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Today's News

  • Sons of the American Legion scholar

    Brent Badger, commander of Sons of the American Legion Detachment 213 in Tell City, presents Laurie Dixon a scholarship.

    She is a Perry Central High School graduate and the daughter of Bryan and Diane Dixon. Laurie plans to attend the University of Southern Indiana to double major in graphic design and theater arts.

  • Community Events, June 13

    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.


    Horlander to celebrate 100th birthday

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host a 100th birthday party for Doretha Horlander at 2 p.m. today in the Transitional Care Dining Area.

  • Local student named to deans’ honor roll at Fort Hays State

    HAYS, Kan. – Izetta Dawn Davis-Roper was among the 1,096 students named to the deans’ honor roll by the deans of Fort Hays State University in Hays for the spring 2013 semester.
    The list includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have enrolled in 12 or more credit hours and have a minimum grade-point average of 3.60 for the semester.
    Full-time on-campus and virtual students are eligible. Davis-Roper is a senior majoring in general studies-general business.

  • Hoosier Express holds Washington scoreless Friday

    LINCOLN CITY — Austin Paulin went 2 for 3 and Luke Stetter tossed a shutout as the Hoosier Express topped Washington 11-0 in six innings Friday.

    After being shut-out in the season opener, the Express offense scoring three runs in the second, third and fifth innings before closing the game out with two more in the sixth.

    Guadalupe Perez finished with two RBIs. And despite scattering nine hits, Stetter and the Express defense kept Washington off the scoreboard.

  • Krutz awarded D of I scholarship

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella awarded a $500 scholarship to Shelby L. Krutz, a 2013 graduate of Heritage Hills High School.

    She will attend Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and major in business and pre-law.
    The D of I scholarship is based on financial need, academic, extracurricular and community involvement. Applicants for the award must be children or grandchildren of a member of the local D of I circle.
    Shelby attends St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy and is the daughter of Richard Krutz and Carla Glenn.

  • Perry County students named to Ivy Tech spring 2013 dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest recognizes the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester.
    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.50 grade-point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no Ds or Fs, must have earned six or more credits during the semester and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.  

  • Berger graduates New Prairie High School

    NEW CARLISLE – Andrew Berger graduated from New Prairie High School in New Carlisle June 2. He is the son of Frank and Elisa Berger of New Carlisle and the grandson of Paul and Mary Louise Berger of Tell City and Roland and Agnes Sikorski of Hobart.

    Berger was a member of the National Honor Society and vice president of the Spanish National Honor Society. During high school, he was a member of the New Prairie Theatre Co. and held the office of president his senior year. He enjoyed both acting and choreographing for the annual musicals.

  • Memorial golf scramble winners
  • Zumba party for charity June 27

    TELL CITY – Everbody’s Gym will host a Zumba party from 7 to 9 p.m. June 27 in the back parking lot of William Tell Elementary School.
    Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event. Proceeds from the party will benefit Autism Speaks, a charity Blair Walsh and Tyler Rainey will be running for in the Chicago Marathon.
    Those participating may also pay $5 per song to have Walsh and Rainey dance with the group.

  • Chinns’ birdie playoff takes Glen Ress title

    TELL CITY — Bruce and Andy Chinn of Tell City birdied the first playoff hole to edge Keith Pierrard and David Litherland for first place in the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble Sunday.

    The Chinns and Pierrard and Litherland each shot 127 through the regulation 36 holes for the two-day tourney.
    The Chinns became the first father-and-son team to win the tourney.