Today's News

  • We the Youth food drive Sunday in Perry County

    TELL CITY – We the Youth of Perry County will sponsor a food drive from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at several locations throughout Perry County.
    Items may be dropped off at Nobels IGA, Cash Savers, Save-a-lot, Wal-Mart and Tom’s Circle S. Cash donations will also be accepted.
    All donations will be given to the Perry County Food Coalition.

  • Run For Your Mother registration under way

    PERRY COUNTY – A fun run-walk will be held at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day, May 12 to raise funds for the Perry County Leadership Class of 2013 project. The event will begin in front of the new Tell City event center.
    The first 100 participants to sign up will receive T-shirts and gift bags. In order to receive the shirt, registration must be made by May 1. Cost is $20.
    Also, those who run will be listed in a special ad that will be published in the Perry County News after the event.

  • Reunions, April 11

    Tell City National, TCB Bank
    PERRY COUNTY – Former employees of Tell City National Bank or TCB Bank will meet at Ponderosa Steak House in Tell City at 6 p.m. April 23. Anyone who worked at TCNB or TCB is invited, along with spouses.
    Everyone will be responsible for their own dinner and drinks. Those attending are invited to take along photos of their children, grandchildren and other important milestones in life.

  • Brooks Jerden LeClere

    Steven and Jenna LeClere of Austin, Texas, announce the birth of their son, Brooks Jerden LeClere, Monday, March 18, 2013, at Seton Medical Center in Austin.  
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 201/2 inches long.  
    Mrs. LeClere is the former Jenna Jerden.  
    Grandparents are Joe and Leanne LeClere of Tell City and Darrell and Pam Jerden of Bloomington. Great-grandparents are Earl and Gloria LeClere of Tell City and Lee and Nancy Ringeman of Santa Claus.

  • Aleah Louise Behm

    Dawn and Dave Behm of Elmhurst, Ill., announce the birth of their daughter, Aleah Louise Behm, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale, Ill.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Behm is the former Dawn DuPont. Aleah has three older brothers, Landon, age 41/2, Owen, age 21/2 and Colin, age 11/2.

  • Rome to once again host flea markets

    ROME – The Rome Community Center will begin to host its second annual flea markets and trade days through summer and fall months this year. The first market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Others will be held the second Saturday of the month until September.
    Everyone is welcome and vendors may include new and used items, crafters, antiques, artists and produce. No food vendors will be accepted. Space is available for $10.

  • Coyle – Woznicki

    Ron and Tracey Coyle and Rich and Kim Woznicki announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Tory Coyle of West Lafayette and Joe Woznicki of Lafayette.

    The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School.
    She is attending Purdue University and is expected to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in May 2013.

  • Philip Koch dead at 47

    SANTA CLAUS – Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort owner and president Philip J. Koch died early Tuesday morning surrounded by his family at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was 47.

    Koch suffered cardiac arrest while in Evansville April 1.

    Born and raised in Santa Claus, Koch attended Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, graduating in 1983. He attended Purdue University and graduated in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management.

  • Employee dies after falling from FedEx truck

    MOUNT PLEASANT – A FedEx employee died from injuries she sustained Monday after falling  from the passenger seat of a delivery truck.

    State police said Joseph W. Englebrecht, 30, Evansville  was driving a 2000 International truck westbound toward Leopold when his passenger, Debra J. Harris, 54, of Velpen fell out of the vehicle. The two were delivering packages and had just made a delivery near Mount Pleasant when Harris fell from the vehicle as  it rounded a curve.

  • COLUMN: College visits offer big insight

    Purdue University

    I’ve got a son in college and a daughter about to be. In the past four years, we’ve done a dozen college visits at nine different schools. It’s been a research effort lasting years; perhaps I should report some results. First a disclaimer: I work for Purdue. I’ll try to stay objective.

    So here are a few of our experiences – research observations, I suppose. Start with the best, with names attached.