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Today's News

  • Tell City 2nd, PC 3rd in Lincoln Trail meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed six runners in the top 27 to finish second in the 11-teamm Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 75 points and Perry Central was third with 95. Daviess County, one of Kentucky’s top-ranked teams, won with 32.
    Perry Central’s Bryce Lain was the top local finisher, placing third in 16:25. But Tell City’s Caleb Sherry was just one second behind him in fourth place.

  • EUCC welcomes new pastor

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ recently welcomed their new pastor J.T. Hills and his family to the congregation.

    Hills was born in Omaha, Neb., and grew up moving back and forth between his father’s home in Omaha and his mother’s home near San Francisco, Calif.
    “While these cities are very different, I consider both places to be my hometown,” he said.

  • Benedictine to profess perpetual vows

    FERDINAND – Sister Gail Hamilton will make her perpetual monastic profession as a member of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand at 1 p.m. EDT Oct. 5 in Monastery Immaculate Conception Church in Ferdinand. Charles C. Thompson, bishop of the Diocese of Evansville, will preside at the Mass.

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Testing is offered on a first-come, first serve basis Oct. 21 and Oct. 22.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination. For more information, contact GED chief examiner Susie Knox at 547-3347.

  • Community Events, Sept. 19

    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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    TC Moose dinners Friday
    TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424 will sell barbecue and pork-chop dinners beginning at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the corner of 12th and Tell streets in Tell City.

  • 2013 March of Dimes walk activities set

    TELL CITY – The March of Dimes Perry-Spencer March for Babies walk is scheduled for Sept. 29 in Tell City.
    Registration at Old National Bank opens at 2 p.m. and the ceremony, followed by the walk, begins at 3 p.m.
    This year’s ambassador family is the Badgers. Parents Ty and Leann (Edwards) Badger were blessed with twins, Mila and Emmitt, prematurely born.

  • College night at local schools Monday, Wednesday

    PERRY COUNTY – College GO! Week in Indiana kicks off Monday and will continue through Sept. 27 with activities continuing all fall semester. The goal of College GO! Week is to help Hoosiers of all ages plan for college completion and car-eer success. College 101 nights have been scheduled for 11th- and 12th-grade students and parents at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School Monday with a meal at 6 p.m. and program at 6:30 p.m. in the cafetorium.

  • VFW summer picnic set for Oct. 6

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Oct. 6 at Mulzer Camp west of Troy.
    Members and their families, plus the ladies and men’s auxiliary units and their families are invited to attend.
    The post will furnish the meat, potatoes and drinks. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish or dessert.
    Dinner will begin around 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kerry James at (812) 608-0217.

  • GOPerry Club meeting set for Saturday in TC

    PERRY COUNTY – The GOPerry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponderosa in Tell City. Nancy Rennie, a local employee of the Indiana Department of Child Services, will be the guest speaker.
    Everyone is welcome.
    The club will continue its monthly gatherings throughout the year with local speakers. For more information, call Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.

  • Perry-Spencer Republican picnic today

    TROY – The Perry-Spencer Republican annual picnic will be held today at Mulzer Camp just west of Troy.
    Doors will open at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6 and special guest speakers at 7 p.m.
    Speakers for the evening will be Secretary of State Connie Lawson and State Auditor Dwayne Sawyer.