  • Marksmen fall to Castle North

    TELL CITY—Tell City got off to a slow start in a 48-34 junior high wrestling loss to Castle Tuesday.

  • Four players dominate voting for all-county

    Four players dominated voting for the News’ All-Perry County girls basketball team this year: Cannelton guards Sarah Powers and Mikah Hemmings, Perry Central center Ashley Graves, and Tell City center McKenzie Hayes.

  • Marksmen’s Kohnert 2nd in All-PAC voting

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior forward-center Chris Kohnert was the second-leading vote-getter on the All-PAC boys basketball team Monday.
    The 6-foot-7 Kohnert finished behind only Gibson Southern post player Spencer Schmitt in voting by conference coaches for the 10-man team.
    “Chris is very deserving of this award as one of the elite basketball players in southern Indiana and the Pocket Athletic Conference,” said Tell City Coach Troy Noble. “His dedication in the offseason was tremendous.

  • Eagles beat Bulldogs for first sectional title

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Alex Hanke’s dominant play inside and Evansville Day’s superior depth helped the Eagles beat Cannelton 70-52 for their first Class A boys basketball title Saturday.

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