Today's News

  • City aims high for 7th Street


    TELL CITY – A new event and visitor center supporters said will reshape the look of Tell City’s Seventh Street and the rest of its downtown might bring millions of dollars in additional investment, including a new hotel, members of the city council learned Monday night.

    The $1.2 million project still faces major challenges, including a need for additional funds and time constraints that would require the center to be completed within a year.

  • Family Roots Nursery sponsors free seminars beginning Saturday

    DALE – Family Roots Nursery Inc. in Dale will present a home and garden seminar series during the spring and summer for anyone interested. The seminars will be held at 2 p.m. EST Saturdays beginning this Saturday.
    All seminars may be attended at no charge and some will include “make and takes” items for a nominal fee. Aaron and Andrea Peters of Family Roots Nursery will present some of the seminars while others will be presented by individuals better suited for the topics.

  • Reunions, March 22

    PCHS Class of 1987 to finalize reunion plans Sunday
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Class of 1987 will hold an organizational meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at Marcy’s Restaurant in Leopold.
    Everyone is invited to attend. The group will make final plans on a date and place for the reunion. For more information, contact Angie at 843-4755 or Donna at 843-4590. Information can also be found on the class’s Facebook page, “Perry Central Class of 1987.”

  • PCMH to offer CPR, first aid classes in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer American Heart Association CPR programs and a first aid course during March and April.
    The Family and Friends CPR classes will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. today and 12:20 to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. March 28.
    This program is designed for the lay-person, 10 years and older, to learn CPR and choking-rescue skills.
    No testing or performance evaluation will be required. Fee for the program is $10.

  • Community Events, March 22

    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.

    Mu Gamma gathering today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.
    Hostesses will be Pat McCleary, Velma Hubert and Connie Berger.

  • Pinewood Derby champs

    Boy Scout Troop 192 held its Pinewood Derby Feb. 19. Winners were, from the left, Will Simpson, first place; Matt Aders, second place and Ethan Pruitt, third place.

  • NRG Farms claims awards in Saddlebred Horse Association Convention

    TELL CITY – NRG Farm of Tell City received two Indiana 2011 High Point awards at the Indiana Saddlebred Horse Association Convention in Carmel Feb. 12.
    The Testament, shown by trainer Nancy Ress, won the Park Pleasure Driving Award and Championship Symphony, shown by Dr. Gene Ress, won in the Country Pleasure Driving Division.
    Dekarobics, owned and shown by Hannah Young in their first year of showing together, won two championships and two reserve championships.

  • Birth announcements, March 22

    Tristan Robert James
    Trina and Chris James of Ferdinand announce the birth of their son, Tristan Robert James, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. James is the former Trina Emmert.
    Grandparents are Bob and Bonnie Emmert of Ferdinand and Nolan and Betty James of Mount Pleasant.
    Great-grandmother is Clarice James of Dubois.

  • Ziegelgruber – Magee

    Kate Ziegelgruber and Bill Magee of Houston, Texas, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bernie and Cathy Bower of Tell City and the late Pat Ziegelgruber. She has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from DePauw University; a master’s degree in geology from Ohio State University and a PhD in geology from Rice University. She is a doctoral student at Rice University.

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Boys Varsity Baseball
    27    Princeton    H    5:30
    31    Evansville Memorial    H    10:00
      3    Heritage Hills    H    4:30
      4    Tecumseh    T    5:00
      5    South Center    H    5:30
      7    South Spencer    H    1:00