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Today's News

  • Upcoming activities at the Perry County Library-Tell City branch

    Memoir-writing class Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch will host a memoir-writing class at noon Saturday.
    The class is designed for anyone who wants to write family stories or memories to preserve and share history. The workshop will be facilitated by local writer Kristine Adams and include writing suggestions to begin the process, resources, tips and more.

  • Trowbridge begins News internship

    TELL CITY – The Perry County News has welcomed a second high-school senior as an intern for the fall semester.

    Jacqueline Trowbridge is a senior at Perry Central High School who will spend her afternoons at the News, working with the paper’s staff, writing news and feature stories and occasional columns. She will also hone her photography skills. She will also do some news and feature writing at the school.

  • Ronald and Judy Naegele

    Ronald and Judy Naegele of Branchville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, with a gathering at the Schwartz Family Restaurant in Eckerty hosted by their family.

    Mr. Naegele married the former Judy Belcher Oct. 18, 1963, at the home of the Rev. Loval Eastridge. The couple has two children, Rhonda Carter (Chris) of Tell City and Marissa Hubert of Owensboro, Ky.
    They also have two grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
    Both are retired from the Branchville Correctional Facility.

  • Social news, Sept. 30

    ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • Catholic parishes to merge in Spencer County

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Rev. Charles C. Thompson, bishop of the Diocese of Evansville, announced today the establishment of new parishes over the next three years as the result of mergers that involve 24 existing parishes. The 10 mergers will take effect between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2016.

    Two of the mergers involve Spencer County parishes.

  • Hawhee, Marksmen Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Jarrett Hawhee rushed for 141 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown as Tell City beat Perry Central 13-8 in JV football Monday.
    Perry Central led 8-7 after three quarters. But with 6:54 left in the game Hawhee scored on a 1-yard run up the middle.
    The first three quarters were a battle of turnovers, with each team losing three fumbles and Perry Central’s Ethan Myler intercepting a pass.

  • Theis 3rd in freshman race

    MARENGO—Jillian Theis placed third in the freshman girls race to lead Perry Central in Crawford County’s cross country invitational Saturday.
    There were separate races for each class in each gender and then the top five times of all runners from a school were added together to determine the school’s team score.
    Perry Central finished 11th among 22 complete teams in the girls race and 22nd among 29 in the boys race.

  • Marksman boys 33rd in strong 52-team meet

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—No Tell City runner finished in the top 150 in the strong 52-team Trinity Invitational boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 924 points to finish 33rd among 52 teams. Carmel won with 88 points, beating Brentwood, Tenn., on the sixth-man tie-breaker.
    “Nine of the nation’s top 50 teams were in attendance,” noted Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “It was a good eye-opener for our kids before we start hitting the postseason meets.”

  • Wood Memorial nips Tell City

    TELL CITY—Wood Memorial scored two goals in the 27th minute of the game and held on to beat Tell City 2-1 in boys soccer Tuesday.
    The game was scoreless midway through the first half when Tell City Coach Austin Fischer moved Reed Goffinet out of the goalie position because “I felt like we could really benefit from having him on the offense in this game.”
    After the second goalie gave up two quick goals, Fischer put Goffinet back in goal. In the second half he tried a third goalie, Sam Rogers, and “he did very well.”

  • Southridge stops Marksmen's win streak

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge won No. 1 singles and both doubles matches to beat Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday, ending the Marksmen’s six-match winning streak.
    Tell City dominated No. 2 and 3 singles. Zach Fisher beat Mitch Steinkamp 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2 and Jeff Yeung beat Jose Furrusquir by the same score in No. 3.
    But Southridge’s Tyler Gray shut out Jake Swihart 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Cam O’Bryan and Chad O’Bryan beat Luke Thomas and Austin Paulin 6-3, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles.