Today's News

  • Contestants sought for Schweizer Fest Pageant

    TELL CITY – A follow-up meeting for this year’s Schweizer Fest pageant will be at 6 p.m. Monday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ. Applications for contestants can be picked up at Cinderella’s, 922 Main Street in Tell City. Those wishing to compete must live or work in Perry County. Age groups are as follows: Princess, 9 to 11 years; Junior Miss, 12 to 15 years; Teen, 16 to 19 years and Miss, 20 to 22 years. For more information, contact Teresa Dauby at 547-1051 or 719-0577. All applications are due by Wednesday.

  • Gehlhausen – Schmitt

    Bridget Marie Gehlhausen of Bristow and Jason Michael Schmitt of Jasper announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Roch and Marlene Gehlhausen of Bristow. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern Indiana in 2012. She works at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper and St. Mary Medical Center in Evansville.

  • Birth announcements, June 14

    Reece Kooper Halford
    John and Leanne Halford of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Reece Kooper Halford, Friday, April 20, 2012, at The Women’s Hospital – Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Halford is the former Leanne Flamion. Reece has twin older brothers, Ethan and Bryce Halford, 8.
    Grandparents are Jerry and Beth Flamion of Magnet and Ed and Donna Halford of Louisville, Ky.

  • Peter – Pannet

    Samantha Peter and Robbie Pannet were married during a ceremony Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the city park gazebo in Cannelton. Chris and Karen Zuckschwerdt officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Cheryl and Bill Peter of Leopold and the late Larry A. Peter, and the granddaughter of Eva Knable. She is a full-time student at Sullivan College in Louisville, Ky.

  • Ceremony offers hope, time to grieve

    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – Martina McBride’s “I’m Gonna Love You Through It” begins with the voices of women who’ve faced cancer. Several describe the moments they heard their cancer diagnoses.

    They could be the stories behind any of the names marked onto lunch-size paper bags turned into candle holders and now lining the track at Perry Central Community School. 

    This is the annual Relay for Life luminaria ceremony.

  • Relay for Life: Honoring the fight against cancer
  • Big Spencer County Fair under way

    The Spencer County Fair is under way with attractions planned through Saturday night. Gates open at 5 p.m. today with Shortline Amusement rides and vendor booths. Fun Time Karaoke will begin at 6 p.m. with today’s big draw the Evansville Fire Family fire, flag and ribbon demonstration. The show begins at 7 p.m. and is sure to thrill. The group performs weekly at the Four Freedoms Monument in Evansville and has a large following. A choreographed fire performance begins at 9 p.m. 

  • Perry Central Class of 2012 scholarship recipients
  • TC Schools’ summer program under way

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Cares Program is offering a free summer open-gym program for William Tell Elementary and Tell City Junior-Senior High School students entering grades 3-9 in the upcoming school year. The program will run through Aug 2, except for July 4, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

    The program will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. at Tell City Junior-Senior High School and will include gym activities, swimming and movies. 

    Students will enter the building through the main office entrance on Jefferson Street. 

  • Schweizer Fest food booth opportunity

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest Inc. has an opportunity for additional food booths this year during the Aug. 8-11 festival. If you are part of a nonprofit organization in Perry County and would like to participate, now is your chance. 

    Review the following items already offered and come up with a different product, then call Cheri Taylor with Schweizer Fest to reserve your space. There is a need for a group to provide chicken dinners Friday and Saturday nights as well.